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Police beat

Cobram. Cobram police are investigating after a vehicle was set on fire in Torgannah Rd, Koonoomoo, on Saturday night.. The white Hyundai Getz hatchback had hit a tree. The fire spread to grass and trees before being extinguished by firefighters

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Courier Cobram
May 18 2018
Sport

Watch live: Three Jacks Trophy

Watch the first Three Jacks Trophy match streamed live HERE on Friday, March 30 from 1.45pm.. If you can't get to the match, get all the excitement of this rivalry clash to your connected TV, phone or computer.. If you are at the game enjoy the

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Courier Cobram
Mar 21 2018
Sport

The measure of success

Hall of fame inductees were announced at Murray Bowls Division’s presentation day at the Cobram Barooga Golf Club.. Inductees Roy ‘‘Darkie’’ Rowan and Geoff Sutcliffe were there and Elaine Chaplin (Finley Bowls Club)

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Courier Cobram
May 18 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
Cropping

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
News

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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SA archbishop cover-up verdict praised

Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson says he's "disappointed" at being found guilty of a cover up of child sexual abuse, but others are "delighted" at the verdict.

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AAP News
May 22 2018
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No advice to Dutton about fearful diners

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton did not receive advice from his department before claiming Melburnians were too afraid to dine out at night.

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AAP News
May 22 2018
News

Qld minister admits mayoral stuff up

Queensland's local government minister is red-faced after a bungle saw him suspend four mayors before he actually had the power to do so.

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AAP News
May 22 2018
News

Citizenship wait times blow out by months

Prospective Australians are waiting significantly longer to be granted citizenship, with more people applying and more complex lodgement papers to process.

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AAP News
May 22 2018
News

Asbestos a drag on James Hardie's profit

James Hardie's profit in the 12 months to March 31 has declined 47 per cent, on the back of asbestos adjustments, acquisition costs and debt.

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AAP News
May 22 2018
News

Sydney cousin stabber gets six years' jail

A Sydney woman found guilty of killing her cousin after the pair argued over a Mercedes has been sentenced to six years' jail.

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AAP News
May 22 2018
News

'Australian-made' the aim for Snowy 2.0

Australians are expected to be employed in significant numbers to build the Snowy Hydro 2.0 energy storage facility, but hiring locals won't be a requirement.

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AAP News
May 22 2018
News

Qld records more than 4000 flu cases

Queensland has recorded 300 more flu cases than at the same point last year, but authorities say it's likely due to greater testing rates.

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AAP News
May 22 2018
News

Archbishop guilty of covering up sex abuse

Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson has been found guilty of covering up child sexual abuse by a pedophile priest in the NSW Hunter region.

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AAP News
May 22 2018
News

Consumer confidence hits 15-week high

Consumer confidence hit a 15-week high in the past week, driven in particular by upbeat household views around current and future financial conditions.

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AAP News
May 22 2018
News

MP defends colleague over budget papers

A senior Labor MP has denied Penny Wong breached the rules by taking her budget papers out of the official lockup a half hour early.

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AAP News
May 22 2018
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