Health & Lifestyle

Census paints unhealthy Mildura picture

Census paints unhealthy Mildura picture

MILDURA residents are more likely to have a range of significant long-term health conditions than the Victorian or Australian population as a whole. The revelation emerged this week in the release of the 2021 Census, that for the first time asked households about...

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Jamie Durie blitzes the Good Earth Fare

Jamie Durie blitzes the Good Earth Fare

Former Backyard Blitz star and House Rules judge Jamie Durie was the star of the show at last Saturday’s Good Earth Fare. Hosted by the Sunraysia Farmers Market, the Fare attracted thousands of people and has been hailed ‘a great success’ by organisers. Jamie was the...

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Healthy return

Healthy return

IN what may be a first for a private health fund, Mildura Health Fund (MHF) is giving back $6million in COVID claims savings to eligible members. The money will go to those who held an active hospital health insurance policy as of December 31, 2021. Mildura Health CEO...

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Flight at the museum

Flight at the museum

A PROJECT to build a museum showcasing a key role Mildura played during World War II is on the runway and awaiting the all-clear for takeoff. After plans for a Kittyhawk Memorial Hall at Mildura Airport received a $150,000 boost in the State Budget, a business case...

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Lab Vow

Lab Vow

THE Coalition would put $3.3 million into new biomedical science and nursing labs at the Mildura campus of La Trobe Univeristy if re-elected at next Saturday’s federal election. In partnership with La Trobe, the entire $5.8 million project would enable a new...

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Gradi brings a taste of casual elegance to Mildura

Gradi brings a taste of casual elegance to Mildura

MILDURA is about to experience a culinary sensation with the opening this week of restaurant 400 Gradi whose famous Italian cuisine food has won international acclaim. Located in the former homes of the Museum of Innocence, the Australian Dried Fruits Association and...

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Dr Nield’s contribution recognised

Dr Nield’s contribution recognised

SUNRAYSIA Medical Centre GP registrar Dr Laura Nield has been awarded the Murray City Country Coast (MCCC) Community Engagement Award in recognition of her contribution to the Red Cliffs community. Dr Nield is dedicated to her work as a GP and is passionate about...

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‘Bippi’ brand one of Mildura’s own

‘Bippi’ brand one of Mildura’s own

IF you’ve stepped foot in any supermarket or delicatessen across the country recently, chances are you’ve come across ‘Bippi’ – but what you may not know is, it’s the creation of one of Mildura’s own. Ask Mildura-born Ben Circosta who he has to thank for his...

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Christmas isn’t the season for everyone

Christmas isn’t the season for everyone

STATISTICS show that the number of Australians experiencing mental health issues, such as depression and anxiety, were already on an upward trend prior to COVID-19 and successive lockdowns, particularly in Victoria, amplified this, with Lifeline breaking a disturbing...

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Brave Cohen in the battle of his life

Brave Cohen in the battle of his life

COHEN Holland-Monsen's cancer diagnosis came after he never fully recovered from a viral sickness his entire family had in late May this year. "We all recovered," Cohen's mum, Mardi, explained, "except for Cohen who continued to have random days with temperatures and...

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