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Junior hoops event to take over region

The annual Shepparton Junior Basketball Tournament is back bigger and better this year.. The 41st annual showpiece for young players in this region starts today across Shepparton and neighbouring towns.. Almost 200 teams, full of some of the best

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Oliver Caffrey
Dec 03 2016
News

Ambos’ work not forgotten

When the Tassone family lost their beloved Ralph this year, they requested guests at his funeral forgo bunches of flowers.. Instead, the Shepparton-based family asked their guests to do something special.. They asked that donations for Ambulance

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Tara Whitsed
Dec 03 2016
Opinion

War on drugs a losing battle

Police arrested just five people for drug possession during last weekend’s Earthcore music festival.. But don’t let that figure fool you into believing that Australia’s ‘‘zero tolerance’’ drug laws are working.. Because one person

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Shepparton News
Dec 03 2016
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Diamonds have big win as finals loom

In the final round of the GVCA pennant competition, both local teams played at home.. The Deni Diamonds had a great win over Kyabram — 10 games 81 hoops to Kyabram’s two games 54 hoops.. The Gems did well against the top team on the ladder

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Contributor
Dec 03 2016
Out & About

Norm’s 90th birthday

Norm Lyall turned 90 on November 25 and celebrated the milestone with friends and family the following evening.. Norm has lived in Deniliquin for more than 35 years and family members travelled from near and far to celebrate with him. Three

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Deniliquin Pa...
Dec 03 2016
Sport

Club’s weekend to remember

As we continue the flood recovery it was a weekend to remember for the golf club.. A combination of club functions and visitors contributed to a very busy weekend.. Friday night was ‘buzzing’, Saturday was the annual presentation dinner and

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Deniliquin Pa...
Dec 03 2016
News

Driving better road skills

Deniliquin High School’s learner drivers are gearing up for a week of on-road education.. The annual DHS Driver Education Program, which starts on Monday, aims to save lives by making students aware of their choices behind the wheel.. ‘‘We

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Jamie Lowe
Dec 03 2016
Sport

Big day for students

Over 400 players and 40 teams from Deniliquin and district primary schools came together last Thursday (Year 5/6) and Friday (Year 3/4) for the annual ‘Big Bash’ cricket days.. Sensational sixes, classic catches and brilliant bowling highlighted

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Contributor
Dec 03 2016
News

Campaign to help brave little Lissy

For almost eight months Deniliquin primary school student Elisabeth Byrne has been mostly confined to a Melbourne hospital room.. Diagnosed with T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (T-ALL), seven year-old ‘Lissy’ has been on a long journey to

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Deniliquin Pa...
Dec 03 2016
Sport

Sweeney on the mend

Former Jerilderie jockey Brooke Sweeney is on the mend after a horrific fall on Berrigan Cup Day last month.. After the final race of the day the talented apprentice hoop was running a barrier trial on the horse Fabled Warrior, which is trained by

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Jamie Lowe
Dec 03 2016
Sport

Charleson the top gun

Deniliquin Field and Game held its monthly shoot on Sunday in perfect weather with nearly 50 shooters in attendance.. The shooters had a mixture of challenging targets on the day that were set be Rod Wharton and Glenn Higgins.. There were about 35

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Contributor
Dec 02 2016
Sport

Riders perform at Equitana Challenge

Three local horse riders recently competed at the Equitana Melbourne Australian Stock Horse (ASH) Challenge, finishing second overall.. The team consisted of Rebecca Hallett riding Coolamert Rock N Roll, Sally Beer riding Parra Design and James Beer

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Jamie Lowe
Dec 02 2016
Sport

Plenty of local action...

Barooga Sports. This week’s trade day was at Nathalia sponsored by Limo’s Home Timber and Hardware where there were no four-game or 3-game winners so it was down to three-game winners.. ‘The Village People’ (Bob Griffiths, Peter Buller and

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Cobram Courier
Dec 02 2016
News

Gas remains in the...

Nautral gas is still on its way to Heathcote according to Member for Euroa and Deputy Leader of The Nationals Steph Ryan.. Ms Ryan announced the rollout of natural gas for Heathcote through the Energy for Regions program during her election campaign

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The McIvor Ti...
Dec 02 2016
Entertainment

Carols service this...

The Combined Churches of Deniliquin will hold a Christmas carols service at St Paul’s Anglican Church on Sunday.. The festivities start from 7pm at the Harrison St church.. St Paul’s Reverend Wayne Sheean said the event has been held for many

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Deniliquin Pa...
Dec 02 2016
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Elders in no hurry for sale

Agribusiness Elders says it is in no hurry to sell its short-haul live cattle export business.. Elders on November 14 said it had started the process of divesting its short-haul live export business.. Chief executive Mark Allison said Elders had

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Shepparton News
Dec 02 2016
News

Southern review urged

The pressure on the Murray-Darling Basin Authority hasn’t relented despite it revealing proposed alterations to the Murray-Darling Basin Plan’s Northern Basin, as industry heavyweights and politicians push for a similar review into the southern

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Rodney Woods
Dec 02 2016
Water

Vacancy filled on MG board

Murray Goulburn appointed Mark Clark to its board as an independent non-executive director last week.. Mr Clark has extensive board and senior management experience, including directorships with companies operating in the fast-moving consumer goods

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Shepparton News
Dec 01 2016
Water

Change to save jobs

The Murray-Darling Basin Authority announced last week proposed changes to the Northern Basin as part of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.. According to Murray-Darling Basin Authority chief executive Phillip Glyde, the changes, which include reducing

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Shepparton News
Dec 01 2016
Dairy

Pulling their weight

The superior weight gain off native pastures and quiet temperament of the Hereford was rammed home to commercial producer Allen Ashworth during years of on-farm experimentation.. Mr Ashworth, of Greta South, has bred Herefords for the past 50 years

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Shepparton News
Dec 01 2016
Water

G-MW engages industry

Goulburn-Murray Water held its inaugural stakeholder breakfast last Wednesday, providing the opportunity to engage with some of the region’s industry and community leaders.. Fifty people attended, including representatives from local government

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Shepparton News
Dec 01 2016
News

Show us ya wheels in Numurkah

On Sunday, December 4, Numurkah Showground will be packed full of great entertainment and free children’s activities at the annual Show Us Ya Wheels.. Special attractions at the event include a draw to win two tickets to sit in Darren Morgan’s

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Shepparton News
Dec 01 2016
Water

Battling blackwater

North Central Catchment Management Authority has plans to mitigate potential toxic blackwater outbreaks in parts of the Loddon River.. Over-bank flooding on the Loddon in spring resulted in large amounts of organic matter, such as leaves and wood

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Shepparton News
Dec 01 2016
Livestock

Watch for heat stress

With summer only days away, Agriculture Victoria is warning livestock owners to care for their animals during extreme heat.. Victoria’s chief veterinary officer Charles Milne said to manage animals in high temperatures effectively, planning must

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Shepparton News
Dec 01 2016
News

Future relies on water

Dairy farming in the Goulburn Valley should have a prosperous future, however, its development will continue to depend on water availability and, of course, global market forces.. At an economic update held in Shepparton last week, NAB head of

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Emma Carinci
Dec 01 2016
Dairy

Aiming to control fly

Controls targeting one of Australia’s most significant cattle pest, buffalo fly, will be investigated in a new research project aimed at providing area-wide control and preventing the insect’s southward spread.. The project is one of 18 new

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Shepparton News
Dec 01 2016
Cropping

Harvester fires...

The Grains Research and Development Corporation and fire safety experts are supporting grain growers in the southern cropping region in their efforts to minimise the risk of harvester fires.. Reducing the risk of harvester fires during this year’s

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Shepparton News
Dec 01 2016
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National News
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S Korea parties introduce impeachment bill

Three South Korean opposition parties have introduced a bill accusing Park Geun-hye of violating the constitution and abusing her presidential power.

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AAP News
Dec 03 2016
News

Springborg resigns ahead of next Qld poll

Long running Queensland MP Lawrence Springborg has announced he won't contest the next state election due in early 2018.

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AAP News
Dec 03 2016
News

Anti-whaling ship gets ready to leave Tas

Conservation group Sea Shepherd is making final preparations in Australia before it embarks on a mission to stop Japanese whaling in the Antarctic.

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AAP News
Dec 03 2016
News

Qld swelters through heatwave

Queensland's southeast has been spared the full brunt of a heatwave which is causing top temperatures into the 40s in most parts of the state.

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AAP News
Dec 03 2016
News

Trump breaks ranks with Taiwan call

US President-elect Donald Trump has spoken directly with the president of Taiwan, breaking with US policy set 37 years ago.

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AAP News
Dec 03 2016
News

Aussie's Oklahoma killer scores court win

A US appeals court has found the jury that sent Chancey Luna to jail did not consider he was a 16-year-old when he murdered Melbourne baseballer Chris Lane.

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AAP News
Dec 03 2016
News

Labor slams treasurer's housing 'oblivion'

Labor has criticised the federal government's refusal to change negative gearing tax concessions, which the treasurer says is good for the rental market.

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AAP News
Dec 03 2016
News

NT stabbing suspect still in hospital

The suspect in the fatal stabbing of a French tourist in the Northern Territory is still in hospital as investigations into the incident continue.

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AAP News
Dec 03 2016
News

Trump supporters try to block vote recount

Lawsuits are pending in the three US states of Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin to halt a recount of the votes that handed Donald Trump the presidency.

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AAP News
Dec 03 2016
News

Death toll hits 13 in Tennessee wildfires

Arson investigators are looking into the fire in Tennessee's Great Smoky Mountains, described by authorities as "human-caused", which has claimed 13 lives.

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AAP News
Dec 03 2016
News

Colombia repatriates plane crash dead

The bodies of the Chapecoense players killed in the charter plane crash in Colombia are being sent home; the Bolivian crew were the first to be repatriated.

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AAP News
Dec 03 2016
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