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Police presence needed. After last week’s break-ins and talking to other business owners and the general public that come into my shop, all agree that Cobram needs a 24-hour police station.. Yes, with the growth of Cobram and Barooga and

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Courier Cobram
Jul 20 2017
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Remembering Alby Bach

Albert Henry (Alby) Bach was a valued member of the Lions Club of Cobram.. Alby served for many years and was the original co-ordinator of the Log Cabin market when it started about 1992.. Back then it was held at the site of the log cabin.. Later

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Courier Cobram
Jul 20 2017
Sport

Surprise win for Hipwell

There are only four rounds left until the finals of the Numurkah Squash Club winter competition.. Monday night saw Damian Hipwell score a surprise win against club champion Andrew Storer in their line one match.. Storer stunned the gallery with an

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Courier Cobram
Jul 20 2017
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Israel showcases innovative agritech

Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford was in Tel Aviv, Israel last week to assess what lessons Victoria can learn from the country’s agricultural innovators.. The trip provided an opportunity to meet with Israel’s top agritech companies, learn from

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Shepparton News
Jul 25 2017
Livestock

Chemical red tape cut

Victorian farm chemical users are set to benefit from reduced government red tape regarding requirements for agricultural and veterinary chemical use.. The Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Control of Use) Regulations 2017 came into effect on

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Shepparton News
Jul 25 2017
Dairy

Dairy youth prize open

Applications are now open for the 2017 Dairy Youth Travel Scholarship with up to $10000 on offer for those in the dairy industry looking to travel abroad.. Offered as part of this year’s Royal Melbourne Show Dairy Competition, the scholarship is

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Shepparton News
Jul 25 2017
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Enjoy the serenity in Bonnie Doon

The famed house from iconic Australia movie 'The Castle' has gone up on Airbnb for rent. Accommodating eight people, with two bathrooms and three bedrooms, if you're looking for a weekend escape this may be the place for you! Across from Lake Eildon

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Shepparton News
Jul 25 2017
News

Solar is hot topic in region

A plethora of applications for solar farms designed to generate renewable energy are arriving on the doorsteps of northern Victorian and Riverina councils.. While the projects are touted as creating jobs and investment with clean energy, the

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Geoff Adams
Jul 25 2017
Cropping

Not us, says Victorian government

The Victorian Government has supported calls for an independent investigation into allegations aired on ABC's Four Corners last night that water from the Murray Darling Basin has been misappropriated.. The calls have come after NSW DPI deputy

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Alana Christe...
Jul 25 2017
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Journey of a Miss Show Girl

When 20-year-old Glenda Stanyer (nee Peel) arrived at the Royal Melbourne Show in 1981, she was full of excitement for the statewide Miss Show Girl competition.. It was a long road for the young woman. Having taken out the 1980 Miss Show Girl

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Alana Christe...
Jul 25 2017
News

Dookie science student broke the barriers

My mother, Irene Myrtle Lowe, always proudly told us that she had been the first woman in the Southern Hemisphere to complete a degree in agricultural science.. Born in 1895, the eldest of five, Irene grew up in the gold-mining town of Cassilis

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Shepparton News
Jul 25 2017
Dairy

Dairy prices tipped to rise

The dairy industry is heading in the right direction despite weather forecast models suggesting drier than normal conditions throughout spring and summer.. That was the verdict from guest speakers at the Murray Dairy Setting Up Your Seasons workshop

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Shepparton News
Jul 25 2017
Cropping

Murray Darling...

A key cross-bench senator wants an urgent inquiry after the top water bureaucrat in NSW was recorded revealing plans to abandon the Murray Darling Basin Plan. The recording, which aired on the ABC's Four Corners' program, shows NSW DPI deputy

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Shepparton News
Jul 25 2017
News

Wanalta shearing for a...

Crowds of locals flocked to Bill and Val Barlow’s Rushworth farm on Friday to support a charity shearing day raising funds for the Royal Children’s Hospital.. Now in its third year, the day has seen more than $16000 raised in support of the

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Alana Christe...
Jul 25 2017
Viticulture

Monichino’s Winery...

One of the region’s well known and highly regarded wineries could soon have a new owner.. Monichino Wines at Katunga has been listed for sale recently, with the entire business, including a popular cellar door, branding and vineyard, up for

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Geoff Adams
Jul 25 2017
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Qld govt accused of 'protection racket'

The Queensland opposition says the government is running a "protection racket" after the state archivist was blocked from appearing at estimates hearings.

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AAP News
Jul 25 2017
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Matt Canavan steps aside from cabinet

A minister in the Turnbull government, Matt Canavan, has stood aside from cabinet amid concerns he is a dual citizen.

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AAP News
Jul 25 2017
News

Man fatally stabbed in front of parents

A Sydney man has admitted causing the death of a neighbour by stabbing him with a jagged beer bottle but has denied a charge of murder.

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AAP News
Jul 25 2017
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SA govt calls for inquiry into water use

The South Australian government wants a judicial inquiry into allegations about the theft of water from the Murray-Darling Basin.

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AAP News
Jul 25 2017
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Police find gun linked to SA forest death

South Australian police have found a gun in Parawa forest that was possibly used in Sunday's fatal shooting of a 21-year-old man.

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AAP News
Jul 25 2017
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Sickies and poor sleep linked: study

One in four Australians are taking one day off a month because they've had a bad night's sleep, researchers say.

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AAP News
Jul 25 2017
News

Julia Gillard presented with high honour

Julia Gillard has been presented with the insignia of her appointment as a Companion in the Order of Australia in Sydney.

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AAP News
Jul 25 2017
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Michael Kors to buy Jimmy Choo for $1.5b

High-end shoemaker Jimmy Choo is being bought by fellow luxury retailer Michael Kors for $1.5 billion.

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AAP News
Jul 25 2017
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Pell's first court day to last few minutes

Cardinal George Pell plans to appear in person at the Melbourne Magistrates Court for a short administrative hearing on his historical sexual offence charges.

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AAP News
Jul 25 2017
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Spiderbait fan admits urinating on woman

A man has been fined and placed on a good behaviour bond for urinating on a woman at a Spiderbait concert in Melbourne.

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AAP News
Jul 25 2017
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Davidson still in Indonesia: Bali police

Australian prison escapee Shaun Davidson is suspected of still being in Indonesia, as authorities face a ribbing on social media for failing to capture him.

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AAP News
Jul 25 2017
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