Barbecues and a day on the Edward River are popular choices for Australia Day celebrations in Deniliquin.CASS SAVELLIS January 25, 2013 4:22am
Many tourists had already flocked to Deniliquin this week to enjoy the river, give their boats a run and have a barbie in anticipation of the Australia Day long weekend.
The Owens, Harrison and Trewin families, from Melbourne, have been visiting Deniliquin for 38 years.
Three generations of their families camp at McLean Beach Caravan Park numerous times over summer and also in the cooler months.
There are many reasons that sway the families to return each year.
‘‘We come for the weather, people, town and lifestyle habits,’’ a member of the Owens family said.
‘‘We’ve been coming here since we were kids,’’ added a member of the Harrison family. ‘‘Now we’re passing on the lifestyle to our kids.’’
Most people are preparing the barbecue for Australia Day tomorrow, and IGA’s meat department staff are busy preparing for an influx of customers in search of sausages and chops.
‘‘We’ve had a few customers come in (this week), but the real rush starts tomorrow (Friday),’’ an IGA butcher said.
According to Elders Weather, this Australia Day will offer a delightful top of 31°C. Fine weather is expected on Sunday (29°C) and Monday (31°C).
~ Cass Savellis
Convicted murderer Steven James Bradley remains calm in face of guilty verdict in trial for murder of teenager Michelle Buckingham in 1983.
With her effective left hand in particular, Chelsea Hanley retained the Victorian Under 17 junior welterweight title last Sunday with a convincing points decision victory.
It has been a successful year for Bega Cheese, which reflects on Tatura Milk Industries, with chair Barry Irvin announcing recently that Bega Cheese’s normalised earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation was $55.7 million and normalised profit after tax of $22 million.
ECHUCA police are still investigating the cause of an accident which saw a car and train collide on Ogilvie Ave on Friday night.
TIMMERING Holstein breeders Scott and Nirrelle Somerville are thrilled with the announcement of their Holstein cow Somerelle Leader Lassco as the 2015 Australian Cow of the Year.
Great Race helps a great cause
Hundreds flock to Avenel to learn a thing or three.
Tocumwal Lions Club has plans to purchase the Bowling Club site for an aged care facility, which will only happen if the merger between the Tocumwal bowls and golf clubs proceeds.
A NASTY run-in with a kangaroo on the Northern Hwy between Melbourne and Echuca has convinced one regular traveller on the road the question of a cull needs to be addressed.
Three Cobram teens have been arrested by police after they allegedly stole tractors from Cobram and Tocumwal and caused about $30 000 in damage.
Deniliquin footballers Will Shaw and Cooper Wallace (pictured) have gone head-to-head with the state’s best at the recent AFL NSW/ACT Joss Under-14 State Zone Trials in Albury.
The Australian Dairy Industry Council (ADIC) has acknowledged the completion of negotiations under the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), noting modest but important gains made for the Australian dairy industry in improving access to global markets.
Benalla banded together to raise $2000 for the Abolishing Injustice in the 21st Century (A21).
The News magazines are online - read high quality magazines in your time. Check in regularly for the latest editions.
Riverine Herald's well regarded locally produced magazines. They're now online, so you can read them whenever and wherever you like.
Search for published and unpublished photos from McPherson Media Group newspapers and magazines. All our photos are available to purchase.
Place an advertisement in any one of McPherson Media Group's local newspapers.