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Furniture designer to open local workshop

Talented designer Kate Small is ready to share her fine furniture making skills with Berrigan and beyond.. The talented 25 year-old is opening her own workshop — Kate Small Design — about 10km from Berrigan, where she will showcase and

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Jul 21 2017
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Rice rules stripped

Restrictions on rice growing in the Murray Valley have been reduced, with Murray Irrigation Limited’s decision to remove its Rice Growing Rules and an associated Rice Growers Charge.. The historic rules limit the area that can be sown to rice

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Jul 21 2017
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Club wants guest numbers confirmed for Mock Wedding

Tocumwal Football and Netball Club are hosting a Mock Wedding on July 29.. This event is an over 18 night, and those who have indicated they are going should contact Sarah Quick and pay for their tickets.. Remember to bring along your friends for

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Jul 21 2017
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Commodities index unchanged

Higher wheat prices and improved dairy auction results were offset by poorer livestock prices and weakness in sugar and cotton to leave the NAB Rural Commodities Index unchanged in June.. The latest Rural Commodities Wrap from NAB Agribusiness

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Rodney Woods
Jul 23 2017
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Company has winning formula

Wattle Health Australia shares have soared after the infant formula supplier acquired a stake in Australian infant formula maker Blend & Pack, helping to secure its business in China.. Shares in Wattle Health gained 10.5¢, or 22.1 per cent, to

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Shepparton News
Jul 23 2017
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Entries open for fire awards

Applications for the 2017 Fire Awareness Awards are now open for individuals, community groups and organisations to submit innovative projects that help reduce the incidence and impact of fire in Victoria.. ‘‘Every day across Victoria people are

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Shepparton News
Jul 23 2017
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Dealership long relied upon

O’Connors Shepparton has had a long history as a dealer for Lely Australia products, and the Mueller family from Kyabram has taken advantage of this long-time partnership.. The Shepparton company has been in partnership with Lely Australia for

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Shepparton News
Jul 22 2017
Water

New guide to Waranga waterways

Goulburn-Murray Water has released a new-look Waranga Basin Recreation Guide to provide key information about one of the state’s largest inland waterways.. The guide, printed on waterproof paper, provides visitors with important information on

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Shepparton News
Jul 22 2017
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Celebrating women’s health

A women’s celebration and information night will be held in Cohuna next week.. Guest speakers include Dr Margreet Stegeman, an obstetrician and gynaecologist who will be speaking on behalf of Jean Hailes for Women’s Health.. Dr Megan Belot

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Shepparton News
Jul 22 2017
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Recipe for healthy kids

According to new research released by Medibank, Australian parents believe it is beneficial for children to help prepare meals at home because it leads to improved life skills and bonding opportunities, yet technology, late nights at work, and other

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Shepparton News
Jul 21 2017
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Nominate your local volunteers!

The Andrews Labor Government is urging people to nominate hard-working volunteers from Northern Victoria in this year’s Victorian Premier’s Volunteer Champions Awards.. Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, said the

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Shepparton News
Jul 21 2017
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Something for every farm

Farm machinery dealer Rural Group has been around the Goulburn Valley for a while but it has only had a Shepparton branch for two years.. With Rural Group having had a presence in Echuca and Cobram for much longer, it was inevitable it would end up

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Shepparton News
Jul 21 2017
Livestock

It’s Ewe Time forums...

A new series of one of the sheep industry’s most popular extension and adoption programs — It’s Ewe Time — is being rolled out in August, designed to increase producer awareness of the principles, practices and tools of sheep enterprise

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Shepparton News
Jul 21 2017
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Pros and cons of...

Economic thresholds of owning, co-owning or contracting machinery was the topic of the discussion by a Farm 360 consultant at a recent Birchip Cropping Group event.. Speaking at the Birchip Cropping Group’s Future Farmers Expo, Simon Craig said it

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Shepparton News
Jul 21 2017
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A machine to fit your...

A new range of Krone machinery has options for all silage needs, with mowers, rakes and tedders on offer to fit a range of operations and needs.. Echuca CIH sales representative Leo Dullard said the new range of Swadro Rakes, the TC640 and the

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Shepparton News
Jul 21 2017
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Abbott's win for reform at Liberal meeting

Former prime minister Tony Abbott's motions to reform the NSW Liberal party have received overwhelming support at a special convention in Sydney.

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AAP News
Jul 24 2017
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Kalgoorlie youth facility plans reviewed

Plans to build more facilities for troubled youth in the WA mining town of Kalgoorlie have stalled since an emergency summit held after Elijah Doughty's death.

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AAP News
Jul 23 2017
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Dutton calls for gay marriage postal vote

Senior Liberal Peter Dutton believes there should be a postal plebiscite on marriage equality to put the matter to rest once and for all.

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AAP News
Jul 23 2017
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Shorten calls for four-year federal terms

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten wants the government to co-operate with a bid to hold federal election every four years instead of three.

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AAP News
Jul 23 2017
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Jobs boom for Melbourne's Metro Tunnel

Melbourne's Metro Tunnel rail project will create 7000 jobs, 2000 more than originally predicted, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews says.

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AAP News
Jul 23 2017
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New pics released of Diana and her boys

Sweet childhood photographs of Prince William and Harry have been published for the first time to mark the 20th anniversary of Princess Diana's death.

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AAP News
Jul 23 2017
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PM just wants to keep people safe: Dutton

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has defended the prime minister's decision to form a home affairs ministry which he will lead.

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AAP News
Jul 23 2017
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Justine's US death may have been filmed

A cyclist's footage appears to be the only video from Justine Damond's police shooting in the US.

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AAP News
Jul 23 2017
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Abbott hails win for Liberal party unity

NSW Liberals have endorsed a reform plan proposed by former prime minister Tony Abbott and conservative backers, but party dissension is still obvious.

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AAP News
Jul 23 2017
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East Timor's Fretilin claims 'victory'

The emergence of opposition parties in East Timor's parliamentary election shows growing dissatisfaction with the status quo, experts say.

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AAP News
Jul 23 2017
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Former Liberal staffer WA's next senator

Former political staffer Slade Brockman will fill the casual senate vacancy left by the retiring Chris Back.

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AAP News
Jul 22 2017
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