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Man assaulted on Cobram property

A Shepparton man, 40, received treatment at Goulburn Valley Heath after he was assaulted in Cobram on Saturday, September 16.. The man was assaulted in the early hours of the morning at a Wallowa St, Cobram property.. One offender was arrested and

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Courier Cobram
Sep 21 2017
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Kids take a walk

Moira Shire Council has received $10000 to encourage participation in VicHealth’s Walk to School program next month.. Council will work with local primary schools to deliver a range of activities encouraging more families to walk, ride their

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Courier Cobram
Sep 21 2017
Sport

Golf notes

VETERANS. On Tuesday on the Old course 53 members played a par event.. A-grade winner was Freddy Barton playing off a handicap of eight finishing five holes up, followed by Joe Hrdina with four-up on his 15 handicap.. B-grade winner was Lynton

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Courier Cobram
Sep 21 2017
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Murray Goulburn hoses down speculation

Troubled dairy processor Murray Goulburn has confirmed it has had approaches from a number of suitors interested in either buying some assets or taking over the whole co-operative. "These proposals have ranged from the sale of certain assets to

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Shepparton News
Sep 26 2017
Horticulture

Waste not, want not

Kerang’s Andre Henry has become the first recipient of the Nuffield Australian Alumni Scholarship, this year named in honour of Max Jelbart.. Mr Henry, who is supported by Australian Processing Tomato Growers, plans to investigate alternative

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Shepparton News
Sep 26 2017
News

Big plan for tower

Kyabram’s water tower could be set for a facelift if some residents get their way.. A number of community members, including Allan Weeks and Mary Bowman, have got together to drum up support to freshen up the Albion St tower.. Having come up

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Alana Christe...
Sep 26 2017
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Auctioneer ready for a big stage

Elders Euroa agent Joe Allen is off to the Royal Sydney Easter Show next year after finishing runner-up in the 2017 ALPA Victorian Young Auctioneers Competition.. Mr Allen, who has a background in sheep and cropping, said he was ready for what was

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Rodney Woods
Sep 26 2017
Cropping

Mice are hurting crops

Significant numbers of mice present across regions of southern NSW suggests an early start to breeding, prompted in part by a warm and dry winter and last year’s high stubble load.. The Grains Research and Development Corporation invests in

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Shepparton News
Sep 26 2017
Water

Bugs reveal poor river health

A snapshot of river health in the north central catchment region has found a number of rivers and streams are in poor ecological health.. About 50 volunteers measured the condition of the Little Murray River, Loddon River, Gunbower Creek and

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Shepparton News
Sep 26 2017
Dairy

Kyabram company wins family award

Kyabram dairy company Kyvalley Dairy Group has received the 2017 Family Business Australia Victorian Hall of Fame award.. The announcement came as part of last week’s National Family Business Day celebrations and recognises family businesses

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Shepparton News
Sep 26 2017
Water

No GV water visit as inquiry ends

The federal parliament’s committee inquiring into irrigation efficiency has wrapped up its public hearings without coming near northern Victoria.. The last public hearing was in Griffith on September 15.. The committee has declined invitations

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Geoff Adams
Sep 26 2017
News

Plenty to see at show and shine

The Euroa Show and Shine is back again this weekend.. Together with the event’s major sponsor, Shannons Insurance, organisers have focused on presenting some of the best cars, bikes and other ‘‘things with engines’’ to

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Shepparton News
Sep 26 2017
News

Juniors steal showgirl...

When it comes time for the showgirl competitions on agricultural days, it’s often the Miss Showgirl entrants than get plenty of the focus.. However in recent years, younger girls have been throwing their hat in the ring to compete for a title

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Alana Christe...
Sep 26 2017
Dairy

Power price hits dairy

Dairy farmers are being crushed under the weight of power prices, with climbing power bills impacting their ability to stay competitive.. The rising cost of electricity has hit farmers hard, with Australian Dairy Council figures claiming that dairy

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Alana Christe...
Sep 26 2017
Cropping

Fonterra makes bid for...

Fonterra has emerged as one of the companies making an offer to take over dairy co-operative, Murray Goulburn.. Fonterra managing director, Rene Dedoncker has told ABC radio the company is interested in Australia's biggest milk processor

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Shepparton News
Sep 25 2017
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WA Police Union folds on IR action

The WA Police Union has told members to resume full duties after a legal directive from Commissioner Chris Dawson ordering them against industrial action.

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AAP News
Sep 26 2017
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Govt argues Roberts, Ludlam ineligible

The Commonwealth will argue that One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts and former Greens senator Scott Ludlam were ineligible to run for parliament last year.

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AAP News
Sep 26 2017
News

Bouncer's 1997 murder trial nears end

A pension form error was made by a public servant, not by a NSW man accused of murdering his wife, his barrister has told a jury.

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AAP News
Sep 26 2017
News

McEwan was 'waiting' to kill, court hears

A man accused of murdering a Korean woman in Brisbane almost four years ago told police he had been waiting his "whole life" to kill someone, a court has heard.

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AAP News
Sep 26 2017
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More households splurging on nights out

More Australians are splashing out on "meaningful experiences" such as concert tickets, the theatre, hotel stays and eating out rather than retail goods, according to new data released by National Australia Bank.. NAB's Customer

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AAP News
Sep 26 2017
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Culleton warned to stay on track at trial

Former One Nation senator Rod Culleton is representing himself at a trial in Perth and has been warned to stay on track.

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AAP News
Sep 26 2017
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Fatal training flight spiralled into turf

An instructor and his student are dead after a light plane crash in southeast Queensland.

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AAP News
Sep 26 2017
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Aust diggers' 'trip to hell' remembered

Australian diggers' "trip to hell" on the Western Front has been remembered a century on during a dawn service in Belgium.

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AAP News
Sep 26 2017
News

NSW pollies fire back at PM for gas claims

NSW politicians have fired back at the prime minister's claims of the slow approval of the Narrabri Gas Project as the nation faces a gas shortage.

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AAP News
Sep 26 2017
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Two in five Aussies believe demons exist

Forty per cent of people surveyed in a new poll believe angels and demons are active in the world and heaven and hell exist.

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AAP News
Sep 26 2017
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Morrison posts smallest deficit in 4 years

The federal government's budget deficit for the 2016/17 financial year was $33.2 billion, smaller than predicted in May.

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AAP News
Sep 26 2017
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