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Archives for August 2018

Wandering livestock problem: Dindi Shire

Murrindindi Shire Council Community Safety Officers have been responding to increasing numbers of livestock wandering onto roads. Murrindindi Shire Council General Manager Infrastructure and Development Stuart McConnell said this is a real problem because of the safety risk roaming animals pose to drivers as well as pedestrians. “Part of the problem is that while paddocks

Mobile library launch at Toolangi

Murrindindi Shire Council representatives will be joined by Victorian Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes on Monday, september 10, at an official ceremony to mark the return of the Mobile Library and Customer Service van. Murrindindi Shire Council Community Services Portfolio Councillor Sandice McAulay said everyone is invited to come along to the van’s official

Rates notices are on their way

Murrindindi Shire Council rates notices for the 2018/19 year are on their way. Murrindindi Shire Council CEO Craig Lloyd said we know that rates’ time isn’t anyone’s favourite time of year, but it’s essential to keeping our Shire running and progressing. “Rates represent only 3.5 percent of all the taxation money collected in Australia. We

Yea Hospital merger with Seymour Health axed

The merger between Yea Hospital and Seymour Health is off. But Yea Hospital will still look to collaborate with a number of health institutions to provide the best possible services. A statement was issued today (Friday) by Yea Hospital Chairman Ian Marshman: “The board of Yea and District Memorial Hospital is committed to a collaboration

Bushwalker rescued at Strath Creek Falls

Emergency services rescued a bushwalker who fell down a cliff face with his dog on Sunday afternoon (Aug. 26). Police have been told two males and their Rottweiler dog ‘Rocky’ were walking at Strath Creek Falls about 5.20pm. It is believed one of the men and his dog, climbed over a fence and fell approximately

Alexandra Seniors land 5th on the ladder

Alexandra’s Seniors football side, and Yea’s Reserves team, will each compete in AFL Yarra Ranges Division 2 Elimination Finals this Sunday (Sept. 2). Alexandra finished fifth on the Seniors ladder, despite a four-point loss to Kinglake last Saturday. The fifth-placed Rebels will play the fourth-placed Gembrook-Cockatoo. Yarra Glen (second on the ladder) and Yarra Junction

Final home-and-away round results

AFL YARRA RANGES DIVISION 2 SCOREBOARD SENIORS • Results. Round 18. Saturday, August 25. Kinglake 15.8 (98) d Alexandra 13.16 (94). Gembrook-Cockatoo 12.10 (82) d Powelltown 9.6 (60). Seville 59.21 (375) d Thornton-Eildon 1.0 (6). Yarra glen 16.15 (111) d Yarra Junction 8.13 (61). Yea: Bye. n Ladder. 1. Seville, 331.68, 68. 2. Yarra Glen,

Local MHR backs Dutton vote

Local MHR  for Indi Cathy McGowan has supported a motion referring Prime Ministerial-hopeful, Peter Dutton, to the High Court on eligibility issues under s 44 of the Constitution. Ms McGowan says her position remains consistent with her decision to refer MPs to the Court of Disputed Returns last year when there were questions relating to their

New Board for Yea Hospital

KRISTIN MICHAELS, who last year proposed a management merger of Yea and Seymour Hospitals, has left the local Hospital Board. She has been replaced as Yea and District Memorial Hospital Chairman by Ian Marshman. A number of new Board appointments have been made. Leaving the Board are Kristin Michaels, Karl Anderson, Greg Chivers and Lyn

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