Local News 14th June 2017

Man pleads guilty to trespass

Local News 14th June 2017

Than Huynh, 42, has faced Mildura Magistrate's Court yesterday.

The man pleaded guilty to charges like trespass and common assault, after the court heard he drove from Melbourne to Heron Court Mildura to find the victim who he used to have a relationship with.

After breaking into a home, Huynh found the victim two doors down, dragged her out of her house by her hair and put her in the car.

The man was apprehended by police and has pleaded guilty to charges in court.

The 42-year-old was fined $2500 and placed on a good behaviour bond with an order to complete the men’s behaviour change program.

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Sunraysia locals seeing psychological services in the Wimmera, Mallee and Mildura region will now be able to claim a rebate for videoconferencing consultations as of November 1st.

The rebate will allow for video consultations with medical professionals who may be hundreds of kilometers away, eliminating time and travel expenses for regional patients.

Member for Mallee Andrew Broad says the initiative is all about making healthcare more available for those who need it.

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Security at Mildura Base Hospital might see a boost after the State Government announced a 20 million dollar funding injection to help protect healthcare workers.

Security will be increased for hospitals across the state, in a bid to protect healthcare professionals from violent and aggressive patients

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Multicultural Affairs Minister Robin Scott and Youth Affairs Minister Jenny Mikakos have announced the opening of expressions of interest for the multicultural Youth Network focused on those aged 16 to 25 who want to contribute to strengthening Victoria's communities.

Candidates from throughout rural and regional Victoria have been strongly encouraged to apply.

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And in sport

In Sunraysia Hockey, the A grade women's team are getting the side ready for Round 7 with Koowinda Hockey Club facing off against Riverside Hockey Club this week.

Mildura Wanderers will try to claim a victory from the Waratahs side.

The men's senior side of Sunraysia's Federation Football League are getting ready for their round, with Mildura United Senior Men set to verse Nichols Point Senior Men.

That's the latest update in your Sunraysia news and sport.

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