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Brandi bringing his literary magic here

HEATHCOTE library will play host to the emerging Victorian author Mark Brandi on Friday, June 22, from 2pm-3pm, as part of the High Road to Reading program.. Mark will be talking about his award-winning debut novel Wimmera and its connection to his

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The McIvor Ti...
Jun 14 2018
Sport

Golf report

A TOTAL of 34 men competed in a 27-Hole Canadian Foursome Championship on Saturday at Axedale Golf Club, while 18 men competed over 18-Holes.. The Canadian Foursome Championship for the ladies had 14 contenders, with all events sponsored by MLC

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Jun 14 2018
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Hub is helping young children

HEATHCOTE’S Children’s Hub – Bunbunarik – recently launched the 2018 Early Years Language and Literacy program, aimed at supporting children in their formative years.. The program is the first of a series of services to be

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The McIvor Ti...
Jun 14 2018
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Rural News
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
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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
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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
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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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Former NSW union official jailed for fraud

Former NSW union boss Derrick Belan has been jailed for defrauding the National Union of Workers of hundreds of thousands of dollars over several years.

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AAP News
Jun 18 2018
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Question time in federal parliament

What we learned, heard and were amused by in question time on Monday.

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AAP News
Jun 18 2018
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Wayne Swan wins Labor presidency race

Former treasurer Wayne Swan has claimed victory in the race to be Labor's next national president, defeating incumbent Mark Butler.

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AAP News
Jun 18 2018
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Google invests in Chinese e-commerce giant

Google is stepping up its investments in Asia and will spend $US550m for a one per cent stake in Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com.

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AAP News
Jun 18 2018
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'Cyborg justice' for Opal card biohacker

A man who implanted an electronic train ticket into his arm has had his conviction overturned by a Sydney court.

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AAP News
Jun 18 2018
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Five dead following US border car chase

Five immigrants have died after a vehicle packed with 14 passengers flipped at high speed while being chased by border patrol agents in southern Texas.

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AAP News
Jun 18 2018
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Rinehart makes $390m bid for Atlas Iron

Gina Rinehart's Hancock Prospecting has joined the bidding war for Atlas Iron with an offer that values the junior miner at $390 million.

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AAP News
Jun 18 2018
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Cost of living the focus for NSW budget

NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet says cost of living will be "front and centre" of this week's NSW budget.

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AAP News
Jun 18 2018
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Magistrate's husband didn't look for fight

A Queensland magistrate's husband, who's accused of assaulting a neighbour when an ongoing feud escalated, claims he never went looking for trouble.

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AAP News
Jun 18 2018
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Further signs of slowing housing market

The Australian housing market looks to be losing its steam, with auction clearance rates falling to 56.9 per cent last week from 66.7 per cent a year earlier.

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AAP News
Jun 18 2018
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Melania 'hates' to see families separated

Melania Trump has waded into the immigration debate saying she hates seeing children separated from their families and hopes the US can govern with heart.

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AAP News
Jun 18 2018
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