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Girgarre welcomes stars on Sunday

THE Girgarre Football Netball Club will welcome North Melbourne star Ben Brown, former AFL player and coach David Parkin and former Australian netballer Julie Corletto to the club on Sunday.. It’s all part of the 2018 Worksafe Game of the

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Jun 22 2018
Sport

Croquet

THE Croquet Club was recently successful in securing a small grant from the Campaspe Shire to help with the modification of the clubhouse’s front verandah. The money was put towards having a double powerpoint placed at the east end and

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Kyabram Free ...
Jun 22 2018
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Take heart, it’s a new defibrillator - Device installed at Rushy...

THIS isn’t a one-defibrillator town.. Thanks to the Easter Heritage Festival, Rushworth now has easy access to a defibrillator, right in the heart of town.. Outside the Rushworth Hotel in an alarmed cupboard, under CCTV watch, sits a device

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Lachlan Durling
Jun 22 2018
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Water

Report calls for reform to G-MW

An independent panel has found that Goulburn-Murray Water is an organisation badly in need of change, and major reform is needed to ensure that it will be sustainable into the future.. The panel’s report, released last week by Victorian Water

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Geoff Adams
Feb 21 2018
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Solar company seeking site at Numurkah

First Solar Australia is branching into Victoria for the first time, with a proposed solar farm set for north of Numurkah.. The Moira Solar Farm, as it will be known, will be located at the intersection of Numurkah and Naring Rds and will include

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
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Finley solar farm gets go-ahead

The $170million Finley Solar Farm proposal has been approved by the NSW Government, in what is a first for the state’s Department of Planning in 2018.. The project, which will be located on Canalla Rd adjacent to the Finley substation, will

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Changes promised for G-MW

The changes proposed for G-MW are about being more transparent on costs, implementing efficiencies and making sure the organisation delivers the services the community wants at an affordable price, Federal Water Minister Lisa Neville says.. The

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Murray Darling basin plan threatened

The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is under threat after Federal Government changes seeking to distribute water differently were shot down in the Senate.. The Coalition was unable to strike a deal with Labor, which supported a Greens disallowance motion

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Water charge review promised by Nationals

A Liberal Nationals government would review the charges of Victoria’s rural water authorities to ensure water storage and delivery costs are fair and equitable.. Shadow Water Minister Steph Ryan announced the review, which will examine water

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Cropping

Victorian Government to decide on Shepp solar

The Victorian government will decide on planning applications for four solar farms in the Greater Shepparton region... The City of Greater Shepparton handed over the responsibility and last week the Victorian government agreed to call in the

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2018
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More bank competition urged

Australia’s long-standing policy to prevent mergers of the big four banks is ‘‘redundant’’ and the sector needs a new champion to promote competition, the Productivity Commission says.. The commission has released

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2018
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New plan for land sales

The Federal Government has announced a plan for new rules regarding the sale of agricultural land in an attempt to address rising foreign investment.. The changes require land to be widely marketed for a minimum of 30 days and for Australians to be

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2018
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Eating raw chicken...

If you like to give your beloved pooch a chicken neck to gnaw on as a treat, you might want to reconsider.. A new study has found eating raw chicken increases the risk of dogs developing a paralysing and sometimes fatal condition by more than 70

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2018
Livestock

RamSelect offers...

Kangaroo Island stud Ella Matta White Suffolk and Merino has credited genetic selection app RamSelect with helping it record its best sales result late last year.. The sale saw the stud sell its highest ever top-priced ram for $16000 and achieve an

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
Water

Have say on flood...

Residents from various towns across north-east Victoria have a chance to contribute to the formation of local flood studies for the Goulburn and Broken areas this month.. Work is starting on a flood study for the Broken River floodplain (Lake

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
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Early voters to know candidates in clear

The Australian Electoral Commission will publish citizenship details of candidates the day before polls open in five by-elections.

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AAP News
Jun 25 2018
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Fed court stops Tamil family deportation

The Federal Court has ordered the Australian government not deport a Tamil family as they await the outcome of an appeal about whether they can stay.

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AAP News
Jun 25 2018
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Hayne hits back at Bankwest criticisms

The banking royal commissioner has taken the unusual step of directly responding to criticism of his investigation of the Commonwealth Bank's Bankwest takeover.

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AAP News
Jun 25 2018
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Grudge against health premiums grows-ACCC

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has shed light on skyrocketing private health insurance premiums and it's found customers aren't happy.

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AAP News
Jun 25 2018
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Junior NRL stardom not the only way up

Setting the junior rugby league world on fire is not the only path to elite success in the National Rugby League, new research shows.

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AAP News
Jun 25 2018
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Strong economy benefited firms-poll

Most Australians believe corporations and senior executives were the big winners from the nation's record economic expansion, rather than average workers.

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AAP News
Jun 25 2018
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'Brink of disaster', MP warns about loans

Australia must separate retail commercial banking from risky investment activities by banks, independent MP Bob Katter says.

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AAP News
Jun 25 2018
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ANZ Landmark controversy aired at inquiry

The banking royal commission's focus on loans to farmers will include revisiting the controversy over how ANZ treated former Landmark customers.

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AAP News
Jun 25 2018
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Labor moves to save worker penalty rates

Labor leader Bill Shorten has introduced legislation to parliament to reinstate Sunday penalty rates for up to 700,000 Australians.

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AAP News
Jun 25 2018
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Company tax cuts staying despite attacks

Malcolm Turnbull is sticking with company tax cuts despite problems getting them through the Senate and Labor ads personally attacking him.

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AAP News
Jun 25 2018
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CBA to demerge and list wealth management

Commonwealth Bank will demerge and list its wealth management and mortgage broking businesses, and could also sell its CommInsure insurance unit.

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AAP News
Jun 25 2018
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