Solar power surge

ROOFTOP solar is surging in Australia, with the rate of installation jumping by almost 60pc in 2018, overtaking the previous record set in 2017.[…]

Speed limits cut

SPEED limits on four roads in Yahl will be reduced to 80kph following an assessment by the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure[…]

Network failure sparks telco inquiry

CENTRE Alliance Senator Stirling Griff will move for an inquiry into telecommunications stability and security following Telstra’s second significant network failure in less than a month.
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‘Unfair’ rebate challenged

STATE law requiring councils to subsidise the rates of not-for-profit community housing providers is unfair on Wattle Range residents and should be changed, Mayor Peter Gandolfi says.[…]

Volunteer recognition

COUNTRY Fire Authority volunteers have saved lives and property for decades and while the faces might be changing and the service evolving to meet changing needs, they remain an essential part of our community.
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Forestry safety workshops

THE Australian Forestry Contractors Association will host free safety workshops for forestry workers next week.[…]

Launch fees rock boat

PROFESSIONAL fishermen launching off the Beachport Boat Ramp will see a 232pc increase in launch fees under Wattle Range Council’s draft budget.[…]