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Butler returning as Interim General Manager

Former Federation Council Director Infrastructure and Environment Adrian Butler, who quit Federation Council in May this year, will be the council’s Interim General Manager from December 1.. Mr Butler’s temporary appointment was decided

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Robert Muir
Nov 15 2017
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Flu outbreak continues, worst on record

NSW is continuing to experience one of the worst flu seasons on record with 3024 confirmed influenza cases in the Murrumbidgee Local Health District area so far this year – almost triple the same period last year.. August is traditionally the

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Sarah Dean
Nov 15 2017
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William's a top student

Year 12 student William Johnston has become the tenth Corowa High School student to receive the Minister’s Award for Excellence in Student Achievement.. Corowa High School Principal Dr Joanne Bellette said she was extremely proud of

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Sarah Dean
Nov 15 2017
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Horticulture

Claims not true

Victorian and NSW riverine landholders and farmers recently found themselves yet again dragged through the mud — this time in the broadsheet pages of The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald — by the Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists

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Shepparton News
Nov 19 2017
Horticulture

Canada trip for young growers

Young horticulturists from northern Victoria wanting to expand their horizons have an opportunity for overseas travel in a Rotary Club program.. Successful applicants will be able to participate in an expenses-paid trip to Canada to study

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Shepparton News
Nov 19 2017
Water

Slower flow to help cod

A modified flow pattern will be used in the lower Darling River, with Murray-Darling Basin Authority operation water releases to be reduced to 700Ml/day to provide a more favourable flow rate for Murray cod.. In 2016-17 more than 100Gl was delivered

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Shepparton News
Nov 18 2017
Water

Fresh start for water board

The decision by the remaining Murray Irrigation Limited directors to resign will clear the decks for a new governing body for the Riverina water company, but new nominees will be subject to scrutiny by outside consultants.. ‘‘Candidates

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Shepparton News
Nov 18 2017
Livestock

App enhances stock management

A new software application, which is being offered free to producers of cattle, sheep and goats, will provide a one-stop shop for managing livestock accreditations and collecting on-farm data, thereby enhancing management efficiencies and food

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Shepparton News
Nov 18 2017
Livestock

Optimism high for sheep sale

Agents are forecasting a strong result at Friday’s Benalla Special Sheep Sale as 12500 ewes, lambs and rams are readied to go under the hammer.. The joint Rodwells and Landmark sale has attracted 51 vendors for the 12.30pm sale at Benall

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Shepparton News
Nov 17 2017
Water

Minister silenced

South Australia’s Water Minister has been prevented from giving evidence at a Senate inquiry into the Murray-Darling Basin.. Ian Hunter made an unscheduled appearance at the hearing in Adelaide on Thursday, November 2 but was refused

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Shepparton News
Nov 17 2017
Livestock

MSA grading on the rise

With more than 2.7million cattle being graded through the Meat Standards Australia program in 2016-17, an estimated $130million was delivered back to beef producers through additional farm gate returns.. According to new 2016-17 data released in the

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Shepparton News
Nov 17 2017
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Fabric art on show

When Picola textile artist Linden Lancaster first purchased a sewing machine it was for one simple reason — to repair her husband’s clothes.. Now, more than 20 years later, the former music teacher has found a different use for her

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Alana Christe...
Nov 17 2017
Water

Enviro flow aims to...

Up to 37Gl will be delivered along the lower Goulburn River this month in an environmental flow designed to benefit golden and silver perch populations.. The flow will see Goulburn-Murray Water release about 5Gl to meet minimum river operation

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Shepparton News
Nov 16 2017
Dairy

Reprieve for Kiewa...

Murray Goulburn says its Kiewa factory will be saved until at least the likely takeover of the company by Saputo.. In May the Kiewa factory, along with sites in Rochester and Edith Creek in Tasmania, were announced as casualties in Murray

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Shepparton News
Nov 16 2017
Livestock

Tagging support

The Victorian Government will continue to subsidise electronic sheep tags in 2018.. Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford announced last week ongoing support from the Andrews Government for electronic sheep tags, which will be available from 45¢

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Shepparton News
Nov 16 2017
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Shorten kicks off Keneally campaign

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has launched high-profile candidate Kristina Keneally's by-election campaign in the Sydney seat of Bennelong.

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AAP News
Nov 19 2017
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Qld leaders appeal to voters at launches

The leaders of Queensland's two major parties have put their case to voters as they enter the final week of the election campaign.

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AAP News
Nov 19 2017
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Turnbull hits Queensland campaign trail

The prime minister has delivered a rousing speech at the LNP campaign launch, his first appearance in Queensland since the state election was called.

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AAP News
Nov 19 2017
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Nicholls: I won't repeat LNP mistakes

Tim Nicholls has promised the Liberal National Party would not repeat past mistakes if Queenslanders elected him office on Saturday.

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AAP News
Nov 19 2017
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Hanson leaves campaign for baby's birth

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has taken leave from the Queensland election trail so she can be present for the birth of her fifth grandchild.

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AAP News
Nov 19 2017
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Hariri will clarify position in Lebanon

Saad al-Hariri, who resigned as Lebanon's prime minister, will return to Beirut by Wednesday when Lebanon celebrates its independence day.

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AAP News
Nov 19 2017
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Jeff Horn adds punch to Qld Labor launch

World champion Queensland boxer Jeff Horn has added star power to Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk's state election campaign launch on the Gold Coast on Sunday.

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AAP News
Nov 19 2017
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Distress calls detected from missing sub

The dramatic search for a missing Argentinian navy submarine with 44 sailors on board has captivated the nation of 44 million people.

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AAP News
Nov 19 2017
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AC/DC's Malcolm Young dead at 64

Legendary AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young has died, leaving a legacy that includes one of Australia's greatest ever music exports.

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AAP News
Nov 19 2017
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Nicholls is his own man: Newman

Campbell Newman has delivered campaign advice to opposition leader Tim Nichols, urging him to distinguish himself from Queensland's previous LNP government.

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AAP News
Nov 19 2017
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US general would resist Trump strike order

The top US nuclear commander says he would not comply if ordered by President Donald Trump to implement an "illegal" launch of nuclear weapons.

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AAP News
Nov 19 2017
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