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Regions now at risk

Member for Shepparton Suzanna Sheed claims the Federal Opposition has put the future of regional communities in jeopardy and could force the failure of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.. Labor, the Greens and Nick Xenophon Team last Wednesday voted to

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Courier Cobram
Feb 21 2018
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NBN offers choices

Despite the rapidly-progressing rollout of the NBN, many people are still in the dark about what it means for them.. According to a new Finder survey, 44 per cent of people not already on the NBN do not realise they will need to connect to the

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Courier Cobram
Feb 21 2018
Sport

Young Hoppers get an early start

Yarroweyah Football and Netball Club’s under-17 sides have started pre-season training.. On the back of a testing 2017 season, coaches Lincoln Humphries and Ben Lucas will again guide the football team.. Humphries and Lucas bring a wealth of

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Courier Cobram
Feb 21 2018
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Water

Report calls for reform to G-MW

An independent panel has found that Goulburn-Murray Water is an organisation badly in need of change, and major reform is needed to ensure that it will be sustainable into the future.. The panel’s report, released last week by Victorian Water

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Geoff Adams
Feb 21 2018
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Solar company seeking site at Numurkah

First Solar Australia is branching into Victoria for the first time, with a proposed solar farm set for north of Numurkah.. The Moira Solar Farm, as it will be known, will be located at the intersection of Numurkah and Naring Rds and will include

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
News

Finley solar farm gets go-ahead

The $170million Finley Solar Farm proposal has been approved by the NSW Government, in what is a first for the state’s Department of Planning in 2018.. The project, which will be located on Canalla Rd adjacent to the Finley substation, will

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Changes promised for G-MW

The changes proposed for G-MW are about being more transparent on costs, implementing efficiencies and making sure the organisation delivers the services the community wants at an affordable price, Federal Water Minister Lisa Neville says.. The

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Murray Darling basin plan threatened

The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is under threat after Federal Government changes seeking to distribute water differently were shot down in the Senate.. The Coalition was unable to strike a deal with Labor, which supported a Greens disallowance motion

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Water charge review promised by Nationals

A Liberal Nationals government would review the charges of Victoria’s rural water authorities to ensure water storage and delivery costs are fair and equitable.. Shadow Water Minister Steph Ryan announced the review, which will examine water

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
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Victorian Government to decide on Shepp solar

The Victorian government will decide on planning applications for four solar farms in the Greater Shepparton region... The City of Greater Shepparton handed over the responsibility and last week the Victorian government agreed to call in the

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2018
News

More bank competition urged

Australia’s long-standing policy to prevent mergers of the big four banks is ‘‘redundant’’ and the sector needs a new champion to promote competition, the Productivity Commission says.. The commission has released

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2018
News

New plan for land sales

The Federal Government has announced a plan for new rules regarding the sale of agricultural land in an attempt to address rising foreign investment.. The changes require land to be widely marketed for a minimum of 30 days and for Australians to be

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2018
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Eating raw chicken...

If you like to give your beloved pooch a chicken neck to gnaw on as a treat, you might want to reconsider.. A new study has found eating raw chicken increases the risk of dogs developing a paralysing and sometimes fatal condition by more than 70

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2018
Livestock

RamSelect offers...

Kangaroo Island stud Ella Matta White Suffolk and Merino has credited genetic selection app RamSelect with helping it record its best sales result late last year.. The sale saw the stud sell its highest ever top-priced ram for $16000 and achieve an

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
Water

Have say on flood...

Residents from various towns across north-east Victoria have a chance to contribute to the formation of local flood studies for the Goulburn and Broken areas this month.. Work is starting on a flood study for the Broken River floodplain (Lake

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
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Arm teachers, open asylums: Trump on guns

President Donald Trump believes arming teachers could prevent more school shootings such as the one which left 17 people dead in Florida.

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AAP News
Feb 23 2018
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Turnbull declines to support Barnaby in DC

Malcolm Turnbull says he will attempt to avoid wading into America's gun control debate, while he tried to dodge questions about Barnaby Joyce.

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AAP News
Feb 23 2018
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Nauru detention mould sparks illnesses

A leaked report shows Australian authorities knew from 2014 mould outbreaks at Nauru detention centre could harm the health of asylum seekers and staff.

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AAP News
Feb 23 2018
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Barnaby Joyce clings to Nats leadership

Barnaby Joyce is facing a formal sexual harassment complaint and a challenge to his leadership.

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AAP News
Feb 23 2018
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Conventional wisdom on housing 'wrong'

The Grattan Institute is attempting to debunk the theory that low income earners don't stand to gain from building new housing.

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AAP News
Feb 23 2018
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NSW man to be sentenced for wife's murder

Steve Frank Fesus, 47, is expected to be sentenced on Friday, more than 20 years after he murdered his teenage wife Jodie.

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AAP News
Feb 23 2018
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Heke to be sentenced over road-rage death

Tamate Heke is set to be sentenced for unlawfully striking Shane Merrigan and causing his death on Brisbane's Gateway Motorway in December 2015.

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AAP News
Feb 23 2018
News

Angry Abbott returns serve after criticism

Former prime minister Tony Abbott has hit back at critics of his immigration proposal, saying his colleagues risk election defeat if they don't change tack.

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AAP News
Feb 23 2018
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Turnbull pens op-ed in US newspaper

Malcolm Turnbull's Washington DC visit is aimed at confirming Australian-US bonds that were shaken during last year's testy phone call with Donald Trump.

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AAP News
Feb 23 2018
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Aussies in Serbia drug bust to return home

Two Australian men busted by Serbian police in connection with an alleged $500 million cocaine smuggling ring will return to Australia to face charges.

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AAP News
Feb 23 2018
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Benefits of population growth 'immense'

Infrastructure Australia is warning MPs not to turn their back on migration, saying the potential benefits of population growth are immense.

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AAP News
Feb 23 2018
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