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Gillard to speak at lunch event

Residents will have the chance to dine in the company of Julia Gillard when the former prime minister heads a joint beyondblue and Goulburn Valley Health lunch in Shepparton next month.. Presented by GV Health’s Carmel Johnson, the event will

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Rhiannon Tuff...
Feb 22 2018
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Campaigning for opt-out

Renowned organ donation campaigner Alan Turner has slammed the Federal Government, following latest figures the Organ and Tissue Authority released.. Mr Turner described the figures as atrocious and said the campaigns the government implemented had

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Hayden Thomson
Feb 22 2018
Sport

Caught and Bowles out

Invergordon Cricket Club has been stripped of two premierships after fielding an ineligible player for much of the SJ Perry Shield season.. At a Cricket Shepparton executive meeting on Monday night the association found that Daniel Bowles was never

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Tyler Maher
Feb 22 2018
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Comp becoming interesting

Seymour. Friday social evening was better attended and enjoyable. The Members Draw was not won as Pat Paynes’ name was drawn and of course she was not there. Next Friday the draw goes to $140 — a good amount to win so we are looking

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The Telegraph
Feb 22 2018
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Letters to the Editor

Fire fee deserves scrutiny. I AM compelled to comment on the Campaspe Shire’s arbitrary introduction of a $70 fee for a Fire Permit.. I recognise the shire’s right to introduce a permit fee, my comments concern the process of introducing

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Kyabram Free ...
Feb 22 2018
Sport

Thriller changes the ladder

An absolute thriller at Deniliquin’s Memorial Park has enabled Nathalia to pinch top spot on the Murray Valley Cricket Association ladder.. A staggering 26 wickets fell on a second day of play totally dominated by the bowlers — and it

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Courier Cobram
Feb 22 2018
Sport

No barriers to footy

This season Benalla and District Junior Football League is taking a ‘‘no barriers’’ approach to playing junior football, giving all kids the chance to enjoy junior footy regardless of their situation.. The League, which

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Benalla Ensign
Feb 22 2018
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Letter to the Editor

Sacred Heart School 4/5 JS students share their opinion on mandatory bike laws in Australia.. Bikes, they are really good for exercise but, have you ever thought that you would like to ride a bike, but you didn’t have your helmet with you? I

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Shepparton News
Feb 22 2018
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Kangaroo cull could sustain new industry

A Liberal Nationals government would secure jobs in Seymour by allowing a kangaroo pet food industry to develop, according to Member for Euroa Steph Ryan.. The current trial program, using culled kangaroos where they have become a nuisance, would

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The Telegraph
Feb 22 2018
Sport

Division three thrashes Serpentine

HEATHCOTE Bowling Club’s division three side scored a huge 63-shot win over Serpentine on the weekend.. On Saturday, the team travels to Golden Square where the winner will go into the top four and play finals next week.. Division three

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The McIvor Ti...
Feb 22 2018
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Seeing red over fire permit fee

A FORMER Campaspe Shire councillor has criticised the council for not consulting with the community after introducing a $70 fee for Permit to Burn applications.. The applications are processed by the shire on behalf of the Country Fire Authority

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Kyabram Free ...
Feb 22 2018
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Opinion: Good for business

Every Wednesday morning I make the trip down the Murray Valley Hwy for cadet training in Shepparton.. The 50-minute journey to Shepparton News headquarters certainly does not faze me timewise, as I have become accustomed to driving nearly four hours

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Patrick Tansey
Feb 22 2018
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School improvements...

Benalla P-12 College’s Faithful St campus is looking different every day as stage-one of the school’s capital improvement project starts to take shape.. The school’s Faithfull St and Avon St Campus’ will be significantly

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Benalla Ensign
Feb 22 2018
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Funds to expand

Avenel Preschool will undergo a $526000 upgrade and expansion to provide greater access for local families, Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes announced last week.. The Victorian Government’s funding of $350000 will see the kindergarten

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Gus McCubbing
Feb 22 2018
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Smile, you’re under...

HEATHCOTE police may soon be wearing body cameras as part of their uniform.. The plan is for 11,000 Victorian officers to be wearing the cameras by 2020, with the first 200 cameras to be rolled out this year.. The cameras — which are already

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The McIvor Ti...
Feb 22 2018
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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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Mehajer electoral fraud case back in court

Sydney businessman Salim Mehajer has faced court again as he fights more than 100 charges related to the 2012 election that put him on Auburn City Council.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
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Fight before Vic tattoo parlour shooting

A fight broke out at a Melbourne tattoo shop before a man was repeatedly shot, police say.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
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Deadly mass shooting galvanises students

The latest US mass shooting at a Florida high school has sparked an unprecedented lobbying effort by teens and their parents.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
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Suicide attack at Montenegro US embassy

An attacker has thrown an explosive device at the US embassy in the Montenegrin capital Podgorica and then killed himself with another bomb.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
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Trump advocates arming teachers

Donald Trump says armed teachers and security guards could frighten off potential school shooters and prevent student deaths.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
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Energy dominates SA election campaign

Energy continues to be the hot issue on the South Australian election campaign, with Nick Xenophon calling for price cuts of 20 per cent.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
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Bikies farewell Hawi at low-key funeral

Former bikie boss Mick Hawi, who rose to infamy for his role in a fatal brawl at Sydney Airport, is being remembered as a kind man with a "beautiful" heart.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
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Cambodian leader to 'beat up' protesters

The Cambodian prime minister has warned he'll beat up protesters at a special Southeast Asia leaders summit in Sydney.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
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Qantas plans academy amid pilot shortage

Qantas plans to address a global pilot shortage by setting up what it says could be the southern hemisphere's largest flight academy.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
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Battery producer to build plant in SA

German company Sonnen will build a battery production plant in Adelaide, while also moving its headquarters from Sydney to the South Australian capital.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
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Qld Police investigate student overdoses

Queensland police have called for anyone still possessing the drug involved in the overdoses of seven Gold Coast students to come forward.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
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