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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
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
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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Third royal baby on the way in London

The Duchess of Cambridge is in "early labour" in London's St Mary's Hospital as the latest member of the British royal family prepares to enter the world.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
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Shipbuilder ASC to shed 223 jobs in SA

More than 220 job losses have been announced at the federal government owned shipbuilder ASC in South Australia.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
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Ley and farmers disagree over sheep

Farming groups have been unable to convince a Liberal backbencher not to seek a ban of live sheep exports to the Middle East.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
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Myer appoints UK retailer John King as CEO

Troubled department store chain Myer has appointed UK department store veteran John King as its new chief executive officer.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
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Defence industry must ramp up Aust focus

Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne has unveiled a blueprint for creating more Australian jobs and investment.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
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ANZ's royal commission legal bill at $50m

ANZ says legal and other costs associated with the Royal Commission into banking will come in at around one million dollars a week for the full financial year.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
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SA teacher 'booked cottage for sex'

A former private school teacher in Adelaide will be sentenced next week after grooming a student for sex.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
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Greens MP pushes to drop voting age to 16

Greens Senator Jordon Steele-John plans to introduce a bill to lower the voting age to 16 when federal parliament returns.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
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Newcrest to dump tailings in Cadia pit

Newcrest has secured approval to dump tailings from its NSW gold mine in its old Cadia open pit, allowing the miner to return to full production.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
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Home values steady for second week

Home values in the five major capital cities were steady, while in the year to date, prices have fallen 1.1 per cent.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
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AMP faces likely shareholder class action

A global law firm says a class action against AMP on behalf of the financial group's shareholders will be filed in a fortnight.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
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