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Shepparton resident Anita Birch worked as a dental assistant for more than a decade before deciding ‘‘a career change was needed’’.. Mrs Birch said the police force tickled her fancy but she was reluctant to jump straight in without first

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Hayden Thomson
Apr 29 2017
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Sapphire anniversaries

With one in three marriages ending in divorce these days, long-time wedding anniversaries are becoming more infrequent.. But two Lifestyle Shepparton couples celebrated 65th wedding anniversaries on Wednesday having married on the same day in 1952

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Hayden Thomson
Apr 29 2017
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Splash of colour adds fun

Kialla West Primary School students were cheered by family and friends at their colour fun run at Kialla Lake yesterday.. The major fundraiser for the school was a bit different this time around, with a new location and the addition of colour

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Declan Martin
Apr 29 2017
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Air hub’s regional backing

A proposal to establish an air freight hub at Deniliquin airport is to be submitted for consideration in a regional investment study.. The study has been commissioned by the NSW Government to determine the best ways to deliver key local

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Zoe McMaugh
Apr 30 2017
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Cooee - Prophets of the Great War

When the Great War finished in 1918, the parties responsible would claim that its start was an ‘‘Act of God’’ or that events leading to it had taken a totally unexpected turn.. However, long before its start, two men predicted the Great War

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Apr 30 2017
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David makes top 20 cut

Although Deniliquin’s David Bridge didn’t walk away as the champion of the ‘Butcher Wars’, he wasn’t too cut-up about it.. David — the head butcher at Bimbella Beef — competed against 19 of the

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Deniliquin Pa...
Apr 30 2017
Rural

No need to reduce productivity

The National Irrigators’ Council’s submission to the Productivity Commission’s triennial review of the National Water Initiative says objectives can be achieved without reducing agricultural productivity, and in a way that more

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Deniliquin Pa...
Apr 30 2017
Out & About

Exhibition opening

About 30 people attended the opening of the Bald Archy Exhibition at the Peppin Heritage Centre on Friday night in Deniliquin.. Guests were treated to snacks and refreshments as they perused the 44 canvases which are on exhibition until May 13

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Delaney Couro...
Apr 30 2017
Out & About

Sophie’s 21st birthday

Sophie Conallin celebrated her 21st birthday on Saturday night at The Crossing Cafe in Deniliquin.. About 80 guests attended the party, with some travelling from Narrandera, Geelong, Melbourne and Bendigo. Sophie is studying occupational therapy at

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Delaney Couro...
Apr 30 2017
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Driving milestone

This year’s Benalla Heavy Horse Driving day will be the 20th year that the event has been run by the Victorian branch of the Commonwealth Clydesdale Horse Society.. Starting off at the Benalla Showgrounds, then at the Marriott’s farm in Tatong

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Contributor
Apr 30 2017
Out & About

Wayne and Pam’s golden anniversary

Deniliquin’s Wayne and Pam Wade celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday night.. The night also doubled as a celebration of Pam’s 66th birthday.. About 60 guests, some travelling from as far as Sydney, Echuca, Euroa and

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Delaney Couro...
Apr 29 2017
Sport

Charlston claims High Gun honour

Thirty-two shooters took part in the monthly Deniliquin Field & Game event in brilliant target shooting conditions on Sunday.. Chris Charlston was the High Gun winner with a score of 70 on a day that included some challenging targets.. AA grade

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Apr 29 2017
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Hundreds gather at...

Locals were undeterred by light rain on Anzac Day, with hundreds of people gathering to commemorate our war heroes.. The mid-morning service started with the traditional march from the Deniliquin Town Hall, with returned service personnel and family

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Delaney Couro...
Apr 29 2017
Sport

Gold Cup next week

The focus is on long-standing annual fixtures at Wagga and Warrnambool next week.. Warrnambool has three days culminating with the Grand Annual Steeplechase and Cup on Thursday.. Wagga race on Thursday and Friday with the Gold Cup on the final day

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Contributor
Apr 29 2017
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Cemetery walk to...

The Deniliquin Genealogy Society honoured local war heroes with its annual cemetery walk on Anzac Day.. The event saw about 30 people attend to pay tribute to relatives or learn about soldiers who fought in World War II or the Boer War.. They were

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Delaney Couro...
Apr 29 2017
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Committee looking for members

More people can have a say in the region’s agricultural planning, with Campaspe Shire Council reopening applications for Farming Advisory Committee membership.. The committee assists council by vetting planning applications for subdivisions and

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Shepparton News
Apr 30 2017
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Still finding spiders

The potency of the venom carried by a new species of funnel-web spider discovered in the Tasmanian wilderness remains a mystery.. Slightly smaller than the average Tasmanian funnel-web, the eight-legged find is being hailed as a breakthrough by

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Shepparton News
Apr 30 2017
Livestock

Appetite grows for dog meat

In the steamy kitchen of a restaurant in the Indonesian capital Jakarta, chef Michael Kenzo slowly stirs a big pan of dark coloured meat mixed with chilli and spices, sweat streaming down his face.. ‘‘This is dog meat,’’ he volunteers

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Shepparton News
Apr 30 2017
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Prestigious scholarship winners announced

Joint winners have been announced for the sheep and wool industry’s prestigious Peter Westblade scholarship.. Young sheep industry professionals Harrison Mulquiny and Rachael Gawne were chosen from a field of applicants from NSW, Victoria and

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Shepparton News
Apr 29 2017
Livestock

Demand tipped to lift exports

As the world’s largest sheepmeat exporter and second largest producer, Australia stands to benefit from growing consumer demand in many developing countries where sheepmeat consumption is increasing despite rising prices.. This is one of a number

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Shepparton News
Apr 29 2017
Dairy

Focused on feed quality

The peak fodder industry body will run a series of workshops designed to improve production and profit for dairy farmers in the Rochester district.. The Australian Fodder Industry Association, in partnership with TPC Agriculture, will run the ‘Our

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Shepparton News
Apr 29 2017
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Steve Irwin version two

A man from Sydney’s south has channelled the late Steve Irwin and captured a freshwater crocodile on a riverbank during an afternoon stroll.. Aaron Hughes was walking with his wife and their young son Ben along Salt Pan Creek, behind their

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Shepparton News
Apr 29 2017
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CWA produces 50000 scones

Proving its recipe is the cream of the crop, the Country Women’s Association of NSW has sold its 50000th scone during its 70th year at the Sydney Royal Easter Show.. The group surpassed its previous scone record by more than 900 floury treats last

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Shepparton News
Apr 28 2017
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Mixed reactions to visa axing

The Federal Government’s decision to abolish the 457 visa for temporary skilled workers has received mixed reviews from the agriculture sector, with industry groups calling on the Federal Government to involve them in negotiations.. VFF president

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Alana Christe...
Apr 28 2017
Dairy

Dairy research co-op...

The Terang DemoDAIRY is set to close after the co-operative decided it would be wound up.. The research and development co-operative in western Victoria said it had exhausted all options to remain open.. However, the co-operative hopes to leave

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Shepparton News
Apr 28 2017
Livestock

Full schedule for...

The 2017 Wagyu conference will be held at Albury from May 1 to 3 followed by a tour of Wagyu operations in north-east Victoria on May 4 and 5.. Speakers will include producers who are already using Wagyu genetics, buyers who will contract to buy the

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Shepparton News
Apr 28 2017
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Fatty foods may be bad...

Eating fatty foods could be more damaging to the cartilage in your knees and other joints than everyday wear and tear caused by walking and other exercise, Australian researchers say.. Cartilage, which acts as a shock absorber for joints, is often

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Shepparton News
Apr 28 2017
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Round 6 AFL - Adelaide v Richmond Highlights

Round 6 AFL - Adelaide v Richmond Highlights

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Read breaks thumb in Crusaders win

A broken thumb to All Blacks captain Kieran Read has spoiled the Crusaders' 48-21 defeat of the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein.

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Apr 30 2017

Round 6 AFL - Geelong v Collingwood Highlights

Round 6 AFL - Geelong v Collingwood Highlights

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Public works cash, tax hike in Vic budget

It's said to be a tighter budget than the two before it, but it won't stop Victoria's Andrews government from continued infrastructure investment.

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Apr 30 2017
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Morrison orders GST distribution review

An inquiry into the distribution of GST to states and territories has been ordered by Treasurer Scott Morrison but it isn't being welcomed by all state leaders.

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AAP News
Apr 30 2017
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Latest Sharrouf video condemned for abuse

Police are looking at disturbing video footage said to show former Sydney terrorist Khaled Sharrouf quizzing his young son about how best to kill Australians.

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AAP News
Apr 30 2017
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States ready for infrastructure spend-up

State premiers are putting their hands up to get some of the "good debt" from the federal government's May 9 budget for their infrastructure projects.

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AAP News
Apr 30 2017
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Vic Premier welcomes first home tax breaks

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews has welcomed federal moves to give first homebuyers tax breaks to help them get into the market.

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AAP News
Apr 30 2017

The Rory Sloane show - AFL

The Rory Sloane show - AFL

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School funding benchmark too high: report

A Centre for Independent Studies analysis of school funding finds the benchmark level of per-student money has been set unreasonably high.

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Apr 30 2017

Round 6 AFL - Essendon v Melbourne Highlights

Round 6 AFL - Essendon v Melbourne Highlights

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