News

Pen$ion power

PENSIONERS across the Murray electorate are among 3.8 million people nationally to benefit from a one-off payment to help with energy costs.. There are 35,813 people in the electorate who will benefit from this. The one-off payment is $75 for

by
Campaspe News
Jul 20 2017
News

There’s still time to get your flu jab

ALTHOUGH flu season has started the peak is yet to come.. It isn’t too late to have the annual flu vaccination this winter according to Rochester and Elmore District Health Service (REDHS).. Those most at risk of severe flu complications are

by
Campaspe News
Jul 20 2017
News

Jobless rate at two-year high

UNEMPLOYMENT rates are the highest they have been since July 2015.. In new data released last month by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the employment rate of the Shepparton Labour Force Area, which includes Rochester, was 6.5 per cent in May

by
Campaspe News
Jul 20 2017
News

Don’t risk missing farm safety expo

THE 19th annual Farm and Road Safety Expo is just around the corner.. The event run by the Rotary Club of Rochester first came about when a need for farm safety was identified in 1999 and 19 years later the safety of our community is still

by
Campaspe News
Jul 20 2017
News

Fire brigade flies the...

ROCHESTER Fire Brigade celebrated inclusion as part of NAIDOC Week in the first week of July.. Their commitment to the CFA’s Koori Inclusion Action Plan meant they were featured and interviewed by the CFA.. Captain Luke Warren said it was

by
Campaspe News
Jul 20 2017
News

Chong makes it...

FOR Chong Kim the reality of being an Australian citizen hasn’t set in yet.. ‘‘I’ve grown up here, I guess if you think about it in a technical way the next time I celebrate Australia Day I will be officially an

by
Campaspe News
Jul 19 2017
News

Anne is new...

ROCHESTER Christian Fellowship has a new leader.. Although Anne Strate said nothing will change from this appointment, it is clear she is the best woman for the job.. ‘‘Jim and I have been functioning together as elders for the past

by
Campaspe News
Jul 19 2017
News

Financial help for businesses

ROCHESTER businesses that will be affected by the closure of Murray Goulburn will be able to get free financial counselling next week.. AgBiz Assist in partnership with Regional Development Victoria is providing a clinic that aims to provide a broad

by
Campaspe News
Jul 19 2017
News

Roadworks

ROADWORKS will begin on Monday on the Northern Hwy in Rochester between Fraser and Gillies streets.. The VicRoads works are expected to be completed by Thursday, however there will be lane closures in place.. Speed limits in the vicinity of the

by
Campaspe News
Jul 19 2017
News

Renters feeling the pinch

10 years ago. Tuesday, July 17, 2007. Renters in Campaspe Shire are paying more for a roof over their heads, in line with the number of affordable rental properties falling dramatically across Victoria in the March quarter.. The State

by
Campaspe News
Jul 19 2017
News

Kimmy loves cuddles

WHEN parents bring home their new little bundles of joy you don’t expect the infant to have fur and a tail.. But make no mistake, if you bring home Kimmy, everybody will want cuddles.. Surrendered by her previous family, Kimmy is

by
Campaspe News
Jul 18 2017
News

Cats fall to rabid...

NORTH BENDIGO’S undefeated 2017 season continued on Saturday with a 98-point win against Lockington-Bamawm United.. The Bulldogs took control of the game early, their stifling defence limiting much attacking progress from the Cats who

by
Jess Gledhill
Jul 18 2017
News

Wine, tapas night...

The Nanneella Hall committee is putting on a wine and tapas night on Saturday, July 29 at 7pm.. For $20 a ticket, guests will be able to take part in sampling wine from The Farmer and The Scientist, Ellis Wines and Shiraz Republic with cash sales

by
Campaspe News
Jul 18 2017
News

‘I’m living for Dad and I’m living for myself, too’

‘‘LIFE goes on — so live for me now.’’. That was what Gina Spizzica’s father, Tony, told her before he died after a battle with oesophageal cancer in November.. And that is exactly what she has been doing in what

by
Campaspe News
Jul 18 2017
News

DISGRACEFUL MESS

ROCHESTER’S Random House is a ‘‘disgraceful mess’’, according to Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh.. Mr Walsh and Rochester residents are calling for the historic building on Bridge Road to be restored to its former

by
Vivienne Duck
Jul 18 2017
News

REDHS puts emphasis on home care

ROCHESTER and Elmore District Health Service (REDHS) is changing its model of care in response to the community’s needs.. The new model will place an even stronger emphasis on the provision of home, aged and primary care, according to board

by
Campaspe News
Jul 18 2017
News

Parrot’s long...

HOW LONG is it from Rochester to Howlong?. One parrot who paid a visit to Rochester’s Lawrie West last week could tell you it is around 180km as the crow, or in this case, parrot flies.. The female eclectus parrot landed on his kitchen window

by
Campaspe News
Jul 18 2017
News

Business awards...

FINALISTS for the GMCU Allianz Campaspe Murray Business Awards 2017 have been announced ahead of the gala awards dinner at Moama Bowling Club on October 11.. The finalists are:. ■AGRICULTURE. Ky Valley Dairy. Biomix Pty Limited. The Strawberry

by
Campaspe News
Jul 18 2017
News

Survey to save Rochy

A TASKFORCE is working on ways to reduce the impact of the Murray Goulburn factory closure and advocate for an increase in locally available services and infrastructure.. Rochester Open For Business Advisory Group has sent a survey to Rochester

by
Campaspe News
Jul 18 2017
Load more
Login Sign Up

Dummy text