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Shire Foodshare support

Berrigan Shire Council has donated $5000 to the Moira Foodshare program.. The program provides free emergency food relief to families across the region and is available in both Cobram and Yarrawonga.. Berrigan Shire general manager Rowan Perkins

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Southern Rive...
May 25 2018
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New-look hotel marks 120 years next month

The 2018 re-opening of the Country Club Hotel marks the 120th year of the hotel’s existence.. At the time of the opening on June 22, 1898 it was the third hotel to open in the town — preceded by Murray Hut (1879) and Tuppal (1893)

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Southern Rive...
May 24 2018
Sport

Live stream - Three Jacks Trophy

Watch the first Three Jacks Trophy match streamed live HERE on Friday, March 30 from 1.45pm.. If you can't get to the match, get all the excitement of this rivalry clash to your connected TV, phone or computer.. If you are at the game enjoy the

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Southern Rive...
Mar 21 2018
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Water

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
News

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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Firefighters still battling WA blazes

Firefighters are still battling a string of bushfires in Western Australia's south that have destroyed at least one home and buildings at a holiday-stay farm.

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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 to begin negotiations about reparations now that it's 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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Film mogul Weinstein charged with rape

Harvey Weinstein will plead not guilty to rape and sex abuse charges, his lawyer says; the film mogul, out on $US1 million bail, has surrendered his passport.

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AAP News
May 26 2018
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Still chance of June 12 US-N. Korea summit

What was off is on again, with US President Donald Trump saying there is still a chance the summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un could happen on June 12.

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AAP News
May 26 2018
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Minister to open new bridge in Vietnam

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop is in Vietnam this weekend for bilateral talks and will be opening a bridge that Australia helped finance.

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AAP News
May 26 2018
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Aust holds Russia responsible over MH17

Australia has notified the Russian Federation that it holds it responsible for its role in the downing of MH17.

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AAP News
May 25 2018
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Nun defies order to leave Philippines

Australian nun Sister Patricia Fox is defying an order to leave the Philippines, with the Catholic Church and her supporters hoping she won't be arrested.

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AAP News
May 25 2018
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Bomb in Canadian restaurant injures 15

A bomb has been set off in a restaurant in the Canadian city of Mississauga, wounding 15 people, with three in a critical condition.

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AAP News
May 25 2018
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NSW builder found guilty of 2011 murder

A NSW jury has found a Sydney builder guilty of the 2011 murder of his neighbour and one of his two co-accused accused guilty of being accessory after the fact.

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AAP News
May 25 2018
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