A new horticultural research centre for Tatura and a $5 million industry and employment fund for the Goulburn Valleywas announced by the state government this morning.March 4, 2014 11:56am
A centre of excellence has been announced for horticultural research at Tatura, and a new $5 million Goulburn Valley Industry and Employment fund has been opened by the Victorian Government this morning.
Deputy Premier Peter Ryan said the Goulburn Valley Industry and Employment Plan set out strategic approaches to leverage new industry, trade, investment and employment opportunities.
‘‘Food production and food processing have a strong future in the Goulburn Valley and this plan will implement a long-term strategic approach to manage structural change in the region,” Mr Ryan said.
For more, see tomorrow's Shepparton News and Tuesday's Country News.
Mayor Houlihan- it's all about belief and I thank you for not leaving us in a vacuum...I think we can now move into a phase of excitement— Estelle Griepink (@SN_EGriepink) March 4, 2014
Shepparton’s March rainfall was negligible and the lowest since the worst years of the last drought.
The Yarrawonga Mulwala B Grade Rams have secured the Des Johnston Shield as WDCA B Grade Two Day Premiers for season 2014/2015 with a crushing win over City Colts.
Two Tatura junior tennis teams played in Grand Finals of the Shepparton and District Junior Tennis Association on Saturday, March 21.
Animal experts are warning people not to buy rabbits as gifts this Easter, thinking they will be cute and easy pets.
Four Rochester projects are a step closer to completion.
20th Heritage Day a hit
Great range of entries in both garden and photographic competition.
Finley have now formed their own Local Health Advisory Committee.
Heathcote police have continued to make ground in their fight against illicit drugs with more raids and arrests in the past week.
Cobram Highway Patrol urges care on the roads over the Easter long weekend.
After more than 10 years of planning, the miniature railway at Deniliquin;s Memorial Park will begin operating on Sunday.
Toolamba Primary School student Felix Turnbull is looking forward to seeing his face on new SPC labels that will be on supermarket shelves across the nation.
Benalla streets have come alive with street art. The large painted images adorn some of the town's buildings, creating a spectacular sight.
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