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MRC’s operational hours standardised

MURRAY River Council will soon be introducing changes to the opening hours of several of its office locations.. General manager Des Bilske said the changes were being made to standardise operational hours across the whole of the council are

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Riverine Herald
May 22 2018
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How to engage effectively with the community

CAMPASPE Shire Council has adopted the Community Engagement Framework which sets out its approach to engaging with the community.. The framework, supported by a policy and toolkit, sets out the direction for the delivery of effective and meaningful

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Riverine Herald
May 22 2018
Lifestyle

Kathleen’s art is a part of Keeping it Wild

AMERICAN-BORN Kathleen Watson is travelling to Echuca to show off her new art exhibition.. Setting up base camp in the Foundry Arts Space on the Murray Esplanade at the Port of Echuca, the exhibition will open its doors on Friday from 6pm.. The

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Riverine Herald
May 21 2018
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Big crowd for annual ball

More than 950 revellers turned out for the Finley Ricestrippers Ball at the Finley Showgrounds on Saturday night.. Hosted by Finley Apex with the assistance of local community groups, organisers said the crowd was well behaved and had a ball.. Apex

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Southern Rive...
May 23 2018
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A & P Electrics at your service

While his father was a truck driver, Euroa resident Paul Hamill comes from a long line of tradespeople.. ‘‘My only sister married an electrician, so I did my trade with him, that’s where it all started,’’ Mr Hamill

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The Telegraph
May 23 2018
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Classic turnout

MORE than 50 people braved the cold on Mother’s Day morning and headed out to walk for a cause.. Organisers were thrilled with the turnout for Girgarre’s first Mother’s Day Classic event — a 4km walk to support breast cancer

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Lachlan Durling
May 23 2018
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Big red haze

Deniliquin NSW Fire & Rescue firefighters were called to the south Deniliquin industrial estate on Friday evening after reports of a large fire.. Concerned residents had contacted emergency services reporting a red haze and smoke billowing into

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Deniliquin Pa...
May 23 2018
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CPR lesson for members

Finley and District Camera Club members learnt how to operate its new CPR defibrillator at its May 10 meeting.. Shepparton paramedic Bronwyn McKenzie showed members how to use the piece of vital technology.. The club received a Federal Government

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Courier Cobram
May 23 2018
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It’s time for a cuppa in fight against cancer

WITH 280 people diagnosed with cancer in Campaspe Shire every year, the region is encouraged to make every cuppa count.. As part of the 25th year of Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea (BMT), people can host a morning tea this May or June for the

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Campaspe News
May 23 2018
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Picturesque drive

Some drives can be more picturesque than others, and this week Rene has shown how lucky we are to live in this part of the world.. With the cooler mornings bringing some fog and lovely pastel colours Rene said he could not wait to go to work each

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Benalla Ensign
May 23 2018
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Tat teen on a mission

Three weeks ago, Tatura’s Taylor Wereszczuk, 17, received the news of her aunty’s leukaemia diagnosis.. Inspired to support her family and help in efforts to find a cure, Miss Wereszczuk decided to shave off her blonde locks to raise

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Shepparton News
May 23 2018
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Royal treatment at Seymour Health

Seymour Health Social Support Group members were treated to a royal event as a royal wedding took place as part of the fun weekly activities planned for the group.. As with any wedding, it was the finishing touches which made the event memorable and

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The Telegraph
May 23 2018
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New chapter for...

CHILDREN’S and family programs will commence while the Bunbunarik Heathcote Children’s Hub is being built.. Working tirelessly on the design and planning of the ‘Hub’, the Heathcote Community Children’s Services

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The McIvor Ti...
May 23 2018
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Thank God for the...

THE Kyabram Salvation Army is calling on locals to dig deep this weekend as they hold their annual Red Shield Appeal.. And they’re also looking for anyone who has time to spare to get involved and go from door to door collecting donations for

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Kyabram Free ...
May 23 2018
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Feral plants, fruit...

Yarroweyah farmer Neville Summerfield has voiced his growing concerns about feral plant species and fruit on roadsides with Member for Ovens Valley Tim McCurdy.. Species such as peppercorn, prickly pear, wild olives and wild fruit trees are becoming

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Courier Cobram
May 23 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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Archbishop Philip Wilson to stand aside

Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson, who was found guilty of concealing allegations of child sexual abuse during the 1970s, is standing aside from his duties.

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AAP News
May 23 2018
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AFP commissioner weighs budget cuts

Andrew Colvin is considering which parts of the Australian Federal Police he can cut to meet the force's budget next year.

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AAP News
May 23 2018
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Europe free trade deal to open up markets

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says Europe's decision to agree to negotiations on a free trade deal will open up new markets.

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AAP News
May 23 2018
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No limits on Ledger scholarship candidates

Australians in Film and the Ledger family plan to cast a wide net to find the 2018 winner of the Heath Ledger scholarship, which opens doors in Hollywood.

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AAP News
May 23 2018
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Chinese bribery allegations 'not new': PM

Malcolm Turnbull says MPs have the right to parliamentary privilege after a backbencher raised bribery allegations against a Chinese-Australian billionaire.

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AAP News
May 23 2018
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Chinese say 'arrogant' Aust needs lesson

Chinese Communist Party mouthpiece The Global Times says it's time "arrogant" Australia is taught a lesson by cutting imports.

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AAP News
May 23 2018
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AACo shutters NT facility after FY loss

Australian Agricultural Company will stop production at its unprofitable Livingstone Beef facility after sinking to a $102.6 million full-year loss.

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AAP News
May 23 2018
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Optus to pay $1.5m after ACCC proceedings

Optus will pay $1.5 million after the consumer watchdog launched proceedings alleging the telco pressured customers to move to the NBN sooner than required.

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AAP News
May 23 2018
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Job vacant: US ambassador to Australia

The former US ambassador to Australia Jeff Bleich believes the embassy's charge d'affaires Jim Caruso should get the top job as various candidates are touted.

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AAP News
May 23 2018
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Zuckerberg has no new answers for EU MPs

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been grilled by European MPs about the Cambridge Analytica scandal but his answers echoed what he had told US lawmakers.

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AAP News
May 23 2018
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Trump floats big fine for China's ZTE

US President Donald Trump is being accused of bowing to pressure from China after he proposed a large fine for ZTE instead of more severe penalties.

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AAP News
May 23 2018
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