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Eight homeless people a week is ‘concerning’

AN ECHUCA homelessness service is helping up to eight people a week.. And they are just the ones seeking help.. In the past month, Anglicare Victoria’s Mental Health and Specialist Homelessness Services helped more than 20 people experiencing

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Ivy Wise
Oct 19 2017
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Gannawarra Shire galloping towards a cup day holiday

MELBOURNE Cup Day will be a public holiday in the Gannawarra Shire.. Where previously the municipality had a split public holiday the declaration of the public holiday on Tuesday, November 7 has been moved by council.. Mayor Brian Gibson said

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Riverine Herald
Oct 19 2017
Sport

Collapse leaves South in cellar

A DISAPPOINTING batting collapse has left Echuca South winless after two rounds of the new GMC season.. In the blink of an eye South was 6/25 as Stanhope’s Nav Gill (5/19) and Cameron Smith (2/17) tore through the line-up.. Cameron Laird (18)

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Riverine Herald
Oct 19 2017
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Hill Top bowls

A reminder that mid-week practice is at 3.30pm on Monday and 10.30am on Thursday. Jeanette Overall is also available at other times, so please phone her and make a time to suit.. Saturday bowls practice is on Tuesday and Thursday at 4.40pm

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
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Grassfires proving just as deadly

Grassfires can be just as dangerous as bushfires.. They can start and spread rapidly, travelling at speeds of up to 25km/h, quickly threatening lives and property.. Reduce your risk when it’s safe to do so.. Slash, mow, graze and spray grass

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The Telegraph
Oct 19 2017
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Carers get more funding

State Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes has launched regional Victoria’s National Carers Week, announcing an additional $265000 for Carers Victoria.. Ms Symes joined Carers Victoria chairman Glenn Campbell for the regional launch in

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Benalla Ensign
Oct 19 2017
Sport

New tennis coach at Avenel

They say you are never too old to learn, which is why Avenel Tennis Club is excited to announce they have acquired the services of Keith Turner, a fully qualified tennis coach.. Mr Turner is keen to enhance the skills of budding tennis players, from

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The Telegraph
Oct 19 2017
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Funding boost for Seymour Cup

Racegoers are set to flock to the region for the 2017 Seymour Cup, which will be held this Sunday and coincides with Seymour’s Tastes of the Goulburn food and wine festival.. To make the day even better, Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn

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The Telegraph
Oct 19 2017
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Deadline looms for writing competition

TIME is running out to enter the 2017 Joseph Furphy Commemorative Literary Prize writing competition.. Now in its 25th year, the Literary Prize was inaugurated in 1993 to commemorate 150 years since the birth of Australian author and poet Joseph

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Kyabram Free ...
Oct 19 2017
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Anzac project needs support

Teachers have an opportunity to support students embarking on an overseas study tour to learn more about Australians who have served their country.. Victorian Education Minister James Merlino and Veterans Minister John Eren encouraged teachers to

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Courier Cobram
Oct 19 2017
Sport

Benalla badminton

The Benalla Badminton Club will tonight host another practice and registration night.. Players who want to play but can’t make it on the night should phone June on 0407342927 to be included in a team.. Practice starts at 7.30pm. The

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Benalla Ensign
Oct 19 2017
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The green thumbs get a grand day in the garden

THE garden gods smiled on four open gardens in Avenel on Sunday.. Not only did the area receive 25mm of rain the week before the event, the sun shone and a warm 24C encouraged more than 200 people to visit the gardens.. The event was organised by

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The Telegraph
Oct 19 2017
Sport

Practice match win a...

HEATHCOTE Bowling Club played North Bendigo on Saturday in warm conditions in the final practice match before the pennant season starts.. Despite a number of players being unavailable, Heathcote recorded a good win, defeating North Bendigo 130 to

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The McIvor Ti...
Oct 19 2017
Sport

Big day for bocce

KYABRAM Bocce Club hosted the 2017 Bocce Awards Day recently with some great results.. Also participating was the newly elected president of Bocce Victoria David Marks and president of Bocce Australia Frank Funari.. Frank explained how Bocce

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Kyabram Free ...
Oct 19 2017
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Tongala abattoir owner...

TONGALA’S abattoir owner HW Greenham & Sons has announced its acquisition of the Moe meat works in the La Trobe Valley.. The Australian-owned company is already operating an abattoir in Smithton, Tasmania.. Greenham has agreed to purchase

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Kyabram Free ...
Oct 19 2017
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Dairy recovery coming, but not soon

Modest improvement in dairy prices is on the way, but many northern Victorian farmers are facing low cash flow, Dairy Australia CEO, Ian Halliday said this week.. "Cash flow is still very tight and for most farmers I think it will take 12 to 18

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
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Concerns are heard

Southern NSW grain growers have explained to the Grains Research and Development Corporation’s Northern Regional Panel how issues such as a dry season, frosts, mice and irrigation water costs are reducing farm profitability.. Listening to

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
Water

Top tap water contest

Goulburn Valley Water will represent Victoria at the third Ixom Best Tap Water in Australia competition on Wednesday, October 18.. Hosted by the Water Industry Operators Association of Australia, the awards will be held in Launceston in Tasmani

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
Rural

Horses and riders in the ring

More than 100 riders descended on Tatura at the weekend, as part of the Shepparton Agricultural Show’s horse show.. The Hunter Rural Shepparton Agricultural Horse Show, held at Tatura Park, is the only local show of its kind where riders can

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
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Gardens feature fantastic flora

Open Gardens Victoria is holding an open day for two gardens near Yea next month.. On Saturday and Sunday, November 4 and 5, Mareeba at Murrindindi and Candlebark at Limestone will be available for inspection.. Mareeba is a garden of exotic and

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
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Beer will be star of the day

Oktoberfest will be back in Tooborac once more, with the Tooborac Hotel and Brewery hosting its sixth annual OkTOOBerfest Beer Festival next week.. Families, groups and friends are invited to enjoy the German tradition, with the hotel set to host

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
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Jalapeno, lime, honey and coriander lamb shoulder

Jalapeno, Lime, Honey and Coriander Lamb Shoulder. Serves six.. Ingredients:. 1.4kg lamb shoulder, bone in. 1 tbsp olive oil. 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped. 1 jalapeno, seeded, finely chopped. zest and juice of 2 limes. 2 tbsp honey. bunch

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
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Old and new at the Euroa Show

The 127th Annual Euroa Show will be held later this month.. The show will have a ‘Food Comes From Farms’ theme and will feature new initiatives including the Young Farmers’ Challenge, the Wild Action Show, a hay bale maze and

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
Livestock

Greenham purchase

Tongala abattoir operator HW Greenham & Sons has announced its acquisition of the currently closed Moe meatworks, with production to start again in mid-November.. Currently operating abattoirs in Tongala and Smithton (Tasmania), Greenham has

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
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Sun shines on Dookie...

The Melbourne University's Dookie campus threw open the doors today for prospective students on a fine example of a northern Victorian day.. The University offered tours and exhibitions demonstrating its breadth of rural and agricultural

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Shepparton News
Oct 18 2017
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Cats killing millions...

More than one million native Australian birds are killed across the country by cats every day, new research shows.. The study, published in the journal Biological Conversation, estimates feral cats kill 316million birds a year, while pet cats kill

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Shepparton News
Oct 18 2017
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Smith's happy with...

Charles and Carolyn Smith, of St Germains, held a First Stage Complete Dispersal Sale of their Andes Holsteins and Eurarie Jersey herds yesterday (October 17).. All but one of the 145 cows sold, totaling more than $400 000 for the Smith family

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Rodney Woods
Oct 18 2017
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Keating urges Vic MPs to kill Die bill

The former Labor prime minister Paul Keating has issued a stern warning to Victoria about its proposed euthanasia bill, urging parliamentarians to kill it off.

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AAP News
Oct 20 2017
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NKorea months away from perfecting weapons

The head of the Central Intelligence Agency has warned that North Korea are just months away from perfecting their nuclear capabilities.

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AAP News
Oct 20 2017
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Push for Senate probe into Crown casino

The major parties have been accused of grovelling to the pokies industry following alleged machine-rigging and money-laundering at Crown.

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AAP News
Oct 20 2017
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Ardern faces first test in picking cabinet

Jacinda Ardern will face her first big task as the next prime minister when she chooses her cabinet.

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AAP News
Oct 20 2017
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New Kiwi PM could be awkward for Aust govt

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop looks set to have to smooth things over with the new Kiwi prime minister Jacinda Ardern following her comments in August.

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AAP News
Oct 20 2017
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Fadi Ibrahim's surety found suitable

Fadi Ibrahim will remain on bail after it was challenged by prosecutors arguing his business partner and wife weren't acceptable people to provide surety.

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AAP News
Oct 20 2017
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Last Commodore completed as an era ends

Holden has produced its last car in Australia with the final Commodore to officially roll off the production line on Friday.

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AAP News
Oct 20 2017
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North Korea implores Aust to ditch Trump

North Korea has written to Australia urging it to ditch its alliance with the United States and Donald Trump for the sake of global peace and avoiding war.

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AAP News
Oct 20 2017
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Putin calls for dialogue on North Korea

Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to solve the issues on the Korean Peninsula via dialogue rather than military intervention.

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AAP News
Oct 20 2017
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Aust treatment of refugees 'shocking': UN

The UN has again pressed Australia on its treatment of asylum seekers, with some policies being described as "shocking" and "disturbing".

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AAP News
Oct 20 2017
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Ardern promises `government for all'

Jacinda Ardern will be the next prime minister in a coalition government, with NZ First leader Winston Peters almost certainly her deputy.

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AAP News
Oct 19 2017
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