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Golf report

Campaspe. You’d be forgiven if you thought that there were only two players at the Monday Niners, but you would be mistaken.. Kevin McCormack (49-9-40) and Shane Wolfe (54-14-40) are still vying for top dog position.. Kevin won the count back

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Campaspe News
Dec 12 2017
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Your chance to say what makes Rochester great: Project will shape...

ROCHESTER residents are invited to be a part of an exciting new project that will develop and set out the future direction of the town.. Campaspe Shire mayor Adrian Weston said the first step of the project will start this Saturday with staff and

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Campaspe News
Dec 12 2017
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We’re making a splash

SPLASH ’N’ Learn to Swim’s instructor, Anna Roughly, is leading the way in this year’s school swimming program.. Anna, along with Maree Macague, has developed a school-based swim and survive program for local students. Splash

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Campaspe News
Dec 12 2017
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Rural News
Cropping

Down, not out

NSW farmers are staring down the barrel of the smallest winter crop in a decade, but confidence in the state’s agriculture sector has nevertheless rebounded from a four-year low.. Recent rains came too late for crops across NSW, with a dry

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Shepparton News
Dec 12 2017
Horticulture

Striving for improvement

This year was always going be a pivotal time for the basin plan. Major changes, which were agreed back in 2012 when the basin plan was created, have all come together this year.. These changes are fundamental to the future of water management in the

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Shepparton News
Dec 12 2017
Dairy

Lexi’s happy to learn

How did Lexi get her name?. Mark: It was just a name we liked. Every dog (name) has to have two syllables. I call her Lex — they always get shortened.. What’s her personality like?. Mark: A bit crazy like a Kelpie should be. She likes to

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Shepparton News
Dec 12 2017
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Sampson Trust awards scholarships

Three young people who are keen to advance themselves have been awarded scholarships by the Sampson Leadership Trust.. The trust was established to perpetuate the memory of natural resource leader Ken Sampson, who died in 2009.. Brenda Lee, from

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Shepparton News
Dec 12 2017
Cropping

Downpour makes it too wet to work

At this time of year you would be surprised to see a header not out in the paddock during harvest but after rain drenched parts of the region at the start of December, this is becoming a more familiar sight.. And for Miepoll farmer Albert Gough this

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Rodney Woods
Dec 12 2017
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Farm deaths rising

Twelve Victorians have lost their lives in on-farm workplace accidents so far this year, the worst figures in a decade.. The figures include three deaths that occurred in less than a week, with the total three more than the nine on-farm deaths that

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Shepparton News
Dec 12 2017
Livestock

Bluetongue test results expected soon

Farmers should know the outcome of bluetongue virus testing this week, with the temporary bluetongue virus zone established in October now lifted.. Victoria’s chief veterinary officer Dr Charles Milne said all farmers could be expected to be

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Shepparton News
Dec 12 2017
Dairy

Dairy scholarship applications now open

Applications have opened for the 2018 Greenham GOTAFE Dairy Scholarship with enthusiastic students aged between 17 and 45 encouraged to apply.. The scholarship, now in its 18th year, is open to those with immediate family members, sharefarmers

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Shepparton News
Dec 12 2017
Dairy

Dairy reaching water tipping point

If more water is taken away from the Goulburn-Murray Irrigation District, the trend of farmers leaving the dairy industry will continue, according to Katunga dairy farmer and Australian Dairy Industry Council Water Taskforce chair Daryl Hoey.. Mr

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Rodney Woods
Dec 12 2017
Water

Environmental flood...

Environmental targets set out in the Murray-Darling Basin Plan for the lower Goulburn River will not be met under new constraint projects.. That is according to Goulburn Valley Environment Group president John Pettigrew, who says the Victorian

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Rodney Woods
Dec 12 2017
Horticulture

New Lancaster business...

What do Melbourne’s Etihad Stadium and Rod Laver Arena as well as Lancaster Farming’s hydroponic tomato farm all have in common?. They all have a retractable roof and in the case of Lancaster Farming it is the first greenhouse with

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Shepparton News
Dec 12 2017
Water

Pause the Plan!

Calls are growing for a halt to the transfer of water from agriculture to the environment, as the Murray-Darling Basin Plan becomes bogged down in inquiries and interstate squabbling.. Goulburn Murray Irrigation District Water Leadership Forum

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Shepparton News
Dec 11 2017
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Failed NY subway bomber on terror charges

The Bangladeshi man who is accused of attempting to blow up a New York City subway has been charged with terrorism as authorities gather information on him.

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AAP News
Dec 13 2017
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Gas outlook improves, but warnings ahead

Treasurer Scott Morrison has hailed a new ACCC report as showing federal action on gas supply is reaping dividends.

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AAP News
Dec 13 2017
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'Bittersweet' day for Westfield's Lowys

Westfield founder and chairman Frank Lowy says the sale of his shopping centre empire and retirement as chairman is a bittersweet moment.

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AAP News
Dec 12 2017
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European landlord buys Westfield for $33b

More than half a century after its foundation in Sydney's west, shopping centre giant Westfield is being bought by Unibail-Rodamco for $A33 billion.

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Dec 12 2017
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Family of 17yo Perth victim pay tribute

The family of Jacob Cummins, killed when run down by a car during a brawl in Perth last week, have released a statement paying tribute to him.

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AAP News
Dec 12 2017
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Victorian slave case told of beatings

An emaciated woman, allegedly kept as a slave, was admitted to hospital after being assaulted, sometimes with a frozen chicken, a Melbourne court has been told.

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AAP News
Dec 12 2017
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Police stand down after Adelaide incident

Police have stood down after surrounding a home in Adelaide's north where they thought a man had been shot.

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AAP News
Dec 12 2017
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Woman denies Nine interview was vengeance

A woman has told a Sydney jury she was not motivated by vengeance towards her hated father when she gave an interview to 60 Minutes in 2014.

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Dec 12 2017
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Victims' group forced to give docs to Pell

An advocacy group for church abuse victims has been forced to hand over documents to Cardinal George Pell's legal team.

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AAP News
Dec 12 2017
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Dickson stays on as One Nation Qld leader

One Nation Queensland leader Steve Dickson has confirmed he will stay on in the role, despite the fact he lost his seat at the election.

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AAP News
Dec 12 2017
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Sydney pulls national house prices lower

Capital city home prices fell 0.2 per cent in the September quarter, weighed down by falls in Sydney and Perth.

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Dec 12 2017
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