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Great work Corowa Post Office. We would like to give a huge accolade to Corowa Post Office.. As I went to obtain stamps, I noticed a photo up on the wall of my brother-in-law which was quite a shock as he had only recently passed away.. On the photo

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Aug 16 2017
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Thank you Corowa - Smith family

On behalf of Jodie, Zoe, Taj and our broader family, I (Neil Smith) would like to thank the Corowa community for the support you have given us over the past 16 years and especially since Zoe’s transplant.. The support and friendship you have

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Corowa Free P...
Aug 16 2017
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Freyer remembered as a 'local training king'

The sheer number of people who attended the funeral of champion Corowa thoroughbred trainer Richard Freyer on Saturday could attest to the popularity of the 69-year-old.. Corowa’s St John’s Anglican Church was overflowing with family

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Corowa Free P...
Aug 16 2017
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Vote down the CFA bill says parliamentary committee

A bill that would see the Country Fire Authority become a volunteer-only organisation should be withdrawn, or rejected by the Legislative Council, a state committee has recommended.. The Legislative Council Select Committee on Fire Services has

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Alana Christe...
Aug 18 2017
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Free sustainable food event

The GV Food Bowl Revolution will welcome Centre for Education and Research in Environmental Strategies’s Fair Food founder Chris Ennis at an event exploring community improvement through local food and community action.. The free event is open

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Shepparton News
Aug 18 2017
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Time to think about essentials

With the start of the hay season approaching, it is a timely reminder for hay-makers to consider their hay making essentials.. Over the years, hay making has become an accurate process combining art and science with the use of mechanical instruments

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Shepparton News
Aug 18 2017
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It’s raining again. How do we cope with wet silage?

What can be done to minimise the deleterious effects of wet weather on silage quality?. The aim is to harvest chopped stack silage at about 30 to 35 per cent dry matter content versus 40 to 50 per cent DM for round baled silage.. Precision chopped

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Shepparton News
Aug 18 2017
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Modellers in short supply

The National Irrigators Council says the projected shortages of climate modellers raised last week by the Australian Academy of Science are a concern.. National Irrigators Council chief executive officer Steve Whan said ‘‘irrigators

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Shepparton News
Aug 18 2017
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Ararat rates decision

Ararat farmers have welcomed a decision by an inquiry into plans from the Rural City of Ararat that would have seen farmers’ rates rise by 45 per cent.. The commission of inquiry into the draft rating strategy handed down 12 recommendations to

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Shepparton News
Aug 17 2017
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Stanhope Ute Show around the corner

The Stanhope Ute Show is returning next month, with plenty to do for all ages... Last year’s event saw over 50 utes and 100 people in attendance, with this year’s event sees entries in multiple categories including: Pre 90’s BNS

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Rodney Woods
Aug 17 2017
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Make hay while the sun shines

Australian hay production is estimated to have been $1.6billion in 2006-07 and is estimated to have averaged $1.5billion a year for the five years 2002-03 to 2006-07.. Total Australian hay production increased from 4.9million tonnes in 1989-90 to

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Shepparton News
Aug 17 2017
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Rural careers not just for farmers

Evidence from government organisations, industry groups, academics and almost anyone who has ever tried to find highly-skilled candidates for agriculture job vacancies, is that the Australian agriculture sector faces a near critical skills

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Shepparton News
Aug 17 2017
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CLAAS has a rake for...

The pending introduction of the Liner 1900, 1800 Twin, 1700 Twin and Liner 320 swathers (windrowers) means CLAAS can justifiably claim to being able to offer a rake for every requirement.. The German forage harvesting specialist already manufactures

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Shepparton News
Aug 17 2017
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Whan: keep promise

The promise made by Julia Gillard and Tony Burke when the 450Gl of up-water set out in the Murray-Darling Basin Plan was announced needs to be kept according to the National Irrigators Council’s chief executive officer.. Steve Whan was the

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Rodney Woods
Aug 17 2017
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Barnaby Joyce might be...

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has told Federal Parliament he may be a citizen of New Zealand.. The New Zealand High Commission contacted the Nationals leader on Thursday afternoon to advise he may be a citizen by descent.. Mr Joyce said he was

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Shepparton News
Aug 17 2017
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Xenophon could join seven MPs in court

British authorities are searching their citizenship records as Nick Xenophon awaits to find out whether he will join six others in the High Court.

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Aug 18 2017
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Victorian MPs reject fire services split

A bid to split the Country Fire Authority and merge it into a new professional firefighting body should be rejected, a group of Victorian MPs has found.

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Aug 18 2017
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Security boost for football finals

Security measures around public places will be boosted ahead of football finals, Australia's counter-terror chief has confirmed.

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Aug 18 2017
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All Blacks captain backs 'bug' guard

The All Blacks captain has backed the security guard accused of making up claims about a bugging device, a Sydney court has heard.

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Aug 18 2017
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Man who killed his son to get day release

A court has ruled that a man who killed his son but was mentally incompetent at the time can be allowed into the community on day trips.

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Aug 18 2017
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The Barcelona terror attack in quotes

More than a dozen people have been killed and 100 injured after a van was driven into crowds in a busy Barcelona street.

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AAP News
Aug 18 2017
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AVJennings says housing demand strong

Residential construction firm AVJennings says activity levels remain high, especially in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Auckland.

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Aug 18 2017
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Melb woman caught in third terror attack

A Melbourne woman caught up in the Barcelona attack says it's the third time she's been in a European city during a terror incident.

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Aug 18 2017
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Kogan profit soars with revenue up 37%

Kogan.com has made a net profit of $3.7 million for the year to June 30, which is more than four times what it made a year ago.

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Aug 18 2017
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Alleged fraudster Gore told to stop delays

Former property developer and rich-lister Craig Gore has been told to stop changing lawyers and delaying his court matters.

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AAP News
Aug 18 2017
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Republicans assail Trump over monuments

US President Donald Trump's handling of the removal of Confederate monuments has alienated fellow Republicans, business, the markets and corporate leaders.

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Aug 18 2017
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