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Woman convicted over lip balm theft from IGA

A WOMAN who stole lip balm from the Rochester IGA has been given a six-month adjourned undertaking.. Echuca’s Rosemarie Togonon appeared in Echuca Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, February 14 to plead guilty to theft and unlawful

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Campaspe News
Feb 21 2018
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Moore money: Injection of $268,000 will improve access to mural art...

FINALLY, some good news for our town.. The Victorian state government and Campaspe Shire have invested $268,500 into the revitalisation of the Moore Street precinct and the Skate Park Reserve.. Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp was on hand at

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Campaspe News
Feb 21 2018
Sport

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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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
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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Kogan H1 profit soars to $8.3 million

Kogan.com has made a net profit of $8.3 million for the six months to December 31, more than five times what it made a year ago.

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Feb 22 2018
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Westfield lifts FY profit 14% to $US1.55b

Westfield Corporation has lifted full-year profit 13.5 per cent to $US1.55 billion, and reaffirmed support for the takeover by Unibail-Rodamco.

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Feb 22 2018
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Flight Centre ups guidance on profit lift

Flight Centre has lifted its first-half net profit 37.2 per cent to $102.2 million and has raised its interim dividend 15 cents to 60 cents.

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Feb 22 2018
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Qantas lifts H1 profit 18% to $607m

Qantas has lifted its first-half profit 18 per cent to $607 million.

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Feb 22 2018
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SA Labor to offer renewable energy loans

Premier Jay Weatherill has pledged $100 million in loans for South Australians to buy solar panels and household batteries.

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Feb 22 2018
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Senior colleagues label Abbott 'wrong'

Acting prime minister Mathias Cormann has hit back at colleague Tony Abbott over suggestions Australia should cut its permanent immigration level.

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Feb 22 2018
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MP posts cryptic tweet on Nats leadership

Nationals MP Andrew Broad has drawn a link between "character" and his party's leadership in the wake of a media interview with Barnaby Joyce and his partner.

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Feb 22 2018
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Ghouta residents 'wait to die' amid bombs

The United Nations has condemned the Syrian government's bombardment of eastern Ghouta district as residents said they were waiting their "turn to die".

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Feb 22 2018
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Vic Christian Brother faces abuse sentence

A former Christian Brother, who is now married, will be sentenced for sex offending against his students in regional Victoria four decades ago.

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Feb 22 2018
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Jury to retire in Heke manslaughter trial

The jury hearing the Tamate Heke manslaughter trial is set to retire on Thursday to consider whether he should be convicted of killing Shane Merrigan.

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Feb 22 2018
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Little household relief from wage growth

Wage growth will remain a concern for both the federal government and the Reserve Bank while it only keeps pace with inflation, an economist warns.

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Feb 22 2018
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