14 October 2017 : Temporary bluetongue virus zone change for Victoria
Part of Northern Victoria has been designated as a bluetongue virus (BTV) zone for the next 30 days, after evidence of past exposure to the virus was detected in several 12 month old dairy heifers.
5 October 2017 : Water hyacinth sale on Facebook ends in court
A Yarriambiack Shire woman has been given a 12-month good behaviour undertaking by the Hopetoun Magistrates Court for attempting to sell the aquatic weed water hyacinth on Facebook.
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