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NEW BORDER CHECKPOINT

NEW BORDER CHECKPOINT

A BORDER checkpoint is now in place on Mildura's Chaffey Bridge as Victoria restricts movement from NSW where a COVID-19 cluster continues to grow in Sydney. Police from the drug and alcohol branch who had been in Mildura this weekend were diverted to patrol the...

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NEW SIGNS POINT THE WAY

NEW SIGNS POINT THE WAY

THEY'RE artworks designed to stop people in their tracks ... and promote our region. It is hoped the two new artworks − one on the Calder Highway and another on the Sturt − will entice motorsists to stop and take a picture to share with their family and friends...

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HEALTH INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDING

HEALTH INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDING

MORE PATIENTS across the Mildura electorate will get the world-class care they deserve with the State Government giving hospitals across the state the latest life-saving medical equipment and upgrading vital infrastructure. The Government announced that four health...

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700 SIGN SAFETY PETITION

700 SIGN SAFETY PETITION

A REPORT on improving safety for pedestrians and cyclists around The Lake Primary School will be presented to Mildura Rural City Council in February. Councillors on Wednesday night received a petition signed by almost 700 people. Signatures have been gathered by...

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‘TIS THE SEASON

‘TIS THE SEASON

THE FESTIVE season was alive with colour and movement in the Mildura Mall this week, as parents and their children visited Santa's workshop and his Reindeer Academy, as Christmas Day fast approaches. Mildura City Heart manager Danielle Hobbs said the pre-Christmas...

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LA TROBE PLANS FOR 2021

LA TROBE PLANS FOR 2021

MORE regional students will have a chance to become nurses, social workers and psychologists under a new plan revealed by Mildura's La Trobe University. The university believes the plan will help the university, and wider community recover from the COVID-19 pandemic....

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GRAIN REASONS TO SMILE

GRAIN REASONS TO SMILE

WITH our region's grain harvest more than halfway through, many growers are reporting that this year's crop has proven to be an improvement on last year, particularly in the Millewa. Trentham Cliffs grain grower and Mallee Sustainable Farming's executive chairman,...

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SANTA ON THE DARLING

SANTA ON THE DARLING

The silly season is in full swing! TRAVELLERS on the Darling River at Wentworth will recognise this festive character sitting on the back of a boat enjoying a quite one. Kelly McRae sent this picture to the 'Weekly after she and her husband set up Santa outside their...

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TOP HONOUR FOR MERBEIN VETERAN

TOP HONOUR FOR MERBEIN VETERAN

Top honor to Merbein veteran RSL VICTORIA have bestowed Life Membership on former Merbein RSL Sub Branch president Alan 'Tom' Storer in recognition of his outstanding service and contribution to the organisation, after a resolution was past and a request made by the...

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Shillidays Lane mural

Shillidays Lane mural

An abstract work brings life to the lane THE PAINTING of Mildura City Heart’s third large-scale mural installation began on Thursday last week and was completed late Sunday afternoon. The massive work, which has added a bold splash of colour to Eighth Street end of...

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