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Discovery generates a remarkable reunion

To commemorate the centenary of many World War One events, the Pioneer Museum opened a short-term display in 2014.. Historical Society publicity officer Alexander Sloane contributed items from his family archives and while delving into old boxes of

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Yarrawonga Ch...
Nov 22 2017
Sport

Around the Greens

ClubMulwala Indoor Bowls On Monday, November 13 there were 2x2 game winners with a score of 32 points. The outright winners with +14 were Reg Bryce (s), Pat Crothers, Sue Stillard and Joan Wilson. With +10 Tricia Murphy (s), Gwen Owen, Betty Blick

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Yarrawonga Ch...
Nov 22 2017
News

Taking care of the carers

The Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort played host to almost 50 carers and their families during a recent luncheon to mark National Carers Week.. Taking time out from their incredibly busy everyday lives, the carers took the opportunity to relax

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Yarrawonga Ch...
Nov 22 2017
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Viticulture

Exceptional November rains in the Mallee and at isolated...

During last Thursday and Friday, 16th-17th November, heavy exceptional rains for this month were recorded in the Mallee and also at isolated places in the West Central Victoria and at places in the SW part of NSW. Mildura recorded 54.2 mms to

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Peter Nelson
Nov 22 2017
Water

Seasonal determination update 2017/18

The Resource Manager for Northern Victoria recently updated the 2017/18 seasonal determinations.. The Goulburn system and the Loddon system both increased from 93 per cent to 94 per cent high-reliability water shares (HRWS).. A seasonal

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Shepparton News
Nov 22 2017
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Tariffs to be abolished

Australia’s agricultural sector will receive a boost following the signing of a free-trade agreement with Peru, with 99 per cent of tariffs to be abolished.. The deal signals big wins for a number of sectors including the dairy, grains and red

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Shepparton News
Nov 22 2017
Water

Works completed

The Connection project’s $100million in winter works have been completed, with the works expected to deliver 429Gl in water savings each year.. The works, which began in June, included the upgrading of more than 33km of irrigation channel to

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Shepparton News
Nov 22 2017
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Keeping it in the family

Last year the Palmer family, who lives on a Cohuna dairy farm, barely made it to the Melbourne Cup carnival’s Emirates Stakes Day at Flemington courtesy of a car breaking down.. It would prove worth the panic when Cecelia Palmer and her four

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Shepparton News
Nov 22 2017
Cropping

Organics push

A new era of regional prosperity lies ahead as young farmers embrace new chemical-free production techniques, according to one of the world’s leaders in organic farming research.. After proving the value of organic production and nutrition of

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Shepparton News
Nov 22 2017
Livestock

Change at the top for sheep

A new era of leadership in advocacy and governance has started, with Sheep Producers Australia officially becoming the peak industry body for the nation’s sheep and lamb industry last week.. The new body replaced the former Sheepmeat Council

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Shepparton News
Nov 22 2017
Cropping

Smarter grain harvesting

The most advanced grain harvesting technology from front to back is featured in the combines and headers John Deere is introducing for 2018.. This includes four new S700 combine models (S760, S770, S780 and S790) that offer producers significant

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Shepparton News
Nov 22 2017
News

Hay fire causes differ

The cause of hay fires this season will depend on the region, according to two CFA representatives.. Cosgrove and Pine Lodge CFA captain Ross Harmer said this season was no different to any other, with weather conditions not playing much of a part

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Rodney Woods
Nov 22 2017
Horticulture

Removals in demand

High demand for the free Urban Fruit Tree Removal Program has led to a further extension of its closing date.. More than 600 applications have been received to have unwanted fruit trees removed from residential yards across the Goulburn and Murray

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Shepparton News
Nov 22 2017
Dairy

MG settles with ASIC

Dairy processor Murray Goulburn has agreed to a settlement with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission over ASIC’s investigation into the co-operative’s involvement in the milk price crisis.. The settlement is subject to

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Rodney Woods
Nov 22 2017
News

Happy Ag Day!

Today is the inaugural Agriculture and Related Industries Day, which has been created to recognise the understated contributions made by Australia’s farm sector.. Senator Bridget McKenzie said AgDay was an opportunity for Australians to

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Shepparton News
Nov 21 2017
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Fake war vet claims he was a secret agent

A convicted fake war veteran has been warned to drop an appeal against his prison sentence or risk receiving a longer term.

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AAP News
Nov 22 2017
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Jobs ads point to further employment boost

Department of Employment figures show job ads on the internet have grown for 12 consecutive months for the first time since March 2011.

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AAP News
Nov 22 2017
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Fake Melbourne armed guard bailed

A fake security guard spotted at a Bourke Street memorial carrying a gun, has been released on bail after spending a short stint in custody.

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AAP News
Nov 22 2017
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Xenophon insists voters won't stray

Nick Xenophon says voters won't stray from his state party despite his group's problems at a federal level.

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AAP News
Nov 22 2017
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Driver names slain cop as madam's killer

Leigh Beswick, the former driver of murdered Perth brothel madam Shirley Finn, has told her inquest former chief detective Don Hancock was the killer.

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AAP News
Nov 22 2017
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PM told not to raid piggy bank for tax cut

Treasurer Scott Morrison says the government has been working through the detail of delivering tax cuts for some time.

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AAP News
Nov 22 2017
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Surprise spike in construction activity

The value of construction work done jumped 15.7 per cent in the September quarter, far ahead of market expectations.

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AAP News
Nov 22 2017
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Revived Ten aims to take market share

Ten boss Paul Anderson says the company's ambition is to increase its market share by investing further in content to improve ratings and audience numbers.

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AAP News
Nov 22 2017
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Hanson to scrap 'nanny state' booze laws

One Nation says it will get rid of a 'nanny state' Labor law banning the sale of pre-mixed drinks at Queensland pubs and clubs after midnight.

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AAP News
Nov 22 2017
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Partridge Family star David Cassidy dies

1970s pop culture idol David Cassidy has died as a result of complications from dementia. The musician and actor was 67.

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AAP News
Nov 22 2017
News

Appeal slashes WA heiress's $25m will win

The estate of the late Perth mining billionaire Michael Wright has had the $25 million awarded to his youngest daughter slashed to $6.14 million.

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AAP News
Nov 22 2017
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