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Roar has clean sweep

Cobram Roar took on Twin City Wanderers on Sunday and came away not losing a match for the entire day.. In front of a massive crowd, the seniors were up against an out-of-form Twin City and didn’t take long to stamp their authority as they

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Courier Cobram
Aug 17 2017
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Giving women power

Last Thursday was a very special day for an extraordinary group of women.. The graduation ceremony took place at Cobram Civic Centre for the participants in the Enabling Women Leadership Program conducted at Cobram Community House.. Program mentor

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Courier Cobram
Aug 16 2017
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New path opens nature to everyone

In 2016, Landcare Australia applied for funds from the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Program to enable Muckatah Landcare Group to create a wheelchair inclusive path at the Peter Kennedy Reserve at the corner of Benalla-Tocumwal and

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Courier Cobram
Aug 16 2017
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Ararat rates decision

Ararat farmers have welcomed a decision by an inquiry into plans from the Rural City of Ararat that would have seen farmers’ rates rise by 45 per cent.. The commission of inquiry into the draft rating strategy handed down 12 recommendations to

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Shepparton News
Aug 17 2017
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Stanhope Ute Show around the corner

The Stanhope Ute Show is returning next month, with plenty to do for all ages... Last year’s event saw over 50 utes and 100 people in attendance, with this year’s event sees entries in multiple categories including: Pre 90’s BNS

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Rodney Woods
Aug 17 2017
Cropping

Make hay while the sun shines

Australian hay production is estimated to have been $1.6billion in 2006-07 and is estimated to have averaged $1.5billion a year for the five years 2002-03 to 2006-07.. Total Australian hay production increased from 4.9million tonnes in 1989-90 to

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Shepparton News
Aug 17 2017
Horticulture

Rural careers not just for farmers

Evidence from government organisations, industry groups, academics and almost anyone who has ever tried to find highly-skilled candidates for agriculture job vacancies, is that the Australian agriculture sector faces a near critical skills

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Shepparton News
Aug 17 2017
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CLAAS has a rake for every need

The pending introduction of the Liner 1900, 1800 Twin, 1700 Twin and Liner 320 swathers (windrowers) means CLAAS can justifiably claim to being able to offer a rake for every requirement.. The German forage harvesting specialist already manufactures

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Shepparton News
Aug 17 2017
Water

Whan: keep promise

The promise made by Julia Gillard and Tony Burke when the 450Gl of up-water set out in the Murray-Darling Basin Plan was announced needs to be kept according to the National Irrigators Council’s chief executive officer.. Steve Whan was the

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Rodney Woods
Aug 17 2017
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Barnaby Joyce might be a Kiwi

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has told Federal Parliament he may be a citizen of New Zealand.. The New Zealand High Commission contacted the Nationals leader on Thursday afternoon to advise he may be a citizen by descent.. Mr Joyce said he was

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Shepparton News
Aug 17 2017
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Seasonal Recipes

Greek Lamb and Eggplant Pasta Bake. Serves 6. Ingredients:. Red sauce:. 1 tbsp oil. 1 onion, finely chopped. 500g minced lamb. cup chopped flat-leaf parsley. 1 clove garlic, crushed. 1 tsp dried oregano. tsp ground cinnamon. tsp sugar. salt and

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Shepparton News
Aug 17 2017
Cropping

Mixed bag for region

Mixed rainfall and average to slightly warmer temperatures are expected between November and January according to early forecast models, with June conditions caused by consistent high pressure systems.. Agriculture Victoria seasonal risk agronomist

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Rodney Woods
Aug 17 2017
Livestock

Joint discussion on...

Sheepmeat Council of Australia directors met with representatives of the Australian Meat Industry Council in Dubbo recently as part of an ongoing program of both organisations.. SCA chief executive Dr Kat Giles said the meeting was an opportunity

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Shepparton News
Aug 17 2017
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Driverless tractor to...

It has the potential to revolutionise agriculture and since its unveiling last year has created a buzz around the world. Now Case IH’s Autonomous Concept Vehicle is coming to Australia for the first time.. The driverless concept vehicle

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Shepparton News
Aug 17 2017
Horticulture

Riparian planting day

Volunteers and the local community came out in droves to plant hundreds of tree and shrub seedlings along Taggerty’s Little River in frosty conditions.. Members of the Victorian Fly Fishing Association, Taggerty Community Progress Group and

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Shepparton News
Aug 16 2017
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Ceremonies to honour Vietnam veterans

Vietnam War veterans will be honoured at a remembrance ceremony in Canberra on Friday on the anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan.

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AAP News
Aug 18 2017
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Major search to start for missing SA woman

A major search is set to get underway on Friday for missing South Australian woman Tanja Ebert, who is thought to have been murdered.

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AAP News
Aug 18 2017
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Citizenship circus to return in two weeks

The federal government's woes are deepening with a third cabinet minister to be referred to the High Court over dual citizenship.

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AAP News
Aug 18 2017
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Cloud over Qld senator's business dealings

Government backbencher Barry O'Sullivan may have fallen foul of the constitution because of family business dealings.

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AAP News
Aug 18 2017
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Deputy Nationals Leader may be British

Deputy Nationals Leader Fiona Nash will be referred to the High Court after receiving advice that she is a British citizen.

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AAP News
Aug 17 2017
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Jailed HK democracy campaigner defiant

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong and two other student leaders have been sentenced to prison in connection with pro-democracy protests in 2014.

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AAP News
Aug 17 2017
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SA Xenophon MP splits with Nick

A Nick Xenophon Team MP in the South Australian upper house has quit the party in a stoush over electoral reform.

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AAP News
Aug 17 2017
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Millions spent on survey before case heard

A Senate inquiry has heard millions of dollars will be spent on the same-sex marriage poll before the High Court determines whether to block it.

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AAP News
Aug 17 2017
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Senator in hot water on business dealings

Questions have been raised over whether coalition backbencher Barry O'Sullivan's family's business dealings may put him in breach of the constitution.

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AAP News
Aug 17 2017
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Man heard Vic cop shoot driver: court

A man says he heard the moment a driver was shot and killed by a policeman in Melbourne.

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AAP News
Aug 17 2017
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Swan had doubts over GFC stimulus size

Former Labor treasurer Wayne Swan is touring Australia with former UK minister Ed Balls to reminisce about the experiences of the global financial crisis.

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AAP News
Aug 17 2017
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