A NEW opinion poll released today shows last week's budget has had little impact on the way people will vote.
A MAN accidentally shot himself in the face in Ballarat this morning.
SURF life saving boats are joining the search for two paragliders missing in Victoria's southwest.
THE Greens vowed today to fight for the carbon tax if the Coalition is elected and urged Labor to defy a double-dissolution election threat.
NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell remains committed to plans to allow hunting in national parks despite a ban on a similar program in South Australia.
AS SNOWTOWN prepares to celebrate its 135th anniversary, a windfarm is helping to erase a stain from the town's past.
US COUNTRY music legend Alan Jackson is the headline act at this year's Deni Ute Muster in October.
THE first paddleboat for more than 70 years chugged its way into the outback NSW river town of Wilcannia on Friday.
AN INQUIRY has been launched into how 46 cows were left to die without water at a research station run by a government department.
A WOMAN has died after crashing a car into a tree in southern NSW.
UPDATE: FEDERAL MP Bob Katter says the case for the culling of flying foxes is unassailable after the a case of the bat-borne lyssavirus.
JERILDERIE'S Aaron Purcell has cemented his spot at the top of country footy's goalkicking table after kicking another bag at the weekend.
TWO Geelong premiership stars are among four ex-AFL players likely to line up for Geelong league in next week's Country Championships.
NULLAWIL continued its dominance of Golden Rivers Football League's Wandella with a 13-point win in yesterday's grand final rematch.
RACING will return to Wodonga and District Turf Club on Sunday after a three-month hiatus.
Pictures: Some farmers believe their autumn break has arrived.
Pictures: Sales action from the Bluechip dairy sale, and Yea and Pakenham sales.
Pictures: Heyfield beat Woodside in Round 5 of the North Gippsland league.
Pictures: All the action from this weekend's country football games in Victoria.
SHEEP exporters to Kuwait will be required to employ supply chain officers.
AUSTRALIA has joined with New Zealand to fight foot and mouth disease.
AUSTRALIAN farmers must lift their game when it comes to animal welfare.
Have Your Say
INCREASING the cover of native vegetation in Victoria is official State Government policy.
CONFLICT over the best way to manage Australia's land and resources is not new.