Police issue warning as deception-based crime increases
Police across western Victoria are issuing a warning after noting an increase in deception-based offences.
Registered burn-offs boom as fire season looms
CFA has praised Victorians for registering their burn-offs as thousands more have taken the opportunity to clean up their properties this winter compared to last year.
Public Holidays for remainder of 2020 confirmed
Following the confirmation during the week of the time and place for the AFL Grand Final, the Victorian Government has confirmed the date for the Grand Final Friday Public Holiday.
2021 Wimmera Field Days cancelled
For the first time in its 58 year history, the Wimmera Machinery Field Days scheduled for March next year have been cancelled.
Equipment boost for CFA volunteers thanks to donations
Additional equipment, special truck licences and apparel will keep CFA volunteer firefighters safer, better equipped and more comfortable as $4.8m from the generous donations during the most recent bushfire season have been allocated through a tools and equipment program.
Hindmarsh Library Click and Collect Set to Go
Following clarification by the Department of Health and Human Services, that rural and regional library services can provide ‘click and collect’ contactless services, preparations are underway to set up this service for Hindmarsh residents.
Last chance to enrol, update details for local government election
The Victorian Electoral Commission is reminding Victorians that enrolment for the 2020 local government elections closes next Friday, 28th August.
Next stage of Dimboola Visitor Node to commence
With the construction of the new Dimboola Library and Council Customer Service Centre now completed, work on the next stage of the Dimboola Community and Civic Precinct is expected to commence in the near future.
Great Vic Bike Ride 2020 called off
Bicycle Victoria announced this afternoon that the Great Vic Bike Ride 2020 has been postponed.
Upgraded railway takes trucks off the road
Since rehabilitation and reopening earlier this year, the Dimboola to Rainbow railway line has seen thirty-three return grain trains which adds up to over 1,600 B-double trips off the roads.
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