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Bowls report

Rochester. Rochester Bowls Club’s new jack attack format has entered its second week as members grapple with the new rules.. Wednesday’s from 7pm see the new format implemented, and last week’s winners were Raylee Willis, Ian

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Campaspe News
Feb 21 2018
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No rest for firefighters

10 years ago. Tuesday, February 18, 2008. ROCHESTER and district firefighters were kept busy last week.. The Rochester brigade attended a haystack fire on Wednesday in Doherty Rd, Nanneella.. On Thursday, the Rochester brigade attended a grass fire

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Campaspe News
Feb 21 2018
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Channel surfer Tess has water in her veins

TESS Wickham is following in her father’s footsteps and is thoroughly enjoy ing working in the field for Goulburn-Murray Water (GMW).. Between saving stranded ducklings and watching out for snakes, she’s busy checking modernised meters

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Campaspe News
Feb 21 2018
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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
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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
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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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WiseTech slips despite H1 profit boost

Logistics giant WiseTech Global has lifted profit and revenue after a string of acquisitions and organic business growth but shares dipped on Wednesday.

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Feb 21 2018
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Qld students critical, overdose suspected

Seven students have been hospitalised and four are in a critical condition after a suspected drug overdose at their Gold Coast high school.

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Feb 21 2018
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Turnbull leading mega-delegation to US

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is on his way to meet President Donald Trump at the White House, along with a delegation of state premiers and business leaders.

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Feb 21 2018
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Dutton pushes foreign fighter crackdown

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has called for a rethink of foreign fighter laws in his first major speech since taking on the mega-portfolio.

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Feb 21 2018
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Australia needs broader tax reform: IMF

The International Monetary Fund estimates the Australian economy could expand by a further 1.3 per cent if it undertook broader tax reform.

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Feb 21 2018
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Body parts advertised online: court hears

One of three men sentenced over the brutal torture and murder of Gold Coast man Shaun Barker gloated online he had body parts for sale, a court has heard.

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Feb 21 2018
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Dutton makes school loyalty pledge case

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton says students could pledge loyalty to Australia as part of a rejuvenated school civics program.

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Feb 21 2018
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Border boss inquiry time justified: Dutton

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has defended the time it has taken to investigate the conduct of Australian Border Force Commissioner Roman Quaedvlieg.

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Feb 21 2018
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Dutton defends Cambodia refugee deal

The Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton insists Australia has a good working relationship with the Cambodian government despite concerns of democratic decline.

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Feb 21 2018
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Unis a sticking point in Indon trade talks

The Turnbull government hopes a free trade deal with Indonesia will be sealed on the sidelines of a summit of Southeast Asian leaders.

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Feb 21 2018
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Damaging inland storms 'worse' than Debbie

Damaging storms have swept across parts of Queensland causing 30,000 properties to lose power at the height of the downfall.

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Feb 21 2018
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