Visa battle for horticultural success

Mallee MP ANNE WEBSTER says she'll keep fighting for the horticultural industry and undocument workers to receive an appropriate visa. The Naitonals have passed a motion for the visa to be delivered as a pandemic status...

Operation Nexus established for Easter

Mildura and Swan Hill police will be taking part in a Victoria-wide operation over the Easter break. With more people expected to be on the road Operation Nexus will focus on road trauma and safety between...

SCH to hold kids carnival over Easter

There'll be activities on in the Mildura CBD over the school holidays. Sunryasia Community Health Services is holding a Kid's Carnival from next Tuesday saying it'll be getting back to basics with fun and simple activities. There'll...

Local fitness gets a $200K boost

Swan Hill council's spending $200,000 to help replace gym equipment at facilities in Robinvale and Swan Hill. The shire says the funding will replace around 80% of the existing gear at the Robinvale Leasure Centre and...

Camping safety rules in focus

Locals and tourists going camping across the region are being urged NOT to leave campfires unattended.  Mildura police are gearing up for a busy weekend with people heading away for the Easter break and school holidays.   But...

Trolley property theft culprits sentenced

A brother and sister have been sentenced over a series of thefts from shoppers at a local supermarket. The 62-year-old man and 50-year-old woman both pleaded guilty to theft charges over the incidents in February and...

Chopper and K9 called in to assist weekend policing

Nine drug drivers and three drink drivers have been caught during a weekend police operation. Mildura officers were supported by the police chopper and dog squad over the weekend. They also detected 13 speeding motorists, plus another...

Farm property theft investigation

Police are after the public's help as they investigate the theft of old motorcycle frames and tractor seats. They say offenders got into a property on Sea Lake Road near Swan Hill between March 20 and...

Top 4 as a popular destination!

A new survey has found Victorians are keener than the rest of the nation to get away this Easter. The research commissioned by Wotif found The Murray's the fourth most popular destination for the upcoming holidays. While...

Blue green algae alert remains in place

A high alert warning remains in place for blue-green algae in the lower Murray River from Red Cliffs and downstream to Wentworth. Wentworth council's urging people to avoid water recreation activities so they don't come into...