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Explosive ‘Game of Thrones’ claims by Mayor

Explosive ‘Game of Thrones’ claims by Mayor

MILDURA Mayor Simon Clemence has claimed in an explosive public statement that some existing councillors are seeking to form "a new cabal of like-minded councillors and have been approaching friendly candidates" in what he called a Game of Thrones. He made the claims...

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MILDURA DECIDES 2020: CAMPAIGN NOTEBOOK

MILDURA DECIDES 2020: CAMPAIGN NOTEBOOK

BALLOT packs for voters enrolled in the Mildura Rural City Council election have started arriving in local letter boxes. Completed papers must be mailed or hand-delivered to the Victorian Electoral Commission election manager by 6pm October 23. Voters are advised to...

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FEDERAL MP: Derailed project needs transparency

FEDERAL MP: Derailed project needs transparency

DERAILED: Federal Member for Mallee, Anne Webster, acknowledges that the lack of additional funding for the Murray Basin Rail Project in the 2020 Federal Budget is hugely disappointing, but says the Basin Rail Project is "a Victorian Government project". Photo:...

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BUDGET: MIXED BAG FOR MILDURA

BUDGET: MIXED BAG FOR MILDURA

NO DICE: The big-ticket $450 million Basin Rail Project has one again been left out of the federal budget. AN ONCOLOGY unit will be established at Mildura Base Public Hospital in a major win for Sunraysia in this week's Federal Budget. Mildura and La Trobe Valley will...

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Vote Barney: Candidates fire opening salvos

Vote Barney: Candidates fire opening salvos

LONELY MALL: A rate freeze and re-opening Langtree Mall to cars have emerged as hot local issues in the 2020 Mildura Rural City Council election campaign. Photo: Paul Mensch. A RATE freeze and re-opening Langtree Mall to cars have emerged as hot local issues in the...

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Water round table valuable to Minister

Water round table valuable to Minister

FEDERAL Member for Mallee, Anne Webster welcomed the participation of the Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia, Keith Pitt, along with local stakeholders in a 'round table' teleconference to discuss the critically important issue of water and the...

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Mildura hearing on tackling climate change

Mildura hearing on tackling climate change

THE parliamentary inquiry into how to tackle climate change in Victorian communities will hold a public hearing and conduct site inspections in Mildura on Thursday. The Legislative Assembly’s Environment and Planning Committee will meet with Mildura Rural City...

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