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From the boy scouts to the mighty battleships

PAT O’Shaughnessy was just 13 and had just narrowly missed being hit by a German bomb.. It must have been terrifying, scarring, but Pat, now 92, said it was actually like something out of a dream — or nightmare.. The kind where you

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Campaspe News
Apr 24 2018
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Fay Walkley answered the call to serve

FAY Walkley is a real-life, flesh-and-blood hero.. Although she insists that’s not true.. This 94-year-old is just one of the million Australians, men and women, who served in World War II.. Most of them voluntarily; with the full knowledge it

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Campaspe News
Apr 24 2018
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Anzac times

THERE are a variety of services happening across the district to commemorate Anzac day. From the traditional Gunfire Breakfast in Rochester to smaller services in Goornong and Mologa, there is a chance for everyone to remember those who made the

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Campaspe News
Apr 18 2018
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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
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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
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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
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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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Lawyer to probe scandal-hit City of Perth

Lawyer Anthony Power will probe the embattled City of Perth council, with royal commission powers to recommend the council be sacked or reinstated.

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AAP News
Apr 24 2018
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Senator not convinced tax cuts worth cost

Independent senator Tim Storer remains concerned about the impact on the budget from the Turnbull government's business tax cut plan.

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AAP News
Apr 24 2018
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Angry Qld cop killed his baby with punch

A Queensland police officer, who pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of his baby son, punched the boy so hard his organs ruptured.

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AAP News
Apr 24 2018
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Commonwealth slams Qld tree clearing laws

The federal government has slammed proposed Queensland government laws to restrict tree clearing, as a new report finds the changes are urgently needed.

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Apr 24 2018
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SA ice bust has 80 statements

A court has been told that 80 witness statements have been taken in the case against three men allegedly involved in a 313-kilogram ice bust.

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Apr 24 2018
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Aus military ties with Myanmar 'untenable'

Labor's defence spokesman Richard Marles has called time on Australia's military cooperation with Myanmar in light of atrocities against Rohingya people.

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Apr 24 2018
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Call for Aussie firm to build new frigates

A truly Australian company should be given responsibility for building the Navy's new fleet of frigates, opposition defence spokesman Richard Marles argues.

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Apr 24 2018
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Triple class action threat for AMP

Three separate law firms are looking into potential class actions against AMP on behalf of shareholders hit by its falling share price.

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Apr 24 2018
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Serial Sydney rapist denies teen attack

A convicted rapist has pleaded not guilty to assaulting a teenage girl in Sydney, several years after his release from jail.

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Apr 24 2018
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Inflation up, but still below RBA target

Australian consumer prices rose 0.4 per cent in the March quarter, but remain below the Reserve Bank of Australia's target range.

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AAP News
Apr 24 2018
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Ex-NT top cop 'blocked raid on mistress'

An NT police officer told a court that his former boss and police commissioner John McRoberts' alleged blocking of a search warrant was unheard of.

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Apr 24 2018
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