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Coalition unveils a vote-getter for the election

A COALITION government will fix country roads and save country lives, according to Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh.. If elected, he said the Coalition would bring back the $160 million country roads and bridges program.. The program was axed in

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Riverine Herald
Apr 23 2018
Sport

But the boys had a very different story to tell

LEITCHVILLE-Gunbower kicked a stunning 28 goals in its 176-point demolition of Heathcote.. Eleven of those Bombers goals were off the boot of gun forward Matt Perri.. For those keeping tally, that’s 23 in three weeks to the spearhead.. But it

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Andrew Johnston
Apr 23 2018
News

Local ANZAC Day services

THERE are a variety of services happening across the district to commemorate Anzac Day. From the traditional Gunfire Breakfasts in Echuca-Moama to smaller services in Gunbower and Mologa, there is a chance for everyone to remember those who made the

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Riverine Herald
Apr 23 2018
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Sport

Women's golf

The stroke monthly medal event was played in perfect autumn weather.. The field was enhanced by two lady golfers from Drouin who are staying in caravans with friends for a few days and have enjoyed Hill Top before, as this was their third visit

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Shepparton News
Apr 24 2018
News

Read Boer War history

Wayne Barrie said fate prompted him to write Boer War history book Reid’s Raid. ‘‘I’m not a journalist, writer or historian,’’ he said. ‘‘I’m a geographer. So I tried to write an entertaining

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The Telegraph
Apr 24 2018
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John celebrates milestone

Nagambie Kelvingrove Village resident John Sanderson joined the nonagenarian club this week. Mr Sanderson’s family and good friend of many years Marg Rea gathered together with many of his friends to help him celebrate this special milestone

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The Telegraph
Apr 24 2018
News

Multi-million dollar tobacco crop destroyed

An illegal tobacco crop with an estimated value of $9 million has been seized and destroyed by the Australian Taxation Office in Maidment Rd, Koonoomoo. ‘‘We found this crop based on information provided to us by Victori

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Courier Cobram
Apr 24 2018
News

Local ANZAC services

■LOCKINGTON. THE Anzac Day March steps off at 8.45am outside Foodworks and finishes at the Community Hall where a service will be held at 9am. Marchers need to assemble at the supermarket at 8.30.. Vietnam veteran Major Geoff Lowe will be the

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Campaspe News
Apr 24 2018
News

Read through for Armistice shows

The Mitchell Shire Concert Band will be holding a read through tomorrow for its upcoming Armistice Centenary Shows being held to coincide with Remembrance Day in November.. The band is seeking interested individuals to attend, and read a part or

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The Telegraph
Apr 24 2018
News

School goes purple for epilepsy

Cobram and District Specialist School students have thrown their support behind a fantastic cause which affects thousands of Australians. On March 15, the students were invited to participate in Purple Day. People with epilepsy are celebrated in

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Courier Cobram
Apr 24 2018
Sport

Tigerettes produce clean sweep

THE Rochester Tigerettes had a spectacular round this week with all five grades taking the win against Mansfield.. The under 15s started off the day in style dominating the game from the beginning.. The girls came out firing in the first quarter and

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Campaspe News
Apr 24 2018
News

170kg of pest fish removed

Greater Shepparton City Council’s electro-fishing program came to Lake Bartlett last week to rid the water of carp and goldfish.. The program began on Monday, April 16, and ended on Thursday, April 19.. Council’s native open space

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Shepparton News
Apr 24 2018
News

Fine Art in Rochester

THE Rochester Fine Art Exhibition opens tomorrow.. And with over 350 exhibits by 40 artists from across the country it is not to be missed.. The exhibition’s organiser Judy Anderson said three artists will speak along with a comedian

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Kyabram Free ...
Apr 24 2018
News

Fifteen workers...

10 YEARS AGO. April 22, 2008. Lockington-Bamawm United (LBU) Football Club’s rooms came alive on Thursday night as the town welcomed former Geelong star and football personality Billy Brownless to the club.. Brownless broadcast the

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Campaspe News
Apr 24 2018
News

Fine Art in Rochester

THE Rochester Fine Art Exhibition opens tomorrow.. And with over 350 exhibits by 40 artists from across the country it is not to be missed.. The exhibition’s organiser Judy Anderson said three artists will speak along with a comedian

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Campaspe News
Apr 24 2018
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Rural News
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
News

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
News

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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Labor calls to end live sheep trade mount

Labor MP for Fremantle Josh Wilson says he's not alone in his party in wanting an end to live sheep exports as the Awassi Express looks set for its next journey

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AAP News
Apr 25 2018
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Mehajer to face another sentencing in NSW

Controversial Sydney businessman Salim Mehajer will face another sentencing hearing in a NSW court in coming months for intimidating his ex-wife.

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AAP News
Apr 25 2018
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Criticism of advice complaints process

The banking royal commission has turned its attention to the disciplinary system for financial advisers.

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AAP News
Apr 25 2018
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Thousands to commemorate Anzac Day in NSW

More than 50,000 thousand people are expected to attend Anzac Day services in Sydney with a suite of security measures in place to keep the public safe.

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AAP News
Apr 25 2018
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Toronto suspect charged, motive a mystery

Canadian authorities say the motive of a man accused of mowing down pedestrians in Canada's largest city, killing 10 of them, remains a mystery.

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AAP News
Apr 25 2018
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Business and pleasure on menu for Macron

Iran's nuclear deal, security and trade are on the agenda when US President Donald Trump and his French counterpart meet on day two of an official visit.

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AAP News
Apr 24 2018
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Turnbull holds security talk with NATO

Malcolm Turnbull has visited NATO to talk about the security situation in Russia, North Korea and the Middle East.

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AAP News
Apr 24 2018
News

Mehajer guilty of intimidating ex-wife

Controversial property developer Salim Mehajer has been found guilty of intimidating his ex-wife.

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AAP News
Apr 24 2018
News

Second Robert Doyle probe 'inconclusive'

The ill health of former Melbourne lord mayor Robert Doyle has led to an inconclusive finding into his alleged misconduct while a Melbourne Health chairman.

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AAP News
Apr 24 2018
News

Lawyer to probe scandal-hit City of Perth

Lawyer Anthony Power will probe the embattled City of Perth council, with royal commission powers to recommend the council be sacked or reinstated.

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AAP News
Apr 24 2018
News

Senator not convinced tax cuts worth cost

Independent senator Tim Storer remains concerned about the impact on the budget from the Turnbull government's business tax cut plan.

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AAP News
Apr 24 2018
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