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ANNOUNCED early on Tuesday afternoon, the organising committee of Sheepvention Rural Expo has made a strategic decision to cancel this year's Ram Sale.

Admin - June 18, 2024

SOUTHERN Grampians Shire Councillor Mary-Ann Brown has been recognised in the King’s Birthday 2024 Honours List receiving an Order of Australia (OAM).

Lizzie Hallam - June 11, 2024

FOR once, Western Victoria MP Beverley McArthur is seemingly on the same side as the Victorian Government over duck shooting, following the closure of three wetlands to shooters in the Surf Coast Shire.

Lizzie Hallam - June 7, 2024

AS the threat of Avian influenza flu has widened to a second property in the west near Terang, some poultry producers have called for a statewide lockdown while authorities have stressed the importance of strictly adhering to movement controls and to note the restricted areas.

Lizzie Hallam - May 28, 2024

THE container deposit scheme (CDS) located at the Hamilton Bowling Club on Kennedy St has been deemed one of the most successful ‘reverse vending machines’ in Victoria’s West Zone, as a popular choice for locals to exchange recyclable drink containers.

Admin - May 24, 2024

WITH the closure of the Glenthompson War Memorial Swimming Pool voted on by Southern Grampians Shire Council (SGSC), last month, community concerns have been rising about the Shire’s five other outdoor pools.

Lizzie Hallam - May 21, 2024

TWO massive holes have opened up on the Pyrenees Highway between Glenthompson and Willaura causing safety concerns among drivers who took to social media to complain.

Lizzie Hallam - May 7, 2024

A TOTAL of 33 fire events have been averted this fire season in the Green Triangle region due to the sophisticated work of Australia’s largest network of smoke detection cameras.

Admin - May 3, 2024

FARMERS in Hamilton and the surrounding district are facing drier conditions and having to adapt to the exceptionally tough environment in the region lately. Area-averaged rainfall for Victoria in March was 9.2 millimeters, which was 78 per cent below the 1961–1990 average, making it the seventh driest March on record and the driest since 1986. […]

Lizzie Hallam - April 30, 2024

A LOCAL company has been refining an innovative process to recycle surgical sterilisation wrap, collaborating with Hamilton Hospital and Nigretta of Hamilton to potentially expand the technique across the country.

Admin - April 23, 2024
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