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Technology opens new chapter for shire libraries

CAMPASPE Shire has embraced new technology installed in five libraries at Kyabram, Tongala, Rushworth, Rochester and Echuca.. Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology works through the wireless use of electromagnetic fields, which transfer

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Jun 23 2017
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Tax ‘unfair’ for country taxi users

A PARLIAMENTARY committee has recommended the Andrews Labor Government reconsider its proposed taxi reform legislation, including its new $2 tax on every taxi trip.. A report tabled in parliament last week by the Economy and Infrastructure Committee

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Kyabram Free ...
Jun 23 2017
Sport

True Grit

AFTER quite the fright at the Euroa Memorial Oval, Kyabram found a way to get across the line and keep its record-breaking undefeated streak intact.. The top of the Goulburn Valley League ladder clash saw Euroa bring the heat early and lead for much

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Kyabram Free ...
Jun 23 2017
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Report shows road problems

State Member for Euroa Steph Ryan is calling for an immediate injection in roads funding after a report showed cuts to Victoria’s road maintenance budget was wreaking havoc across north-east Victoria.. The report, tabled by the state’s Auditor

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Shepparton News
Jun 27 2017
Dairy

Murray Goulburn increases milk price

Major milk processor Murray Goulburn has lifted its opening price for the 2017-18 season from $4.70/kg milk solids to $5.20/kg and increased its forecast range of prices for the season.. The company, which has come under sustained criticism from

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Shepparton News
Jun 27 2017
Cropping

Spot the disease

Season 2017 is producing mixed fortunes in terms of canola diseases for growers in the southern cropping region.. While the risk of blackleg disease has reduced with the lack of consistent rainfall in many parts of the region, there has been an

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Shepparton News
Jun 27 2017
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Concession on fire reform bill

Victoria’s controversial fire service reforms could be amended after Premier Daniel Andrews agreed to work with concerned crossbenchers.. The bill has stalled in the upper house, with the Andrews Labor Government unable to get crossbench support

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Shepparton News
Jun 27 2017
Dairy

Lucy almost lost in La La land

Where did you get Lucy?. Kate: There were two kelpie-blue heeler dogs out at a Byrneside property looking for rehoming. They were at a large western horse training facility that could no longer accommodate dogs. As soon as I met her it was meant to

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Shepparton News
Jun 27 2017
Water

Rubicon expands into China

The announcement of a new joint venture agreement in China is the latest development in a string of expansions pursued by Rubicon Water.. After the Chinese deal was signed, Rubicon chief executive Bruce Rodgerson left for India, where he met with

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Geoff Adams
Jun 27 2017
Water

Million-dollar water deal

Irrigation technology developed in northern Victoria will be a key part of a new $200million deal between Rubicon Water and a Chinese province.. Under the joint venture agreement, equipment and technology built in Shepparton will be exported to

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Geoff Adams
Jun 27 2017
News

Paraded in the ring

It was the year that Australia’s biggest reservoir, Lake Eucumbene, was completed, the Menzies Government won a fifth term in office and Baystone won the Melbourne Cup, but 1958 was also the first time regional winners met in Melbourne for the

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Rodney Woods
Jun 27 2017
Dairy

Milk flows at Stanhope Fonterra plant

Stanhope’s new state-of-the-art cheese plant is a step closer to making cheese after the first milk flowed through the lines.. The milk, collected from northern Victorian farms, will be made into cheese destined for the domestic and global

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Shepparton News
Jun 27 2017
Water

Basin plan criticised

Both the federal agriculture minister and the Murray-Darling Basin Authority’s chief executive officer say the Murray-Darling Basin Plan is on track to succeed, despite warnings it is set to fail.. Federal Agriculture Minister and Deputy Prime

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Rodney Woods
Jun 27 2017
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China not the enemy

A former Victorian premier fears anti-foreign investment sentiment in Australia could compromise future economic prosperity and cost opportunities with China.. John Brumby is the national president of the Australia China Business Council, which is

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Shepparton News
Jun 26 2017
Viticulture

Dry spell and warm...

The long spell of dry weather and above normal warmth each day has continued last week and is expected to continue up to near the end of the month in our regions. However, there are signs of a change approaching. Perth last Thursday 22nd , received

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Peter Nelson
Jun 26 2017
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Man to face Qld court over 1997 murder

A 66-year-old man is due to face a Gold Coast court charged with being an accessory after the fact to a 1997 execution-style killing.

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AAP News
Jun 28 2017
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Mosque terror attack suspect in court

A man has appeared in court accused of murder and attempted murder over the van attack on worshippers outside a London mosque.

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AAP News
Jun 27 2017
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EU fines Google a record $3.5 billion

Google has been fined 2.42 billion euros by the European Union's competition watchdog.

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AAP News
Jun 27 2017
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Ex-AFL footballer Yarran still in prison

Former AFL footballer Shane Yarran's bail application has been refused and he will remain in prison until at least August before facing 10 charges.

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AAP News
Jun 27 2017
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WA bushfire class action to go to trial

Lawyers representing residents who lost their homes in the 2014 Perth hills bushfire will ask the Supreme Court for a trial date.

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AAP News
Jun 27 2017
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Abbott outlines his fresh battle lines

In an address to the Institute of Public Affairs Tony Abbott has outlined his plan to make Australia work again.

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AAP News
Jun 27 2017
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Woolies worker filmed toilet for 'arousal'

A man accused of filming colleagues in a toilet area of a Sydney Woolworths has tried to hide his face outside court.

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AAP News
Jun 27 2017
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US warns Syria over chemical attack

The White House says it has identified potential preparations for a chemical weapons attack by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

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AAP News
Jun 27 2017
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Man charged with murder over NSW shooting

Phil Becker, 33, has been charged with the shooting death of alleged debt enforcer Ace Hall in northern NSW after being extradited from Queensland.

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AAP News
Jun 27 2017
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Victorian greenhouse gets $565m wind farm

A huge new wind farm will power a $565 million expansion of hydroponic farms in western Victoria.

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AAP News
Jun 27 2017
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Brisbane tyre fire sparks health warning

A large pile of tyres has caught fire in Brisbane, sparking a health warning for people near the scene at Rocklea.

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AAP News
Jun 27 2017
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