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Skiers compete for World Championship selection

The final round of selection for the 2017 World Water Ski Racing Championships was held on Lake Mulwala on the weekend with hopefuls competing for a place on the Australian team.. Ski Racing Australia conducted a seven race selection series which

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Yarrawonga Ch...
Mar 29 2017
Sport

Rams win WDCA B Grade Premiership

The Yarrawonga Mulwala Cricket Club B Grade Rams won the 2016-2017 Wangaratta District Cricket Association Premiership in a tense battle with their stablemates the Bulls on the weekend.. After several successful seasons with two sides in the

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Mar 29 2017
News

“The facts could not overcome the story” – Ley

Member for Farrer Sussan Ley has spoken in Parliament about the findings of a review into her Gold Coast travel expenses conducted by the Department of Finance.. In releasing the findings, Ms Ley noted the investigation revealed one instance where

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Racheal Willett
Mar 29 2017
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Rural News
Livestock

Donkeys sold

Shepparton Regional Saleyards is known for hosting the selling of cattle and sheep, but it was a sale of another animal that stood out recently.. Ninety-six donkeys were auctioned on March 18, as well as a camel, two alpacas and some horses.. The

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Shepparton News
Mar 29 2017
Cropping

Blue-green algae warning for Waranga Basin

Goulburn-Murray Water (GMW) is warning the public to avoid direct contact with water in Waranga Basin after monitoring detected high levels of blue-green algae.. GMW recommends:. - People should avoid contact with the water.. - Wherever possible

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Shepparton News
Mar 29 2017
Dairy

UK deal could help farmers

Australian dairy farmers could do well from a post-Brexit free-trade agreement with the United Kingdom.. Outgoing High Commissioner to Britain Alexander Downer said sugar growers were likely be the big winners from a post-Brexit trade deal, but

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Shepparton News
Mar 29 2017
News

Lebanese Pork Pie topped with Kataifi Pastry

Lebanese Pork Pie topped with Kataifi Pastry. Serves 4-6. Ingredients:. 2 tbsp olive oil. 1 onion, finely diced. 1kg lean pork mince. 1 tbsp plain flour. 2 tsp cumin powder. 1 lemon, zested and juiced. 1 sweet red chilli, sliced. tsp smoked paprik

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Shepparton News
Mar 29 2017
News

Future of fencing?

Virtual fencing for cattle is set to hit the commercial market later this year, following a successful $2million fundraising round by Melbourne-based agri-tech company Agersens.. Agersens’ eShepherd product enables farmers to ‘fence’, move

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Shepparton News
Mar 29 2017
Dairy

UDV says cash cow needs fuel

Victorian dairy farmers are pushing the Andrews Government to come up with a solution to the state’s escalating energy crisis in a bid to keep the multi-billion dollar dairy industry sustainable.. The UDV has approached the Victorian Government

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Shepparton News
Mar 29 2017
Dairy

Focus Farm to open its gates

Murray Dairy will hold another Focus Farm Open Day next month, with animal health and fertility issues the major topics of discussion.. The open day, to be held on April 11 at the Cohuna property of Leigh and Sasha Fletcher, will see Mr Fletcher and

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Shepparton News
Mar 29 2017
Water

Blue-green algae in East Loddon Water District

Blue-green algae has now been found in the water of the East Loddon Water District. . Goulburn-Murray Water (GMW) is warning the public to avoid direct contact with the water after monitoring detected high levels of the algae.. GMW recommends water

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Shepparton News
Mar 29 2017
News

Energy uncertainty sparks blackout fears

To most people a power blackout is just an inconvenience.. People cannot watch TV or open the fridge, and if it goes for longer than a few hours they might need to start to find some candles and a torch.. But for Toolamba-based orchardist Peter Hall

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Shepparton News
Mar 29 2017
Water

A new home for some...

Total Eden opened the doors to its new premises in Shepparton last week, bringing together services from a number of sister businesses from the Ruralco Holdings ‘stable’ including Ruralco Water Brokers, Ruralco Property and Rodwells.. Total Eden

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Shepparton News
Mar 29 2017
Livestock

Premier urged to visit...

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has been urged to visit Cobram to discuss staff stand-downs at the JBS Australia abattoir with the company and its workers.. State Member for Ovens Valley Tim McCurdy told the Victorian Parliament last week JBS was

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Shepparton News
Mar 29 2017
News

Farmers’ help sought

Drone specialist Mark Bollen is developing benchmark aerial technology that will create next-generation potential for cropping enterprises.. But there’s a catch: He needs the help of a few farmers in the region to prove what he believes they can

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Shepparton News
Mar 29 2017
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Code of conduct for sugar industry

The federal government will introduce a code of conduct for the sugar industry to ensure grower choice in marketing.

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AAP News
Mar 29 2017
News

Dylan to finally receive Nobel medal

The Swedish Academy says 2016 Nobel literature winner Bob Dylan will meet with members of the academy this weekend and they will hand over his Nobel medal.

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AAP News
Mar 29 2017
News

Give me a break, Bronwyn Bishop says

Bronwyn Bishop has repaid nearly $14,000 in expenses since being busted for "Choppergate" including trips for colleagues' weddings.

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AAP News
Mar 29 2017
News

People smugglers arrested over Darwin plot

Three men have been arrested in Indonesia over a foiled plot to smuggle people into Darwin by boat, apparently undeterred by Australia's tough stance.

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AAP News
Mar 29 2017
News

UK must be worse off after Brexit: Malta

Brexit negotiations must be transparent and honest but the UK must be left worse off when it leaves the European Union, the EU's presidency says.

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AAP News
Mar 29 2017
News

Victorian fugitive spotted in NSW

One of Victoria's most wanted fugitives, Graham Gene Potter, has been spotted in NSW, police say.

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AAP News
Mar 29 2017
News

Leading investor targets Dreamworld owner

An investment group with high profile businessman Gary Weiss on its board has amassed a 5.73 per cent stake in Dreamworld owner Ardent Leisure.

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AAP News
Mar 29 2017
News

Turnbull, Shorten to head to cyclone area

Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten will head to north Queensland on Thursday to inspect the damage from Cyclone Debbie.

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AAP News
Mar 29 2017
News

I had not a cent to my name, MP reveals

Federal Labor MP Anne Aly has used her personal story to oppose the government's cuts to welfare, which has cleared parliament.

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AAP News
Mar 29 2017
News

Wests' Tim Simona charged with fraud

Disgraced Wests Tigers player Tim Simona has been charged with fraud and will face court next month.

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AAP News
Mar 29 2017
News

Family think Rayney involved in death

Corryn Rayney's sister and brother-in-law have told Lloyd Rayney's defamation trial they believe the barrister was involved in his wife's death.

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AAP News
Mar 29 2017
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