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Blake, 7, soars above complex challenges

THE old adage of ‘starting small’ doesn’t seem to apply to Blake Robinson.. Already the grade 1 Echuca East Primary School student is designing buildings and has built a luxury Porsche car — all at the age of just seven.. The

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Riverine Herald
Nov 19 2017
Education

Grammar appoints its leadership team

MOAMA Anglican Grammar’s student leaders have been officially announced.. The leaders are appointed to represent and uphold the Anglican ethos of the school in the classroom, schoolyard and wider community.. They play a major role in

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Riverine Herald
Nov 18 2017
Entertainment

Lawson’s final show on Sunday

THE third and final performance of the highly successful premiere season of the Campaspe Players production of The People’s Poet: Henry Lawson in Verse and Song will be presented at The G.R.A.I.N. Store in Nathalia on Sunday.. The show has

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Riverine Herald
Nov 18 2017
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Mud and misery

This week in 1917 it was the turn of the Canadian Corps to attack in the mud and misery of Passchendaele.. Their General, Sir Arthur Currie, examined the soggy battlefield and estimated it would cost 16000 Canadian dead to take the Ridge.. The

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Benalla Ensign
Nov 18 2017
News

Watch out for con men

The Victorian Government is urging residents to be wary of travelling con men with the launch of a new campaign to help people spot the signs of danger.. Consumer Affairs Minister Marlene Kairouz has unveiled the new campaign, which warns Victorians

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The Telegraph
Nov 18 2017
Sport

Saker stars in scorcher

Benalla Bushrangers vice-captain Rob Saker put his body in the firing line for the club during the match against Delatite on Saturday.. Saker was the Bushies’ top performer with the bat, bashing his way to 70 runs, which included six

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Fraser Walker...
Nov 18 2017
News

Flood plan comment sought

The Goulburn Broken Regional Floodplain Management Strategy is now out for public comment.. The development of the draft strategy was co-ordinated by Goulburn Broken CMA in partnership with the eight local councils in the catchment, traditional

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The Telegraph
Nov 18 2017
News

Letters to the editor

Bill introduced. Last week the following bills were introduced to the Victorian Parliament. which may be of interest to readers:. ●Service Victoria Bill 2017;. ●State Taxation Acts Further Amendment Bill 2017; and. ●Water and Catchment

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Benalla Ensign
Nov 18 2017
News

Dedication for soldiers’ nurse

Led by Seymour identity Colonel Jan McCarthy ARRC (Ret), a group visited Mansfield Cemetery recently to dedicate a plaque to Agnes Wotherspoon King.. The group included members of the Returned and Servicewomen’s Sub Branch and the Returned and

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The Telegraph
Nov 18 2017
News

Bridge work chaos

Havoc is being created on Bridge St with the present construction work being performed on the Broken River Bridge.. The work being undertaken by VicRoads is resulting in traffic banking up both sides of the bridge with one lane being closed at

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Benalla Ensign
Nov 18 2017
Sport

Play Pink Stumps Day cricket for a cause

With summer just around the corner the McGrath Foundation is calling on Victorian residents to step up to the crease by registering to host a Pink Stumps Day cricket match.. Pink Stumps Day, endorsed by Cricket Australia, lets cricket clubs

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The Telegraph
Nov 18 2017
Sport

Success spurs earlier decision

Female football in the Goulburn Valley has taken another leap forward with the announcement of a new competition beginning next year.. The MBCM Northern Country Women’s League will separate for 2018 with AFL Goulburn Murray and AFL Central

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Benalla Ensign
Nov 18 2017
News

Bill offers some...

(The Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill) if introduced, will allow an extra dimension for consideration by and on behalf of those who are dying.. It is good to hear Jaclyn Symes and Steph Ryan voicing their concerns, but where are the voices of the olds?

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The Telegraph
Nov 18 2017
News

Gigs appeal

The North East Artisans (NEA) Gallery Gigs are proving a huge success in showcasing local musicians and drawing popular acts from across the country.. Michaela Alexander, who is a volunteer at NEA, has been organising live music acts at the gallery

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Benalla Ensign
Nov 18 2017
News

Online presence

It’s official — Seymour’s new website is now live.. After nine months of planning, www. seymourvictoria. com. au was launched at the Royal Hotel last Friday night.. Spearheaded by Bruce Johnstone, a fourth-year environmental science

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Gus McCubbing
Nov 18 2017
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Rural News
Horticulture

Claims not true

Victorian and NSW riverine landholders and farmers recently found themselves yet again dragged through the mud — this time in the broadsheet pages of The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald — by the Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists

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Shepparton News
Nov 19 2017
Horticulture

Canada trip for young growers

Young horticulturists from northern Victoria wanting to expand their horizons have an opportunity for overseas travel in a Rotary Club program.. Successful applicants will be able to participate in an expenses-paid trip to Canada to study

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Shepparton News
Nov 19 2017
Water

Slower flow to help cod

A modified flow pattern will be used in the lower Darling River, with Murray-Darling Basin Authority operation water releases to be reduced to 700Ml/day to provide a more favourable flow rate for Murray cod.. In 2016-17 more than 100Gl was delivered

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Shepparton News
Nov 18 2017
Water

Fresh start for water board

The decision by the remaining Murray Irrigation Limited directors to resign will clear the decks for a new governing body for the Riverina water company, but new nominees will be subject to scrutiny by outside consultants.. ‘‘Candidates

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Shepparton News
Nov 18 2017
Livestock

App enhances stock management

A new software application, which is being offered free to producers of cattle, sheep and goats, will provide a one-stop shop for managing livestock accreditations and collecting on-farm data, thereby enhancing management efficiencies and food

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Shepparton News
Nov 18 2017
Livestock

Optimism high for sheep sale

Agents are forecasting a strong result at Friday’s Benalla Special Sheep Sale as 12500 ewes, lambs and rams are readied to go under the hammer.. The joint Rodwells and Landmark sale has attracted 51 vendors for the 12.30pm sale at Benall

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Shepparton News
Nov 17 2017
Water

Minister silenced

South Australia’s Water Minister has been prevented from giving evidence at a Senate inquiry into the Murray-Darling Basin.. Ian Hunter made an unscheduled appearance at the hearing in Adelaide on Thursday, November 2 but was refused

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Shepparton News
Nov 17 2017
Livestock

MSA grading on the rise

With more than 2.7million cattle being graded through the Meat Standards Australia program in 2016-17, an estimated $130million was delivered back to beef producers through additional farm gate returns.. According to new 2016-17 data released in the

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Shepparton News
Nov 17 2017
News

Fabric art on show

When Picola textile artist Linden Lancaster first purchased a sewing machine it was for one simple reason — to repair her husband’s clothes.. Now, more than 20 years later, the former music teacher has found a different use for her

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Alana Christe...
Nov 17 2017
Water

Enviro flow aims to...

Up to 37Gl will be delivered along the lower Goulburn River this month in an environmental flow designed to benefit golden and silver perch populations.. The flow will see Goulburn-Murray Water release about 5Gl to meet minimum river operation

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Shepparton News
Nov 16 2017
Dairy

Reprieve for Kiewa...

Murray Goulburn says its Kiewa factory will be saved until at least the likely takeover of the company by Saputo.. In May the Kiewa factory, along with sites in Rochester and Edith Creek in Tasmania, were announced as casualties in Murray

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Shepparton News
Nov 16 2017
Livestock

Tagging support

The Victorian Government will continue to subsidise electronic sheep tags in 2018.. Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford announced last week ongoing support from the Andrews Government for electronic sheep tags, which will be available from 45¢

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Shepparton News
Nov 16 2017
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National News
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Nicholls: I won't repeat LNP mistakes

Tim Nicholls has promised the Liberal National Party would not repeat past mistakes if Queenslanders elected him office on Saturday.

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AAP News
Nov 19 2017
News

Hanson leaves campaign for baby's birth

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has taken leave from the Queensland election trail so she can be present for the birth of her fifth grandchild.

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AAP News
Nov 19 2017
News

Hariri will clarify position in Lebanon

Saad al-Hariri, who resigned as Lebanon's prime minister, will return to Beirut by Wednesday when Lebanon celebrates its independence day.

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AAP News
Nov 19 2017
News

Jeff Horn adds punch to Qld Labor launch

World champion Queensland boxer Jeff Horn has added star power to Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk's state election campaign launch on the Gold Coast on Sunday.

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AAP News
Nov 19 2017
News

Distress calls detected from missing sub

The dramatic search for a missing Argentinian navy submarine with 44 sailors on board has captivated the nation of 44 million people.

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AAP News
Nov 19 2017
News

AC/DC's Malcolm Young dead at 64

Legendary AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young has died, leaving a legacy that includes one of Australia's greatest ever music exports.

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AAP News
Nov 19 2017
News

Nicholls is his own man: Newman

Campbell Newman has delivered campaign advice to opposition leader Tim Nichols, urging him to distinguish himself from Queensland's previous LNP government.

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AAP News
Nov 19 2017
News

US general would resist Trump strike order

The top US nuclear commander says he would not comply if ordered by President Donald Trump to implement an "illegal" launch of nuclear weapons.

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AAP News
Nov 19 2017
News

Bank inquiry push no govt threat: minister

Federal minister Matt Canavan says backbenchers have every right to bring forward issues like a royal commission into the banks.

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AAP News
Nov 19 2017
News

Conservatives eye Marriage Act protections

Cabinet minister Matt Canavan is among conservatives calling for international covenants around religious freedoms inserted into a same-sex marriage bill.

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AAP News
Nov 19 2017
News

Voters turn back on old parties: Greens

Greens Leader Richard Di Natale says the result in Northcote shows voters want a party that stands up for the community rather than big business.

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AAP News
Nov 19 2017
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