Welcome to Dindi TV. Local Television Australia is a leading provider of community TV services – with a commercial edge. Local Media Pty Ltd operates Local Television Australia – through Dindi TV and Channel 50. Dindi TV includes a range of programs produced in association with The Local Paper newspaper, in the outer northern and eastern suburbs of Melbourne, and country areas including Murrindindi, the Yarra Valley, the
Welcome to Dindi Daily for Sunday, February 24. The final-ever Yea St Pat’s Race Club meeting, under its own name, wioll be held this afternoon at the Yea Racecourse. In Diamond Valley Cricket Barclay Shield, the first day of the Round 11 two-dayer, Riverside is on 5/97 with Epping at 88. Diamond Creek is at
Welcome to Dindi Daily for Friday, February 22. Vince Jones will headline the Eltham Jazz, Food and Wine Festival to be held on Saturday and Sunday. There will be five stages across the Eltham township. Former Victorian Premier John Brumby was on hand yesterday to open the La Trobe University Campus of Ivanhoe Grammar School.
Welcome to Dindi Daily for Thursday, February 21. Yea football legend Bernie McCarthy has died at the age of 75. Bernie played with Yea, as did his younger brothers Shane and Gavan. Bernie McCarthy went on to play 148 games, with 80 goals, for North Melbourne, and was later at Preston and South Bendigo. He
Welcome to Dindi Daily for Wednesday, February 20. Yes, it’s Wednesday. And the latest 84-page issue of The Local Paper is out now. Read about the Senator who is saying ‘Sorry’. And discover about the launch of Dindi TV. Works are about to kick off on the Yea Railway Reserve Playground on Friday next week.
Welcome to Dindi Daily for Sunday, February 17. Eltham CFA attended a small fire in Commercial Place. It was quickly described as safe. One unit attended a small bushfire last night on Ironbark Rd, Yarrambat. Historan Ann Blainey will be at the Jock and Eddie Cafe, Eltham, next month to discuss her new book on
Welcome to Dindi Daily for Saturday, February 16. The ‘all clear’ was given last night after Emergency Victoria had issued an ‘advice’ for a grass fire at Donnybrook. The fire was at the Langley Park Drive area, near the Donnybrook Railway Station, with heavy smoke visible from the Hume Freeway. Learn how to write successful
Welcome to Dindi Daily for Friday, February 15. Today is Alexandra Secondary College Swimming Sports Day when students will appear in team colours, to cheer their team along. Local MP Cindy McLeish is calling on the Andrews State Government to reverse its decision to remove government banking from local communities. The State Government has stipulatedthat
Welcome to Dindi Daily for Thursday, February 14. Happy Valentine’s Day. The latest issue of The Local Paper is out now. It reports that Nillumbik Shire Council will hold some of its meetings at St Andrews, Hurstbridge, Diamond Creek and Eltham this year, making it easier for locals to attend. Clear feell logging continues in
Welcome to Dindi Daily for Tuesday, February 12. An appointment with State Planning Minister Richard Wynne is in the sights of Yea developer Bill Anderson. He wants to argue that Murrindindi Shire Council has not been impartial about his application to subdivide land at Ewing Wynd. Shakespeare in the Park will be performed with As
Welcome to Dindi Daily for Monday, February 11. “We all stand together on the other side of February 7,” says Murrindindi Mayor Cr McAulay. The Mayor has congratulated the organisers of all the commemoration events and activities held around the Shire. Dr Beth Williams advises of ‘Be Well in the Ranges’,a new free counselling and
Welcome to Dindi Daily for Sunday, February 10. State Governor Linda Dessau joined Kinglake Cricket Club on Saturday, as part of her discreet tour of the bushfire region. Kinglake hit 147 on the first of its two-day match against Reservoir in the Northern Metro Manion Shield. It is the Black Stumps Day at Kinglake with
Dindi.TV will be launched on Wednesday (Feb. 13). The next Dindi Daily TV program will go to air on that date.
Welcome to Dindi Daily, for Saturday, February 2. Our report starts this morning with CFA units attending a small structure fire on Plenty Rd, Mernda, south of the new Junction shopping centre at Bridge Inn Rd. It isn now safe. The return of the historic Black Saturday flag was held on Friday in an impressive
Welcome to Dindi Daily, for Friday, February 1. On Thursday, the Ruffy-Caveat-Terip Terip fires were described by the CFA as “contained.The blaze is in the Boathole Bridge Rd area, south of the Ruffy township, is urrounded by a graded earth firebreakMost firefighters returned home to rest, returning at first light Friday. Firefighting aircraft and earthmoving
Welcome to Dindi Daily, for Thursday, January 31. Lightning strikes in the north-east caused fires north-east of Merton, Mansfield, Longwood, Maindample and Woods Point throughout Wednesday, and last night’s thunderstorms caused hundreds of reports to Emergency V ictoria. Trauma expert Dr Rob Gordon and community recovery expert Anne Leadbeater will offer advice to those who
Welcome to Dindi Daily, for Wednesday, January 30. A new exhibition, Living With Fire, will open at the Kinglake Heritage Centre this Sunday. It looks at the history of bushfires – including the 1929 and 2009 fires – since early settlement. Yea River has reverted to Muddy Creek. Environmentalist Russell Wealands said he retrieved an
Welcome to Dindi Daily, for Tuesday, January 29. Kids are back at school this week, and 40 kilometre per hour speed limits will apply. Woods Point and Reefton CFA crews rushed to the Mt Gregory area on Monday night after an aircraft, reportedly the Helitak 341 water bomber, went down. The pilot escaped from the
Welcome to Dindi Daily – for the public holiday, Monday, January 28. The Nicholson clan were at the Yea Cup race meeting yesterday for the memorial to life member Lyle Nicholson, who was curator for 46 years. Lesley Porter has been presented with the Yarra Ranges Shire Citizen of the Year award by Mayor Tony
Welcome to Dindi Daily – with our local review of Australia Day. Australia Day celebrations were held by community volunteers across the region at locations including Yea, Alexandra, Eildon, Marysville, Kinglake, Flowerdale, Strath Creek and Flowerdale. Matthew Noonan was named as Murrindindi Shire’s Citizen of the Year at Yea. Norma Hodson of Kanumbra was named
Welcome to Dindi Daily – for Australia Day – Saturday, January 26. Former Murrindindi Shire Chief Commissioner Ailsa Fox OAM is recognised in today’s Australia Day honours. Mark Squirrel is honoured for his service to the international community through humanitarian aid. Don Jago, well known for his strong links to Rotary clubs in Alexandra and
Today – Friday, January 25 – is a day of Total Fire Ban across Victoria. Did you have trouble sleeping o vernight? Temperatures varied from 30.6° at midnight, and then actually rising through the night. The region is expecting temperatures of up to 45 degrees today. The Bureau predicts 45 – that’s 113 degrees in
Welcome to Dindi Daily for Thursday, January 24. Friday’s weather and fire danger conditions will be very similar to Black Saturday, according to the Bureau of Meteorology. The Bureau expects temperatures as high as 45 degrees in the Mangalore-Euroa area, and 44 at Seymour. FGriday is a day of Total Fire Ban across the state.