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Around the Greens

Club Mulwala Outdoor Bowls A good week for bowls with the season prelude starting to hot up. Tuesday was the official opening of the Ovens and Murray season with 36 ladies teams taking to the greens at Corowa Civic. The club had two teams competing

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Sep 20 2017
Sport

Off the Tee

YMGCR Golf Mixed Foursomes Championships Last Sunday Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club held its Mixed Foursomes Championship on the tricky Executive Course and the Lake Course. The 27-hole championship was played under blue skies and a very light breeze

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Contributor
Sep 20 2017
News

Dragon Boat Open Day

The arrival of Yarrawonga Yacht Club’s Dragon Boat is creating lots of local interest.. From 9am this Saturday, the 20-seat, 13 metre monster will be ready for all interested people to take a look at, and take a paddle on beautiful Lake

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Sep 20 2017
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Hay Caps celebrates milestone

Hay Caps is celebrating a birthday, with the business having manufactured the local invention on a southern Riverina family’s farm for a decade.. Invented back in 2006 by Tocumwal hay producers Phil and Lynda Snowden, the product has been

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Alana Christe...
Sep 22 2017
Water

Surface Drainage Program kicks off

A range of customers in the Shepparton Irrigation Region (SIR) are set to benefit from a new Surface Drainage Program.. The SIR falls mostly within the Goulburn Broken catchment, and covers the Murray Valley, Shepparton, Central Goulburn and

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Shepparton News
Sep 22 2017
Water

Groundwater allocations

Goulburn-Murray Water has announced a maximum annual allocation of 100 per cent for all Mid-Loddon Groundwater Management Area customers for the 2017-18 season.. The Mid-Loddon Groundwater Management Area extends from Moolort in the south to Calivil

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Shepparton News
Sep 22 2017
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Fined $1.3m for breaches

The death of a chicken farm worker, killed by a forklift in the middle of the night, has led to a liquidated Victorian company being fined $1.13million for workplace breaches.. The contracting business, which formerly operated as CK Crouch Pty Ltd

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Shepparton News
Sep 22 2017
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Built to meet specific needs

NSW farmer Paul Cudden knew the first of Paxton Plow Co’s CB6 Cultibars was going to be right for him because it was effectively built to meet his requirements.. No-one else is building a machine to anything like its specifications, according

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Shepparton News
Sep 22 2017
Cropping

Crop trial field day

A spring field day will showcase the range of trials run by Riverine Plains and FAR Australia.. The field day will be held at the Riverine Research Centre in Forges Rd, Burramine on Thursday, September 28.. The RRC is a partnership between Riverine

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Shepparton News
Sep 22 2017
Water

Report supports NWI’s outcomes

The National Water Initiative has made a ‘‘significant contribution’’ to better managing Australia’s natural resources, according to a Productivity Commission draft report.. The report was tasked with assessing the

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Shepparton News
Sep 22 2017
Cropping

Hoping to finish well

Hay makers are hoping for one more solid downpour in the coming days to help finish off their crop, according to AW Ag Contracting owner Adam Whipp.. Mr Whipp, from Nanneella, who contracts out 40000 square and round hay bales a year in addition to

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Rodney Woods
Sep 22 2017
Cropping

Lots to do at fodder conference

The Australian Fodder Industry Association’s 2017 National Fodder Conference was held last month on the Gold Coast, with the machinery on show generating interest.. With a theme of ‘Feeding Innovation, Growing Success’, delegates

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Rodney Woods
Sep 22 2017
Cropping

Rounding up a new...

With the introduction of the 0 Series round balers for the 2018 hay making season, John Deere is offering its first North American-built round baler pre-cutter and the industry’s first 1.5m pre-cutter baler.. The four models that comprise the

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Shepparton News
Sep 21 2017
Water

Hanlon facing...

The former managing director of Goulburn-Murray Water and NSW top water bureaucrat Gavin Hanlon has been stood down amid allegations of misconduct.. Mr Hanlon, who held the managing director job at Goulburn-Murray Water from 2011 to 2014, was stood

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Rodney Woods
Sep 21 2017
News

Helping vets save pets

University of Melbourne has developed the SnakeMap project, that aims to better predict, prevent, diagnose and treat snakebite in animals as well as people.. The SnakeMap project is the first of its kind in Australia and was devised by emergency and

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Shepparton News
Sep 21 2017
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Grylls can be a rocket in Canberra: Joyce

Former Nationals WA leader Brendon Grylls would be a "rocket" in federal parliament but it is his call whether he wants to pursue it, Barnaby Joyce says.

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AAP News
Sep 22 2017
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North Korea bomb would be 'crazy': Joyce

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce says he is worried for the region after North Korea threatened to test launch a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean.

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AAP News
Sep 22 2017
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Gillard delighted with her portrait artist

Award-winning artist Vincent Fantauzzo will paint the official portrait of Australia's first female prime minister.

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AAP News
Sep 22 2017
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NBN CEO pocketed $3.6m again in 2016/17

NBN Co chief executive Bill Morrow was paid $3.6 million for a second straight year in 2016/17, but just $1.16 million was linked to the network's performance.

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AAP News
Sep 22 2017
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Detainee's mum still searching for answers

The mother of a New Zealander who died at Villawood detention centre in April 2016 is still searching for answers following a coronial inquiry.

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AAP News
Sep 22 2017
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Sprucing up Middle East military camp

Royal Australian Air Force personnel have been adding a splash of colour to the dusty desert camp at the main air operating base in the Middle East.

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AAP News
Sep 22 2017
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Qld monster up among world's largest crocs

The Queensland crocodile found shot dead was not the largest ever recorded. Here are details of some of the world's largest crocs.

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AAP News
Sep 22 2017
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Monster's death to spark aggro croc battle

Younger crocodiles living in the Fitzroy River in central Queensland could become more aggressive following the shooting death of a massive 5.2 metre reptile.

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AAP News
Sep 22 2017
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Mum bailed after admitting she killed baby

A mother has admitted suffocating her 15-month-old daughter and throwing her body into a Melbourne creek.

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AAP News
Sep 22 2017
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Lady Mary Fairfax's life 'full of joy'

Lady Mary Fairfax, the matriarch of the Fairfax family media empire and a wealthy patron of the Australian art scene, has been farewelled at her Sydney funeral.

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AAP News
Sep 22 2017
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Recurring themes emerge in Finn inquest

The inquest into the murder of brothel madam Shirley Finn has seen some colourful characters, with police ignoring tip-offs a recurring theme.

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AAP News
Sep 22 2017
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