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Raiders into grand final

THE BORDER Raiders took to the field with a place in the grand final up for grabs.. Epsom Scorpions were kicking with a strong breeze and putting pressure on the Border Raiders.. Nick Keatinge, Carlos Varapodio, Jay Burrell and Rudy Webb were strong

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Riverine Herald
Sep 20 2017
Lifestyle

It was an afternoon of fun, food and friends

CHRIST Church Anglican served lunch for senior citizens from Murrayvale Aged Care, Southern Cross Care and Glanville Village recently.. More than 40 retirees gathered at the church on Wednesday last week for an afternoon of tea, sandwiches and

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Riverine Herald
Sep 20 2017
News

Court short: Campaspe Shire hands down its final verdict

CAMPASPE Shire Council has served notice on Echuca Magistrates Court. Again.. But this time it means business. If it doesn’t come to the table with a solution soon it will have to find a new home instead of sharing it with council as it is

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Tyla Harrington
Sep 15 2017
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Regional News
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Plan to re-regulate

Victoria has moved to re-regulate energy prices to address the state’s high power bills, but The Nationals blame the Andrews Government for letting them rise in the first place.. The energy industry union has welcomed the plan to re-regulate

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Benalla Ensign
Sep 20 2017
News

V/Line proves to be on time, reliable

The latest V/Line performance figures show both punctuality and reliability improved on the Seymour line in August.. On-time performance was at 90.5 per cent last month, increasing almost four percentage points compared to July, to its highest level

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The Telegraph
Sep 20 2017
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Dollar deal to buy foodshare space

THE GOLDFIELDS Ministries Foodshare cooks 300 meals every week for struggling locals and now they’ve cooked up a plan that is “so crazy it just might work”.. The not-for-profit will ask locals to donate $1 to help buy the building

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The McIvor Ti...
Sep 20 2017
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Letters to the editor

Ad not worth bleating about. THE Indian High Commission has complained of an ad being “offensive”, saying it hurt the religious sentiments of the Indian community (The Age 12/9). The ad was meant to promote inclusivity. It depicts the

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Kyabram Free ...
Sep 20 2017
News

Inaugural conference

A conference in Deniliquin next month will explore new pathways to achieving environmental outcomes in regions that have been impacted by humans since European settlement.. It will introduce the concept of ‘reconciliation ecology’ and

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Deniliquin Pa...
Sep 20 2017
News

Police beat

Cobram. ●Two drink drivers will be without their vehicles for 30 days after being caught on Saturday.. A 52-year-old Strathmerton man was stopped on Murray Valley Hwy at 2am and recorded a reading of 0.117.. A 23-year-old Tocumwal man was stopped

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Courier Cobram
Sep 20 2017
Sport

Lions make their mark

After a sooner than hoped exit from the finals this year, the Mulwala Football Netball Club celebrated two top gongs at the Murray Football League Vote Count on Sunday.. Mulwala’s Chris O’Neill took out the Damien Jones Medal for the

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Contributor
Sep 20 2017
News

Young Farmers time to shine

By Emma Prior. For the first time ever, the Yarrawonga Mulwala Agricultural Show will showcase the skills of young local farmers putting them through their paces on show day.. This year’s show is the perfect place to start the Young Farmers

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Yarrawonga Ch...
Sep 20 2017
News

Welcome support for Cancer Awareness Breakfast

The Mulwala Water Ski Club has once again delivered valuable financial support for the fundraising efforts of local cancer support group Friends In Common.. Board President Len Langford and Director Gavin Williams presented June Probert and Liz

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Racheal Willett
Sep 20 2017
News

Who will be mayor?

The votes are all counted and the nine councillors have been announced, with several vying for the top job as Federation Council’s first mayor.. Candidates and media were invited to Corowa’s Oddfellows Hall on September 12 where the

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Sarah Dean
Sep 20 2017
Sport

Around the Greens

Club Mulwala Outdoor Bowls A good week for bowls with the season prelude starting to hot up. Tuesday was the official opening of the Ovens and Murray season with 36 ladies teams taking to the greens at Corowa Civic. The club had two teams competing

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Contributor
Sep 20 2017
Sport

Off the Tee

YMGCR Golf Mixed Foursomes Championships Last Sunday Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club held its Mixed Foursomes Championship on the tricky Executive Course and the Lake Course. The 27-hole championship was played under blue skies and a very light breeze

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Contributor
Sep 20 2017
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Rural News
Cropping

Take care to avoid fires

Green or damp hay encourages elements like bacteria and fungi to grow and decompose.. A series of complex biological and chemical reactions can then cause a build-up that allows hay to heat.. This can produce flammable gasses which may ignite.. The

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Shepparton News
Sep 20 2017
News

195 Cobram abattoir workers sacked

ALMOST 200 local abattoir memories have been made redundant after being shelved on indefinite shutdown since March.. JBS – the Brazilian-based largest red meat processor in the world – first shut down its Cobram works in March because of

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Shepparton News
Sep 20 2017
Cropping

Field day tackles best quality silage

Producing the best quality silage was the topic of a recent field day held at Murray Goulburn Trading’s Numurkah site.. The day allowed farmers, contractors and manufacturers to come together to discuss the best ways to inoculate silage

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Shepparton News
Sep 20 2017
News

Champagne and Scallop Risotto

Champagne and Scallop Risotto. Serves four. Ingredients:. 20g butter. 1 leek, finely sliced. 2 cloves garlic, crushed. 2 cups arborio rice. 1 cup champagne or white wine. 3 cups chicken stock, boiling. 2 cups milk, heated until just boiling. 1 tbsp

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Shepparton News
Sep 20 2017
News

Amnesty draws guns

More than 200 firearms have been surrendered in Victoria in the first two months of the National Firearms Amnesty.. Owners have handed in 2150 rifles, shotguns and handguns as well as a number of knives, imitation firearms and quantities of

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Shepparton News
Sep 20 2017
News

Snakes sneaking into urban areas

The warmer weather is likely to see the emergence of more snakes, and rural veterinarians are gearing up for an influx of bitten pets.. A recent survey carried out by University of Melbourne found the most common victims in urban Melbourne were

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Shepparton News
Sep 20 2017
Viticulture

Heavy rain and storms likely from November to January

The first 16 days in Benalla this month has been the coldest in September since 1969.. The mean temperature of 9.3 degrees was the lowest since the 8.6 was recorded in Benalla for the first 16 days of September 1969.. Widespread heavy frosts were

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Peter Nelson
Sep 20 2017
Cropping

Inoculant can help save your hay

Current seasonal conditions have highlighted the problem of showery weather and high humidity causing difficulty with hay-making due to crops being unable to dry sufficiently to be baled in these conditions.. Continued turning for drying purposes

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Shepparton News
Sep 20 2017
Horticulture

Weeding out dodgy operators

A new watchdog will head the toughest labour hire scheme in Australia under a crackdown on dodgy operators by the Victorian Government.. The laws, to be put to parliament by the end of the year, are in response to an investigation that uncovered

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Shepparton News
Sep 20 2017
Water

High price expected

A 609ha property owned by the late Michael Burston, a noted cattle man and Order of Australia recipient, is expected to fetch upwards of $4.75million when it goes under the hammer on October 6.. The property, dubbed East Mount Ada, is held over 22

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Shepparton News
Sep 20 2017
News

Young voices heard

Murray Bennett of Landmark in Wangaratta is the 2017 ALPA Victorian Young Auctioneers Competition winner.. Joe Allen, from Elders in Euroa, was runner-up, and both men will represent Victoria at the 2018 ALPA National Young Auctioneers Competition

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Shepparton News
Sep 20 2017
Dairy

Pint-sized cattle dog...

So Steve, tell us all about Billie.. Billie has no idea that he is little, and he always has to be around the action. Even though he is actually Hamish’s dog, he spends most of the day with me out on the farm. He loves to run through the

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Shepparton News
Sep 20 2017
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National News
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OECD calls for cautious approach to rates

The OECD has warned central banks to take a cautious approach to raising interest rates.

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AAP News
Sep 21 2017
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Details of Vic assisted dying law due

Health Minister Jill Hennessy is expected to give her speech and second reading of the assisted dying scheme bill in Victorian parliament.

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AAP News
Sep 21 2017
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Deal with energy issues separately: ACCC

Prime MInister Malcolm Turnbull has been advised to keep the debate about power bills separate to that of meeting Australia's emissions targets.

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AAP News
Sep 21 2017
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Senior Gold Coast cop in court for perjury

Senior Gold Coast police officer, Superintendent Michelle Stenner, is due to face the Brisbane Magistrates Court charged with perjury and misconduct offences.

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AAP News
Sep 21 2017
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OECD says caution needed in raising rates

The OECD has warned central banks to tread carefully when raising interest rates, questioning the sustainability of the global economic expansion.

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AAP News
Sep 20 2017
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Rugby chief Pulver faces Senate grilling

Australian Rugby Union chief Bill Pulver faced a grilling over the axing of the Western Force and future of the sport at a Senate hearing in Perth.

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AAP News
Sep 20 2017
News

Salt Creek attacker appeals sentence

The appeal against the sentencing of the Salt Creek attacker Roman Heinze has begun in Adelaide.

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AAP News
Sep 20 2017
News

No public inquest for Wye River fire

A public inquest will not be held into a bushfire that destroyed 116 homes on Victoria's surf coast on Christmas Day 2015.

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AAP News
Sep 20 2017
News

Prince Andrew's leg up for entrepreneurs

Prince Andrew has launched the Australian semi-final of his global competition for budding entrepreneurs.

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AAP News
Sep 20 2017
News

Man who saw Finn car 'feared for life'

A man has told the Shirley Finn inquest he saw a small green car next to her vehicle on the day her body was found and a policeman told him to "watch his back".

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AAP News
Sep 20 2017
News

Trust key to staying in power: Qld premier

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has highlighted the importance of building trust with voters in her State of the State speech.

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AAP News
Sep 20 2017
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