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
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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 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.
Authorities are providing an update on heat health alerts and the increased fire risk in Victoria over the next few days.