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Bell rings out hope for 2018

HEATHCOTE Football Club coach Luke Bell is confident his side is on the right track as the club aims to play finals for the first time since 2013.. “The feeling around the club has been really good, some really good numbers at training

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Feb 14 2018
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Putting family fun into town planning

THIS Friday is your chance as a Heathcote local to have a say on the development of the Heathcote Township Plan and learn about other Council projects at the Summer Family Fun Day.. The Fun Day will be held at Barrack Reserve from 3.30pm to 7pm and

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Feb 14 2018
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Katie promises a classical night out

KATIE Kim understands people in country towns aren’t often aren’t interested in classical music — but she is on a mission to change that.. Katie is bringing a flute show to Heathcote — her former home town — and will

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The McIvor Ti...
Feb 14 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 puts dogs at risk

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 buyers the information they seek

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 studies

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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Bite victim identified

The heavily pregnant woman killed after a suspected snake bite in Western Australia’s mid-west region has been identified as Sinita Martin.. Ms Martin, 27, was bitten outside her home in Meekatharra last Monday night and taken to hospital

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
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Mangoes hit our phones

Mango lovers rejoice — an Australian mango grower-led social media campaign has resulted in the release of the very first mango emoji.. Funded through Hort Innovation during 2016-17 with the tag #mangoemojiplease, emoji authority Unicode

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
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Dairy tour to visit Goulburn Valley

Goulburn Ovens Institute of TAFE is set to welcome a delegation of dairy representatives from India next week.. GOTAFE secured the contract to deliver the study tour with the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB).. The delegation has been drawn

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Shepparton News
Feb 16 2018
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Another bank bites the...

Rochester’s ANZ branch will become the fourth northern Victorian bank to close in nine months, after it was announced it will close on April 24.. An ANZ spokesperson said customers had changed the way they banked in recent years, with more

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Shepparton News
Feb 16 2018
Viticulture

2018 the Year of the...

Come this Friday, we start an entire year that is about ME. If last year was the year of the Donald, this one is the Year of the Dog.. And I have 1.8 billion Chinese people almost entirely focussed on me and my extraordinary qualities, to which they

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The General
Feb 16 2018
Livestock

VFF: no viable Cattle...

A committee established following a Senate inquiry into the cattle industry has failed to deliver a viable solution for the restructure of the Cattle Council of Australia, according to the VFF.. The VFF met with a number of state farming

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Shepparton News
Feb 16 2018
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Tough retail times will persist, warns RBA

The central bank is still worried about weak spending and low inflation, the minutes of its latest monetary policy meeting show.

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AAP News
Feb 20 2018
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Bernadi's Batman bid dismissed by Labor

The Australian Conservatives party has announced a candidate for the federal Batman by-election in Melbourne.

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AAP News
Feb 20 2018
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Vic rampage accused denies other charges

Accused Bourke Street rampage driver Dimitrious Gargasoulas has pleaded not guilty to a raft of unrelated charges in Melbourne.

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AAP News
Feb 20 2018
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Vic Labor shrugs off talk of China links

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has labelled "a joke" reports linking one of his Labor MPs to a group allegedly involved with the Chinese Communist Party.

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AAP News
Feb 20 2018
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Premier promises SA internet upgrade

A re-elected Labor Government would make Adelaide the home of Australia's fastest internet, Premier Jay Weatherill says.

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AAP News
Feb 20 2018
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Cops dig up NSW farm over gangland case

Police believe the body of Raphael Joseph, who had faced charges over a gangland killing, could be buried at a property in Sydney's northwest.

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AAP News
Feb 20 2018
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Godfreys cleanup ordered as sales slide

Vacuum retailer Godfreys CEO Jason Gowie has pledged to turn around the business' ailing fortunes, as the company posted a $59 million half-year loss.

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AAP News
Feb 20 2018
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IS recruiter's wife case goes ahead

The Sydney wife of an Islamic State extremist accused of refusing to stand for a judge on religious grounds has failed in a bid to have her charges quashed.

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AAP News
Feb 20 2018
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Super Retail misses market expectations

Super Retail Group's shares have plunged after it unveiled a three per cent fall in first-half profit and its planned acquisition of Macpac for $A135 million.

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AAP News
Feb 20 2018
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Seven West profit up, but dividend on hold

Seven West Media's first-half profit has risen to $100.7 million from $12.4 million a year ago, but the company has put its dividend on hold.

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AAP News
Feb 20 2018
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Organ transplants reach 10,000 Aussies

The number of Australians receiving an organ transplant under a 2009 program to boost donations surpassed 10,000 last year.

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AAP News
Feb 20 2018
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