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Golfers don pink for a good cause

Golfers, all wearing shades of pink, descended on the Corowa Golf Course on October 11 for the annual Pink Day.. Organised by the lady golfers at the club, the charity day invited men and women to play a ‘different’ game of golf where

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Sarah Dean
Oct 18 2017
News

Rutherglen couple now millionaires

There’s been a buzz around Rutherglen after a recently retired couple hit the jackpot, winning $15 million in Tuesday’s (October 3) Oz Lotto draw.. The couple, who wish to remain anonymous, are already planning an overseas holiday to

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Sarah Dean
Oct 11 2017
News

Stepping On returns to Corowa

Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) is pleased to announce the Stepping On falls prevention program will return to Corowa on Thursday, October 19.. The group runs two hours each week for seven weeks followed by a refresher session two months

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Sarah Dean
Oct 11 2017
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New cow joins the herd

Greater Shepparton City Council has welcomed a new addition to the Moooving Art herd.. Local indigenous artist Ross Morgan, from Deadly Creations, recently completed painting the new cow called ‘Family’.. The design links Mr Morgan, his

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Shepparton News
Oct 18 2017
Water

Meetings on carp control

Recreational anglers, nature lovers, farmers and waterway users are invited to community meetings to hear about plans to reduce carp numbers.. National Carp Control Plan Victorian director Craig Ingram said carp were an unwanted pest in lakes and

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Shepparton News
Oct 18 2017
Cropping

Vertical the way to go

Late season rainfall may have come too late for winter crops in some parts of the country, but vertical tillage offers farmers an opportunity to harness the benefit of increased soil moisture levels.. KUHN Machinery NSW territory manager Gerard

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Shepparton News
Oct 18 2017
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Parasites key to koala illness

Research is beginning to unlock the secret role of blood-sucking ticks in sick koalas in an attempt to help conserve the marsupial.. In one of the biggest studies of sick koalas in Australia, Murdoch University researcher Amanda Barbosa has analysed

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Shepparton News
Oct 18 2017
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Lucky win sinking in

Violet Town’s Lindsay Kitchingman and Kerry Clarke from Numurkah had a huge surprise last week when they were told they had won the major prizes of the WB Hunter’s 70th anniversary raffle.. Mr Kitchingman took home the Barastoc Kara Kar

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Rodney Woods
Oct 18 2017
Water

Farmer says stop water loss

For years, Tongala irrigator Peter Hacon has seen Goulburn Valley irrigators give up water for the environment but he believes the time has come to slow down the transfer of water from agriculture to the environment.. ‘‘We are in danger

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Geoff Adams
Oct 18 2017
Dairy

Dairy best in business

Kyabram dairy company Kyvalley Dairy Group was awarded two awards, including top award Business of the Year, at last Wednesday night’s 2017 GMCU Allianz Campaspe Murray Business Awards at Moama Bowling Club.. The Kyabram company took out the

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Shepparton News
Oct 18 2017
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Red-bellied black snakes fighting

Frank Trezise from Cohuna captured these two snakes in a writhing embrace, but it’s not what you think.. He was checking his cattle last Sunday when he saw the red bellied black snakes wriggling together.. They were totally engrossed and

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Geoff Adams
Oct 17 2017
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Artist is eager to paint silos

He has painted artworks of Australian flora and fauna, cultural icons such as Vegemite and Victorian Bitter beer, and now Echuca artist Paul Gamble said he would love to tackle a silo.. Inspired by the Silo Art Trail in Victoria’s west, and

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Alana Christe...
Oct 17 2017
Cropping

Quality bales by design

The well-established but newly improved McHale V660 and V640 balers just got even better.. McHale’s innovative design improvements have enabled this popular baler to produce even higher quality bales at speed.. ‘‘The benefit to the

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Shepparton News
Oct 17 2017
Horticulture

‘Selfish’ state...

From The Australian. ‘‘Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder David Papps urged South Australia not to defer sending water to the Coorong and Lower Lakes between December 2015 and March 2016, warning it would affect critical water flows

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Shepparton News
Oct 17 2017
Water

MIL director loses...

A furore has erupted over a letter sent to Murray Irrigation Ltd shareholders from the company’s board that is trying to influence the current election of board directors.. The letter, signed by three members of the seven-member board, says

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Shepparton News
Oct 17 2017
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Rio Tinto, former execs charged by US SEC

Rio Tinto and two former executives have been charged with fraud by the US Securities and Exchange Commission over a 2011 investment in Mozambique coal assets.

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AAP News
Oct 18 2017
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Trawler crew's families pray for miracle

Wild weather is hampering a fleet of choppers trying to find six fishermen missing off central Queensland.

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AAP News
Oct 18 2017
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Xi opens China's Communist Party congress

President Xi Jinping has opened the 19th Communist Party congress, a key gathering of the political elite which is meant to map out China's long-range vision.

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AAP News
Oct 18 2017
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Citizenship bill runs into Senate deadline

The Greens warn the government must debate its proposed citizenship changes on Wednesday or see a Senate deadline sink the legislation.

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AAP News
Oct 18 2017
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NAFTA negotiators trade barbs

Trade ministers from the US, Mexico and Canada will extend trade talks into the first quarter of 2018, as they face "significant conceptual gaps" over NAFTA.

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AAP News
Oct 18 2017
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Wilkie goes after Crown in parliament

Independent MP Andrew Wilkie has tabled in parliament evidence from whistleblowers alleging serious misconduct by Crown Casino.

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AAP News
Oct 18 2017
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Brambles shares soar on Q1 sales boost

Brambles has boosted its first-quarter sales six per cent to $US1.37 million thanks to a strong performance in its European pallets business and IFCO expansion.

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AAP News
Oct 18 2017
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High Court overturns Tassie protest laws

Bob Brown's High Court challenge against Tasmanian anti-protest laws has been successful.

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AAP News
Oct 18 2017
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George Saunders wins Man Booker prize

American short story writer George Saunders has won Man Booker Prize for his first full-length novel, Lincoln In The Bardo.

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AAP News
Oct 18 2017
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Taxis to set own fares in Vic model

Victoria will allow taxi drivers to set their own fares as the state moves to deregulate the ride service sector.

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AAP News
Oct 18 2017
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Former PM John Key to chair ANZ NZ

ANZ New Zealand chair John Judge will step down from the board next year and be replaced by former New Zealand prime minister Sir John Key.

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AAP News
Oct 18 2017
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