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Plaque unveiled at museum

On Sunday, November 19, Gerda Winkler, Charge d affaires from the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, together with City of Greater Shepparton Mayor Kim O’Keeffe unveiled a plaque certifying the museum’s war time camps collection

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Tatura Guardian
Dec 12 2017
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Plenty come out to play

A child’s response of ‘‘I love it when the bubbles fly up in the air’’ perfectly sums up the atmosphere at the most recent Sacred Heart Playgroup session.. During the past two months an open invitation was sent to

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Tatura Guardian
Dec 12 2017
Sport

Heroic win by six-year-old in Italian Plate

More than 2000 punters horsed around in Tatura on Sunday to witness Vianden’s heroic performance at the Italian Plate Race Day.. The six-year-old chestnut gelding galloped home down the lush straight at the Tatura and Shepparton Racing Club to

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Adem Barolli
Dec 12 2017
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Data added

Farmers in the Riverine Plains region now have free access to two additional weather stations and moisture probes, installed at Bungeet and Miepoll.. The installation is part of a project facilitated by Riverine Plains.. Research and extension

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Shepparton News
Dec 14 2017
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April 22, 1991: Catch of a lifetime didn't get away!

Catching a 20kg Murray Cod is a little like a hole in one at golf - that does not happen every day and for some, try as they may it never happens. . But a Mooroopna boy and his two Shepparton mates have the cod in the bag, well, in the freezer at

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Shepparton News
Dec 14 2017
Livestock

Virtual bar for sheep

Virtual fencing for spatial grazing of sheep could potentially unlock profitability gains and practical benefits for southern mixed farmers.. With virtual fencing technology for cattle expected to be released in the near future, work is under way to

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Shepparton News
Dec 14 2017
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Euroa rodeo set to return

More than 10 years since it hosted its last rodeo, Euroa is gearing up to join the Australian Pro Rodeo Association circuit with a huge event next year.. Euroa Pro Rodeo committee member Troy Spencer said the town hosted its last rodeo in 2005 and

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Shepparton News
Dec 14 2017
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Synergies between rice and frog breeding discussed in...

Partnerships between ecology and food production will be highlighted at a field trip and workshop in Deniliquin next month.. The main discussion point will be the ecological benefits of rice growing, in particular the synergies between rice and frog

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Rodney Woods
Dec 14 2017
Viticulture

Cool start to December but warm to hot days on the way

It has been a relatively cool start to December after one of the warmest spells during the latter half of November over Tasmania, Victoria, South Australia and the southern half of NSW.. Melbourne has had below normal maximum temperatures for the

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Peter Nelson
Dec 14 2017
Livestock

GV cows up to the challenge

The Goulburn Valley has been well represented at the Semex-Holstein Australia On-Farm Competition, securing four first place finishes.. A total of 1248 cows were entered in the competition encompassing Victoria and south-east South Australia, with

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Shepparton News
Dec 14 2017
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Balinese-style lamb forequarter chops with cauliflower rice

Balinese-style lamb forequarter chops with cauliflower rice. Serves: 4.. Ingredients:. 4 lamb forequarter chops, trimmed. 2 eschalots, thinly sliced. 2 garlic cloves, crushed. 1 long red chilli, finely chopped. cup crunchy peanut butter. 1 tbsp

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Shepparton News
Dec 13 2017
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App for advice

Farmers from across the Southern Riverina are joining together to launch Farmer eXchange, a collaborative web application to increase knowledge-sharing among farmers.. Due to launch early next year, the brainchild of Deniliquin-based Farm Table

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Shepparton News
Dec 13 2017
Dairy

Cow comes to class

Years 8 and 9 agriculture and horticulture students from Nathalia’s St Mary of the Angels Secondary College enjoyed a guest visitor in class last week, with student Lauren McIlveen bringing in one of her favourite dairy show cows, Reckie

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Shepparton News
Dec 13 2017
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Trouble sleeping? Try...

The solution to sleeping woes could be as simple as a weekend away camping, suggest American scientists.. Many people sit up late into the night watching TV or fiddling with their smartphones, making it hard to fall asleep and stay asleep.. This

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Shepparton News
Dec 13 2017
Dairy

Keen to study NZ...

Seven Victorians have been selected to participate in a dairy study tour throughout New Zealand’s southern island in February next year.. The eight-day tour, organised by the UDV and funded by Gardiner Dairy Foundation, will provide young

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Shepparton News
Dec 13 2017
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Fight over lighter sparked fatal stabbing

A man, 38, has been jailed for life over the stabbing death of Piri Phillips, a 20-year-old man, after a fight over a cigarette lighter in Perth.

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AAP News
Dec 14 2017
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Shorten a threat to our future: PM

The battle for Bennelong has ramped up with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull declaring opposition leader Bill Shorten is a threat to Australia's future.

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AAP News
Dec 14 2017
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Packer pays $60m for Barangaroo residence

James Packer's Crown Resorts has announced several asset sales, including land in Las Vegas and its stake in the Packer family's luxury NSW property.

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AAP News
Dec 14 2017
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Greens want pay rises for public servants

Greens treasury spokesman Peter Whish-Wilson wants to boost the wages of low-paid public servants while capping the salaries of senior executives.

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AAP News
Dec 14 2017
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Ex-Manus detainees start to get $70m compo

Payments under a $70 million class action settlement will begin to be paid to 1700 former Manus Island detainees from Friday.

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AAP News
Dec 14 2017
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Republicans grapple with Alabama fallout

Roy Moore says the Alabama Senate election was a close race and that some military and provisional ballots have yet to be counted.

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AAP News
Dec 14 2017
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Jobs growth hit two year high in November

A further 61,600 jobs were added in November, but an increase in the number of people looking for work kept the unemployment rate steady at 5.4 per cent.

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AAP News
Dec 14 2017
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Holt legacy overshadowed by disappearance

Fifty years after former prime minister Harold Holt vanished from a Victorian beach, he remains best known for his disappearance, not his politics.

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AAP News
Dec 14 2017
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Vic duo locked up for mum's brutal killing

The grieving loved ones of Melbourne mother Simone Quinlan wore red - her favourite colour - the day her murderers were finally jailed.

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AAP News
Dec 14 2017
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Adelaide is the ice capital of Australia

Analysis of sewage waste across the country suggests South Australians are the biggest users of the drug ice.

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AAP News
Dec 14 2017
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Union officials break Vic port injunction

A blockade at Melbourne's port continues and has gathered momentum despite Victoria's Supreme Court ruling it must end.

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AAP News
Dec 14 2017
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