Sir,. While I agreed with much of Tuesday’s opinion piece, particularly in relation to a need for strong leadership for Australia, I was disappointed to read your opinion on the Adani coal mine and your assessment that the inner city Greens
Sir,. The debate over the peacock enclosure in Waring Gardens has become very one-sided. I feel there is a need for the opposing view to be aired.. Council employees and community representatives spent a lot of time at the Napier St shop seeking
Sir,. The ongoing peacock saga seems to continue and has created so much attention.. It seems the public have an overwhelming interest in it.. I read last week, and I quote, that it costs over $4000 to get a Certificate III captive animal licence
Keen anglers will have 14 hours of fishing in which to claim a prize catch in the 21st annual Deniliquin RSL Iron Jack Fishing Classic this weekend.. More than 1200 anglers are expected to take to the Edward River as part of the competition.. The
The Labor Party and the Greens have all but guaranteed the Basin Plan will not deliver outcomes for environmental health, according to Southern Riverina Irrigators.. The Labor Party and the Nick Xenaphon Team joined the Greens on Wednesday to vote
Have you got some spare time and would like to help your community?. Well, the Mathoura On The Map Committee would like to hear from you!. The committee was initiated by a community-driven group of proactive, progressive people who want to develop
Kangaroo Island stud Ella Matta White Suffolk and Merino has credited genetic selection app RamSelect with helping it record its best sales result late last year.. The sale saw the stud sell its highest ever top-priced ram for $16000 and achieve an
Residents from various towns across north-east Victoria have a chance to contribute to the formation of local flood studies for the Goulburn and Broken areas this month.. Work is starting on a flood study for the Broken River floodplain (Lake
The heavily pregnant woman killed after a suspected snake bite in Western Australia’s mid-west region has been identified as Sinita Martin.. Ms Martin, 27, was bitten outside her home in Meekatharra last Monday night and taken to hospital
Mango lovers rejoice — an Australian mango grower-led social media campaign has resulted in the release of the very first mango emoji.. Funded through Hort Innovation during 2016-17 with the tag #mangoemojiplease, emoji authority Unicode
Goulburn Ovens Institute of TAFE is set to welcome a delegation of dairy representatives from India next week.. GOTAFE secured the contract to deliver the study tour with the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB).. The delegation has been drawn
Rochester’s ANZ branch will become the fourth northern Victorian bank to close in nine months, after it was announced it will close on April 24.. An ANZ spokesperson said customers had changed the way they banked in recent years, with more
Come this Friday, we start an entire year that is about ME. If last year was the year of the Donald, this one is the Year of the Dog.. And I have 1.8 billion Chinese people almost entirely focussed on me and my extraordinary qualities, to which they
A committee established following a Senate inquiry into the cattle industry has failed to deliver a viable solution for the restructure of the Cattle Council of Australia, according to the VFF.. The VFF met with a number of state farming
Mini Savoury Danishes Three Ways. Makes 48.. Ingredients:. 3 sheets butter puff pastry. 1 egg, lightly beaten. 1 tbsp milk. Option 1: Feta and black olive. 100g feta, crumbled. 2 tbsp finely chopped basil. 2 tbsp finely chopped black olives. Option
How did you end up with a sheep that thinks it is a dog?. Min was very premature when she was born and she was just so tiny. I didn’t think she would even make it through the night when we brought her home. Ants had started to bite her eyelids
With Victoria being the only state without an approved management plan for commercial kangaroo harvesting, the VFF says it’s time to fully commercialise the kangaroo pet food trial and provide certainty for the industry.. The kangaroo
The federal government will spend $31 million on vaccinations to try to stop another deadly flu outbreak after more than 1100 people died last year.
In 2016 authorities knew about Nikolas Cruz, the 19-year-old accused of the Florida school shooting, but determined he had sufficient support and was low risk.
Russia says the US charges of meddling in the election are "just blabber" but the US remains firm, as the nation's trade barbs at a German conference.
South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill will officially launch Labor's campaign on Sunday for the March 17 state election.
Melbourne filmmaker Greta Nash was inspired to convey the teenage angst of shopping for a swimsuit for her winning Tropfest short film.
Ben Simmons had 11 points, six rebounds and 13 assists for the World team in their Rising Stars Challenge win at the NBA All-Stars weekend.
Hazardous surf has battered NSW beaches with lifesavers responding to several swimmers in trouble, while the dangerous conditions are set to continue on Sunday.
Haiti's president, Jovenel Moise, says other aid organisations must be investigated, like Oxfam, over alleged sexual misconduct following the 2010 earthquake.
A tradie who pulled a truck driver from a crash just before it burst into flames has been hailed a hero.
German reporter Deniz Yucel says he was 'taken hostage' by Turkey, following his release after a year in captivity.