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Pinnuck makes his VFL debut

Former Strathmerton young gun Louis Pinnuck made his debut in the VFL on Saturday, taking to the field for the Werribee Tigers in their win against Collingwood’s VFL side.. The Murray Bushrangers recruit returned to his old stomping ground at

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Courier Cobram
May 18 2017
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Seminar to focus on water

Murray Dairy is inviting local farmers to attend an interactive seminar to better understand some of the options available to manage their water needs at Katamatite today.. In conjunction with Goulburn-Murray Water, Kilter Rural and Waterpool

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Courier Cobram
May 18 2017
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Barmah Punt gets funding

The historic Barmah Punt will receive $200000 in Living Heritage conservation funding from the Victorian Government.. State Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes said the Living Heritage funding would see the conservation and repair of the old

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Courier Cobram
May 18 2017
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VFF steps up its Q fever fight

Q fever is costing the livestock industry weeks in productive work and millions of dollars across the supply chain due to a lack of understanding about the disease, according to a new VFF campaign.. The $100000 campaign spearheaded by the VFF

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Shepparton News
May 21 2017
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Mixed feelings about budget

The VFF has reacted to last week’s federal budget with both praise and disappointment, with Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison receiving mixed reviews.. VFF president David Jochinke said he was pleased to see the Federal Government extend the scheme

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Alana Christe...
May 20 2017
Horticulture

Irreplaceable plants destroyed

The Federal Agriculture Department is reviewing its quarantine procedures after the ‘‘deeply regrettable’’ destruction of irreplaceable plants sent to Queensland from France.. The collection of valuable specimens dating back to the mid-1800s

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Shepparton News
May 20 2017
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CFA changes rile volunteers

FARMERS fear the Victorian Government risks gutting the Country Fire Authority to create a larger Metropolitan Fire Brigade under a radical new plan to solve the bitter industrial dispute engulfing the CFA and United Firefighters Union by splitting

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Shepparton News
May 19 2017
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Local farmers learn more about their liability risks from...

Sydney litigation expert, John Van de Poll, will be highlighting the importance of farm liability insurance at an event in regional Victoria next week. . Organised by Achmea Australia, the events will enable farmers to gain a greater understanding

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Shepparton News
May 19 2017
Water

Still seeking justice for users

Justice for Domestic Users was formed in 2016 to oppose hefty price rises set by Goulburn-Murray Water for small licence holders drawing water from rivers, creeks and groundwater.. As the next stage of the price rise looms, it is time to again

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Shepparton News
May 19 2017
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COAG backs hemp

Australian Primary Hemp has praised the recent announcement by the Council of Australian Governments to permit the legalisation of hemp for consumption in Australia.. The use of hemp products has been isolated to non-food applications including the

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Shepparton News
May 19 2017
Viticulture

A Flash of Brilliance

The river has been a good place to be during these crisp autumn mornings - some days a little mist rises off the water as the sun comes up.. The other day an Azure Kingfisher came barrelling out of the mist and entertained us for a while. It was

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The General
May 19 2017
Viticulture

Another tropical cyclone last week

Very soon after Tropical cyclone Donna which deepened to a very low central pressure of 935 mbs, another cyclone named Ella, formed in the South Pacific. This new cyclone was not as strong as Donna and did not last long, but nevertheless led to

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Peter Nelson
May 19 2017
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High speed rail looks...

The proposed high speed inland rail link is expected to bypass the Goulburn Valley-Southern Riverina food bowl region and take a more easterly route.. Community leaders and freight operators have urged the Federal Government to continue to consider

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Shepparton News
May 19 2017
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Cod and Yellow Belly...

Steve Threlfall, the owner of Trelly's outdoor store sent through some photos of locals with their Cod and Yellow Belly catches.. Take a look at them all below:. . PrevNext<span>Local catches of Cod and Yellow

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Shepparton News
May 18 2017
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Looming energy crisis...

Former prime minister John Howard says Australia’s greatest immediate policy challenge was barely mentioned in the federal budget — the looming energy crisis.. Speaking at a post-budget business breakfast with former New Zealand PM John Key, Mr

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Shepparton News
May 18 2017
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Stolen Generation still unable to heal

A new report shows the majority of recommendations from an inquiry into the Stolen Generation haven't been implemented 20 years on.

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AAP News
May 23 2017
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I have reasons for hope on Mideast: Trump

Donald Trump has arrived in Israel as he continues his first foreign trip as US president.

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AAP News
May 22 2017
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Tom Cruise brings The Mummy to Sydney

Hollywood star Tom Cruise walked the black carpet in Sydney for the Australian premiere of The Mummy, alongside his co-stars including Russell Crowe.

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AAP News
May 22 2017
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Kidman hints at more Aust film projects

Nicole Kidman has more Australia-based projects in the pipeline, but says "it's hard to get things made".

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AAP News
May 22 2017
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Missile ready for mass production: N Korea

North Korea has confirmed the deployment of its intermediate-range ballistic missile Pukguksong-2 after a successful weekend test.

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AAP News
May 22 2017
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Woman says Harris claim not about money

Taking a groping claim against Rolf Harris was "horrendous" but it was about justice and vindication, not compensation, a woman has told a London court.

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AAP News
May 22 2017
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Banks levy to cost CBA $220m a year

Australia's largest bank, the Commonwealth, has told shareholders it is deeply concerned about effects of the proposed federal banks levy.

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AAP News
May 22 2017
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Facebook won't censor live self harm clips

A dossier of rules, leaked to the Guardian news website, show Facebook's position on what sort of footage is allowable on the social media network.

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AAP News
May 22 2017
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GG tipped off about Prince Philip's plans

Early warning was given to the governor-general on the retirement from public duties of Prince Philip.

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AAP News
May 22 2017
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Shorten delivers vision for the nation

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has delivered his vision for the nation at the Victorian Labor Conference.

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AAP News
May 22 2017
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Senator questions public election funding

Public funding of election candidates should be scrapped, says a One Nation senator.

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AAP News
May 22 2017
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