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All in the family

It’s a family affair for Martin Rennie, who has spent decades training with generations of his family for the Volunteer Fire Brigades Victoria junior championships.. Thirty-one years ago, Mr Rennie started as a junior, following in the

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Tatura Guardian
Feb 21 2018
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Senate vote sees basin plan falter

The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is under threat after Federal Government changes seeking to distribute water differently were shot down in the Senate.. The Coalition was unable to strike a deal with Labor, which supported a Greens disallowance motion

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Tatura Guardian
Feb 20 2018
Sport

Haisman chase - Day two will decide result

Tatura will have its hands full on the second day of its clash with Kyabram, looking to seal a spot in Haisman Shield finals.. Fresh from Thursday night’s Twenty20 success, the Redbacks won the toss and batted, looking to take the game away

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Tatura Guardian
Feb 20 2018
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Water

Report calls for reform to G-MW

An independent panel has found that Goulburn-Murray Water is an organisation badly in need of change, and major reform is needed to ensure that it will be sustainable into the future.. The panel’s report, released last week by Victorian Water

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Geoff Adams
Feb 21 2018
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Solar company seeking site at Numurkah

First Solar Australia is branching into Victoria for the first time, with a proposed solar farm set for north of Numurkah.. The Moira Solar Farm, as it will be known, will be located at the intersection of Numurkah and Naring Rds and will include

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
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Finley solar farm gets go-ahead

The $170million Finley Solar Farm proposal has been approved by the NSW Government, in what is a first for the state’s Department of Planning in 2018.. The project, which will be located on Canalla Rd adjacent to the Finley substation, will

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Changes promised for G-MW

The changes proposed for G-MW are about being more transparent on costs, implementing efficiencies and making sure the organisation delivers the services the community wants at an affordable price, Federal Water Minister Lisa Neville says.. The

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Murray Darling basin plan threatened

The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is under threat after Federal Government changes seeking to distribute water differently were shot down in the Senate.. The Coalition was unable to strike a deal with Labor, which supported a Greens disallowance motion

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Water charge review promised by Nationals

A Liberal Nationals government would review the charges of Victoria’s rural water authorities to ensure water storage and delivery costs are fair and equitable.. Shadow Water Minister Steph Ryan announced the review, which will examine water

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Cropping

Victorian Government to decide on Shepp solar

The Victorian government will decide on planning applications for four solar farms in the Greater Shepparton region... The City of Greater Shepparton handed over the responsibility and last week the Victorian government agreed to call in the

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2018
News

More bank competition urged

Australia’s long-standing policy to prevent mergers of the big four banks is ‘‘redundant’’ and the sector needs a new champion to promote competition, the Productivity Commission says.. The commission has released

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2018
News

New plan for land sales

The Federal Government has announced a plan for new rules regarding the sale of agricultural land in an attempt to address rising foreign investment.. The changes require land to be widely marketed for a minimum of 30 days and for Australians to be

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2018
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Eating raw chicken...

If you like to give your beloved pooch a chicken neck to gnaw on as a treat, you might want to reconsider.. A new study has found eating raw chicken increases the risk of dogs developing a paralysing and sometimes fatal condition by more than 70

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2018
Livestock

RamSelect offers...

Kangaroo Island stud Ella Matta White Suffolk and Merino has credited genetic selection app RamSelect with helping it record its best sales result late last year.. The sale saw the stud sell its highest ever top-priced ram for $16000 and achieve an

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
Water

Have say on flood...

Residents from various towns across north-east Victoria have a chance to contribute to the formation of local flood studies for the Goulburn and Broken areas this month.. Work is starting on a flood study for the Broken River floodplain (Lake

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
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Third Claremont killings charge laid

WA police have charged alleged Claremont serial killer Bradley Robert Edwards with a third murder, of 18-year-old Sarah Spiers in 1996.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
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Vic MP denies colleague butterknife threat

A Victorian Labor powerbroker has denied reports he threatened a colleague with a butterknife during a "robust exchange" at parliament house.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
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Israelis helped thwart NSW terror plot

Israeli intelligence helped thwart a Sydney-based terror plot to bring down an Etihad airliner in 2017, according to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
News

Mehajer electoral fraud case back in court

Sydney businessman Salim Mehajer has faced court again as he fights more than 100 charges related to the 2012 election that put him on Auburn City Council.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
News

Pair wanted over Vic tattoo shop shooting

Two gunmen wearing balaclavas have shot a man multiple times at a Melbourne tattoo parlour in what police say is a planned attack.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
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Deadly mass shooting galvanises students

The latest US mass shooting at a Florida high school has sparked an unprecedented lobbying effort by teens and their parents.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
News

Suicide attack at Montenegro US embassy

An attacker has thrown an explosive device at the US embassy in the Montenegrin capital Podgorica and then killed himself with another bomb.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
News

Trump advocates arming teachers

Donald Trump says armed teachers and security guards could frighten off potential school shooters and prevent student deaths.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
News

Energy dominates SA election campaign

Energy continues to be the hot issue on the South Australian election campaign, with Nick Xenophon calling for price cuts of 20 per cent.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
News

Bikies farewell Hawi at low-key funeral

Former bikie boss Mick Hawi, who rose to infamy for his role in a fatal brawl at Sydney Airport, has been buried in Rookwood Cemetery.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
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Cambodian leader to 'beat up' protesters

The Cambodian prime minister has warned he'll beat up protesters at a special Southeast Asia leaders summit in Sydney.

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AAP News
Feb 22 2018
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