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SES on hunt for training cars

Kris Parker is in the market for a new car, but rather than the modern conveniences he only cares about two things.. It must have tyres and a steering wheel.. The Tatura SES Deputy Controller of Operations is asking for community members to donate

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Tatura Guardian
Sep 19 2017
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Collection recognised

Tatura Museum’s wartime camps collection has been officially been added to the Victorian Heritage Register where there are 1700 pieces now recognised by the Heritage Council of Victoria.. Tatura Historical Society president Steve Barnard said

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Tara Whitsed
Sep 19 2017
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Fun for the family

Tatura’s Community Market is on again this weekend, so head down to St Mary’s Hall in Hogan St for a great family day out.. Tatura Community Market manager Leeane Button said previous markets held at the new venue had been successful and

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Tatura Guardian
Sep 19 2017
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Cropping

Take care to avoid fires

Green or damp hay encourages elements like bacteria and fungi to grow and decompose.. A series of complex biological and chemical reactions can then cause a build-up that allows hay to heat.. This can produce flammable gasses which may ignite.. The

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Shepparton News
Sep 20 2017
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195 Cobram abattoir workers sacked

ALMOST 200 local abattoir memories have been made redundant after being shelved on indefinite shutdown since March.. JBS – the Brazilian-based largest red meat processor in the world – first shut down its Cobram works in March because of

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Shepparton News
Sep 20 2017
Cropping

Field day tackles best quality silage

Producing the best quality silage was the topic of a recent field day held at Murray Goulburn Trading’s Numurkah site.. The day allowed farmers, contractors and manufacturers to come together to discuss the best ways to inoculate silage

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Shepparton News
Sep 20 2017
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Champagne and Scallop Risotto

Champagne and Scallop Risotto. Serves four. Ingredients:. 20g butter. 1 leek, finely sliced. 2 cloves garlic, crushed. 2 cups arborio rice. 1 cup champagne or white wine. 3 cups chicken stock, boiling. 2 cups milk, heated until just boiling. 1 tbsp

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Shepparton News
Sep 20 2017
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Amnesty draws guns

More than 200 firearms have been surrendered in Victoria in the first two months of the National Firearms Amnesty.. Owners have handed in 2150 rifles, shotguns and handguns as well as a number of knives, imitation firearms and quantities of

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Shepparton News
Sep 20 2017
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Snakes sneaking into urban areas

The warmer weather is likely to see the emergence of more snakes, and rural veterinarians are gearing up for an influx of bitten pets.. A recent survey carried out by University of Melbourne found the most common victims in urban Melbourne were

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Shepparton News
Sep 20 2017
Viticulture

Heavy rain and storms likely from November to January

The first 16 days in Benalla this month has been the coldest in September since 1969.. The mean temperature of 9.3 degrees was the lowest since the 8.6 was recorded in Benalla for the first 16 days of September 1969.. Widespread heavy frosts were

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Peter Nelson
Sep 20 2017
Cropping

Inoculant can help save your hay

Current seasonal conditions have highlighted the problem of showery weather and high humidity causing difficulty with hay-making due to crops being unable to dry sufficiently to be baled in these conditions.. Continued turning for drying purposes

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Shepparton News
Sep 20 2017
Horticulture

Weeding out dodgy operators

A new watchdog will head the toughest labour hire scheme in Australia under a crackdown on dodgy operators by the Victorian Government.. The laws, to be put to parliament by the end of the year, are in response to an investigation that uncovered

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Shepparton News
Sep 20 2017
Water

High price expected

A 609ha property owned by the late Michael Burston, a noted cattle man and Order of Australia recipient, is expected to fetch upwards of $4.75million when it goes under the hammer on October 6.. The property, dubbed East Mount Ada, is held over 22

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Shepparton News
Sep 20 2017
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Young voices heard

Murray Bennett of Landmark in Wangaratta is the 2017 ALPA Victorian Young Auctioneers Competition winner.. Joe Allen, from Elders in Euroa, was runner-up, and both men will represent Victoria at the 2018 ALPA National Young Auctioneers Competition

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Shepparton News
Sep 20 2017
Dairy

Pint-sized cattle dog...

So Steve, tell us all about Billie.. Billie has no idea that he is little, and he always has to be around the action. Even though he is actually Hamish’s dog, he spends most of the day with me out on the farm. He loves to run through the

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Shepparton News
Sep 20 2017
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OECD calls for cautious approach to rates

The OECD has warned central banks to take a cautious approach to raising interest rates.

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AAP News
Sep 21 2017
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Details of Vic assisted dying law due

Health Minister Jill Hennessy is expected to give her speech and second reading of the assisted dying scheme bill in Victorian parliament.

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AAP News
Sep 21 2017
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Deal with energy issues separately: ACCC

Prime MInister Malcolm Turnbull has been advised to keep the debate about power bills separate to that of meeting Australia's emissions targets.

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AAP News
Sep 21 2017
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Senior Gold Coast cop in court for perjury

Senior Gold Coast police officer, Superintendent Michelle Stenner, is due to face the Brisbane Magistrates Court charged with perjury and misconduct offences.

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AAP News
Sep 21 2017
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OECD says caution needed in raising rates

The OECD has warned central banks to tread carefully when raising interest rates, questioning the sustainability of the global economic expansion.

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AAP News
Sep 20 2017
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Rugby chief Pulver faces Senate grilling

Australian Rugby Union chief Bill Pulver faced a grilling over the axing of the Western Force and future of the sport at a Senate hearing in Perth.

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AAP News
Sep 20 2017
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Salt Creek attacker appeals sentence

The appeal against the sentencing of the Salt Creek attacker Roman Heinze has begun in Adelaide.

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AAP News
Sep 20 2017
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No public inquest for Wye River fire

A public inquest will not be held into a bushfire that destroyed 116 homes on Victoria's surf coast on Christmas Day 2015.

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AAP News
Sep 20 2017
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Prince Andrew's leg up for entrepreneurs

Prince Andrew has launched the Australian semi-final of his global competition for budding entrepreneurs.

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AAP News
Sep 20 2017
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Man who saw Finn car 'feared for life'

A man has told the Shirley Finn inquest he saw a small green car next to her vehicle on the day her body was found and a policeman told him to "watch his back".

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AAP News
Sep 20 2017
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Trust key to staying in power: Qld premier

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has highlighted the importance of building trust with voters in her State of the State speech.

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AAP News
Sep 20 2017
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