Local News 3rd February 2017

Iconic local business sold.

Local News 3rd February 2017

The acquisition of the Mildura Brewery from an Australian beer producer is set to create more jobs for locals.

For a reported $1m, the iconic local business has been sold to Broo Limited an Australian beer producing company.

The company are looking to expand and upgrade the brewery and restaurant producing more beers locally and changing up the menu.

Former owner, Don Carrazza, says that Broo will take the business to another level with plans to employ an extra 25 people across the front of house and beer production areas.

Broo pride themselves on producing quality Australian made beers and say they hope to bring exactly that to the region, securing the future of local beer production in Mildura.


Mildura Highway Patrol say that an international driver is lucky to be alive after rolling her car earlier this week.

The 26 year old female driver and her 22 year old passenger managed to escape uninjured from the vehicle after she over corrected on a turn on the Hattah-Robinvale Road.

The rollover happened on Tuesday afternoon with Police now urging motorists to slow down and drive with caution on our roads.


Following a $7m investment by VicHealth to engage more girls at the grassroots level of sport, a new campaign's been launched to equal the playing field for men and female players.

The Change Our Game campaign has been launched ahead of the first round of the ALFW this weekend. Mildura's own Melissa Hickey making a debut for Melbourne as they clash with the Brisbane Lions on Sunday.

VicHealth CEO, Jerril Rechter, says that it's a huge change to see women's sport broadcast into homes during primetime.


Koori students across the region will take the leap from kindergarten to primary school this year with the help of the Mallee District Aboriginal Services.

Around 60 Koori children took part in their school enrolment program, focusing on preparing students and their parents for the transition.

Late in Term 4 last year the children and families took part in an engaging enrolment day with the MDAS easing nerves and learning additional ideas.

The kids left with a new backpack, lunch box and water bottle, the program fully preparing them for the school year ahead.