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Susie, left, and Danae Martin with Triple Zero operator Jonathan James at Parliament House. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Danae Martin’s quick action earns emergency services Triple Zero Hero award

Horsham teenager Danae Martin is a hero in her family and now she has been recognised by emergency services as one of 31 young Victorians named Junior Triple Zero Heroes Danae, 17, called 000 at Easter in 2018 after her…

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Horsham Rural City Council chief executive Sunil Bhalla.

Horsham 20-year masterplan put on ice – special meeting called

A 20-year masterplan to transform Horsham has been put on ice until Horsham Rural City Council’s next meeting.

Jun 26 2019 / Comments Off on Horsham 20-year masterplan put on ice – special meeting called / Read More
Logan Petering, Billy Dalziel, and Blake Turner,  Murtoa College, and 
Gus Geue, St Brigid's College, with comedian Tom Ballard at Western Victoria Careers Expo 2019.

Comedian Tom Ballard stands up for careers expo

Comedic inspiration for aspiring young performers, a new dedicated arts pavilion and police dog ‘Kevin’ could all be found at yesterday’s Western Victorian Careers Expo.

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Hunters critical of Grampians aerial deer and goat culling

Hunting advocacy groups have questioned the justification for an aerial deer and goat-shooting program being carried out in Grampians national and Black Range state parks.

Jun 26 2019 / Comments Off on Hunters critical of Grampians aerial deer and goat culling / Read More

AgLife: Livestock transport safety rules explained

New animal welfare signage reminding producers, agents and transporters that livestock must be ‘fit for transport’ will soon be in place at all Victorian saleyards and livestock scales.

Jun 26 2019 / Comments Off on AgLife: Livestock transport safety rules explained / Read More
Community

Inclusive retail opening employment doors

When Horsham woman Alma McKenzie noticed a distinct lack of employment opportunities for people with disabilities in town, she decided to do something about it.

Jun 26 2019 / Comments Off on Inclusive retail opening employment doors / Read More

Jordan Grooby in for the long run

IN FOR THE LONG RUN: Jordan Grooby, left, and Andrew Sostheim make their way along the Western Highway as part of Mr Grooby’s 726-kilometre run from Melbourne Cricket Ground to Adelaide Oval.

Jun 26 2019 / Comments Off on Jordan Grooby in for the long run / Read More

St John’s Ambulance celebrates 50 years in Horsham

50 YEARS OF SERVICE: St John’s Ambulance regional manager Brenda Clayton, front left, and Horsham division manager Loris Zaal, front right, look back on 50 years of St John’s service in Horsham at a celebratory dinner. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

Horsham’s St John’s Ambulance members have marked a milestone in their community service.

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More soup for you

CREAM OF THE CROP: Horsham gardener Brian Winfield is pretty happy with his pumpkin harvest this year.

Jun 26 2019 / Comments Off on More soup for you / Read More

Leaders nominated for Victorian Regional Achievement and Community Awards

Two Wimmera groups and one individual from the region are among nominees for this year’s Victorian Regional Achievement and Community Awards.

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Pride night for all to enjoy

ALL WELCOME: Horsham’s Royal Hotel publican Grant Fieldler opens the doors for Wimmera Pride Project’s Royal Pride Night on Friday. Looking forward to the event, are, from left, Pat Quaine, Renae Bartlett, Loucas Vettos, Charee Smith and Mel Jeffries  Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

The Wimmera’s LGBTQI community will have a chance to celebrate its history, present and future at a party in Horsham on Friday.

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Stawell students taking the lead in projects

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Stawell Secondary College’s Waster Warriors, from left, Charli Peters, Gemma Senior, Rhianna Pellerin, Jemma Peters, Riley Ika and Chelsea Peachey. The students are trying to implement progressive changes to the amount of waste within the school. Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER

Stawell Secondary College students are taking the lead in their community through self and school-initiated projects.

Jun 19 2019 / Comments Off on Stawell students taking the lead in projects / Read More
Sport

Minyip-Murtoa player Nick Hudson out for season

Minyip-Murtoa reserves footballer Nick Hudson will spend the rest of the season on the sidelines after an AFL Victoria Country Appeals Board ruling.

Jun 26 2019 / Comments Off on Minyip-Murtoa player Nick Hudson out for season / Read More

Minyip-Murtoa triumph over Ararat

Minyip-Murtoa coach John Delahunty will not let his side get complacent in the second half of the season after it assumed the mantle of outright Wimmera league premiership favouritism with a win against Ararat.

Jun 26 2019 / Comments Off on Minyip-Murtoa triumph over Ararat / Read More

Lopsided scoreboard in Horsham district football

Natimuk United will seek to arrest a concerning form slump when it hosts Laharum at Natimuk Showground on Saturday.

Jun 26 2019 / Comments Off on Lopsided scoreboard in Horsham district football / Read More
Opinion

EDITORIAL | We must make most of low cash rate

There are many of us who blink vaguely and ‘turn off’ or use the opportunity to get up and make a cup a tea when the evening news switches to the market report.

Jun 12 2019 / Comments Off on EDITORIAL | We must make most of low cash rate / Read More

Emma Kealy : Matters of public importance – Education Funding

Matters of public importance – Education Funding Victorian Parliament – 5 June 2019 – Ms KEALY (Lowan) (15:03:21): It is fantastic to be able to make a contribution to today’s matter of public importance regarding investment in the education sector.

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EDITORIAL | Let’s all foster this opportunity

Wimmera people need to take heed of the success of a Heartland Horsham event last weekend and what it and other similar events could help lever for the region.

Jun 5 2019 / Comments Off on EDITORIAL | Let’s all foster this opportunity / Read More
Food & Wine

Grampians winery pilot project gets frost test

By DEAN LAWSON The vineyard manager of one of Australia’s most historic wineries remains hopeful that the use of a helicopter to protect fragile vines and grape crops from frost will work.

Oct 3 2018 / Read More
Health & Lifestyle Susie, left, and Danae Martin with Triple Zero operator Jonathan James at Parliament House. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Danae Martin’s quick action earns emergency services Triple Zero Hero award

Horsham teenager Danae Martin is a hero in her family and now she has been recognised by emergency services as one of 31 young Victorians named Junior Triple Zero Heroes Danae, 17, called 000 at Easter in 2018 after her…

Jun 27 2019 / Read More
Environment

Hunters critical of Grampians aerial deer and goat culling

Hunting advocacy groups have questioned the justification for an aerial deer and goat-shooting program being carried out in Grampians national and Black Range state parks.

Jun 26 2019 / Read More
Politics Final Web

Mallee and Wannon Election Result

Federal electorates of Mallee and Wannon remain as Coalition strongholds after confirmation of results in last night's Federal Election.

May 19 2019 / Read More
Arts Entertainment

Gallery holiday arts program

Horsham Regional Art Gallery members and community artists have crafted a workshop program for young art lovers across the school-holiday period.

Jun 26 2019 / Read More
Business & Finance

FINANCE | Good debt, bad debt

By the end of 2018 Australia had, relative to the size of its overall economy, one of the highest levels of household debt in the world.

Jun 26 2019 / Read More
To The Editor

LETTER: CFA destroyed

SIR, – Daniel Andrews succeeded last week in his plan to tear apart our CFA.

Jun 26 2019 / Read More
Agriculture

AgLife: New lamb definition

The Australian sheep industry is on track to adopt a new definition for ‘lamb’ on July 1 this year.

Jun 26 2019 / Read More
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