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Digital licences available

Victorians now have the option to carry their driver's licence on their phone. The state government said more than 4.5 million Victorians who are fully...

Dementia funding welcomed

Dementia Australia have welcomed the $2.2 billion investment in aged care reforms and dementia specific initiatives announced in Tuesday night’s federal budget. Dementia Australia executive...

Glass half full budget: business

The federal budget has received qualified support from the Victorian business community. Responding to the 2024-25 budget handed down by federal treasurer Jim Chalmers...

Tailgating top rage behaviour

RACV is reminding Victorian motorists to refrain from, and remain aware of dangerous road behaviours, following a poll asking Victorians what type of road...

Aussies urged to roll up their sleeves

With one in three people experiencing high blood pressure, Australians are being urged to visit their local doctor or pharmacist to make sure they...

Defibrillators ready to save lives

Automated external defibrillators (AEDs) are now available at every staffed station across Melbourne’s train network. The state government said there are now an extra 71...

More GPs for Melton, Bacchus Marsh

GP practices in Melton and Bacchus Marsh can now recruit overseas-trained doctors after the federal government ruled that the region should become a distribution...

Community calendar

Bacchus Marsh CWA Baking, crafting, day trips, local dining, market stalls and fundraising are just some of the things that the ladies do within the...

Missing campers made divorce pact before deaths: friend

Russell Hill and Carol Clay made a pact to divorce their respective partners to be together but he backed out at the last minute,...

Hope Street welcomes funding

Hope Street Youth and Family Services has declared the federal budget as a big win, following policy announcements for homelessness and housing. Budget announcements delivered...

Junior landcare and biodiversity grants open

The Victorian Junior Landcare and Biodiversity Grants are now open, with $450,000 available for projects that involve young people actively caring for the state’s...

Daughter tells trial of missing camper’s 14-year affair

Carol Clay’s daughter became concerned her mother’s affair with Russell Hill would be made public when police approached her about telling media they had...

Weed sprayer gave camp directions to murder accused

A weed sprayer has described seeing a grumpy old man, believed to be Russell Hill, speed past him on his way to a remote...

Bedroom smoke alarms ‘crucial’

A father whose family escaped a fire that destroyed their Truganina home in a matter of minutes is calling on Victorians to install smoke...

Caring for the community

Diggers Rest Primary School students are helping to support those in need, through donating non-perishable items to local charity, CareWorks. The school's student leadership...

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Thoroughbreds back on winners list

Melton Thoroughbreds are back on the winners list in the Big V men’s division 2 competition. After dropping matches either side of a bye, the...

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