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Junior juggernaut smashes Shepp

Under 16 football — Rochester 18.13 (121) defeated Shepparton Swans Red 2.6 (18). Windridge Oval has become a happy hunting ground for the Rochester Tigers.. Four wins at home so far this season now sees the Tigers sitting fourth on the

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Campaspe News
Jun 13 2018
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Powerline management

CAMPASPE Shire has adopted a plan to manage powerlines.. Council adopted the electric line clearance management plan 2017-18, meeting its responsibilities under the Electricity Safety Act 1998, at this month’s meeting.. The purpose of the plan

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Campaspe News
Jun 13 2018
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Overtaking lanes incoming

LONG overdue overtaking lanes between Echuca and Rochester are not far from completion.. The $5.8 million investment by the Victorian Government will see two overtaking lanes constructed along the Northern Hwy.. Minor traffic delays will remain in

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Campaspe News
Jun 13 2018
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Water

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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Labor rallies to protect penalty rates

Labor and the coalition have exchanged barbs as the federal opposition launched a fresh bid to avert more cuts to penalty rates that are due next month.

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AAP News
Jun 19 2018
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Switching senators ignore party loyalties

A little less than 10 per cent of Australia's senators are sitting in parliament with different political allegiances than they held at the 2016 election.

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AAP News
Jun 19 2018
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Reward for Perth woman missing since 1988

A reward is being offered in a bid to help solve the mystery of a Perth woman who went missing in 1988, with her car found two days later in the sea.

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Jun 19 2018
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Qld senator slams 'fake' Muslim refugees

Katter's Australia Party Senator Fraser Anning has urged Australia to let in white South African refugees to save them from "genocide".

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Jun 19 2018
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Bugs revealed alleged murder admission

Police investigating the murder of Colin Winchester placed bugs in David Eastman's flat which revealed whispering to himself about the murder.

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Jun 19 2018
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Snowy proceeds secured for regional NSW

The state government will legislate to ensure the $4.2 billion windfall from the sale of Snowy Hydro will be spent on projects in regional NSW.

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AAP News
Jun 19 2018
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Eurydice Dixon remembered in song

Melbourne comedian Eurydice Dixon has been remembered through song, after thousands attended a vigil at the site where she was found dead.

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Jun 19 2018
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Navy postpones scuttling of ship in Qld

HMAS Tobruk was expected to sink slowly to her watery grave on Tuesday but the operation has now been postponed.

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Jun 19 2018
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Minister pitches drought towns to tourists

Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud says Australians should support regional and rural townships ravaged by drought by taking a trip to the country.

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AAP News
Jun 19 2018
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Tips for adjusting to plastic bag ban

National Plastic Bag campaign co-founder Jon Dee has some tips for shoppers as Woolworths and Coles prepare to ban single-use plastic bags.

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Jun 19 2018
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Qld open to NAIF mining loans: Palaszczuk

The Queensland government will consider federal loans to mining projects in the Galilee Basin, months after its earlier decision to veto a NAIF loan to Adani.

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Jun 19 2018
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