A number of students are spending time in the region, gaining work experience and soaking up the Aussie culture.December 3, 2012 4:22am
A total of 18 university students from Indonesia arrived in Benalla recently to spend three weeks soaking up Australian culture.
They will experience home-stay accommodation, work placements and a range of cultural performance activities as part of the Australia-Indonesia Youth Exchange Program (AIYEP).
The students have beckoning futures in the arts and media, industry, business, agriculture, law and government, education, health and medicine, the environment, tourism and hospitality, and community and social development.
The students were able to experience the V8 Supercars at Winton, and also visited Glenrowan, the King Valley, Benalla Art Gallery and many more places.
The Benalla Ensign is hosting student Yoga this week, who will write about his experience reporting in Benalla in next week’s paper.
On-field medical emergency at Vibert Reserve highlights need for each club to have a defibrillator.
Local football talent Dan Howe played well in his first game for reigning AFL premiership club Hawthorn last Thursday night.
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Benny Walker is armed with a notepad and pen at all times just in case he gets that flash of inspiration.
New point-of-sale technology has been installed at three post offices across the district which has seen sales as much as triple in some stores.
Elusive small man re-signs with club
Owners walk dogs through Seymour to counter some misconceptions abiout the breed after devastating Four Corners program.
The NSW Government has made a significant funding announcement to expand the health service in Tocumwal.
Hot on the heels of the inaugural Heathcote Community Games, organisers have thanked the community for its effort in making the first games a success.
Cobram bus users and the bus operator are pushing for more services, more often.
A court case site visit has lead to the brief closure of the Cobb Highway at Mathoura.
Fruit Growers Victoria plans to give fruit growers in Victoria more on-farm support as a result of its organisational restructure.
In a joint operatin between Police and VicRoads, truck drivers were stopped on the Hume Highway with 12 vehicles issued with defect notices.
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