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Calling on communities to drive girl power in rural NSW

An Australian-first initiative has been launched recently to empower our next generation of women leaders with rural communities proving the big winners. . Country to Canberra is unveiling Project Empower - a national ‘workshop roadtrip&rsquo

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Feb 21 2018
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Clubs conference hugely popular

The half-yearly Clubs NSW Riverina Southwest Conference hosted by ClubMulwala from last Sunday to Tuesday morning of last week was hailed a huge success.. In a particular, the full Monday program involving breakfast, morning and afternoon

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Robert Muir
Feb 21 2018
Sport

Lakers cricket round-up

A Grade. The Yarrawonga Mulwala A Grade have bowled Greta out for 112 in WDCA Round 12 action.. Playing at the Greta Recreation Reserve, the Lakers were sent into the field after Greta won the toss and elected to bat. Jim Irvine took the new ball

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Feb 21 2018
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Water

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
News

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
News

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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US must continue to be a leader: Turnbull

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been joined in Washington DC by the premiers and chief ministers of most of Australia's states and territories.

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AAP News
Feb 25 2018
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Nationals MP demands split from Libs

Queensland Nationals MP George Christensen has made his argument to split from the Liberal coalition ahead of the party's leadership ballot on Monday.

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AAP News
Feb 25 2018
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Joyce accuser calls for accountability

A woman who's accused Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce of sexual harassment says she never intended the allegation to become public.

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AAP News
Feb 25 2018
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Florida students take on NRA over guns

Students across the US are using social media to mobilise their anti-gun movement and are now focusing on the congressional midterm elections in November.

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AAP News
Feb 25 2018
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Winning the Blue Diamond a family affair

Two racing families have combined to win the $1.5 million Blue Diamond Stakes.

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AAP News
Feb 24 2018
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Outspoken Nats MP wants end to coalition

The Nationals need to be unshackled and split from an "aimless" Liberal Party, according to Queensland MP George Christensen.

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AAP News
Feb 24 2018
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Sports, ports and beaches in SA election

Labor's announcement of a deep-water port has dominated day eight of the South Australian election campaign.

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AAP News
Feb 24 2018
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Militants kill 18 at Afghan army post

Taliban militants have attacked a Afghan army post in the western province of Farah, killing 18 soldiers, as violence continues to ravage the country.

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AAP News
Feb 24 2018
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Winners crowned in NSW mullet contest

A man crowned the winner of a NSW mullet competition has celebrated by drinking bourbon from his trophy.

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AAP News
Feb 24 2018
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Sydney swimmer bitten by great white shark

Sydney lifeguards have closed La Perouse beaches after a swimmer survived an attack by a juvenile great white shark which likely measured up to 3.2 metres long.

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AAP News
Feb 24 2018
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Heavy rain, flooding hits southeast Qld

More than 150mm has fallen in the past 24 hours as southeast Queensland's big wet ensured a rain-sodden weekend.

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AAP News
Feb 24 2018
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