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Do you want to be community leader?

APPLICATIONS are now open for the Loddon Murray Community Leadership Program (LMCLP).. The 10-month program (26 contact days) empowers local heroes to continue investing in their community.. Those passionate about their community, industry or sector

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Kyabram Free ...
Sep 22 2017
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Former drug user backs welfare test plan

A FORMER Kyabram drug user has praised the federal government’s trialled welfare drug test plan, which he believed would set users on the path to recovery.. The government earlier this year announced it would drug test 5000 Centrelink clients

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Kyabram Free ...
Sep 22 2017
Sport

Just one hour from the amazing

AFTER weeks of blood, sweat and tears, the Kyabram Bombers have finally made it to the big dance.. From day one the A grade side has stepped onto the court and put in a near-flawless performance, brushing aside the competition week after week

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Charmayne All...
Sep 21 2017
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Rural News
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Juniors steal showgirl limelight

When it comes time for the showgirl competitions on agricultural days, it’s often the Miss Showgirl entrants than get plenty of the focus.. However in recent years, younger girls have been throwing their hat in the ring to compete for a title

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Alana Christe...
Sep 26 2017
Dairy

Power price hits dairy

Dairy farmers are being crushed under the weight of power prices, with climbing power bills impacting their ability to stay competitive.. The rising cost of electricity has hit farmers hard, with Australian Dairy Council figures claiming that dairy

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Alana Christe...
Sep 26 2017
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Fonterra makes bid for Murray Goulburn co-op

Fonterra has emerged as one of the companies making an offer to take over dairy co-operative, Murray Goulburn.. Fonterra managing director, Rene Dedoncker has told ABC radio the company is interested in Australia's biggest milk processor

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Shepparton News
Sep 25 2017
Viticulture

Heat records for September set at many places in NSW and VIC

Last weekend was dominated by the breaking of record high maximum temperatures for September. 61 recording stations in NSW and 35 recording stations in Victoria had their hottest September day on record; some places have had over 120 years of

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Peter Nelson
Sep 25 2017
Viticulture

Another e-flow - but do we need it?

We're on the river most days, so we were watching for the environmental flush due to start on Saturday. By Sunday morning it was creeping over the sandbar and The Boss wasn't all that happy about it.. He reckons the south- and east-facing

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The General
Sep 25 2017
News

Fracking moratorium

The Western Australian Government has banned fracking in the popular south-west tourist region and put in place a statewide moratorium, pending an independent scientific inquiry.. Premier Mark McGowan has announced his government was banning

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Shepparton News
Sep 24 2017
Cropping

Big crop expected in south

Southern regions have been buoyed by late August rainfall, with Dairy Australia pointing to an improved prospect for hay harvests as a result.. The organisation’s hay report said while hay trading was subdued across much of Australia as

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Shepparton News
Sep 24 2017
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Ute bale lifter in line for award

A ute hay bale lifter designed to make feeding out round bales on the farm easier is an entry in the 2017 Henty Agri-Innovators Award.. Daysdale sheep producer Peter Mills came up with the idea of adapting a lifting frame to the tilt tray of his

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Shepparton News
Sep 24 2017
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Group up for award

A Campaspe Shire community group dedicated to preserving squirrel gliders has been named as a state finalist in the Tidy Towns Awards Program, part of the 2017 Keep Victoria Beautiful Awards.. Strathallan Family Landcare is a key contender to take

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Shepparton News
Sep 24 2017
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Bitten? There’s an...

For humans, most snakebite victims are male, bitten in the warmer months of the year and most bites occur in or near homes.. The brown snake caused 23 of the 35 snakebite-related deaths recorded between 2000 and 2016 by the National Coronial

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Shepparton News
Sep 24 2017
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Recognition for...

Emerging female leaders who want to create impact, innovate and make a difference to rural and regional Australia are being encouraged to apply for the new-look AgriFutures Australia 2018 Rural Women’s Award.. Formerly the Rural Industries

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Shepparton News
Sep 23 2017
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Crop yields set to drop

Winter crop production in NSW is predicted to drop by almost 50 per cent after the state suffered through a dry winter and severe frosts, the Federal Government’s agriculture forecaster has warned.. But NSW is not the only affected area, with

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Shepparton News
Sep 23 2017
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Restrict gas exports to use here: Victoria

Australian gas exports should be limited so they can be used generating power at home, Victoria's government says.

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AAP News
Sep 26 2017
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Frances Abbott in 'Yes' campaign video

Tony Abbott's daughter Frances is featuring in a campaign video urging people to vote "yes" to make same-sex marriage a reality.

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AAP News
Sep 26 2017
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Families share Polygon Wood diggers' fates

A century on from the Battle of Polygon Wood in Belgium some Australian families are still looking for their lost loved ones.

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AAP News
Sep 26 2017
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Bali fights taking extra fuel just in case

Some Virgin planes bound for Bali are stopping in Darwin for extra fuel to ensure they can make it back home if Mount Agung erupts while they are in the air.

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AAP News
Sep 26 2017
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Ardern hopeful of forming govt in NZ

Jacinda Ardern believes she has 'absolutely every chance' of becoming New Zealand's youngest prime minister in modern history.

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AAP News
Sep 26 2017
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Weiner sentenced in teen 'sexting' case

Former Congressman Anthony Weiner has wept in court as he was sentenced to 21 months for sending explicit messages to a 15-year-old girl.

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AAP News
Sep 26 2017
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NBA joins NFL feud with Trump

The NBA has weighed into the feud about kneeling during the national anthem as Donald Trump shows no sign of backing down from his earlier criticism.

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AAP News
Sep 26 2017
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Vic police seek man over Teriaki death

Victoria Police want to speak to a man they believe can help them solve the fatal shooting of Anwar Teriaki last month in Roxburgh Park.

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AAP News
Sep 26 2017
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Clive Palmer's PA before court over nephew

Liquidators for Clive Palmer's failed Queensland Nickel business will grill his former PA over whether she's helped his fugitive nephew sail the world.

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AAP News
Sep 26 2017
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Harry, Meghan cosy up at Invictus Games

Prince Harry and his girlfriend, American actress Meghan Markle, have appeared together publicly for the first time at the Invictus Games in Toronto.

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AAP News
Sep 26 2017
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Puerto Rico seeks help after Maria

The governor of Puerto Rico says swift action is needed as the island's 3.4 million Americans struggle to recover from Hurricane Maria.

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AAP News
Sep 26 2017
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