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Show for young at art

OLSH Primary School in Elmore will be heaving with activity tomorrow night when its Chevie Centre is filled with art.. The community is invited to come along and see the works made by the kids from 5:30pm to 6:30pm, with a barbecue dinner provided

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Campaspe News
Sep 20 2017
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Planting a seed for positive life

THE SEED Wellbeing program returned to Rochester Secondary College and was welcomed with open arms by students.. Year 8 boys and girls were given workshops aimed at fostering and enhancing positive self-esteem and building respectful relationships

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Campaspe News
Sep 19 2017
Sport

Best of all: Carmody named top Hopper

COLBINABBIN’S Damien Carmody has taken out the Colbinabbin Football Netball Club Frank Brown best and fairest medal for 2017.. He was awarded with the medal at the club’s presentation day on Sunday at Shiraz Republic winery.. Carmody

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Campaspe News
Sep 19 2017
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Fracking moratorium

The Western Australian Government has banned fracking in the popular south-west tourist region and put in place a statewide moratorium, pending an independent scientific inquiry.. Premier Mark McGowan has announced his government was banning

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Shepparton News
Sep 24 2017
Cropping

Big crop expected in south

Southern regions have been buoyed by late August rainfall, with Dairy Australia pointing to an improved prospect for hay harvests as a result.. The organisation’s hay report said while hay trading was subdued across much of Australia as

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Shepparton News
Sep 24 2017
Cropping

Ute bale lifter in line for award

A ute hay bale lifter designed to make feeding out round bales on the farm easier is an entry in the 2017 Henty Agri-Innovators Award.. Daysdale sheep producer Peter Mills came up with the idea of adapting a lifting frame to the tilt tray of his

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Shepparton News
Sep 24 2017
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Group up for award

A Campaspe Shire community group dedicated to preserving squirrel gliders has been named as a state finalist in the Tidy Towns Awards Program, part of the 2017 Keep Victoria Beautiful Awards.. Strathallan Family Landcare is a key contender to take

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Shepparton News
Sep 24 2017
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Bitten? There’s an app for that

For humans, most snakebite victims are male, bitten in the warmer months of the year and most bites occur in or near homes.. The brown snake caused 23 of the 35 snakebite-related deaths recorded between 2000 and 2016 by the National Coronial

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Shepparton News
Sep 24 2017
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Recognition for innovators

Emerging female leaders who want to create impact, innovate and make a difference to rural and regional Australia are being encouraged to apply for the new-look AgriFutures Australia 2018 Rural Women’s Award.. Formerly the Rural Industries

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Shepparton News
Sep 23 2017
Cropping

Crop yields set to drop

Winter crop production in NSW is predicted to drop by almost 50 per cent after the state suffered through a dry winter and severe frosts, the Federal Government’s agriculture forecaster has warned.. But NSW is not the only affected area, with

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Shepparton News
Sep 23 2017
Cropping

Go large with square balers

Making large square bales of high quality hay will get much easier in 2018 with the introduction of the model L331 and L341 large square balers from John Deere.. Both models feature several customer-requested enhancements, including a new MegaWide

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Shepparton News
Sep 23 2017
Livestock

Top ram’s offspring a highlight

One hundred Poll Dorset flock rams will be sold at the Sammon Brothers 33rd annual sale on Friday at Shepparton Regional Saleyards.. The sale will see the use of Stockscan scanning, which assesses rams at eight to 12 months of age for live weight

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Shepparton News
Sep 23 2017
Dairy

New dairy at Elmore

A new DeLaval rotary milking system will by unveiled at the Elmore Field Days next month, with the Rotary E100 system the result of a multi-million dollar development program.. DeLaval Oceania sales director Justin Thompson said the project aimed to

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Shepparton News
Sep 23 2017
Cropping

Hay Caps celebrates...

Hay Caps is celebrating a birthday, with the business having manufactured the local invention on a southern Riverina family’s farm for a decade.. Invented back in 2006 by Tocumwal hay producers Phil and Lynda Snowden, the product has been

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Alana Christe...
Sep 22 2017
Water

Surface Drainage...

A range of customers in the Shepparton Irrigation Region (SIR) are set to benefit from a new Surface Drainage Program.. The SIR falls mostly within the Goulburn Broken catchment, and covers the Murray Valley, Shepparton, Central Goulburn and

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Shepparton News
Sep 22 2017
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NFL stars kneel for US national anthem

More and more NFL stars have knelt during the US national anthem in protest against civil rights violations and US President Donald Trump.

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AAP News
Sep 25 2017
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Put down booze, it's killing you: study

Reducing alcohol consumption Australia-wide would lead to fewer cancer death, new research has found.

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AAP News
Sep 25 2017
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Cassie innocence proof on 'locked' phone

Accused drug mule Cassie Sainsbury says proof that she's innocent and her family's lives were threatened is on her mobile she can't unlock.

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AAP News
Sep 24 2017
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Asylum seekers leave Manus bound for US

About two dozen asylum seekers have left Manus Island detention centre as part of Australia's deal to be resettled in the United States.

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AAP News
Sep 24 2017
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Banks bow to pressure on ATM fees

Australia's four biggest banks say they have listened to consumer complaints by axing the $2 fee to withdraw cash from a competitor's ATM.

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Sep 24 2017
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LNP and Qld govt's buy local policy battle

Queensland Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls has denied his party's new buy local policy is a copy of the one rolled out by the government earlier this month.

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AAP News
Sep 24 2017
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Same-sex marriage campaign knocks for yes

same as before

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Sep 24 2017
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Treasurer gives banks rare pat on back

Treasurer Scott Morrison has praised the Australian banks that have announced they will not charge fees for other banks' customers to use their ATMs.

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Sep 24 2017
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London suspected acid attack, teen held

Horrified onlookers reported scenes of panic after a noxious substance was thrown during an incident at a London shopping mall.

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Sep 24 2017
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North Korea stages anti-US rally

A huge crowd has gathered in Pyongyang's Kim Il Sung Square to rally against the US and President Donald Trump.

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Sep 24 2017
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LNP leader votes yes for same-sex marriage

Queensland LNP leader Tim Nicholls says he has voted yes in the same-sex marriage postal survey.

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Sep 24 2017
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