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Top young speakers

Berrigan students Isabel Sierra and Amelia Packer are through to the zone section of the annual Lions Public Speaking Competition.. Students from Berrigan St Columba’s and Berrigan Public School gathered at the public school hall on Thursday

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Southern Rive...
Jun 21 2018
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Finley committee calls for more help at pool

The Finley War Memorial Pool Committee is actively recruiting committee volunteers ahead of its July annual general meeting to ensure there is enough interest to form a management committee.. With a number of committee members being forced to stand

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Southern Rive...
Jun 20 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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Netanyahu's wife charged with fraud

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife Sara has been charged with fraud.

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AAP News
Jun 21 2018
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Qld magistrate's family cleared of assault

The husband and son of a Queensland magistrate have been cleared of assault charges after a trial at which they were accused of attacking a grandmother.

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AAP News
Jun 21 2018
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WA Nats wage war on MacTiernan over sheep

The WA Nationals have called for the resignation of state Agriculture Minister Alannah MacTiernan over her handling of the live sheep export crisis.

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AAP News
Jun 21 2018
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WA dad who stabbed son guilty of murder

A 67-year-old Perth father who confessed to stabbing his son but argued self-defence has been convicted of murder.

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AAP News
Jun 21 2018
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APN shares leap after JCDecaux offer

A surprise offer from French giant JCDecaux for Australia's APN Outdoor has sent shares in the local operator soaring.

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AAP News
Jun 21 2018
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Inquiry into top bureaucrat may be halted

An investigation into whether a top bureaucrat breached the public service code of conduct may be cut short once he leaves the job in August.

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AAP News
Jun 21 2018
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Police investigate Melbourne sex assault

Victoria Police want to speak to witnesses who may be able to fill in the gaps after a woman was sexually assaulted in Melbourne's inner north.

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AAP News
Jun 21 2018
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Qld police make cold case murder arrest

Brisbane homicide detectives have arrested a 51-year-old man over the murder of north Queensland mother Dorothy Britton in 1996.

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AAP News
Jun 21 2018
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Review of smartphone use in NSW schools

Concerns smartphones in schools lead to cyberbullying and distracted children will be addressed in a NSW review which could lead to a phone ban in schools.

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AAP News
Jun 21 2018
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Vic ex-lovers jailed over cyanide killing

A woman and her former lover have been jailed for more than 20 years each for the poisoning murder of her husband in Melbourne.

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AAP News
Jun 21 2018
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Workers winners from tax cuts: Morrison

Business groups expect the tax cuts passed by parliament will provide a boost to spending but welfare advocates warn the plan puts essential services at risk.

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AAP News
Jun 21 2018
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