Regional News

Home Regional News Page 2
David Orr

STILL NO MINYIP FUEL

DESPITE over a year of negotiations and hard work by the Minyip Progress Committee, the...
Wimmera Health Care Group

GASTRO UPDATE: Wimmera Base Hospital

MEDIA RELEASE Gastroenteritis precautions are still in place at the Wimmera Base Hospital. Director of clinical services Don McRae said existing cases of gastroenteritis were still...
Dimboola 17 and Under coaching staff, proudly wear their runner-up medals after presentations on Saturday.

Netball girls did Dimboola proud

If one headed from Dimboola to Warracknabeal last Saturday morning, one may have thought that Dimboola was the playing in a grand final.   The...
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.
• 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...
BIG NEWS: Bureau of Meteorology State Manager, Dr Andrew Tupper shows what a ‘real time’ weather map will look like on a smart phone, with Executive Director of Wimmera Development Association, Ralph Kenyon who were most excited to announce the news of the new radar station yesterda

Rainbow home to new $5m radar station

MORE than two years after it was announced that a weather radar station would be constructed in the Wimmera, the location was finally announced...

Child care cost relief for Wimmera Mallee families

MEMBER for Mallee, Andrew Broad, has said that thousands of families across the Wimmera Mallee are set to benefit as part of the Coalition...

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...

Opinion: Economy important

IN an election campaign, we hear a lot about the economy, not because the economy is more important than people but because a strong...

Breaking News::New Hindmarsh council decided

Tonight the Victorian Electoral Commission finalised the 2016 Hindmarsh Council Election. West Ward Successful: GERSCH, Rob (Unopposed) Successful: COLBERT, David (Unopposed) North Ward Successful: ISMAY, Ron (1st successful) Successful: LOWE, Ron (2nd successful) East Ward Successful: SCHNEIDER, Tony (1st successful) Successful: NELSON, Debra (2nd successful) A...