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Determined Wentworth group continues doctor fight

Determined Wentworth group continues doctor fight

IN the ongoing battle to secure dedicated doctors for their local medical centre, Wentworth District Community Medical Centre Inc. (WDCMC) held a meeting at the Town Hall to vote on changes to the WDCMC Constitution that will better place the organisation to be...

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Rural business merger to drive new ag opportunities

Rural business merger to drive new ag opportunities

A LEADING Sunraysia-based agricultural and environmental consultancy has joined forces with two other leaders in the same field to deliver enhanced benchmarking, grain marketing, agronomy, water and environmental services to farmers, business and government across...

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Chris calls time on a trusted role

Chris calls time on a trusted role

TIME FOR A CHANGE: Outgoing Merbein Cemetery Trust secretary Chris Knight with former president, Elizabeth Maffei. By JOHN DOOLEY IN 1991, when Mildura’s Chris Knight took on the role of secretary of the Merbein Cemetery Trust, new governance regulations were...

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Nashos’ final good Deed

Nashos’ final good Deed

QUIET EXIT: NSAA Mildura president, Frank Dart, left, with The Ramon Deed Retreat president Mick Chopping, at the Ramon Deed Memorial at Dareton. By PAUL MENSCH THE Mallee sub-branch of the National Servicemen’s Association (affectionately known as Nashos) quietly...

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Compassion, patience needed with border closure

Compassion, patience needed with border closure

MEMBER for Mildura Ali Cupper has called on authorities to show compassion when the borders between New South Wales and Victoria close at midnight tonight. Ms Cupper said reports Australian Defence Force personnel would join police to patrol the border would only...

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Victoria – New South Wales border to be closed from Tuesday

UPDATE: What we know so far…. Border between the two states will close at midnight Tuesday 7 July 2020. First time in 100 years that the border has been closed. A permit will be available for people who live in border communities like Sunraysia to be able to travel...

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It’s okay to start using your new green bin now

It’s okay to start using your new green bin now

IN advance of a new era for sustainable waste management in our region scheduled to begin on Monday, Sunraysia residents are being encouraged to begin using their new green bins ahead of the start of Mildura Rural City Council’s three-bin kerbside collection service...

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Grand opening for new Midway IGA

Grand opening for new Midway IGA

PLENTY OF REASONS TO SMILE: Midway Market Place owners April and Steven Saunders, and staff members Sarah Watters, left, and Tayla Sellens are all smiles now that the new store is open. Photos: PAUL MENSCH By PAUL MENSCH WEDNESDAY was grand opening day for the new...

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Upskilling to care for our community during COVID-19

Upskilling to care for our community during COVID-19

AN upskilled, specialised workforce of health care professionals is ready to deploy if Mildura gets a spike in COVID-19 cases. More than 50 nurses from Mildura Base Hospital have undertaken intensive online training in their own time to prepare them for working in the...

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