Wayne Drew | THE public dental waiting time for adults in the Hamilton area has reduced from about 33 months to 14 months and is anticipated to be around 16 to 17 months at the end of June this year. Western District Health … Continue reading
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Spectator-Observer Partnership | A FIRE on the Murndal–Branxholme Rd on Tuesday burnt about 137ha of grassland and blue gum plantations. CFA, DSE and plantation crews attended the fire, and worked through the night to consolidate the break around the burnt area. Victoria Police assisted residents of three houses to evacuate voluntarily. They were allowed to return on Tuesday evening. There were minimal stock and fences lost, and some hay bales were involved. Story: PAGE 5. Full report in today’s Spectator. Photos: TALITHA PRENDERGAST … Continue reading → 0 Comments
Emma-Jayne Schenk | WORKING with 1100 degree molten glass is something that Grampians’ glassmaker, James McMurtrie, does to make sense of the world. His translucent work will feature at the coming Eel Festival at Lake Bolac on the weekend of March 24. Mr … Continue reading → 0 Comments
Emma-Jayne Schenk | AN apology from the Southern Grampians Shire Council in response to the tree that fell last week might have come too late for some residents, but provides hope there will be more than luck to count on in the future. … Continue reading → 0 Comments
Rex Martinich | PENSHURST residents are being reminded that the Australian Defence Force will be conducting training exercises in the town this weekend. Army Reservists from the 8th /7th Battalion, The Royal Victoria Regiment will be conducting training activities around the town from … Continue reading → 0 Comments
Wayne Drew | THE public dental waiting time for adults in the Hamilton area has reduced from about 33 months to 14 months and is anticipated to be around 16 to 17 months at the end of June this year. Western District Health … Continue reading →
Kristy McDonald | THE Guinness is stocked, the band is booked, so if you want the real craic, head to the Mac this Saturday. The local Irish contingency is inviting the whole district to celebrate St Patrick’s national day at the Macarthur Hotel … Continue reading →
Rex Martinich | DUNKELD and District Community Bank will enter its second year in operation having already completed more than $20 million in banking business. Community bank chairman, Gary Simpson said both residents and traders of Dunkeld, Penshurst and Cavendish had welcomed the … Continue reading →
Danielle Grindlay | STUDENTS from all over the world visited the Grampians for an Aussie rural farming experience last week. As part of their Introduction to Australian Society Studies course at RMIT, 40 visitors enjoyed a field trip including a stay at Dunkeld’s … Continue reading →
Lisa Cameron | SOUTH-WEST businesses have been asked to consider adding a student to their staff in one of three Workplace Learning placements. Workplace Learning co-ordinator, Brent Forsyth, has spent 12 months helping connect students to businesses as part of the placement program. … Continue reading →
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