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Speaking from the heart

This Australia Day, Corowa is set to host its biggest Australia Day celebration yet with more than 500 people expected to join Australia Day Ambassador, Ron Delezio for the festivities.. Ron’s speaking experience is from the heart. His story

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Corowa Free P...
Jan 17 2018
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Search for new ‘home’

There’s a shed in Rutherglen where the conversation between men flows and they feel safe to share their thoughts while using tools to build items for the community.. That special place is Indigo North Health’s Men’s Shed. Its

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Sarah Dean
Jan 17 2018
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Safety the real concern

Community feedback builds as plan is pushed back. It was supposed to be about measures to control erosion on the Murray River but much of the discussion at Monday night’s first information meeting on the Corowa to Ovens Junction Murray River

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Corowa Free P...
Jan 17 2018
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Farm deaths spike in 2017

A total of 14 people died in on-farm incidents last year, the worst figures in more than a decade, leaving WorkSafe Victoria pleading with people to improve safety at work.. The statistics come after a tragic start to the year following the death of

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Shepparton News
Jan 20 2018
Dairy

Passionate about dairy cows

There is not a lot of time for relaxation during the summer holidays for 15-year-old Lauren McIlveen from Strathmerton.. Lauren has been busy preparing her team for International Dairy Week and, with three Holstein heifers entered in the youth show

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Shepparton News
Jan 20 2018
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Relocations at standstill

The future of the Federal Government’s decentralisation agenda is up in the air, with questions raised about whether the program is running on schedule.. Former Regional Development Minister Fiona Nash announced in April that federal

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Shepparton News
Jan 20 2018
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Time change for opening weekend of duck season

The 2018 duck hunting season begins on Saturday, March 17, with the Victorian Government making changes to a number of things including the starting times for the opening weekend.. Instead of starting at the standard time of half an hour before

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Rodney Woods
Jan 19 2018
Dairy

Watch out for disease

Dairy Australia is reminding farmers to remain vigilant and on the lookout for mycoplasma in their cows and calves.. An emerging cause of disease in cows and calves in Australian dairy herds for more than a decade, Dairy Australia said mycoplasm

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
Cropping

Check out crop trials

Birchip Cropping Group members are invited to the group’s annual Trials Review Day with results from a number of trials to be discussed.. The Friday, February 16 event will feature a number of presentations including crop variety updates on

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
Water

Lake weed faces chop

Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority will commence a draw-down of Lake Benalla on January 29 to combat noxious weeds.. Undertaken in conjunction with Benalla Rural City Council and Goulburn-Murray Water, the draw-down will help to control

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
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Breaky Burrito with spice Chilli Bacon

Brekky Burrito with Spicy Chilli Bacon. Serves: 1-2. Ingredients:. 2 rashers of Primo Premium Selections Spicy Chilli Bacon, chopped into 2cm pieces. 1 avocado, diced. 1 tomato, seeded, flesh diced. 1 small red onion, finely diced. 2 free-range

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
Water

Campaspe has low risk of spill

Northern Victoria resource manager Mark Bailey has declared a low risk of spill in the Campaspe system.. Dr Bailey said the risk of spill in the Campaspe system during 2017-18 was now below the 10 per cent threshold needed for a declaration to be

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
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Everything old is new...

Quambatook Heritage Working Machinery Association members have been busy repairing their machines in preparation for this year’s harvest days at the Quambatook Tractor Pull Complex.. Association secretary Graeme Lehmann said he had his hands

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
Livestock

New directors for...

Sheep Producers Australia has appointed two independent directors to its skills-based board.. Chris Mirams will become executive chair and Anne Astin will be an independent, non-executive director, who will chair the Audit and Risk Committee

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
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Fined $72,000 for...

A Shepparton fruit-packing company has been fined $72000 for its role in a scalping accident that tore off the scalp and an ear of a young Irish backpacker.. Kalafatis Packing faced Shepparton Magistrates’ Court last Thursday on charges

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
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Greens leader urges SA not to go Liberal

Federal Greens leader Richard di Natale has urged voters in South Australia not to elect the Liberals at the March state election.

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AAP News
Jan 20 2018
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Four charged over Brisbane cocaine bust

Four men aged between 45 to 52 will remain behind bars after being charged with importing and possessing 30kg of cocaine.

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AAP News
Jan 20 2018
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Aussies target the top at Gold Coast Games

Beating England to regain the top spot on the medal tally is priority number one for Australia at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

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AAP News
Jan 20 2018
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US government shutdown begins

The US federal government has officially run out of funding after the Senate failed to pass a short-term spending bill to avert a shutdown.

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AAP News
Jan 20 2018
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Boats rescue people from NSW bushfire

People have been rescued by boats from beaches in the Royal National Park, south of Sydney, after roads out of the bushland were cut off by fire.

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AAP News
Jan 20 2018
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US couple used starvation to control kids

Experts say the US couple accused of beating, shackling and abusing their children may have used starvation as a weapon to control them.

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AAP News
Jan 20 2018
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Bourke St victims remembered in Melbourne

Families of those injured and killed in the Bourke Street Mall attack have gathered in Melbourne for a private memorial service a year on.

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AAP News
Jan 20 2018
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Labor MPs may wait months for High Court

The first two Labor members caught in the citizenship fiasco may have to wait until March to find out if they can remain in federal parliament.

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AAP News
Jan 20 2018
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Stark suicide rates among ex-ADF soldiers

Men discharged from the military for medical reasons, or in ranks other than commissioned officer, are at much higher risk of suicide than their peers.

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AAP News
Jan 19 2018
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Former diplomat accused of sexual assault

Sir Trevor Garland, who served as honorary consul to the Solomon Islands, has faced court over accusations he sexually assaulted a man in Sydney last year.

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AAP News
Jan 19 2018
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SA swelters on third day of extreme heat

South Australian hospitals treated more than 50 people for health-related illnesses as the state sweltered through a third day of extreme temperatures.

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AAP News
Jan 19 2018
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