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Ready to clean soil
A COMPANY that has proprietary lead remediation techniques in Australia to fix the North Wangaratta contamination problem onsite says it’s ready to start on [more]
Hospital getting solar powered
A HUGE solar system, potentially generating 100 kilowatts of power, will be installed at Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) by the end of 2017/18. [more]
$2B gun club risk
AN Australian leader in environmental consulting, who compiled the contamination report for a Wangaratta gun club, has warned that implementation of impractical government frameworks could [more]
River quality quiz
INFECTIOUS skin conditions and other bugs are being contracted from the Ovens River. [more]
Senator goes into bat for clay target  club
KEEN shooter and Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie will look into the process surrounding the North Wangaratta lead contamination investigation. [more]
Market pushes urban food garden concept
A TWILIGHT market on December 22 will help showcase the burgeoning Wangaratta Urban Food Garden. [more]
Threat escalates
OUT of control burn-offs in the North East last week have given firefighters and landholders an early taste of a potentially severe bushfire season this [more]
River management is the number one concern
OVENS River catchment managers have been told to sort out farmers’ concerns about flooding between Markwood and Tarrawingee. [more]
Flooded farmers confront NECMA
NECMA staff were hard-pressed to spell out plans for flood mitigation on properties inundated by a breach of the Ovens River in the wake of [more]
Flood meeting postponed
The Wangaratta Flood Study Community Update, planned from 10am Tuesday, October 4 at Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre, has been postponed, [more]