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Say thanks to local volunteers

THIS week is an opportunity to say thank you to our volunteers and acknowledge their vital contribution to the Heathcote community.. Across central Victoria, our volunteers really are the unsung heroes of our community.. Each and every day, our

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May 24 2018
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Note of caution after woman tricked by fake fifties

RESIDENTS are being urged to look out for fake $50 notes after a local was scammed.. A local woman sold a caravan and the purchasers paid with what Heathcote police are describing as a ‘significant amount’ of fake notes.. She only

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The McIvor Ti...
May 24 2018
Sport

Lawn bowlers defy weather for a social game

DESPITE the wintry conditions setting in, Heathcote Bowling Club is still seeing some good numbers turning up to play social bowls.. In cold and windy conditions on Wednesday, 12 hardy bowlers played three games of pairs. The winners were Chris Cail

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The McIvor Ti...
May 24 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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Vic farmer pleads guilty to fatal shooting

A Victorian farmer has pleaded guilty to manslaughter over a fatal shooting where he tripped on an eggplant and shot a friend in the head in front of his kids.

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AAP News
May 25 2018
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Controversy over ACT Reconciliation Day

Canberrans will mark the first Reconciliation Day public holiday with bush tucker, boomerang throwing and indigenous dance and musical performances.

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AAP News
May 25 2018
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US-Korea talks flop disappointing: Bishop

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has described as 'extremely disappointing' the cancellation of talks between the United States and North Korea.

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AAP News
May 25 2018
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AMP faces third shareholder class action

Embattled wealth manager AMP has been hit with a shareholder class action by Shine Lawyers, following revelations uncovered at the banking royal commission.

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AAP News
May 25 2018
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NSW man jailed for pregnant woman's murder

A man has been sentenced to at least 22-and-a-half years in prison for the frenzied, fatal stabbing of his heavily pregnant partner in Sydney in 2015.

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AAP News
May 25 2018
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Sugary drink tax inevitable, doctors say

Outgoing Australian Medical Association boss Michael Gannon says a tax on sugary drinks is inevitable as a way of combating obesity.

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AAP News
May 25 2018
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By-election battles overshadow parliament

Three days of House of Representatives sittings and Senate estimates next week will be overshadowed by an upcoming 'Super Saturday' of by-elections.

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AAP News
May 25 2018
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Vic to conserve flu shots for vulnerable

Unprecedented demand for the flu vaccine has created a shortage in Victoria, with authorities conserving supplies for those most at risk.

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AAP News
May 25 2018
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Greens senator Lee Rhiannon to quit early

Greens senator Lee Rhiannon will quit federal politics in mid-August, allowing Mehreen Faruqi to take her place in parliament earlier than expected.

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AAP News
May 25 2018
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Wilson stands down, Vicar takes charge

Adelaide's Vicar General Philip Marshall has taken charge of the Catholic Archdiocese of Adelaide, with Archbishop Philip Wilson standing aside.

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AAP News
May 25 2018
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NSW disability funding deal shows love: PM

Malcolm Turnbull has described a disability funding deal struck with the NSW government as an expression of love.

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AAP News
May 25 2018
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