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Spinning yarns

Two of Australia’s greatest story tellers are heading our way.. Dead Men Talking, hosted by the Katamatite Lions Club, is a two-man show jam-packed full of verse, song and yarns.. With Max Cullen as Henry Lawson and Warren Fahey as Banjo

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Courier Cobram
Oct 19 2017
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Boots scootin’ down at Barooga

IF YOU have only seen them once, you haven’t seen them enough.. These baby boot scooters were in the Courier recently - but without their names.. So they’re back and Barooga Public School is proud to present (or re-present) its country

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Courier Cobram
Oct 19 2017
Sport

Coaches prove playing ability

Barooga’s co-coaches have run first and second in the club’s best and fairest count after another season of finals for the consistent Hawks.. James Hazelman took out the Vin Toohey Medal for the senior best and fairest with 124 votes

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Courier Cobram
Oct 19 2017
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Blackmore report critical of MDBA benchmarking

A new report on a key mechanism used by the Murray-Darling Basin Authority to determine how much water can be taken out of the basin is critical of a model used to determine the diversions. The report by an expert panel was commissioned by the NSW

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Geoff Adams
Oct 23 2017
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Cohuna beaten by Ringarooma

Ringarooma, a remote dairy farming town in Tasmania's north-east, has been named Australia’s Legendairy Capital for 2017.. Home to just 232 people, the town is the second national Legendairy Capital, after Stanhope won the title in 2015

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Shepparton News
Oct 23 2017
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Last chance to apply for the 2018 AgriFutures Rural...

Agriculture Victoria encourages Victorian women to apply for the 2018 AgriFutures TM Rural Women’s Award before applications close this Sunday 29 October. . The award has been running for two decades, supporting Australian women to use and

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Shepparton News
Oct 23 2017
Viticulture

Thunderstorms bring useful rainfalls at some places

The passage of a low pressure trough with a cold front brought scattered thunderstorms which brought useful moderate to heavy rainfalls at several places in our region last Thursday and Friday the 19th and 20th October.. Some notable heavy falls

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Peter Nelson
Oct 23 2017
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Big boost for AgriBio

Agriculture Victoria has received an infrastructure boost to its metabolomics and proteomics facility at the AgriBio Centre for AgriBioscience in Bundoora, Melbourne.. The enhancements represent a $1 million investment by the Victorian Government

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Shepparton News
Oct 23 2017
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Energy crisis leads to industry alliances

Australia’s energy crisis is helping forge new alliances between the dairy sector and industry groups hit by soaring prices and renewable energy suppliers keen to reach out to new markets.. Industry advocacy group Dairy Connect and renewables

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Shepparton News
Oct 22 2017
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Survey looks at farm use

Agriculture Victoria is working closely with the VFF to get a better understanding of on-farm energy use.. Global energy prices are rising and it is affecting farmers, who contribute more than $13billion to Victoria’s economy.. With this in

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Shepparton News
Oct 22 2017
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Wide drill folds away tight win

A 24m wide drill able to fold to a transport width of 5.4m within minutes was awarded the coveted Henty Machine of the Year Award.. The 3420 PHD Paralink Hoe Drill, entered by Canadian manufacturer Bourgault, impressed judges with its unique folding

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Shepparton News
Oct 21 2017
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Food festival will bowl you over

The Numurkah Food Bowl Festival is dishing up a range of goodies as it enters its ninth year.. With something for everyone, the three-day festival is set to showcase all Numurkah has to offer.. ‘‘Numurkah is such a rare gem and if you

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Shepparton News
Oct 21 2017
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A taste of history

The history of the Dhurringile mansion will be explained and explored at the inaugural Heritage Open Day next weekend.. Residents and visitors to Greater Shepparton will have an opportunity to visit more than 40 places of historic interest, never

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Alana Christe...
Oct 20 2017
Water

SDL adjustment will...

The Murray-Darling Basin Authority recently released our draft determination of the Sustainable Diversion Limit Adjustment Mechanism that finds 605Gl of water can remain in consumptive use and we can still achieve the environmental outcomes we want

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Shepparton News
Oct 20 2017
Livestock

Red and white wins the...

Undera’s Jasmine Cordy is the proud owner of the Interbreed Champion Senior Cow at this year’s Shepparton Agricultural Show.. Ms Cordy’s red and white Holstein, Lindon Artie Fire Kite, took out the major prize as well as the

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Rodney Woods
Oct 20 2017
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Treasurer urges new productivity drive

Treasurer Scott Morrison will present the first five-yearly review into boosting productivity at a conference in Canberra.

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AAP News
Oct 24 2017
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'Pre-boomers' embracing online shopping

People aged over 70 are embracing internet shopping, with their online purchases set to grow faster than any other age group, Commonwealth Bank research shows.

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AAP News
Oct 24 2017
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Rudd urges 'wilted' Turnbull to ban donors

Former prime minister Kevin Rudd has spoken candidly about his time in politics and the direction of Australian politics at the Sydney Writers Festival.

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AAP News
Oct 23 2017
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NBN issues on Turnbull's head: Kevin Rudd

Former Labor prime minister Kevin Rudd says the Liberal party, not him, are to blame for issues with the NBN because they changed the original plan.

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AAP News
Oct 23 2017
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Two people dead in NT light plane crash

A recovery mission is under way for the bodies of a pilot and passenger killed in a light plane crash on a rural Northern Territory road outside of Darwin.

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AAP News
Oct 23 2017
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Abe pushes reform after election victory

Shinzo Abe has pledged to tackle the North Korean military threat at his first press conference after his election victory.

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AAP News
Oct 23 2017
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Immigration boss, Green bond over hobbits

An immigration Senate estimates hearing has descended into a book club meeting with a Greens senator and department boss bonding over Lord of the Rings.

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AAP News
Oct 23 2017
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Mum wants new law after son's crush death

The mother of a WA toddler, who was crushed by a chest of drawers, wants rental laws changed so parents can secure furniture to walls without ramifications.

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AAP News
Oct 23 2017
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Calls for Aust to step up ocean protection

European leaders expect Australia will take a greater role in protecting oceans in the region as the global focus turns to the Pacific over the next few years.

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AAP News
Oct 23 2017
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Indon military chief denied entry to US

The US has apologised after a top Indonesian military general was prevented from boarding a flight to Washington, but Indonesia says that isn't enough.

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AAP News
Oct 23 2017
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Easybeats guitarist George Young dies

George Young, The Easybeats guitarist and songwriter, has died at the age of 70.

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AAP News
Oct 23 2017
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