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January 4, 2018

Giving young farmers that winning edge

THIRTEEN young farmers from across Victoria have received scholarships of up to $10,000 to undertake agricultural training and study thanks to funding from the...

January 4, 2018

Expected spike in fly strike

AGRICULTURE Victoria is urging producers to be vigilant for fly strike after December rainfall and increased humidity. Significant fly issues have already been noted in...

January 2, 2018

The property peninsula: northern Bellarine booms

AS THE end of 2017 approaches, we can look back on what was a spectacular year in real estate for our region, in some...

January 2, 2018

McCartney Real Estate lists family-focused entertainer

IF you’re looking to live the dream country lifestyle just a stone’s throw from Torquay’s town centre and amazing beaches, then McCartney Real Estate...

January 2, 2018

Family secures Old Torquay dream home at auction

LAST week’s auction of an original Old Torquay property located at 14 Geelong Road drew a large crowd with more than 100 people attending...

January 2, 2018

Donations at Barry Plant help Salvos at Christmas

BEING part of the community and supporting people in need is an integral ingredient to creating healthy connected communities. The local Salvation Army branch has...

December 21, 2017

Acreage property attracts million-dollar lifestyle bidders

DEMAND for acreage lifestyle properties close to Torquay and Geelong is running hot with another rural holding exceeding all expectations at auction over the...

December 20, 2017

Livestock market report – December 14, 2017

AS this week’s hot weather brings more headers into harvest mode, farmers and contractors are keen to use this window to get as much...

December 20, 2017

Ten tips for reducing the risk of harvester fires

THE Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), fire safety experts and other industry organisations are encouraging growers to implement practical measures to reduce the...

December 14, 2017

Drysdale property offers great lifestyle on more than an acre

BELLARINE Property’s recent listing of 24-26 Cemetery Road Drysdale is a perfect example of how you can still achieve a relaxed rural lifestyle, surrounded...

December 14, 2017

Classic Aireys beach shack sells after 64 bids

A CLASSIC 1960s one-bedroom beach shack in the tightly held oceanside precinct of Aireys Inlet, just a short stroll from Sunnymeade Beach, achieved $90,000...

December 8, 2017

National crop production forecast to drop

TOTAL Australian crop production for 2017/18 is forecast to be around 30 per cent lower than last season’s record levels, and to dip 10...

December 8, 2017

Pasture legumes to grow fortunes of mixed farms

MIXED farmers in low and medium rainfall zones across Australia’s southern and western regions will be the major beneficiaries of a significant new collaborative...

December 7, 2017

Cashmore home takes luxurious living to new level

BLENDING in perfectly with the beach and golf lifestyle, 46 Cashmore Drive, Barwon Heads is spectacular. Feature natural elements such as a cool concrete feature...

November 23, 2017

Make your beach house dreams come true

WITH Lorne being the jewel of the Great Ocean Road, and a town where most wish to have their own dream holiday home, it’s...

November 22, 2017

Cupid calls at Old Barwon Heads classic auction

AN AUCTION in Barwon Heads this weekend of a classic beach house that will steal hearts upon inspection will be the first local auction...

November 22, 2017

Jan Juc resident finds local value

MCCARTNEY Real Estate’s auction of 1/30 Prestwick Avenue Jan Juc on Saturday drew a crowd of about 30 people, with a first bid of...

November 15, 2017

Queenscliff holds favour

THE quaint harbour town of Queenscliff is unique in many ways. Firstly, due to being landlocked from urban sprawl, the population has stayed relatively unchanged...

November 15, 2017

Incredible Aireys Inlet auction result

THE spring coastal property market showed its strength at an auction on Saturday, with 10 Philip Street Aireys Inlet selling for more than $250,000...

November 15, 2017

Winch breeder puts his best bull forward

WITH the Royal Geelong Show starting this week, agriculture remains a strong focus with a variety of farm animals presented, both for competition and...

November 15, 2017

Organic dairy to reduce customers reliance on plastic

SCHULZ Organic Dairy is launching two new sustainable initiatives that significantly limit plastic waste for both retail and food service customers. A new one-litre glass...

November 8, 2017

Rare acreage township living

ACREAGE properties close to everything a coastal hamlet has to offer are a rarity in today’s market, with most already subdivided to make way...

November 8, 2017

Healthy bidding supports great result

SATURDAY’s successful auction of 130 Fischer Street Torquay is a strong indication that the demand for homes in the more established parts of Torquay...

November 8, 2017

Barwon Heads still region’s most desired coastal village

BARWON Heads remains one of the most popular and sought-after holiday destinations in Victoria, with holiday homes still making up a large portion of...