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Murray Irrigation set to name candidates Friday

Candidates contesting the Murray Irrigation Limited board shareholder director elections are expected to be announced this Friday.. The company has said the so far undisclosed number of nominees come from a range of backgrounds and represent a good

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Southern Rive...
Apr 19 2018
Sport

Strong A grade effort against Tongala

Saturday’s weather could not have been any more atrocious, however Finley A grade’s performance was far from that on their home courts.. The Cats’ young side played well above their years to push perennial Murray League finalist

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Southern Rive...
Apr 19 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
News

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
News

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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Cops seek clues in Vic scrub to shooting

A burn-off has been conducted near Victoria's Great Ocean Road so detectives can search for more clues in the fatal shooting of a Melbourne man.

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AAP News
Apr 19 2018
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Marshall wants Google in Adelaide

South Australian Premier Steve Marshall says he'd like to see Google move its Australian headquarters to Adelaide.

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AAP News
Apr 19 2018
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Brother of Vic rampage accused spared jail

The brother of Melbourne's accused Bourke Street rampage driver has been spared jail for assaulting his mother and breaking her door.

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AAP News
Apr 19 2018
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Meghan Markle gives Oroton a major boost

Luxury accessories brand Oroton has received an unexpected hand from future royal Meghan Markle, who has sported one of its bags at a public event in London.

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AAP News
Apr 19 2018
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$50-a-week wage rise will boost jobs: ACTU

The Australian Council of Trade Unions has released projections that claim its push for a $50-a-week rise in the minimum wage will create up to 57,000 jobs.

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AAP News
Apr 19 2018
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Morrison defends timing of bank commission

Treasurer Scott Morrison has deplored the "despitcable" behaviour of the wealth management arms of AMP and CBA,

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AAP News
Apr 19 2018
News

Drunk driver in court over fatal SA crash

An Adelaide drunk driver has asked for a suspended jail sentence in relation to a crash that claimed the life of a friend.

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AAP News
Apr 19 2018
News

Sydney's new light rail delayed until 2020

Businesses and residents along Sydney's troubled light rail project may have to wait until March 2020 to see trams running on the rails.

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AAP News
Apr 19 2018
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Harvey Norman sells stake in apparel group

Funiture and consumer electronics retailer Harvey Norman has sold its stake in ASX-listed apparel brands supplier Gazal.

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AAP News
Apr 19 2018
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Poor Westpac advice cost retirement dream

Westpac admits a senior financial planner gave poor advice to a couple that cost them their dream retirement.

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AAP News
Apr 19 2018
News

Rebel deserved reply and apology: lawyer

Hollywood star Rebel Wilson deserved an apology rather than a court trial after she was painted as a serial liar in magazine articles, the actor's lawyer says.

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AAP News
Apr 19 2018
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