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...read more
And it’s a ‘yes’ from us! Mallee voters back marriage equality in landmark national postal vote… but only just!
PROUD: Mildura Pride members Jodie Southgate, Carol Mayersbach, Stephen Parr, Jane Matotek and Tegan Roberts celebrate the Australian public’s decision to vote ‘yes’ to marriage equality. Photo: PAUL MENSCH By VINNIE RODI AUSTRALIA has resoundingly backed moves to...read more
FOR some, the passing of the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2017, in the Lower House of the Victorian Parliament last week heralded the creation of a ‘slippery slope’. For others, it was a moment of joy. The legislation passed without amendment, something that...read more
THE Merbein Football and Netball Club today received $100,000 of funding from the Victorian Government expand their netball facilities. Through the Victorian Government, Mildura Rural City Council (MRCC), Merbein community businesses and the sporting club itself, the...read more
THE PEOPLE HAVE SPOKEN: Voters in the Murray By-election last Saturday chose the National Party’s candidate Austin Evans to be their new Member. VOTERS in the seat of Murray failed to give the Liberal-National coalition the predicted ‘kick-in-the-pants’ at last...read more