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Students get outside and learn through play

Local students spent a day learning in the sun and developing mindfulness and resilience at a special day hosted by the Bluearth program.. Using movement as a vehicle, the Bluearth approach assists student development in the behavioural, emotional

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Courier Cobram
Jun 23 2017
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Business overwhelmed by community support

The owners of Ambience Bakery Cafe have been left disappointed and frustrated after the business was burgled on the Queen’s Birthday long weekend.. Two offenders broke into the business at 2am on the Sunday morning, stealing a small amount of

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Courier Cobram
Jun 22 2017
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McCurdy talks up businesses

State Member for Ovens Valley Tim McCurdy has highlighted the success of local businesses while speaking in the Victorian Parliament earlier this month.. Mr McCurdy congratulated all businesses who were recognised in the recent Moira Shire business

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Courier Cobram
Jun 22 2017
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China not the enemy

A former Victorian premier fears anti-foreign investment sentiment in Australia could compromise future economic prosperity and cost opportunities with China.. John Brumby is the national president of the Australia China Business Council, which is

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Shepparton News
Jun 26 2017
Viticulture

Dry spell and warm days continue

The long spell of dry weather and above normal warmth each day has continued last week and is expected to continue up to near the end of the month in our regions. However, there are signs of a change approaching. Perth last Thursday 22nd , received

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Peter Nelson
Jun 26 2017
Water

Report points to plan impact

The release of a new report on the impact of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan on Murray irrigators is aimed at drawing attention to the loss of water to agriculture.. Representing the Southern Riverina Irrigators, Shelley Scoullar was part of a small

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Shepparton News
Jun 26 2017
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Growers can get updated

The Grains Research and Development Corporation will host a farm business update at the Yarrawonga-Mulwala Golf Club later this month.. The update, to be held on Wednesday, June 28, will cover a range of topics including information on: interest

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Shepparton News
Jun 25 2017
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Curiosity satisfied at farm

On a sprawling 1100ha mixed farming property just outside Tocumwal, a curious mix of animals comes together at the Old Woperana Animal Nursery.. While the weekdays are spent shearing sheep, growing crops and raising beef cattle, Maryanne Ryan and

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Alana Christe...
Jun 25 2017
Water

Water inquiry will go ahead

Northern Victorians will finally have the chance to put their concerns about environmental watering on the record in a new parliamentary inquiry.. State Member for Northern Victoria Luke O’Sullivan directly referred the inquiry to the Environment

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Shepparton News
Jun 24 2017
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VFF wants new rates

The VFF has called on the Andrews Government to scrap rates on farm land in a bid to fix what it says is an unfair council rating system that discriminates against primary producers.. The farmer group is urging a five-year transition from the

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Shepparton News
Jun 24 2017
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Feedback wanted

The Andrews Government is urging Victorians to provide feedback on the Code of Practice for the Keeping of Racing Greyhounds, which aims to improve animal welfare.. Victorian Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford said animal welfare was a top priority

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Shepparton News
Jun 24 2017
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Harvesting technology

The value of data, how to capture the benefits of data and how it can be shared down the value chain were the dominant themes at the Harvesting the Benefits of Digital Agriculture Conference, hosted by the Australian Farm Institute.. The conference

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Shepparton News
Jun 23 2017
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Loan changes

The Federal Government is promising better support for Australian farmers under proposed new laws to streamline the rollout of loans and programs.. Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce last Wednesday introduced to parliament a bill to establish the

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Shepparton News
Jun 23 2017
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Jun 23 2017
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Cup travelling north

Two northern Victorian towns have been announced as destinations on the 15th annual Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour.. Euroa and Echuca have been chosen as two of the 31 cities and towns across Australia and New Zealand that the famous cup will visit

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Rodney Woods
Jun 23 2017
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Alleged NSW 'drug kingpin' finally caught

After spending two years on the run NSW Police have finally caught up with an alleged drug kingpin whose new partner had no idea about his real identity.

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AAP News
Jun 26 2017
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Vanuatu coffee farmers heal post-cyclone

A Vanuatu coffee company hopes a $656,000 investment will help boost production and the livelihoods of hundreds of farmers on Tanna Island.

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AAP News
Jun 26 2017
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AFP rejects Andrews' tactical police plan

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews's suggestion of having AFP tactical response teams at airports 24 hours a day has been knocked back.

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AAP News
Jun 26 2017
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PM Turnbull warned of voter drift

The Liberal Party and Greens are facing a winter of discontent as Tony Abbott and Bill Shorten warn the voters are restless.

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AAP News
Jun 26 2017
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Govt set precedent with bank levy: ALP

Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen says the federal government has set a precedent with its bank levy which the states will consider as an option.

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AAP News
Jun 26 2017
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Foreign vessels to dock on Gold Coast

A 12-month boarding station trial will allow vessels to dock and clear customs on the Gold Coast with the trial covering next year's Commonwealth Games.

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AAP News
Jun 26 2017
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'Angel' Kirsty Boden remembered in Loxton

The 'Angel of London Bridge' Kirsty Boden has been remembered for her loving smile at a service in the South Australian Riverland town of Loxton.

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AAP News
Jun 26 2017
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Crown makes closing in Mehajer fraud case

The electoral fraud case against former Auburn deputy mayor Salim Mehajer has been adjourned until next month after the Crown made its closing submission.

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AAP News
Jun 26 2017
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Archer charged over junior footy scuffle

Dual AFL premiership player Glenn Archer has been charged with unlawful assault after running on to the field at his son's junior football game in Melbourne.

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AAP News
Jun 26 2017
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Defecting Victorian MP must step down: DLP

A Victorian state MP has been 'poached' from the Democratic Labour Party to join Cory Bernardi's political party Australian Conservatives.

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AAP News
Jun 26 2017
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No improvement from fed funds to NT: Gooda

Federal funding to lift outcomes for Aboriginal people in the NT has not led to significant improvements, a royal commission into child protection has heard.

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AAP News
Jun 26 2017
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