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Golf notes

Campaspe. THERE is only two weeks until autumn. What happened to summer?. The milder season has been good for the golfers though.. The niners stroke game saw Charlie Francis have a win, (52-15-36), just ahead of Kevin McCormack (47-9-38). Charlie

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Campaspe News
Feb 21 2017
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Colbo banking on oval finish

COLBINABBIN’s footy oval is going to look very different this year.. The MJ Morgan Oval is getting a $100,000 resurfacing project, with several community groups helping get the plan get off the ground.. Rushworth and District Community Bank has

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Campaspe News
Feb 21 2017
Sport

About bowls

CVBD. THE venue for the Campaspe Valley Bowls Division 2016/17 pennant finals has been decided with Rich River set to host the first found.. The top two teams will play off for a place in the grand final while the losing team goes on to verse the

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Campaspe News
Feb 22 2017
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Livestock

Farmers and RSPCA do battle

Chicken farmers and animal welfare groups are again facing off, with the farmers fuming the RSPCA has threatened to walk away from negotiations for a new poultry industry welfare code.. The VFF has accused the group of damaging a year’s worth of

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Alana Christe...
Feb 23 2017
Viticulture

Stanhope RSL Caricatures Book of Memories

This caricature is just one of many from the Stanhope RSL Caricatures Book of Memories which will be included in the mosaic mural.. The book is dedicated to the personnel who served Australia in time of need. The artist behind the creation of most

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Fonterra Aust...
Feb 23 2017
News

Hay runners unite for good cause

A hay run officially left from Darlington, NSW early this morning, delivering hay to farmers in dire need in Muttaburra, QLD. . In 2014 Brendan ‘Bumpa’ Farrell heard about a farmer in Bourke (NSW) that was struggling in the drought. He contacted

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Shepparton News
Feb 23 2017
Horticulture

Funds to identify diseases

The Shepparton-based Australian Processing Tomato Research Council is one of six bodies to receive funding from the Horticulture Innovation Fund.. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes said the peak industry body would use the $50000 grant to

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Shepparton News
Feb 23 2017
News

Fish oil could cut asthma risk

Taking fish oil supplements during pregnancy can help mums reduce their child’s chances of developing asthma during the first five years of life, medical researchers have discovered.. A study of 695 newborns in Denmark found that the risk of

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Shepparton News
Feb 23 2017
Dairy

Board stoush

A boardroom battle for control of Tasmanian infant formula marketer Bellamy’s is continuing in the lead-up to a special meeting on February 28.. A group of shareholders is trying to remove some of the directors of Bellamy’s, and a private trust

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Shepparton News
Feb 23 2017
Horticulture

Letter to the Editor

Community champions are fighting against basin plan. Why is our Federal Government prepared to willingly sacrifice the livelihood and economies of the Goulburn, Murray and Murrumbidgee valleys — all for South Australian votes?. What sort of people

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Shepparton News
Feb 23 2017
Viticulture

Manners maketh the Dog

The Boss has been nagging me about my eating habits. He reckons the only beast he has ever seen devour food faster than me is a Grouper.. I've never seen a Grouper but The Boss reckons the big ones would swallow a strapping hound like myself in

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The General
Feb 23 2017
Viticulture

Do you remember the rail car?

Do you remember when this Zebra or Tiger Car serviced the Rushworth, Stanhope and Girgarre rail line twice, weekly?. Bob Holschier and Shirley Armstrong submitted this great photo and believe the rail car went to Caolbinabbin as well.. “We have

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Fonterra Aust...
Feb 23 2017
Livestock

Take a good look at...

Preparations are well under way for the Peppin-Shaw Riverina Ewe Flock Forum in the Hay district on March 7 and 8.. This is the second biennial event in the forum format, which encourages landholders to put their unclassed rising one-year-old ewes

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Shepparton News
Feb 23 2017
Horticulture

Trees block bush track

The felling of trees along a popular track in Whroo Forest, near Rushworth, by a government department has angered those who use it.. Forest Fire Management Victoria has accepted responsibility for the tree felling, which happened on a section

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Shepparton News
Feb 23 2017
Cropping

Dairy farmers still...

Victoria’s 10th wettest spring on record saw Northern Victorian dam levels up, temporary water prices down and wheat and hay prices in the area declining as well. This and more has come out of Dairy Australia’s first Dairy Situation and Outlook

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Rodney Woods
Feb 22 2017
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Iraqi forces take control of Mosul airport

Iraqi forces have taken control of Mosul airport from Islamic State militants, state TV reports.

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AAP News
Feb 23 2017
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Mexico furious at Trump deportation rules

Mexican leaders expressed outrage at US President Donald Trump's trade and immigration policies ahead of a meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

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AAP News
Feb 23 2017
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Hundreds protest Netanyahu in Sydney

A police helicopter hovered overhead in Sydney as protesters condemned the visiting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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AAP News
Feb 23 2017
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New boundaries to shake up Qld parliament

The upcoming Queensland election could be contested using new electoral boundaries, which have had drafts released a day early.

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AAP News
Feb 23 2017
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French 'Vegemite' drug trafficker fined

A French drug trafficker smeared Vegemite on bags of drugs to mask them from sniffer dogs at Melbourne's Electric Parade music festival last weekend.

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AAP News
Feb 23 2017
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Mensink 'somewhere in Europe': court

A federal court judge will decide on Friday whether to issue an arrest warrant for Clive Palmer's globe-trotting nephew, who is being sought by liquidators.

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AAP News
Feb 23 2017
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Archbishop meets 92yo over alleged abuse

Melbourne Archbishop Denis Hart has met with an elderly lady, who says he did not acknowledge her daughter's alleged sexual abuse at the hands of a priest.

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AAP News
Feb 23 2017
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Man admits to SA outback nurse's murder

A man has pleaded guilty to killing outback nurse Gayle Woodford in South Australia's north last year.

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AAP News
Feb 23 2017
News

New cervical cancer test 'will save lives'

Health Minister Greg Hunt insists a new cervical cancer test replacing the pap smear will save more lives as a 70,000-strong petition demands it be scrapped.

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AAP News
Feb 23 2017
News

Vodafone Aust set to enter broadband fray

Vodafone Australia says it is "geting closer" to entering the broadband market, as it achieved a 12 per cent rise in earnings.

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AAP News
Feb 23 2017
News

Jewish school students mob Israeli PM

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been mobbed by Jewish primary school students during a visit to Moriah College in Sydney.

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AAP News
Feb 23 2017
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