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Tough road, but they made it

The Socceroos have done it. We’re going to the World Cup in Russia 2018.. What a feeling it was being there when the final whistle blew at the qualifying final against Honduras in Sydney on Wednesday last week.. I think the 78000 people in the

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Shepparton News
Nov 21 2017
Entertainment

Opera tenor masterclass

The Inventi Ensemble will again perform at St Paul’s Lutheran Church as part of its final Concerts in the Chapel performance for the year.. The performance will include Opera Australia tenor Brad Cooper , who will perform alongside the Inventi

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Sionnie Kelly
Nov 21 2017
News

Removed from tower

A man was taken to hospital after an incident at Shepparton’s Telstra tower yesterday afternoon.. Police rushed up the tower about 1.30pm yesterday after reports a man was posing a danger to himself and the community at the viewing platform

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Shepparton News
Nov 21 2017
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Weston wins second term

COUNCILLOR Adrian Weston is staying in the top job at Campaspe Shire.. He was re-elected as mayor last Tuesday night for his second term after a unanimous vote and said he was ready to ‘‘roll up his sleeves and get in to

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Vivienne Duck
Nov 22 2017
News

Too many trucks caught by police

POLICE are concerned after detecting 36 unroadworthy trucks in less than a week across Campaspe Shire.. As part of a heavy vehicle operation, police targeted fatigue, drug use, defect and maintenance issues across Echuca, Kyabram, Rochester

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Kyabram Free ...
Nov 22 2017
News

Coma mum wakes

A Cobram woman who gave birth while she was in a coma has woken up.. After three months in intensive care at The Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, Sarah Hawthorn is now in a stable condition.. Ms Hawthorn, 33, became critically ill when she was struck

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Kenji Sato
Nov 22 2017
Sport

McCarty ‘courts’ netball success

Rennie Netballer Brylee McCarty has enjoyed a year many netballers would only dream of, winning accolade after accolade in a stand out season, and all at just 14.. Just this year she should have been playing under 15s as a top age player but instead

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Fiona Blick
Nov 22 2017
News

Outdoor revamp makes child play fun

A five-year dream came to fruition when the Mulwala Pre-School formally opened their refreshed garden, new outdoor classroom and playground refurbishments recently.. The whole outdoor area of the pre-school was refurbished and extended with the new

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Fiona Blick
Nov 22 2017
Sport

Good win for Under 12 Bulls

After a wet week the Yarrawonga College P-12 oval was looking lush for the Yarrawonga Under 12 Bulls vs Rovers United Green clash.. Winning the toss Captain for the week Cohen Cuskelly elected to bat under overcast skies. Openers Ben Kennedy and

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Contributor
Nov 22 2017
Sport

Murray Quad - a true test of endurance

Participants in Saturday’s Murray Quad were greeted with trying conditions to complete the 141km from Yarrawonga to Tocumwal.. The anticipated calm waters 3.2km swim on Lake Mulwala turned out to be crazy white cap waves generally associated

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Jared Loughnan
Nov 22 2017
Sport

Lakers back on the winners list

The Under 12 Lakers came up against Rutherglen United Red with high hopes to start the climb back up the ladder.. The toss was a case of old school as no coin was available, it was the toss of a bat which went the way of the Lakers and Jobe Fraser

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Contributor
Nov 22 2017
Sport

Lakers locked in tough battle

The Under 16 Lakers had to split their two-day match between Vic Park 2 on Saturday and Stan Hargreaves Oval this coming Saturday – due to heavy rain on Thursday last week affecting the turf wicket.. Playing the game in quarters, the boys find

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Contributor
Nov 22 2017
News

“The trucks stop...

Food truck fight heads to council vote. Moira Shire Council will vote on Wednesday on a recommendation to approve a permit for a Food Truck Park near the Yarrawonga Foreshore to operate for a month from December 20 to January 28 and on other

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Racheal Willett
Nov 22 2017
News

“Short term fix”

The Yarrawonga Lawn Tennis Club (YLTC) committee is disappointed in the “ill-thought out plan and short-term fix” of a planned new entry road at the JC Lowe Oval precinct that could see clubhouse landlocked.. As the Yarrawonga Holiday

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Jared Loughnan
Nov 22 2017
News

YARC to petition...

The Yarrawonga Aquatic and Recreation Centre Committee is seeking to have the Victorian Parliament influence Moira Shire to commit to an indoor pool and associated sports facilities in Yarrawonga. YARC has been energetic over the past year in

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Yarrawonga Ch...
Nov 22 2017
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Rural News
Dairy

MG settles with ASIC

Dairy processor Murray Goulburn has agreed to a settlement with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission over ASIC’s investigation into the co-operative’s involvement in the milk price crisis.. The settlement is subject to

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Rodney Woods
Nov 22 2017
News

Happy Ag Day!

Today is the inaugural Agriculture and Related Industries Day, which has been created to recognise the understated contributions made by Australia’s farm sector.. Senator Bridget McKenzie said AgDay was an opportunity for Australians to

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Shepparton News
Nov 21 2017
Livestock

Get connected with MLA help

Meat & Livestock Australia is preparing to tackle one of the biggest on-farm productivity constraints with a bold plan to improve connectivity on-farm and right through the red meat supply chain.. The new connectivity program will be launched by

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Shepparton News
Nov 21 2017
Horticulture

China opens for GV stone fruit

More Australian peaches, plums and apricots will be seen in China after Australia inked a deal with the world’s most populated country allowing more local stone fruit to be exported.. The deal has been hailed as a ‘‘game

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Shepparton News
Nov 21 2017
News

Focus on bike safety

New quad bike laws could be introduced next year with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission launching an investigation into the safety of the four-wheeled vehicles.. Announced last week, a new inquiry will explore the issue as part of

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Shepparton News
Nov 21 2017
Dairy

Funding figures out

The Gardiner Dairy Foundation’s Annual Report for the 2016-17 season has been released and the foundation is increasing its funds for industry projects.. Despite the financial input into industry projects for the 2015-16 season totalling

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Rodney Woods
Nov 21 2017
Livestock

Guinea fowl rounds up the sheep

When the Jewell family makes the trek out to the paddocks to herd sheep, it’s not just the trusty working dogs that follow.. Having accidentally adopted a guinea fowl almost two years ago, the feathered friend — who they’ve dubbed

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Alana Christe...
Nov 21 2017
News

Sustainable farming driven by values

On nearly 117ha at Killawarra (24km north-west of Wangaratta), you will find Blonde d’Aquitaine and Limousin beef cattle, Dorper sheep, Isa Brown chooks and a small hive of bees.. The property, Killawarra Farm, is also the home of the Kirby

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Rodney Woods
Nov 21 2017
News

Demand drives wool prices higher

Strong export demand is continuing to fuel rising wool prices, delivering record highs last week and leaving producers with plenty to smile about.. The industry’s price benchmark, the Eastern Market Indicator, jumped 58¢ on the previous

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Alana Christe...
Nov 21 2017
Cropping

Byrneside farmer...

A maize crop grown on the property of Nathan Heckendorf of Narrandera in southern NSW has taken out the irrigated section of the inaugural National Maize Competition, beating Cooma’s Ian Hamano to the title.. Mr Heckendorf’s crop of

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Shepparton News
Nov 21 2017
News

No relief for...

Saputo’s chief executive officer has ruled out reversing the closure of Murray Goulburn’s Rochester site if the company’s bid to take over the co-operative is successful.. Lino Saputo, who is also the chairman of the

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Rodney Woods
Nov 21 2017
News

Dairy crisis drives up...

Northern Victorian irrigators have racked up almost $12million in debt to Goulburn-Murray Water as the full impact of the dairy crisis continues to reveal itself.. The figures, revealed in the irrigation authority’s annual report, have largely

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Alana Christe...
Nov 21 2017
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National News
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Trump discounts Moore accusations

Donald Trump is continuing to discount allegations of sexual misconduct against Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore.

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AAP News
Nov 22 2017
News

Ruddock to look into religious freedom

Former immigration minister Philip Ruddock will lead a panel looking into whether Australian law adequately protects the human right to religious freedom.

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AAP News
Nov 22 2017
News

Aust responsible for Manus refugees: UN

The UN is urging Australia to take responsibility for the 380 people who remain in the now closed Manus Island detention centre.

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AAP News
Nov 22 2017
News

State funeral for Gillian Rolton

South Australia will conduct a state funeral for dual Olympic gold medallist Gillian Rolton

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AAP News
Nov 22 2017
News

Christian Porter to spruik welfare changes

Social Services Minister Christian Porter is due to spruik his government's efforts to overhaul the welfare system during a speech in Canberra.

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AAP News
Nov 22 2017
News

Palaszczuk snubs Townsville leaders debate

The LNP, One Nation and Katter's Australian Party leaders will face off in a debate in Townsville, while Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk campaigns in Bundaberg.

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AAP News
Nov 22 2017
News

Facing impeachment, Mugabe resigns

Wild celebrations broke out during a joint sitting of Zimbabwe's parliament when the speaker announced Robert Mugabe's resignation as president.

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AAP News
Nov 22 2017
News

Putin discusses peace options with Assad

Russian President Vladimir Putin has held talks with his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad, the Kremlin has revealed.

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AAP News
Nov 21 2017
News

Vic MPs stay up to debate death bill

Debate on Victoria's proposed assisted dying laws is expected to drag into Wednesday's early hours with some MPs in the upper house questioning each clause.

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AAP News
Nov 21 2017
News

Inquiry in to WA fake medal MP's service

An investigation has begun in to the military and police records of Labor MP Barry Urban after he was exposed wearing a police medal he had not earned.

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AAP News
Nov 21 2017
News

Madam with detectives 'just before murder'

The inquest into the death of Perth madam Shirley Finn has heard claims she was in a police canteen with two detectives just before her 1975 murder.

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AAP News
Nov 21 2017
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