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Interlock to stay after man lets mates use it

A man has let his mates use his court-mandated alcohol interlock to see if they were above the legal blood alcohol limit.. Euroa man, Justin Gilliland, 36, applied in Shepparton Magistrates’ Court yesterday to have the interlock removed from

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Barclay White
Sep 19 2017
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Join the walk to say ‘yes’ to gay union

The Victoria Park Lake shores will be decorated in the rainbow colours this Sunday as the Walk for Equality gets under way.. The event is a community call to arms in support of marriage equality in light of the same-sex marriage postal vote. The

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Taylah Burrows
Sep 19 2017
Sport

Stars have a lot to ponder

Seymour champions Brent Colbert and Matt O’Keefe look to have played their last games for the club.. The Lions premiership heroes managed to play in the preliminary final loss against Shepparton on Sunday, despite battling hamstring complaints

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Oliver Caffrey
Sep 19 2017
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Rochy pop-up next for singer

After a whirlwind trip to the United States, Tatura’s Anthony Lucas has returned home after walking Disney Channel’s Red Carpet and recording his own music.. The young singer said he missed his family while on tour working with Indasoul

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Shepparton News
Sep 19 2017
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Snapshot

Name: Sammi-Jo Mace.. Age: 28.. Occupation: Studying community services.. Favourite sporting team: Richmond.. Where were you born: Tasmania.. Who do you find most inspiring: My Mum, Louise.. What was your childhood ambition: To save the world.. What

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Deniliquin Pa...
Sep 19 2017
Sport

Tremble goes back-to-back

Blighty captain Natalie Tremble claimed back to back A grade best and fairest wins at the club’s vote count on Sunday.. The skilled defender managed to poll an impressive 54 votes to finish three clear of league vote count joint runner-up Demi

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Jamie Lowe
Sep 19 2017
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Planting a seed for positive life

THE SEED Wellbeing program returned to Rochester Secondary College and was welcomed with open arms by students.. Year 8 boys and girls were given workshops aimed at fostering and enhancing positive self-esteem and building respectful relationships

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Campaspe News
Sep 19 2017
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Students encouraged to ask, ‘Are you OK?’

Deniliquin High School’s MAD Squad helped raise positive awareness about mental health issues as part of R U OK Day on Friday.. MAD — which stands for ‘Make a Difference’ — consists of 11 students ranging from Year 9 to

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Deniliquin Pa...
Sep 19 2017
Sport

Six in a row for Lucy

Picola League A grade best and fairest winner Lucy Howard has kept her perfect streak alive, claiming the Deni Rovers’ club best and fairest for a sixth time in as many seasons on Friday.. After winning four straight best and fairests with the

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Jamie Lowe
Sep 19 2017
News

'Senseless' graffiti attack on Sanger Street

Retailers have labelled a graffiti attack along shop fronts on Corowa’s main street as ‘senseless’ and ‘disappointing’.. Sandra Dunn from Gyles Newsagency noticed straight away the words ‘chicken strips’ and

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Corowa Free P...
Sep 19 2017
Sport

Best of all: Carmody named top Hopper

COLBINABBIN’S Damien Carmody has taken out the Colbinabbin Football Netball Club Frank Brown best and fairest medal for 2017.. He was awarded with the medal at the club’s presentation day on Sunday at Shiraz Republic winery.. Carmody

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Campaspe News
Sep 19 2017
Sport

Extra effort Young Dogs win thriller

When people recall extra-time thrillers, Luke Shuey’s goal after the siren in the first week of finals which sent West Coast into Saturday night’s semi-final might come to mind.. But at Shepparton Netball Association’s courts

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Lauren Bordin
Sep 19 2017
News

Reduce cost of utility...

With the cost of utilities soaring in recent years, Tatura Community House will next month present a home energy-efficiency seminar as well as one-on-one energy bill consultations.. Presented by Goulburn Valley Community Energy chief executive Geoff

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Tara Whitsed
Sep 19 2017
News

Driver caught speeding...

Nagambie police got more than they bargained for when they intercepted a speeding motorist along the Heathcote-Nagambie Rd, Graytown on Sunday, September 17.. The driver, a 45-year-old Castlemaine local was checked travelling 135 km/h in a 100 km

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The Telegraph
Sep 19 2017
Opinion

By-election presents...

Having a serious ‘other’ option to consider in the Murray electorate by-election on October 14 presents the region with an opportunity not seen in a decade.. In 2007 — back when our local electorate was ‘Murray-Darling&rsquo

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Sam Hall
Sep 19 2017
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Light and mobile tank

ATV and UTV (all terrain and utility) vehicles together with smaller horsepower tractors offer a significant mobility factor on Australia’s farms of all types and scale as well as for grounds maintenance, servicing and preparation.. Silvan

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Shepparton News
Sep 19 2017
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Lost pup home at long last

A blue heeler puppy who journeyed almost 200km from home has been reunited with his owner, five months after going missing from a Mooroopna backyard.. Thanks to a microchip, Ned the blue heeler, now six months old, has returned to the arms of his

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Shepparton News
Sep 19 2017
Cropping

Invergordon stud sale a success

An equal top price of $17000 was achieved twice at yesterday’s on-farm 1st Stage Complete Dispersal Sale of the dual Master Breeder herd, Invergordon’s Paringa Holsteins

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Rodney Woods
Sep 19 2017
News

Show start for Miss Victoria

It was a time when the Miss Showgirl competition was in its infancy, far from the well known competition it is today.. Back in 1958, just a year after the competition had begun, a 20-year-old Beverley Long (nee McFarlane) was at the Yarrawonga Show

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Alana Christe...
Sep 19 2017
Cropping

Northern Victorian irrigation outlook

The Goulburn and Loddon systems should achieve 100 per cent allocation by February next year, even under dry conditions.. The Northern Resource manager, Mark Bailey has issued forecasts of high reliability shares based on current system holdings

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Shepparton News
Sep 19 2017
Water

New chair takes seat

Combating climate change and working to ensure balanced water use will be the focus of Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority’s newly appointed chair, Annie Volkering.. Having grown up in Mansfield, Ms Volkering said the region held

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Alana Christe...
Sep 19 2017
Livestock

Speckled Park beefing up show

It’s set to be the largest showing of Speckle Park at the Royal Melbourne Show, with Pine Lodge stud Jackungah Speckle Park hoping to put in a good showing at this year’s event with 10 cows.. Having secured Reserve Senior Champion Cow

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Alana Christe...
Sep 19 2017
Horticulture

Pear variety is a tasty addition for Ardmona

A new pear variety will hit Coles supermarket shelves and be grown in Australia for the first time, thanks to an Ardmona fruit grower.. But consumers will have to wait until 2021 for a taste.. Oakmoor Orchards owner Rocky Varapodio will pull out

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Rodney Woods
Sep 19 2017
News

Numurkah goal for tower art

Two motivated Numurkah locals are hoping that an ambitious project can transform the local water tower into a piece of art in a bid to pay homage to the town’s history and boost tourism.. Marie Tuttle and Helena Cornelia came up with the ide

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Alana Christe...
Sep 19 2017
News

Family business...

Kyabram dairy company Kyvalley Dairy Group have been awarded the 2017 Family Business Australia Victorian Hall of Fame award.. The announcement came as part of today’s celebrations of National Family Business Day and recognises family

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Shepparton News
Sep 19 2017
Water

Northern Victorian...

Water allocations for northern Victoria have been increased for the Goulburn, Murray and Loddon systems.. The Murray system has increased from 90 per cent to 98 per cent of high-reliability water shares.. The Goulburn system and the Loddon system

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Shepparton News
Sep 19 2017
News

Red meat Senate rebuke

Victorian Senator Bridget McKenzie has issued a stinging rebuke of the red meat industry after a Senate committee handed down its report into the industry following two years of delays.. Tasked with exploring a number of aspects of the industry

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Alana Christe...
Sep 19 2017
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Bishop front row to Trump's fiery speech

Julie Bishop will attempt to shore up Australia's bid for a seat on the UN Human Rights Council.

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AAP News
Sep 20 2017
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Refugees to receive decisions from the US

US authorities will start informing refugees on Manus Island and Nauru of resettlement decisions.

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AAP News
Sep 20 2017
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Assisted dying laws head to Vic parliament

Victorian MPs are set to get their first look at the Andrews government's divisive assisted dying laws.

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AAP News
Sep 20 2017
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Pull gas trigger, says Shorten

The federal opposition says it's time to use a special mechanism to increase domestic supply of gas and ease prices for industry.

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AAP News
Sep 20 2017
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US may have to destroy North Korea: Trump

In his maiden speech to the UN General Assembly Donald Trump has warned the US will be forced to "totally destroy" North Korea if it continues missile tests.

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AAP News
Sep 20 2017
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N Korean crisis needs grand bargain: Rudd

Former prime minister Kevin Rudd believes a grand bargain and new diplomacy is needed to solve the North Korean nuclear threat crisis.

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AAP News
Sep 19 2017
News

Vic school's turban ban discriminatory

A Melbourne Christian school discriminated against a Sikh boy by not allowing him to attend wearing a turban, a tribunal has found.

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AAP News
Sep 19 2017
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Finn told to 'shut her mouth' before death

The inquest into the 1975 murder of Perth madam Shirley Finn has heard a detective told her to "shut her mouth" after she threatened to "name names".

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AAP News
Sep 19 2017
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Old hospital development changes tack

The SA government says it prefers short-term and student accommodation over penthouses for a major redevelopment in Adelaide's East End.

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AAP News
Sep 19 2017
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One Nation donations 'sneaky', Qld premier

A One Nation move to cap fundraising donations below the threshold at which they'd have to be publicly declared has been labelled "sneaky".

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AAP News
Sep 19 2017
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Industry Minister Sinodinos on sick leave

Federal Industry Minister Arthur Sinodinos is standing aside to deal with an undisclosed medical issue.

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AAP News
Sep 19 2017
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