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Mayor is council’s voice at state level

THE Campaspe Shire mayor will be council’s delegate to Rural Councils Victoria.. At a recent council meeting, Cr Adrian Weston was nominated and authorised to vote and speak on behalf of council. From now on, whoever is mayor will be the

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Oct 19 2017
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It’s getting to the very pointy end for Year 12s

NERVES are mounting as exams creep closer, but local year 12 students are keeping their eyes fixed on what awaits after school.. Kyabram P-12 College students have a series of different pathways planned for 2018.. Joseph Stevens dreams of a future

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Oct 19 2017
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Wave of burglaries hits Tongala

TONGALA Cricket Club and Tongala Post Office were targeted in burglaries on Sunday night.. Offenders gained entry to the cricket club at around 11.30pm on Sunday, inflicting an estimated $3500 worth of damage.. The burglars attacked both doors

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Charmayne All...
Oct 19 2017
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Nationals survive swing

Meticulous vote counting will continue after the weekend’s by-elections in three NSW electorates — but the victorious Nationals are now facing a less certain future.. The Nationals watched on nervously as the Shooters, Fishers and

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Oct 20 2017
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Dairy recovery coming, but not soon

Modest improvement in dairy prices is on the way, but many northern Victorian farmers are facing low cash flow, Dairy Australia CEO, Ian Halliday said this week.. "Cash flow is still very tight and for most farmers I think it will take 12 to 18

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Oct 19 2017
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Concerns are heard

Southern NSW grain growers have explained to the Grains Research and Development Corporation’s Northern Regional Panel how issues such as a dry season, frosts, mice and irrigation water costs are reducing farm profitability.. Listening to

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
Water

Top tap water contest

Goulburn Valley Water will represent Victoria at the third Ixom Best Tap Water in Australia competition on Wednesday, October 18.. Hosted by the Water Industry Operators Association of Australia, the awards will be held in Launceston in Tasmani

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
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Horses and riders in the ring

More than 100 riders descended on Tatura at the weekend, as part of the Shepparton Agricultural Show’s horse show.. The Hunter Rural Shepparton Agricultural Horse Show, held at Tatura Park, is the only local show of its kind where riders can

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Oct 19 2017
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Gardens feature fantastic flora

Open Gardens Victoria is holding an open day for two gardens near Yea next month.. On Saturday and Sunday, November 4 and 5, Mareeba at Murrindindi and Candlebark at Limestone will be available for inspection.. Mareeba is a garden of exotic and

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Oct 19 2017
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Beer will be star of the day

Oktoberfest will be back in Tooborac once more, with the Tooborac Hotel and Brewery hosting its sixth annual OkTOOBerfest Beer Festival next week.. Families, groups and friends are invited to enjoy the German tradition, with the hotel set to host

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Oct 19 2017
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Jalapeno, lime, honey and coriander lamb shoulder

Jalapeno, Lime, Honey and Coriander Lamb Shoulder. Serves six.. Ingredients:. 1.4kg lamb shoulder, bone in. 1 tbsp olive oil. 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped. 1 jalapeno, seeded, finely chopped. zest and juice of 2 limes. 2 tbsp honey. bunch

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Oct 19 2017
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Old and new at the Euroa Show

The 127th Annual Euroa Show will be held later this month.. The show will have a ‘Food Comes From Farms’ theme and will feature new initiatives including the Young Farmers’ Challenge, the Wild Action Show, a hay bale maze and

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
Livestock

Greenham purchase

Tongala abattoir operator HW Greenham & Sons has announced its acquisition of the currently closed Moe meatworks, with production to start again in mid-November.. Currently operating abattoirs in Tongala and Smithton (Tasmania), Greenham has

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Oct 19 2017
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Sun shines on Dookie...

The Melbourne University's Dookie campus threw open the doors today for prospective students on a fine example of a northern Victorian day.. The University offered tours and exhibitions demonstrating its breadth of rural and agricultural

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Shepparton News
Oct 18 2017
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Cats killing millions...

More than one million native Australian birds are killed across the country by cats every day, new research shows.. The study, published in the journal Biological Conversation, estimates feral cats kill 316million birds a year, while pet cats kill

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Oct 18 2017
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LA police open Weinstein investigation

LA police have interviewed a possible sexual assault victim who reported an incident involving Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein that happened in 2013.

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Oct 20 2017
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PM 'sad' to see end of Holden era

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says most of the workers at Holden have either transitioned into new jobs, gone into study or retired as it closes its doors.

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Oct 20 2017
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George W Bush condemns Trump-era America

George W Bush didn't name Donald Trump in a speech in New York, but he's attacked some of the principles that define the 45th president's political brand.

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Oct 20 2017
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Ardern's empathy important for NZ: Clark

Former New Zealand Labour prime minister Helen Clark says she is excited by Jacinda's Ardern's leadership, empathy and willingness to work hard.

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Oct 20 2017
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Still a no, South Aust tells PM on energy

South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill insists his state won't be signing up to the federal government's national energy guarantee.

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Oct 20 2017
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Vic MPs still debating assisted dying laws

The debate over the Victorian Labor government's controversial assisted dying laws has raged for almost 24 hours straight with MPs sitting through the night.

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Oct 20 2017
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Spain to suspend Catalonia's autonomy

Madrid will impose direct rule on Catalonia from Saturday after the region's leader threatened to proceed with a formal declaration of independence from Spain.

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Oct 20 2017
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Kelly defends Trump's call to war widow

General John Kelly says he's "heartbroken" a US congresswoman overheard Donald Trump's conversation with a soldier's grieving family and chose to politicise it.

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Oct 20 2017
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Holden hails its job transition program

As its factory closes in Adelaide, car maker Holden has hailed its efforts to help workers find new jobs.

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Oct 20 2017
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Keating urges Vic MPs to kill Die bill

The former Labor prime minister Paul Keating has issued a stern warning to Victoria about its proposed euthanasia bill, urging parliamentarians to kill it off.

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Oct 20 2017
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NKorea months away from perfecting weapons

The head of the Central Intelligence Agency has warned that North Korea are just months away from perfecting their nuclear capabilities.

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Oct 20 2017
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