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Students plant for future

Newly-planted natives plants now line Murchison’s Meteorite Park thanks to the efforts of Murchison Primary School and Preschool.. The children gathered at the park with their families and representatives of Murchison and District Historical

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Tatura Guardian
Jun 28 2017
Sport

Rennie leads side to glory

A-grade. The top two teams met in the A-grade grand final and the contest had plenty of action from the first minute, with strong passing and good court movement by players of both teams.. Matt Rennie was first to record points for Celtic but

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Tatura Guardian
Jun 28 2017
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Beds will be funded: Minister

The Health Minister has said in Victorian Parliament the redeveloped Goulburn Valley Health would not see a reduction in beds in the paediatrics ward.. A report earlier this month from The News confirmed there was uncertainty from the Department of

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Tatura Guardian
Jun 28 2017
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Eagles killed

Up to 20 protected wedge-tailed eagles have been ‘possibly shot’ or poisoned and then dumped in parkland in Victoria.. The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning says the latest discovery of four carcases in Black Range State Forest

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Shepparton News
Jun 29 2017
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Chilly -4 deg Saturday start

Keep the hot water bottle close by because Saturday morning is set to be a chiller.. Forecasters are predicting a chilly start to July with a minimum of minus four degrees set for Shepparton in the early hours of Saturday morning.. Bureau of

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Shepparton News
Jun 29 2017
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Blackened beef sirloin, pumpkin, broccolini and coucous

Blackened Beef Sirloin with Pumpkin, Broccolini and Couscous. Serves four.. Ingredients:. 4 350g beef sirloin steaks, trimmed. 1 tsp ground cumin. 1 tsp ground coriander. 1 tsp garlic powder. 1 lime, zested and juiced. cup olive oil. 500g butternut

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Shepparton News
Jun 29 2017
Water

Plan comment sought

A plan to protect groundwater resources in a region stretching from the Great Dividing Range near Wallan to the Murray River at Barmah is now open for public comment.. Public drop-in sessions and feedback forms have been organised to encourage

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Shepparton News
Jun 29 2017
Livestock

Farmers hear latest on beef

One hundred beef producers from across north-east Victoria attended the 2017 BetterBeef Conference at Alexandra last week.. BetterBeef Project acting leader Bindi Hunter said this year’s conference was one of three beef conferences happening

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Shepparton News
Jun 29 2017
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Inquiry says halt move

A Senate inquiry into the location of Federal Government departments has recommended the move of the Australian Pest and Veterinary Medicines Authority be temporarily halted.. The committee is asking that in future, proposals to move government

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Shepparton News
Jun 29 2017
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Scaling new heights

Australian Army Reserve lieutenant, Aid Agency ‘civilian’ and Mount Everest conqueror are all titles to describe Mark ‘Squiz’ Squirrell.. Mr Squirrell was the guest speaker at a Murray Dairy event in Shepparton last week, where he talked

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Rodney Woods
Jun 29 2017
Livestock

Sheep show open

Entries are now open for the 2017 Royal Melbourne Show Sheep Competition, with the Hampshire Down Feature Show set to be a highlight of the program.. Conducted by The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria, the Royal Melbourne Show Sheep Competition

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Shepparton News
Jun 28 2017
Dairy

Taking study to next level

Charles Sturt University student Rebecca Wyper is passionate about the dairy industry and, through the help of Murray Dairy, she has been able to grow her passion into a successful career.. The 25-year-old has been working full-time with the Murray

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Shepparton News
Jun 28 2017
Livestock

Fur and feathers on...

The Melbourne Showgrounds will be the place to be next month if you love alpacas or poultry.. That’s because the Royal Melbourne Alpaca Show and Royal Melbourne Poultry Show’s will be held across the weekend of July 8 and 9.. The two breeds of

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Shepparton News
Jun 28 2017
Dairy

Outlook still positive

The value of agriculture has hit a new high but it’s not likely to last for long, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Agriculture and Resource Economics and Sciences Agricultural Commodities Report.. The report, released last week, said

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Shepparton News
Jun 28 2017
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Dingo plan welcomed

Victorian farmers are relieved Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford has committed not to release dingoes into the wild.. The VFF was concerned the Victorian Government’s revamped Wild Dog Management Advisory Committee risked diluting any attempt to

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Shepparton News
Jun 28 2017
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US to try accused Bali bomb mastermind

A 53-year-old Indonesian man accused of being the operational mastermind of Jemaah Islamiyah and the Bali nightclub bombings will be tried in Guantanamo Bay.

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AAP News
Jun 29 2017
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Financial aspirations tarnished by reality

Paying off the mortgage, having a pile of super on retirement and an annual holiday abroad are seen by many as having 'made it' in life.

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AAP News
Jun 29 2017
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George Pell denies sex allegations

Cardinal George Pell has declared he will fight to clear his name after being charged with multiple historical sexual assault offences.

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AAP News
Jun 29 2017
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Celebration and protests as Xi visits HK

A massive security presence is expected as President Xi Jinping arrives in Hong Kong on to celebrate its 20th anniversary of Chinese rule.

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AAP News
Jun 29 2017
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Blue in the Liberals as Greens see red

There are similarities between internal warfare within the Greens and the Liberal Party, which could influence the result of the next federal election.

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AAP News
Jun 29 2017
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Dozen GST proposals from WA government

The WA government wants the GST carve-up to be done on a per capita basis and has also made 11 other proposals to the Productivity Commission.

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AAP News
Jun 29 2017
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SA man jailed over murder

An SA man has been jailed for 20 years for the murder of his partner after a heated row between the pair.

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AAP News
Jun 29 2017
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NSW Stolen Generations lesson to continue

A controversial school lesson which aims to teach children about the Stolen Generation has received backlash after some parents called it "emotional abuse".

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AAP News
Jun 29 2017
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Balmy start to spring forecast for Aust

The Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting a warm start to spring for most parts of Australia.

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AAP News
Jun 29 2017
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Newman calls for Turnbull to resign

Former Queensland premier Campbell Newman says Malcolm Turnbull must resign for the good of the Liberal Party and the Coalition government.

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AAP News
Jun 29 2017
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ANZ concerned SA banks levy starts a trend

ANZ bank says the South Australian Labor government's bank levy effectively penalises shareholders and customers outside the state.

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AAP News
Jun 29 2017
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