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10 tonnes of wild carp was used in the recent Port Lincoln trial.

How does one use 10 tonnes of dead carp?

Curtin University researchers are investigating options for the sustainable use of the carp biomass that could result from the potential release of Cyprinid herpesvirus 3 (carp virus), under the National Carp Control Plan (NCCP). The research project, assessment of options for utilisation of virus-infected carp, involves laboratory-based processing trials, as well as commercial-scale trials of processes that produce usable carp-based products including fertilisers, compost, fishmeal and aquaculture feed ingredients.

What the budget means

TUESDAY May 8 saw the Coalition hand down its third budget which, according to the Treasurer, was focused on tax relief, creating jobs and...

Little improvement to ambulance response times

MEMBER for Lowan and Shadow Minister for Country Health, Emma Kealy MP says that despite claims by the State Government of the best ambulance...

New look Storm to take on Taylors Lake

  Round one of the Horsham District Football Netball League will commence this weekend, with Jeparit Rainbow taking on Taylors Lake. With a new look...
DOUSED: Warracknabeal CFA member, Cory Bentley, mops up a fi re suspected to have been caused by a cigarette butt on Friday at the rear of the VicRoads yard in Warracknabeal.

As weather heats up, be prepared

Forest Fire Management Victoria firefighters are on standby and asking the public to stay informed as hot and windy weather conditions are forecast across all...

Eagles back on the track

Warrack Eagles president Adrian Bibby believes pre-season training is going well for the club, with good numbers of players turning up for training over...

Maroon continues rise

WARRACK Maroon has continued its push for a top four berth in Dimboola and District Tennis Association after a tight battle with Arkona at...
• READY TO RUN: Netlor Group Just Copiers Konica Minolta service engineers Jason Delaney and Michael Jenkins test run a landscape format booklet under the watchful eye of North West Press Manager Andrew Ward (centre) on Friday.

New press brings high end colour printing to North West Press

THE commercial printing division of the Warracknabeal Herald, North West Press has just invested in the latest technology in digital printing, with the installation...

A life of dedication

  WARRACKNABEAL lost one of its most beloved and inspirational leaders when Doug McColl passed away following a short illness yesterday. Douglas Lyall McColl was born...
CFA Torn Apart

Government splits apart CFA for Union

VICTORIA’S CFA will be a  volunteer-only firefighting service  and the role of volunteers further enshrined under law, while a new organisation, Fire Rescue Victoria,...