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Finley veteran reaches maiden century

It was a special moment for Finley’s veteran opener Daniel Hibberd on Saturday, scoring his first career century against Cobram-Yarroweyah United in Finley.. Finley has been in a two-season long slump in the Premier Division and were not only

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Jan 17 2018
Sport

Marshall leads Dees

Jerilderie veteran onballer Chris Marshall will coach the Demons for a second time in the Picola & District Football League.. The 2017 seniors best and fairest and Jerilderie life member first led the side in 2016 before taking a year away from

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James Bennett
Jan 10 2018
Sport

Johnson’s quartet win Armstrong event

Terry Johnson’s Wangaratta team was the winner of the 44th Armstrong Quadripartite at Finley Bowling Club on Thursday.. Johnson, who has attended the event every year since it began, teamed with Ian Brimblecombe, Trevor Selwood and Brian

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Jan 17 2018
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Relocations at standstill

The future of the Federal Government’s decentralisation agenda is up in the air, with questions raised about whether the program is running on schedule.. Former Regional Development Minister Fiona Nash announced in April that federal

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Shepparton News
Jan 20 2018
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Time change for opening weekend of duck season

The 2018 duck hunting season begins on Saturday, March 17, with the Victorian Government making changes to a number of things including the starting times for the opening weekend.. Instead of starting at the standard time of half an hour before

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Rodney Woods
Jan 19 2018
Dairy

Watch out for disease

Dairy Australia is reminding farmers to remain vigilant and on the lookout for mycoplasma in their cows and calves.. An emerging cause of disease in cows and calves in Australian dairy herds for more than a decade, Dairy Australia said mycoplasm

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
Cropping

Check out crop trials

Birchip Cropping Group members are invited to the group’s annual Trials Review Day with results from a number of trials to be discussed.. The Friday, February 16 event will feature a number of presentations including crop variety updates on

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
Water

Lake weed faces chop

Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority will commence a draw-down of Lake Benalla on January 29 to combat noxious weeds.. Undertaken in conjunction with Benalla Rural City Council and Goulburn-Murray Water, the draw-down will help to control

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
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Breaky Burrito with spice Chilli Bacon

Brekky Burrito with Spicy Chilli Bacon. Serves: 1-2. Ingredients:. 2 rashers of Primo Premium Selections Spicy Chilli Bacon, chopped into 2cm pieces. 1 avocado, diced. 1 tomato, seeded, flesh diced. 1 small red onion, finely diced. 2 free-range

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
Water

Campaspe has low risk of spill

Northern Victoria resource manager Mark Bailey has declared a low risk of spill in the Campaspe system.. Dr Bailey said the risk of spill in the Campaspe system during 2017-18 was now below the 10 per cent threshold needed for a declaration to be

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
News

Everything old is new again

Quambatook Heritage Working Machinery Association members have been busy repairing their machines in preparation for this year’s harvest days at the Quambatook Tractor Pull Complex.. Association secretary Graeme Lehmann said he had his hands

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
Livestock

New directors for sheep body

Sheep Producers Australia has appointed two independent directors to its skills-based board.. Chris Mirams will become executive chair and Anne Astin will be an independent, non-executive director, who will chair the Audit and Risk Committee

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
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Fined $72,000 for...

A Shepparton fruit-packing company has been fined $72000 for its role in a scalping accident that tore off the scalp and an ear of a young Irish backpacker.. Kalafatis Packing faced Shepparton Magistrates’ Court last Thursday on charges

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
Livestock

Plans to simplify...

Legislation is seeking to establish a one-stop shop for export rules and agricultural goods in a bid to minimise export costs and drive productivity.. Introduced to Federal Parliament by Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce, the bill will replace 17

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Shepparton News
Jan 18 2018
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Solar gets funding

Australian solar cell research has received a $29.2million boost from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency, with University of New South Wales capturing the lion’s share with 11 of the 22 projects.. ‘‘Australia is at the

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Shepparton News
Jan 18 2018
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Congress faces looming govt shutdown

A meeting between President Donald Trump and Democratic Senate leader Chuck Schumer has failed to produce a deal.

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AAP News
Jan 20 2018
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Firefighters battle winds in NSW blaze

NSW firefighters are working to control a bushfire that's burnt 20,000 hectares of land in the Pilliga Forest in northwest NSW.

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AAP News
Jan 20 2018
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US couple used starvation to control kids

Experts say the US couple accused of beating, shackling and abusing their children may have used starvation as a weapon to control them.

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AAP News
Jan 20 2018
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One year on from fatal Bourke St rampage

A private memorial service will be held to mark one year since six people died and dozens were injured as a car careened down Melbourne's Bourke Street Mall.

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AAP News
Jan 20 2018
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Labor MPs may wait months for High Court

The first two Labor members caught in the citizenship fiasco may have to wait until March to find out if they can remain in federal parliament.

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AAP News
Jan 20 2018
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Stark suicide rates among ex-ADF soldiers

Men discharged from the military for medical reasons, or in ranks other than commissioned officer, are at much higher risk of suicide than their peers.

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AAP News
Jan 19 2018
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Former diplomat accused of sexual assault

Sir Trevor Garland, who served as honorary consul to the Solomon Islands, has faced court over accusations he sexually assaulted a man in Sydney last year.

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AAP News
Jan 19 2018
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SA swelters on third day of extreme heat

South Australian hospitals treated more than 50 people for health-related illnesses as the state sweltered through a third day of extreme temperatures.

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AAP News
Jan 19 2018
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Gladys says 'no' to Australia Day change

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian says she doesn't want the date of Australia Day changed but notes the importance of recognising indigenous culture.

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AAP News
Jan 19 2018
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Vic government denies stacking MFB board

The Victorian government has denied stacking the MFB board to push through a controversial pay deal.

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AAP News
Jan 19 2018
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Stepping off a Bourke St tram into chaos

Australian Associated Press journalist Luke Costin was on a tram in Melbourne's CBD one year ago when a car raced through Bourke St, hitting dozens of people.

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AAP News
Jan 19 2018
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