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Open for business

Long queues of prospective customers and interested locals lined Chanter St in Berrigan on Monday for the opening of the new Bendigo Bank branch.. Located at the Berrigan Shire offices, it is the only bank located in Berrigan and replaces the NAB

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Southern Rive...
Jan 17 2018
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Syd wants Finley to ‘fly the flag’

Finley Chamber of Commerce vice president Syd Dudley is calling on community groups and sporting clubs to pool money and buy new town flags.. Finley has 10 flag tracks attached to power poles along Murray St that are only used for eight weeks of the

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James Bennett
Jan 17 2018
Sport

Olsen hits hole-in-one

Tocumwal. Sunday’s par event was highlighted by a hole-in-one from Paul Olsen on the 17th.. The tremendous shot wasn’t enough for Olsen to win however, with Joel Nancarrow on +4 the Division One winner on countback from Neil Bull

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Jan 17 2018
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Donation helps CFA

The City of Greater Shepparton Country Fire Authority group has received a funding injection of almost $6000 thanks to Fairley’s Supa IGA supermarket.. Group manager Ian Martin accepted a cheque of $5694 from Fairley’s Supa IGA owner

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Shepparton News
Jan 18 2018
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Records broken

Recreational anglers in Victoria are celebrating the release of more than a million trout in 2017 — a new record that will substantially improve freshwater fishing opportunities for keen anglers and their families.. Increasing fish stocking is

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Shepparton News
Jan 18 2018
Dairy

Holsteins to go under hammer

Fifth generation dairy farmer Darren Crawford has owned his own farm since mid-2012 and he has been dairying ever since he left school at the end of 2000.. But after five years of ownership, the Invergordon farmer and his young family have decided

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Rodney Woods
Jan 18 2018
Dairy

Aiming for quality, not quantity

The Railtons don’t have a dairy on their property, but they will be entering five young stock in International Dairy Week.. In fact, if you see their 40ha farm near Echuca you might find more sheep than dairy cattle.. But don’t mistake

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Shepparton News
Jan 17 2018
Livestock

Survey listens to rural voices

Australian livestock producers are being encouraged to participate in a number of surveys that will contribute to research to improve animal health and biosecurity.. Researchers from the Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation are calling for

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Shepparton News
Jan 17 2018
Dairy

Elite genetics for sale

High-achieving cattle sales are a regular part of International Dairy Week and the industry is still talking about the record set last year.. A Holstein calf with a superb genetic history sold for $251000 at the Wednesday night sale.. The calf was

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Shepparton News
Jan 17 2018
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Heat kills flying foxes

More than 500 flying foxes died in Sydney during the recent heatwave and experts say global warming could lead to more fatalities and a reduction in tree cover because bats are key to seed dispersal.. With temperatures reaching 45.1°C on January

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Shepparton News
Jan 17 2018
Livestock

New product a real winner

Yarrawonga sheep producer Daimien Vodusek was one of Australia’s first farmers to purchase a brand new product that’s being heralded as a huge step forward in the fight against worms — and in doing so won a pair of Samsung Gear

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Shepparton News
Jan 17 2018
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2018 duck season sees new rules introduced

The Game Management Authority (GMA) has outlined the arrangements for the 2018 duck season, including changes made by the Government to hunting regulations. The 2018 season will commence on Saturday 17 March, and will last 12 weeks, closing on

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Shepparton News
Jan 17 2018
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Embrace new lamb ad

Meat & Livestock Australia has launched its annual summer lamb campaign, which this year features singing, dancing and celebrating the one thing all Australians can agree on — Aussie lamb.. Building on the long established We Love Our Lamb

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Shepparton News
Jan 17 2018
Dairy

IDW veterans may call...

When December rolls around each year at Dean and Dianna Malcolm’s Zeerust property, it’s a sign that their favourite time of year is near — International Dairy Week.. Having attended dairy week for more than a decade under the

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Alana Christe...
Jan 17 2018
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High hopes for plan

The Liberal-Nationals coalition says it will establish a new High Country Hall of Fame if it wins November’s Victorian election.. Regional Victoria and Decentralisation Shadow Minister Peter Walsh announced the plan with State Member for Ovens

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Shepparton News
Jan 17 2018
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Police comb home of starving siblings

A US couple is set to go before a judge in California on charges of torture and child endangerment of 13 siblings held captive in the family home.

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AAP News
Jan 18 2018
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Whitehaven cuts full-year output forecast

Whitehaven has downgraded its saleable coal production guidance for the full year, despite output and sales rising in the six months to December 31.

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AAP News
Jan 18 2018
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Captive kids likely coerced into silence

Thirteen siblings held captive in their own home may been victims of a "cultish doomsday type of religion", experts speculate.

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AAP News
Jan 18 2018
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Tillerson sees Syria regime change

The US wants a regime change in Syria but intends maintaining an open-ended military presence there, says Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

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AAP News
Jan 18 2018
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Woodside Petroleum FY output falls 11.1%

Woodside has reported an 11.1 per cent drop in full-year production to 84.4 million barrels of oil equivalent, but has just achieved its revised guidance.

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AAP News
Jan 18 2018
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At least 33 bodies found in Mexico grave

Authorities in the Pacific coast Mexican state of Nayarit say they are investigating the remains of at least 33 people found in four clandestine graves.

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AAP News
Jan 18 2018
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BHP boosts H1 copper, energy coal output

BHP Billiton says it has produced more copper and energy coal in the first half of 2018, but its petroleum and metallurgical coal volumes have dropped.

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AAP News
Jan 18 2018
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Fire and Fury to be adapted into TV series

Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House appears headed for the small screen with the author of the explosive text, Michael Wolff, as executive producer.

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AAP News
Jan 18 2018
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Progress made on TPP trade deal: Turnbull

Malcolm Turnbull has arrived in Tokyo for talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, with North Korea, trade and closer defence ties on the agenda.

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AAP News
Jan 18 2018
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Bannon appears before Russia probe

Steve Bannon, Donald Trump's former top aide, has appeared before a probe into Russian meddling in the election, but the White House directed his answers.

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AAP News
Jan 18 2018
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Uluru helicopter crash leaves two critical

A pilot and a male passenger are in a critical condition after a helicopter carrying four people crashed near Uluru in the Northern Territory.

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AAP News
Jan 18 2018
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