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Lucky to avoid conviction for using homemade plates

AN ECHUCA man who used fake plates on his car because he couldn’t afford to pay his registration has been fined $1200.. Adam Luckman, 48, pleaded guilty in Echuca Magistrates Court on Tuesday to two counts of fraudulently using registration

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Riverine Herald
Jan 23 2018
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Australia Day celebrations around the region

THE Campaspe Shire Australia Day award winners won’t be announced until Friday with Echuca’s festivities kicking off from 7.50am at the Aquatic Reserve.. With Australia Day Ambassador Bob Falconer, the morning will feature music, the

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Riverine Herald
Jan 23 2018
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Assaults ex-wife, but criminal record clear

A 56-YEAR-OLD man who assaulted his ex-wife has avoided conviction so he could keep his job.. The Eaglehawk man, who has not been named to protect the victim’s identity, pleaded guilty in Echuca Magistrates Court on Tuesday to aggravated

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Riverine Herald
Jan 22 2018
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NBN experience was a nightmare

AFTER its much anticipated arrival, the NBN has been causing headaches for some locals.. Reports of no internet or landline phone connections dropping out weeks into their new connections have been the horror stories residents and business owners

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Lachlan Durling
Jan 24 2018
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Hero teen must be recognised

PEOPLE are calling for Cobram’s Will Slatterie to be nominated for a bravery award after he risked his own life to save a grandmother and three children from drowning.. The Cobram Courier is backing the call and also urging the rescued woman

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Patrick Tansey
Jan 24 2018
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Moira’s volunteers recognised

Australia Day was celebrated early and in style this year at the annual Moira Shire Australia Day Awards evening held in Cobram last Thursday, January 18.. Nominations were up from 2017 with council this year receiving 30 nominations in five

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Fiona Blick
Jan 24 2018
Sport

Lance’s two holes in one

In the space of just four days, Lance Walsh had two holes in one on the Executive Course at Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort.. His first ace happened on Friday, January 12, on the ‘Blue’ Course’s sixth hole, playing about 165

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Robert Muir
Jan 24 2018
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Mystery around stolen car

Mystery surrounds the recovery of a stolen 2016 Black Ford Ranger dumped on the side of the road on Tungamah Road, approximately 7 km north of Tungamah. . The vehicle was stolen in March 2016 from an address in Patterson Lakes, a bayside suburb of

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Yarrawonga Ch...
Jan 24 2018
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Dumped ute a rubbish tip zone

A dumped utility with broken windows and no front wheels became a rubbish drop off zone for campers on Bourkes Bend Lane 17km west of Yarrawonga recently.. The Chronicle in the past week received a phone call from a concerned resident after the

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Fiona Blick
Jan 24 2018
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Trip into the river “positive”

Committee members of the Save Boating on the Murray group who travelled in two RMS boats with RMS and MDBA representatives on January 11 said the exercise was positive for both parties.. Pictured is Save Boating on the Murray Group’s Peter

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Yarrawonga Ch...
Jan 24 2018
Sport

Waterfest makes a splash

Popular Olympic watersports, kayaking, rowing and sailing were on show last Saturday for the Yarrawonga Mulwala Waterfest. The Waterfest, which was held at the Yarrawonga Yacht Club, was hailed as a huge success by organisers with more than 60

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Yarrawonga Ch...
Jan 24 2018
Sport

Local marathon attracts the best

Some of best paddlers in Australia lined up for the annual Canoeing Victoria Summer Series race in Yarrawonga on Sunday in preparation for the Canoe Marathon National Championships to be held in March.. Multiple Australian open champion Mick

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Yarrawonga Ch...
Jan 24 2018
Sport

A Grade wins T20 title

The Yarrawonga Mulwala Cricket Club A Grade have won the TOXFREE T20 Bash for Cash against Benalla Bushrangers at Wangaratta.. The team won there four preliminary games against Delatite, Rovers United Bruck, City Colts and Greta to advance to the

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Yarrawonga Ch...
Jan 24 2018
Sport

Yarrawonga rowers...

Yarrawonga Rowing Club competed last week at the Murray River Rowing Association, annual two day rowing regatta on Lake Moodemere.. This regatta has been held for the last 153 years and there was no shortage of competitors travelling far and wide

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Yarrawonga Ch...
Jan 24 2018
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Murray tourist mecca

Yarrawonga Mulwala and the Sun Country area showed further growth in domestic overnight and day trip visitors, generating more than $322 million into the region in the past year.. The latest tourism figures for the Sun Country area were released in

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Fiona Blick
Jan 24 2018
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Livestock

Finding vaccine gaps

Sheep producers are being encouraged to participate in a new survey to help researchers investigate why the effectiveness of the Gudair vaccine for ovine Johne’s disease appears to vary on different properties.. Gudair is Australia’s

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Shepparton News
Jan 23 2018
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Minister met

UDV president Adam Jenkins has labelled the newly appointed Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud ‘‘a good bloke’’ following a meeting earlier this month to discuss issues facing Victorian dairy farmers.. Mr

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Shepparton News
Jan 23 2018
Livestock

Visitors welcome

Santa Gertrudis bulls will be front and centre at Dingee stud Lincoln Park in Beef Week.. Owner Jacinta Taylor and her husband Barry have been involved in Beef Week for a number of years and, after a couple of years’ break, are happy to be

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Shepparton News
Jan 23 2018
Cropping

Early canola needs planning

Sowing canola early in most southern and eastern Australian cropping regions can increase productivity and profitability by following 10 key tactical guidelines.. That’s according to the Grains Research and Development Corporation, which

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Shepparton News
Jan 23 2018
Water

Water report says extra 450 Gl achievable

A new consultants report may pave the way for the Murray-Darling Basin to get more water for the environment.. The report, commissioned by the Federal Government, says it is possible to get the 450Gl of ‘up-water’ in addition to the

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Geoff Adams
Jan 23 2018
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Poor mobile reception slows accident response

Tocumwal cattle and sheep farmer Andrew Freshwater says a lack of reliable mobile phone coverage on his farm could have cost him his life.. With two broken legs and other injuries following an on-farm accident on January 4, Mr Freshwater said he was

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Shepparton News
Jan 23 2018
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Finley joins silo art list

Finley’s Julie Loughman has started a campaign to have artwork installed on the NSW town’s silos.. Mrs Loughman would like to see Finley join the growing number of towns with silo artwork displays, similar to the ones seen in

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Shepparton News
Jan 23 2018
Dairy

Blue tongue outbreak creates China block

China continues to refuse to accept dairy heifers from northern Victoria, despite local authorities declaring the region is free of the bluetongue virus.. Industry sources have confirmed that the export of cattle to China from the area around Echuc

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Shepparton News
Jan 23 2018
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Electrical fault sparks Numurkah tractor fire

Three Country Fire Authority crews attended and contained a tractor fire on Thursday at Numurkah.. CFA units from Numurkah, Waaia and Kaarimba attended the incident on Betts Rd, which happened about noon.. The tractor’s owner Denis Garner said

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Shepparton News
Jan 23 2018
Viticulture

Hare of the dog

The Boss, as you know, is a constant disappointment to me - and keeps coming up with new ways of being disappointing.. The latest thing I've noticed is that he enjoys watching hares more than chasing them - which means he leaves the hard work up

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The General
Jan 23 2018
Dairy

Dairy competition...

Tatura Park has come to life with International Dairy Week getting under way on Sunday, bringing together more than 1100 entries from 198 exhibitors to compete at the five-day event.. Exhibitors have descended on Tatura from across the country as

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Alana Christe...
Jan 23 2018
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Early start to duck...

Changes to the 2018 duck hunting season have been made due to the illegal behaviour of some hunters on the opening weekend of the 2017 season.. The start of last year’s season saw animal welfare groups collect 1246 dead waterbirds from

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Rodney Woods
Jan 23 2018
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Controversial Pacific trade pact revived

Eleven Pacific countries are set to sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact in March, pushing ahead with the deal without America.

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AAP News
Jan 24 2018
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Sessions quizzed by Mueller's Russia probe

Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who recused himself from overseeing the Russia probe last March, has been interviewed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office

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AAP News
Jan 24 2018
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Super Hornets due home after IS strike ops

Australia's air strike operations against Islamic State have wrapped up and six Super Hornet fighter jets are returning to their Queensland base.

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AAP News
Jan 24 2018
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Police to take time with new Beaumont dig

South Australian police say it's important to take the time to ensure a new excavation relating to the missing Beaumont children is done correctly.

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AAP News
Jan 24 2018
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NSW rail workers to decide on deal

NSW rail workers are expected to decide if they will continue with planned industrial action that would send the state's rail network into chaos.

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AAP News
Jan 24 2018
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George Pell's lawyers return to court

Lawyers for Cardinal George Pell will face a Melbourne court as they prepare for a month-long hearing about multiple historical sex offence charges.

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AAP News
Jan 24 2018
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Extreme fire risk warning for south Qld

Authorities are urging people across southwest Queensland to take extra care, with a forecast of very high fire danger risk.

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AAP News
Jan 24 2018
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Tsunami alerts lifted after Alaska quake

A tsunami alert for parts of the US and Canadian west coast has been lifted, after an earthquake sparked fears of possible tidal waves.

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AAP News
Jan 24 2018
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Margot Robbie scores Oscar nomination

The Shape of Water, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and Dunkirk were the big winners at the Oscar nomination ceremony.

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AAP News
Jan 24 2018
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'Good man' shot dead outside Sydney cafe

Prominent Sydney local lawyer Ho Ledinh, 65, was shot dead in broad daylight and detectives have been working through the night to track his killer.

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AAP News
Jan 24 2018
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Stick to global rules, Labor warns

Labor's foreign affairs spokeswoman Penny Wong says ASEAN can play a key role in ensuring nations stick to the rules and don't throw their weight around.

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AAP News
Jan 24 2018
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