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Sport

Echuca fireys running into form

ECHUCA held its first competition of the running season on the weekend and there were mixed results.. The senior competition on Sunday saw a runaway win for Kangaroo Flat, who showed their strength and speed to take out the grand aggregate.. But for

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Riverine Herald
Feb 22 2018
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Police will always be watching

A KYABRAM man who was found with drugs on two separate occasions has been fined $200.. Carmello Zerafa, 52, appeared in Echuca Magistrates Court on Wednesday where defence lawyer Kate Freshwater asked for a sentencing indication.. He was charged

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Riverine Herald
Feb 22 2018
Lifestyle

First career step proved a big one

THE similarities between internships and slave labour are almost too close to constitute them as separate entities.. Yet for us millennials, trying to get real industry experience, internships are necessities in giving us the edge and eventually

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Riverine Herald
Feb 22 2018
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Bumper crowds explore expo

More than just a boutique industry, alternative farming has become a global trend, with record crowds flocking to Seymour Alternative Farming Expo last week to learn all about it for themselves.. There were 22000 visitors and 500 stallholders at the

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The Telegraph
Feb 22 2018
News

Not everyone is sweet on sugar hit

IF YOU were headed down the street to grab a cold can of soft drink or a packet of snakes, and the goodies cost you 10, or 20 per cent more than yesterday, would you buy them?. Well, health professionals all over Australia are proposing such a price

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The McIvor Ti...
Feb 22 2018
Sport

Wildcats and Raptors draw

A DRAWN game in Basketball Kyabram’s Years 1-4 division highlighted another exciting evening at Kyabram Sports Centre on Monday.. Kyabram Veterinary Clinic Raptors and Albion Motors Wildcats played out a thrilling draw, 18-18.. With six points

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Kyabram Free ...
Feb 22 2018
News

Members sought

The Benalla Litter Prevention Program is celebrating 17 years of keeping the town clean.. The group, made up of local volunteers who work hard to clean up rubbish around town, are calling for new members to help keep Benalla beautiful.. Benall

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Benalla Ensign
Feb 22 2018
Sport

Comp becoming interesting

Seymour. Friday social evening was better attended and enjoyable. The Members Draw was not won as Pat Paynes’ name was drawn and of course she was not there. Next Friday the draw goes to $140 — a good amount to win so we are looking

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The Telegraph
Feb 22 2018
News

Letters to the Editor

Fire fee deserves scrutiny. I AM compelled to comment on the Campaspe Shire’s arbitrary introduction of a $70 fee for a Fire Permit.. I recognise the shire’s right to introduce a permit fee, my comments concern the process of introducing

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Kyabram Free ...
Feb 22 2018
Sport

Thriller changes the ladder

An absolute thriller at Deniliquin’s Memorial Park has enabled Nathalia to pinch top spot on the Murray Valley Cricket Association ladder.. A staggering 26 wickets fell on a second day of play totally dominated by the bowlers — and it

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Courier Cobram
Feb 22 2018
Sport

No barriers to footy

This season Benalla and District Junior Football League is taking a ‘‘no barriers’’ approach to playing junior football, giving all kids the chance to enjoy junior footy regardless of their situation.. The League, which

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Benalla Ensign
Feb 22 2018
News

Letter to the Editor

Sacred Heart School 4/5 JS students share their opinion on mandatory bike laws in Australia.. Bikes, they are really good for exercise but, have you ever thought that you would like to ride a bike, but you didn’t have your helmet with you? I

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Shepparton News
Feb 22 2018
News

Kangaroo cull could...

A Liberal Nationals government would secure jobs in Seymour by allowing a kangaroo pet food industry to develop, according to Member for Euroa Steph Ryan.. The current trial program, using culled kangaroos where they have become a nuisance, would

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The Telegraph
Feb 22 2018
Sport

Division three...

HEATHCOTE Bowling Club’s division three side scored a huge 63-shot win over Serpentine on the weekend.. On Saturday, the team travels to Golden Square where the winner will go into the top four and play finals next week.. Division three

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The McIvor Ti...
Feb 22 2018
News

Seeing red over fire...

A FORMER Campaspe Shire councillor has criticised the council for not consulting with the community after introducing a $70 fee for Permit to Burn applications.. The applications are processed by the shire on behalf of the Country Fire Authority

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Kyabram Free ...
Feb 22 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
Cropping

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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National News
News

The life of former bikie boss Mick Hawi

Former Comancheros bikie boss Mick Hawi has been remembered as a man who was "staunch" to the bikie code after his daylight execution in Sydney.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
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Third Claremont killings charge laid

WA police have charged alleged Claremont serial killer Bradley Robert Edwards with a third murder, of 18-year-old Sarah Spiers in 1996.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
News

Vic MP denies colleague butterknife threat

A Victorian Labor powerbroker has denied reports he threatened a colleague with a butterknife during a "robust exchange" at parliament house.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
News

Israelis helped thwart NSW terror plot

Israeli intelligence helped thwart a Sydney-based terror plot to bring down an Etihad airliner in 2017, according to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
News

Mehajer electoral fraud case back in court

Sydney businessman Salim Mehajer has faced court again as he fights more than 100 charges related to the 2012 election that put him on Auburn City Council.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
News

Pair wanted over Vic tattoo shop shooting

Two gunmen wearing balaclavas have shot a man multiple times at a Melbourne tattoo parlour in what police say is a planned attack.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
News

Deadly mass shooting galvanises students

The latest US mass shooting at a Florida high school has sparked an unprecedented lobbying effort by teens and their parents.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
News

Suicide attack at Montenegro US embassy

An attacker has thrown an explosive device at the US embassy in the Montenegrin capital Podgorica and then killed himself with another bomb.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
News

Trump advocates arming teachers

Donald Trump says armed teachers and security guards could frighten off potential school shooters and prevent student deaths.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
News

Energy dominates SA election campaign

Energy continues to be the hot issue on the South Australian election campaign, with Nick Xenophon calling for price cuts of 20 per cent.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
News

Bikies farewell Hawi at Sydney funeral

Former bikie boss Mick Hawi, who rose to infamy for his role in a fatal brawl at Sydney Airport, has been buried in Rookwood Cemetery.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
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