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Berrigan netball court given funding priority

Berrigan Shire Council has agreed the netball courts in Berrigan should take top priority for funding from the state government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund.. In the past month, Berrigan Shire residents have been asked by council to

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James Bennett
Aug 23 2017
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Former councillor is settling into retirement

As the first councillors of the new Murrumbidgee Council are preparing for their first meeting, one former Jerilderie Shire councillor is settling into retirement.. Laurie Henery was first elected as a councillor for Jerilderie Shire in September

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James Bennett
Aug 30 2017
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John, Alan rallying with ‘Rosie’

John Milne and Alan Smith have been bestowed a great honour, and are driving the flagship vehicle of the 2017 Cystic Fibrosis Great Escape.. The pair took control of ‘Rosie’ the car on Friday, and started their 11-day car rally journey

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Anne Freestone
Sep 15 2017
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Hay Caps celebrates milestone

Hay Caps is celebrating a birthday, with the business having manufactured the local invention on a southern Riverina family’s farm for a decade.. Invented back in 2006 by Tocumwal hay producers Phil and Lynda Snowden, the product has been

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Alana Christe...
Sep 22 2017
Water

Surface Drainage Program kicks off

A range of customers in the Shepparton Irrigation Region (SIR) are set to benefit from a new Surface Drainage Program.. The SIR falls mostly within the Goulburn Broken catchment, and covers the Murray Valley, Shepparton, Central Goulburn and

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Shepparton News
Sep 22 2017
Water

Groundwater allocations

Goulburn-Murray Water has announced a maximum annual allocation of 100 per cent for all Mid-Loddon Groundwater Management Area customers for the 2017-18 season.. The Mid-Loddon Groundwater Management Area extends from Moolort in the south to Calivil

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Shepparton News
Sep 22 2017
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Fined $1.3m for breaches

The death of a chicken farm worker, killed by a forklift in the middle of the night, has led to a liquidated Victorian company being fined $1.13million for workplace breaches.. The contracting business, which formerly operated as CK Crouch Pty Ltd

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Shepparton News
Sep 22 2017
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Built to meet specific needs

NSW farmer Paul Cudden knew the first of Paxton Plow Co’s CB6 Cultibars was going to be right for him because it was effectively built to meet his requirements.. No-one else is building a machine to anything like its specifications, according

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Shepparton News
Sep 22 2017
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Crop trial field day

A spring field day will showcase the range of trials run by Riverine Plains and FAR Australia.. The field day will be held at the Riverine Research Centre in Forges Rd, Burramine on Thursday, September 28.. The RRC is a partnership between Riverine

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Shepparton News
Sep 22 2017
Water

Report supports NWI’s outcomes

The National Water Initiative has made a ‘‘significant contribution’’ to better managing Australia’s natural resources, according to a Productivity Commission draft report.. The report was tasked with assessing the

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Shepparton News
Sep 22 2017
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Hoping to finish well

Hay makers are hoping for one more solid downpour in the coming days to help finish off their crop, according to AW Ag Contracting owner Adam Whipp.. Mr Whipp, from Nanneella, who contracts out 40000 square and round hay bales a year in addition to

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Rodney Woods
Sep 22 2017
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Lots to do at fodder conference

The Australian Fodder Industry Association’s 2017 National Fodder Conference was held last month on the Gold Coast, with the machinery on show generating interest.. With a theme of ‘Feeding Innovation, Growing Success’, delegates

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Rodney Woods
Sep 22 2017
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Rounding up a new...

With the introduction of the 0 Series round balers for the 2018 hay making season, John Deere is offering its first North American-built round baler pre-cutter and the industry’s first 1.5m pre-cutter baler.. The four models that comprise the

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Shepparton News
Sep 21 2017
Water

Hanlon facing...

The former managing director of Goulburn-Murray Water and NSW top water bureaucrat Gavin Hanlon has been stood down amid allegations of misconduct.. Mr Hanlon, who held the managing director job at Goulburn-Murray Water from 2011 to 2014, was stood

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Rodney Woods
Sep 21 2017
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Helping vets save pets

University of Melbourne has developed the SnakeMap project, that aims to better predict, prevent, diagnose and treat snakebite in animals as well as people.. The SnakeMap project is the first of its kind in Australia and was devised by emergency and

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Shepparton News
Sep 21 2017
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Fourth charged over Melbourne murder

A fourth person has been charged with the murder of 43-year-old Paul Costa, whose body was found in a Melbourne park in July.

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AAP News
Sep 22 2017
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London bombing could've been 'much worse'

The "very dangerous bomb" that injured 30 on a London train could have caused even more damage, the Metropolitan Police chief says.

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AAP News
Sep 22 2017
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NSW murderer was 'blinded by my love'

A man who knifed his ex-partner and murdered her dining companion at a Sydney restaurant said he was "blinded by my love for her".

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AAP News
Sep 22 2017
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High-rise horror as Melbourne pair plummet

Two window cleaners have been rescued in Melbourne after their platform malfunctioned and plummeted several floors.

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AAP News
Sep 22 2017
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Fairfax shareholders' 1 for 10 Domain deal

Fairfax Media shareholders will vote on the separation of the Domain real estate business on November 2.

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AAP News
Sep 22 2017
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Court rules One Nation senator British

The High Court has ruled One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts was a duel British and Australian citizen when nominated for parliament.

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AAP News
Sep 22 2017
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Australian greyhounds ending up in China

Greyhounds Australasia has temporarily suspended a scheme that allows dogs to be exported to the US, amid concerns they are ending up in China.

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AAP News
Sep 22 2017
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Grylls can be a rocket in Canberra: Joyce

Former Nationals WA leader Brendon Grylls would be a "rocket" in federal parliament but it is his call whether he wants to pursue it, Barnaby Joyce says.

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Sep 22 2017
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North Korea bomb would be 'crazy': Joyce

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce says he is worried for the region after North Korea threatened to test launch a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean.

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AAP News
Sep 22 2017
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Gillard delighted with her portrait artist

Award-winning artist Vincent Fantauzzo will paint the official portrait of Australia's first female prime minister.

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AAP News
Sep 22 2017
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NBN CEO pocketed $3.6m again in 2016/17

NBN Co chief executive Bill Morrow was paid $3.6 million for a second straight year in 2016/17, but just $1.16 million was linked to the network's performance.

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AAP News
Sep 22 2017
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