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Active Kids Rebate will save thousands

MEMBER for Murray Adrian Piccoli believes thousands of school children across the region will benefit from a new $100 rebate for sporting and fitness related costs.. Mr Piccoli said the 2017-2018 budget initiative would ensure every family with

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Riverine Herald
Jun 28 2017
Sport

Silky skills set up impressive results

Under 12. On a perfect morning for soccer, Border Raiders played Castlemaine in Moama on Saturday.. They were on top from the first whistle but denied a number of goals by some strong defence.. Raiders were awarded a penalty during one of their

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Riverine Herald
Jun 28 2017
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Track upgrade picks up pace

THE gap has been closed in the Echuca to Bendigo rail line funding shortfall from earlier in the year.. The local rail project will receive the $91 million in upgrades it was promised as part of a $1.42 billion injection to Victoria’s rail

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Jessica Lamb
Jun 28 2017
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Sport

Around the Greens

YMGCR Bowls Wednesday pairs had 24 players and saw a three way tie with 11 shots up. Winning on a count back were Ian Cummings and Danny McNeill and tying for equal second were Garry Hart and Sharkie Lowson and Bob Evans and new member Peter

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Jun 28 2017
Sport

Girls notch up big win

This week saw a complete turn-around for the Yarrawonga Youth Girls team, with the Pigeons beating the Murray Felines convincingly at JC Lowe Oval.. The girls got into it quickly, with some good follow up work from Liv Elliott resulting in an early

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Jun 28 2017
Sport

Yarrawonga Mulwala Basketball Grand Finals

Grand Finals for the Yarrawonga Mulwala Basketball Association Junior Competition were held last week with players excited to be part of the action at the end of the season.. B Grade Girls. The B Grade final was convincingly won by the Cavs who were

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Jun 28 2017
News

Bridge plans continue, so does the debate

Plans to build the new Yarrawonga Mulwala bridge on the chosen route, the commonly referred to ‘grey’ route next to the existing traffic bridge, are continuing with VicRoads in the process of finalising a referral to the planning

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Racheal Willett
Jun 28 2017
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Out & About

Out and About with Les Garbutt

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Yarrawonga Ch...
Jun 28 2017
Sport

Off the Tee

YMGCR Men’s results Tuesday, June 20 – Stableford Murray (72 players) – A Grade 6 Balls Kerry Parker (7) 41 pts, 4 Balls Alan Buckley (8) 38 pts, 2 Balls Geoff Gourley (6) 37 pts, B Grade 6 Balls Tony Rice (20) 40 pts, 4 Balls

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Jun 28 2017
News

Industrial lots sold

Three blocks in Mulwala’s Industrial Estate have been sold, at sale values achieved for similar previous sales.. Lot 28 in McCarthy Drive has sold for $107,792.90 including GST, Lot 19 in Defence Drive fetched $90,132.90 and $83,830 was

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Robert Muir
Jun 28 2017
Sport

Campbell Brown hits JC Lowe Oval

Last Wednesday night Campbell Brown came to Yarrawonga for the Toyota Good for Footy grass roots footy campaign. . The campaign is designed to encourage junior footballers to learn the game and skills of footy. The cold night didn’t deter more

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Jun 28 2017
Sport

Yarrawonga and District Little League

Under 8 Bombers 7-8-50 def Blues 1-2-8: Best players: Bombers - Jackson Wheeler, Edward Cummins, Kyran Dawson, Dean Meyers. Blues - Harry Cummins, Ben Coffee, Nate Dickins, Rhys Driscoll. Goals: Bombers - Henry Donovan 2, Tige Sanderson 2, Cooper

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Jun 28 2017
Sport

Hill Top golf

Members will be looking over their shoulders for the next four weeks after Mick Trevaskis won the Privilege Cup, sponsored by BMW Shepparton, on Saturday.. The holder of the cup may ask members to fill the mug for them as long as they do not ask

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Shepparton News
Jun 28 2017
News

Hands-on ag. experience

From mapping cuts of meat on a cow to checking out rice in the laboratory, Finley High School students have had some hands-on experience at the Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation in Wagga Wagga.. More than 200 high school students from across

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Southern Rive...
Jun 28 2017
Sport

Bowlers roll on...

Finley. Despite the showers on Sunday morning, a game was played at the Finley Bowling Club.. The winning team included Betty Robinson, Bob Poore and Marie Koschel.. Bowls will be held every Sunday, weather permitting.. The accumulator, for all

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Jun 28 2017
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Rural News
Dairy

Taking study to next level

Charles Sturt University student Rebecca Wyper is passionate about the dairy industry and, through the help of Murray Dairy, she has been able to grow her passion into a successful career.. The 25-year-old has been working full-time with the Murray

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Shepparton News
Jun 28 2017
Livestock

Fur and feathers on show

The Melbourne Showgrounds will be the place to be next month if you love alpacas or poultry.. That’s because the Royal Melbourne Alpaca Show and Royal Melbourne Poultry Show’s will be held across the weekend of July 8 and 9.. The two breeds of

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Shepparton News
Jun 28 2017
Dairy

Outlook still positive

The value of agriculture has hit a new high but it’s not likely to last for long, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Agriculture and Resource Economics and Sciences Agricultural Commodities Report.. The report, released last week, said

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Shepparton News
Jun 28 2017
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Dingo plan welcomed

Victorian farmers are relieved Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford has committed not to release dingoes into the wild.. The VFF was concerned the Victorian Government’s revamped Wild Dog Management Advisory Committee risked diluting any attempt to

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Shepparton News
Jun 28 2017
Cropping

Sheed urges govt to step in

State Member for Shepparton Suzanna Sheed has urged the Victorian Government to inform crop growers of a recall of certain herbicides as well as their rights in relation to damages.. Ms Sheed was speaking in Victorian Parliament on June 20 and said

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Shepparton News
Jun 28 2017
Water

Emergency exercise

A joint flood operation and emergency training exercise was held recently at Dartmouth Dam to ensure staff are prepared for a range of high-risk situations.. Murray-Darling Basin Authority representatives joined AGL (power station) staff and

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Shepparton News
Jun 28 2017
Dairy

‘Relief in sight’ for dairy

Despite dairy farmers’ trust in processors falling in the past 12 months, the industry looks like it is turning a corner.. That is the message from Dairy Australia’s most recent Dairy Situation and Outlook Report.. Speaking at a Murray Dairy

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Rodney Woods
Jun 28 2017
Livestock

Sheep latest showcased

Sheep producers will hear about new research and technology to benefit their farm businesses at a forum in Wagga Wagga next month.. The forum, hosted by the Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation, will bring together speakers from the Australian

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Shepparton News
Jun 28 2017
News

Get fired-up safely for winter

As the temperature drops and Victorians turn up the heat, Environment Protection Authority Victoria is encouraging households with wood heaters to take practical steps to help reduce smoke from their heaters over winter.. Reduced air quality across

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Shepparton News
Jun 28 2017
News

Report shows road...

State Member for Euroa Steph Ryan is calling for an immediate injection in roads funding after a report showed cuts to Victoria’s road maintenance budget was wreaking havoc across north-east Victoria.. The report, tabled by the state’s Auditor

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Shepparton News
Jun 27 2017
Dairy

Murray Goulburn...

Major milk processor Murray Goulburn has lifted its opening price for the 2017-18 season from $4.70/kg milk solids to $5.20/kg and increased its forecast range of prices for the season.. The company, which has come under sustained criticism from

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Shepparton News
Jun 27 2017
Cropping

Spot the disease

Season 2017 is producing mixed fortunes in terms of canola diseases for growers in the southern cropping region.. While the risk of blackleg disease has reduced with the lack of consistent rainfall in many parts of the region, there has been an

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Shepparton News
Jun 27 2017
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US admiral slams China's 'fake islands'

Senior US military commander Admiral Harry Harris has warned against what should be shared domains in the South China Sea being closed.

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AAP News
Jun 28 2017
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Woman who posed as schoolgirl scammed $18k

A serial con artist defrauded the NSW government and charities of more than $18,000 by posing as a schoolgirl in foster care, a court has heard.

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AAP News
Jun 28 2017
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PM dons leather for Snowy sojourn

As Tony Abbott outlines his own vision for energy policy, Malcolm Turnbull has worn his trusty leather jacket to check in on his Snowy Hydro 2.0 expansion.

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AAP News
Jun 28 2017
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Gold Coast man bailed over 1997 murder

A mechanic who allegedly provided the gun used to kill Gold Coast businessman Philip Carlyle 20 years ago has been granted bail.

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AAP News
Jun 28 2017
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Vic TAFE boss fronts corruption hearing

The CEO of Warrnambool's TAFE has told an anti-corruption hearing how he contacted authorities after becoming aware of discrepancies in student enrolment forms.

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AAP News
Jun 28 2017
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Hanson-Young calls for Greens unity

The future of NSW senator Lee Rhiannon is being discussed at a Greens party room meeting in Melbourne.

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AAP News
Jun 28 2017
News

Qantas bookings hit by computer glitch

Qantas says a computer glitch that has hit its computer booking system is unrelated to the latest cyber attack sweeping companies around the world.

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AAP News
Jun 28 2017
News

Three dead in SA plane crash

Three people have been killed in a light plane crash near Mt Gambier in South Australia.

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AAP News
Jun 28 2017
News

Huge NSW-ACT bikie drug syndicate smashed

Half a tonne of drugs and more than a million dollars in cash and firearms have been seized in raids at 26 addresses across NSW and the ACT.

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AAP News
Jun 28 2017
News

Turnbull backs ministers amid tension

The prime minister says voters aren't interested in personality politics but rather 'conservative' issues like power prices.

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AAP News
Jun 28 2017
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SA to have world's highest power prices

South Australia is set to have the world's highest power prices, an energy consultant says.

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AAP News
Jun 28 2017
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