Fight to open SA border continues

A Mildura MP's vowing to continue her fight for locals in the electorate to travel into NSW and South Australia. ALI CUPPER's calling for those states to relax their hard border closures with regional Victoria. She says...

Further rates relaxation

Locals struggling to pay their rates instalment have some breathing space. Mildura council's announced the first instalment of rates will be due on October 14 instead of September. Rates notices will be delivered this week outlining the...

Wenty on the rise

The value of building approvals in the Wentworth Shire has grown by more than 65% in the last financial year. The council says the shire’s continuing to buck the trend, in terms of building approvals where...

Irymple man's $1K fine for border breach

An Irymple man's been fined $1,000 for failing to comply with covid-border restrictions. Police say the 26-year-old was stopped in Hay on Monday afternoon telling officers he was heading to Wagga Wagga for work but intended...

Facebook falling short in defamation management

A local MP who's won a defamation case says social media sites like Facebook need to be more accountable for material posted online. ANNE WEBSTER, her husband and the charity they founded, Zoe Support have been...

Willowfest

The COVID-19 Pandemic's claimed another local event. Organisers of this year's Willowfest have cancelled the event, saying it was a tough decision to make. But they say the Veteran's Carnival and Championships held over the Christmas break...

Tragic Floodwater Fatality

Driver dies after car swept into floodwater near Broken Hill.  A man has died after his car was swept into floodwater in a remote area of the state’s far west at the weekend.   Police have been told...

Breath test shows 0.224

A man’s had his car impounded and his licence suspended after being caught drink driving. Mildura police pulled over the 25-year-old in the early hours of Friday where he allegedly blew 0.224. He’s also facing charges.

Feedback request for Swan Hill bridge

Swan Hill and nearby residents are being urged to have their say on two alignment options for a future Swan Hill Bridge. Public feedback closes on October 16 and a summary report’s due in November. Locals wanting...

Last day for nominations

Council candidates don’t have long to lodge their nomation. Anyone thinking about running in next month’s local government elections either in Mildura or Swan Hill have until midday today to nominate. Each council’s election manager will hold...