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New Superintendent to continue his local focus

No local senior police officers will be relocated to Albury when a NSW Police Force merger is implemented at the end of next month.. That is the confirmation received this week from Albury-based Superintendent Evan Quarmby who has been appointed as

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Southern Rive...
Feb 14 2018
Sport

Pennant champions

There were plenty of celebrations at the Finley Golf Club on Sunday after its pennant team returned home victorious from the 2017/18 Mid Murray season grand final playoff.. Finley defeated old rival Deniliquin 3/2 in the fourball pennant decider

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Southern Rive...
Feb 14 2018
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South will suffer

Southern NSW irrigators will be at risk of losing even more productive water if amendments which could relieve social and economic suffering associated with the Murray Darling Basin Plan are disallowed.. That is the message to come out a special

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Southern Riverina News
Feb 14 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
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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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Ardent expects to trade profitably in H2

Dreamworld operator Ardent Leisure has shrunk its first-half loss by more than two-thirds and says it expects to trade profitably in the second half.

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AAP News
Feb 26 2018
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Rainbow flag flying at Sydney police HQ

NSW Police has raised the rainbow flag alongside the Australian flag ahead of the Mardi Gras in Sydney.

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AAP News
Feb 26 2018
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Abseiling parliament protesters fined

Speaker Tony Smith says two protesters who abseiled down Parliament House in 2016 were fined $1500 each, half the maximum amount for their crime.

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AAP News
Feb 26 2018
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Border boss frustration 'understandable'

A nine-month investigation into the conduct of the Australian Border Force boss is now being overseen by the head of Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet.

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AAP News
Feb 26 2018
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Students return to Florida school

Students at a Florida high school where 17 of their classmates and staff members were killed have returned as they prepare for the school's reopening this week.

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AAP News
Feb 26 2018
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New Nats leader McCormack vows to fight

Despite a low profile, former newspaper editor Michael McCormack has claimed the Nationals' leadership.

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AAP News
Feb 26 2018
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QBE sells Latin America ops after FY loss

Insurance giant QBE has slid to a full-year loss of $US1.25 billion and announced the sale of most of its Latin American operations to Zurich Insurance.

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AAP News
Feb 26 2018
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SA must join abuse compo scheme: Xenophon

Nick Xenophon says SA will join a commonwealth scheme for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse if the SA-BEST party wins the balance of power in March.

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AAP News
Feb 26 2018
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Report details university hazing rituals

A new report on sexual violence and hazing at uni colleges has detailed a series of disturbing alleged rituals at Australia's leading institutions.

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AAP News
Feb 26 2018
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Newcrest buys stake in Ecuador gold mine

Newcrest Mining is investing $A318.8 million to acquire a 27.1 per cent stake in Lundin Gold, which is developing the Fruta del Norte gold mine in Ecuador.

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AAP News
Feb 26 2018
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We don't care who wears the Akubra: ALP

A Labor frontbencher has used the election of a new federal Nationals leader to renew calls for the coalition's power-sharing agreement to be made public.

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AAP News
Feb 26 2018
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