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2 nabbed for illegal hunting

Parks Victoria and Victoria Police officers caught two Melbourne men in the Mt Samaria State Park near Mansfield and charged them with possessing and using firearms, and driving offroad. The men were prosecuted in the Benalla Magistrates Court. One man was fined $750 and forfeited his firearm, firearms bag and scope. His firearms licence was

Tuesday update: virus count in NE jumps from 85 to 97

Professor Brett Sutton, Victoria’s Chief Medical Officer, has released figures this afternoon (2pm Tues.) which show that the number Coronavirus victims in the North-East has risen from 85 to 97 in 24 hours. Banyule – 43Mansfield – 2Mitchell – 6Murrindindi – 0Nillumbik – 12Strathbogie – 2Whittlesea – 14Yarra Ranges – 18

How to register for Jobkeeper

The Federal Government is moving to provide subsidies to Australian businesses to keep the nation’s workers employed. David Littleproud, Agriculture Minister, said this job keeper payment will protect lives and livelihoods at a time of crisis. “In particular, it will give great comfort to those in regional and rural Australia where businesses have been hit

North-East virus count jumps from 61 to 85

Victorian Chief Medical Officer, Prof. Brett Sutton (pictured), has today (Mon.) revealed a jump in local North-East cases of Coronavius figures from 61 on Saturday to 85. Prof. Sutton’s statement on Monday afternoon revealed the latest statistics from local government areas in the North-East: Banyule – 35Mansfield – 2Mitchell – 5Murrindindi – 0Nillumbik – 11Strathbogie

Lilydale link to missing 14-y.o.

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing teenager Armani Kader. The 14-year-old was last seen in Lilydale getting on a bus about 3pm on Thursday (Mar. 26) . She is described as 170cm tall, medium build with dark brown hair and facial piercings. Armani was wearing a black Champion jumper, black leggings

Sad news: death of Don McLeish, Yea icon

The Yea community mourns the passing this morning (Sunday) of Don McLeish. Prominent farming identity, former Yea Shire Councillor, former Yea Football Club President icon, Freemason, returned serviceman, and all-round good bloke. Sadly, with the current restrictions, Yea will not be able to give the full salute that would have stopped the district. Arrangements will

Council works to halt spread of Pandemic

Murrindindi Shire Chief Executive Officer Craig Lloyd has told his Council about the work being done in regard to the Coronavirus Pandemic: “ The focus of Council’s work in the last fortnight has been on halting the spread of the Coronavirus within Murrindindi Shire,” Mr Lloyd told the meeting held at the Yea Shire Hall

‘Devastated’ at number of visitors

Murrindindi Shire Council CEO Criag Lloyd says he is devastated about the number of visitors to the region who are ignoring calls for them to “stay at home” during the Corona-virus Pandemic emergency. “I am devastated today with the behaviour of a small section of the Victorian community,” Mr Lloyd said at the weekend. “Our

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