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Rob Mitchell re-elected as McEwen member in Labor election win

By Colin MacGillivray MEMBER for McEwen Rob Mitchell is excited to represent the electorate as part of a Labor government, restating his commitment to delivering a Hume Freeway diamond interchange at Watson Street in Wallan...

Seymour priorities for Nicholls MP Sam Birrell after election win

By Colin MacGillivray FUNDING for Seymour Community Wellbeing Hub and a redevelopment of Seymour RSL will remain high on new Member for Nicholls Sam Birrell’s priority list after his victory in Saturday’s federal election. Mr Birrell...

Sod turning for new Mitchell Shire rubbish centre

THE benefits of the new Seymour Resource Recovery Centre, RRC were highlighted at a sod turning event for the facility earlier this month. Reusing resources and resource recovery will be the priority of the upgraded...

Nexus Primary Health celebrates National Volunteer Week

IN celebration of National Volunteer Week, Nexus Primary Health has acknowledged the volunteers that are a vital part of its team. This year’s National Volunteer Week, from May 16 to 22, has the theme of...

Mining general manager earns exceptional woman award

By Tricia Mifsud SOUTHERN Cross Gold general manager Lisa Gibbons has been recognised for her exceptional work in the mining industry at the 2022 Victorian Women in Resources Awards. Ms Gibbons was awarded Exceptional Woman in...

Sunday buses on the way for Kilmore

THE State Government has announced the introduction of Sunday bus services, with more than $600,000 allocated in the State Budget 2022-23 to set up the extra service. Expected to begin running next year, the Sunday...

Unravelling the mystery of Kilmore’s ‘Kangaroo Kicker’

By Colin MacGillivray FEW people are aware of a link between Kilmore and the formative years of collegiate American football, also known as gridiron. But it is precisely this link that Melbourne writer Jock O’Keefe is...

‘Couldn’t swing a cat’: Mitchell Shire debates Kilmore development

OVERDEVELOPMENT concerns were at the heart of a Mitchell Shire Council debate about a proposal to build four units at 54 Melbourne Street, Kilmore. Councillors eventually signed off on the development, which was recommended by...

SES volunteers recognised on Wear Orange Wednesday

By Tricia Mifsud THE selfless commitment by State Emergency Service, SES, volunteers was recognised last week on ‘Wear Orange Wednesday’. The day is celebrated during National Volunteer Week where the community was encouraged to wear orange...

Roads a priority in new Mitchell Shire budget

ABOUT $17 million each for roads and land acquisition are at the centre of Mitchell Shire Council’s 2022-23 draft budget. While councillors voted unanimously to adopt the document last week, some expressed concerns about asset...