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Listen to their stories

Just prior to Anzac Day last year I bought a red poppy from a RSL veteran who had set up his little table outside the Yarrawonga Newsagency.. We got to talking and it turns out this gentleman, Ted Snodgrass, had an amazing story to tell

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Fiona Blick
Apr 26 2017
Sport

Around the Greens

Yarrawonga Bowls Club. While bowlers have come to the end of the summer season of bowling, again this does not mean that anyone will stop bowling over winter as members utilise the all-weather greens right throughout the year and only really bad

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Contributor
Apr 26 2017
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Oh what a night

Members of the Yarrawonga Mulwala Mixed Probus Group rocked and bopped at the recent 60s themed social night. They came dressed to impress from Carnaby Street and rockers to hippies from San Francisco with flowers in their hair. Following a sit down

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Yarrawonga Ch...
Apr 26 2017
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Committee looking for members

More people can have a say in the region’s agricultural planning, with Campaspe Shire Council reopening applications for Farming Advisory Committee membership.. The committee assists council by vetting planning applications for subdivisions and

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Shepparton News
Apr 30 2017
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Still finding spiders

The potency of the venom carried by a new species of funnel-web spider discovered in the Tasmanian wilderness remains a mystery.. Slightly smaller than the average Tasmanian funnel-web, the eight-legged find is being hailed as a breakthrough by

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Shepparton News
Apr 30 2017
Livestock

Appetite grows for dog meat

In the steamy kitchen of a restaurant in the Indonesian capital Jakarta, chef Michael Kenzo slowly stirs a big pan of dark coloured meat mixed with chilli and spices, sweat streaming down his face.. ‘‘This is dog meat,’’ he volunteers

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Shepparton News
Apr 30 2017
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Prestigious scholarship winners announced

Joint winners have been announced for the sheep and wool industry’s prestigious Peter Westblade scholarship.. Young sheep industry professionals Harrison Mulquiny and Rachael Gawne were chosen from a field of applicants from NSW, Victoria and

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Shepparton News
Apr 29 2017
Livestock

Demand tipped to lift exports

As the world’s largest sheepmeat exporter and second largest producer, Australia stands to benefit from growing consumer demand in many developing countries where sheepmeat consumption is increasing despite rising prices.. This is one of a number

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Shepparton News
Apr 29 2017
Dairy

Focused on feed quality

The peak fodder industry body will run a series of workshops designed to improve production and profit for dairy farmers in the Rochester district.. The Australian Fodder Industry Association, in partnership with TPC Agriculture, will run the ‘Our

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Shepparton News
Apr 29 2017
News

Steve Irwin version two

A man from Sydney’s south has channelled the late Steve Irwin and captured a freshwater crocodile on a riverbank during an afternoon stroll.. Aaron Hughes was walking with his wife and their young son Ben along Salt Pan Creek, behind their

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Shepparton News
Apr 29 2017
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CWA produces 50000 scones

Proving its recipe is the cream of the crop, the Country Women’s Association of NSW has sold its 50000th scone during its 70th year at the Sydney Royal Easter Show.. The group surpassed its previous scone record by more than 900 floury treats last

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Shepparton News
Apr 28 2017
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Mixed reactions to visa axing

The Federal Government’s decision to abolish the 457 visa for temporary skilled workers has received mixed reviews from the agriculture sector, with industry groups calling on the Federal Government to involve them in negotiations.. VFF president

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Alana Christe...
Apr 28 2017
Dairy

Dairy research co-op...

The Terang DemoDAIRY is set to close after the co-operative decided it would be wound up.. The research and development co-operative in western Victoria said it had exhausted all options to remain open.. However, the co-operative hopes to leave

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Shepparton News
Apr 28 2017
Livestock

Full schedule for...

The 2017 Wagyu conference will be held at Albury from May 1 to 3 followed by a tour of Wagyu operations in north-east Victoria on May 4 and 5.. Speakers will include producers who are already using Wagyu genetics, buyers who will contract to buy the

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Shepparton News
Apr 28 2017
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Fatty foods may be bad...

Eating fatty foods could be more damaging to the cartilage in your knees and other joints than everyday wear and tear caused by walking and other exercise, Australian researchers say.. Cartilage, which acts as a shock absorber for joints, is often

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Shepparton News
Apr 28 2017
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Round 6 AFL - Adelaide v Richmond Highlights

Round 6 AFL - Adelaide v Richmond Highlights

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Read breaks thumb in Crusaders win

A broken thumb to All Blacks captain Kieran Read has spoiled the Crusaders' 48-21 defeat of the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein.

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AAP News
Apr 30 2017

Round 6 AFL - Geelong v Collingwood Highlights

Round 6 AFL - Geelong v Collingwood Highlights

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Public works cash, tax hike in Vic budget

It's said to be a tighter budget than the two before it, but it won't stop Victoria's Andrews government from continued infrastructure investment.

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AAP News
Apr 30 2017
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Morrison orders GST distribution review

An inquiry into the distribution of GST to states and territories has been ordered by Treasurer Scott Morrison but it isn't being welcomed by all state leaders.

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AAP News
Apr 30 2017
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Latest Sharrouf video condemned for abuse

Police are looking at disturbing video footage said to show former Sydney terrorist Khaled Sharrouf quizzing his young son about how best to kill Australians.

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AAP News
Apr 30 2017
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States ready for infrastructure spend-up

State premiers are putting their hands up to get some of the "good debt" from the federal government's May 9 budget for their infrastructure projects.

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AAP News
Apr 30 2017
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Vic Premier welcomes first home tax breaks

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews has welcomed federal moves to give first homebuyers tax breaks to help them get into the market.

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AAP News
Apr 30 2017

The Rory Sloane show - AFL

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School funding benchmark too high: report

A Centre for Independent Studies analysis of school funding finds the benchmark level of per-student money has been set unreasonably high.

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Apr 30 2017

Round 6 AFL - Essendon v Melbourne Highlights

Round 6 AFL - Essendon v Melbourne Highlights

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