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Dedicated life to doing bit

Maurie Rowlands is a rare breed.. The long-term administrator enjoys ensuring the smooth running of sport from the sidelines rather than solely taking part.. For much of his life that dedication was for tennis, transferring across to lawn bowls

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Shepparton News
Jun 21 2018
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Council refuses planning application for The Cottage

Drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility The Cottage will be forced to close by the narrowest of margins.. Greater Shepparton City Councillors last night voted five to four to refuse a planning permit to the facility, rendering its continued

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Shepparton News
Jun 19 2018
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Long walk to a stable life

GoTafe's Harder Auditorium was full of people on Tuesday, all eager to hear the story of Shepparton’s Thon Thon.. Launching a documentary on his story as part of Refugee Week, Thon was joined by the Interfaith Network’s Reverend

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Tara Whitsed
Jun 21 2018
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A lifestyle to cut cancer risk

A recent snapshot by the Cancer Council of Victoria has revealed that a healthier and more active lifestyle can prevent one third of cancers.. According to their findings, 487 people in the Euroa electorate are diagnosed with cancer each year with

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The Telegraph
Jun 22 2018
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Close call on dangerous road sparks concerns

CELIA Gregory was driving on the Heathcote-Redesdale Rd recently when a car towing a caravan coming from the other direction seemed to be driving straight at her.. She flashed the driver, moved slightly off the road and narrowly avoided an

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The McIvor Ti...
Jun 22 2018
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Women inspire business community

More than 50 people braved the inclement weather last Wednesday night to hear four inspirational women speak about women in leadership.. In one of her first community events, new Cobram Secondary College principal Kimberley Tempest was MC for the

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Courier Cobram
Jun 22 2018
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Take heart, it’s a new defibrillator - Device installed...

THIS isn’t a one-defibrillator town.. Thanks to the Easter Heritage Festival, Rushworth now has easy access to a defibrillator, right in the heart of town.. Outside the Rushworth Hotel in an alarmed cupboard, under CCTV watch, sits a device

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Lachlan Durling
Jun 22 2018
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Roar finds home - Coalition promises to fund new Cobram...

Good things come to those who wait and for Cobram Roar soccer club, the wait for a place to call home must have felt like an eternity.. Come November 24, the club’s dreams for stability and a top-class facility could finally come to fruition

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Patrick Tansey
Jun 22 2018
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Seniors sign up for cruise

Seymour. The outing to Millionaire Hot Seat is next Monday. Seats are still available for $20; phone Trish Wray on 0425811158 to book. Non-members are welcome, with departure from Seymour at 8am.. Bookings for the July catered lunch, which will cost

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The Telegraph
Jun 21 2018
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Careless drivers are on thin ice this winter

WINTER is almost here and Heathcote motorists are being encouraged to prepare for challenging driving conditions.. VicRoads Acting Regional Director, Brian Westley, said knowing how to drive in icy conditions is vital for motorists’ safety

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The McIvor Ti...
Jun 21 2018
Sport

Veterens Day - Pettifer and Morgan to the fore as Kyabram...

KYABRAM’S golden oldies Kayne Pettifer and Jason Morgan lit up a dull and chilly day for the Bombers at Seymour last Saturday.. Coach Paul Newman had some praise for the home town’s endeavour on the day but was still happy with his

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Kyabram Free ...
Jun 21 2018
Sport

Experienced Magpies too strong

Cobram faced a litmus test in its round 11 clash against reigning premier Moama but could not keep up with a vastly more experienced Magpies outfit. Both teams were presented with atrocious conditions for netball, making slick ball movement

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Courier Cobram
Jun 21 2018
Sport

Saints fall prey to...

The high-flying Saints have fallen from cloud nine.. Round 10 hit the GVL like a wintry slap to the face, as Benalla shivered through its clash at Mansfield.. The cold blast and wind advantage at one end of the ground made it challenging for both

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Georgia Smith
Jun 21 2018
Sport

Fighting like cats and...

Sunday, June 17 was a wet, cold and miserable day, so there was no better way to spend the afternoon other than competing in the Seymour Darts Monthly Tournament, with eight players braving the weather to play against one another.. With everyone

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The Telegraph
Jun 21 2018
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Letter to the editor

Setting the record straight on hall. SINCE the attempt by Redesdale and District Association to take over the running of the Redesdale Hall there has been much misinformation and, indeed, disinformation put about the community. Some explanation and

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The McIvor Ti...
Jun 21 2018
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Rural News
Water

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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Hardy souls go nude for record Mofo swim

A record crowd has taken part in the annual nude winter solstice swim as part of Tasmania's Dark Mofo festival.

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AAP News
Jun 22 2018
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Melania's jacket overshadows migrant visit

Melania Trump's green jacket with graffiti-style writing on the back has sparked outrage as she visited migrant children in Texas.

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AAP News
Jun 22 2018
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Famous gorilla Koko dies at 46

A gorilla who gained fame through learning to communicate with humans, loved her pet cats and enjoyed playing games with celebrities has died in the US.

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AAP News
Jun 22 2018
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North Korea blowing up test sites: Trump

US President Donald Trump has again reiterated that North Korea is blowing up its missile test sites without giving details and there is no sign it's happening.

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AAP News
Jun 22 2018
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Confusion, uncertainty at the US border

Donald Trump's about turn on US immigration policy has left officials grappling with how to reunite more than 2,300 children separated from their parents.

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AAP News
Jun 22 2018
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Public waits to meet NZ PM's baby

New Zealand's first family - now three members - will soon be stepping out of the hospital and into the media spotlight.

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AAP News
Jun 22 2018
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Dreamworld ride stopped week before deaths

A Dreamworld worker who claimed to have shut down the Thunder River Rapids ride a week before four people died will continue giving evidence at an inquest.

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AAP News
Jun 22 2018
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Morrison listens to Senate on tax cuts

Treasurer Scott Morrison is promising to listen to the Senate as the government aims to get its company tax cuts through next week.

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AAP News
Jun 22 2018
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By-elections a test on tax cuts: Turnbull

Upcoming by-elections will be a test of what voters think of the coalition's tax policies, Malcolm Turnbull says.

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AAP News
Jun 22 2018
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Jury still out over Gargasoulas fitness

The mental fitness of Melbourne's Bourke Street murder-accused James "Dimitrious" Gargasoulas continues to be discussed by a jury.

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AAP News
Jun 22 2018
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Ron Medich starts 30-year jail term

Sydney millionaire Ron Medich is now serving a minimum 30-year jail term for the murder of a hated business enemy and the intimidation of his widow

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AAP News
Jun 22 2018
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