Medical specialists work to address staff shortfalls

IN PURSUIT OF EXCELLENCE: MBH specialist clinic paediatricians, from left, Dr Hari Bolda, Dr Muthu Narasimhan, Dr Janaka Tennakoon, and senior physician Dr Hari Hariprakash, are proud to be serving the people of Sunraysia. By JOHN DOOLEY ADDRESSING the shortage of...

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Make sporting complex the priority: Broad

By VINNIE RODI THE pressure is on Mildura City Rural Council to submit a successful application under Round 2 of the Federal Government’s Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF), or risk seeing its Mildura Future Ready (MFR) initiative delayed by five years. That’s the...

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Big investment in wine under way

HISTORIC MOMENT: Member for Mildura Peter Crisp, Weilong winery's general manager of Australian operations, Bruno Zappia, Mildura Councillor Glenn Milne, Weilong Winery's managing director, Wang Zhenhai, and Member for Mallee Andrew Broad help mark the turning of the...

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Less water to be released from Menindee Lakes

WATERNSW has reduced the amount of water released from the Menindee Lakes, PICTURED, from 1000 megalitres per day (ML/day) at weir 32, to 700ML/day. The flow rate is expected to remain at 700ML/day until the total volume held in the lakes reaches 480 gigalitres....

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Mildura Pipe Band still going strong 95 years on

CELEBRATION TIME: Current Mildura District Pipe Band members, including Side Drummer Neil Lawrence and Piper Major Peter Fleming will take part in the group’s 95th birthday celebrations this weekend. Photo: PAUL MENSCH THE iconic Mildura District Pipe Band will...

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Eckel named new Mildura Mayor

By VINNIE RODI LONG-time Mildura Rural City Councillor Mark Eckel, PICTURED, has been elected Mildura Mayor for the next 12 months, ousting former Mayor, Cr Glenn Milne, five votes to four. Cr Ali Cupper will serve as Deputy Mayor, beating Cr Min Poole for the...

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Melbourne Cup not the time to gamble on road safety: Police

POLICE are urging motorists to not take a punt with their lives as the Melbourne Cup public holiday fast approaches. Victoria Police will begin a Statewide road policing operation, titled ‘Furlong’, tomorrow (Friday, November 3), which will see members out in force...

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