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Tax rules affect different income

Anyone who has completed their own tax return will know that the tax office treats different types of income differently. Bank interest is recorded in one section, dividends from shares in another and managed fund distributions somewhere else. And unless you are taking a pension or lump sum from your super, you don’t need to […]

Parker launches program

SEASONS OPENING: Johanna Parker at the Seasons of Wellness program opening.

Former Warracknabeal student Johanna Parker delivered a strong message of health and wellbeing at a Seasons of Wellness campaign opening in Warracknabeal. Ms Parker was guest speaker at the Warracknabeal opening which followed a Hopetoun opening at Hopetoun featuring author Paul Noble. Ms Parker is a life coach, counsellor and speaker based in Melbourne. Her […]

Upgrade to track in Horsham

Horsham’s harness track will be one of the first venues to benefit from the Victorian Racing Industry Fund, announced as part of the State Government’s Budget. Racing Minister Martin Pakula last week announced a $225,818 boost to improve the welfare and safety of horses and drivers, bringing Horsham into line with other top quality Victorian […]

Giant-killing Tigers on prowl

By MICK SHANNON Round six of the Mallee Football League saw Sea Lake Nandaly Tigers defeat the Southern Mallee Giants by 39 points. The Tigers held a 51-point lead at half time before the Giants hit back in the third quarter, reducing the margin to just 19 in the last term. But the Tigers kicked […]

Wimmera players in state victory

Darcy Tucker

Wimmera players Jarrod Berry and Darcy Tucker, from Horsham Saints,  joined fellow North Ballarat Rebels team-mate Yestin Eades to help lead Vic Country to a five-point win over Vic Metro in an AFL under-18 championships. Rebels captain Tucker was impressive in the round-one championships win at Geelong’s Simonds Stadium and Berry kicked two goals from […]

Umpire chalks up 1000 games

Long-time Wimmera football umpire Maurice Rudolph will reach an incredible milestone on Saturday when he officiates in his 1000th official match. Mr Rudolph, who first picked up a whistle for the often thankless job in 1979, will reach his milestone in a Horsham District League senior match between Pimpinio and Taylors Lake at Pimpinio. He […]

Bowls luncheon

Sunnyside Bowling Club’s Mid-Year Luncheon will be next Tuesday, on June 2. Tickets, costing $25, include a two-course meal, entertainment and a door prize. The noon lunch at the Horsham club will also include competitions. For tickets, phone Betty 5382 3412 or Shirley 5382 2845. All welcome.   Get the full story in the May 27, 2015 […]

Rowing club shines at Masters event

Horsham City Rowing Club performed strongly at Rowing Victoria State Masters Championships at Nagambie. Five master rowers from the club claimed one gold and two bronze medals at the meeting. The races marked the conclusion of the 2014-15 rowing season. Club captain Bruce McInnes said success was partly due to Horsham Rural City Council delaying […]

Back in business in Mininera footy

IN FORM: Ararat Eagles’ Nathan Wemyss.Picture: PETER MORGANTI

By JONATHAN BOX It was a week off for the vast majority of Mininera and District Football League while the league’s best travelled to Shepparton to take on the Kyabram and District League in Victorian Country Championships. Although the day was not overly successful for the team, Penshurst’s William McGregor managed two goals to be […]

Fun run

Sarah, Mikah, Narelle and Maddix Hughes participated in the Run the Gap on Sunday. Picture: JESS KELLAR

Sarah, Mikah, Narelle and Maddix Hughes participated in the Run the Gap on Sunday. Picture: JESS KELLAR


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