Attracting migrants made easy
REGIONAL communities now have access to a new national toolkit to help attract migrant workers after the release of Steps to Settlement Success in Adelaide.
IT IS the beginning of the new financial year and a raft of tax changes have arrived as of the first of the month. If you run a small business, it’s up to you to be across these changes.
NAIDOC Week is a nationwide celebration of the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Celebrations were held across the country, including the Mitchell Shire, Campaspe Shire and Greater Bendigo last week, July 7-14.
SIX weeks ago Sandra James was driving to work from Heathcote to Bendigo. Just like so many others who do the same each day.
IT HAS been long, often lonely, days, weeks, months, since the Saints last saluted in the Heathcote District Football League.
HEATHCOTE dynamo Sandra Slatter (pictured below) has been nominated for the Victorian Regional Achievement and Community Awards.
REGIONAL Victorians will have the opportunity to share and hear ideas on how to improve road safety in their area at a series of community forums to be held across the state in the coming months.
A JOINT project between the team at Heathcote Police and the Heathcote and District Community Bank means that Heathcote now has a defibrillator that can be accessed in case of an emergency 24 hours a day.
OUR town has a new service organisation — Kiwanis Heathcote. It is part of a broader network called Kiwanis International. The focus of the movement is to empower communities to improve the world by making a lasting difference in the lives of children.
NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. This year NAIDOC Week is being held from Sunday, July 7 to Sunday, July 14.
ONCE a month on a Thursday night, Palling Bros brewery hosts an ‘open mic’ poetry night called Pizza Box Poetry.
AFTER more than 20 years of services being contracted to the RSPCA, the City of Greater Bendigo is again operating and providing its own pound and animal shelter services for the Greater Bendigo region.
THE stars — and the rain — descended on Heathcote on Sunday but spirits were not dampened.
Human remains were discovered in dense bushland in Mooroopna on Wednesday afternoon. The body was found in the vicinity of Common Track by members of the public who quickly notified police. Shepparton Police processed the site in the early hours of...
A hotel in Mooroopna is currently taped off by police due to an assault that took place on the premises overnight. Shepparton Crime Investigation Unit acting sergeant Jeff Wren said a person has been hospitalised following the incident. He said the...
Powercor expects power will be restored in Tatura after midday today, after mass outages occurred across the town yesterday afternoon. The first reports of power outages in Tatura were at 3.30pm, due to high winds and heavy rainfall. A Powercor...
AN ECHUCA grandmother was confronted and may have been assaulted just after 6pm. Her family has posted security video in a bid to identify her attacker, who had been waiting on the veranda of the woman’s High St home. In their Facebook post the...