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Howlong compost decision deferred

Howlong residents who endured a five-hour long panel hearing to decide the fate of a proposed compost facility in their town came away empty handed after the decision at the June 15 meeting was deferred.. More than 300 residents turned out at the

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Sarah Dean
Jun 21 2017
Sport

Pigeons take down Roos

On what was a warm winter’s day on Saturday, the Roos took Yarrawonga by surprise as they tackled and harassed the Pigeons relentlessly in the early part of the game taking a two point lead at the first break and maintaining that lead until

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Jun 21 2017
Sport

Power holds on for win

CDHBU has registered their third win of the season with a nine-point win over former Coreen league rival the Billabong Crows at Urana.. Kicking with the wind the Power made a great start with Andrew Phibbs and Matthew Howard doing well in the

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Jun 21 2017
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Jun 23 2017
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Cup travelling north

Two northern Victorian towns have been announced as destinations on the 15th annual Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour.. Euroa and Echuca have been chosen as two of the 31 cities and towns across Australia and New Zealand that the famous cup will visit

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Rodney Woods
Jun 23 2017
Water

Fishing rules to get update

Fisheries Victoria is consulting recreational anglers about proposed changes to trout fishing regulations in lakes and rivers to improve trout fishing in Victoria.. The changes will complement record trout stocking under way across the state

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Shepparton News
Jun 23 2017
Rural

Horse riding shown to aid stroke recovery

Scientists are challenging long-held beliefs about stroke recovery and have used horse riding to prove that a survivor can achieve both physical and mental improvements long after the initial medical emergency.. A Swedish study, led by

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Shepparton News
Jun 23 2017
Dairy

Ready, set, go

Murray Dairy will run three workshops designed to assist farmers with business decision making for the coming months.. The ‘Setting Up Your Season’ workshops — to be held in Echuca, Wodonga and Shepparton — will provide information on key

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Shepparton News
Jun 22 2017
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Hop to it for better bone health

Two minutes of hopping a day can strengthen hip bones in older people and reduce the risk of fracture after a fall, scientists have suggested.. A study led by Loughborough University in the United Kingdom showed bone density in the hopping leg

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Shepparton News
Jun 22 2017
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Nelson Silos in court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has taken legal action against a Rochester silo manufacturer, alleging it underpaid two workers a total of almost $13000 despite having previously been put on notice to pay workers their lawful entitlements.. Facing the

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Shepparton News
Jun 22 2017
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Products back in the area

Kawasaki products are back in the Goulburn Valley after a four-year break, with Konigs Shepparton taking up the opportunity to become the new dealers.. The gap in the industry and a want to break into a new market were the major reasons for Konigs

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Rodney Woods
Jun 22 2017
Rural

Riders turn out at Muckatah

The Cobram and District Pony Club annual Showjumping and Dressage Day was held on Sunday, with fine weather greeting competitors.. The event, at Muckatah Recreation Reserve (south of Cobram), saw 90 entries across all disciplines, with riders

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Shepparton News
Jun 22 2017
Water

Plan target welcomed

The Andrews Government says it has secured a major win for Victorian communities and the environment, with a key water target met under the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.. The agreement reached at the Murray-Darling Basin Ministerial Council meeting in

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Shepparton News
Jun 22 2017
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Gun amnesty declared

The Federal Government will initiate the first nationwide gun amnesty since the Port Arthur massacre in 1996, in an effort to get illegal firearms off our streets.. On Friday last week Justice Minister Michael Keenan announced the amnesty, which

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Shepparton News
Jun 22 2017
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Murray Goulburn lifts...

Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co. Limited (MG) has today announced an increase in its opening price to $5.20/kg milk solids. This represents an increase from the previously announced opening of $4.70 Kg.. The company has also extended its forecast

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Shepparton News
Jun 22 2017
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Vic terror teen gets more jail on appeal

A teenager who was planning a terrorist attack in Melbourne has been jailed for longer following a federal appeal.

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Jun 23 2017
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NAB hikes interest-only mortgage rates

National Australia Bank has followed its peers by raising its variable rates for interest-only mortgages to stay within APRA limits.

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Jun 23 2017
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Sara Zelenak farewelled at school funeral

London Bridge terror attack victim Sara Zelenak has been farewelled at a funeral at her former school in Brisbane.

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Jun 23 2017
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Biggest-ever schools funding reform: PM

The Turnbull government's Gonski 2.0 school funding overhaul has cleared the federal parliament in the early hours of Friday morning.

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Jun 23 2017
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Qatar Airways seeks 10% stake in American

State-owned Qatar Airways has made an unsolicited bid to buy a 10 per cent stake in American Airlines, but the move is subject to US antitrust oversight.

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Jun 23 2017
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Bega aims to grow more with $160m raising

Bega Cheese is launching a $160 million capital raising - with $122.5 million of it as an institutional placement - as it targets further growth.

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Jun 23 2017
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South Australian budget: Sexy or boring?

South Australian Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis says his latest budget is "sexy", but will it create enough jobs to save his?

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Jun 23 2017
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PM rejects Hanson over autism segregation

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says students with disabilities should be given maximum opportunities to do their best in the classroom.

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Jun 23 2017
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School minister a class act on negotiation

Education Minister Simon Birmingham has proven again he's one of the Turnbull government's best performers, able to build Senate support for contentious bills.

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Jun 23 2017
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Chefs rocked by death of Darren Simpson

Irish-born celebrity chef Darren Simpson, who appeared on Australian TV cooking shows including Ready, Steady, Cook and My Restaurant Rules, has died.

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Jun 23 2017
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Nothing to do with us, MPs say of pay rise

Federal politicians say it is appropriate they don't get a say in determining their salaries, as they are given a 2 per cent pay increase from July 1.

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Jun 23 2017
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