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Man crushed by wall in Mt Pleasant

A 56-year-old man has been fatally crushed after a brick wall collapsed in Mt Pleasant. The alarm was raised at 8.58 this morning at a property at Kenworthy Place. Paramedics tried to revive the man but...

Serious accident in Junortoun

Paramedics treated three people after a collision in Junortoun this morning. Emergency services were called to Pratts Park Road at about 8.20am. A man in his 20s has abdominal injuries and is being airlifted to the Royal...

Planned burn scheduled today

The first planned burn of the season kicks off today, weather permitting. The 12-hectare burn is part of an Aboriginal cultural activity and will take place at Wollshed Swamp, south of Boort. The cultural burn will be...

Mountain bikers credited with boost to Harcourt economy

Since the official opening of mountain bike trails near Harcourt last year, the region is already experiencing benefits to its local economy. The La Larr Ba Gauwa Park opened in March 2018, and has recorded more...

Murray Plains MP slams lack of drought action

The opposition has slammed the state government and the Premier, saying he's been to China more times than he's been to drought stricken areas of Victoria. Leader of the Nationas and Murray Plains MP Peter Walsh...

Police officer to give evidence at Day inquest

A police officer tasked with investigating the death of Tanya Day is expected to give evidence in the Coroners Court this morning. Detective Senior Constable Scott Riley, from the coronial support unit, was to investigate her...

Operation Argus records 120 offences in Bendigo

Police have revealed they caught a total of 120 offences in Bendigo during their latest operation over the weekend. Operation Argus was designed to target impaired driving, motorcycles, excessive speed, driver distraction, and not wearing seatbelts,...

Day inquest to resume this morning

The inquest into the death of Tanya Day will resumes this morning. with medical experts set to give evidence in the Coroners' Court in Melbourne. The Yorta Yorta grandmother died in police custody after she was arrested...