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Restructure could have Drum beat

The Federal Murray electorate and subsequently Damian Drum’s political seat is under threat with proposed restructure changes to federal electorate boundaries.. In a submission to the Australian Electoral Commission, the Victorian Liberals

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Jared Loughnan
Jan 17 2018
Sport

Waterfest fun this weekend

The popular Yarrawonga Waterfest will be held at the Yarrawonga Yacht Club this Saturday, January 20.. Following on from its success last year the Waterfest will feature canoeing, yachting and rowing but a new addition will be the Dragon Boat. From

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Yarrawonga Ch...
Jan 17 2018
News

BBQ for emergency services

Residents will once again have the chance to help raise much needed funds through Bunnings’ annual Emergency Services Volunteers BBQ, taking place at all stores on Saturday 20th of January 2018.. Yarrawonga residents are encouraged to head to

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Yarrawonga Ch...
Jan 17 2018
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Rural News
Dairy

Index is a step closer

Webber Quantitative Consulting was recently announced as the successful bidder for a government tender to build an Australian dairy industry index.. The UDV said the end of the tender process for the Commodity Milk Price Index represented a step

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Shepparton News
Jan 21 2018
News

Farm deaths spike in 2017

A total of 14 people died in on-farm incidents last year, the worst figures in more than a decade, leaving WorkSafe Victoria pleading with people to improve safety at work.. The statistics come after a tragic start to the year following the death of

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Shepparton News
Jan 20 2018
Dairy

Passionate about dairy cows

There is not a lot of time for relaxation during the summer holidays for 15-year-old Lauren McIlveen from Strathmerton.. Lauren has been busy preparing her team for International Dairy Week and, with three Holstein heifers entered in the youth show

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Shepparton News
Jan 20 2018
News

Relocations at standstill

The future of the Federal Government’s decentralisation agenda is up in the air, with questions raised about whether the program is running on schedule.. Former Regional Development Minister Fiona Nash announced in April that federal

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Shepparton News
Jan 20 2018
News

Time change for opening weekend of duck season

The 2018 duck hunting season begins on Saturday, March 17, with the Victorian Government making changes to a number of things including the starting times for the opening weekend.. Instead of starting at the standard time of half an hour before

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Rodney Woods
Jan 19 2018
Dairy

Watch out for disease

Dairy Australia is reminding farmers to remain vigilant and on the lookout for mycoplasma in their cows and calves.. An emerging cause of disease in cows and calves in Australian dairy herds for more than a decade, Dairy Australia said mycoplasm

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
Cropping

Check out crop trials

Birchip Cropping Group members are invited to the group’s annual Trials Review Day with results from a number of trials to be discussed.. The Friday, February 16 event will feature a number of presentations including crop variety updates on

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
Water

Lake weed faces chop

Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority will commence a draw-down of Lake Benalla on January 29 to combat noxious weeds.. Undertaken in conjunction with Benalla Rural City Council and Goulburn-Murray Water, the draw-down will help to control

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
News

Breaky Burrito with spice Chilli Bacon

Brekky Burrito with Spicy Chilli Bacon. Serves: 1-2. Ingredients:. 2 rashers of Primo Premium Selections Spicy Chilli Bacon, chopped into 2cm pieces. 1 avocado, diced. 1 tomato, seeded, flesh diced. 1 small red onion, finely diced. 2 free-range

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
Water

Campaspe has low risk...

Northern Victoria resource manager Mark Bailey has declared a low risk of spill in the Campaspe system.. Dr Bailey said the risk of spill in the Campaspe system during 2017-18 was now below the 10 per cent threshold needed for a declaration to be

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
News

Everything old is new...

Quambatook Heritage Working Machinery Association members have been busy repairing their machines in preparation for this year’s harvest days at the Quambatook Tractor Pull Complex.. Association secretary Graeme Lehmann said he had his hands

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
Livestock

New directors for...

Sheep Producers Australia has appointed two independent directors to its skills-based board.. Chris Mirams will become executive chair and Anne Astin will be an independent, non-executive director, who will chair the Audit and Risk Committee

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
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Several killed in Kabul hotel gun attack

Several people died and others are being held hostage after attackers raided Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel as the attack enters a pre-dawn lull.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2018
News

Man's body found at popular Vic waterfall

A man has been found dead after disappearing while swimming at a popular Victorian waterfall.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2018
News

Women march across US as Trump touts gains

Donald Trump has responded to thousands of Women's March protesters, tweeting that it's a great day to celebrate the unprecedented success women enjoy.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2018
News

Trump's first year a can't-miss drama

In his first year, Donald Trump has cast aside norms and traditions, fought with Republicans and Democrats and changed how the US is viewed at home and abroad.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2018
News

Royal National Park closed after blaze

The Royal National Park will remain closed as the RFS declares total fire bans across four regions in the state.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2018
News

No relief from heat in sight for NSW

Hot temperatures are forecast to continue in Sydney and across NSW, with parts of the city expected to reach 40 degrees Celsius.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2018
News

Rocket Man, Russia and 'America First'

Donald Trump has made good on his goal of prioritise domestic interests, but the US risks alienating allies and destabilising diplomatic relationships.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2018
News

Discord and division: a year of Trump

Donald Trump began his presidency with a burst of anger on January 20, 2017. The disrupter had arrived in Washington.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2018
News

Trump frustrated by anniversary shutdown

US President Donald Trump won't be attending a fundraiser at his private golf resort and will instead stay in Washington with the government in shutdown.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2018
News

Ed Sheeran has found his perfect match

Ed Sheeran has revealed his engagement with Cherry Seaborn, who he first met at school.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2018
News

Shutdown busts Trump's deal maker image

A year in and Donald Trump's image as the deal maker has been left shattered as the US government faces its first shutdown in five years.

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AAP News
Jan 21 2018
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