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CWA celebration

The Goulburn Valley West CWA on Wednesday celebrated 90 years of the women’s organisation, attributing strong friendships and welcoming communities as its influence.. Members showed up in dresses from the different eras, bringing a colourful

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Rhiannon Tuffield
Mar 16 2018
News

Treaty step closer

A significant push to establish a treaty with the state’s Aboriginal people is a step closer, with a report handed to Victorian Aboriginal Affairs Minister Natalie Hutchins last week.. The report, compiled by Victoria’s Aboriginal Treaty

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Rhiannon Tuffield
Mar 16 2018
Education

Bush bid for junior doctors

New initiatives to encourage junior doctors to remain in rural areas will be part of a community connections project and are the result of a successful funding bid by Shepparton’s rural clinical school.. A training hub for junior doctors was

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Rhiannon Tuffield
Mar 15 2018
News

Regional investment vital

Poor connectivity and a lack of investment in the regions has contributed to mounting population pressure in Victoria’s biggest cities, according to Committee for Greater Shepparton chief executive Sam Birrell.. Between 2006 and 2016

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Rhiannon Tuffield
Mar 15 2018
News

Thanks to ‘real patients’

Volunteers who have made a mark on the University of Melbourne’s Rural Clinical School in Shepparton will be celebrated later this month.. Shepparton’s clinical sub-dean Catherine Turnbull and second-year medical students have organised

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Rhiannon Tuffield
Mar 14 2018
News

Determined to move on with life

At 21, Germany backpacker Martin Scheuth had his entire life ahead of him.. He was a talented soccer player and trumpeter, could play complex pieces on the piano with one hand and was studying agriculture.. He spent his childhood on a dairy farm and

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Rhiannon Tuffield
Mar 14 2018
News

Lucky to be alive

A disturbing video widely circulated on social media shows a car ploughing into a man on a dirt bike on Shepparton’s main street at the weekend.. Police were surprised the bike rider had survived the hit, which happened on the corner of

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Rhiannon Tuffield
Mar 13 2018
Lifestyle

Aiming to raise women up

Women from across Greater Shepparton gathered to celebrate accomplishments and successes by women on International Women’s Day.. Hosted by Greater Shepparton Women’s Charter Alliance advisory committee on Thursday, this year’s

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Rhiannon Tuffield
Mar 12 2018
News

VIDEO: Car ploughs into dirt bike rider in Shepparton

A disturbing video that shows a car ploughing into a man on a dirt bike in Shepparton at the weekend has been widely circulated on social media.. Warning- the link below contains graphic video footage.. Watch video here- https://bcove. video/2FvkPRt

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Rhiannon Tuffield
Mar 12 2018
News

Rehab neglect

State Member for Northern Victoria Wendy Lovell has accused the Victorian Government of neglecting an election promise to fund residential rehabilitation centres across the Hume region.. In the 2017-18 state budget, the Victorian Government

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Rhiannon Tuffield
Mar 12 2018
News

Life was no beach for Layne

For seven-time world surf champion Layne Beachley, it is okay to have days where you feel vulnerable.. Speaking at Wednesday night’s GV Brain event at The Woolshed, the Manly-based legend highlighted the obstacles she had overcome in life and

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Rhiannon Tuffield
Mar 09 2018
News

Supporting Macedonians

Shepparton Macedonian man Johnny Davkovski was among thousands of flag-waving protesters at a rally in Melbourne on Sunday, against a possible change to the name of the former Yugoslav republic.. Protesters gathered at cities across the world

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Rhiannon Tuffield
Mar 09 2018
News

Long way to go

Stability around the Murray-Darling Basin Plan has pointed to a long journey ahead, according to Federal Water Resources Minister David Littleproud.. The minister was in Shepparton yesterday to meet landowners across the region over concerns about

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Rhiannon Tuffield
Mar 09 2018
News

A vital part of G-MW Connections Project

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2018. When it comes to women working in construction, Goulburn-Murray Water’s Connections Project has bucked the trend this International Women’s Day.. The project employs more than three times the average

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Rhiannon Tuffield
Mar 08 2018
News

Giving women confidence

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2018. Shepparton deputy mayor Seema Abdullah believes there are a multitude of barriers facing women today, but the region is a good place to support and encourage women.. A Pakistani national, Cr Abdullah migrated to

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Rhiannon Tuffield
Mar 08 2018
News

Battle is on

State Member for Shepparton Suzanna Sheed has told The News she will again run for the seat in November’s Victorian election, while Cheryl Hammer has been confirmed as the Liberal party candidate.. Ms Sheed secured the electorate in 2014, in

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Rhiannon Tuffield
Mar 08 2018
Breaking News

Sheed and Hammer vie for Shepparton seat

Member for Shepparton Suzanna Sheed has told The News she will again run for the seat of Shepparton at November’s state election.. Shepparton businesswoman and long-time community advocate Cheryl Hammer has been selected to contest the seat

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Rhiannon Tuffield
Mar 07 2018
News

Ag workforce is declining

A series of community economic profiles released by Murray-Darling Basin Authority has highlighted a dramatic loss of employment among irrigation-dependant communities, according to State Member for Shepparton Suzanna Sheed.. Released by the

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Rhiannon Tuffield
Mar 07 2018
News

Two escape injury in collision

Two drivers have escaped serious injury following a collision on a major highway north of Congupna, just after 5pm yesterday.. Emergency services attended the two-vehicle crash between a four-wheel drive and a tow truck on Goulburn Valley Hwy, with

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Rhiannon Tuffield
Mar 07 2018
News

Grenade find

A number of residential streets at Euroa were evacuated yesterday, following the discovery of a hand grenade.. Euroa police said the object was discovered by a woman who was cleaning out a McGuinness St home, which belonged to an elderly friend

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Rhiannon Tuffield
Mar 07 2018
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