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Red Army is on the march through town

ROCHESTER is set to turn red for the Salvation Army’s Red Shield Appeal.. Shops in Rochester are encouraged to turn red from today until May 24 as the Rochester Salvos collect for the appeal.. Funds raised through the appeal fund the work of

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Campaspe News
May 22 2018
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Random House to get that healing feeling

10 years ago,. May 20, 2008. Rochester’s Random House is expected to operate as an Aboriginal Healing Centre in about three months.. The Victorian Civil Administrative Appeals Tribunal (VCAT) handed down its decision early last week, telling

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Campaspe News
May 22 2018
Sport

Beat Kyabram? Tigers a big chance

IT’S our chance.. Rochester has been playing some solid football this Goulburn Valley League season.. It has come on the back of strong form from the backline, which has strangled a number of opposition forward lines, and the combination of

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Campaspe News
May 22 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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ABC funding cuts will be 'challenging'

The national broadcaster is yet to work out where it will find savings, ahead of a three-year funding freeze that hits in 2019.

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May 23 2018
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China's debt a risk to Australia, says RBA

The head of the Reserve Bank says China's financial system currently poses one of the main risks to Australia's economy.

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AAP News
May 23 2018
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WA Labor candidate insists she's no liar

Colleen Yates, WA Labor's candidate for the state seat vacated by disgraced serial fibber Barry Urban, insists she hasn't misrepresented her qualifications.

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AAP News
May 23 2018
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Qld lawyer calls for rape law reform

A prominent Queensland criminal lawyer says change is needed to the way sexual consent is characterised by the state's laws.

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AAP News
May 23 2018
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NSW premier likely to back abortion bill

The NSW premier says a bill to introduce "safe zones" around the state's abortion clinics isn't perfect, but she's likely to support it.

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AAP News
May 23 2018
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Labor fuming over missing minister

There was no federal government minister in the lower house for two minutes on Wednesday and Labor MPs were furious.

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AAP News
May 23 2018
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Coles commits to truckie safety

Coles has signed an agreement with the transport union to provide safer working conditions for truck drivers transporting their goods.

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AAP News
May 23 2018
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Optus cuts 200 jobs as Virgin brand goes

Optus is cutting about 200 jobs nationwide as it winds down use of its long-standing Virgin Mobile brand.

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AAP News
May 23 2018
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Australia can produce cars again: Gupta

Australia can again produce cars on a small scale, a leading British industrialist says.

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AAP News
May 23 2018
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Astronaut's push for Sydney space agency

Australian astronaut Paul Scully-Power will lead the NSW push to build the nation's first space agency in Sydney.

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AAP News
May 23 2018
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Katter says downer too right wing

Bob Katter has hit the campaign trail with Rebekha Sharkie and says her Liberal opponent Georgina Downer is too right wing.

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AAP News
May 23 2018
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