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Mar 24 2017
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Pretty in pink and blue

Mooroopna Bowls Club is going pink and blue for a fun day of bowls to raise money for breast and prostate cancer research.. Arthur Drust said with the pennant bowls season finished, it was a chance to get back on the green for a fun afternoon of

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Declan Martin
Mar 28 2017
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Cyclone Debbie update- Video

At 10am (AEST) on Tuesday the Bureau of Meteorology indicated Debbie was 75km east of Bowen. The cyclone's destructive core has been affecting the Whitsundays for more than two hours with strong winds and heavy rain.. Where's it heading? Debbie is

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Mar 28 2017
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Plaques to be unveiled

The unveiling of two special plaques dedicated to soldiers from Tatura and district who served during the Boer and Korean wars will take place this Anzac Day.. The Tatura RSL has released the program for this year’s celebrations, which will also

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Tara Whitsed
Mar 28 2017
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Rams primed for year after second hit-out

Deniliquin Rams are full of confidence heading into the Murray Football League season after another solid pre-season match on Saturday.. About 24 Rams players travelled to Oaklands to take on Hume League side Billabong Crows with the Deni side

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Jamie Lowe
Mar 28 2017
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All teams still in grand final race

Taskers Battlers/Elders have all but guaranteed themselves a grand final appearance after an impressive 11 sets to six win over second placed Agspares/Legal Eagles on Saturday.. The scores were even in the mixed and the men’s sets, being 6-all

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Jamie Lowe
Mar 28 2017
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Reflections from the past

10 years ago. Tuesday, April 3, 2007. More than 100 people attended the official opening of Lockington and District Bush Nursing Centre’s renovations on Friday.. The $448,000 renovations - which have doubled the size of the centre - include a new

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Campaspe News
Mar 28 2017
Sport

Championships winding up

The season is fast coming to an end and all the in-club championships are starting to wind up, along with the final of the Goulburn Valley Two-Pairs Championship.. The championship was held on Wednesday at Tatura Bowling Club where Hill Top’s Marg

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Shepparton News
Mar 28 2017
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Does your love change lives?

As we near Easter, I am constantly challenged about how good we have it in today’s society, and how little we suffer except to whine because we are aching from this or from that.. We love chocolate or we love each other, but do we really love in

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Deniliquin Pa...
Mar 28 2017
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Play with a message

A free theatre production that will bring important mental health messages to the surface will be performed at the Deniliquin Golf Club this Thursday.. The play, Carpe Diem, stars acclaimed Australian actor John Wood and Albury’s Chris Pidd.. It

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Deniliquin Pa...
Mar 28 2017
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Fight Night brings in big crowd

About 350 people attended the highly anticipated Golden Rivers RSL Boxing Club’s Fight Night on Saturday evening.. People packed the Deniliquin RSL Club’s Dunlop Room to see the action, with those seated at tables closest to the boxing ring

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Deniliquin Pa...
Mar 28 2017
Sport

The drought ends at Lockington

LOCKINGTON’S long wait for a bowls premiership has ended after its division four side took down Moama 76-59 on Saturday.. After 18 years without a Campaspe Valley Bowls premiership, Lockington completed its run from fourth on the table to grab the

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Campaspe News
Mar 28 2017
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Station in works

The Tatura Fire Brigade is set to receive a new station within the next three to four years according to District 22 duty officer Peter Dedman.. ‘‘We’ve got the land for Tatura and it’s a high priority in regards to a replacement due to

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Shepparton News
Mar 28 2017
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Council set to replace...

~ from page 1. ‘‘We’re looking for one that is as mature as we can get it. It definitely won’t be as large as this one though.. ‘‘We’ll look at doing the rest of the program over the next six months, starting after Easter and with an

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Zoe McMaugh
Mar 28 2017
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Goodbye to big fig

A piece of Deniliquin’s history was uprooted from the Waring Gardens yesterday, with one of the 134 year-old Moreton Bay fig trees felled for safety reasons.. Deemed dangerous due to a large hole in the giant tree’s base, it took more than six

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Zoe McMaugh
Mar 28 2017
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Not bored with this lot

What are their personalities like?. They all have different personalities. The Jack Russell is energetic and is always running around, the two staghounds are calm and lazy. They don’t do much until we’re out hunting and the kelpie is also

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Shepparton News
Mar 28 2017
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Upton Hill clearing sale

This is a clearing sale not to be missed, with tractors, vehicles and collectables all to go under the hammer.. Stationary engines and farm plant, and everything in between will be on offer.. Goods for sale include a tractor with front-end loader

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Shepparton News
Mar 28 2017
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Rain no threat to crops at present

Wet weather at this time of year has little impact on crops, regardless of how far through the season they may be.. With winter crops yet to be sown and horticulture crops in the latter part of their season, it is summer crops such as maize that are

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Shepparton News
Mar 28 2017
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New Chinese deal

China has agreed to a trade deal to allow greater access for Australian chilled meat exports.. The deal, to expand access from 11 exporters to all eligible Australian exporters, was announced by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at a joint medi

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Shepparton News
Mar 28 2017
Livestock

Program boosts profit

Red meat producers will have long-term access to specialist coaches to help boost their management skills and increase on-farm adoption of research and development under a ground-breaking new program to be launched by Meat & Livestock Australi

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Shepparton News
Mar 28 2017
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Parmalat lock-out ends

After two months locked out of the workplace by their own company, employees at Echuca’s Parmalat plant have accepted a renewed enterprise bargaining agreement.. The agreement, decided upon on March 20, means the plant will re-open and Parmalat

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Rodney Woods
Mar 28 2017
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Country- City gap needs reducing

The Regional, Rural and Remote Communications Coalition took calls for better and more reliable telecommunications services to Canberra last week, with a total of 16 groups lobbying members of parliament to bridge the telecommunication divide

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Alana Christe...
Mar 28 2017
Water

Communities playing waiting game

Cautious optimism has greeted the news that an independent body will conduct detailed analysis of more than 30 communities as it works to compile a detailed report into the socio-economic effects of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan in the southern

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Alana Christe...
Mar 28 2017
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Organic matter essential

Soil organic matter plays a key role in ensuring healthy soils and sustainable agriculture production, but Australian soils are generally lower in organic matter compared to the rest of the world according to Grains Research and Development

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Shepparton News
Mar 27 2017
Viticulture

Last week's rain event...

The rain which fell early last week in our regions was welcome. Rainfalls were quite variable. The heaviest falls were around the Dubbo, Parkes, Forbes and Condobolin areas. Dubbo which has had 195 mms so far this month is having it's wettest March

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Peter Nelson
Mar 27 2017
Livestock

Meat industry put on...

Victorian cattle producers have welcomed recommendations to crack down on anti-competitive behaviour across the livestock supply chain in a landmark report released last week by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.. VFF livestock

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Shepparton News
Mar 27 2017
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GMA board resolution

Game Management Authority chair Brian Hine has welcomed the decision to extend his appointment just four months into the job, as he now turns his focus to the the possibility of leading the authority with an entirely new board.. Mr Hine will lead

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Alana Christe...
Mar 26 2017
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Debbie help unlikely until Wednesday: SES

The SES has warned the slow speed of Cyclone Debbie means emergency crews might not be able to help until Wednesday.

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Mar 28 2017
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Labor disrupts parliament over 18C

Labor is disrupting federal parliament to get race-hate speech laws off the agenda.

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AAP News
Mar 28 2017
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NSW greyhound industry to get $41m shakeup

The NSW government will adopt all but one of the 122 recommendations handed down in a report aimed at reforming the greyhound racing industry.

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Mar 28 2017
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Australia skips UN nuke-ban treaty talks

Australia is among a number of Western nations and US allies who are skipping out on UN negotiations on a nuclear weapon ban treaty.

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Mar 28 2017
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Bowen Councillor lashes Debbie reporters

A former Whitsunday mayor says TV journalists covering Cyclone Debbie are risking their lives and should 'pull their heads in' and stay inside.

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Mar 28 2017
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Palmer back in court over nephew's no-show

Further questions about the whereabouts of the elusive Clive Mensink will be put to his uncle when Clive Palmer is forced to return to court in May.

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Mar 28 2017
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Council merger plan unchanged: Berejiklian

The Berejiklian government will push ahead with its plans to merge several Sydney councils despite a court ruling that threw out one of its proposed mergers.

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Mar 28 2017
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Sugar code of conduct could be 'imminent'

An imminent announcement of a sugar industry code of conduct has been suggested by Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce as a way to end an ongoing dispute.

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AAP News
Mar 28 2017
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Officer widow speaks on Ian Turnbull death

An elderly farmer who gunned down a NSW environmental officer investigating illegal land clearing in 2014 has died in jail from a terminal illness.

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Mar 28 2017
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Hockey, Downer home for diplomats talks

Former treasurer Joe Hockey and ex-foreign affairs minister Alexander Downer are back in Canberra for talks with other heads of global missions.

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Mar 28 2017
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No dividend from Oroton as profit plunges

Oroton is boosting its online presence to help lift flagging sales, but shareholders have been impacted by its purchase of a stake in a web-based retailer.

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Mar 28 2017
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