Australia Day ceremonies were held around Campaspe Shire.
Campaspe Shire’s small towns shone in this year’s Australia Day awards, with residents scooping all of the shire-wide accolades.
Rushworth residents Harry Ashton and Jake Thompson won the Campaspe Shire Citizen of the Year and Young Citizen of the Year awards, while Tongala’s Shaun Mackrell was named Arts Person of the Year.
The day was celebrated around the district, with ceremonies held, flags raised and barbecues enjoyed.
Gerald Pentreath and Shawn Pentreath at Lockington.
Dylan Hall at Lockington
Tahlia Powell with her dog Stig
Rochester Citizen of the Year Casey James with her son Walt.
Harley Hayes accepted two awards on behalf of his sister, Teleah, at the Australia Day Award in Rochester.
Cohuna Secondary College students Sabah Fry and Daniel Wyatt spoke about their experiences visiting Cambodia.
New Australian citizen Jonathan Beach with his wife Sally and daughter Ivy
Artist Nici Cumpston will hold a free Artist Talk at Shepparton Art Museum tonight, speaking about her body of work based around the Shepparton region.
It’s been a long journey for Tim Roadley but his dream of creating a multi-sport endurance event on the Murray River is now going to be a reality.
It was a big day for Jye McNeil on Sunday, not only celebrating his 19th birthday, but riding a double at the Tatura and Shepparton Racing Club’s meeting, including the big one, the Vraca and Varapodio Italian Plate (1600 m), on the Gerald Egan-trained Jetconi.
Echuca Football Club has signed Joel Magnabosco and Kane Morris for next season.
On Friday Rochester’s St Joseph’s Primary School opened a time capsule which was buried in the 1980s.
Waste collection in Campaspe Shire will change for two weeks during the festive season.
Valley Park Farms' egg production facility is expected to increase production and staff after a $100 000 Victorian Government grant.
Murchison’s Jane Spencer’s first exhibition It Just Dawned On Me will be on show in Shepparton in the first half of next year.
Lisa Milligan has started a new dog grooming business in Heathcote to help fund her Wild ABout Wildlife centre in Kilmore.
Police allege a man attempted to rob a Cobram supermarket today.
Federal Member for Farrer Sussan Ley says plans are in the works on how to get natural gas to Deniliquin.
New Transport Accident Commission research has revealed why some young country drivers habitually take risks on regional roads.
Benalla Racing Club is hosting a Kids’ Race Day for Down Syndrome Victoria after general manager Bradley Thomas and his wife Brie’s son Lewis was diagnosed with Down syndrome this year.
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