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YMBA grand finals

The Yarrawonga Mulwala Basketball Association finished up the 2016 season with grand finals held in all age groups last week. . There were some thrilling finals played, with some games only being a few points the difference in the end. . The

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Dec 01 2016
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Cemetery walk for Tungamah

The Tungamah Historical Society will be conducting a Cemetery Walk at the Tharanbegga Cemetery in Tungamah on Sunday, December 4 at 11am. . The walk will highlight eight pioneer families of the district who have since spread widely throughout

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Yarrawonga Ch...
Dec 01 2016
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Studying a sustainable environment

Recently three groups of Yarrawonga College P-12 grade 5 students participated in a creative technology project based around environmental sustainability. The students all watched the movie “The Lorax”. . From this they learned the need for

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Yarrawonga Ch...
Nov 30 2016
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Dairy

Murry Goulburn to invest $91 million into Cobram

A host of media outlets, including Country News travelled to Cobram today to get a guided tour of Murray Goulburn’s new consumer cheese facility.. Murray Goulburn is investing $91 million into the new plant, which will have the capacity to make

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Shepparton News
Dec 05 2016
News

Elders in no hurry for sale

Agribusiness Elders says it is in no hurry to sell its short-haul live cattle export business.. Elders on November 14 said it had started the process of divesting its short-haul live export business.. Chief executive Mark Allison said Elders had

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Shepparton News
Dec 02 2016
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Southern review urged

The pressure on the Murray-Darling Basin Authority hasn’t relented despite it revealing proposed alterations to the Murray-Darling Basin Plan’s Northern Basin, as industry heavyweights and politicians push for a similar review into the southern

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Rodney Woods
Dec 02 2016
Water

Vacancy filled on MG board

Murray Goulburn appointed Mark Clark to its board as an independent non-executive director last week.. Mr Clark has extensive board and senior management experience, including directorships with companies operating in the fast-moving consumer goods

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Shepparton News
Dec 01 2016
Water

Change to save jobs

The Murray-Darling Basin Authority announced last week proposed changes to the Northern Basin as part of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.. According to Murray-Darling Basin Authority chief executive Phillip Glyde, the changes, which include reducing

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Shepparton News
Dec 01 2016
Dairy

Pulling their weight

The superior weight gain off native pastures and quiet temperament of the Hereford was rammed home to commercial producer Allen Ashworth during years of on-farm experimentation.. Mr Ashworth, of Greta South, has bred Herefords for the past 50 years

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Shepparton News
Dec 01 2016
Water

G-MW engages industry

Goulburn-Murray Water held its inaugural stakeholder breakfast last Wednesday, providing the opportunity to engage with some of the region’s industry and community leaders.. Fifty people attended, including representatives from local government

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Shepparton News
Dec 01 2016
News

Show us ya wheels in Numurkah

On Sunday, December 4, Numurkah Showground will be packed full of great entertainment and free children’s activities at the annual Show Us Ya Wheels.. Special attractions at the event include a draw to win two tickets to sit in Darren Morgan’s

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Shepparton News
Dec 01 2016
Water

Battling blackwater

North Central Catchment Management Authority has plans to mitigate potential toxic blackwater outbreaks in parts of the Loddon River.. Over-bank flooding on the Loddon in spring resulted in large amounts of organic matter, such as leaves and wood

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Shepparton News
Dec 01 2016
Livestock

Watch for heat stress

With summer only days away, Agriculture Victoria is warning livestock owners to care for their animals during extreme heat.. Victoria’s chief veterinary officer Charles Milne said to manage animals in high temperatures effectively, planning must

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Shepparton News
Dec 01 2016
News

Future relies on water

Dairy farming in the Goulburn Valley should have a prosperous future, however, its development will continue to depend on water availability and, of course, global market forces.. At an economic update held in Shepparton last week, NAB head of

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Emma Carinci
Dec 01 2016
Dairy

Aiming to control fly

Controls targeting one of Australia’s most significant cattle pest, buffalo fly, will be investigated in a new research project aimed at providing area-wide control and preventing the insect’s southward spread.. The project is one of 18 new

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Shepparton News
Dec 01 2016
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Trump taps former rival Carson for cabinet

US President-elect Donald Trump says he's "thrilled to nominate" former rival Ben Carson as secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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AAP News
Dec 05 2016
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Hunt calls energy companies to meeting

The heads of Australia's major energy companies have been called to a meeting in Melbourne with Federal Industry Minister Greg Hunt.

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AAP News
Dec 05 2016
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Lightning causes Sydney train delays

Sydney train commuters have been warned to brace for delays after lightning strikes damaged equipment.

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AAP News
Dec 05 2016
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Home prices and clearance rates hold firm

Housing prices have held up, with no change last week and annual growth of 9.2 per cent, while auction clearance rates are high, contrary to normal seasonality.

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AAP News
Dec 05 2016
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Budget on track Morrison tells agency

Treasurer Scott Morrison is preparing a progress report for a global rating agency outlining the recent savings measured passed by the nation's parliament.

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AAP News
Dec 05 2016
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NAB and Westpac move on mortgage rates

NAB is increasing variable rates on investor home loans by 0.15 percentage points, while Westpac will lift its interest-only mortgage variable rates.

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AAP News
Dec 05 2016
News

Age editor-in-chief quits after complaint

Mark Forbes, the editor-in-chief of Fairfax Media's Melbourne flagship newspaper, has resigned after a sexual harassment claim.

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AAP News
Dec 05 2016
News

John Key resigns as NZ prime minister

NZ Prime Minister John Key has announced his shock resignation after eight years in the top job, and he wants his deputy Bill English to succeed him.

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AAP News
Dec 05 2016
News

Factors behind this year's rate cuts

The Reserve Bank cut the official cash rate in May and August this year to a record low 1.5 per cent.

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AAP News
Dec 05 2016
News

More snoops at SA Health

Three more SA Health workers have been sacked for wrongly looking at patient records, the department has revealed.

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AAP News
Dec 05 2016
News

August rate cut may have been the last

The Reserve Bank is widely expected to leave the cash rate at a record-low 1.5 per cent when its board meets for the final time for 2016 on Tuesday.

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AAP News
Dec 05 2016
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