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Children in Ky feel the effects of homelessness

HOMELESSNESS is threatening children’s education, a new report has found.. The Council to Homeless Persons (CHP) has revealed almost 11,000 primary and secondary students sought assistance from Victorian homelessness services in 2016-17

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Lachlan Durling
Feb 16 2018
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Looking back

Ky celebrates back to school in 1967. THIS lively group were photographed at the ‘back to school’ celebrations at Haslem St State School in March 1967.. The event was part of the many activities organised during the 10-day Kyabram

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Kyabram Free ...
Feb 16 2018
Sport

Sport awards lands Lanning

AUSTRALIAN Women’s Cricket captain Meg Lanning is Kyabram bound.. The superstar cricketer will be the special guest at the Infinity Kyabram Sportstar of the Year awards night at the Kyabram Club on Wednesday evening, May 16.. Lanning’s

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Kyabram Free ...
Feb 16 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 puts dogs at risk

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 buyers the information they seek

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 studies

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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Bite victim identified

The heavily pregnant woman killed after a suspected snake bite in Western Australia’s mid-west region has been identified as Sinita Martin.. Ms Martin, 27, was bitten outside her home in Meekatharra last Monday night and taken to hospital

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
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Mangoes hit our phones

Mango lovers rejoice — an Australian mango grower-led social media campaign has resulted in the release of the very first mango emoji.. Funded through Hort Innovation during 2016-17 with the tag #mangoemojiplease, emoji authority Unicode

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
Cropping

Dairy tour to visit Goulburn Valley

Goulburn Ovens Institute of TAFE is set to welcome a delegation of dairy representatives from India next week.. GOTAFE secured the contract to deliver the study tour with the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB).. The delegation has been drawn

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Shepparton News
Feb 16 2018
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Another bank bites the dust

Rochester’s ANZ branch will become the fourth northern Victorian bank to close in nine months, after it was announced it will close on April 24.. An ANZ spokesperson said customers had changed the way they banked in recent years, with more

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Shepparton News
Feb 16 2018
Viticulture

2018 the Year of the Dog? Of course it is!

Come this Friday, we start an entire year that is about ME. If last year was the year of the Donald, this one is the Year of the Dog.. And I have 1.8 billion Chinese people almost entirely focussed on me and my extraordinary qualities, to which they

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The General
Feb 16 2018
Livestock

VFF: no viable Cattle...

A committee established following a Senate inquiry into the cattle industry has failed to deliver a viable solution for the restructure of the Cattle Council of Australia, according to the VFF.. The VFF met with a number of state farming

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Shepparton News
Feb 16 2018
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Mini Savoury Danishes...

Mini Savoury Danishes Three Ways. Makes 48.. Ingredients:. 3 sheets butter puff pastry. 1 egg, lightly beaten. 1 tbsp milk. Option 1: Feta and black olive. 100g feta, crumbled. 2 tbsp finely chopped basil. 2 tbsp finely chopped black olives. Option

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Shepparton News
Feb 16 2018
Dairy

Three and sheep-dog

How did you end up with a sheep that thinks it is a dog?. Min was very premature when she was born and she was just so tiny. I didn’t think she would even make it through the night when we brought her home. Ants had started to bite her eyelids

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Shepparton News
Feb 16 2018
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Fears held for missing Qld woman and baby

Police are urgently appealing for help to locate a missing Gold Coast mother and her 18-month-old daughter.

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AAP News
Feb 18 2018
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Petrol prices to soar in south east Qld

The Queensland government is being urged to introduce real-time fuel price reporting with petrol prices predicted to soar in the state's south-east.

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AAP News
Feb 18 2018
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Tax cuts won't risk surplus: Morrison

Treasurer Scott Morrison insists the government's business tax plan will not put the projected budget surplus in 2020/21 in jeopardy.

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AAP News
Feb 18 2018
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Aussies urged to make their Invictus mark

The countdown to October's Invictus Games in Sydney has begun, with a call for Aussies to "make their mark" by supporting wounded veterans.

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AAP News
Feb 18 2018
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SA Labor promises crackdown on wage theft

The South Australian Labor government has promised to make wage theft a criminal offence if it is re-elected on March 17.

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AAP News
Feb 18 2018
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Libs outline 100-day plan for SA

The Liberal Party has outlined a 100-day plan they will implement if they win the March 17 South Australian election.

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AAP News
Feb 18 2018
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Shorten to help launch ALP's Tas campaign

Tasmania's Opposition Leader Rebecca White will be joined by Bill Shorten for the launch for Labor's campaign launch for the March 3 state election.

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AAP News
Feb 18 2018
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Sex with staff no private matter: Morrison

Senior Turnbull minister Scott Morrison says frontbenchers are in a position of power over their staff and should not be having affairs with them.

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AAP News
Feb 18 2018
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One must go: Labor condemns PM, Joyce spat

Senior Labor frontbencher Richard Marles says it's unprecedented for the prime minister and deputy prime minister to attack each other so overtly.

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AAP News
Feb 18 2018
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Federal flu vaccine boost for over-65s

The federal government will spend $31 million on making a stronger flu vaccine free for older Australians try to stop another deadly flu outbreak.

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AAP News
Feb 18 2018
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Anti-gun protest after Florida shooting

Survivors of the Florida high school shooting have stood alongside teachers and government representatives of several districts advocating gun control.

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AAP News
Feb 18 2018
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