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Shepparton News
Dec 15 2016
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Council is eyeing off SAM

Early conversations about what will happen to the current Shepparton Art Museum space once the new facility on Victoria Park Lake is up and running have begun.. And the Mayor has indicated the prospect of Greater Shepparton City Council moving in is

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Thomas Moir
Jan 21 2017
Opinion

Big things from small town

Tatura is a thriving small town with a great community focus and a great deal going for it.. The recent announcement that it will hold a festival demonstrates how far the town will go to give itself an identity but at the same time also showcase the

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Jan 21 2017
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Dairy crisis ended a dream

On August 1, 2016 Calwarra Dairy, owned by my parents David and Kathleen Johnston, supplied its last load of milk to Murray Goulburn.. Devastating price cuts delivered by Murray Goulburn in the lead up to that last delivery forced them to shut down

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Kacee Johnston
Jan 22 2017
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Show time is approaching fast

The Deniliquin Show is just six weeks away, and organisers have an exciting two days planned.. The show gates will be thrown open mid-way through Friday, March 3 and will be followed by a full day of action and fun on the Saturday.. It will be held

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Delaney Couro...
Jan 22 2017
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Idyllic Island wedding for Kylie and Lachlan

Kylie Barnes and Lachlan Condie chose picturesque Hamilton Island in Queensland as the backdrop for their wedding.. The pair were married in late October, and the afternoon ceremony was officiated by Jan Harvey.. The pair added a family touch to the

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Delaney Couro...
Jan 22 2017
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Preschool expansion

The Moulamein Preschool is set to receive the ultimate makeover from the Murray River Council, thanks to a generous grant from the Stronger Communities Fund.. With the financial assistance of council, the preschool’s project aims to extend and

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Deniliquin Pa...
Jan 22 2017
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Cycling vision

Come spring this year, Deniliquin will have a new recreational attraction to appeal to locals and visitors alike.. Edward River Council has been working with community groups to develop a riding track through the Murray Valley Regional Park.. Using

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Zoe McMaugh
Jan 22 2017
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Wiki page for camp

Local volunteer group Benalla Migrant Camp Inc decided that as part of its efforts to record and share the history of the Benalla Migrant Camp 1949-1967, the internet and a Wikipedia page was the next step.. ‘‘Lots of people use Wikipedia to

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Contributor
Jan 22 2017
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Jump on a quad bike

Farmers have been quick to take up the Victorian Government’s quad bike rebate, with more than 600 farmers applying for the rebate in the first seven weeks.. New figures released last month show that out of the 635 farmers who have taken up the

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Contributor
Jan 22 2017
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Stopped car sparks grassfire

An car which overheated is believed to have caused a grassfire in Bunnaloo on Monday evening.. The car had stopped in tall grass.. Mathoura, Tantonan, Bunnaloo and Thyra Rural Fire Service brigades responded to the fire on Larcombe Rd about 7.20pm

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Delaney Couro...
Jan 21 2017
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Taste of Soul for Deniliquin

The team behind Deniliquin’s Soul Flats Music Festival are throwing an all ages party to kick off 2017.. The evening will be a celebration of Deniliquin’s deep pool of musical talent and a showcase of some of Melbourne’s best emerging artists

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Delaney Couro...
Jan 21 2017
Sport

Basketball season...

Deniliquin Sports Stadium’s men’s basketball competition had its first round of the season on Wednesday night.. This season numbers have increased rapidly with some spots still open for a ninth team.. If you’re interested then visit John at

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Contributor
Jan 21 2017
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A car lovin’ chick

Rhiannon Hayes’ passion for cars started when she was just four years old.. The 28 year-old has attended the Bright Iconic Rod Run every year since her father Steve Beckwith first took her as a youngster.. She’s also an active member of the new

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Kacee Johnston
Jan 21 2017
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What game are they...

Reports of less than 100 percent support for complementary or non-flow related measures to help provide more water for food production are ‘‘simply amazing’’, according to Southern Riverina Irrigators chairman Graeme Pyle.. Mr Pyle

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Zoe McMaugh
Jan 21 2017
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Help your pets to keep their cool

Dogs in sunglasses are cool, skateboarding dogs are cooler, but the coolest pets are those whose owners look after them on hot days.. With temperatures becoming hotter, the RSCPA has warned pet owners to take care of their animal friends.. ‘‘In

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Shepparton News
Jan 22 2017
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Upgrade will enable exports

Victorian Agriculture and Regional Development Minister Jaala Pulford toured the $15million upgrade and expansion of Swan Hill Abattoir last week.. The Victorian Government helped secure Swan Hill Abattoir’s $15million investment in the expansion

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Shepparton News
Jan 22 2017
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Grain insights to be shared

The Grains Research and Development Corporation will be on the road in NSW during February and March to share valuable insights into current research projects.. One of the updates will be held at Corowa and the forum will explain how the latest

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Shepparton News
Jan 22 2017
Livestock

Up to the challenge

The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria Heifer Challenge will spend nine days travelling through Victoria and NSW, visiting more than 50 properties to judge cows as part of Beef Week.. Animals will be judged by Alex McDonald in a range of areas

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Shepparton News
Jan 22 2017
Viticulture

Step-up for next leaders

Applications are now open for the Australian Vignerons, Wine Australia and Winemakers Federation of Australia-funded Future Leaders program for 2017.. The program is suitable for those who are ready to step-up and be the next leaders in

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Shepparton News
Jan 21 2017
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Curious cow gets stuck

A cow had a close shave recently when she got her head stuck in a hollow tree.. Anna-Grace Close and her father, Robert, were rounding up cattle on their Harrow (in the Wimmera) Red Angus stud when they discovered the mischievous heifer, with its

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Rodney Woods
Jan 21 2017
Livestock

Popularity growing

The popularity of Maine-Anjou beef cattle is growing, four decades since they first come to Australia.. The French breed, developed by crossing the French Mancelle and English Durham, came to Australia in the 1970s and was originally a dual purpose

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Shepparton News
Jan 21 2017
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Download fishing app

Anglers are being encouraged to download the ‘‘Vic Fishing’’ app for smartphones or get hold of the 2017 Victorian Recreational Fishing Guide as the Victorian Government looks to reach its ‘‘Target One Million’’ plan to increase the

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Shepparton News
Jan 21 2017
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Wild dog committee formed

Farmers, landholders and experts in species management are being encouraged to apply for the new Wild Dog Management Advisory Committee.. The committee will provide advice to the government on the strategic management of wild dogs across Victori

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Shepparton News
Jan 20 2017
Cropping

Looking for top crops

Maize growers are being invited to submit entries in a national maize yield competition.. The Maize Association of Australia is running the contest to encourage growers to push their yield goals and outcomes higher.. Association chair Harley Bligh

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Shepparton News
Jan 20 2017
Cropping

Hidden danger

Each year we hear about haystack fires in sheds and paddocks and, unfortunately, equipment.. However, not so commonly thought of are hay baler fires.. During every hay harvest, the Victorian CFA attends several baler fires, many of which could have

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Shepparton News
Jan 20 2017
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Post-harvest debrief

Riverine Plains is inviting growers to attend Sykesy’s Buraja Meeting on February 2, to reflect on last year, its harvests and challenges for the season ahead.. The day will include a post-harvest debrief session run by Mark Harris from Rural

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Shepparton News
Jan 20 2017
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Prayers for Thalia and other victims

The Jewish community held a service for Thalia Hakin and the others killed or injured when a car drove into pedestrians in Melbourne.

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AAP News
Jan 22 2017
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Quake off PNG causes damage, no tsunami

A tsunami alert has been wound back for a powerful but deep earthquake that struck off Papua New Guinea.

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AAP News
Jan 22 2017
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Vic bail law set to change after Bourke St

Victoria's bail system is set to change after the Bourke Street Mall tragedy, in which a man was out on bail when he allegedly drove through a crowd.

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AAP News
Jan 22 2017
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Sailor Lisa Blair in Antarctica record bid

Queensland sailor Lisa Blair has left Albany to become only the third person - and first woman - to circumnavigate Antarctica.

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AAP News
Jan 22 2017
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Bourke St mall driver faces murder charges

The man accused of mowing down pedestrians in Melbourne's Bourke Street Mall, killing at least five, will face multiple murder charges.

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AAP News
Jan 22 2017
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Shark victim being transferred to Cairns

A diver has been flown to Cairns Hospital after he was attacked by a shark in the Torres Strait.

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AAP News
Jan 22 2017
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Berejiklian poised to become NSW premier

The incoming NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian is set to take office this week and has vowed to focus on building community infrastructure.

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AAP News
Jan 22 2017
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Theresa May unafraid to tick off Trump

Theresa May says she'll be meeting Donald Trump as a female PM and "whenever there is something that I find unacceptable I won't be afraid to say that".

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AAP News
Jan 22 2017
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Man shot by police on GC to be charged

A man who was shot by police in a basement car park on the Gold Coast is expected to face a bedside hearing and be charged over the incident.

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AAP News
Jan 22 2017
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'Millions' join anti-Trump women's marches

Women have taken to the streets in large numbers across the US in an unprecedented march against new US President Donald Trump.

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AAP News
Jan 22 2017
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Treasurer takes UK trade, housing lessons

Treasurer Scott Morrison will travel to England and Germany this week to discuss trade, affordable housing and technological change in the financial industry.

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AAP News
Jan 22 2017
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