Body search widened after Qld plane crash

Authorities have widened a search for the bodies of a couple presumed dead in a light plane crash off Brisbane.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

'This is an emergency in China': WHO

The World Health Organisation is calling a new coronavirus that has killed 18 people in China and infected around 650 globally "an emergency in China", but stopped short of declaring the epidemic of international concern.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

Border minister backs coronavirus response

The man responsible for Australia's borders has defended the national response to the coronavirus.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

Fatal plane crash cause still unclear: RFS

The three US firefighters who died after their air tanker crashed while battling bushfires in southern NSW were "remarkable individuals" aiding Australians in their hour of need, the Rural Fire Service commissioner says.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

Two people fined over "lifts for cash"

A Facebook page illegally advertising lifts for cash is still up and running despite two people leading guilty in Bendigo Magistrates Court to providing a commercial passenger service.   The 26-year-old woman and 22-year-old man told the court they didn't realise their activities were against the law. They've both bee fined almost $2,000. It...

Tourism numbers up over last year

Tourism Research Australia stats show overnight visitor numbers have jumped by nearly 20% in the last year through the Bendigo Loddon region. There were one point three million overnight visitors in 2019 That also represents a 92-percent jump over the last decade. The statistics are for the year ending September 2019. The Bendigo...