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Laidlaw, Thierry and Shortis win finale

By Dean Thompson and DMT Sports Media. Wahgunyah Speedway held its final nights racing for the season on Saturday, June 9 with three main feature events.. The event included the visiting Amca Nationals and the Production Sedan and Goulburn Ovens

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Jun 14 2018
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Pool petition and meeting

A committee of concerned Corowa residents is to conduct a public meeting next Wednesday in an effort to get Federation Council to change its mind about putting on hold a 25m heated indoor swimming pool.. At its monthly meeting on May 15, councillors

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Robert Muir
Jun 06 2018
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Letter to the editor

Sink or Swim. The decision by Federation Council to opt for a 50-metre outdoor pool seems to defy logic and rational thinking. . Having participated in the public meeting on March 26 where the four pool options were discussed, participated in the

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Jun 14 2018
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Water

Report calls for reform to G-MW

An independent panel has found that Goulburn-Murray Water is an organisation badly in need of change, and major reform is needed to ensure that it will be sustainable into the future.. The panel’s report, released last week by Victorian Water

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Geoff Adams
Feb 21 2018
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Solar company seeking site at Numurkah

First Solar Australia is branching into Victoria for the first time, with a proposed solar farm set for north of Numurkah.. The Moira Solar Farm, as it will be known, will be located at the intersection of Numurkah and Naring Rds and will include

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
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Finley solar farm gets go-ahead

The $170million Finley Solar Farm proposal has been approved by the NSW Government, in what is a first for the state’s Department of Planning in 2018.. The project, which will be located on Canalla Rd adjacent to the Finley substation, will

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Changes promised for G-MW

The changes proposed for G-MW are about being more transparent on costs, implementing efficiencies and making sure the organisation delivers the services the community wants at an affordable price, Federal Water Minister Lisa Neville says.. The

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Murray Darling basin plan threatened

The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is under threat after Federal Government changes seeking to distribute water differently were shot down in the Senate.. The Coalition was unable to strike a deal with Labor, which supported a Greens disallowance motion

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Water charge review promised by Nationals

A Liberal Nationals government would review the charges of Victoria’s rural water authorities to ensure water storage and delivery costs are fair and equitable.. Shadow Water Minister Steph Ryan announced the review, which will examine water

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
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Victorian Government to decide on Shepp solar

The Victorian government will decide on planning applications for four solar farms in the Greater Shepparton region... The City of Greater Shepparton handed over the responsibility and last week the Victorian government agreed to call in the

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2018
News

More bank competition urged

Australia’s long-standing policy to prevent mergers of the big four banks is ‘‘redundant’’ and the sector needs a new champion to promote competition, the Productivity Commission says.. The commission has released

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2018
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New plan for land sales

The Federal Government has announced a plan for new rules regarding the sale of agricultural land in an attempt to address rising foreign investment.. The changes require land to be widely marketed for a minimum of 30 days and for Australians to be

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2018
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Eating raw chicken...

If you like to give your beloved pooch a chicken neck to gnaw on as a treat, you might want to reconsider.. A new study has found eating raw chicken increases the risk of dogs developing a paralysing and sometimes fatal condition by more than 70

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2018
Livestock

RamSelect offers...

Kangaroo Island stud Ella Matta White Suffolk and Merino has credited genetic selection app RamSelect with helping it record its best sales result late last year.. The sale saw the stud sell its highest ever top-priced ram for $16000 and achieve an

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
Water

Have say on flood...

Residents from various towns across north-east Victoria have a chance to contribute to the formation of local flood studies for the Goulburn and Broken areas this month.. Work is starting on a flood study for the Broken River floodplain (Lake

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
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JPMorgan chair quits ASX amid cartel case

JPMorgan Australia chair Rob Priestley has quit the ASX board in the wake of charges laid against ANZ over a capital raising underwritten by JPMorgan.

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AAP News
Jun 19 2018
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IAG expects $200m profit from Asian sales

Insurance Australia Group expects an after-tax profit of at least $200 million from the sale of three Asian operations - in Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam.

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AAP News
Jun 19 2018
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Atlas asks MinRes to beat Rinehart's offer

Atlas Iron says the $390 million takeover bid by Gina Rinehart's Hancock Prospecting is the best on the table, and has asked Mineral Resources to respond.

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AAP News
Jun 19 2018
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China does not interfere: ambassador

China's ambassador to Australia says his country does not infiltrate or interfere with the political affairs of other nations.

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AAP News
Jun 19 2018
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US rapper XXXTentacion dies after shooting

US rapper XXXTentacion has died after a shooting in Florida. He had been embroiled in legal problems over his alleged beating of a pregnant girlfriend.

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AAP News
Jun 19 2018
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Trump orders creation of 'space force'

US President Donald Trump has ordered the creation of a US force to dominate space and signed a directive on the management of traffic and debris in space.

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AAP News
Jun 19 2018
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Palmer eyeing off Townsville-based seat

Former federal MP Clive Palmer is considering a tilt at the north Queensland seat of Herbert as he resuscitates his political party.

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AAP News
Jun 19 2018
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Audi CEO arrested over diesel scandal

Audi CEO Rupert Stadler has been arrested as part of diesel emissions probe, the most senior active Volkswagen official arrested so far.

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AAP News
Jun 19 2018
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Heather Locklear 'under psych evaluation'

US actress Heather Locklear is reportedly undergoing a psychiatric evaluation, with the incident is being ruled as medical, not criminal.

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AAP News
Jun 19 2018
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New $3bn fast train for Sydney's west

The Berejiklian government is set to announce a $3 billion underground fast train project to cut travelling times between the Sydney CBD and Parramatta.

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AAP News
Jun 19 2018
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Labor laps up One Nation 'remote control'

One Nation's NSW branch could be in breach of state electoral laws because it is being operated by "remote control" from Queensland.

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AAP News
Jun 19 2018
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