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Roos netball

A Grade Roos 34 defeated Rovers 30. First win of the season and what a spectator’s game it was, with great persistence shown from the A grade team. Not always the best passages of play but the girls got the job done. Congratulations to Zoe McLeish

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Apr 27 2017
Sport

Roos Robinson a standout

The Roos travelled to Wangaratta Rovers on Saturday for the much anticipated game against what was thought to be two fairly evenly matched sides. The game got off to a rip roaring start with fast flowing footy from both sides. But it was the Roos

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Apr 27 2017
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Naomi hopes to inspire

Corowa’s Naomi Chua, formally known as Naomi Anthony, is coming to Corowa in May to speak on empowering local communities and churches to serve refugee and asylum seekers.. Naomi works for Pioneers Australia, an inter-church Christian organisation

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Apr 27 2017
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Committee looking for members

More people can have a say in the region’s agricultural planning, with Campaspe Shire Council reopening applications for Farming Advisory Committee membership.. The committee assists council by vetting planning applications for subdivisions and

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Shepparton News
Apr 30 2017
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Still finding spiders

The potency of the venom carried by a new species of funnel-web spider discovered in the Tasmanian wilderness remains a mystery.. Slightly smaller than the average Tasmanian funnel-web, the eight-legged find is being hailed as a breakthrough by

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Shepparton News
Apr 30 2017
Livestock

Appetite grows for dog meat

In the steamy kitchen of a restaurant in the Indonesian capital Jakarta, chef Michael Kenzo slowly stirs a big pan of dark coloured meat mixed with chilli and spices, sweat streaming down his face.. ‘‘This is dog meat,’’ he volunteers

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Shepparton News
Apr 30 2017
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Prestigious scholarship winners announced

Joint winners have been announced for the sheep and wool industry’s prestigious Peter Westblade scholarship.. Young sheep industry professionals Harrison Mulquiny and Rachael Gawne were chosen from a field of applicants from NSW, Victoria and

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Shepparton News
Apr 29 2017
Livestock

Demand tipped to lift exports

As the world’s largest sheepmeat exporter and second largest producer, Australia stands to benefit from growing consumer demand in many developing countries where sheepmeat consumption is increasing despite rising prices.. This is one of a number

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Shepparton News
Apr 29 2017
Dairy

Focused on feed quality

The peak fodder industry body will run a series of workshops designed to improve production and profit for dairy farmers in the Rochester district.. The Australian Fodder Industry Association, in partnership with TPC Agriculture, will run the ‘Our

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Shepparton News
Apr 29 2017
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Steve Irwin version two

A man from Sydney’s south has channelled the late Steve Irwin and captured a freshwater crocodile on a riverbank during an afternoon stroll.. Aaron Hughes was walking with his wife and their young son Ben along Salt Pan Creek, behind their

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Shepparton News
Apr 29 2017
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CWA produces 50000 scones

Proving its recipe is the cream of the crop, the Country Women’s Association of NSW has sold its 50000th scone during its 70th year at the Sydney Royal Easter Show.. The group surpassed its previous scone record by more than 900 floury treats last

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Shepparton News
Apr 28 2017
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Mixed reactions to visa axing

The Federal Government’s decision to abolish the 457 visa for temporary skilled workers has received mixed reviews from the agriculture sector, with industry groups calling on the Federal Government to involve them in negotiations.. VFF president

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Apr 28 2017
Dairy

Dairy research co-op...

The Terang DemoDAIRY is set to close after the co-operative decided it would be wound up.. The research and development co-operative in western Victoria said it had exhausted all options to remain open.. However, the co-operative hopes to leave

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Shepparton News
Apr 28 2017
Livestock

Full schedule for...

The 2017 Wagyu conference will be held at Albury from May 1 to 3 followed by a tour of Wagyu operations in north-east Victoria on May 4 and 5.. Speakers will include producers who are already using Wagyu genetics, buyers who will contract to buy the

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Shepparton News
Apr 28 2017
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Fatty foods may be bad...

Eating fatty foods could be more damaging to the cartilage in your knees and other joints than everyday wear and tear caused by walking and other exercise, Australian researchers say.. Cartilage, which acts as a shock absorber for joints, is often

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Shepparton News
Apr 28 2017
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Aust not on Trump's top relationships list

Donald Trump says the Trans-Pacific Partnership is a hoax and signalled a decision on the Paris climate change accord will be made within two weeks

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AAP News
Apr 30 2017
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Injuries strike three All Blacks veterans

Injuries to three key All Blacks have suddenly thrown a spanner into their preparation for the British and Irish Lions series.

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AAP News
Apr 30 2017
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Funding for North Parramatta development

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced $310 million for the development of a historic Parramatta site, but some locals are unhappy with the plans.

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AAP News
Apr 30 2017
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Turnbull hits back after Palaszczuk spray

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has labelled criticism levelled at his leadership by the Queensland premier as "bitter, personal and wildly inaccurate".

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Apr 30 2017
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EU sets Britain tough divorce terms

European Union leaders have warned Britons to have "no illusions" about swiftly securing a new relationship to keep their access to EU markets.

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Apr 30 2017
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Govt dusting off old savings plan: Labor

The federal budget is expected to include a new plan to help first home buyers save for a deposit faster by using their pre-tax income.

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Apr 30 2017
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Trump shuns and blasts media

US President Donald Trump has addressed a rally of supporters in Pennsylvania and attacked the national media as 'incompetent' and 'dishonest'.

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AAP News
Apr 30 2017
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Westpac anti-Queensland: govt minister

Resources Minister Matt Canavan believes Westpac is anti-Queensland and more interested in investing in real estate than in the growth of the nation.

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Apr 30 2017
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Vic rural rail upgrades need federal cash

Victorian regional rail will get $1.45 billion worth of upgrades in Tuesday's state budget, but only if Canberra hands over some disputed funding.

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Apr 30 2017
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