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Safety the real concern

Community feedback builds as plan is pushed back. It was supposed to be about measures to control erosion on the Murray River but much of the discussion at Monday night’s first information meeting on the Corowa to Ovens Junction Murray River

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Jared Loughnan
Jan 17 2018
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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
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Champion skier’s remarkable comeback

Champion local water skier Erin Weston-Green’s determination to return to show skiing following a horrific car accident in the United States in June last year has finally paid off.. Erin moved to Florida in 2014 to continue her dream of being

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Jared Loughnan
Jan 04 2018
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Rodeo still goes ahead

Bad weather throughout the afternoon forced Yarrawonga Rodeo numbers to be down on previous years but those who still attended the event on Friday, December 29 had a great time.. Despite the dreary weather, brave cowboys and cowgirls battled through

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Jared Loughnan
Jan 04 2018
Sport

Brea’s ocean racing success

It has been a big year for local champion kayaker Brea Roadley from competing in the highs of marathon racing to World Series ocean racing.. After a disappointing beginning of the year in marathon canoeing Brea has found a new challenge of ocean

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Jared Loughnan
Dec 27 2017
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650 jobs wipe out

Mulwala Water Ski Club CEO Peter Duncan predicts more than 650 jobs could be wiped out from the region if a proposed ban on wake enhancing boating between Bundalong and Corowa is enforced next Easter.. “This proposed ban could eventually spell

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Jared Loughnan
Dec 20 2017
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Warby Ranges fire still burning

A 650 hectare fire in the Warby Ranges that started last Friday is still burning but has been contained.. Authorities remain on high alert with conditions to worsen as temperature reach into the high 30s over the coming week. Burning within the

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Jared Loughnan
Dec 13 2017
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Group meet over boating ban concerns

A group of local business owners from Yarrawonga-Mulwala, Bundalong and Corowa along with Federation Councillors and various stakeholders met last Friday to discuss their concerns about the planned ban on wake enhancing boating between Corowa and

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Jared Loughnan
Dec 07 2017
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$35m Sebel completed by 2019

The $35 million Sebel Point Resort Apartments development at Silverwoods is planned to be completed by the end of 2019 bringing with it 134 local direct and indirect jobs it was revealed at the official sales launch last Tuesday.. The waterfront

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Jared Loughnan
Dec 06 2017
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Boating ban shockwaves

A proposed ban on wake enhancing boats between Bundalong and Corowa for up to five years has caused shockwaves through local communities and has been slammed by the Boating Industry Association of Victoria and local politicians.. The proposed ban is

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Jared Loughnan
Nov 30 2017
Sport

Murray Quad - a true test of endurance

Participants in Saturday’s Murray Quad were greeted with trying conditions to complete the 141km from Yarrawonga to Tocumwal.. The anticipated calm waters 3.2km swim on Lake Mulwala turned out to be crazy white cap waves generally associated

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Jared Loughnan
Nov 22 2017
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“Short term fix”

The Yarrawonga Lawn Tennis Club (YLTC) committee is disappointed in the “ill-thought out plan and short-term fix” of a planned new entry road at the JC Lowe Oval precinct that could see clubhouse landlocked.. As the Yarrawonga Holiday

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Jared Loughnan
Nov 22 2017
Sport

Tom shoots for elite level

Local basketballer Tom Gorman continues to make waves in Basketball Victoria after recently being selected among the best and brightest from the country to feature in the National Intensive Training Program (NITP) in the under-16 age group. . The

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Jared Loughnan
Nov 15 2017
Sport

Murray Quad to English Channel

The upcoming Murray Quad will be used as lead up and support event for Deniliquin swimmer Brenda Norman as she attempts to swim across the English Channel.. The 36 year-old teacher at Deniliquin High School will attempt to swim the English Channel

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Jared Loughnan
Nov 08 2017
Sport

Multisport makes its mark

With record entries and two world qualifying events the Yarrawonga Mulwala Multisport Festival was declared a great success by the organizing committee, officials and athletes.. The festival attracted more than 1000 competitors across the weekend

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Jared Loughnan
Oct 25 2017
Sport

Multisport mini-triathlon

For the past six weeks year nine students in the Bootcamp elective at Sacred Heart College Yarrawonga have been training for the Yarrawonga Mulwala Multisport Festival Mini-Triathlon being held this Saturday, October 21.. College teacher Cam Sudholz

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Jared Loughnan
Oct 19 2017
Sport

Terry White Chemmart's helping hands

When Yarrawonga Health’s fundraising arm, Helping Hands, decided to be involved in the Yarrawonga Mulwala Multisport Corporate Challenge, Yarrawonga’s Terry White Chemmart immediately rallied their troops to be involved.. Last year the

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Jared Loughnan
Oct 18 2017
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NBN coming in 2018

Yarrawonga and Mulwala residents are expected to get the highly anticipated NBN fixed line network in the second half of 2018 according to NBN Co.. Corporate Affairs Advisor Kasey Ellison confirmed with the Yarrawonga Chronicle last week that

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Jared Loughnan
Oct 18 2017
Sport

Record numbers for sport festival

Fine weather and record entries for Saturday’s triathlon events will ensure this weekend’s Yarrawonga Mulwala Multisport Festival is another huge success.. Now a world qualifying event for both the standard and Olympic distances this

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Jared Loughnan
Oct 18 2017
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Ski Club continues record growth

The Mulwala Waterski Club Board will announce an impressive fourth consecutive record profit, this year of just over $1.5 million, at its Annual General Meeting on Sunday, October 29.. The club has experienced year on year growth for the last six

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Jared Loughnan
Oct 18 2017
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