Triple M GV 95.3 Local News Wed Oct 25

More charges for Kialla taxi driver

Triple M GV 95.3 Local News Wed Oct 25

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A Kialla taxi driver accused of killing three Mercy Place residents in a crash in Ardmona has had 5 charges added to his rap sheet.

The 38-year-old was initially fronting one count of dangerous driving causing death - following a June 20 collision between a taxi and minibus at Pyke and Turnbull Roads.

Since the accused initially appeared in court - two more victims succumbed to their injuries.

The man faces another two counts of dangerous driving causing death - and 3 counts of dangerous driving causing serious injury.

He's expected to make a plea when he returns to court on December 20.



Moira Shire councillors will tonight decide whether they'll re-endorse the green route as Council's preferred alignment for the replacement of the Yarrawonga-Mulwala Bridge.

A recent VEC run plebiscite showed resounding support for that option - with more than 75 percent of respondents backing the option.


Some interesting figures coming out earlier this week regarding different states and their tax returns.

Victorians have been more proactive with their tax returns than their New South Wales counterparts north of the Murray this year.

81% of VICS have lodged their returns compared with 72% of New South Welshman with only a few days to go before the October 31 deadline.

ATO assistant commissioner Kath Anderson is urging taxpayers to get your returns completed as soon as possible to avoid fines.


Jon Campbell will be the next artist to take to creating new work on the Shepparton Art Museum's exterior drawing wall.

A mural with the word YEAH will adorn the Eastbank Centre from this Saturday through to January 24.

He says he's been hard at work picking the colour scheme and shapes that'll resonate the most with the Shepparton community.


The 40th Australian Auster Rally will be taking place in Benalla this year - with the famous 1930s and 40s aircraft gracing the gliding club this weekend.

The Club's Louise O'grady says most pilots know that back during the war - troops used to train in the Auster aircraft at the Benalla Airfield.