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Campaigning for opt-out

Renowned organ donation campaigner Alan Turner has slammed the Federal Government, following latest figures the Organ and Tissue Authority released.. Mr Turner described the figures as atrocious and said the campaigns the government implemented had

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Hayden Thomson
Feb 22 2018
Sport

Caught and Bowles out

Invergordon Cricket Club has been stripped of two premierships after fielding an ineligible player for much of the SJ Perry Shield season.. At a Cricket Shepparton executive meeting on Monday night the association found that Daniel Bowles was never

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Tyler Maher
Feb 22 2018
Lifestyle

Library fundraiser is well worth a book

Book lovers can score a bargain at the upcoming Friends of the Shepparton Library book sale.. Running across five days, the library will have about 2000 books up for sale with prices starting as low as 50¢.. With hundreds of adult and junior

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Liz Mellino
Feb 22 2018
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Flood road repairs on the go

Emergency repairs and detailed assessments of flood and storm damaged roads in the Mitchell Shire Council have been completed, with the remainder of repair works to begin soon.. Council crews inspected and cleaned-up more than 700km of roads and

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The Telegraph
Feb 22 2018
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Awards to honour CFA heroes

LAST week the CFA launched the Spirit of the CFA Awards, which recognise the exceptional achievements of staff and volunteers.. Nine awards aligned to CFA values will be presented at the Spirit of CFA Awards night on Sunday May 20.. “This is

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The McIvor Ti...
Feb 22 2018
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Grants help athletes go the distance

LEADER of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging athletes across the Murray Plains electorate to apply for funding through the latest round of the Athlete Pathway Travel Grants Program.. Mr Walsh said the program

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Kyabram Free ...
Feb 22 2018
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Shire fined for breaching EPA licence

The Environment Protection Authority has fined Moira Shire Council more than $7900 for breaching a condition of its EPA licence at its Cobram Landfill.. Moira Shire community general manager Sally Rice said the shire had accepted full

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Courier Cobram
Feb 22 2018
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Letters to the editor

Contracts should be honoured. The Benalla Ensign, February 14, in regard to the proposed concrete manufacturing facility, noted, ‘‘the factory, which will be operated by the John Holland group, will supply the Westgate Tunnel project as

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Benalla Ensign
Feb 22 2018
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Heritage funds given

Six heritage buildings in Greater Shepparton have been awarded a total of almost $25000 in funding for works projects to be completed this financial year.. The heritage grants, available to properties in the heritage overlay, aim to help with costs

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Shepparton News
Feb 22 2018
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Dogs thrill crowds

High-fiving, Frisbee-catching, people-jumping dogs took centre stage in an action-packed show at the Seymour Alternative Farming Expo.. Flipping Disc Dogz’s eight border collies put on a trick-filled show to entertain people and keep them on

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The Telegraph
Feb 22 2018
Sport

Bell chimes in

A 66-RUN stand between Luke Bell and Brayden Klemke guided Heathcote to a nail-biting win in its clash with Colbinabbin on Saturday and helped lock their side in for finals action this season.. The pair came together at the Barrack Reserve crease

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The McIvor Ti...
Feb 22 2018
Sport

Redbacks in for the kill

KYABRAM cricketers created history on Thursday night when they won the club’s first title in the Cricket Shepparton competition.. The Redbacks were crowned A grade Twenty20 champions after putting in an outstanding bowling performance against

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Kyabram Free ...
Feb 22 2018
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Heroes do us proud

The Queen’s Baton finally arrived in Yarrawonga on Thursday after making the long journey around Victoria ahead of the Commonwealth Games, which begin on the Gold Coast on April 4.. A raft of Moira Shire’s finest characters had the

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Courier Cobram
Feb 22 2018
News

Locky bra campaign...

LOCKINGTON’S Curran family still need help sending the huge amount of bras they gained last year.. ‘‘We have sent some over after a $100 donation from the Lockington Lions Club, but of course we need more,’’ Colleen

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Campaspe News
Feb 22 2018
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Quick response to gas...

A gas leak on Faithfull St had residents worried on Friday, however, a quick response by CFA and police prevented the incident becoming more serious.. The leak occurred after a resident fractured a gas pipe while digging in the garden on the

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Benalla Ensign
Feb 22 2018
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Report calls for reform to G-MW

An independent panel has found that Goulburn-Murray Water is an organisation badly in need of change, and major reform is needed to ensure that it will be sustainable into the future.. The panel’s report, released last week by Victorian Water

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Geoff Adams
Feb 21 2018
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Solar company seeking site at Numurkah

First Solar Australia is branching into Victoria for the first time, with a proposed solar farm set for north of Numurkah.. The Moira Solar Farm, as it will be known, will be located at the intersection of Numurkah and Naring Rds and will include

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
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Finley solar farm gets go-ahead

The $170million Finley Solar Farm proposal has been approved by the NSW Government, in what is a first for the state’s Department of Planning in 2018.. The project, which will be located on Canalla Rd adjacent to the Finley substation, will

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Changes promised for G-MW

The changes proposed for G-MW are about being more transparent on costs, implementing efficiencies and making sure the organisation delivers the services the community wants at an affordable price, Federal Water Minister Lisa Neville says.. The

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Murray Darling basin plan threatened

The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is under threat after Federal Government changes seeking to distribute water differently were shot down in the Senate.. The Coalition was unable to strike a deal with Labor, which supported a Greens disallowance motion

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Water charge review promised by Nationals

A Liberal Nationals government would review the charges of Victoria’s rural water authorities to ensure water storage and delivery costs are fair and equitable.. Shadow Water Minister Steph Ryan announced the review, which will examine water

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
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Victorian Government to decide on Shepp solar

The Victorian government will decide on planning applications for four solar farms in the Greater Shepparton region... The City of Greater Shepparton handed over the responsibility and last week the Victorian government agreed to call in the

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2018
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More bank competition urged

Australia’s long-standing policy to prevent mergers of the big four banks is ‘‘redundant’’ and the sector needs a new champion to promote competition, the Productivity Commission says.. The commission has released

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2018
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New plan for land sales

The Federal Government has announced a plan for new rules regarding the sale of agricultural land in an attempt to address rising foreign investment.. The changes require land to be widely marketed for a minimum of 30 days and for Australians to be

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2018
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Eating raw chicken...

If you like to give your beloved pooch a chicken neck to gnaw on as a treat, you might want to reconsider.. A new study has found eating raw chicken increases the risk of dogs developing a paralysing and sometimes fatal condition by more than 70

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2018
Livestock

RamSelect offers...

Kangaroo Island stud Ella Matta White Suffolk and Merino has credited genetic selection app RamSelect with helping it record its best sales result late last year.. The sale saw the stud sell its highest ever top-priced ram for $16000 and achieve an

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
Water

Have say on flood...

Residents from various towns across north-east Victoria have a chance to contribute to the formation of local flood studies for the Goulburn and Broken areas this month.. Work is starting on a flood study for the Broken River floodplain (Lake

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
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Cambodian leader to 'beat up' protesters

The Cambodian prime minister has warned he'll beat up protesters at a special Southeast Asia leaders summit in Sydney.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
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Qantas plans academy amid pilot shortage

Qantas plans to address a global pilot shortage by setting up what it says could be the southern hemisphere's largest flight academy.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
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Battery producer to build plant in SA

German company Sonnen will build a battery production plant in Adelaide, while also moving its headquarters from Sydney to the South Australian capital.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
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Qld Police investigate student overdoses

Queensland police have called for anyone still possessing the drug involved in the overdoses of seven Gold Coast students to come forward.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
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Qube half-year profit slips 5.4% to $45m

Qube's half-year profit has dropped 5.4 per cent from the previous year, when it recorded a one-off gain on its Asciano shareholding.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
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Crown H1 profit down 33% after Melco exit

Crown Resorts' first half profit was down 33 per cent, largely due to the absence of earnings from its exit from its former Macau operation.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
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Nine's strong ratings drives profit growth

Nine Entertainment has posted strong profit growth in the first half of the financial year, as its share of the TV ad market increased.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
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Xenophon outlines cheap energy policy

Nick Xenophon has announced he would push for a not-for-profit energy retailer if his party wins the balance of power at the South Australian election.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
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Weak outlook hits profitable Blackmores

Vitamin maker Blackmores has lifted its interim dividend by 20 cents to $1.50 after first-half profit grows 20 per cent to $34.2 million.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
News

Kogan H1 profit soars to $8.3 million

Kogan.com has made a net profit of $8.3 million for the six months to December 31, more than five times what it made a year ago.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
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Westfield insists Unibail deal on track

Westfield Corporation has reaffirmed support for the $33 billion takeover by Unibail-Rodamco after lifting full-year profit 13.5 per cent to $US1.55 billion.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
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