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VCAT schedules further ACSO hearing

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) announced last week it has scheduled a 30-minute directions hearing on the Australian Community Support Organisation’s (ACSO) proposed drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre near Numurkah

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Fiona Blick
Jun 28 2017
Sport

Under 16s grind out victory

On a cold and dreary winter afternoon the young Pigeons put together a stirring performance of team football against the more highly fancied Corowa 16s outfit who were sitting in second spot of the table having only lost two games for the year.. The

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Contributor
Jun 28 2017
Sport

Netball round-up

Tungamah netball. A Grade. Tungamah 39 def by Waaia 46. A strong and consistent game played by Tungamah. Great defensive work by Kim and Abbey. Danielle, Adele and Victoria provided strong drives through the middle of court. Chelsea and Molly worked

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Jun 28 2017
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Cropping

Sheed urges govt to step in

State Member for Shepparton Suzanna Sheed has urged the Victorian Government to inform crop growers of a recall of certain herbicides as well as their rights in relation to damages.. Ms Sheed was speaking in Victorian Parliament on June 20 and said

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Shepparton News
Jun 28 2017
Water

Emergency exercise

A joint flood operation and emergency training exercise was held recently at Dartmouth Dam to ensure staff are prepared for a range of high-risk situations.. Murray-Darling Basin Authority representatives joined AGL (power station) staff and

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Shepparton News
Jun 28 2017
Dairy

‘Relief in sight’ for dairy

Despite dairy farmers’ trust in processors falling in the past 12 months, the industry looks like it is turning a corner.. That is the message from Dairy Australia’s most recent Dairy Situation and Outlook Report.. Speaking at a Murray Dairy

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Rodney Woods
Jun 28 2017
Livestock

Sheep latest showcased

Sheep producers will hear about new research and technology to benefit their farm businesses at a forum in Wagga Wagga next month.. The forum, hosted by the Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation, will bring together speakers from the Australian

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Shepparton News
Jun 28 2017
News

Get fired-up safely for winter

As the temperature drops and Victorians turn up the heat, Environment Protection Authority Victoria is encouraging households with wood heaters to take practical steps to help reduce smoke from their heaters over winter.. Reduced air quality across

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Shepparton News
Jun 28 2017
News

Report shows road problems

State Member for Euroa Steph Ryan is calling for an immediate injection in roads funding after a report showed cuts to Victoria’s road maintenance budget was wreaking havoc across north-east Victoria.. The report, tabled by the state’s Auditor

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Shepparton News
Jun 27 2017
Dairy

Murray Goulburn increases milk price

Major milk processor Murray Goulburn has lifted its opening price for the 2017-18 season from $4.70/kg milk solids to $5.20/kg and increased its forecast range of prices for the season.. The company, which has come under sustained criticism from

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Shepparton News
Jun 27 2017
Cropping

Spot the disease

Season 2017 is producing mixed fortunes in terms of canola diseases for growers in the southern cropping region.. While the risk of blackleg disease has reduced with the lack of consistent rainfall in many parts of the region, there has been an

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Shepparton News
Jun 27 2017
News

Concession on fire reform bill

Victoria’s controversial fire service reforms could be amended after Premier Daniel Andrews agreed to work with concerned crossbenchers.. The bill has stalled in the upper house, with the Andrews Labor Government unable to get crossbench support

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Shepparton News
Jun 27 2017
Dairy

Lucy almost lost in La...

Where did you get Lucy?. Kate: There were two kelpie-blue heeler dogs out at a Byrneside property looking for rehoming. They were at a large western horse training facility that could no longer accommodate dogs. As soon as I met her it was meant to

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Shepparton News
Jun 27 2017
Water

Rubicon expands into...

The announcement of a new joint venture agreement in China is the latest development in a string of expansions pursued by Rubicon Water.. After the Chinese deal was signed, Rubicon chief executive Bruce Rodgerson left for India, where he met with

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Geoff Adams
Jun 27 2017
Water

Million-dollar water...

Irrigation technology developed in northern Victoria will be a key part of a new $200million deal between Rubicon Water and a Chinese province.. Under the joint venture agreement, equipment and technology built in Shepparton will be exported to

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Geoff Adams
Jun 27 2017
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Nationals MP says Libs want marriage vote

Liberal MPs have told Queensland MP George Christensen they would cross the floor to support a bill to allow same-sex marriage.

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AAP News
Jun 28 2017
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Latvian pair face court over fake websites

A Latvian man and woman remain in custody after being charged with defrauding Australians for more than $250,000 through fake trading websites.

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AAP News
Jun 28 2017
News

US warns Syria against new chemical attack

The White House says intelligence shows preparations are underway for a chemical weapons attack in Syria and has warned the country's leadership against it.

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AAP News
Jun 28 2017
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Qld govt wins access to Nuttall's nest egg

The Queensland government has won a court action seeking access to part of disgraced ex-minister Gordon Nuttall's pension package.

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AAP News
Jun 28 2017
News

Vic surgeon's family 'devastated' by death

A Melbourne heart surgeon has died four weeks after he was punched at the hospital where he worked, while his family say they are devastated by the loss.

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AAP News
Jun 28 2017
News

'WannaCry'-like cyber attack sweeps globe

Global IT systems are under attack for the second time in as many months as another ransomware virus unleashes itself on more than 300,000 computers.

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AAP News
Jun 28 2017
News

Cadbury halts production amid cyber attack

Chocolate production at Cadbury's factory in Hobart has been stopped by the latest global cyber attack.

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AAP News
Jun 28 2017
News

Shipping giant Maersk downed by virus

One of the world's biggest shipping companies has been brought to a halt by the latest ransomware cyber attack that is sweeping across Europe and India.

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AAP News
Jun 28 2017
News

False alarm sparks lockdown at US base

Emergency telephone calls about an active shooter at a military base in Alabama prompted a lockdown but have turned out to be false.

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AAP News
Jun 28 2017
News

SA cannabis syndicate nabbed with gold

A cannabis crop house with hoards of gold, silver and $80,000 in cash has been raided by police south of Adelaide.

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AAP News
Jun 28 2017
News

Cosby to face civil trial in 2018: judge

Bill Cosby will face a second civil sexual assault trial next year over an alleged incident at the Playboy Mansion almost 45 years ago.

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AAP News
Jun 28 2017
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