Matthew has cemented his status as one of the world’s premier athletes after being crowned champion at the Diamond League Final in Eugene, USA with an Australian record of 68.43 meters. This is the first time for Matthew to be crowned Diamond League Champion. He added 19cm to his Australian discus record to produce the throw of his life and seal his triumph.
Sally Higgins (daughter of Sue and Phil Higgins) has been awarded a Nuffield Scholarship for 2024, supported by Agrifutures ... From now until December 2024, Sally will travel across the world, exploring the most effective government, industry and farm business models for prioritizing land uses that meet multiple objectives.
Well, here’s something that may interest you. Over the past four or five years former Elphinstone State School students have discussed holding a reunion of some sort … Looking back at the School’s history...
The first bull calf by record sale-topping sire Yarrawonga Spartacus S316 (P) has arrived, heralding a new generation of champions for NIOA Santa Gertrudis. The calf, out of Riverslea Holly (P), was born (Eds: Wednesday, August 30) at NIOA’s Talgai Homestead-based stud at Allora.
Berat local and Allora Swim Club member, Maeve Moore, recently competed at the School Sport Australia National Championships at Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre as part of the Queensland Swim Team. Maeve made the finals in the 50 breastroke and swam a personal best time of 38.88 to finish fourth place in the country.
Allora swimmer Bailey Harm has returned from the School Sport Australia National Championships in Sydney with a 2023 SSA National Champion title in the 50m Freestyle sprint. Bailey competed in seven events at the Championships, bringing home six national medals.