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Kids farm injuries on the rise

Almost 500 Victorian children are treated in hospital annually as a result of farm injuries. . Kidsafe Victoria General Manager, Jason Chambers said statistics from the Victorian Injury Surveillance Unit show that in 2015/16, 491 Victorian children

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Yarrawonga Ch...
Apr 18 2018
Sport

Australian titles success

Talented Bundalong duo David Ryan and Fred Douglas competed successfully at the Australian Waterski Titles in Goondiwindi over Easter.. David was Victorian Team Captain for the fourth year and won bronze in the Over 55’s slalom and Fred won

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Yarrawonga Ch...
Apr 11 2018
Sport

AFL North East Border Female League

In a hard-fought game against the Lavington Panthers, the Yarrawonga Under 16s were defeated by 2 goals in windy conditions at the JC Lowe Oval.. The game was marred by 2 early injuries. Both Annie Robilliard and newcomer Charlotte Donovan came off

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Yarrawonga Ch...
Apr 18 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
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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
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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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Defence industry must ramp up Aust focus

Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne has unveiled a blueprint for creating more Australian jobs and investment.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
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ANZ's royal commission legal bill at $50m

ANZ says legal and other costs associated with the Royal Commission into banking will come in at around one million dollars a week for the full financial year.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
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SA teacher 'booked cottage for sex'

A former private school teacher in Adelaide will be sentenced next week after grooming a student for sex.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
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Greens MP pushes to drop voting age to 16

Greens Senator Jordon Steele-John plans to introduce a bill to lower the voting age to 16 when federal parliament returns.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
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Newcrest to dump tailings in Cadia pit

Newcrest has secured approval to dump tailings from its NSW gold mine in its old Cadia open pit, allowing the miner to return to full production.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
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Home values steady for second week

Home values in the five major capital cities were steady, while in the year to date, prices have fallen 1.1 per cent.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
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AMP faces likely shareholder class action

A global law firm is considering a class action against AMP on behalf of the financial group's shareholders after revelations in the banks royal commission.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
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Kogan reports strong 3Q growth

Kogan.com's latest cash flow statement shows its revenue rose about 46 per cent and the gross transaction value jumped 50 per cent in the third quarter.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
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Murder verdict 23 years after Vic stabbing

The family of 16-year-old murder victim Ricky Balcombe says "justice has been done" with a guilty verdict 23 years after his Geelong killing.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
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Ron Medich guilty of rival's murder

NSW property developer Ron Medich has been found guilty of murdering his business foe and intimidating his widow.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
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Future Fund grows to $140.8 billion

The Future Fund has grown to $140.8 billion as of end-March, adding $80 billion since its conception in 2006.

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AAP News
Apr 23 2018
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