661 dollars, the cost of drunken behaviour

Two people have copped $661 dollar fines for being drunk in and around Mildura. A 20 year-old man was arrested on Eighth Street on the weekend. The second man, a 32 year-old was arrested in Robinvale.

Dimmeys close after 166 years

One of Australia's oldest retailers is closing its doors. DIMMEYS has announced its closure via Facebook although it hasn't yet given a date. The company's been around for 166 years and has thirty-one stores including its Mildura...

Mallee school closures

Dozens of schools in the Mallee are closed today as the region braces for what's possibly the worst fire conditions in a decade. A code red fire day as been announced as the region heads into...

Increased risk of power outages under CODE RED

There's an increased risk of power outages today as a CODE RED is declared across the Mallee and Northern Country regions. Dozens of schools in affected areas have also been closed with locals told to GET...

Visa option for skilled workers

The Federal Member for Mallee says new provisional visas for skilled migrants who live and work in the region will help businesses fill vacant jobs faster. It's a part of the Federal Government's plan to tackle...

Lost licence at 0.72

A man’s licence has been cancelled for six months after he allegedly blew 0.72 in Mildura on Sunday morning. It was one of many incidents across the weekend. Officers also caught two women and a man...

MDBA departmentalisation recommendation

Victoria's Shadow Water Minister is pushing for big changes to Murray Darling Basin Authority to better serve people in the Mallee. 10 months ago The Productivity Commission released a report showing stakeholders thought the authority was...

Total Fire Ban & Heat Health Alert

Authorities are warning people not to leave children or pets unattended in a car on hot days. It comes as the Mallee pushes into the 40's today. That's prompted the CFA to declare a total fire ban...

Mildura South Master Plan

A new master plan for a retail and residential development has been released by council. An expected 400 residential lots on the corner of 16th and Ontario has been proposed and will be supported by a...

CBD artwork expansion

A man who made two mural artworks in Mildura's CBD is designing a third piece.  TRAVIS PRICE wants to expand on them and has given the latest project to the City Heart Project to have printed...