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Archive for: December, 2016

Wimmera a target for new strain of rabbit calicivirus

Areas of the west, southern and south-eastern Wimmera, Western District and the Pyrenees are among Victorian sites earmarked for the release of a new strain of rabbit calicivirus next year.

East Grampians Health Service reports $679,00 surplus

East Grampians Health Service celebrated a successful year at its 21st annual meeting, reporting an operating surplus of $679,000.

East Grampians Health Service awards scholarships to staff

East Grampians Health Service officials presented scholarships and bursaries to staff members at the organisation’s annual meeting.

Horsham’s Virginia Butcher celebrates long, fulfilling career

HONOURED: Virginia Butcher celebrates her 40-year health-care career with, from left, Horsham Rural City Council community services director Kevin O’Brien, human services manager Jo Devereaux and chief executive Peter Brown, showcasing lists of towns Virginia has worked in, and Virginia’s grandchildren Charlotte Butcher, 9, and Jacob Butcher, 11. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

Long-serving Horsham maternal and child health nurse Virginia Butcher grew up planning to become a teacher.

Hopetoun nurse Stacey Daly wins 2016 Student Nurse Award

Newly graduated Hopetoun nurse Stacey Daly has won recognition from the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation for her achievements as a student nurse. Ms Daly received a certificate and a $200 cheque from the federation for winning the 2016 Student Nurse Award at Swan Hill’s Sunraysia Institute of TAFE. The award recognises the student who […]

State funding for Ararat, Beaufort bypass work

A Western Highway bypass of Ararat and Beaufort is a step closer with the State Government committing $60-million for pre-construction work.

Jeparit celebrates Menzies Square opening

The community heart of the historic northern Wimmera township of Jeparit has a new look with the completion of a Menzies Square project.

Thomas Sudholz: The ‘real’ Africal

This instalment comes at the culmination of exams, and the start of more travelling across South Africa.

2017 Grampians Grape Escape to feature Adam Liaw

One of Victoria’s favourite food and wine festivals has teamed with one of Australia’s favourite personalities for the 26th annual Grampians Grape Escape at Halls Gap next year.

Rural Northwest Health receives praise for Quality Account

Rural Northwest Health leaders are thrilled the organisation’s 2015-2016 Quality Account has been met with widespread praise.


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