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Local News Fri May 4 - Mirabella after $300K from Benalla Ensign

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Local News Fri May 4 - Mirabella after $300K from Benalla Ensign

Local News Fri May 4 

Former federal politician SOPHIE MIRABELLA will seek more than $300 thousand in damages, as compensation for being defamed by the Benalla Ensign newspaper in 2016. A Wangaratta Courty Court jury sided with her earlier this week saying false claims made in a 2016 article damaged her reputation.The matter's being adjourned with the Judge set to hand down a verdict at a later date

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Labor Upper House member JACLYN SYMES has applauded the government's investment into the Nagambie Ambulance Service. She says a permanent paramedic will set up shop in town following months of campaigning.

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The collaboration of health services between Nathalia, Cobram and Numurkah is now underway - with planned improvements expected to be up and running in 2019. Numurkah District Health Service CEO JACQUE PHILLIPS says a number of partnerships now enable improved health care - including new mental health services, the Urgent Care Centre 'Choose Well Feel Better' project and respiratory services.

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Greater Shepparton City Council is reminding Sports City patrons to park appropriately - to ensure traffic flow and the safety of others. Inspectors will not tolerate any more parking on roundabouts, emergency vehicles spaces, disables spaces, and in no standing areas.

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Greater Shepparton's Aboriginal Street Art Project has been shortlisted as a finalist in the local government category for this year's HART Awards. Two stages of murals have been created in town, depicting prominent Indigenous men and women including WILLIAM COOPER, Sir DOUGLAS NICHOLLS, Aunty MARGARET TUCKER and Nanny NORA CHARLES. Council will now prepare for Stage 3 of the project.

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In the KDFL this weekend. Round 5 will see Nagambie travelling to seek their 2nd win of the season - playing ARDMONA. AVENEL will face the undefeated TALLYGAROOPNA. DOOKIE UNITED are taking on the inform STANHOPE. GIRGARRE will travel to play LONGWOOD. An unbeaten MERRIGUM lock horns with MURCHISON-TOOLAMBA. The bottom of the table RUSHWORTH are coming up against ladder leaders LANCASTER. VIOLET TOWN play the winless UNDERA.

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