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Irish Johannes Vermeer favourite for Cup victory

Irish stayer Johannes Vermeer has emerged as the horse to beat in the Caulfield Cup tomorrow.. The five year-old rocketed into favour with an eye-catching second in the Caulfield Stakes last Saturday.. He finished strongly to get within a half neck

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Jim Zealley
Oct 20 2017
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Engineer to build skills from Ireland, Swan Hill

Back home in Ireland, Oliver McNaulty ran his own structural engineering company for 12 years.. A work slowdown due to the global recession brought him to Australia where he found his niche in engineering, working for local government.. He’s

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Zoe McMaugh
Oct 20 2017
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Landy ‘bobs’ up to claim Borella Cup

Bob Landy claimed the Borella Cup on Saturday after scoring 39 points in the stableford event.. The effort also saw Landy claim the B grade win, finishing ahead of Graham Rothwell on 37.. In A grade it was Simon Tilders with 37 scraping home

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Jamie Lowe
Oct 20 2017
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Wide drill folds away tight win

A 24m wide drill able to fold to a transport width of 5.4m within minutes was awarded the coveted Henty Machine of the Year Award.. The 3420 PHD Paralink Hoe Drill, entered by Canadian manufacturer Bourgault, impressed judges with its unique folding

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Shepparton News
Oct 21 2017
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Food festival will bowl you over

The Numurkah Food Bowl Festival is dishing up a range of goodies as it enters its ninth year.. With something for everyone, the three-day festival is set to showcase all Numurkah has to offer.. ‘‘Numurkah is such a rare gem and if you

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Shepparton News
Oct 21 2017
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A taste of history

The history of the Dhurringile mansion will be explained and explored at the inaugural Heritage Open Day next weekend.. Residents and visitors to Greater Shepparton will have an opportunity to visit more than 40 places of historic interest, never

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Alana Christe...
Oct 20 2017
Water

SDL adjustment will deliver a ‘good result’

The Murray-Darling Basin Authority recently released our draft determination of the Sustainable Diversion Limit Adjustment Mechanism that finds 605Gl of water can remain in consumptive use and we can still achieve the environmental outcomes we want

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Shepparton News
Oct 20 2017
Livestock

Red and white wins the day

Undera’s Jasmine Cordy is the proud owner of the Interbreed Champion Senior Cow at this year’s Shepparton Agricultural Show.. Ms Cordy’s red and white Holstein, Lindon Artie Fire Kite, took out the major prize as well as the

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Rodney Woods
Oct 20 2017
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Nationals survive swing

Meticulous vote counting will continue after the weekend’s by-elections in three NSW electorates — but the victorious Nationals are now facing a less certain future.. The Nationals watched on nervously as the Shooters, Fishers and

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Shepparton News
Oct 20 2017
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Dairy recovery coming, but not soon

Modest improvement in dairy prices is on the way, but many northern Victorian farmers are facing low cash flow, Dairy Australia CEO, Ian Halliday said this week.. "Cash flow is still very tight and for most farmers I think it will take 12 to 18

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
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Concerns are heard

Southern NSW grain growers have explained to the Grains Research and Development Corporation’s Northern Regional Panel how issues such as a dry season, frosts, mice and irrigation water costs are reducing farm profitability.. Listening to

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
Water

Top tap water contest

Goulburn Valley Water will represent Victoria at the third Ixom Best Tap Water in Australia competition on Wednesday, October 18.. Hosted by the Water Industry Operators Association of Australia, the awards will be held in Launceston in Tasmani

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
Rural

Horses and riders in...

More than 100 riders descended on Tatura at the weekend, as part of the Shepparton Agricultural Show’s horse show.. The Hunter Rural Shepparton Agricultural Horse Show, held at Tatura Park, is the only local show of its kind where riders can

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
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Gardens feature...

Open Gardens Victoria is holding an open day for two gardens near Yea next month.. On Saturday and Sunday, November 4 and 5, Mareeba at Murrindindi and Candlebark at Limestone will be available for inspection.. Mareeba is a garden of exotic and

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
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Beer will be star of...

Oktoberfest will be back in Tooborac once more, with the Tooborac Hotel and Brewery hosting its sixth annual OkTOOBerfest Beer Festival next week.. Families, groups and friends are invited to enjoy the German tradition, with the hotel set to host

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Shepparton News
Oct 19 2017
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Hayes wins Caulfield Cup with own horse

Boom Time has caused an upset in the $3 million Caulfield Cup, surprising even his owner and trainer David Hayes.

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AAP News
Oct 21 2017
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Abe appears headed to win in Japan vote

Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is expected to win power in Sunday's election, polls indicate, with Japanese voters appearing to stick with what they know.

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AAP News
Oct 21 2017
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$6 million reward for unsolved Vic murders

Police in Victoria have announced $6 million in rewards as they investigate the unsolved murders of six women in Melbourne during the early 1980s.

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AAP News
Oct 21 2017
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Spanish PM to halt Catalan separatists

The Spanish government has secured opposition support to dissolve Catalonia's parliament and hold new elections there to defuse a push for independence.

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AAP News
Oct 21 2017
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PM-elect to focus on NZ wages, poverty

In her first sit-down interview, New Zealand Prime Minister-elect Jacinda Ardern has spoken of accountability and measures to hold a new government to account.

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AAP News
Oct 21 2017
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Actress 'scared to death' of Weinstein

An Italian actress, who wants to remain anonymous, alleges Harvey Weinstein "bullied" his way into her hotel room, dragged her into the bathroom and raped her.

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AAP News
Oct 21 2017
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Argentine protester's body identified

The family of Argentinian protester Santiago Maldonado are convinced a body found in a river is his, with reports police detained him before he went missing.

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AAP News
Oct 21 2017
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Postbox party urges millennials to vote

In the final weeks before the same-sex marriage postal survey officially closes, a social media campaign has launched in order to urge millennials to vote.

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AAP News
Oct 21 2017
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Mental health support for mums goes mobile

The government launched a new website and mobile app on Saturday aiming to promote the mental health of new mums and mums-to-be.

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AAP News
Oct 21 2017
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Chilean poet Neruda 'didn't die of cancer'

Chilean poet Pablo Neruda didn't die of cancer, an panel of experts says, amid speculation the writer was poisoned after the right-wing military coup in 1973.

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AAP News
Oct 21 2017
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Terrified Packer had $5b of debt: report

James Packer has reportedly admitted his engagement to Mariah Carey was a mistake and revealed he held $5 billion of debt in Crown and CPH just two years ago.

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AAP News
Oct 21 2017
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