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Big V call-up for 10 Goulburn Valley Giants

A number of Goulburn Valley Giants players will again represent Victoria Country next month.. The AFL Masters National Carnival in Geelong from October 1 to 7 will see 10 Giants set to pull on the Big V jumper.. Mark Lambourn, Rob Hearn, Mick

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Aug 19 2017
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Valuable lesson on diversity

A performance intent on enlightening young minds taught Mooroopna students the importance of diversity on Thursday, in a passionate theatre show based on magic.. The students of Mooroopna Park Primary School were treated to a performance by a group

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Aug 19 2017
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Road fatality following accident

A Thurgoona man died at the scene of a collision on Goulburn Valley Hwy, Numurkah on Thursday night.. The collision occurred about 9.45pm when a Mazda utility veered off the road and crashed into stationary vehicles on the roadside.. Cobram Highway

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Aug 19 2017
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Badminton teams announced

Teams for the next competition, starting Monday, August 21 at 7pm, are as follows:. Badminators: Troy Grant, John Lethbridge, Ian McMillan, Pam Jones, Aileen Hayes and Ella Hickey.. Shuttlemasters: Scott Fullerton, Richard Prentice, Luke Rodda, Pam

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Aug 19 2017
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Deni Rhinos to begin pre-season

The Deni Rhinos will host their first pre-season cricket training on Sunday morning.. The light training session will be held at the RSL cricket nets at 11am.. Rhinos coach John Arthur said that all new and returning players are welcome to join

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Aug 19 2017
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Candidate Mac has merger experience

Having already worked through one council merger successfully, Mac Wallace (pictured) says he has a lot of experience to offer Edward River Council.. He is one of the 17 candidates vying for a seat on the nine-person council, the make-up of which is

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Zoe McMaugh
Aug 19 2017
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Rovers C grade player profiles

Cara Meyer: Cara has shown a strong commitment to running centre this season and is a force on the court. Her drive and speed on the court is phenomenal and places herself well on the court to receive intercepts and create many turnovers.. Katie

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Aug 19 2017
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Rovers fourths player profiles

Kaiden Joss (wing): Captain. Silky skilled winger who never plays a bad game and loves a goal.. Jack Woodcock (wing): Captain. Super consistent with fantastic skills.. Brandon Armstrong (RR): Vice-captain. Dynamic, pacey onballer who runs all day

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Aug 19 2017
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Rovers Under 13s player profiles

Ellie Fishlock (GK, GD, WD): Captain courageous. Can be relied upon to create turnovers and direct play. A force to be reckoned with. Leads by example.. Georgia McCulloch (GK, GD, C): The ‘Intercept Queen’. Georgia’s speed and

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Aug 19 2017
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Another big netball year

Deniliquin Rovers Netball Club has had a fantastic 2017 season with six of their seven teams making finals.. Featuring in the first week of finals will be A grade, C reserve and Under 15s who will all play qualifying finals in Mathoura tomorrow

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Jamie Lowe
Aug 18 2017
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Coalition target fuel drive-offs

MEMBER for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has delivered a strong message of zero tolerance to those with intent to steal fuel.. Mr Walsh applauded last week’s announcement by the Liberal National Coalition that fuel drive-offs would be treated as

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Aug 18 2017
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Shearer Snow a local legend

Mathoura lost a kingpin of our community this week with the passing of long-term local, Harry ‘Snow’ O’Connor.. What do you say about a man who was small in stature but had a heart as big as Texas?. Family was his first love

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Eileen Day
Aug 18 2017
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Blighty Under 15s...

Kelsey Hislop (GK, GD): A strong defender, and always gets the much needed intercepts in high pressure situations.. Emmaline Weir (GD): A midcourt turned defender late this year and has slotted into the position perfectly. Her speed and agility are

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Aug 18 2017
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Walk to support...

Benalla Health, which runs the community Parkinson’s Disease support group, is pleased to support this year’s A Walk in the Park event for Parkinson’s awareness.. Thousands of people will descend on Melbourne’s Federation

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Aug 18 2017
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Have your say on fuel

MEMBER for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has urged families and businesses to make their voices heard in a parliamentary inquiry into regional fuel prices.. Nationals and Liberal MPs fought hard to establish the inquiry, which will work to provide

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Aug 18 2017
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Foreign labour exploited

A Queensland labour-hire company and its manager have been penalised a total of more than $84000 after flouting record-keeping and pay slip laws relating to vulnerable foreign workers, despite having previously been cautioned by the Fair Work

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Aug 19 2017
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Demand pushes price up

Gippsland is the main growth region where a boost in demand for quality cereal hay has resulted in a price rise recently.. The majority of cereal is now trading at between $150 and $170/tonne but there is poor quality feed available for around

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Aug 19 2017
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Hall set for country fun

Event organisers are gearing up for this weekend’s annual Reg Poole Country Music Concert at the Harston Memorial Hall.. The concert will be hosted by the Golden Guitar winner, who will perform old-time favourites with a sing-a-long.. Harston

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Aug 19 2017
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Farmall tractors are a perfect fit

At the Dieckmann family’s 81ha farm, the lucerne hay producers have been using Case IH equipment for decades and recently purchased a trio of tractors.. Having recently purchased a Farmall 115U cab, Farmall 60B and Farmall105U with loader from

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Aug 19 2017
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Fix must come first

Brave investment is required to grow the patronage and quality of V/Line services, Nationals Member for Euroa Steph Ryan says.. Following the release of a Victorian Auditor General’s report on the regional rail network, Ms Ryan has called on

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Aug 19 2017
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VIDEO: Stanhope cheese plant opened

Fonterra's new state-of-the-art cheese plant was officially opened in Stanhope, marking the return of full production to the site two and a half years after fire destroyed the previous plant.. The $140 million plant has injected an estimated $30

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Aug 18 2017
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VIDEO: Explore the Silo Art Trail

With the towering silos littered across the Victorian landscape, a drone has helped to deliver a different perspective to the Wimmera-Mallee's Silo Art Trail.. From vision of the intricate artistry to stunning landscapes that see these

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Alana Christe...
Aug 18 2017
Water

Blue-Green Algae warnings removed for Lake Eppalock

Goulburn Murray Water (GMW) has removed the blue-green algae warning for Lake Eppalock following a significant decline in blue-green algae levels.. GMW will continue to undertake regular water quality monitoring and if blue-green algae reach levels

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Aug 18 2017
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Space seeds get ray blast

Tomato seeds that were carried into space aboard a space shuttle and experimented on by astronauts in the 1980s only made it past Sydney’s Biosecurity officers after a blast of gamma rays.. The Tomato Rutgers California Supreme seeds were

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Aug 18 2017
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Senate Economics...

The Senate Economics References Committee has today tabled its report into the Australian dairy industry.. The inquiry was initiated off the back of what the committee called unsavoury claw back practices that were conducted by Murray Goulburn and

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Rodney Woods
Aug 18 2017
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Hay is not only thing...

With recent rainfall across the Goulburn Valley, interest in Gaffy’s Tractor Hire’s hay making equipment is growing according to the company’s owner, Tim Gaffy.. Mr Gaffy has recently purchased a new 110hp John Deere tractor which

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Aug 18 2017
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Vote down the CFA bill...

A bill that would see the Country Fire Authority become a volunteer-only organisation should be withdrawn, or rejected by the Legislative Council, a state committee has recommended.. The Legislative Council Select Committee on Fire Services has

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Alana Christe...
Aug 18 2017
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Pedestrians hit by car in Sydney

A woman is in a serious condition after a car crashed into the footpath of a busy street in Sydney's north, injuring seven pedestrians including a child.

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Aug 19 2017
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Winx claims Warwick Stakes in a thriller

Winx has given her legions of fans a scare by missing the start in the Warwick Stakes before rallying to win the Group Two race.

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Aug 19 2017
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Appeal for footage in Tanja Ebert search

Dashcam footage between Adelaide and South Australia's northeast could help police solve the disappearance and suspected murder of missing mother Tanja Ebert.

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Aug 19 2017
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Dual-citizenship the ultimate disrupter

Crossbench senator Nick Xenophon has become the latest in a string of federal politicians to reveal they hold dual citizenship.

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Aug 19 2017
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'Say a prayer for that little boy': PM

Malcolm Turnbull has urged Australians to say a prayer for a seven-year-old Sydney boy who has gone missing after the van attack in Barcelona.

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Aug 19 2017
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Turnbull trumpets green-powered Tasmania

Malcolm Turnbull has spruiked Tasmania's renewable energy projects in an address to the Liberal Party state council meeting.

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Aug 19 2017
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Ipswich needs mayor in 'prime': Antoniolli

A former policeman hoping to be Ipswich's next mayor says he's in his "prime", compared to a rival in the "twilight of his time" on council.

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Aug 19 2017
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Xenophon to refer himself to High Court

Crossbench senator Nick Xenophon will refer himself to the High Court after finding out he's a British Overseas Citizen.

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Aug 19 2017
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Trump considering new Afghan war approach

US President Donald Trump is considering a change of strategy in Afghanistan, with options ranging from a total pullout to a modest hike in troops.

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Aug 19 2017
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Polanski victim's bid to end case rejected

A plea by a Roman Polanski rape victim to end the criminal case against the fugitive director has been rejected by a judge in Los Angeles.

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Aug 19 2017
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Bannon returns to Breitbart after exit

Ousted adviser Steve Bannon says he is "going to war for Trump against his opponents" after returning to Breitbart News as executive chairman.

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Aug 19 2017
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