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Colbinabbin’s crushers roll over North Bendigo

COLBINABBIN Netball Club’s A grade team looked to have a full strength line up this week, welcoming back their shooting star, Lou Dupuy.. Colbo showed composure in the first half with Jessie Geary dominating in WA, building a solid lead on North

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Campaspe News
May 23 2017
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Toot, toot. It’s back on track

TRAINS finally returned to the Echuca line on Friday after eight weeks off the tracks.. A $4.9 million program to improve detection at all level crossings between Echuca and Bendigo, including Rochester, had seen buses replace trains since March

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Campaspe News
May 23 2017
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MG job fight grinds on as Jaala Pulford joins the fray

MURRAY Goulburn workers at the Rochester factory continue to fight the decision that their factory will close.. Victorian Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford met with frustrated workers, union officials and council members at the factory on Tuesday

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Vivienne Duck
May 24 2017
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Viticulture

Dry pattern up to mid June

Most of the inland of the Nation has seen dry conditions with daily maximum temperatures about one to two degrees above normal at most places. Alice Springs after an exceptionally wet summer has had no rain since 8th February with one of the hottest

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Peter Nelson
May 29 2017
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Call for better climate action

Australian shoppers and farmers will need to band together to protect the country’s food supply, according to the newly appointed Australian Farmers for Climate Action chief executive officer.. Verity Morgan-Schmidt said climate change presented

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Shepparton News
May 29 2017
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Call for transparency

Labor wants the Federal Government to carry out a transparent process in appointing the new boss to run the pesticides body being moved to Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce’s electorate.. Barnaby Joyce has announced former Howard Government

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Shepparton News
May 28 2017
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More farmers planning to invest in future

Investment intentions of Victorian farmers have strengthened considerably over the past 12 months, according to new research from Commonwealth Bank.. The research, part of Commonwealth Bank’s biannual Agri Insights survey, shows investment

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Shepparton News
May 28 2017
Dairy

Concern at visa fees

The ‘‘no-frills’’ federal budget has delivered on some priorities for the dairy industry, but not without raising concerns about changes to visa fees, according to Australian Dairy Farmers.. Interim chief executive officer John McQueen said

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Shepparton News
May 27 2017
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Committee staying in Canberra

The parliamentary committee charged with looking into decentralisation will spend most of its time in Canberra.. The Senate References Committee is conducting hearings into decentralisation of Commonwealth offices but will only visit one rural

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Shepparton News
May 27 2017
Livestock

UDV calling for Q fever program

The UDV have called on the state and federal governments to fund a Victoria-wide Q fever pre-screening and vaccination program in regional areas to ensure dairy farmers and their employees are immunised against the illness.. At the UDV’s annual

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Alana Christe...
May 27 2017
Dairy

Dairy land dwindles

The land area devoted to dairying in the Goulburn Murray region has dropped by one third in less than 10 years, according to new studies released in Shepparton last night.. The reports also found the remaining dairy farms were heavily reliant on

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Shepparton News
May 26 2017
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Workers allegedly underpaid

A Melbourne fruit and vegetable operator is facing court for allegedly providing false records to the Fair Work Ombudsman and for underpaying more than $130000 to two workers.. Stephen Fanous is the director of A & S Wholesale Fruit and

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Shepparton News
May 26 2017
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Kicking up a stink

Perfumes in household products are causing a stink for a third of Australians who get migraines and asthma attacks from them, new research shows.. The University of Melbourne study, published in the journal Preventive Medicine Reports, found that

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Shepparton News
May 26 2017
Dairy

Pulford pledges support

Victoria’s next generation of dairy farmers have been celebrated with the Andrews Government continuing its support for the industry at the UDV Young Farmers Breakfast held recently.. Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford officially opened the UDV

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Shepparton News
May 26 2017
Livestock

Call to upgrade yards

A community submission says an investment into upgrading the Deniliquin Saleyards to a regional selling centre is paramount to guarantee the future of this essential service to Deniliquin and the surrounding area.. A request seeking funds for the

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Shepparton News
May 25 2017
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Merkel says Europe must stay united

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says European nations must "take our destiny into our own hands" in the face of policy divisions with the US and the UK.

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AAP News
May 29 2017
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Hospitals plan will 'never' be policy

The government says it's not considering a radical overhaul of the way the commonwealth funds hospitals after reports that officials are working on a plan.

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AAP News
May 29 2017
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Nicole Kidman gets special prize at Cannes

The jury for the Cannes Film Festival has created a special award for Australian actress Nicole Kidman, who appeared in four films at this year's competition.

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AAP News
May 29 2017
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Trump cries fake news amid Kushner reports

US President Donald Trump has labelled as "fake news" allegations his son-in-law Jared Kushner was involved in communications with Russia.

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AAP News
May 29 2017
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US senator to talk security in Canberra

US Senator John McCain is in Australia this week to meet with officials in Canberra and fulfil a speaking engagement in Sydney.

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AAP News
May 29 2017
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Lindt families want more from police

The families of the two Lindt Cafe siege victims say they want senior police to acknowledge the mistakes they made.

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AAP News
May 29 2017
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Sri Lanka flood death toll reaches 146

At least 146 people have been killed and nearly 500,000 displaced in Sri Lanka's flooding and mudslides.

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AAP News
May 28 2017

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Man in Qld hospital after one-punch attack

Police are on the hunt for a man following a one-punch attack that knocked another man unconscious and left him hospitalised after a fight at a Queensland bar.

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May 28 2017
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