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Missing millions

A STARTLING superannuation sector report shows 16,706 North East and Hume region employees are owed almost $23 million in unpaid superannuation entitlements.

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Mansfield wins again under Mobile Blackspot Program

EFFECTIVE lobbying for telecommunications has led to another great result for mobile phone black spots in Indi and especially the Mansfield area.

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Fire danger period begins

THE Fire Danger Period commenced on Monday in the Strathbogie Shire.
During the Fire Danger Period (FDP) fires cannot be lit in the open air without a written permit from CFA or a Municipal Fire Prevention Officer.
The FDP is decided based on conditions in the local area; including fuel moisture, fuel loads, grassland curing, weather and rainfall.
With rainfall either the highest on record or very much above average throughout the North East between May and October, and with recent warmer and drier weather producing ‘close to ideal growing conditions’ for grasslands and bushland undergrowth, Emergency Management Victoria has declared the conditions in most of Victoria ‘above normal’ in terms of their conduciveness to bushfire.

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If it ain’t broke don’t fix it

FORMER councillor and business owner Jason Reid is calling on Alpine Shire Council to reconsider plans to rejuvenate the centre of Bright.

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Relay will return to Myrtleford

THE Cancer Council’s Relay for Life will return to Myrtleford next year after smashing its fundraising goal at the weekend.

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