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Roads off the map

Three roads bordering the Pine Lodge cemetery will soon disappear, set to be amalgamated into the site.. Greater Shepparton City councillors last week voted to give public notice of a decision to remove the cemetery’s three abutting roads and

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Thomas Moir
May 23 2018
Sport

Bulls run free to continue winning spree

Shepparton Bulls had a field day, belting Maroondah 65-12 in a Saturday score-fest at Vibert Reserve.. The Bulls ran free, scoring for fun against the previously third-ranked side in moving to 5-0 and staying on top of the Victorian Club Rugby

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Alex Mitchell
May 23 2018
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Streets ahead with upgrade

There could be more stages yet to come on Shepparton’s Welsford St upgrade, with an eventual goal seeing four traffic lanes extend all the way south to the Victoria Park Lake precinct.. Greater Shepparton City Council’s 2018-19 draft

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Thomas Moir
May 23 2018
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‘Balance needs to be struck’

Solar farm investment is welcome, but not at the cost of the region’s best agricultural land, State Member for Shepparton Suzanna Sheed has said.. Ahead of a planning panel this week, Ms Sheed said while she was in favour of renewable energy

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Shepparton News
May 23 2018
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Emergency medicine training

Hospitals across the Southern Riverina recently took part in Emergency Medicine Education and Training.. Staff at Berrigan, Finley, Tocumwal and Jerilderie hospitals were shown ways to improve the care for patients requiring urgent and emergency

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Southern Rive...
May 23 2018
Sport

Boys show heart of Tigers

What is it about the Punt Rd Oval that produces fairytales?. First Richmond and on Saturday the Goulburn Valley under-18s.. Behind at three-quarter-time of the interleague clash with Ballarat, up stepped key forward Liam Tenace, with three straight

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The Telegraph
May 23 2018
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Lock up pets and dogs while foxes take bait

FOX baiting will start in state forests across central Victoria to reduce attacks on native animals and livestock.. Beginning May 21, Forest Fire Management Victoria will be laying baits in Costerfield State Forest, Myers Flat State Forest and One

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The McIvor Ti...
May 23 2018
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P-12 gets a raw deal in budget

LEADER of the Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh has labelled the Victorian government’s latest state budget a “raw deal” to the town of Kyabram.. Mr Walsh said he was bitterly disappointed Labor had chosen against

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Kyabram Free ...
May 23 2018
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Call on the power of the Holy Spirit

On Sunday, we celebrated Pentecost. This is the celebration of the birth of the church as Jesus intended.. The Feast of Pentecost is celebrated 50 days after the Passover, another significant Jewish event and 10 days after the Ascension of Jesus. He

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Contributor
May 23 2018
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Fair promotes fruit and veg

Cobram families are invited to experience the first ever Woolworths Fresh Food Kids Fresh Fair, to learn more about fruit and vegetables in a fun and interactive way.. With almost 95 per cent of Australian children struggling to meet their

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Courier Cobram
May 23 2018
Sport

Best performs well at Winton

Benalla’s Zak Best has finished third for round two as the youngest driver in the 22 car field of the Kumho Tyre Australian V8 Touring Car Series.. The event was held as part of the Winton SuperSprint weekend.. After a successful debut opening

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Benalla Ensign
May 23 2018
Sport

Hill top womens golf

The stableford event, which included the second round of the Silver Spoon, was sponsored by Tatura Family Butchers.. A good field of players enjoyed the cool but fine conditions.. Karen Ballantyne, who has found more time to play golf, won A-grade

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Shepparton News
May 23 2018
Sport

Brave Berrigan pushes...

An undermanned Berrigan A grade tried their hardest but Blighty were simply too strong in round seven of the Picola & District League on Saturday.. It was a massive turnaround from previous weeks by the Saints, who played with plenty of flow and

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Southern Rive...
May 23 2018
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Stock access reduced

Murray Local Land Services will restrict stock access to some travelling stock reserves in the region due to the continuing dry conditions.. Available stock feed and water on many Murray TSRs has reduced to the point that stock access needs to be

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Southern Rive...
May 23 2018
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Family support

Families in the Strathbogie Shire will receive better support for young children, following a funding boost from the Victorian Government.. The funding will be used by Council to deliver supported playgroups and in-house support for families in need

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The Telegraph
May 23 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
Livestock

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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Coles commits to truckie safety

Coles has signed an agreement with the transport union to provide safer working conditions for truck drivers transporting their goods.

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AAP News
May 23 2018
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Optus cuts 200 jobs as Virgin brand goes

Optus is cutting about 200 jobs nationwide as it winds down use of its long-standing Virgin Mobile brand.

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AAP News
May 23 2018
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Australia can produce cars again: Gupta

Australia can again produce cars on a small scale, a leading British industrialist says.

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AAP News
May 23 2018
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Astronaut's push for Sydney space agency

Australian astronaut Paul Scully-Power will lead the NSW push to build the nation's first space agency in Sydney.

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AAP News
May 23 2018
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Katter says Downer too right wing

Queensland crossbench MP Bob Katter says by-election candidate Georgina Downer feels a sense of entitlement for her father's former Adelaide Hills seat of Mayo.

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AAP News
May 23 2018
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NSW man denies organising witness murder

Criminals due to give evidence at a NSW execution-murder trial are "the epitome of unreliability", says a lawyer for the accused.

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AAP News
May 23 2018
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Job demand consolidating after bumper year

New figures suggest demand for workers has come off the boil, consolidating after last year's strong results.

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AAP News
May 23 2018
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SA govt to push for chemo inquest to go on

The SA government will push for the state's coroner to continue with an inquest into the deaths of four cancer patients underdosed with chemotherapy.

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AAP News
May 23 2018
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Guide dog puppies begging for homes

Guide Dogs Australia is searching for 200 people to become "puppy raisers" for Labradors.

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AAP News
May 23 2018
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ANZ admits errors in giving franchise loan

An ANZ executive has told the banking royal commission that errors were made in approving a $220,000 to a couple for a gelato franchise that ended up failing.

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AAP News
May 23 2018
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Pulitzer-winning author Philip Roth dies

Philip Roth, Pulitzer Prize winner and author of Portnoy's Complaint, and American Pastoral, has died at the age of 85.

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AAP News
May 23 2018
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