People young and old celebrating International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia crowded Shepparton’s Maude St Mall yesterday.ALEXANDRA BOLKAS May 17, 2014 3:54am
Strong message: People gathered at Shepparton's Maude St Mall yesterday to celebrate International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia.
Goulburn Valley Pride volunteer Leigh Bamford, 46, said the day for him was about standing strong within the community.
‘‘I’m here to say listen to us we’re equal, we bleed the same, we love the same, it’s only fair we’re accepted,’’ he said.
Going Within to Get Out facilitator Kellie Smith said she was supporting the event to promote equal rights.
‘‘I feel deeply saddened by people who want to stop equal choices and equal opportunities,’’ she said.
Going Within to Get Out mentor Natasha Goldberg, 17, said such events were important for the community.
‘‘It’s the way forward,’’ she said.
The fire in the Creightons Creek region, south of Euroa, is continuing to burn today and the CFA is warning residents to be cautious of falling trees.
Mulwala’s own motor racing sensation Steve ‘Harro’ Harrison has won the 2014 Victorian Super Tin Tops Championship.
St Augustines College, Kyabram, has won the inaugural School’s Sustainability Cup for 2014, beating several Melbourne schools.
Multiple fires on the Northern Hwy, Echuca are now being listed as under control by CFA. However, traffic diversions remain between Echuca and Rochester.
Four people, including a father and his two children, were fined more than $18,000 for their role in an alcohol-fuelled brawl at a Lockington party earlier this year which ended in a teenager beaten up and forced into a dog cage.
New faces for Girgarre FNC
A time to include late loved ones in the spirit of the season.
Firefighters were able to save a Finley property's buildings after a large stack of hay bales went up in flames on Monday.
Eppalock Primary School has gone global.
Scout Group hopes to raise funds for World Scout Jamboree through novel 24-hour endurance test.
Forest tour only way to understand impact.
Fodder depots have been set up in Euroa and Thoona for farmers hit by the recent fires.
The rail tracks are in such disrepear V/Line is having to close the buffet car between Euroa and Seymour due to health and safety concerns to hospitality staff.
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