Local News 17th May 2017

Murder charged man in Mildura.

Local News 17th May 2017

A man charged with the murder of two women in the Limestone Coast could have travelled to Mildura prior to his arrest.

South Australian Police are trying to account for a 53 year old man's actions between Thursday May 11 and the time that he presented at Berri Police Station in the Riverland on Monday morning.

If anyone has a clear memory of a 1998 white Subaru Outback, registration S 564 AAS, they're urged to touch base with South Australian Police immediately.


Five men have survived a harrowing ordeal after a boat's engine exploded while being refuelled at the Mildura Marina.

The group were taken to Mildura Base with burns to their lower legs.

The fire deemed non-suspicious by CFA investigators.


Mildura Rural City Council has raised rainbow flags this morning celebrating International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia.

The event is not only to raise awareness for the LGBTIQ+ community, but, to show support for the local community as well.

Councillor for Community Development, Min Poole, says that the day is the most significant event for LGBTIQ+ communities across the globe.


New and upgraded rest areas will complement two new overtaking lanes that'll be constructed between Red Cliffs and Ouyen.

20 million dollars will be shared by the Federal Government and State Government to upgrade the safety of the Calder Highway.

Mildura MP Peter Crisp says that traffic on local freight routes has grown and those routes have become critically important to both the region and the State.


Disabled players who're part of the All Abilities Netball and Basketball sides in Mildura are putting the callout for new teammates.

The netball competition is run on Saturday’s at Mansell Reserve, and the basketball competition is at the Toyota Hothouse on 8th Street Wednesdays from 4pm.

Participants speak highly of both competitions saying it's not only a great sporting activity, but, is a great place to network, meet new people and make new friends.

Organisers say they're happy for all players, of all ages and skill levels to come and join the fun.