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Moved by refugee experiences

I have no doubt that most of us remember exactly where we were and what we were doing when two planes plunged into the Twin Towers in New York almost 16 years ago.. I was sitting on a high chair at a family friend’s kitchen counter, eating

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Shepparton News
Jun 23 2017
Education

Hoodie dream

A diverse range of specially designed hoodies were revealed to the public on Wednesday.. The people behind the indigenous-inspired hoodies were 16 Goulburn Ovens Institute of TAFE cultural arts students.. ‘Hoodies of Dreams’, formally

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Sionnie Kelly
Jun 23 2017
Lifestyle

Holiday fun

Design, decorate and make your own paper spinner at Shepparton Library on Thursday, July 6 at 11am, and Tatura Library on Thursday, July 13 at 2pm.. Transform paper chains into a rainbow serpent puppet. Draw designs on each strip of paper to make

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Shepparton News
Jun 23 2017
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Sport

Carnival double

Gum Creek Polocrosse Club hosted two carnivals over the last two weekends with competitors travelling from Victoria, South Australia and even a player from Canada.. Both carnivals were enjoyed by everyone who attended with some competitive

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Contributor
Jun 23 2017
News

Emergency levy on hold

An emergency services levy that was scheduled to be implemented from July 1 has been postponed.. The NSW Government has decided to delay the introduction of the Fire and Emergency Services Levy (FESL) ‘‘to ensure small to medium

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Southern Rive...
Jun 23 2017
News

Tidy-up this Sunday

Tidy Towns will be holding a roadside clean up on Sunday, meeting at the Luke Park office at 9am.. The Tidy Towns Committee is a Section 355 of Council, and advice has been received that this covers Tidy Town members only.. Only volunteers in

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Southern Rive...
Jun 23 2017
News

Lions mark milestone

The Lions Club of Seymour Goulburn gathered with other Lions and friends on June 3 to celebrate the Centenary of Lions International, which formed in Chicago, United States in 1917.. The event also marked the 70th Anniversary of Lions in Australi

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The Telegraph
Jun 23 2017
Sport

Strategy to help coaches

AFL GOULBURN Murray (GM) released an innovative coaching strategy for 2017 — the first of its kind to drive coach education and support services in the region.. The strategy is set to take place across three years to ensure coaches receive the

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Kyabram Free ...
Jun 23 2017
News

Centenarian Betty still calls Deni home

Despite spending much of her long life in Sydney, Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Gemmell still considers Deniliquin to be her home.. Betty, as she is commonly known, celebrated her 100th birthday at the Mosman RS Club on May 11.. While no-one from

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Deniliquin Pa...
Jun 23 2017
Sport

Collicoat claims High Gun

Deniliquin Clay Target Club monthly shoot results from Sunday:. Event One: 15 Target Pointscore Continental Cash Divide: AA Grade, Rob Collicoat and Drew Healey (Echuca) both 44/45; A - Peter Sing (Echuca) 42/45; B - Neville Lester 43/45; C - Barry

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Contributor
Jun 23 2017
News

Farmer pleads to rethink plan

A farmer from Deniliquin has broken down as she said people like her were political pawns in the ongoing Murray-Darling Basin Plan debate.. Louise Burge implored politicians to end the ‘‘argy-bargy’’ and work with local

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Courier Cobram
Jun 23 2017
News

Truck wash upgrade cash

Jerilderie has been awarded a share of a $10 million joint initiative between the NSW and Australian Governments to build and upgrade truck wash-out facilities.. Member for Albury Greg Aplin confirmed the Jerilderie Truck Wash would receive

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Southern Rive...
Jun 23 2017
Sport

Girls finally found...

ST MARY’S. Under-12. St Mary’s under-12s were greeted with some glorious sunshine on the weekend when they played Seymour, although the sun didn’t seem to warm them up and the first quarter was a slow one.. Grace worked tirelessly

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The Telegraph
Jun 23 2017
Sport

Gallery: Seymour Lions...

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The Telegraph
Jun 23 2017
Sport

Saints fall in tough...

HEATHCOTE’S under 17 football side took on the top side North Bendigo at the Hibo Hotel Oval on Saturday.. North Bendigo started well getting the jump on the Saints by kicking two quick goals. Heathcote responded, kicking the next two but it

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The McIvor Ti...
Jun 23 2017
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Harvesting technology

The value of data, how to capture the benefits of data and how it can be shared down the value chain were the dominant themes at the Harvesting the Benefits of Digital Agriculture Conference, hosted by the Australian Farm Institute.. The conference

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Shepparton News
Jun 23 2017
News

Loan changes

The Federal Government is promising better support for Australian farmers under proposed new laws to streamline the rollout of loans and programs.. Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce last Wednesday introduced to parliament a bill to establish the

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Shepparton News
Jun 23 2017
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Jun 23 2017
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Cup travelling north

Two northern Victorian towns have been announced as destinations on the 15th annual Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour.. Euroa and Echuca have been chosen as two of the 31 cities and towns across Australia and New Zealand that the famous cup will visit

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Rodney Woods
Jun 23 2017
Water

Fishing rules to get update

Fisheries Victoria is consulting recreational anglers about proposed changes to trout fishing regulations in lakes and rivers to improve trout fishing in Victoria.. The changes will complement record trout stocking under way across the state

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Shepparton News
Jun 23 2017
Rural

Horse riding shown to aid stroke recovery

Scientists are challenging long-held beliefs about stroke recovery and have used horse riding to prove that a survivor can achieve both physical and mental improvements long after the initial medical emergency.. A Swedish study, led by

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Shepparton News
Jun 23 2017
Dairy

Ready, set, go

Murray Dairy will run three workshops designed to assist farmers with business decision making for the coming months.. The ‘Setting Up Your Season’ workshops — to be held in Echuca, Wodonga and Shepparton — will provide information on key

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Shepparton News
Jun 22 2017
News

Hop to it for better bone health

Two minutes of hopping a day can strengthen hip bones in older people and reduce the risk of fracture after a fall, scientists have suggested.. A study led by Loughborough University in the United Kingdom showed bone density in the hopping leg

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Shepparton News
Jun 22 2017
News

Nelson Silos in court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has taken legal action against a Rochester silo manufacturer, alleging it underpaid two workers a total of almost $13000 despite having previously been put on notice to pay workers their lawful entitlements.. Facing the

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Shepparton News
Jun 22 2017
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Products back in the...

Kawasaki products are back in the Goulburn Valley after a four-year break, with Konigs Shepparton taking up the opportunity to become the new dealers.. The gap in the industry and a want to break into a new market were the major reasons for Konigs

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Rodney Woods
Jun 22 2017
Rural

Riders turn out at...

The Cobram and District Pony Club annual Showjumping and Dressage Day was held on Sunday, with fine weather greeting competitors.. The event, at Muckatah Recreation Reserve (south of Cobram), saw 90 entries across all disciplines, with riders

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Shepparton News
Jun 22 2017
Water

Plan target welcomed

The Andrews Government says it has secured a major win for Victorian communities and the environment, with a key water target met under the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.. The agreement reached at the Murray-Darling Basin Ministerial Council meeting in

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Shepparton News
Jun 22 2017
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Shrinking whales signal disaster: study

Scientists have discovered that a dramatic drop in the size of whales was a predictor of the dramatic collapse in their numbers.

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AAP News
Jun 23 2017
News

No extra time for backing foreign fighter

Federal prosecutors have lost a bid to increase the sentence given to a Melbourne man who provided financial support to a foreign fighter in Syria.

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AAP News
Jun 23 2017
News

Here's how Gonski 2.0 works for schools

The Turnbull government's Gonski 2.0 school funding plan has passed parliament, meaning schools will see changes to the money they receive from 2018.

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AAP News
Jun 23 2017
News

Levy could make SA less competitive: PM

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says the South Australian government needs to answer whether a new bank levy will make the state less competitive for business.

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AAP News
Jun 23 2017
News

Retired NRL player's lawsuit in court

An NRL player's lawsuit should not be turned into a "Royal Commission into Concussion", a lawyer for the Newcastle Knights says.

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AAP News
Jun 23 2017
News

Hanson-Young claimed $2400 for Byron trip

A new Finance Department report shows Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young claimed over $2400 in taxpayer expenses to travel to Byron Bay in 2016.

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AAP News
Jun 23 2017
News

Low IQ people don't all vote Labor: York

A Liberal delegate has told the party's federal conference people with low IQ "don't all vote for Labor".

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AAP News
Jun 23 2017
News

Etihad opens lounges to economy passengers

Abu Dhabi-based carrier Etihad Airways says it will open its lounges to economy class passengers for a fee as it joins rivals in seeking ways to lift revenue.

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AAP News
Jun 23 2017
News

Friend of ousted S. Korean president jailed

The friend of former South Korean leader Park Geun-hye who was at the centre of an influence-peddling scandal has been sentenced to three years jail.

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AAP News
Jun 23 2017
News

Arab states issue demands to Qatar

Four Arab states are demanding that Qatar closes Al Jazeera television and cuts ties to Iran.

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AAP News
Jun 23 2017
News

Baghdadi death 'almost certain': Russia

Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has almost certainly been killed, a Russian defence committee spokesman says.

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AAP News
Jun 23 2017
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