Contact the Kyabram team if you have news tips, photos, videos, letters to the editor or a story to share with the community.July 18, 2012 2:27pm
Michael joined the Kyabram Free Press as a cadet in 1995, and following a three-year stint with The Shepparton News, was promoted to editor of the Free Press in February 2009.
He has reported on every imaginable aspect of Kyabram, from tornados to the historic Albion Hotel burning down, from Victorian Premier Jeff Kennett’s visit to open the ‘new’ Community Centre to many new Fauna Park arrivals.
He specialises in people stories and likes to celebrate the everyday heroes who live among us and who make Kyabram a place to be proud of.
A passionate photographer, his camera is always by his side.
He relishes the responsibility of his role and is dedicated to ensuring the Free Press continues to be the voice of its community.
Shepparton-born, Michael has three beautiful boys and has made his home in Kyabram for the past 17 years. He is always on the look-out for basketball recruits for his Masters (over 35) team and loves walking golf courses.
Phone: 5852 1533
Hailing from the small country town of Cottles Bridge in Melbourne’s north-east, Patrick Phillips has lived his entire life in small rural communities.
An avid Carlton Football Club supporter, tennis player and self-proclaimed history fanatic, the Free Press is looking forward to what Patrick will be able achieve during his time with the paper.
Phone: 5852 1533
Hafizullah Mohaqiq was born in Afghanistan, spent periods living in Pakistan and Iran, before arriving in Shepparton two months ago.
The Mulwala Lions had satisfying and hard fought win, in difficult conditions, against last year’s grand finalists at Lonsdale Reserve on Saturday.
The Fairley Leadership Program met in Tatura on Wednesday, exploring ‘Water and our catchment’ at Goulburn Murray Water.
Road authorities have made little progress to fixing Echuca’s most dangerous intersections.
Lockington Vintage Tractor and Stationary Engine Rally is on for the 18th time this weekend and there is something for everyone.
Kyabram and District Sportstar of the Year nominations finalised
Three local clubs get together at Kings Park.
Tributes flow for Finley's inspiring mother, friend and farming advocate Jennifer Hawkins
A visit by Coliban Water to Heathcote last week provided residents with a chance to quiz staff about water and sewer services.
A new book, Men from the River Bends, honours Cobram-Barooga and district soldiers who paid the ultimate sacrifice after enlisting in World War 1.
Deniliquin bowler Dennis O'Keefe lost 25-19 in his bid for a quarter-final spot in the Victorian Singles Championships this week.
Widespread rain late last week and on Saturday put a smile on the faces of farmers preparing to sow crops or waiting for weeds to emerge on early-sown rye-grass.
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