Mental health help line opening today

Fifteen mental health hubs to support Victorians during COVID-19.   Murray Primary Health Network says its hubs will be established in Bendigo and Wodonga, with the state-wide Head to Help phone line opening today with services free...

Funding for local TAFE

SuniTAFE will receive nearly four-and-a-half million dollars to modernise and upgrade learning spaces and facilities at the Mildura campus.   Every TAFE across Victoria will share in state funding to carry out essential upgrades.    Locally, the funding will...

Hospital getting ready for hand-over

Mildura Base Hospital is getting ready to transition to public management from tomorrow.   Locals are being assured the phone numbers will remain the same, however the email will change.   More than 500 computer screens and 380 new...

Bail hearing today for local murder case

  A bail application will be held today in the Supreme Court for PAUL COHRS.   He's pleaded not guilty to murdering his mother in Red Cliffs in October 2018.    The trial was due to due to proceed in...

Restrictions have now eased (slightly) in Victoria

  Playgrounds across the Mildura and Swan Hill municipalities will reopen from today as restrictions due to covid-19 start to ease.   Regional Victoria starts at step two, which also includes five people from two households able to...

Body of missing swimmer found - Murray River

Police have recovered the body of a man who went missing while swimming in the Murray River on the NSW-Victoria border Friday.   Just after 5pm (Friday 11 September 2020), emergency services were called to the river...

Seat Belt September 

In an attempt to reduce road trauma, the Swan Hill Police Service area members, including Swan Hill, Gannawarra, Buloke & Robinvale, will be running an operation throughout the month of September focusing on the wearing...

Search for missing swimmer - Mildura

  A search will resume today for a man who went missing while swimming in the Murray River.   Just after 5pm yesterday emergency services were called to the river at Mildura after a man, believed to be...

Police seeking Carrina

WANTED ON WARRANT - Where in the world is Carrina O’NEILL? 31yo Carrina O’NEILL seems to have also missed a court date, so is currently wanted on an outstanding warrant. If anyone knows of Carrina’s whereabouts, please...

Halt the debt cliff

There are calls to end the lockdown of country pubs now,  and not in two months. Federal member for Mallee ANNE WEBSTER says country pubs are being pushed to the edge of a debt cliff during...