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History goes up in flames

ONE of Heathcote’s most historic buildings was gutted by fire on Saturday morning.. The former Lake Hotel, now a private residence, on the corner of Heathcote-Nagambie Rd and the Northern Hwy caught fire at about 10am. It took two local units

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The McIvor Ti...
Apr 19 2018
Sport

Golf report

A TOTAL of 48 men and five ladies took part in a stableford event at the Axedale Golf Club on Saturday, April 14. The event was sponsored by David and Roz Yum.. Men’s event:. In division one, for handicaps of 0-17, the winner was David Baillie

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Apr 19 2018
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Thieves force taxis off the local roads

HEATHCOTE’S taxi service was forced off the road on Monday after thieves broke into its High St office at the weekend.. The thieves ransacked the office, stealing laptops, cash, car keys and a safe.. “A lot of the things they took were

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The McIvor Ti...
Apr 19 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
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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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Rat of Tobruk honours mates killed in sand

One of the last surviving Rats of Tobruk will address the Anzac Day national ceremony in Canberra.

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AAP News
Apr 25 2018
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Thousands remember Anzac fallen in Hobart

Thousands gathered at the Hobart Cenotaph for the annual Anzac Day dawn service to pay their respects to the fallen.

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AAP News
Apr 25 2018
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Children join thousands at Anzac services

A large number of children have joined thousands at Anzac Day dawn services across Australia, marking the 103rd anniversary of the landing at Gallipoli.

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AAP News
Apr 25 2018
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SA Anzac service: women need recognition

Crowds gathered at the South Australian dawn service have heard there is more work to be done in recognising the service of women to Australia's armed forces.

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AAP News
Apr 25 2018
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Bishop confirms Harris not Canberra bound

The Trump administration has notified Foreign Minister Julie Bishop Admiral Harry Harris won't be the next US Ambassador to Australia.

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AAP News
Apr 25 2018
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Thousands flock to Melbourne Anzac service

Tens of thousands of people have flocked to Melbourne's Shrine of Remembrance for the traditional Anzac Day dawn service.

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AAP News
Apr 25 2018
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Crossbenchers have fresh look at tax cuts

The Centre Alliance senators are giving the Turnbull government's company tax cuts a fresh look after meetings with top officials.

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AAP News
Apr 25 2018
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Canberra service reflects on sacrifice

Reflecting on a century of sacrifice for freedom, a crowd of 38,000 gathered to commemorate Anzac Day at the dawn service in Canberra.

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AAP News
Apr 25 2018
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Queenslanders honoured at dawn service

Queenslanders who died at war have been honoured for their sacrifice during a moving dawn service in Brisbane's Anzac Square.

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AAP News
Apr 25 2018
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Cosby lawyers rebuked after 'liar' attack

Bill Cosby's lawyers called Andrea Constand, who has accused the entertainer of sexual assault, a "pathological liar" during closing arguments at his trial.

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AAP News
Apr 25 2018
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Harry Harris to Sth Korea, not Australia

Admiral Harry Harris, an outspoken critic of China and North Korea, is now likely to be the US Ambassador to South Korea not Australia.

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AAP News
Apr 25 2018
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