The Standard
Thursday, 23 May 2024
Year two students involved in activity in 1.35-metre-deep water.
Jessica Howard • 2hrs ago
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Sharing helps people to be comfortable with other people's grief.
Katrina Lovell
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'There's a real escape from reality.'
Katrina Lovell • 2hrs ago
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A retreat that creates a place to grieve the loss of a child is proving more popular than anticipated. Picture supplied
Pat Hyland worked for the CFA for almost four decades.
Monique Patterson
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Pat Hyland went above and beyond to help Country Fire Authority brigades across the south-west. Picture supplied
The 1960s-era home is in the NSW town of Moss Vale.
Jade Lazarevic • 2hrs ago
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TV host Samantha Armytage has paid $1.3 million for a renovation project in Moss Vale. Picture supplied
Ms Higgins has been granted time away from court in June.
Anna Houlahan • 45m ago
Brittany Higgins and David Sharaz after their engagement on December 31, 2022. Picture Instagram
A GoFundMe campaign has been set up to support Sophie Roome
Cathy Adams • 1hr ago
Sophie Roome with her "delightful little boy", Rowan. Picture supplied
It's tipped to bring in $1.6 billion to the economy.
Katrina Lovell
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An artists' impression of what an offshore windfarm would have looked like off Cape Bridgewater. That project is now off the table after it fell outside the zone.
Michael Harris has been volunteering with Anglicare Victoria since 2021.
Sophia Baker
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Police officer's wife claims investigator conflict of interest.
Andrew Thomson
Wife of charged police officer says 'there was no assault'
'The town has been a lot busier than in previous years'
Monique Patterson
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It's important to know there is always a number to call.
Ben Silvester
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The government-run Orange Door services are specialist family violence locations dotted throughout the state.
Teenage netballer makes most of positional switch.
Justine McCullagh-Beasy
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Cobden netballer Nikki Clover, 16, is making a mark in Hampden's top grade. Picture by Anthony Brady
'It's been good just being back out there playing.'
Matt Hughes
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Tim McIntyre, pictured celebrating a goal for Koroit in 2018, is playing for Woorndoo-Mortlake in 2024. File picture
Hampden footballers to represent GWV Rebels in Warrnambool match.
Justine McCullagh-Beasy
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'People can access other emergency supports during this time.'
Jessica Howard
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Anglicare Victoria south-west community development coordinator Louise Serra. Picture file
'We managed to turn it around in seven days which is really good'
Nick Creely
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'Our babies must come home the way we sent them,' mother says.
Jessica Howard
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Port Fairy Community Pool management has faced Warrnambool County Court charged over the death of an eight-year-old student in 2021. Picture file
The man had already spent 55 days in custody on remand.
Andrew Thomson
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Threat to stab parents, suffocate dogs ends in bond
'We're concerned someone will get killed.'
Monique Patterson
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A truck travels down Commercial Road. There have been calls for a bypass to the town. Picture by Anthony Brady
More clarity needed to build Fonterra supplier confidence: DFV.
Andrew Miller
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United Dairyfarmers of Victoria president Bernie Free, Winslow, has joined calls for Fonterra to provide more information about its plans. Picture by Anthony Brady
Dan Tehan concerned about impacts on mental health.
Monique Patterson
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The support worker fears that his client will injure his mother.
Andrew Thomson
Fears of support worker lead to client being locked up
'It is extremely positive news for [GPs]... and Victorians.'
Ben Silvester
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The Victorian government has decided to make bulk-billing GPs exempt from new payroll tax mandates.
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'Anything but boring, shy or retired.'
Jessica Belzycki • 30m ago
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'I've been called too fat, too thin, too fit, too muscly.'
Jessica Belzycki
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Former Australian Olympic swimmer, Libby Trickett. Picture supplied
Erin Patterson appeared in court via video link.
Anna Houlahan
Erin Patterson faces media in August 2023 (main image) with Don and Gail Patterson (top left) and Heather and Ian Wilkinson (bottom left). Pictures ACA/supplied/Facebook
'The dream of the regional bookshop is alive.'
Jessica Belzycki
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Betty Loves Books co-owners, Katie Bleus and Emily Devine. Picture by Simone De Peak
The education department banned the sport in the late '90s.
Marlene Even
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Australian breaker Rachael Gunn aka Raygun. Picture by AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts
'We managed to turn it around in seven days which is really good'
Nick Creely
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'It's been good just being back out there playing.'
Matt Hughes
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Tim McIntyre, pictured celebrating a goal for Koroit in 2018, is playing for Woorndoo-Mortlake in 2024. File picture
Teenage netballer makes most of positional switch.
Justine McCullagh-Beasy
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Cobden netballer Nikki Clover, 16, is making a mark in Hampden's top grade. Picture by Anthony Brady
Hampden footballers to represent GWV Rebels in Warrnambool match.
Justine McCullagh-Beasy
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'I feel I'm getting a lot of help from many different people.'
Matt Hughes
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Maddison Drake has been in strong form for Allansford in 2024. Picture by Anthony Brady
The Warrnambool export is back for a fifth interleague campaign.
Nick Creely
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AFL legend Jonathan Brown will coach the Hampden league under 23 team once again. Picture by Anthony Brady
Athlete thrilled to make first official Australian team.
Matt Hughes
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Caytlyn Sharp will represent Australia in long jump at the Oceania Athletics Championships. Picture supplied
'I think the last two weeks have been really exciting for us.'
Matt Hughes
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Broque Field tries to break free of a Warrnambool player's tackle. Picture by Eddie Guerrero
The 1960s-era home is in the NSW town of Moss Vale.
Jade Lazarevic • 2hrs ago
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The show debuts on the Seven Network on May 26.
Jade Lazarevic • 2hrs ago
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Dream Home host Dr Chris Brown with the 12 contestants competing on the Seven Network's new renovation show. Picture supplied
It comes as she upgrades to a $12.5 million home.
Jen Melocco
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Bold wallpapers and furnishings featured in period rooms with original marble fireplaces. Pic: Supplied
Playing the waiting game could lead to more competition for homes.
Jemimah Clegg
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This beautiful ex-display house is ready for its new owners.
House of the Week
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Magnificent family home in Warrnambool's north
It last sold in 2022 to Billson's Brewery's Nathan Cowan.
Madilyn McKinley
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32 Ford Street in Beechworth is for $1.2 million. Picture supplied
Convict Class will play at the Rebellion Festival.
Sophia Baker
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It's the first NYE event in Koroit in more than 50 years.
Lillian Altman
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Koroit resident and musician Danielle Stearman (front and centre) with community members who pushed for a New Year's Eve event on the town's village green in 2023. Picture by Anthony Brady
Some of the events running across the south-west for NYE.
Lillian Altman
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Spend New Year's Eve at Warrnambool's Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village. Picture file
There will be two new rides to try out.
Lillian Altman
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Family Carnival on Tour operator Kristofer Verfurth in front of the dodgem cars ride in Warrnambool. Picture by Eddie Guerrero
Visitors flock to a south-west town for its festive creations.
Lillian Altman
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Tarrington residents Colin and Betty Huf with their award-winning German mulled wine and cheese platter hay bale display. Picture by Eddie Guerrero
It's the first NYE event in Koroit in more than 50 years.
Lillian Altman
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Getting the word out about foundation.
Anthony Brady
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Jo Sinclair from the Crytal Lee Foundation. She is at the op shop in Koroit. Picture by Anthony Brady
Public asked to contribute to display.
Anthony Brady
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Port Fairy Historical Society president Margaret Whitehead. Picture by Anthony Brady
Three Olympic gold medallists spoke at Warrnambool Golf Club.
Matt Hughes
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Olympic gold medallists Kerri Pottharst, Lydia Lassila and Steve Hooker at Warrnambool Golf Club for a business event. Picture by Eddie Guerrero
Beloved community man taking a step back.
Anthony Brady
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Bernie Murray is ready for his big milestone. Picture by Anthony Brady
Learn about the changing accessibility of hearing aids today.
Sit back and see the best of New Zealand on this sweeping rail and coach tour.
Emma Brown
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Queenstown on the shores of Lake Wakatipu. Picture Shutterstock
Drink in history and the future with a tasting adventure of award-winning Barossa shiraz.
Rosie Ryan
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The Northern Lights hold a fascination for humans the world over.
Emma Brown
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The polar lights in Norway. Picture Shutterstock
Upgrading the litter tray can improve your cat's health and decrease odour.
Elizabeth Habermann
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PetSafe is dedicated to enhancing the bond between pets and their families through innovative pet care solutions with the ScoopFree automatic litter tray their latest product. Picture PetSafe
The project will power about 99,000 homes.
Jonathan Hawes
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Two initiatives for improving children's health are underway in northern NSW.
Jonathan Hawes
Tamworth hospital's paediatric ward is getting additional resources to tackle the region's six-year long wait times for care. Will they be enough? Picture by Peter Hardin
There's been a severe weather warning issued for much of Victoria.
Andrew Thomson
Severe weather to miss much of the south-west, rain on the way
'Anything but boring, shy or retired.'
Jessica Belzycki • 30m ago
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This is a good-looking but bland Danish animated feature.
Ron Cerabona
There are moments that if handled more adroitly could have been deeply affecting. Picture: Rialto
Ms Higgins has been granted time away from court in June.
Anna Houlahan • 45m ago
Brittany Higgins and David Sharaz after their engagement on December 31, 2022. Picture Instagram
A GoFundMe campaign has been set up to support Sophie Roome
Cathy Adams • 1hr ago
Sophie Roome with her "delightful little boy", Rowan. Picture supplied
'...You get out, things are OK, then you re-offend.'
Jessica Greenan • 1hr ago
Offender back in jail after smashing up house, threatening to kill
Passengers have bad habits. Not wearing seatbelts is among the worst.
John Hanscombe
As a man I can't imagine how women feel living this daily.
Daniel Cash
A mock weighing scale showing a man weighing heavier than a woman. Picture Shutterstock
It sadly reveals a decline in our capacity for civilised dialogue.
Amanda Vanstone
Student demonstrators in Melbourne chant slogans to express solidarity with the Palestinian cause. Picture Getty Images
The vessels have been designed by Melbourne firm Hecker Guthrie.
The refreshed and welcoming resort is a great base for exploring.
Sarah Lansdown
Inside one of the guestrooms.
It has 16 heavenly beachside bungalows, perfect for families.
Family-friendly and pocket-friendly: This new resort ticks all the boxes
Learn about what to prepare when travelling to the UK from Australia.
Photo by Shutterstock.
Learn how to make an economy flight feel more like first class.
Miranda Aitken
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Photo by Shutterstock.
Car Expert
Research has found that Australian motorists pay higher insurance premiums for black cars than any other colour.
Josh Nevett • 1hr ago
Audi is offering two of its best-selling vehicles in special edition Dynamic Black guise, with more equipment and a more monochromatic look.
William Stopford • 1hr ago
Audi Q3, Q5 special editions bring more kit, less colour
While it's legal to smoke in the car, there are circumstances where you will be fined for doing so.
Matt Campbell • 1hr ago
Is it illegal to drive while smoking?
China could impose a higher import tariff on European and American cars after having had tariffs placed on its electric vehicle exports.
Jordan Mulach
China fires back in tariff war with Europe and US
Jeep has revealed a more rugged variant of its Avenger crossover, complete with all-wheel drive and a mild-hybrid powertrain.
Josh Nevett
The Senior
Think you're smarter than The Lightning Bolt? Find out all about the new Chaser in Australia.
Therese Murray
Proposed law changes to reduce financial elder abuse.
Eileen Wood
The Standing Council of Attorneys-General is looking into changes to financial Enduring Powers of Attorney. Picture Shutterstock
Persistence has paid off for veterans golfer Rita Gounder.
Rowan Cowley
Rita Gounder is Western Sydney Region Veteran Golf Association's ladies player of the year. Picture supplied
Stock & Land
Work has start on a new pumping station at popular Lake Fyans.
Chris McLennan • 1hr ago
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A parliamentary committee visited a small farm in Geelong.
Barry Murphy • 2hrs ago
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At the Common Ground Project farm outside Geelong were (from front to back) farm chief executive Felicity Jacob, food hub co-ordinator Amy Tacey, Nicole Werner MP, Juliana Addison MP, Jordan Crugnale MP, Martha Haylett MP, David Hodgett MP, Martin Cameron MP and farm manager Frazer Telfer. Picture by Barry Murphy
Agents yarded 1100 cattle at the Pakenham saleyards for the third last sale at the complex.
Bryce Eishold
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Tony van der Heyden, Longwarry, and agent Glenn Barwick, Alex Scott & Staff, Pakenham, caught up at the fortnightly Pakenham store sale.
How do these winners compare to the local?
Anna Houlahan
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We taste-tested the most popular brands so you don't have to.
Karen Hardy
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Ever wonder which is the best brand of tinned tomatoes? Us too. Picture by Elesa Kurtz
Is this the best parmigiana in the state?
Anna Houlahan
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Korumburra's Middle Hotel with a stock image of a parmigiana. Picture Facebook/File