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Norm and his Ford fit to a T

IT MAY not be the fastest car on the road but Norm Morgan’s 1924 Model T Ford ute can go the distance.. A distance of 4,000km to be exact.. The Colbinabbin local packed his beloved Ford and headed north with his cousin Phil Muir on April 10

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Campaspe News
Jun 21 2017
Sport

Eight-goal first term sets Tigers up for the kill

A FIRST quarter demolition set Rochester on its way to a fourth straight win in Goulburn Valley League football on Saturday.. The Tigers, 51 points ahead of Mooroopna at quarter-time, used the brilliant start to help themselves to a 72-point win

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Campaspe News
Jun 21 2017
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71 years, 21 titles

IT SEEMS not long along Annette Brereton was celebrating her 20th club championship at Lockington Golf Club.. Twelve months on and the 71-year-old is yet again the reigning club champion after drumming her way through three consistent rounds

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Jess Gledhill
Jun 21 2017
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Basin plan criticised

Both the federal agriculture minister and the Murray-Darling Basin Authority’s chief executive officer say the Murray-Darling Basin Plan is on track to succeed, despite warnings it is set to fail.. Federal Agriculture Minister and Deputy Prime

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Rodney Woods
Jun 27 2017
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China not the enemy

A former Victorian premier fears anti-foreign investment sentiment in Australia could compromise future economic prosperity and cost opportunities with China.. John Brumby is the national president of the Australia China Business Council, which is

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Shepparton News
Jun 26 2017
Viticulture

Dry spell and warm days continue

The long spell of dry weather and above normal warmth each day has continued last week and is expected to continue up to near the end of the month in our regions. However, there are signs of a change approaching. Perth last Thursday 22nd , received

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Peter Nelson
Jun 26 2017
Water

Report points to plan impact

The release of a new report on the impact of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan on Murray irrigators is aimed at drawing attention to the loss of water to agriculture.. Representing the Southern Riverina Irrigators, Shelley Scoullar was part of a small

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Shepparton News
Jun 26 2017
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Growers can get updated

The Grains Research and Development Corporation will host a farm business update at the Yarrawonga-Mulwala Golf Club later this month.. The update, to be held on Wednesday, June 28, will cover a range of topics including information on: interest

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Shepparton News
Jun 25 2017
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Curiosity satisfied at farm

On a sprawling 1100ha mixed farming property just outside Tocumwal, a curious mix of animals comes together at the Old Woperana Animal Nursery.. While the weekdays are spent shearing sheep, growing crops and raising beef cattle, Maryanne Ryan and

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Alana Christe...
Jun 25 2017
Water

Water inquiry will go ahead

Northern Victorians will finally have the chance to put their concerns about environmental watering on the record in a new parliamentary inquiry.. State Member for Northern Victoria Luke O’Sullivan directly referred the inquiry to the Environment

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Shepparton News
Jun 24 2017
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VFF wants new rates

The VFF has called on the Andrews Government to scrap rates on farm land in a bid to fix what it says is an unfair council rating system that discriminates against primary producers.. The farmer group is urging a five-year transition from the

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Shepparton News
Jun 24 2017
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Feedback wanted

The Andrews Government is urging Victorians to provide feedback on the Code of Practice for the Keeping of Racing Greyhounds, which aims to improve animal welfare.. Victorian Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford said animal welfare was a top priority

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Shepparton News
Jun 24 2017
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Harvesting technology

The value of data, how to capture the benefits of data and how it can be shared down the value chain were the dominant themes at the Harvesting the Benefits of Digital Agriculture Conference, hosted by the Australian Farm Institute.. The conference

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Shepparton News
Jun 23 2017
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Loan changes

The Federal Government is promising better support for Australian farmers under proposed new laws to streamline the rollout of loans and programs.. Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce last Wednesday introduced to parliament a bill to establish the

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Shepparton News
Jun 23 2017
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Jun 23 2017
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Navy ships fixed and back to sea this week

Two of the Australian Navy's troubled warships are returning to the water this week after a problem with their propulsion pods was resolved.

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AAP News
Jun 27 2017
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Barnaby could slap Depp with fresh charges

The saga of Pistol and Boo continues to dog Johnny Depp as Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce says he'll be looking into whether the actor perjured himself.

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AAP News
Jun 27 2017
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Flammable cladding found in 75 high rises

More and more high rise buildings in the United Kingdom have been found to contain flammable cladding in the wake of the Grenfell disaster.

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AAP News
Jun 27 2017
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Travel ban victory for US security: Trump

US President Donald Trump has seen an almost complete version of his travel ban implemented for now by the US Supreme Court.

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AAP News
Jun 27 2017
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Men arrested over 1997 Gold Coast slaying

Two men are in custody over the cold-case murder of a Gold Coast father, who was shot four times in the head at his Robina business 20 years ago.

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AAP News
Jun 27 2017
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Vic's rail revival revived by federal cash

Victoria's regional rail is set for a massive boost after the state and federal governments came to a $1.52 billion agreement.

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AAP News
Jun 27 2017
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Focus on 'main game' not marriage: Barnaby

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce insists the government wants to offer the greatest conscience vote by holding a national plebiscite on same-sex marriage.

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AAP News
Jun 27 2017
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Hundreds farewell Kirsty Boden in SA

Brave South Australian nurse Kirsty Boden has been remembered as a hero after she ran back to help victims of the London Bridge terror attack.

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AAP News
Jun 27 2017
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Results from bungled census to be released

The full results of last year's bungled census are set to be released, with the federal government under pressure over the information's reliability.

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AAP News
Jun 27 2017
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Child protection system 'not up to job'

Child protection experts argue more resources are needed for both early intervention and statutory responses to reduce the numbers coming into the NT system.

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AAP News
Jun 27 2017
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Rhiannon hailed as Australian 'Corbyn'

Greens federal parliamentarians are weighing up how to sanction Senator Lee Rhiannon over a school funding campaign.

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AAP News
Jun 27 2017
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