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Aggravated burglary in Shepparton

Occupants of a household in Nightingale Way, Shepparton were the victims of an alleged aggravated burglary this morning at 5am.. “An intruder was discovered inside the house … the occupants were asleep at the time and woken by a bit of

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Shepparton News
Aug 24 2017
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Can pick their own path

Final round games don’t get much bigger than this.. Third spot will be the prize for the winner of the blockbuster clash between Stanhope and Tallygaroopna on Saturday.. It would be the difference between a showdown against red-hot Avenel, who

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Shepparton News
Aug 24 2017
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Nagambie finising top mere formality

Avenel is praying for a miracle on Saturday if it is to pinch the Kyabram District Netball League minor premiership.. The second-placed Swans are 14 per cent behind league leaders Nagambie, who play cellar dweller Longwood.. There is a difference of

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Adem Barolli
Aug 24 2017
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Up-cycling to help the environment

Riding around town in a spiked black bicycle helmet with a repurposed stroller in tow, Max Flint is cleaning up the environment.. Breathing life back into discarded household items is a way of life for Mr Flint.. He grew up on a dairy farm in

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The Telegraph
Aug 24 2017
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On road to ruin

KYABRAM locals may be just some of the Victorians wearing the costs of the Government’s cuts to country roads funding.. A recent parliamentary inquiry into the sustainability and operational challenges of Victoria’s rural and regional

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Kyabram Free ...
Aug 24 2017
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Fair Work Ombudsman media release

A farming waste company in regional NSW that underpaid 16 truck drivers nearly $94,000 is back-paying the workers and overhauling its workplace practices, following intervention by the Fair Work Ombudsman.. Deniliquin-based company Downes Rice Hulls

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Aug 24 2017
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New face joins club

The Rotary Club of Cobram welcomed its newest member, Celeste Brockwell, at its weekly meeting last Wednesday.. Working as Moira Shire industry development officer, Ms Brockwell comes to the Cobram club as a former member of the Rotary Club of

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Courier Cobram
Aug 24 2017
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Get ready for a groovy night

It’s going to be platform shoes and flares as far as the eye can see when the Australian Bee Gees perform at the Benalla Performing Arts Centre on September 1 as part of their upcoming Australian tour.. The popular cover band is taking time

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Benalla Ensign
Aug 24 2017
Sport

Lakers brace for tough time

Nagambie took some time to settle but found its feet to run away with a 37-goal win over Ardmona on Saturday.. In the absence of Bianca Willis, Rachael Mundy stepped into goal for the first time this season.. The defender paired well with Sharni

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Lewis Fischer
Aug 24 2017
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Midfielder scores double recognition

Benalla United’s Jack Connor bagged himself a double on the weekend when he was named his league’s best and fairest and most valuable player.. The news came to the Benalla boy at the Ovens and King Football League’s vote count in

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Benalla Ensign
Aug 24 2017
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Transport limbo Residents who rely on taxi will be stranded

Nagambie residents will go without a taxi after the owner of Nagambie Taxis said he would have to close down the business.. The owner, Damian Murphy, said the taxi service would make its last trip on September 2.. Mr Murphy said unprofitable

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Lewis Fischer
Aug 24 2017
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Kennels rejected

PROPOSED animal boarding kennels in Kyabram won’t go ahead.. The Graham Rd property, owned by Shaun Donovan, was planned to hold a maximum of 50 dogs and 30 cats but was refused at the Campaspe Shire council meeting on Tuesday due to concerns

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Kyabram Free ...
Aug 24 2017
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Man walks free after...

A STANHOPE man who had sex with a 13-year-old girl in the mid-1980s has walked out of court with only a suspended sentence.. Timothy Newton, 53, last week pleaded guilty in the County Court in Bendigo to one count of sexual penetration of a child

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Kyabram Free ...
Aug 24 2017
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Proud Dad’s...

Before a ball had been bounced or a contest won or lost on the arena, the Marshall family got to savour a special moment alongside their son and brother and those people who populate his new ‘home’ at the Port Adelaide Football Club

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Jamie Lowe
Aug 24 2017
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Letters to the Editor

Take the environmental politics out of food production. It is disappointing that the role hard-working Australian food producers play in feeding our nation and others throughout the world continues to be hindered by those seeking political gain

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Courier Cobram
Aug 24 2017
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Dealership wins

William Adams Ag Shepparton has taken out out Dealer of the Year for both Vicon and Aitchison products at the recent PFG Australia Machinery Conference Awards on the Gold Coast.. Shepparton branch manager Christian Barnett said the awards were

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Shepparton News
Aug 24 2017
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Competition was new show experience

With a bit of encouragement from her friend, 19-year-old Debra Mortimore (nee Cox) found herself standing on the back of a truck at the Yarrawonga Show, competing in Miss Showgirl.. Wearing a shirt she had made herself, finished off with a skirt and

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Alana Christe...
Aug 24 2017
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High Court to hear dual citizenship cases in October

The dual citizenship debacle engulfing Australian politics will return to the High Court in Canberra for a hearing on October 10, 11 and 12 as the legitimacy of several parliamentarians remains uncertain.. Four senators and deputy prime minister

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Alana Christe...
Aug 24 2017
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Can’t beat beetles

Releasing dung beetles onto your farm can have more benefits than just burying dung into the soil.. That is what the members of Echuca Beef Group found out when dung beetle expert John Feehan was the guest speaker at their meeting on August 15.. Mr

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Rodney Woods
Aug 24 2017
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Urgent call for funding

Country Victorians are wearing the costs of the Andrews Government’s cuts to country roads funding, according to Shadow Regional Development Minister Peter Walsh.. The parliamentary inquiry into the sustainability and operational challenges of

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Shepparton News
Aug 24 2017
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Spotlighters caught

Game Management Authority officers together with Victoria Police and DELWP officers have seized a number of firearms, spotlights and ammunition and five people will be charged as part of an operation targeting illegal deer spotlighters around the

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Shepparton News
Aug 24 2017
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Report recommends CFA reform rejection

Victoria’s controversial firefighting reforms should be rejected and the Department of Premier and Cabinet investigated, a parliamentary committee has found.. The upper house Committee on Fire Services delivered its final report into the

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Shepparton News
Aug 23 2017
Dairy

Missed opportunity, says UDV

The overdue Senate inquiry into the dairy industry gained a muted response from farmer groups when the final report was released last Friday.. The Senate Standing Committee on Economics handed down 12 recommendations, including that:. ■Dairy

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Shepparton News
Aug 23 2017
Livestock

More input to program

Sheep producers can tap into the latest in meat science to bolster their business performance, with the Sheep CRC now a partner in the popular extension program, It’s Ewe Time.. It’s Ewe Time is designed to increase producer awareness of

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Shepparton News
Aug 23 2017
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It’s not too late to...

Australia is experiencing its worst ever flu season, with the total number of cases so far exceeding 70000.. Experts are calling on everyone who hasn’t already had a flu shot to get it done to help prevent further cases.. ‘‘It

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Shepparton News
Aug 23 2017
Dairy

Odgers named DA deputy...

Ardmona dairy farmer Jeff Odgers has been appointed deputy chair of the $60million dairy development body, Dairy Australia.. Mr Odgers will offer himself as a candidate for chair in November when incumbent Geoff Akers, from Tallygaroopna, retires at

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Shepparton News
Aug 23 2017
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Honey Barbecue Pork...

Honey Barbecue Pork Ribs. Serves 4. Ingredients:. 2 racks baby back pork ribs or spare ribs. 1 cup honey. 1 cup smoky barbecue sauce. 3 tbsp seeded mustard. cup pineapple juice. Method:. Combine the honey, barbecue sauce, seeded mustard and

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Shepparton News
Aug 23 2017
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Western Sydney Airport to be 'world-class'

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian wants Sydney's new airport in Badgery's Creek to mirror one of the world's best - Incheon International Airport in South Korea.

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AAP News
Aug 24 2017
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Pullen killer to be released on parole

The man accused of killing Timothy Pullen will be released from prison despite the Queensland government's No Body No Parole laws.

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AAP News
Aug 24 2017
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McGrath diversifies in face of difficulty

McGrath is looking for revenue outside of property sales after its full-year profit dropped 42 per cent amid low volumes and agent departures.

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AAP News
Aug 24 2017
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Vic bomber fights jail bosses over mail

Russell Street bomber Craig Minogue has argued in court his prisoner rights to receive mail have been breached.

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AAP News
Aug 24 2017
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Big expansion for SA shipbuilding site

The federal government has revealed the final expansion plans for the naval shipbuilding precinct in Adelaide.

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AAP News
Aug 24 2017
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Paulini turns to cast mates amid charges

Singer Paulini Curuenavuli says she will return to Sydney to face allegations she bribed a NSW bureaucrat over a driver's licence.

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AAP News
Aug 24 2017
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Global recession that changed everything

Former treasury ministers Wayne Swan and the UK's Ed Balls have been touring Australia, describing their experiences during the GFC and the lessons learned.

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AAP News
Aug 24 2017
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Murdoch, Gordon cleared for Ten bid

The competition watchdog sees no threat in a Lachlan Murdoch and Bruce Gordon bid for joint control of the struggling Ten Network.

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AAP News
Aug 24 2017
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Trump rebuked over govt shutdown threat

US President Donald Trump's hardline stance on funding for the Mexico border wall has put him in the firing line of his fellow Republicans.

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AAP News
Aug 24 2017
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Canavan's 'slender' Italian connection

Stood-aside cabinet minister Matt Canavan had the slenderest of connections to Italy, despite his dual citizenship, the High Court has heard.

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AAP News
Aug 24 2017
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PM doubles down on Shorten citizenship

The prime minister says Labor leader Bill Shorten is "creating a big issue" by not disclosing his citizenship paperwork.

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AAP News
Aug 24 2017
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