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Now where do the beds fit?

The amount of hospital beds at Goulburn Valley Health remains an important issue for our region.. A report earlier this month from The News confirmed there was uncertainty from the Department of Health about the future number of beds.. Currently the

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Shepparton News
Jun 26 2017
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Uber tax for taxi rides

People in Shepparton look set to be slugged $1 a taxi trip as part of an ‘Uber tax’ despite Uber not being available locally.. A bill to radically shake up the taxi and ride sharing industries passed a major hurdle — the state

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Barclay White
Jun 26 2017
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In brief

Servo broken into. Police are investigating an incident at a United Service Station in Nagambie.. Police believe offenders forced the rear door of the service station open but left the building empty-handed.. CCTV footage has been supplied to

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Shepparton News
Jun 26 2017
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Does Mitchell Shire's natural environment matter to you?

If Mitchell Shire’s natural environment matters to you, now is the time let council know what you value most and what needs improving.. Council’s Environment Survey is now open and includes questions like:. ●What do you value most

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The Telegraph
Jun 26 2017
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Police appeal for information on aggravated burglary in...

DETECTIVES are appealing for information into an aggravated burglary in Kyabram last month.. A 74-year-old man was in the lounge room of his home in Tulloh St on May 21 when he saw a burglar between 10pm and 11pm.. ‘‘The victim has

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Kyabram Free ...
Jun 26 2017
Sport

Outside the Locker Room to tackle big issues

THERE is no doubt with sport so ingrained into our community, what happens inside the locker room is important.. But what happens outside the locker room is equally so.. And the Lockington community will find out just how important tomorrow night at

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Campaspe News
Jun 26 2017
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More on show at truck expo

The 2017 Deniliquin Truck Show and Industry Expo at Memorial Park is expected to be bigger and better this year, with plans underway to accommodate even more trucks and displays.. Organising committee president Leesa Muir said the Memorial Park

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Deniliquin Pa...
Jun 25 2017
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Murray Valley is still at risk

State ministers say they have taken ‘key steps’ to delivering the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, but Murray Valley food producers are still at risk.. Much more work and consultation is required to identify what the impacts of decisions

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Deniliquin Pa...
Jun 25 2017
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Hall: LRC members may still be consulted

Edward River Council Administrator Ashley Hall says important decisions that will impact on the community over the next year are expected to be made before the end of the financial year.. He said they are being timed specifically to occur before the

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Deniliquin Pa...
Jun 25 2017
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119km/h in a 50km/h zone

A 19 year-old Barooga man was arrested for driving at a dangerous speed on Thursday morning.. Police allege they clocked the man driving at 119km/h in a 50km/h zone on Golf Course Rd about 7am.. Police were called to the area after complaints from

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Southern Rive...
Jun 25 2017
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Long proud history

Landmark Mills began operating at the Finley Saleyards more than 22 years ago — on June 1, 1995.. Operating director and stock and station agent Peter Mills is the longest serving stock agent under the one entity in the Finley area, and

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Southern Rive...
Jun 25 2017
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Forest follow-up farce

You could be excused for thinking it’s straight from an episode of the political comedy Yes Minister, but unfortunately a program aimed at keeping people in the Southern Riverina warm during winter is real.. And the irony was not lost on One

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Deniliquin Pa...
Jun 25 2017
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Annual sale is on the...

The Jerilderie Red Cross boot sale earlier this month was such a success it may become an annual event.. Red Cross member Wendy Hurd said the Saturday sale was well supported by the local community.. The funds raised through charging a $10 site fee

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Southern Rive...
Jun 25 2017
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Deni NAB welcomes new...

NAB’s local leadership team is flourishing with a change in its management structure.. The bank’s Deniliquin and Finley branch manager Mel Gardam was this month appointed as Regional Operations Manager for Goulburn Valley, North East

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Deniliquin Pa...
Jun 25 2017
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Traditional country...

Nathan Everingham & Co prides itself on providing good old fashioned service and going that extra country mile for all its clients’ needs.. From the moment you enter the Finley office you are greeted with a warm smile and professional

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Southern Rive...
Jun 25 2017
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China not the enemy

A former Victorian premier fears anti-foreign investment sentiment in Australia could compromise future economic prosperity and cost opportunities with China.. John Brumby is the national president of the Australia China Business Council, which is

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Shepparton News
Jun 26 2017
Viticulture

Dry spell and warm days continue

The long spell of dry weather and above normal warmth each day has continued last week and is expected to continue up to near the end of the month in our regions. However, there are signs of a change approaching. Perth last Thursday 22nd , received

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Peter Nelson
Jun 26 2017
Water

Report points to plan impact

The release of a new report on the impact of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan on Murray irrigators is aimed at drawing attention to the loss of water to agriculture.. Representing the Southern Riverina Irrigators, Shelley Scoullar was part of a small

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Shepparton News
Jun 26 2017
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Growers can get updated

The Grains Research and Development Corporation will host a farm business update at the Yarrawonga-Mulwala Golf Club later this month.. The update, to be held on Wednesday, June 28, will cover a range of topics including information on: interest

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Shepparton News
Jun 25 2017
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Curiosity satisfied at farm

On a sprawling 1100ha mixed farming property just outside Tocumwal, a curious mix of animals comes together at the Old Woperana Animal Nursery.. While the weekdays are spent shearing sheep, growing crops and raising beef cattle, Maryanne Ryan and

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Alana Christe...
Jun 25 2017
Water

Water inquiry will go ahead

Northern Victorians will finally have the chance to put their concerns about environmental watering on the record in a new parliamentary inquiry.. State Member for Northern Victoria Luke O’Sullivan directly referred the inquiry to the Environment

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Shepparton News
Jun 24 2017
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VFF wants new rates

The VFF has called on the Andrews Government to scrap rates on farm land in a bid to fix what it says is an unfair council rating system that discriminates against primary producers.. The farmer group is urging a five-year transition from the

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Shepparton News
Jun 24 2017
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Feedback wanted

The Andrews Government is urging Victorians to provide feedback on the Code of Practice for the Keeping of Racing Greyhounds, which aims to improve animal welfare.. Victorian Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford said animal welfare was a top priority

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Shepparton News
Jun 24 2017
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Harvesting technology

The value of data, how to capture the benefits of data and how it can be shared down the value chain were the dominant themes at the Harvesting the Benefits of Digital Agriculture Conference, hosted by the Australian Farm Institute.. The conference

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Shepparton News
Jun 23 2017
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Loan changes

The Federal Government is promising better support for Australian farmers under proposed new laws to streamline the rollout of loans and programs.. Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce last Wednesday introduced to parliament a bill to establish the

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Shepparton News
Jun 23 2017
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Jun 23 2017
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Cup travelling north

Two northern Victorian towns have been announced as destinations on the 15th annual Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour.. Euroa and Echuca have been chosen as two of the 31 cities and towns across Australia and New Zealand that the famous cup will visit

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Rodney Woods
Jun 23 2017
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Vic country rail to get $1.42b from PM

Victoria's regional rail is set for a massive boost with the federal government expected to hand over $1.42 billion for much-needed upgrades.

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AAP News
Jun 27 2017
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Liberal factional row on gay marriage

Tony Abbott's gay sister isn't putting much stock in Christopher Pyne's comments that legalising gay marriage could happen "sooner than everyone thinks".

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AAP News
Jun 27 2017
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Hundreds farewell Kirsty Boden in SA

Hundreds of mourners have farewelled Kirsty Boden, the South Australian nurse who died trying to help others during the London bridge terror attack.

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AAP News
Jun 27 2017
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Results from bungled census to be released

The full results of last year's bungled census are set to be released, with the federal government under pressure over the information's reliability.

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AAP News
Jun 27 2017
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Child protection system 'not up to job'

Child protection experts argue more resources are needed for both early intervention and statutory responses to reduce the numbers coming into the NT system.

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AAP News
Jun 27 2017
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Rhiannon hailed as Australian 'Corbyn'

Greens federal parliamentarians are weighing up how to sanction Senator Lee Rhiannon over a school funding campaign.

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AAP News
Jun 27 2017
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May strikes $A1.7b deal for DUP support

UK Conservatives and Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Part have struck a deal to back Prime Minister Theresa May's government.

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AAP News
Jun 26 2017
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Alleged NSW 'drug kingpin' finally caught

After spending two years on the run NSW Police have finally caught up with an alleged drug kingpin whose new partner had no idea about his real identity.

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AAP News
Jun 26 2017
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Vanuatu coffee farmers heal post-cyclone

A Vanuatu coffee company hopes a $656,000 investment will help boost production and the livelihoods of hundreds of farmers on Tanna Island.

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AAP News
Jun 26 2017
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AFP rejects Andrews' tactical police plan

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews's suggestion of having AFP tactical response teams at airports 24 hours a day has been knocked back.

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AAP News
Jun 26 2017
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PM Turnbull warned of voter drift

The Liberal Party and Greens are facing a winter of discontent as Tony Abbott and Bill Shorten warn the voters are restless.

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AAP News
Jun 26 2017
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