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RELIEF for North East train commuters is a little closer with Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Barnaby Joyce announcing on Thursday that work on the rail line will begin mid-2018.
UNEMPLOYMENT rates in the Wangaratta region could drop, thanks to a Federal Government initiative to get more young people in the workforce.
A LONG-held dream will become reality next year with the completion of building works at Wangaratta’s St Bernard’s Primary School.
LOCAL civil celebrant, Jane Derrick, has conducted wedding ceremonies between a man and a woman for years.
CATHY McGowan (MHR, Indi) has maintained that the removal of former Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce from Parliament will not sway her vote on political matters.
WANGARATTA’S central business district (CBD) could expand in coming years with a masterplan detailing how the city’s railway precinct could connect better with the rest of the city.
THE aged care industry is expected to rally for compulsory flu vaccinations for all staff following a fatal outbreak that killed seven elderly residents at St John’s Village in Wangaratta.
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 represent a $2 billion liability for the national shooting industry.
DOZENS of firearms have been handed in by Wangaratta district residents wanting to offload the guns without fear of prosecution.
AUSTRALIAN Textile Mills (ATM) is seeking voluntary redundancy applications from 20 of its Wangaratta factory staff.
PREMIER Daniel Andrews has promised to purchase new train sets for the North East rail line if the Federal Government provides funding to fix the substandard tracks.
A FREEZE on indexation for indexation of Financial Assistance Grants has cost the Rural City of Wangaratta $1.2 million.