Merbein Cafe and News Agency operator Gavin Sedgmen was the surprise victor in the countback of the late Max Thorburn's votes to replace him as the ninth Mildura Councillor.
As Australia celebrated Armistice Day on Sunday, Red Cliffs, Australia's most successful Soldier Settlement, opened a "Peace Walk" along a path following where the irrigation channel that once divided the town from fruit blocks has been removed.
The official countback of the late Cr Max Thorburn's votes will take place at Council Room in Mildura Rural City Council Buildings in Deakin Ave at 11.30 am Tuesday morning.
An enthusiastic band of volunteers and business owners in Red Cliffs spent Saturday installing custom made concrete flower boxes in the Red Cliffs shopping centre precinct.
The Jason Lyons Trophy produced a great night's racing, at Olympic Park on Saturday, with Jordy Stewart taking home the Title after final re-run.