Health & Lifestyle

Healthy choice

Healthy choice

Eighteen recent nursing graduates of Mildura’s La Trobe University campus are now working in rural and regional communities including Mildura and Robinvale, and from Shepparton to Gippsland. Of the 20 graduates who completed a Bachelor of Nursing in 2020, 15 are...

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Covid vaccination hits Mallee

Covid vaccination hits Mallee

More than 1000 General Practices, including those in Mallee will join the COVID-19 vaccination program from next week, further strengthening the Commonwealth's capacity, and ensuring an efficient and equitable distribution of vaccines across the country. Member for...

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Training program expanded

Training program expanded

Member for Mallee Anne Webste, Federal Regional Health Minister Mark Coulton and National Rural Health Commissioner, Professor Ruth Stewart, today announced an expansion of the Federal Government's 'Remote Vocational Training Scheme' (RVTS), aimed at tackling rural...

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Girls can fish too!

When it comes to the sport of angling, it’s often the male perception that femininity and fishing are at opposite ends of the scale. A wise man will hold his tongue on such ideas and with reputations being what they are, should perhaps also refrain from wetting a line...

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Cafe 126 the spot for great coffee and a bite to eat!

Cafe 126 the spot for great coffee and a bite to eat!

Cafe 126 opened its doors last year just as the first coronavirus restrictions came into place in Victoria, and since then, like many other similar businesses, it has had to endure further lockdowns, making it challenging to run a profitable enterprise. "I opened just...

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International anglers hooked on cod

International anglers hooked on cod

It's still dark as we boat our way down the Murray River to catch the early bite. A thick fog hangs like an impenetrable curtain cutting visibility to mere metres as the torch light reflects a wall of white. Our speed is an idle, but fast enough in the current rich...

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Major upgrades to Red Cliffs Swimming Pool

Major upgrades to Red Cliffs Swimming Pool

Mildura Rural City Council is about to begin urgent repairs and upgrades to the 82-year-old Red Cliffs Swimming Pool addressing major structural issues that could threaten the pool’s operation. Inspection of the Red Cliffs facility, the oldest of Council’s eight...

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Fun and Fitness with Chris!

Fun and Fitness with Chris!

Fun and Fitness with Chris celebrates its first birthday tomorrow after a challenging COVID-filled year. Owner Chris Brown has been through much adversity throughout his life and the last year was no different, his enterprising spirit and determination seeing the...

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Getting reel with Rod

Getting reel with Rod

He's a professional fisherman, but not in the more readily accepted definition of the term. Manangatang's Rod Mackenzie certainly goes after his piscatorial prey with enthusiasm, but what he catches is not for sale, nor is it for the dinner table most times either....

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Mildura cancer treatment dream becoming a reality

Mildura cancer treatment dream becoming a reality

    The dream that one day Mildura cancer patients will be able to undertake their radiation oncology treatment in their home town will soon become a reality. It was announced this week that public patients will be able to access treatment at a new radiation...

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