Jeanswest voluntary administration

Another fashion chain's in trouble. JEANSWEST, which has a store in Mildura has been placed in voluntary administration.. Adminstrators say the move will give the group the chance to restructure and better respond to challenging retail market...

Hundreds hands for harvest

Hundreds of workers from Timor-Leste are in Sunraysia helping fill gaps in the workforce during the harvest season. Member for Mallee ANNE WEBSTER says changes to the Seasonal Worker Program has improved flexibility and availability of...

Smoky day for Sunraysia

Mildura's forecast to get smoke haze across the region. The smoke is due from fires in Victoria's Gippsland and north-east regions with a top of 37. But the city's unlikely to receive the thick haze that's blanketing...

Opportunistic theft prevention

Police are again urging locals to make sure they're not victims of opportunistic thefts.  Mildura officers say thieves look for valuables in unlocked vehicles, garages or sheds, or even a purse left unattended in a shopping...

Funding for postgrad health workers

Regional health workers are set to receive funding to get postgraduate qualifications. LaTrobe Uni's welcoming the federal government policy.. saying cost is often a barrier.. The local uni says Commonwealth Support Places means the government will meet...

Illegal gun seized

A man accused of having a gun in a Broken Hill home's been charged. Police were called to the property on Monday night allegedly finding a gun and ammunition. The 30-year-old man at the property's been charged...

Nazi flag removed

A local MP's contacted a council to offer her support after revelations a Nazi flag was flying at a property in Beulah. The council's said it was powerless to make the property owner remove the flag...

Lights off allegedly driving drunk

A man's licence has been suspended after he allegedly blew more than twice the legal limit. He was pulled over on Tenth Street on Friday night after officers noticed he didn't have his lights on. He...

Hickey to captain Geelong

Former Sunraysia product MELISSA HICKEY will again captain Geelong's AFLW team. She'll lead up a five-player leadership group joined by MEGHAN McDONALD, ASTA O'CONNOR, RENEE GARING and JORDAN IVEY. Mel's played 19 AFLW games for Geelong and...

Purse stolen from trolley

A shopper's had their purse stolen while grocery shopping. Police have been told the person was at a supermarket in Mildura's CBD on Sunday afternoon and the purse had been unattended for just a short time,...