Derrinallum

  • Wind farms force line upgrades

    THE number of renewable energy projects in western Victoria is expected to increase, with moves now under way to increase the carrying capacity of transmission lines to carry the load.

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  • Mounts celebrate indigenous links

    CAMPERDOWN and Derrinallum’s indigenous links were highlighted and celebrated over the weekend as part of local NAIDOC Week celebrations.

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  • Chester calls it a day after 46 years

    AFTER more than four decades of employment in local government, Camperdown’s Peter (Chester) Reilly has seen the ravages of drought and floods at the local level first hand.

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  • Three accidents in three days

    THREE separate accidents across the district in as many days left two people dead and five people transported to hospital for treatment over the weekend.

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  • The top of the crop

    Getting water off their paddocks as quickly as possible saw Derrinallum croppers Matthew and Rachel Hinkley take out the prestigious Weekly Times Coles Farmer of the Year award at a lavish ceremony in Melbourne last Friday.

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  • Derri swimmers impress

    DERRINALLUM P-12 College’s top swimmers battled it out against the region’s best at the Mid West Complex swimming sports last Wednesday.

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  • Junior golfer’s big swing

    DERRINALLUM P-12 College student Josh Anderson teed off in an impressive performance at the 2015 Senior Secondary School Golf State Final recently.

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  • Doing it tough

    It should be one of their busiest times of the year, but businesses in Derrinallum and Lismore are struggling to make ends meet after last month’s explosion on the outskirts of Derrinallum.

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  • Controlled blasts over Easter

    BREAKING UPDATE: Derrinallum and district residents have been advised that a number of small controlled explosions may occur over the Easter weekend.

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  • Piecing together the lead-up

    Derrinallum locals were urged this week to contact Crime Stoppers with any information relating to Glenn Sanders who detonated explosives on his Hamilton Highway property early Saturday morning.

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