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Gallery: Aussie spirit lives on

The 13th Burrumbuttock Hay Run was another huge success, as a huge convoy of trucks made the enormous trip from Burrumbuttock in NSW to Cunnamulla, Queensland, to provide hay and other essential items to drought-stricken farmers who have been

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Courier Cobram
Feb 16 2018
Sport

Golf notes

COBRAM BAROOGA GOLF. TUESDAY VETERANS. On Tuesday, February 6 the veterans played a stableford on the west course. Three grades were filled with a good field of players.. Taking out A-grade with 42 points was Chris Forster, great scoring off his

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Courier Cobram
Feb 16 2018
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New safety plan aims to reduce the road toll

Member for Murray Austin Evans said the NSW Government’s Road Safety Plan, which includes a range of measures, was aimed at reducing the road toll after 392 people lost their lives on NSW roads in 2017.. Mr Evans said the comprehensive package

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Courier Cobram
Feb 16 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
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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 puts dogs at risk

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 buyers the information they seek

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 studies

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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Bite victim identified

The heavily pregnant woman killed after a suspected snake bite in Western Australia’s mid-west region has been identified as Sinita Martin.. Ms Martin, 27, was bitten outside her home in Meekatharra last Monday night and taken to hospital

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
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Mangoes hit our phones

Mango lovers rejoice — an Australian mango grower-led social media campaign has resulted in the release of the very first mango emoji.. Funded through Hort Innovation during 2016-17 with the tag #mangoemojiplease, emoji authority Unicode

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
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Dairy tour to visit Goulburn Valley

Goulburn Ovens Institute of TAFE is set to welcome a delegation of dairy representatives from India next week.. GOTAFE secured the contract to deliver the study tour with the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB).. The delegation has been drawn

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Shepparton News
Feb 16 2018
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Another bank bites the...

Rochester’s ANZ branch will become the fourth northern Victorian bank to close in nine months, after it was announced it will close on April 24.. An ANZ spokesperson said customers had changed the way they banked in recent years, with more

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Shepparton News
Feb 16 2018
Viticulture

2018 the Year of the...

Come this Friday, we start an entire year that is about ME. If last year was the year of the Donald, this one is the Year of the Dog.. And I have 1.8 billion Chinese people almost entirely focussed on me and my extraordinary qualities, to which they

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The General
Feb 16 2018
Livestock

VFF: no viable Cattle...

A committee established following a Senate inquiry into the cattle industry has failed to deliver a viable solution for the restructure of the Cattle Council of Australia, according to the VFF.. The VFF met with a number of state farming

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Shepparton News
Feb 16 2018
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Stale NZ defence alliance could cost $1b

Letting the defence relationship with New Zealand become stale or crumble could cost Australia $1 billion a year, a defence strategist says.

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AAP News
Feb 21 2018
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Barnett govt slammed in inquiry

The former WA Liberal National government has been criticised as poor economic managers responsible for record debt and deficit in a special inquiry.

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AAP News
Feb 20 2018
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NSW murder accused said 'I killed her'

The ex-girlfriend of a man who has been charged with a murder from nearly 30 years ago has told a Sydney jury he said "the nanny saw me, I killed her".

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AAP News
Feb 20 2018
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William Hill fined $A12.2m by UK regulator

Betting firm William Hill has been hit with a $A12.2 million fine for breaching anti-money laundering and social responsibility regulations.

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AAP News
Feb 20 2018
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Raps, fast net plugged in SA campaigning

A cheesy campaign jingle and a promise of internet 10 times faster than the NBN made the highlight reel on day four of the South Australian election campaign.

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AAP News
Feb 20 2018
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Shorten asks where are Adani's jobs

Bill Shorten has delivered a blunt message to Adani, saying the Indian miner should not expect taxpayer support for its Queensland coal mine.

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AAP News
Feb 20 2018
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BHP lifts payout as prices boost profit

Resources giant BHP Billiton has hiked its interim dividend after stronger commodity prices drove a 25 per cent increase in half year underlying profit.

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AAP News
Feb 20 2018
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Gita sparks state of emergency in NZ

Flights at five airports in New Zealand have been cancelled on Tuesday as the remnants of tropical cyclone Gita pummelled the country.

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AAP News
Feb 20 2018
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Accused Qld property scammer granted bail

A man charged in Queensland after an investigation into the alleged fleecing of millions in a cold call property scam has been granted bail.

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AAP News
Feb 20 2018
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Vic minister sorry for kick remark

Victoria's roads minister has apologised to a female country mayor for saying current levels of funding were better than a kick down below.

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AAP News
Feb 20 2018
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Oil Search a step closer to PNG expansion

Oil Search has tripled its half year profit and outlined plans to boost LNG capacity in Papua New Guinea.

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AAP News
Feb 20 2018
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