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MRT aims to grow visitor economy and create jobs

THE Murray Regional Tourism board reflected on the past 12 months and looked excitedly toward the future at its recent AGM.. It was a successful year for tourism in the Murray region, with 5.5 million people visiting the area – a more than 10

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Riverine Herald
Nov 23 2017
Sport

Young swimmers scorch the pool at sprint titles

SOME of Echuca’s brightest up-and-coming swimmers took to the 2018 Swimming Victoria Sprint Championships held in Melbourne over the weekend.. The Sprint Championships are 50m events in each of the four strokes.. The heats were held on the

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Riverine Herald
Nov 23 2017
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ERH honour a proud moment

MOAMA’S Di Macfarlane has been awarded an Echuca Regional Health life governorship.. Mrs Macfarlane, who served on the ERH board for 32 years, was presented with the award at its recent annual general meeting.. Board president Mary Boek said

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Ivy Wise
Nov 23 2017
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Bus service chat

Those concerned about the loss of services in High St, Nagambie, are invited to attend a public meeting on December 6 at 7pm in the St Johns Anglican Church hall.. There will be a discussion about why the cutting of the High St coach services by

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The Telegraph
Nov 23 2017
Sport

Cooma's Jacob Kelly faces a delivery

COOMA’S batsmen occupied the crease all day to compile a handsome 8/252 in its clash with Echuca United when the first of the Goulburn Murray Cricket’s two days games started on Saturday.. Some games, including the Fire Brigade-Tongal

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Kyabram Free ...
Nov 23 2017
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Fond farewell

Two popular members of the Benalla Lions family, Mel and Shirley MacDonald, were farewelled at a recent dinner meeting.. The MacDonalds are relocating to Bendigo before the end of the month to be closer to family.. Apart from being a major

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Benalla Ensign
Nov 23 2017
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“Pop-up Pub” refused

In what has been described as a “pop up pub” on a vacant block of land Moira Shire Councillors unanimously voted against a permit application for a food truck and drink premises at its November ordinary meeting in Cobram on Wednesday

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Yarrawonga Ch...
Nov 23 2017
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Getting active on way to school

Tatura’s Sacred Heart School joined the hundreds of primary schools across Victoria for a fun month of walking, riding and scooting to and from school last month.. School principal Pauline Hindson said the students were encouraged by Greater

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Shepparton News
Nov 23 2017
Sport

Vic Open gives pennant bowlers a break

Avenel. How strange it was to not play bowls or prepare afternoon tea on Saturday due to the Victorian Open being played, and it will continue feeling strange for this week with no pennant on Tuesday. Congratulations to the clubs in the Goulburn

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The Telegraph
Nov 23 2017
Sport

Smith waits

JUST days from a potential AFL career lifeline, two-time premiership Kyabram star Lachie Smith isn’t getting ahead of himself.. Smith has nominated for Friday’s AFL Draft, with speculation Geelong may be interested in the gun defender

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Kyabram Free ...
Nov 23 2017
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Website a boost

Murray Regional Tourism (MRT) has launched a new corporate website to help tourism industry stakeholders further promote the Murray region as a mecca for local, national and international tourists.. MRT chair Wendy Greiner said the new web platform

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Courier Cobram
Nov 23 2017
Sport

Golf report

Benalla. Benalla Golf Club’s A-grade winner last week was John Spencer, with Peter Hazell settling for second.. Last Wednesday at the club, a stableford event was held with 56 players.. Spencer recorded an excellent score of 44 points, while

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Benalla Ensign
Nov 23 2017
News

Residents urged to...

From November 27 to December 1 the Australian Red Cross Blood Service mobile donor centre will be visiting the heart of Seymour for the first time, with the organisation calling for more locals to donate.. Australian Red Cross Blood Service

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The Telegraph
Nov 23 2017
Sport

Dominant display

Division one. Tocumwal v Berrigan. Division one travelled to Berrigan for their round seven clash.. Tocumwal won the toss and sent the home team in to bat.. Tocumwal’s strong bowling line-up soon saw Berrigan with its back against the wall

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Courier Cobram
Nov 23 2017
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Series to end on high...

Moira Arts and Culture Inc’s Café Culture series ends on a high note with an upbeat performance by The Wikimen.. The Wikimen, a six-piece band with a difference, promises a show-stopping performance and a chance to let your hair down

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Courier Cobram
Nov 23 2017
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Rural

Top talent at showjumping prix

The Northern Victorian Showjumping Club held its 50th anniversary Grand Prix Show recently, attracting riders from across Australia.. The show, held from November 11 to 13, saw the in-form combination of Steven Hill and Yalambi’s Bellini Star

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Shepparton News
Nov 23 2017
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A favourite improved

Resulting from extensive customer feedback, John Deere has updated its ultra-reliable 3E Series compact utility tractors by reintroducing a customer favourite as an even more capable and intuitive machine.. The redesigned 3038E is more versatile

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Shepparton News
Nov 23 2017
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Make pets happy

The Victorian Government will work with the community to improve the health and happiness of their pets, with the launch of a new welfare campaign that will inform and educate pet owners.. Victorian Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford joined locals

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Shepparton News
Nov 23 2017
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Questions generated

Shadow Agriculture Minister and Victorian Nationals leader Peter Walsh has accused the Victorian Government of placing further pressure on diesel prices after Energy Minister Lily D’Ambrosio revealed plans to use diesel generators to secure

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Shepparton News
Nov 23 2017
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Quicke info on-the-go

Loader specialist Quicke Australia recently released the Q-companion with digital screen and smart sensor technology to give operators unmatched accuracy and easier, safer control of loader operations.. With on-the-go efficiency, Q-companion allows

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Shepparton News
Nov 23 2017
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Many unaware of heart risk factors

Australians do not know about the risk factors for developing heart disease, which means they do not understand how best to protect their heart health, according to a new study from the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute and the Heart Foundation

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Shepparton News
Nov 23 2017
Dairy

Worker is made of Tuff stuff

How did Tuff get his name?. My son bred him and when I got him he was a keen little pup and I thought, ‘Geez, he’s a tough little dog’ — so that’s what I called him.. What’s his working ability like?. It’s

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Shepparton News
Nov 23 2017
Livestock

Quality sought over quantity

Australia’s red meat industry needs to develop clear price incentives to encourage producers to focus on quality rather than volume, if it is to withstand intense competitive pressures from other global producers and proteins, according to

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Shepparton News
Nov 23 2017
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Learning as he grows

What farmers grow can change from season to season and in terms of Invergordon farmer James Rovers’ attempts to cultivate teff, how it is grown can change rapidly as well.. Mr Rovers and his family are growing nearly 300ha of teff, an African

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Rodney Woods
Nov 23 2017
News

Silage burns

More than 20 firefighting units were needed to fight a blaze at Rankins Rd, Strathmerton on November 13.. The fire was called in at 3.55pm and involved silage rolls, which were in a bunker with tyres on top.. The fire was reported to be travelling

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Shepparton News
Nov 22 2017
Viticulture

Exceptional November...

During last Thursday and Friday, 16th-17th November, heavy exceptional rains for this month were recorded in the Mallee and also at isolated places in the West Central Victoria and at places in the SW part of NSW. Mildura recorded 54.2 mms to

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Peter Nelson
Nov 22 2017
Water

Seasonal determination...

The Resource Manager for Northern Victoria recently updated the 2017/18 seasonal determinations.. The Goulburn system and the Loddon system both increased from 93 per cent to 94 per cent high-reliability water shares (HRWS).. A seasonal

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Shepparton News
Nov 22 2017
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Mugabe granted immunity as part of 'deal'

A government source says Mugabe, who is 93, told negotiators he wanted to die in Zimbabwe and had no plans to live in exile.

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AAP News
Nov 23 2017
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Tigers flounder despite Doran heroics

South Australia have ended day one with a firm grip on their Sheffield Shield clash against Tasmania in Adelaide despite a resilient knock from Jake Doran.

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AAP News
Nov 23 2017
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No sentence for NSW killer dead of cancer

A NSW killer, who died of cancer in custody, can't be sentenced for his violent crime but a judge says he would have received a "very considerable sentence".

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AAP News
Nov 23 2017
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Alexander accepts 'jokes' are damaging

Liberal candidate John Alexander says there's no doubt a video that's emerged showing him telling racist and sexist jokes more than 20 years ago is "damaging".

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AAP News
Nov 23 2017
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WA vice cop 'seen at Finn murder scene'

A man claims the then head of vice was at the Shirley Finn murder scene on the night of her execution-style killing, and he was bashed after asking about it.

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AAP News
Nov 23 2017
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Lew showdown looms at Myer AGM

Retail veteran Solomon Lew's targeted campaign against Myer's leadership is expected to dominate the group's annual general meeting on Friday.

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AAP News
Nov 23 2017
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Coca-Cola Amatil's spending hits shares

Coca-Cola Amatil shares have fallen after the drinks distributor brought forward $40 million in spending, which will dent its earnings.

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AAP News
Nov 23 2017
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Nahan wants Barnett to quit WA politics

WA opposition leader Mike Nahan wants former premier Colin Barnett to resign from parliament after the member for Cottesloe criticised his own government.

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AAP News
Nov 23 2017
News

MP defies Turnbull on bank inquiry

A draft bill to set up a banking commission of inquiry, distributed by a coalition MP, shows the 'game is up' for Malcolm Turnbull, says Labor.

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AAP News
Nov 23 2017
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Global investigations into Uber hack begin

Ride-sharing giant Uber is again feeling the heat following the announcement it paid hackers to keep a massive data breach secret in 2016.

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AAP News
Nov 23 2017
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Cabinet leaking a criminal offence: Bishop

Julie Bishop says she hopes the source of recent cabinet leaks is not someone from within trying to sabotage the Turnbull government.

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AAP News
Nov 23 2017
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