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ROULETTES LAND ON MILDURA

ROULETTES LAND ON MILDURA

THE FAMOUS RAAF Roulettes aerobatic squadron arrived in Mildura this week to carry out training in the region ahead of their exhibition displays scheduled to resume next year. And there was a large crowd on the perimeter of the Mildura Airport to watch the squadron...

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FREEDOM ON THE BORDER

FREEDOM ON THE BORDER

FREEDOM came to the border in the first minute of Monday morning with the crossing checkpoint removed from Chaffey Bridge after 138 days. Bollards that had corralled cars crossing from Mildura into New South Wales since early July had been taken away in the hours...

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D-DAY IN FRESH JUICE STAR BATTLE

D-DAY IN FRESH JUICE STAR BATTLE

THE citrus industry is optimistic it can win its battle to retain a high Health Star Rating for fresh Australian orange juice. Government ministers will meet today at the Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation to again discuss new ratings that...

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Sunraysia Cancer Resources is back open

Sunraysia Cancer Resources is back open

  AT THE start of the coronavirus pandemic, Sunraysia Cancer Resources closed their Tenth Street shop front and provided services to clients via phone and email, instead of face to face. This enabled the organisation to continue assisting people with a cancer...

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Arts groups hope for Powerhouse reprieve

Arts groups hope for Powerhouse reprieve

LOCAL theatre companies are holding on to hope for Mildura's riverfront Powerhouse to remain a home for the arts. Both Mildura Theatre Company (MTC) and Musical Society Mildura have been rehearsing in the Powerhouse for the past 50 years. MTC President and lifelong...

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Help us spread the spirit of Christmas

Help us spread the spirit of Christmas

THE annual Mildura Weekly Yes We Can Christmas Appeal has launched for 2020. Our readers can share the spirit of goodwill by leaving non-perishable goods under the Christmas tree at our San Mateo Avenue office for distribution to needy families across Sunraysia by St...

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Ag sector gets helping hand

Ag sector gets helping hand

  NEXT week's State Budget will include a boost to improve facilities and teaching at agricultural colleges and training providers. Minister for Agriculture Jaclyn Symes said the Budget would provide $50 million for the Agricultural College Modernisation Program...

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$40 mil for Public Housing in Mildura

$40 mil for Public Housing in Mildura

AN UNPRECEDENTED investment of at least $40 million into public housing in the Mildura electorate has been labelled a true "game-changer" by Member for Mildura Ali Cupper. Ms Cupper said she had been lobbying the Victorian Government to invest in the region as part of...

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MODICA NEW MAYOR

MODICA NEW MAYOR

Mildura councillors last night elected Cr Jason Modica the city’s new mayor. A former deputy mayor who stood as an independent candidate for Mallee in the 2019 federal election, Cr Modica was re-elected to council last month. The local tradesman, owner of Jason Modica...

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Half-baked rail project hurting our farmers: VFF

Half-baked rail project hurting our farmers: VFF

THE VICTORIAN Farmers Federation (VFF) says the Victorian Government's latest proposal for additional works on the state's outdated regional freight rail infrastructure must also include the Murray Basin Rail Project as it was originally planned to help alleviate the...

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