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$50m capital spend proposed

The 2018-19 Greater Shepparton City Council draft budget was yesterday labelled a ‘‘responsible’’ one, albeit one partly characterised by an almost $50million spend proposed on capital projects.. This marks a significant

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Thomas Moir
Apr 25 2018
Sport

The centre of at-10-tion

Ryan Sidebottom is taking English County Cricket by storm with a mammoth 10-wicket haul almost single-handedly bringing Warwickshire a thumping victory against Northamptonshire.. The former Victorian paceman claimed 6-35 in the first innings and

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Lauren Bordin
Apr 25 2018
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Moira Shire uncovers war history

A historic picture has been uncovered during electrical repair works of the Yarrawonga Town Hall — just in time for Anzac Day.. Moira Shire Mayor Libro Mustica said the picture was of the HMAS Australia, the first flagship of the Australian

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Shepparton News
Apr 25 2018
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Roads concerning

The Coalition would help rehabilitate council-maintained roads such as Avenel’s Upton Rd by reviving the $160million country roads and bridges program. Member for Euroa Steph Ryan said about $1million in grants would be provided to

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Gus McCubbing
Apr 25 2018
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Burn-off danger

HEATHCOTE Fire Brigade Captain Carl Watkins is urging locals to take care after the brigade attended three illegal burn-offs in the last week.. Mr Watkins said people seem to be ignoring fire restrictions and local bylaws and illegally lighting up

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The McIvor Ti...
Apr 25 2018
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All-Australian honour for teen

TONGALA’S talented young sportsman Mackenzie Cowley was named in the All-Australian team after the 2018 Kickstart National Indigenous Under 15 Football Championships in Sydney last week.. In the carnival, the 14-year-old Mackenzie skippered

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Kyabram Free ...
Apr 25 2018
Sport

Mathoura well beaten after tough start

Mathoura co-coach Jack Keogh admits the season has not gone to plan following his side’s 135 point loss to Berrigan at Mathoura on Saturday.. The Timbercutters got off to a horror start in the Picola League round three match trailing by 65

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Contributor
Apr 25 2018
Sport

Chloe’s making waves in pool

St Joseph’s Primary School Grade 6 student Chloe Herezo has been riding a wave of success in her recent swimming efforts.. Representing her school at the Hume Regional Swimming Championships at Shepparton in March, Chloe won gold in the

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Courier Cobram
Apr 25 2018
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Stolz family marks centenary of serving trust

It was April 1918 – four years of world war was soon to end and even in small Victorian country towns it could not come soon enough.. On November 11 this year Australia and the rest of the Allied nations will commemorate that 100 years, and

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Benalla Ensign
Apr 25 2018
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Australia Day medals can be won

People should not shy away from the fact they have received national awards, but share them with family and friends, and to encourage other people to nominate others who are worthy members of the community.. That was the message conveyed to 118

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Robert Muir
Apr 25 2018
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Defend against the winter flu

Yarrawonga TerryWhite Chemmart are ramping up vaccination accessibility and offering preventative advice to help avoid a repeat of last year’s influenza pandemic. . In 2017, specially trained pharmacists administered the vaccine for the first

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Yarrawonga Ch...
Apr 25 2018
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Growing local culinary and agritourism

Food and agriculture industry operators from across the Murray region are invited to contribute their ideas at the Murray Farm to Plate (F2P) strategy workshop on Tuesday 1 May at Cobram Barooga Golf Club, Barooga.. Murray Regional Tourism (MRT) in

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Contributor
Apr 25 2018
Sport

Representative tennis...

Yarrawonga’s Lucy Bassett recently represented the Goulburn Region in the prestigious Wayne Arthurs Cup at Kooyong.. The Wayne Arthurs Cup is a tennis event ran by Tennis Victoria and involves the sixteen regions of Victoria each providing

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Contributor
Apr 25 2018
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Upcoming changes...

Tatura residents gathered to learn more about their upcoming National Broadband Network connectivity.. Local NBN manager Amy Jaballah visited Tatura Community House to share her knowledge in two information sessions.. More than 50 people attended

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Shepparton News
Apr 25 2018
Sport

A win despite hiccup

Seymour trainers Lee and Shannon Hope had to truck horses to Echuca on Monday — to win a race that should have been on their home track.. The meeting was transferred after ongoing issues with the track surface here.. That certainly

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Apr 25 2018
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Report calls for reform to G-MW

An independent panel has found that Goulburn-Murray Water is an organisation badly in need of change, and major reform is needed to ensure that it will be sustainable into the future.. The panel’s report, released last week by Victorian Water

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Geoff Adams
Feb 21 2018
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Solar company seeking site at Numurkah

First Solar Australia is branching into Victoria for the first time, with a proposed solar farm set for north of Numurkah.. The Moira Solar Farm, as it will be known, will be located at the intersection of Numurkah and Naring Rds and will include

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
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Finley solar farm gets go-ahead

The $170million Finley Solar Farm proposal has been approved by the NSW Government, in what is a first for the state’s Department of Planning in 2018.. The project, which will be located on Canalla Rd adjacent to the Finley substation, will

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Changes promised for G-MW

The changes proposed for G-MW are about being more transparent on costs, implementing efficiencies and making sure the organisation delivers the services the community wants at an affordable price, Federal Water Minister Lisa Neville says.. The

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Murray Darling basin plan threatened

The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is under threat after Federal Government changes seeking to distribute water differently were shot down in the Senate.. The Coalition was unable to strike a deal with Labor, which supported a Greens disallowance motion

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Water charge review promised by Nationals

A Liberal Nationals government would review the charges of Victoria’s rural water authorities to ensure water storage and delivery costs are fair and equitable.. Shadow Water Minister Steph Ryan announced the review, which will examine water

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
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Victorian Government to decide on Shepp solar

The Victorian government will decide on planning applications for four solar farms in the Greater Shepparton region... The City of Greater Shepparton handed over the responsibility and last week the Victorian government agreed to call in the

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2018
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More bank competition urged

Australia’s long-standing policy to prevent mergers of the big four banks is ‘‘redundant’’ and the sector needs a new champion to promote competition, the Productivity Commission says.. The commission has released

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2018
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New plan for land sales

The Federal Government has announced a plan for new rules regarding the sale of agricultural land in an attempt to address rising foreign investment.. The changes require land to be widely marketed for a minimum of 30 days and for Australians to be

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2018
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Eating raw chicken...

If you like to give your beloved pooch a chicken neck to gnaw on as a treat, you might want to reconsider.. A new study has found eating raw chicken increases the risk of dogs developing a paralysing and sometimes fatal condition by more than 70

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2018
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RamSelect offers...

Kangaroo Island stud Ella Matta White Suffolk and Merino has credited genetic selection app RamSelect with helping it record its best sales result late last year.. The sale saw the stud sell its highest ever top-priced ram for $16000 and achieve an

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
Water

Have say on flood...

Residents from various towns across north-east Victoria have a chance to contribute to the formation of local flood studies for the Goulburn and Broken areas this month.. Work is starting on a flood study for the Broken River floodplain (Lake

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
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Turnbull's vow to diggers from the front

From the battlefields of France to cities and towns back home, thousands have turned out to honour the service and sacrifice of Australia's defence forces.

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Apr 25 2018
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Harry, Meghan honour Anzac dead in London

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have led the Anzac Day dawn service in London along with hundreds of Australians and New Zealanders.

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Apr 25 2018
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Women centre stage in Hobart Anzac march

The role and contribution of past and present servicewomen was centre stage at commemorations in Hobart.

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Apr 25 2018
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Rat of Tobruk honours mates killed in sand

One of the last surviving Rats of Tobruk has urged Australians to remember the deeds of fallen diggers, and to go forward in the future with honour and courage.

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Apr 25 2018
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Qld honours service women on Anzac Day

The role and contribution of women to Australia's defence forces has been a central theme of Anzac Day commemorations in Queensland.

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AAP News
Apr 25 2018
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Anzac legacy not diminished in Gallipoli

The courage and sacrifice of the Anzacs has been remembered at Gallipoli, 103 years after thousands of troops went ashore to battle, with many to never go home.

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AAP News
Apr 25 2018
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War memories still fresh for Vietnam vets

Thousands of veterans and descendants have marched to Melbourne's Shrine of Remembrance in the city's traditional Anzac Day march.

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AAP News
Apr 25 2018
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Centenary of Villers-Bretonneux marked

At a rainy dawn service in Villers-Bretonneux, French, Australian and British dignitaries have paid tribute to the diggers who helped change the course of WWI.

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AAP News
Apr 25 2018
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Philippines expelling Australian nun

Australian nun Patricia Fox has been ordered to leave the Philippines in 30 days after her missionary visa was revoked for allegedly joining protest rallies.

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AAP News
Apr 25 2018
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Thousands gather for Brisbane Anzac march

Large crowds have gathered along streets in central Brisbane to cheer on those marching for Anzac Day.

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AAP News
Apr 25 2018
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Thousands in Perth for Anzac dawn service

About 30,000 people gathered at the Kings Park State War Memorial in Perth for the annual Anzac Day dawn service.

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AAP News
Apr 25 2018
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