Police were guarding a Walnut Ave house in Mildura following a fire today. Police taped off the building and stationed a vehicle out front.
The official declaration of the Seat of Mallee will take place on Saturday morning, with the Nationals Anne Webster being the winner after counting has finally been completed.
Community sporting clubs and groups will pay more to run licenced events and premises, with budget papers revealing the Andrews Labor Government plans a 25 per cent hike in liquor licence revenue over the next four years.
The Murray Basin Rail modernisation has been thrown into chaos today with revelations that the Andrews Labor Government has blown the budget and stalled the project.
Mildura Rural City Council's Citizen of the Year, Anne Webster, looks set to finally be declared elected in the Seat of Mallee on Friday when counting is expected to be finalised.