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Homes to be acquired for 'huge' Bell Street sky rail in Preston
Premier Daniel Andrews says the state government's latest level crossing removal job is going to be "huge", taking out four railway crossings in one of Melbourne's worst traffic snarls at Bell Street in Preston "in one hit". It was big news too for the local...

'The government has abandoned its own people': Bushfire evacuees call for climate action
When Aaron Crowe decided to evacuate his Warriwillah home with his three-year-old daughter Pepper and partner Fiona Lee, alert systems were telling him the fire was kilometres away. In reality, it was just minutes away. Aaron Crowe and Fiona Lee hold a...

The milk, the whole milk and nothing but the milk: the story behind our dairy woes
The plight of Australia's dairy farmers is on the political agenda this week, after One Nation leader Pauline Hanson narrowly failed in her Senate bid for a minimum milk price. But getting fair payment for their goods is far from the only challenge dairy farmers...

Orchid Show

Eastern District Orchid Society Spring Show

This year’s event venue has moved.  Venue is Belmont Shooting Complex, 1485 Old Cleveland Rd, Belmont.  8.30am to 4pm Saturday 15 September and 8.30am to 3pm Sunday 16 September

Admission is $4 children under 14yrs free.  Great displays with all the variety.