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Mini mechanics given a new project

IF YOU’RE looking for your car, Kyabram P-12 College may have it.. Kyabram Police have donated a Mitsubishi Solara which was impounded after a Stanhope police pursuit in April to the VCAL and VET automotive students.. The car, which is

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Jun 14 2018
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MRGC has report on Basin Plan

THE Murray River Group of Councils has released social research into the impact of the Murray Darling Basin Plan on the communities in northern Victoria.. This research gives insight into the personal cost and on the social impact the Basin Plan is

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Kyabram Free ...
Jun 14 2018
Sport

Makin wins top prize

DARREN Makin from Gardiners Run has won the 2018 Victorian Men’s Par Three Championship at Kyabram Parkland.. With the top four players all playing together in the final group, the race was on to chase down the clubhouse leader.. Starting four

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Jun 14 2018
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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
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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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Labor push for live export watchdog

Federal Labor's agriculture spokesman Joel Fitzgibbon has introduced legislation to establish an independent watchdog for the live export industry.

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AAP News
Jun 18 2018
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Bill to axe GST on tampons passes Senate

Legislation to remove the $30 million GST from feminine hygiene products has passed the Senate.

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AAP News
Jun 18 2018
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Cormack backs Guy, but not Vic Libs admin

The Cormack Foundation says it will support getting Matthew Guy elected as the next Victorian premier while avoiding the state Liberal party.

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AAP News
Jun 18 2018
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Australian Ballet to tour China in October

The federal government will provide $100,000 for The Australian Ballet to tour China later this year, as it seeks to improve strained ties with Beijing.

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Jun 18 2018
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Lost polls demand different stance: Abbott

Tony Abbott has chuckled at suggestions the coalition's latest Newspoll loss makes him look like a choirboy compared to Malcolm Turnbull.

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Jun 18 2018
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Refugee detention changes needed: Wilkie

Federal independent MP Andrew Wilkie has introduced a bill to abolish mandatory detention of asylum seekers in favour of community-based alternatives.

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Jun 18 2018
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Admin error caused funds misuse: Gichuhi

Liberal Senator Lucy Gichuhi has blamed administrative error for the misuse of more than $2000 in taxpayer funds.

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Jun 18 2018
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South32 to pay $1.75bn for Arizona miner

South32 has agreed to pay $US1.3 billion ($A1.75 billion) to take sole ownership of US-focused Arizona Mining in an all-cash deal.

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Jun 18 2018
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Makeshift Eurydice memorial vandalised

A makeshift memorial for Eurydice Dixon, who was raped and murdered in a park in Melbourne's inner-north, has been vandalised, ahead of a planned vigil.

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AAP News
Jun 18 2018
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Govt using Treasury as "dirt unit": ALP

Scott Morrison says Treasury costings point to a $10 billion black hole in Labor's proposed changes to share dividends.

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AAP News
Jun 18 2018
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Sydney schools to get more STEM teachers

The NSW government is promising 900 extra full-time maths and science teaching positions across Sydney schools as part of a $15 billion budget package.

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Jun 18 2018
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