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Archive for: May, 2016

Nhill, Bendigo families celebrate Karen cultural day

Several Bendigo Karen families travelled to Nhill at the weekend for a cultural celebration day.

Skillinvest, Longerenong agricultural trainee program to produce next generation of leaders

Longerenong College

The manager of a leading employment and training provider believes strong interest in a new agricultural traineeship program has not only boosted confidence in the sector, but will also produce the region’s next generation of agricultural leaders.

Yarriambiack community, tourism and emergency services to benefit from drought funding

Yarriambiack Shire Council will use its slice of a multi-million Drought Communities Program allocation to upgrade community, tourism and emergency service assets across the municipality.

Students take pride in Horsham Showground community garden

PROJECT BEARS FRUIT: Horsham Mayor Heather Phillips, centre, officially opens a new community garden at Horsham Showground alongside Horsham Agricultural Society president Dalton Cross and secretary Andrea Cross. Picture: KELLY LAIRD

Horsham Agricultural Society president Dalton Cross has praised a small team for developing a community project that will benefit the region for years to come.

Three farm deaths spark safety warning

WorkSafe has called on farmers to make safety their absolute priority following three deaths in separate farming incidents in the past week, including one in the Wimmera.

New playground for Warracknabeal’s Wheatlands District Church

Warracknabeal’s Wheatlands District Church has received funding for a new children’s playground.

Ararat, Stawell court upgrades to imrove safety for victims

Public safety at two Wimmera court houses – particularly for family violence victims – will be improved following upgrades.

Holy Trinity Lutheran School students present Joseph musical

Months of hard work paid off for Horsham’s Holy Trinity Lutheran School students when they took to the stage to perform ‘Joseph’ the musical. Forty students from grades three to six participated in the performance, based on Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat. Teacher Mark Busbridge said the show […]

Money for rural Lowan kindergartens

Children in Lowan will benefit from a multi-million dollar boost to kindergartens in the State Government’s 2016-17 budget.

Wimmera students to attend John Monash Science School

Wimmera year 10 students will have access to specialist science teachers and courses outside the Victorian curriculum through a Melbourne university program. Twenty students from across regional Victoria will spend four weeks studying at John Monash Science School in Melbourne, while others will participate in an online outreach program. Science school staff visited Horsham College […]

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