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Governor General Peter Cosgrove spoke to Horsham Primary School students via Skype.
Jessie Lakin, Imogen Worthy and Tenae Pitt listen intently.

PHOTOS | VIDEO| Horsham Primary School students chat with Governor General Sir Peter Cosgrove

Governor General Sir Peter Cosgrove spoke to Horsham Primary School Grade 6 student as part of Education Week.

May 23 2017 / No Comment / Read More

AT LEAST 19 DEAD AT ARIANA GRANDE CONCERT

At least 19 people are dead and hundreds injured after an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in the UK.

May 23 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Zavier Morello from Wildlife Exposure visited Natimuk Road Kindergarten.

PHOTOS: Natimuk Road Kindergarten children learn about insects

Xavier Morello from Wildlife Exposure visited the kindergarten to educate the children about our creepy crawlies.

May 18 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Murtoa’s Glenn Tepper takes table tennis to the world

A high-ranking international sporting official originally from Murtoa has chalked up a rare milestone likely to make him the envy of organisations around the world.

May 17 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Horsham Arts Council's production of Annie, 2017.

Horsham Arts Council’s Annie shows sold out

PHOTOS | Horsham Arts Council production of Annie Horsham Arts Council’s production of Annie is a smash hit, with remaining shows at Horsham Town Hall already sold out.

May 17 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Beulah group wins top volunteer gong

Beulah Historic Learning and Progress Association is Wimmera and southern Mallee’s 2017 overall leading volunteer organisation.

May 17 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Community

PHOTOS: Natimuk Road Kindergarten children learn about insects

Zavier Morello from Wildlife Exposure visited Natimuk Road Kindergarten.

Xavier Morello from Wildlife Exposure visited the kindergarten to educate the children about our creepy crawlies.

May 18 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Yarrilinks calls for volunteers

Organisers of an annual Yarrilinks Landcare weekend are calling for last-minute volunteers to help plant trees and shrubs, host visitors and provide general help.

May 17 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Become a link in the creative chain for Art is…

The organiser of a community arts project has invited Wimmera people to participate in workshops ahead of Horsham’s Art is… festival in June.

May 17 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Horsham recognised at Tidy Town titles

Horsham has come away from national Tidy Town awards in Tasmania with an Environmental Education award.

May 17 2017 / No Comment / Read More

International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersex and Transphobia celebrated in Horsham

Wimmera Pride Project hosted an LGBTI – lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex – Pride Celebration at Up Tempo Cafe.
Maddi Ostapiw and Loucas Vettos, Wimmera Pride Project founders.

About 50 people joined Wimmera Pride Project to celebrate IDAHOT, the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersex and Transphobia, at Up Tempo Cafe today.

May 17 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Military vehicles to roll into Nhill

Nhill aerodrome is set to rumble to the sound of military vehicles on June 3 with the town’s first Military Vehicle Rendezvous.

May 17 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Hundreds gather for Mother’s Day Classic events

Horsham Mother’s Day Classic organisers are celebrating a successful 2017 event, with entry numbers significantly up on last year.

May 17 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Sport

PHOTOS: Testing conditions bring out the best for round four of the 2017 Motul MX1 450 Pro at Motocross Nationals at Dooen

Dean Ferris, no1, and Luke Styke, no26, lead round four of the 2017 Motul MX1 450 Pro at Motocross Nationals at Dooen.

Mud, mud and more mud! Throw in howling engines, brilliant sunshine and top-class riding and you have the Horsham leg of national motocross titles.

May 24 2017 / No Comment / Read More

FULL VOLLEY: Six volleyballers to represent Victoria

STATE REPS: Cleo Baker, Aidan O’Connor, Noah Brennan, Will Brennan, John Kearns, Laelah Robertson will represent Victoria at National titles in September.

Six Volleyball Horsham members will be heading to the Gold Coast in September after making state teams.

May 23 2017 / No Comment / Read More

PHOTOS: Ararat vs Minyip-Murtoa

Adam Haslett and Jae McGrath battle for the ball. Ararat vs Minyip-Murtoa.

Ararat took on Minyip-Murtoa at Alexandra Oval in Ararat.

May 20 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Opinion

EDITORIAL: Patience is dimming

There is much to learn about the sensibilities of our evolving modern society by eavesdropping on the conversations of young people.

May 17 2017 / No Comment / Read More

EDITORIAL | Too many chiefs

Anyone who casually follows the day-to-day cut and thrust of Australian politics can be forgiven for periods of confusion about how our process of governance works.

May 10 2017 / No Comment / Read More

EDITORIAL: People count, not the votes

State budget: Wins and big misses It is around state budget time that we get to see the ugly side of political maneuvering.

May 3 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Food & Wine

Line-up grows for Grampians Grape Escape

Prominent Australian indigenous musical artist Deline Briscoe will perform with a six-piece band at this year’s Grampians Grape Escape at Halls Gap.

Apr 5 2017 / Read More
Health & Lifestyle

Greenberg joins Wimmera Health Group board

Wimmera Health Care Group has appointed Royal Melbourne Hospital physician Dr Peter Greenberg to its board of management.

May 17 2017 / Read More
Environment Zavier Morello from Wildlife Exposure visited Natimuk Road Kindergarten.

PHOTOS: Natimuk Road Kindergarten children learn about insects

Xavier Morello from Wildlife Exposure visited the kindergarten to educate the children about our creepy crawlies.

May 18 2017 / Read More
Politics

Emma Kealy appeals for driver vigilance on rural roads following fatality

Member for Lowan Emma Kealy has appealed for drivers on rural roads to be vigilant and constantly watch for potential dangers after a 19-year-old man died in a car crash west of Horsham.

Mar 15 2017 / Read More
Arts Entertainment Horsham Arts Council's production of Annie, 2017.

Horsham Arts Council’s Annie shows sold out

PHOTOS | Horsham Arts Council production of Annie Horsham Arts Council’s production of Annie is a smash hit, with remaining shows at Horsham Town Hall already sold out.

May 17 2017 / Read More
Business & Finance

FINANCE FOCUS: You have won, now what?

Lottery prize pools now amass huge amounts, regularly turning everyday Aussies into instant multi-millionaires.

May 17 2017 / Read More
To The Editor

LETTER: Strategy or environmental vandalism?

Sir, – It was with interest that I read Victorian Farmers Federation president David Jochinke’s explanation of widespread strategic paddock burns and that it was playing a key a role in sustainable and productive broadacre farm management – The Weekly…

May 17 2017 / Read More
Agriculture

Like trying to find a mouse in a haystack… Kalkee farmer Dean Thomas lifts the lid

Kalkee farmer Dean Thomas looks to have a mice problem.

May 17 2017 / Read More
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