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Rates are here

MORE than 20,000 rate notices are on their way to Campaspe Shire property owners.. Mayor Adrian Weston said each package includes an individual property rate notice, explanatory rate brochure, and a waste voucher valued at $36 that can be used at

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Campaspe News
Aug 16 2017
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Bamawm farmer is ninth dead this year

A BAMAWM man has become the ninth Victorian killed in an on-farm incident this year.. It is understood he was crushed against a fence by a bull he was moving.. Paramedics and emergency services, including police and SES were called to the

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Campaspe News
Aug 16 2017
Sport

B reserve stands tall for Tigers

ROCHESTER Netball Club’s B reserve saved the day on Saturday to be the only victorious team in the Goulburn Valley League clash against Benalla.. B reserve stormed to a 30-goal hammering over the Saints at Benalla Showgrounds as the home side

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Aug 16 2017
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Seasonal Recipes

Greek Lamb and Eggplant Pasta Bake. Serves 6. Ingredients:. Red sauce:. 1 tbsp oil. 1 onion, finely chopped. 500g minced lamb. cup chopped flat-leaf parsley. 1 clove garlic, crushed. 1 tsp dried oregano. tsp ground cinnamon. tsp sugar. salt and

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Shepparton News
Aug 17 2017
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Mixed bag for region

Mixed rainfall and average to slightly warmer temperatures are expected between November and January according to early forecast models, with June conditions caused by consistent high pressure systems.. Agriculture Victoria seasonal risk agronomist

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Rodney Woods
Aug 17 2017
Livestock

Joint discussion on sheepmeat issues

Sheepmeat Council of Australia directors met with representatives of the Australian Meat Industry Council in Dubbo recently as part of an ongoing program of both organisations.. SCA chief executive Dr Kat Giles said the meeting was an opportunity

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Shepparton News
Aug 17 2017
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Driverless tractor to make Australian debut

It has the potential to revolutionise agriculture and since its unveiling last year has created a buzz around the world. Now Case IH’s Autonomous Concept Vehicle is coming to Australia for the first time.. The driverless concept vehicle

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Shepparton News
Aug 17 2017
Horticulture

Riparian planting day

Volunteers and the local community came out in droves to plant hundreds of tree and shrub seedlings along Taggerty’s Little River in frosty conditions.. Members of the Victorian Fly Fishing Association, Taggerty Community Progress Group and

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Shepparton News
Aug 16 2017
Dairy

Billy the Dachshund cattle herder

Billy the Dachshund from Numurkah has become a viral sensation after being filmed rounding up a cattle herd. . Steven Dalitz said Billy is his son's dog, however during the day whilst his son is at school, the pair take to jobs around the farm

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Shepparton News
Aug 16 2017
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Balers are ready for a challenge

Case IH has unveiled its new series of large square balers to the Australian market, designed for the toughest crop types in the most challenging of conditions.. The Case IH LB434 XL series retains the features and adaptability of the current LB434

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Shepparton News
Aug 16 2017
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Energy market reform

The New South Wales Farmers’ Association is calling on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to establish more transparency in the retail electricity market.. NSW Farmers’ Association president Derek Schoen said compared to urban areas

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Shepparton News
Aug 16 2017
Dairy

Alpaca makes dog redundant

How did Fyfe get his name?. Joe: He’s named after Fyfe the footballer (Fremantle Dockers AFL player Nathan Fyfe).. How long have you had him?. Joe: We got him as a pup at about eight weeks old.. What’s his personality like?. Joe

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Shepparton News
Aug 16 2017
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High praise for Vicon...

Vicon hay machinery is a popular choice around the Goulburn Valley and the Stammers family from Tatura is just one of the many buyers of the products from William Adams Ag’s Shepparton branch.. With Luke Stammers in the William Adams Ag

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Rodney Woods
Aug 16 2017
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CFA change report...

A full report into the proposed changes to the CFA has been delayed, with the Fire Services Committee instead handing down an interim report into the findings.. Tabled in the Legislative Council last week, the interim report from the bipartisan

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Alana Christe...
Aug 16 2017
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Earth mite screening

Grain growers will again be able to take advantage of a screening service to detect insecticide resistance in redlegged earth mites.. Science research company Cesar Australia is screening the mites across Victoria, southern NSW, Tasmania and South

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Shepparton News
Aug 16 2017
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Blackmores promotes new CEO from ranks

Blackmores has promoted Richard Henfrey to replace Australia Post-bound Christine Holgate as chief executive with immediate effect.

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Aug 17 2017
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High Court ruling keeps Knight in jail

Melbourne's Hoddle Street killer Julian Knight could be kept in jail indefinitely after the High Court found Victorian laws don't breach the constitution.

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Aug 17 2017
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Whitehaven delivers jump in profit

Coal miner Whitehaven has posted a massive 20-fold jump in full-year profit to $405.4 million, on the back of higher volumes and a jump in prices.

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Aug 17 2017
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New Liberal senator for WA sworn-in

One of the vacant seats in the Senate has been filled with the swearing-in of a new Liberal senator for Western Australia.

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Aug 17 2017
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Minister and mayor to hold Aust Day talks

Yarra City mayor Amanda Stone is preparing for talks with the federal government about her council's controversial decisions about Australia Day ceremonies.

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Aug 17 2017
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Extradited man charged over boy's death

Chinese "slapping therapist" Hongchi Xiao has been charged following his extradition from the UK over the manslaughter of a six-year-old boy in Sydney.

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Aug 17 2017
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Earnings lift Mirvac profit 13% to $1.16b

Mirvac says a strong performance in its investment portfolio and strong operational earnings have helped boost its full-year profit, but revenue has fallen.

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Aug 17 2017
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MasterChef judge Calombaris admits assault

MasterChef judge George Calombaris has admitted assaulting a 19-year-old man after the A-League grand final earlier this year.

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Aug 17 2017
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Bishop offered tinfoil hat for Kiwi theory

Labor MP Rob Mitchell has brought a tinfoil hat to parliament, saying Foreign Minister Julie Bishop needs it to accompany her conspiracy theories.

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Aug 17 2017
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QBE lifts HY profit 30% despite EM woes

Insurance giant QBE has lifted first-half profit 30 per cent to $US345 million despite a claims blowout in an emerging markets business it will now restructure.

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Aug 17 2017
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$400,000 painting stolen in Melbourne

Police say a $400,000 colonial-era painting titled Passage of the Blacks has been stolen from a Melbourne home.

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Aug 17 2017
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