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Red Cross says thanks. COOMA Red Cross would like to thank all those who contributed to the March Appeal last month. An amount of $3337.75 was sent to the headquarters.. Linda and Murray Marke. Warm feeling of generosity. ONCE again I’m

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Kyabram Free ...
Apr 19 2018
Sport

Wombats are running hot

Lancaster. Football. LANCASTER has stamped itself as a genuine contender in this year’s KDFL season after Corey Carver’s side ground out a win against 2017 grand finalists Violet Town.. The game was evenly poised at the last break, with

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Kyabram Free ...
Apr 19 2018
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'Machete' attack puts a local man behind bars

A KYABRAM man who wielded a “machete-like” instrument and punched a woman four times in the face during an attack on his neighbour’s house has been handed a one-month jail sentence.. Shane Gordon Charles, 29, pleaded guilty to

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Kyabram Free ...
Apr 19 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
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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
News

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
News

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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Long way to go on N. Korea crisis: Trump

Ahead of planned summits on the North Korean nuclear crisis, President Donald Trump says the issue is a long way from being resolved.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
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BHP gets more time for Samarco claims deal

A Brazilian court has extended the deadline for negotiating settlement of public civil claims by BHP and its Samarco joint venture to June 25, 2018.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
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UK wants to go global post-Brexit: Bishop

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says she has been encouraging the UK to have a great presence in the Pacific post-Brexit.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
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Afghan blast claimed by IS kills 57

A suicide bomber has detonated his vest, killing at least 57 people, including eight children, at an election registration centre in Kabul.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
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Nicaragua cancels reforms to end protests

A planned overhaul of Nicaragua's welfare system has been cancelled by President Daniel Ortega following days of deadly protests.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
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ACCC boss backs massive fines for banks

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission chairman Rod Sims says penalties up to hundreds of millions of dollars would deter bad corporate behaviour.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
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Colleagues reject Joyce on partner jobs

Former deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce thinks partners of federal politicians should be allowed to work for MPs in Canberra but colleagues disagree.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
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Hunt for nude gunman who killed four in US

A hunt is on for a gunman who killed four people with an assault-type rifle at a Nashville waffle house before a patron wrestled the weapon from him.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
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PM resists apology on banks commission

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull won't say sorry for waiting so long to call a banking royal commission despite calls from Bill Shorten for an apology.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
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Give bank tax cuts to victims: Hanson

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson wants any corporate tax cuts due to the big banks to go into a fund for victims of bank misconduct.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
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Funding boost to cut Centrelink call wait

The Turnbull government will provide an extra 1000 staff to help Centrelink cut the time welfare recipients wait for telephone queries to be answered.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
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