New year signals change

LOWER electricity bills, an increase in prescription costs and changes to education are among a raft of changes for 2019 following new laws effective as of […]

Greater protection for bird species

ONE of the Limestone Coast’s flagship bird species is set to receive greater protection following more than $3m in funding flowing to the region. The South […]

Extra money flows to schools

EDUCATION Minister John Gardner has downplayed this month’s teacher strike by saying only around 20pc of the state’s public schools, preschools and children’s centres closed. “And […]

Abuse victims gather for formal apology

VICTIMS of institutional child sexual abuse gathered at emotional events across the country on Monday for a formal apology from the Australian Government. Prime Minister Scott Morrison delivered the National Apology at[…]

International listing

THE Glenelg Estuary and Discovery Bay has been approved for listing as Victoria’s 12th Ramsar site – an international accolade that will help protect the important […]

Biosecurity Plan practices

A GOOD biosecurity plan consists of sound practices and is as individual as the property it protects, according to Livestock Biosecurity Network’s Rachael O’Brien. Biosecurity describes […]

Organic demand grows

INTERNATIONAL demand for premium organic produce is on the rise, prompting the Australian Government to review regulations on the export of organics to ensure producers can take full advantage of opportunities.[…]