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Balls to bounce obesity

SPORTING clubs and schools have been called on to apply for a share in $1 million of an equipment giveaway.. About 50,000 items of equipment will be donated thanks to a partnership formed between the Australian Sports Foundation and Spartan Sports

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Mar 25 2017
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Councillors to post expenses

CAMPASPE Shire councillors’ expenses will now be readily available to the public on a more frequent basis.. The quarterly expenses report for each councillor will now be available through the council’s website.. ‘‘It demonstrates we are

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Riverine Herald
Mar 25 2017
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Island upgrades overcome work delays

PART one of the Ogilvie Ave and High St median islands upgrade project is a go after council overcame some speed bumps.. Campaspe Shire decided the upgrade of the strip of road from the Ogilvie Ave roundabout to the Campaspe river bridge will go

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Mar 25 2017
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Feast on our diverse culture

Diversity and deliciousness is promised at Deniliquin’s second multinational food fest, on Saturday, April 1.. Deniliquin Rotary and Intereach’s multicultural group have organised another food and culture festival, and this year’s event will

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Mar 26 2017
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Conargo assistance

The Conargo and district community raised $300 for Deniliquin Can Assist charity branch last Friday night.. The cash was raised through a barbecue dinner provided for the 70 people who turned out at the Conargo Recreation Reserve for a night of

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Delaney Couro...
Mar 26 2017
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Large fig tree to go

A diseased Moreton Bay fig tree is to be removed from the Waring Gardens over coming days.. Located in the middle of the park behind the Harrison St toilets, Edward River Council has confirmed it will be replaced with a healthier tree.. The tree

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Mar 26 2017
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Her Mum, Dad and brother murdered

Karla Brooks was just six years old when her parents and older brother were shot dead in the Millewa State Forest near Deniliquin in March 2000.. She spoke exclusively to the Pastoral Times this week — the first time she’s spoken publicly on the

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Zoe McMaugh
Mar 26 2017
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$250,000 still in place for info.

A $250,000 reward is still on offer for information leading to the conviction of a person or persons responsible for the murder of Steven and Barbara Brooks and Stacie Willoughby.. Thursday last week marked the anniversary of when 34 year-old

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Zoe McMaugh
Mar 26 2017
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Council questions

Edward River Council has released a ‘frequently asked questions’ document for residents:. What time is the new Customer Service Centre open?. The Customer Service Centre is open from 8.30am to 5pm five days a week, excluding public holidays

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Mar 25 2017
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New service centre

Edward River Council has centralised its customer service operations in a new administration building in Cressy St, Deniliquin.. A custom-built demountable building by Deniliquin company Decentralised Demountables has been installed adjacent the

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Delaney Couro...
Mar 25 2017
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Program explores Deni migration and harmony

The concept of harmony in our communities was showcased through theatrical performances in Deniliquin on Tuesday evening.. Yarkuwa Indigenous Knowledge Centre hosted the Stories of Hope and Migration project, which attracted about 40 guests.. As

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Delaney Couro...
Mar 25 2017
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Green bus driving to keep Gonski funding

Deniliquin High School has joined the fight against government plans to scrap Gonski funding this year.. The school was the first NSW stop for the bright green bus as part of its national tour for the Australian Education Union’s ‘I Give

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Jamie Lowe
Mar 25 2017
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Civic Place office...

The home of the former Deniliquin Council will continue to be used by Edward River Council as an office space.. All ERC staff were moved into the Civic Place complex before the Christmas break, but director technical services Mark Dalzell said the

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Delaney Couro...
Mar 25 2017
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Parents, brother...

~ from page 1. ‘‘Some of my favourite memories are when dad always took us down the bush for drives — mud bashing was pretty fun.. ‘‘We also went on trips to Melbourne and Wagga.. ‘‘Stacie and I were really close, and we would play

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Zoe McMaugh
Mar 25 2017
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Quality Decentralised...

Edward River Council enlisted the expertise of a local company when deciding how best to house its newly merged workforce.. Decentralised Demountables, based in the east-Deniliquin industrial estate and owned by Robert Wilson, built the new

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Delaney Couro...
Mar 25 2017
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GMA board resolution

Game Management Authority chair Brian Hine has welcomed the decision to extend his appointment just four months into the job, as he now turns his focus to the the possibility of leading the authority with an entirely new board.. Mr Hine will lead

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Alana Christe...
Mar 26 2017
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GRDC holds meetings

Grain growers and agronomists in southern NSW are being invited to a series of regional meetings run by the Grains Research and Development Corporation.. The meetings — including those in Finley, Mulwala and Temora — have been initiated by the

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Shepparton News
Mar 26 2017
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Farmers feel upbeat about the new year

Victorian farmers have started 2017 on a positive note, with four out of five expecting this year to be similar to, or even better than, the last.. But low wheat prices have put a dent in grain grower confidence, although buffered by the bumper

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Shepparton News
Mar 26 2017
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Good health can lift happiness

New research released to coincide with the International Day of Happiness (March 20) reveals that when we feel good about ourselves physically, it can lead to us taking greater care of other areas in our life, shifting momentum to a happier you

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Shepparton News
Mar 25 2017
Livestock

Call to confine RSPCA to domestic cases

The VFF has called on the Victorian Government to prevent animal activist groups from gaining the power to police farm practices in a submission to a parliamentary inquiry into the Victorian branch of the RSPCA.. The organisation urged the

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Shepparton News
Mar 25 2017
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Farmer wants answers over aerodrome

A sixth-generation Pine Lodge farmer is concerned his property is the preferred site for the potential relocation of the Shepparton Aerodrome.. Pork producer John Laws says the future of his farm might be ‘‘up in the air’’ after he was last

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Shepparton News
Mar 25 2017
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Carp on the rise

A leading river systems expert says unregulated flooding and increased environmental flows will also increase the numbers of invasive fish species such as carp.. Dr John Conallin said the current Murray-Darling Basin Plan approach of inundating

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Shepparton News
Mar 24 2017
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Soil innovator visits region

The country’s future agricultural innovators are among those who heard from one of the world’s best soil farmers recently.. Rick Bieber from South Dakota in the United States visited the Pine Lodge farm of David Cook as part of his Australian

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Shepparton News
Mar 24 2017
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Blue-green algae warning

Goulburn-Murray Water (GMW) is warning the public to avoid direct contact with water in various locations within the Central Goulburn and Loddon Valley Irrigation Areas after monitoring detected high levels of blue-green algae.. The following

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Shepparton News
Mar 24 2017
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Grain interest high in...

The recent Australian Grains Industry Conference event in Shanghai, China was sold out, which demonstrates strong interest in China for Australian grains, according to Grain Trade Australia.. AGIC Asia returned to China after two successful AGIC

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Shepparton News
Mar 24 2017
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New chair announced

Murray Goulburn Co-operative has announced the appointment of John Spark as chairman with effect from April 1 and the retirement of Philip Tracy from the chairmanship and board on March 31.. Mr Spark will join the boards of Murray Goulburn and

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Shepparton News
Mar 24 2017
Livestock

Taminick stud holds...

Witherswood Angus, based in Taminick, was expecting a high level of interest for its sale on Tuesday, March 21 at which 71 bulls were to go under the hammer.. Stud manager Ian Peake said many of the bulls, ranging from 18 to 22 months old, came from

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Shepparton News
Mar 23 2017
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Airlie Beach braces for Cyclone Debbie

Residents and holidaymakers in Airlie Beach are making final preparations before Cyclone Debbie hits Queensland's eastern coast.

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Mar 26 2017
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Turnbull a 'can-do' PM, says Bishop

Liberal party deputy leader Julie Bishop believes Malcolm Turnbull is a "can-do prime minister" who will lead the coalition into the next federal election.

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Mar 26 2017
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Elusive Mensink faces plenty of questions

Liquidators have lots of questions for Clive Palmer's nephew if he does show up for a court grilling about the Queensland Nickel collapse.

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Mar 26 2017
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Slain UK cop's family thanks responders

The family of a murdered British policeman have thanked those who were with him in his dying moments, saying: 'There was nothing more you could have done'.

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AAP News
Mar 26 2017
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Time for RBA-style energy authority:Greens

The Greens believe the way the present national electricity system is run is broken and should be overseen by a Reserve Bank-style independent body.

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AAP News
Mar 26 2017
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Awesome Arrogate rules the world in Dubai

World No.1 Arrogate had to show courage as well as class to win the Dubai World Cup with a sensational performance at Meydan.

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AAP News
Mar 26 2017

Round 1 AFL - Gold Coast Suns v Brisbane Lions Highlights

Round 1 AFL - Gold Coast Suns v Brisbane Lions Highlights

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Waleed Aly among Gold Logie nominees

Love Child and Wrong Girl actress Jessica Marais will vie for television's top prize, the Gold Logie, against last year's winner Waleed Aly and four other men.

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Mar 26 2017
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Keep the deficit levy in place: Labor

Opposition finance spokesman Jim Chalmers says the Turnbull government must keep the deficit levy in place when the budget is still deep in the red.

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AAP News
Mar 26 2017
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Five die in separate NSW road crashes

Five people have died on NSW roads in separate accidents over the weekend, including two young people who crashed into a power pole in Sydney's east.

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AAP News
Mar 26 2017
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Justice for brave Salt Creek backpackers

A man has been found guilty of a violent attack on two female backpackers on the sand dunes of a remote South Australian beach.

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AAP News
Mar 26 2017
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