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Enchanted with big break

In the coming months, Shepparton’s Adam Briggs’ dream job will hit local television screens.. Briggs raps and writes with the award-winning group AB Original, but has also written for and starred in ABC TV shows, including Black Comedy

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Tara Whitsed
May 26 2018
Sport

Road’s gonna get dressed for success

Congupna is looking to reinvigorate its Murray Netball League season and what better way to do so than a fresh set of uniforms?. The Road will run out with new dresses today when they host Cobram and after securing one win from their first six

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Tyler Maher
May 26 2018
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Sorry Day has great meaning

National Sorry Day means many different things to different people.. Some commemorate then Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s 2007 apology to the First Australians on behalf of the country.. Others celebrate this act of inclusion and contrition

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Shepparton News
May 26 2018
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Murray no match for Gippsland

A long trek to Moe did not bear much fruit for the Murray Football League on Saturday.. The senior interleague clash against Gippsland Football League was decidedly one-sided, with the home side controlling proceedings for most of the contest at Ted

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Southern Rive...
May 26 2018
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President ruled out of the Golf Club’s Kevin show

The two Kevins showed out in Mathoura Golf Club’s season opening competition on Sunday.. Kevin Crack was winner of the 18 hole stableford event with 42 points, followed by Kevin Robertson with 40 points.. President John Hulm was relegated to

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Eileen Day
May 26 2018
Sport

Lara our youngest winner

Lara Horne is officially our youngest weekly Harvey Norman ‘Local Footballer of the Week’ draw winner.. The seven year-old has won a $100 Harvey Norman voucher after her entry was drawn on Wednesday.. Lara was unable to

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Jamie Lowe
May 26 2018
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Grant recipients rapt with help

Funding from Benalla’s Tomorrow Today Foundation 2018 Grants Program will allow 10 local projects to be undertaken over the coming year.. More than $27000 was awarded for a range of initiatives at a well-attended ceremony on Thursday, May 17

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Benalla Ensign
May 26 2018
Sport

Wildcats still undefeated

Finley Wildcats made it four wins from as many games with a gutsy three-goal triumph over Northern Angels in round six of the Shepparton and Districts Junior Football League Youth Girls competition on Sunday.. Despite taking to the field with just

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Southern Rive...
May 26 2018
Sport

Edward claim clean sweep

Edward made it a clean sweep for 2018, claiming the house shield win at Deniliquin High School’s annual athletics carnival held at Memorial Park recently.. Edward broke a 15-year drought when it claimed the swimming carnival shield earlier

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Jamie Lowe
May 26 2018
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Health service’s valued helpers to be treated

Benalla Health’s valued volunteers will be recognised at a special morning tea today.. The event is part of Benalla Health’s Volunteer Appreciation Day, which forms part of National Volunteer Week.. Chief Executive Officer Janine Holland

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Benalla Ensign
May 26 2018
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Pilot proposal

Berrigan Shire and Albury City Council have joined forces in a bid to attract Qantas pilot training to the local area.. As part of the proposal, Tocumwal Aerodrome would host small aeroplane training before the aspiring pilots graduate to larger

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James Bennett
May 26 2018
Sport

McCalman lone three game winner

Fifteen players took part in croquet last Sunday.. Joan McCalman was the only player to win three games and won the day with 25 hoops.. Four players had good scores despite losing one game.. John James had 27, Jill Tainsh 24, Colin Campbell 22 and

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Contributor
May 26 2018
Sport

Girls showcase...

With racing fever hitting town thanks to the Winton V8 series, Benalla McDonald’s showed their support for girls who like to get behind the wheel.. Benalla racing star Ellexandra Best and Townsville’s Madison Dunston were showcased at

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Georgia Smith
May 26 2018
Sport

Hang Man cruises to win

Imported staying prospect Hang Man was an interesting runner at Bendigo on Sunday.. Hang Man ($1.95 fav) was not extended to win the Benchmark 64 Handicap (2200m) by 2 lengths from Startierra with Echuca stayer Blue Jangles third.. The four year-old

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Jim Zealley
May 26 2018
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McGowan welcomes rail...

Federal Member for Indi Cathy McGowan says confirmation of tomorrow’s community consultation on the $235 million north-east rail line upgrade is good news for Indi.. ‘‘At last we will see community leaders and stakeholders have

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Benalla Ensign
May 26 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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Most NAB services restored after outage

NAB says it is still working to restore the mobile app, but Internet Banking, ATMs and EFTPOS are back online after an outage earlier left customers stranded.

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AAP News
May 26 2018
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'No' campaigner runs for Senate in Qld

Former managing director of the Australian Christian Lobby Lyle Shelton will head the Australian Conservatives' Queensland Senate ticket at the next election.

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AAP News
May 26 2018
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Govt allays fears of flu vaccine shortage

The federal government says 800,000 additional doses of the flu vaccine will be available by the middle of July, ahead of the peak period for transmission.

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AAP News
May 26 2018
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Wage theft, work death to be crimes in Vic

A re-elected Labor government will criminalise workplace manslaughter and wage theft in Victoria, meaning bosses could face time behind bars.

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AAP News
May 26 2018
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Govt says tax cuts to favour middle class

The Turnbull government has ramped up its push for income tax cuts, pointing to new figures that show they will largely favour middle income earners.

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AAP News
May 26 2018
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Dozens hurt in more Gaza border protests

In an escalation of the Gaza borer protests after a lull, dozens of Palestinians were wounded by Israeli gunfire and tear gas as they approached the fence.

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AAP News
May 26 2018
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Canada restaurant bombing 'not terrorism'

Canadian police are hunting the two men suspected of detonating a bomb in a restaurant, injuring 15 people, but don't believe it was an act of terrorism.

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AAP News
May 26 2018
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WA bushfires downgraded as rain falls

Conditions have eased to the relief of firefighters battling a string of bushfires in Western Australia that destroyed at least one home.

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AAP News
May 26 2018
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Aust urges Russia to accept MH17 findings

Australia has requested the Russian Federation begin negotiations about reparations now the country has been found responsible for the downing of MH17.

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AAP News
May 26 2018
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Godfreys CEO doesn't rule out TV ad return

John Hardy, who was chief executive of Godfreys from 1983 to 2010 and then again from mid-2016 to 2017, has again been appointed to the head role.

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AAP News
May 26 2018
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Tiahleigh's murderer starts his life term

Queensland foster father Rick Thorburn was supposed to protect 12-year-old Tiahleigh Palmer but he killed her in a sinister plan to cover his son's crimes.

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AAP News
May 26 2018
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