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About 1200 roll in for ball

Cars and utes brandishing number plates from most states of Australia rolled into Finley over the weekend for the annual Finley Apex Rice Strippers Ball.. Held at the Finley Showgrounds on Saturday, the B&S ball attracted about 1200 people

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Southern Rive...
May 26 2017
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Point planning

Murrumbidgee Council will host public workshops this month where Darlington Point residents can have input into the proposed plan for the town.. The two workshops will take place on Tuesday, May 30 at the Darlington Point Club.. A session will be

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Southern Rive...
May 26 2017
Sport

Cross country course success

Finley Pony Club held a hugely successful Horse Trials/Supercross and Combined Training competition late last month.. The day was a massive success with 160 riders competing on the beautifully presented grounds.. The Finley Pony Club committee and

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Southern Rive...
May 26 2017
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Dairy

Concern at visa fees

The ‘‘no-frills’’ federal budget has delivered on some priorities for the dairy industry, but not without raising concerns about changes to visa fees, according to Australian Dairy Farmers.. Interim chief executive officer John McQueen said

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Shepparton News
May 27 2017
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Committee staying in Canberra

The parliamentary committee charged with looking into decentralisation will spend most of its time in Canberra.. The Senate References Committee is conducting hearings into decentralisation of Commonwealth offices but will only visit one rural

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Shepparton News
May 27 2017
Livestock

UDV calling for Q fever program

The UDV have called on the state and federal governments to fund a Victoria-wide Q fever pre-screening and vaccination program in regional areas to ensure dairy farmers and their employees are immunised against the illness.. At the UDV’s annual

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Alana Christe...
May 27 2017
Dairy

Dairy land dwindles

The land area devoted to dairying in the Goulburn Murray region has dropped by one third in less than 10 years, according to new studies released in Shepparton last night.. The reports also found the remaining dairy farms were heavily reliant on

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Shepparton News
May 26 2017
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Workers allegedly underpaid

A Melbourne fruit and vegetable operator is facing court for allegedly providing false records to the Fair Work Ombudsman and for underpaying more than $130000 to two workers.. Stephen Fanous is the director of A & S Wholesale Fruit and

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Shepparton News
May 26 2017
News

Kicking up a stink

Perfumes in household products are causing a stink for a third of Australians who get migraines and asthma attacks from them, new research shows.. The University of Melbourne study, published in the journal Preventive Medicine Reports, found that

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Shepparton News
May 26 2017
Dairy

Pulford pledges support

Victoria’s next generation of dairy farmers have been celebrated with the Andrews Government continuing its support for the industry at the UDV Young Farmers Breakfast held recently.. Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford officially opened the UDV

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Shepparton News
May 26 2017
Livestock

Call to upgrade yards

A community submission says an investment into upgrading the Deniliquin Saleyards to a regional selling centre is paramount to guarantee the future of this essential service to Deniliquin and the surrounding area.. A request seeking funds for the

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Shepparton News
May 25 2017
Dairy

Taking a close look at farming

Community Landcare and Agriculture Leadership program participants explored what dairy farming might look like in the future on a recent trip to the Goulburn Valley.. Now in its fourth year, the program is designed to assist participants develop

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Shepparton News
May 25 2017
Viticulture

Some record May rains...

Last week, a cut off low pressure which moved inland from the Bight region into NSW and QLD brought some heavy rainfalls at scattered places in both NSW and QLD. On Friday morning 19th May, Hay with 42 mms and nearby towns, Boorooban and Burrabogie

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Peter Nelson
May 25 2017
Livestock

Cruelty fines

Animal cruelty offenders have been fined a total of $85000 in the past month.. The cases — one in Kyabram and the other at Tragowel — both saw farmers fined for their failure to look after the welfare of the animals in their care.. Victoria’s

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Shepparton News
May 25 2017
News

Financial body...

The rural financing body dubbed ‘Barnaby’s bank’ will have its home in the NSW central west from next year.. Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce announced the Regional Investment Corporation’s Orange headquarters during a visit on Tuesday

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Shepparton News
May 25 2017
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BA cancels flights from London

British Airways has cancelled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick amid an IT failure.

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AAP News
May 28 2017
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Barrett-less Hurricanes beat dogged Bulls

The Bulls are beaten 34-20 by a Hurricanes team missing Beauden Barrett, who is suffering from headaches.

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AAP News
May 28 2017
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Corby family thanks supporters

The Corby family has called for privacy while thanking supporters as Schapelle Corby arrived back in Australia.

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AAP News
May 28 2017
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Corby bids Bali goodbye

After weeks of media speculation and waiting, Schapelle Corby's departure proved swift, ingenious, at times comical and was done with much fanfare.

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AAP News
May 28 2017
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Schapelle Corby back home but not seen

Schapelle Corby has made a media-free exit from Brisbane Airport after landing early on Sunday morning following her deportation from Bali.

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AAP News
May 28 2017

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