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Diets receive healthy boost

Healthy Weight Week was celebrated with a sizzling cooking session in Cobram last week, with plenty of delicious smells enticing locals to change their diets for the better.. A healthy cooking demonstration was held on Thursday, with KAFs Fruit’s

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Jenna Bishop
Feb 22 2017
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Fire weather warning issued for Cobram Barooga areas

Warnings have been issued by fire and weather authorities ahead of predicted severe fire danger weather on Wednesday.. A total fire ban has been declared in both the Northern Country area, which includes the Cobram region, and the Southern Riverin

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Courier Cobram
Feb 21 2017
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Man killed in Cobram crash

Police are investigating a crash that claimed the life of a man in Cobram late Friday night.. Emergency services were called to the single-vehicle collision shortly before 9pm on Friday night.. A Muckatah man, 55, died at the scene.. He was the only

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Courier Cobram
Feb 18 2017
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Dairy farmers still struggling, report says

Victoria’s 10th wettest spring on record saw Northern Victorian dam levels up, temporary water prices down and wheat and hay prices in the area declining as well. This and more has come out of Dairy Australia’s first Dairy Situation and Outlook

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Rodney Woods
Feb 22 2017
Dairy

ACCC seeks to hear issues

Dairy farmers can tell their stories to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission in Shepparton next week.. The commission will hold a hearing on Tuesday, February 28 to enable farmers to talk about their experience with processors in

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Shepparton News
Feb 22 2017
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Juniors to show skills

CFA’s junior members are gearing up to showcase their skills at the Volunteer Fire Brigades Victoria Junior State Urban Fire Brigade Championships in Tatura on February 25 and 26.. About 800 juniors are set to compete in the annual championships

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Shepparton News
Feb 22 2017
Water

A big flush of fresh water

The Goulburn River is about to get a big dose of fresh water as part of the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority’s program for environmental watering.. Depending on natural conditions, including rainfall, the CMA could be applying up to

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Shepparton News
Feb 22 2017
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Bega Cheese profit

Bega Cheese Limited has announced an increase in first half profit after tax of 8.2% to $15.7 million. Bega Cheese Executive Chairman Barry Irvin said, “I am very pleased to present a strong first half performance particularly in the context of the

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Shepparton News
Feb 22 2017
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Tradies welcome farmers

A new ‘‘tradie’’ exhibition in Shepparton has been expanded this year to include interests for farmers.. Co-organiser Craig Blizzard said the event, which has been growing since its inception three years ago, had been so successful that

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Shepparton News
Feb 22 2017
Water

South Australians say 'enough' on water

Differing views over the Murray-Darling Basin Plan’s extra 450Gl have spilled over the border, with the South Australian Government at odds with a farm organisation.. Citrus Australia’s South Australia region has refused to support the state

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Shepparton News
Feb 22 2017
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Yea farmer building drones

Yea farmer Wayne Lording sits on his verandah, sips a cuppa and sends his drone to check the horses and cows.. A qualified helicopter pilot, Mr Lording is also building Australia’s first agriculture-specific drone.. ‘‘Farmers have got to look

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Shepparton News
Feb 22 2017
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Apology for farm assistance delays

Federal Government departments have apologised for poor performance in handling some of the botched dairy applications for Farm Household Assistance.. The departments and the Federal Government have come under criticism for lengthy delays, lost

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Geoff Adams
Feb 22 2017
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Weather concerns for...

Be on high alert for fire danger tomorrow, as the Country Fire Authority has declared a Total Fire Ban across Northern Country, Mallee, Wimmera, North Central and Central districts. . Bureau of Meteorology Senior Meteorologists, Dean Stewart says

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2017
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Rohan is a bee-liever

At just 19 years old, Rohan Ford already has 131 beehives under his belt, with a vision to double his stock — however daunting that process may be.. His passion for bees and beekeeping began at a young age, when he developed an interest in the

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2017
Viticulture

Beef and lemongrass...

Beef and Lemongrass Stir-fry. Serves four. Ingredients:. 500g beef rump, thinly sliced. 2 tbsp oil. 2 tsp grated ginger. 2 tsp finely chopped lemongrass (white part only). 3 spring onions, cut into 3cm lengths. 1 large red capsicum, thinly sliced

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2017
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Palmer withdraws pursuit of liquidators

A Brisbane court has allowed Clive Palmer to withdraw his application to have the liquidators of Queensland Nickel removed.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2017
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Turnbull, Netanyahu meet in Sydney

Malcolm Turnbull has met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Sydney.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2017
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Coca-Cola Amatil reshapes as profit slides

Coca-Cola Amatil will close its South Australian factory and posted a 37 per cent drop in full year net profit for 2016.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2017
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Weekend penalty rate decision due Thursday

A decision on whether to slash Sunday penalty rates will be handed down in Melbourne on Thursday morning.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2017
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Tudge personally reviews Centrelink cases

The minister responsible for Centrelink has personally reviewed more than 50 debt recovery cases brought to light since late December.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2017
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Christian brothers to disappear from Aust

The Christian Brothers order is coming to an end in Australia as it no longer enrols candidates in its novitiate, a royal commission has heard.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2017
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Minister rejects four-year term idea

A fresh push for four-year parliamentary terms has been given the thumbs-down by Special Minister of State Scott Ryan.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2017
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Tiahleigh case: 700 statements gathered

A court has heard the foster brother of Tiahleigh Palmer is still processing a substantial brief of evidence against him, including 700 witness statements.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2017
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Qld Indian wedding scammers thrown in jail

A former migration officer and a wedding celebrant who ran a spousal visa scam involving Indian men have been sentenced to jail.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2017
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Farmers could get better milk price: Bega

Dairy processor Bega Cheese says farmers could receive a better price for their milk later this year because dairy commodity prices have improved.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2017
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Dutton admits trade-off in US refugee deal

Australian Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has finally admitted there is a direct trade-off arrangement underpinning the US refugee deal.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2017
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