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Hanson, Vowles a pair of champs

ROD Hanson (s) and Sharyn Vowles took out the mixed pairs championship at Heathcote Bowling Club on Sunday.. The event was contested by 10 teams playing three games of 10 ends.. Hanson and Vowles were the winners on the points system. The club

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May 17 2018
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Fires can still ‘get out of control quickly’

WHILE it’s been a quiet week for the Heathcote CFA, captain Carl Watkins said the end of the fire danger period (FDP) for the City of Greater Bendigo doesn’t mean it’s safe to light up.. The FDP has officially ended for residents

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May 17 2018
Sport

Hawks prove a formidable foe

WHILE Colbinabbin’s senior footballers were unable to maintain their undefeated status, the club’s A grade netballers continued their unbeaten streak defeating a determined and aerial Huntly side.. Again, our junior netballers and

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May 17 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
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
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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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AGL rejects Alinta's $250m Liddell bid

AGL has turned down Alinta Energy's $250 million offer to buy the Liddell Power Station and reaffirmed its decision to close the NSW plant in 2022.

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AAP News
May 21 2018
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US calls in shared EU interests on Iran

A US State Department official says it's hoped shared interests with the European Union could form a base from which to work from with Iran negotiations.

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AAP News
May 21 2018
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Hillsong, Lamar win early Billboard awards

Hillsong Worship has won the top Christian song category for What A Beautiful Name before the main event at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas.

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AAP News
May 21 2018
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Cost of second M1 'must be determined'

The Infrastructure Association of Queensland has called for the state government to determine the correct cost of a second M1 highway.

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AAP News
May 21 2018
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MP confident in her sheep export ban push

Liberal MP Sussan Ley is confident her private bill to ban live sheep exports to the Middle East already has the support of two government colleagues.

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AAP News
May 21 2018
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S. Korea, US to work closely on summit

US President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in are working to salvage the summit with the North Korean leader in the wake of his about-face.

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AAP News
May 21 2018
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Britain basks in royal wedding afterglow

Britain is basking in the afterglow of the royal wedding but all eyes will now be on Prince Harry and Meghan's first official event in two days' time.

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AAP News
May 21 2018
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Trump seeks probe on campaign surveillance

US President Donald Trump has used Twitter to ask the Department of Justice to investigate if his 2016 election campaign was surveilled.

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AAP News
May 21 2018
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US, China put trade war on hold: Mnuchin

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the US and China are putting their trade war on hold as Beijing agreed to increase imports to address trade imbalances.

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AAP News
May 21 2018
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Alan Jones to give evidence for third day

Alan Jones is set to take the Brisbane Supreme Court witness box for the third day as he defends himself in a multi-million dollar defamation lawsuit.

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AAP News
May 21 2018
News

Cuba plane crash safety complaint claims

Mexican authorities will carry out an operational audit of Damojh airlines, the company whose Boeing 737 crashed in Havana on Friday, killing 110 people.

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AAP News
May 20 2018
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