WESTERN District Health Service (WDHS) and Dorevitch Pathology have joined forces to support families to re-unite over the holiday season, establishing a walk-in testing clinic for interstate travellers at Hamilton Base Hospital.
THE Southern Grampians Shire Council (SGSC) adopted updated version of its Domestic Animal Management Plan (DAMP) at the last ordinary meeting, which included a cat curfew to be introduced by the end of 2022 (sunset to sunrise trial proposed) as well as investigating mandatory desexing.
IN a big coup for the Hamilton Gallery, the 2021 Mullagh Medal will be on display in Hamilton, as it stops at the gallery for three days on the way to the MCG to be presented to the man of the match at the Boxing Day Test between Australia and England early next week.
WHEN Vietnam War veteran Greg Carter purchased the Macarthur Hotel in December 2019, the move was supposed to be permanent, but after just 18 months, Mr Carter and his partner Nicky Keller have closed the Cockatoo Rise War Veterans Retreat and put the building up for sale.
OVER 60 junior cricketers from the Hamilton and District Cricket Association (HDCA) have been selected to compete in junior country week campaigns next month in Warrnambool, Horsham and Portland.
HAMILTON Kangaroos Football Netball Club (HKFNC) has announced its coaches who will lead the Hamilton teams in the Greater South West Junior Football League (GSWJFL) for the 2022 season.
SHORTAGES of the vital Diesel Exhaust Fluid - more commonly known as AdBlue and used in modern diesel engines, is beginning to take effect in local areas with prices rising steeply and bowsers even being locked to prevent hoarding.
THE Ansett Museum was the subject of a decision earlier this month by Southern Grampians Shire Council (SGSC) to explore the feasibility of funding upgrades to the venue, including incorporating the Hamilton Visitor Information Centre on the site.
SPRINTCAR racing returned to Hamilton last Saturday night with all the energy and pizazz of the All Stars 360 sprintcar show.
VICTORIA has secured its place as the first manufacturer of mRNA vaccines in the Southern Hemisphere after the State Government reached an in-principle agreement with the Federal Government and Moderna.