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Easter all wrapped up at beach festival

Sunny skies, music and plenty of chocolate was the perfect way for many to spend the last day of the Easter River Beach Festival on Sunday.. Hundreds flocked to Thompsons Beach for the hotly-contested annual duck race, as well as an Easter egg

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Courier Cobram
Apr 20 2017
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Taking over the top job at Cobram Primary

The start of the new school term yesterday saw acting principal Matt Knight officially take on the role of principal at Cobram Primary School.. Mr Knight has been acting principal at the school for a little over a year and said the official

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Courier Cobram
Apr 20 2017
Sport

Cross-river bragging rights go to Barooga

A high-flying Barooga team has once again taken the honours in the annual Easter weekend cross-river derby, beating rivals Cobram by 59 points on Saturday.. The Tigers booted the first goal of the match, but did not score again until nine minutes

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Courier Cobram
Apr 20 2017
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Dairy

Kyabram calf deaths investigated

Police are continuing to investigate a suspicious fire and the death of 20 calves that occurred on a Girgarre property earlier this month.. A police statement said the investigation was now being focused on the care and welfare of the calves prior

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Shepparton News
Apr 25 2017
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APAL wins Pink Lady battle

Pink Lady America has lost its final bid to secure ownership of the Pink Lady trademark in Chile, with Apple and Pear Australia being named as the rightful owner.. Following a comprehensive decision by the High Court of Australia, Pink Lady

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Shepparton News
Apr 25 2017
Dairy

Tallygaroopna breeder pipped at the Sydney post

Tallygaroopna dairy breeders Brad and Jessica Gavenlock have exhibited a Jersey at the Sydney Royal Easter Show that the judges were unable to separate from the supreme champion.. A count-back and special adjudicator were required to reach the final

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Geoff Adams
Apr 25 2017
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Cobram abattoir forced to sack staff

JBS Australia has sacked its permanent staff at its Cobram abattoir and warned that it could be September or October before it can resume operations.. Last month JBS Australia decided to implement a month-long stand-down of workers due to the lack

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Geoff Adams
Apr 25 2017
Dairy

Strathmerton sisters give strong Sydney showing

Strathmerton sisters Lauren and Sarah McIlveen have returned from a monster trip to the Sydney Royal Easter Show, each having placed in their class.. Eldest sister Sarah, 18, was among the top three in the paraders’ state competition, a result

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Alana Christe...
Apr 25 2017
News

Report urges caution

A Productivity Commission report has warned the Federal Government to be cautious of planned decentralisation of government departments, stating it may not have as big an impact as expected.. The Transitioning Regional Communities report released by

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Alana Christe...
Apr 25 2017
News

Fish on the move

Native fish have been given a helping hand from environmental flows in three rivers in the southern Murray-Darling Basin.. The flows in the Murray, Goulburn and Campaspe rivers will help to encourage fish movement and increase fish populations, with

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Shepparton News
Apr 25 2017
Livestock

Pork industry hit by imports

A Stanhope pig farmer says the pork industry is on the brink of a disaster, with imported pork driving an oversupply of produce that is threatening local farmers.. John Burke, who is also VFF Pig Group president, said oversupply was leading to

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Alana Christe...
Apr 25 2017
Cropping

Farm stock thefts in Cobram and Yarroweyah

At a commercial piggery in Kokoda Road, Yarroweyah on Good Friday, seven one day old piglets were stolen.. These piglets were unwell and are not expected to survive without medication and their mother. The piglets had docked tails.. Overnight on

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Shepparton News
Apr 24 2017
News

New hope for type 1...

A new glucose monitoring device has been found to cut by more than a third the length of time people with type 1 diabetes experience dangerous drops in their blood sugar levels.. The sensor device is worn on the back of the arm and scans

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Shepparton News
Apr 23 2017
News

Award for innovation

New Holland’s ingenuity and innovative approach has received recognition from the international jury panel of agricultural experts, who awarded the coveted Silver Innovation Medal to the New Holland NHDrive concept autonomous tractor.. The tractor

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Shepparton News
Apr 22 2017
Cropping

New balers built tough

Case IH has unveiled its new series of large square balers, designed for the toughest crop types in the most challenging of conditions, to the Australian market.. The Case IH LB434 XL series retains the features and adaptability of the current LB434

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Shepparton News
Apr 21 2017
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Australia withdraws officers from Cyprus

Australia will withdraw its final federal police contingent from Cyprus in June, bringing to an end a peacekeeping mission spanning more than 50 years.

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AAP News
Apr 25 2017
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N. Korea quiet amid expectation of tests

The morning has come and gone without any nuclear tests or ballistic missile launches from North Korea, as it marks the anniversary of the its military.

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AAP News
Apr 25 2017
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Anzac spirit remembered at Gallipoli

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has led tributes to the Anzacs at a dawn service on Gallipoli's shores.

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AAP News
Apr 25 2017
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Thousands flock to national Anzac marches

Tens of thousands of people have flocked to Anzac Day marches across the country despite wet weather in some cities and fears about terrorist attacks.

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AAP News
Apr 25 2017
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Obama doesn't mention Trump in speech

Former President Barack Obama has talked about leadership in his first speech since exiting the White House, but didn't mention his replacement.

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AAP News
Apr 25 2017
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Sapper, now Paralympian, tells of dustoff

Nearly 40,000 people have braved Canberra rain to hear a former sapper turned Paralympian share the tale of losing his two legs in Afghanistan.

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AAP News
Apr 25 2017
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RSL NSW head defies govt Anzac Day request

RSL NSW president John Haines has defied a state government request not to take part in Sydney's Anzac Day dawn service.

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AAP News
Apr 25 2017
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I'll never forget Hiroshima: WWII veteran

An army veteran stationed in Hiroshima after WWII says he never wants to see such inhumane destruction again.

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AAP News
Apr 25 2017
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Gold Coast dawn service attracts thousands

From light horsemen on the beach to a special burial at sea ceremony, Gold Coast has honoured Anzac Day with a unique dawn service.

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AAP News
Apr 25 2017
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Anzac heckler charged over offensive yells

A 32-year-old man who yelled out "stop the wars" during Sydney's Anzac Day dawn service has been charged over his behaviour.

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AAP News
Apr 25 2017
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Welcome veterans into Aust life: VC winner

Victoria Cross winner Corporal Ben Roberts-Smith has urged Australians to welcome veterans into jobs and back into life after their service.

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AAP News
Apr 25 2017
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