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
The Federal Government has announced a plan for new rules regarding the sale of agricultural land in an attempt to address rising foreign investment.. The changes require land to be widely marketed for a minimum of 30 days and for Australians to be
If you like to give your beloved pooch a chicken neck to gnaw on as a treat, you might want to reconsider.. A new study has found eating raw chicken increases the risk of dogs developing a paralysing and sometimes fatal condition by more than 70
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
The prime minister has played down talk of a rift with his deputy Barnaby Joyce over his "bonking ban" as both men spend a week away from Canberra.
Nationals MPs have hit out after Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull told a TV interview he had no regrets prohibiting sex between ministers and staffers.
Nick Xenophon's SA-BEST party is to reveal its gambling reform package on Monday as campaigning continues for the March 17 South Australian election.
A Queensland environmental activist has reported federal MP George Christensen to police over a controversial Facebook post.
Figures this week are expected to show wage growth just keeping pace with inflation and close to the lowest rate in at least two decades.
Beaches are once again likely to be closed across southeast Queensland on Monday as a heavy easterly swell continues to lash the coast.
Australian rugby international Karmichael Hunt is due back in a Queensland court on Monday on allegations of drug possession.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned Iran "not to test Israel's resolve" as he talked up co-operation with Sunni Arabs who are against Shi'ite Iran.
US President Donald Trump has slammed the FBI's focus on the probe into Russian meddling in the election and not catching on to the Florida school shooter.
Seventy-six years ago, Japanese aircraft bombed Darwin in two separate attacks killing more than 240 people.