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Grinspoon back with anniversary tour

Almost 17 years since they rocked the stage at Thompsons Beach for Peaches and Cream, post-grunge Aussie rockers Grinspoon are returning to the region.. The band recently announced a performance at the Barooga Sporties on Thursday, September 21, as

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Courier Cobram
Apr 27 2017
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Call to help locate calf and piglet thieves

A man remains in custody following an alleged attempted abduction of a teenage girl in Cobram last week.. NSW Police and Cobram detectives arrested a man in Barooga on Thursday evening, following an attempted abduction of a teenage girl in Cobram

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Courier Cobram
Apr 26 2017
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Poker run to help others

On April 1, the Boosey Creek Club of Katamatite held its first Poker (Dice) Run in memory of member and local identity Rob ‘Frog’ Foster.. About $2300 was raised for palliative care fuel vouchers to aid local oncology patients with travel

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Courier Cobram
Apr 26 2017
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Prestigious scholarship winners announced

Joint winners have been announced for the sheep and wool industry’s prestigious Peter Westblade scholarship.. Young sheep industry professionals Harrison Mulquiny and Rachael Gawne were chosen from a field of applicants from NSW, Victoria and

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Shepparton News
Apr 29 2017
Livestock

Demand tipped to lift exports

As the world’s largest sheepmeat exporter and second largest producer, Australia stands to benefit from growing consumer demand in many developing countries where sheepmeat consumption is increasing despite rising prices.. This is one of a number

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Shepparton News
Apr 29 2017
Dairy

Focused on feed quality

The peak fodder industry body will run a series of workshops designed to improve production and profit for dairy farmers in the Rochester district.. The Australian Fodder Industry Association, in partnership with TPC Agriculture, will run the ‘Our

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Shepparton News
Apr 29 2017
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Steve Irwin version two

A man from Sydney’s south has channelled the late Steve Irwin and captured a freshwater crocodile on a riverbank during an afternoon stroll.. Aaron Hughes was walking with his wife and their young son Ben along Salt Pan Creek, behind their

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Shepparton News
Apr 29 2017
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CWA produces 50000 scones

Proving its recipe is the cream of the crop, the Country Women’s Association of NSW has sold its 50000th scone during its 70th year at the Sydney Royal Easter Show.. The group surpassed its previous scone record by more than 900 floury treats last

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Shepparton News
Apr 28 2017
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Mixed reactions to visa axing

The Federal Government’s decision to abolish the 457 visa for temporary skilled workers has received mixed reviews from the agriculture sector, with industry groups calling on the Federal Government to involve them in negotiations.. VFF president

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Apr 28 2017
Dairy

Dairy research co-op to close

The Terang DemoDAIRY is set to close after the co-operative decided it would be wound up.. The research and development co-operative in western Victoria said it had exhausted all options to remain open.. However, the co-operative hopes to leave

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Shepparton News
Apr 28 2017
Livestock

Full schedule for conference

The 2017 Wagyu conference will be held at Albury from May 1 to 3 followed by a tour of Wagyu operations in north-east Victoria on May 4 and 5.. Speakers will include producers who are already using Wagyu genetics, buyers who will contract to buy the

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Shepparton News
Apr 28 2017
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Fatty foods may be bad for joints

Eating fatty foods could be more damaging to the cartilage in your knees and other joints than everyday wear and tear caused by walking and other exercise, Australian researchers say.. Cartilage, which acts as a shock absorber for joints, is often

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Shepparton News
Apr 28 2017
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Marking a milestone

Former Kyabram dairy farmers Jeff and Barbara Wiltshire have celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary.. They first met in a chance meeting at a Waaia church function and married in 1955, two years after meeting, in Adelaide.. Now with five

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Shepparton News
Apr 28 2017
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Senator praises group

A visit to the Berrigan property of Ted Hatty was included in a tour of the region recently by Federal Agriculture and Water Resources Assistant Minister Anne Ruston.. She also met with representatives of local agricultural groups, including

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Shepparton News
Apr 28 2017
Horticulture

Kiwifruit plan for...

Maori trustee Te Tumu Paeroa and Bay of Plenty Regional Council investment arm Quayside Holdings plan to spend $30million to build 10 kiwifruit orchards on Maori land in New Zealand in the next 18 months.. The orchards would be the biggest

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Shepparton News
Apr 28 2017
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Match highlights: Brisbane Lions v Port Adelaide

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Aus seeks $180m US anti-radiation missiles

Australia is looking to buy anti-radiation missiles from the US worth about $183.7 million, according to the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency.

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AAP News
Apr 29 2017
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Russia set to cooperate on Syria: agencies

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is reported to have said his nation is ready to cooperate with the US on settling the Syrian crisis.

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AAP News
Apr 29 2017

Highlights: Carlton v Sydney Swans

Highlights: Carlton v Sydney Swans

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Highlights: Hawthorn v St Kild

Highlights: Hawthorn v St Kilda

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Missile test futile: S. Korea candidate

Pyongyang must "immediately stop reckless, provocative acts", South Korea's leading presidential candidate has said after the North's latest missile test.

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AAP News
Apr 29 2017
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N. Korea missiles 'target US mainland'

After a failed missile launch was detected in North Korea, its state media has repeated Pyongyang's goal of building a nuclear missile that can hit the US.

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AAP News
Apr 29 2017
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Dreyfus demands ministers explain breach

The shadow attorney general has called a metadata breach by an Australian Federal Police officer "shocking" and demanded an explanation from ministers.

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AAP News
Apr 29 2017
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Vic man in custody over missing beer rage

A man has appeared before a Melbourne court after he allegedly became enraged and made threats against his family when he couldn't find his beer.

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AAP News
Apr 29 2017
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