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Roos Run Riot

An increase in the kangaroo population has drivers on local roads in fear as the shortest days of the year arrive.. Many drivers are currently commuting to and from work before sunrise and sunset, times when kangaroos are most active.. As a result

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Emma Prior
Jun 20 2018
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Boomerang Bags to cover plastic

Yarrawonga Mulwala Boomerang Bags have effectively replaced over 40,000 plastic bags in the last 12 months alone.. Now with Victoria starting the initiative to go plastic bag free from July 1, it is the perfect time to invest in a Boomerang Bag from

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Emma Prior
Jun 20 2018
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Mens Shed new gift

Team members of Extend After School Care Yarrawonga and the Yarrawonga Men’s Shed came together last week for a bbq lunch to celebrate the growing relationship between the two organisations as well as a presentation of a token gift.. Extend

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Emma Prior
Jun 14 2018
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Thanks to our volunteers

A thankyou to 150 of the community’s volunteers was brought together via a joint partnership between Yarrawonga Health, Yarrawonga Neighbourhood House, MHA Care and ClubMulwala recently in aid of Volunteer Week. . The free event held in the

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Emma Prior
Jun 06 2018
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Major camping changes in limbo

The proposed introduction of fees and various restrictions on several local camping spots along the Murray River are likely to be in place later this year.. The new changes have been recommended as part of Parks Victoria’s ‘River Red Gum

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Emma Prior
Jun 06 2018
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Perfect AIM

Acknowledge, inspire and mingle were all motivational terms that were put to practice at the first 2018 AIM Breakfast Series.. Featuring guest speakers Anna Carter and Gabrielle Dowling, the breakfast was held in the Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club

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Emma Prior
Jun 06 2018
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Flu shot shortage not a worry

Dr Clyde Ronan from Yarrawonga Medical Clinic has advised residents not to panic about the apparent flu shot shortage, saying more vaccines will be delivered in the coming weeks and at the perfect time to receive the vaccine.. “There is no

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Emma Prior
Jun 06 2018
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Cuppas for a cause

The Biggest Morning Tea was held last Thursday with many businesses and organisations in Yarrawonga and Mulwala getting involved and holding events to raise money for cancer research, local sufferers and the Cancer Council.. In 2017 over 7,300

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Emma Prior
May 30 2018
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Flower drop for Kinship

Foster Care is a well-known and understood phrase across society, but many people are unaware of the care provided under Kinship Care.. For many reasons there are situations within families where parents are not able to assume primary care of their

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Emma Prior
May 22 2018
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Centenary grant for Yarrawonga Health

Yarrawonga Health have received a massive boost receiving a $10,000 Centenary Grant from the Commonwealth Bank in celebration of a 100-year legacy of giving.. Commonwealth Bank Australia are currently giving $10 million to community organisations

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Emma Prior
May 16 2018
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Yarrawonga’s growth recognised

Yarrawonga has been further recognised as a key regional centre after a review of Moira Shire Council’s Major Towns Strategy Plan.. The plan developed by SD Planning – Strategy and Development found Yarrawonga to be the fastest growing

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Emma Prior
May 16 2018
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Perth to London first

Yarrawonga aviation enthusiast Len McAllister recently had a journey he will never forget.. He became the only person in the world to receive two Perth to London direct flight certificates as he flew Perth to London and back again within a 48-hour

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Emma Prior
May 02 2018
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New pharmacy for medical complex

The Yarrawonga Medical Complex has welcomed another friendly business with a new pharmacy opening recently to accommodate the needs of patients using the facility.. The new pharmacy is owned and staffed by the same local team as the Terry White

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Emma Prior
May 02 2018
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Anzac spirit alive and well

The Yarrawonga and Mulwala communities honoured past and present soldiers as well as the Anzac spirit last week with bumper crowds attending ceremonies held in both towns.. The Dawn Service, Mulwala March and Yarrawonga March were all well attended

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Emma Prior
May 02 2018
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YNH 30 years of service to the community

The ever generous and helpful Yarrawonga Neighbourhood House is celebrating a milestone next week with the organisation turning 30.. To commemorate the momentous occasion YNH is having an open house during Neighbourhood House Week from April 30 to

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Emma Prior
Apr 25 2018
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From ruins to riches

Mulwala Holiday Park DC on the Lake, one of the areas that copped the brunt of the 2013 tornado has turned the horror of the eye of the storm around and is venturing into all abilities accommodation and leisure.. Member for Albury, Greg Aplin

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Emma Prior
Apr 25 2018
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Tigers Roar

The AFL Tigers flew into Yarrawonga on Wednesday to visit local schools in the area such as Sacred Heart Primary as part of their AFL Visit Program.. Excitement rose in the room that cult favourite ‘Dusty’ might be attending but although

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Emma Prior
Apr 25 2018
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William Cooper honoured

William Cooper was an influential Yorta Yorta man, an activist for the rights of varying people.. He was born by the banks of the Murray River in 1860 where his mother, Kitty, who was a traditional Wallithica women had lived in the Moira Forest

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Emma Prior
Apr 11 2018
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Movie made romance

A movie at the local picture theatre in the late 1950s brought together Jack and Claudette McMillan who now celebrate 57 years of wedded bliss on Sunday, April 15.. John (Jack) Stirling McMillan and Claudette Rosalie Cooper were both living in

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Emma Prior
Apr 11 2018
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Montana’s head shave for a cure

At the tender age of 11 Montana Skipper is this weekend shaving her head for the World’s Greatest Shave.. On Saturday, April 7 from 3pm to 6pm at the Royal Mail in Mulwala Montana is hoping to raise as much money as possible for the cause with

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Emma Prior
Apr 05 2018
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