Waranga News

Murchison community still holding its breath for nursing home reprieve

2020-02-13

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The fate of Murchison’s nursing home and associated amenities still seems to hang in the balance, as the community mood swings from ‘never trust a politician’ to hope and belief that their Canberra connections can still come through.

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Save our store! Colbinabbin locals propose community shareholder plan

2020-02-13

Save our store! Colbinabbin locals propose community shareholder plan image

It all started one day when some clever local women came up with the idea to purchase the Colbinabbin Store, which has been on the market for two years now, using a community-owned shareholder model.

Colbo Silo Art’s $21,000 boost from Rushworth & District Community Bank Grants Program

2020-02-13

Colbo Silo Art’s $21,000 boost from Rushworth & District Community Bank Grants Program image

The Colbinabbin Silo Art project recently received a grant of $21,000 as part of the Rushworth & District Community Grants Program.

Australia Day 2020 in Rushworth

2020-01-30

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The Village Green was once again a popular venue for the Australia Day event. It was pleasing to see a good crowd made up of all ages enjoying the lovely summer evening.

Rushworth & District Community Bank supports Waranga News with $10,000 grant

2020-01-30

Rushworth & District Community Bank supports Waranga News with $10,000 grant image

Rushworth & District Community Bank has announced a grant of $10,000 for the Waranga News to support a technology upgrade and ensure our local paper can continue to be produced to its very high standard and quality.

Waranga Health campus officially opened

2019-12-12

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Goulburn Valley Health’s Waranga Campus in Rushworth was officially opened on Tuesday by Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp. The $10 million redevelopment brings together all of Rushworth’s acute, primary and community health, and aged care services under one roof.

Council’s role in an emergency

2019-12-12

With the recent outbreak of so many devastating early season bushfires around the country, fire risk is uppermost in the minds of many local residents. Campaspe Shire Council has outlined its role in emergency management, not only applying to the Code Red Day, but all emergency situations, whether flood, fire or other.