New DELWP CEO starts next month

The new regional director of the Loddon Mallee region for DELWP will start in his new role next month. ANTHONY JUDD will oversee programs including climate change adaptation. He's spent the last 15-years in various management and...

Staggering rate of thefts occur from unlocked vehicles

Staggering figures show around 95% of thefts reported to Swan Hill police were from unlocked vehicles. It's prompted police to again remind locals to lock their cars and take valuables out. They say items that are being...

Firewood gathering green light for locals

Firewood can now be gathered from designated collection areas in state forest. The spring firewood season has opened but it can only be for personal use. Forest Fire Management Victoria says with limited supply of firewood within...

Regional QR code vaccination permission rollout

A QR code system that links check-ins with proof of vacination will be trialled in regional Victoria within weeks. The Victorian and NSW governments are working on the technology which will allow business owners to admit...

City dwellers dreaming of a tree change

New research has found three-out-of four Australians are dreaming of moving out of capital cities and into regional areas such as Mildura. The poll for food manufacturer MARS WRIGLEY found the cost of living lifestyle and...

Balranald Covid case update

Two COVID cases have been recorded in Balranald however they are currently under investigation. Another case was reported in Wilcannia yesterday with another in Broken Hill. Far West Local Health District says all are isolating and are...