Tatura Guardian
Sport

Bowls

Tatura. Tatura’s Division 1 playing away to Shepparton Park put in a solid effort overall with Attwood’s rink taking a win and both Carter and LeSueur suffering narrow losses.. However their efforts in securing an overall win were in vain

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Tatura Guardian
Feb 22 2017
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Will to help others

Toolamba man Tom Crawford still has a few bad days after losing his brothers, but through the tragedies has found a passion to help people.. Mr Crawford lost brother Andrew six years ago and older brother Jonathon almost three years ago.. He hopes

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Tatura Guardian
Feb 22 2017
News

Boats donated to museum

In the early years of World War II Japanese civilians living in places under British control were classified as ‘‘enemy aliens’’ and were incarcerated in prison camps, one of which was Camp 4 near Rushworth.. This camp was not the sinister

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Tatura Guardian
Feb 22 2017
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Fish oil could cut asthma risk

Taking fish oil supplements during pregnancy can help mums reduce their child’s chances of developing asthma during the first five years of life, medical researchers have discovered.. A study of 695 newborns in Denmark found that the risk of

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Shepparton News
Feb 23 2017
Dairy

Board stoush

A boardroom battle for control of Tasmanian infant formula marketer Bellamy’s is continuing in the lead-up to a special meeting on February 28.. A group of shareholders is trying to remove some of the directors of Bellamy’s, and a private trust

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Shepparton News
Feb 23 2017
Horticulture

Letter to the Editor

Community champions are fighting against basin plan. Why is our Federal Government prepared to willingly sacrifice the livelihood and economies of the Goulburn, Murray and Murrumbidgee valleys — all for South Australian votes?. What sort of people

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Shepparton News
Feb 23 2017
Viticulture

Manners maketh the Dog

The Boss has been nagging me about my eating habits. He reckons the only beast he has ever seen devour food faster than me is a Grouper.. I've never seen a Grouper but The Boss reckons the big ones would swallow a strapping hound like myself in

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The General
Feb 23 2017
Viticulture

Do you remember the rail car?

Do you remember when this Zebra or Tiger Car serviced the Rushworth, Stanhope and Girgarre rail line twice, weekly?. Bob Holschier and Shirley Armstrong submitted this great photo and believe the rail car went to Caolbinabbin as well.. “We have

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Fonterra Aust...
Feb 23 2017
Livestock

Take a good look at young Merino ewes

Preparations are well under way for the Peppin-Shaw Riverina Ewe Flock Forum in the Hay district on March 7 and 8.. This is the second biennial event in the forum format, which encourages landholders to put their unclassed rising one-year-old ewes

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Shepparton News
Feb 23 2017
Horticulture

Trees block bush track

The felling of trees along a popular track in Whroo Forest, near Rushworth, by a government department has angered those who use it.. Forest Fire Management Victoria has accepted responsibility for the tree felling, which happened on a section

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Shepparton News
Feb 23 2017
Cropping

Dairy farmers still struggling, report says

Victoria’s 10th wettest spring on record saw Northern Victorian dam levels up, temporary water prices down and wheat and hay prices in the area declining as well. This and more has come out of Dairy Australia’s first Dairy Situation and Outlook

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Rodney Woods
Feb 22 2017
Dairy

ACCC seeks to hear issues

Dairy farmers can tell their stories to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission in Shepparton next week.. The commission will hold a hearing on Tuesday, February 28 to enable farmers to talk about their experience with processors in

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Shepparton News
Feb 22 2017
News

Juniors to show skills

CFA’s junior members are gearing up to showcase their skills at the Volunteer Fire Brigades Victoria Junior State Urban Fire Brigade Championships in Tatura on February 25 and 26.. About 800 juniors are set to compete in the annual championships

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Shepparton News
Feb 22 2017
Water

A big flush of fresh...

The Goulburn River is about to get a big dose of fresh water as part of the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority’s program for environmental watering.. Depending on natural conditions, including rainfall, the CMA could be applying up to

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Shepparton News
Feb 22 2017
Cropping

Bega Cheese profit

Bega Cheese Limited has announced an increase in first half profit after tax of 8.2% to $15.7 million. Bega Cheese Executive Chairman Barry Irvin said, “I am very pleased to present a strong first half performance particularly in the context of the

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Shepparton News
Feb 22 2017
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Valencia stun Real Madrid with quick brace

Real Madrid passed up the chance to move further clear at the top of La Liga as two early goals saw them slip to defeat at Valencia.. Zinedine Zidane's side had two games in hand on second-placed Barcelona heading into their clash at the Mestall

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AAP News
Feb 23 2017
Sport

In-favour Wright a boon for Socceroos

Australia's defensive stocks for upcoming World Cup qualifiers have been boosted by Bailey Wright's maximum minutes for his club Bristol City.. The Socceroo, who captains the lowly English Championship side, played all 90 minutes of Wednesday's

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AAP News
Feb 23 2017
Sport

Cahill and City duo ready for Socceroos

Socceroos talisman Tim Cahill says he's ready to lead Australia's line in next month's World Cup qualifiers.. With Jamie Maclaren's international career in its infancy, Matthew Leckie enduring a protracted national team goal drought, Aposotolos

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AAP News
Feb 23 2017
Sport

Socceroos, Brazil to clash in Melbourne

Australia will play football powerhouse Brazil at the MCG in June in the lead-up to the Confederations Cup.. The Socceroos will meet Brazil on June 13 in a friendly, with the South American giants in Melbourne for a blockbuster clash with Argentin

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AAP News
Feb 23 2017
News

Vic Speaker's $37,000 travel claim payback

Victoria's Speaker will pay back almost $40,000 he claimed for travelling to his home outside his electorate.

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AAP News
Feb 23 2017
News

Telstra offloads final stake in Autohome

Telstra says it has received $US217 million from Ping An Insurance Group for its final Autohome stake at $US29.30 per share.

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AAP News
Feb 23 2017
News

Parcels deliver profit hike for Aust Post

Australia Post has lifted half-year net profit more than six times on the back of higher parcel volumes as letter deliveries continue to decline.

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AAP News
Feb 23 2017
News

Retail Food Group HY profit up

The Retail Food Group says earnings from its recently acquired food distribution business Hudson Pacific Corporation has played a major role in its profit rise.

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AAP News
Feb 23 2017
News

Netanyahu calls for tripling of Aust trade

Malcolm Turnbull and Benjamin Netanyahu have held a joint ministerial meeting in Sydney to discuss trade, innovation and global security.

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AAP News
Feb 23 2017
News

Crown CEO Craigie to step down

Crown Resorts chief executive Rowen Craigie will end his employment at the gambling company at the end of February.

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AAP News
Feb 23 2017
News

Melbourne plane black box sent to Canberra

The black box from the plane that crashed into a Melbourne shopping centre has been sent to Australian Transport Safety Bureau headquarters in Canberra.

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AAP News
Feb 23 2017
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