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Demo launches airstrip

The NSW Mid Murray Rural Fire Service recently celebrated the official opening of Jerilderie’s new airstrip.. NSW RFS Senior Assistant Commissioner Bruce McDonald attended and said the airstrip would enable volunteers to provide an even greater

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Delaney Couro...
May 23 2017
Sport

Drovers dominate

It was a completely different Deni Drovers on Saturday according to coach Joe Gogarty with his side posting an impressive 27-0 win over reigning premier Wagga Waratahs at Kapooka Army Base in Wagga.. After a tight first half the Drovers gathered

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Jamie Lowe
May 23 2017
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Test to see if you have macular degeneration

Only an eye test can detect the early signs of macular degeneration, Australia’s leading cause of blindness and severe vision loss.. With one in seven Australians over 50 now having some evidence of the disease, Peter Thompson from Deniliquin

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Deniliquin Pa...
May 23 2017
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Timing is everything

Southern NSW faba bean growers are being urged to carefully consider paddock selection and plant in the recommended sowing window to maximise yield potential this season.. Research from the Grains Research and Development Corporation and NSW DPI

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Shepparton News
May 23 2017
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‘Living laboratory’ gets million dollar upgrade

A $2.8million upgrade of the University of Melbourne’s Dookie campus is expected to be completed by July, in time for an influx of 45 students in this year’s second semester.. The upgrade, funded by the university, includes improvements to 60

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Shepparton News
May 23 2017
Horticulture

Apple research update

The keynote speaker for this year’s Speed Updating conference run by Apple and Pear Australia will focus on robotics and automated harvesting.. Dan Steere from Abundant Robotics will be one of the main speakers at the Tasmania conference.. He is

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Shepparton News
May 23 2017
Water

Water security on the agenda

Water security was the topic of discussion at a Murray Dairy seminar in Katunga last Wednesday.. About 30 people attended the seminar where speakers from Goulburn-Murray Water, Waterpool and Kilter Rural talked about the seasonal outlook, ways to

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Shepparton News
May 23 2017
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Friday’s rain boosts May totals

After a recent dry spell of weather across northern Victoria and the southern Riverina, the heavens opened up last week with most of May’s rainfall falling on Friday.. The highest recorded rainfall was at Kerang, where its Friday to Sunday total

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Shepparton News
May 23 2017
News

Creightons Creek local frustrated by poor phone reception

If you’re trying to call, or have a conversation with, Creightons Creek local Jim Shovelton on his mobile phone, you might think he’s ignoring you or he just hung up.. But in fact, Mr Shovelton — who works as an agricultural consultant from

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Rodney Woods
May 23 2017
News

CFA restructure leads to anger, confusion

Anger and confusion has greeted the Victorian Government’s plans to restructure the Country Fire Authority, with claims of a lack of consultation and concerns about the implications on current procedures.. Under the changes, the CFA will become

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Alana Christe...
May 23 2017
Horticulture

Horticulture industry doesn't need more regulation: Farmers

Farmers have responded to news the Victorian Government is planning sweeping reforms to the labour hire industry, saying extra red tape is not necessary.. The planned changes come after an inquiry found rogue companies were underpaying workers

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Rodney Woods
May 23 2017
Rural

Cobram Pony Club event sees record numbers

Record numbers of entrants attended the Cobram District Pony Club’s 2017 Grade 5 and 6 Horse Trials and Fun Day held at Muckatah recently.. About 80 people competed on May 14 and, despite it being Mother’s Day, families swarmed through the

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Shepparton News
May 23 2017
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Careers day at Dookie...

Secondary school students tried their hands at a range of workshops designed to show them the diverse opportunities in agriculture at the Food and Fibre Careers Day at University of Melbourne’s Dookie campus last week.. More than 180 students in

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Shepparton News
May 23 2017
Livestock

VFF steps up its Q...

Q fever is costing the livestock industry weeks in productive work and millions of dollars across the supply chain due to a lack of understanding about the disease, according to a new VFF campaign.. The $100000 campaign spearheaded by the VFF

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Shepparton News
May 21 2017
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Mixed feelings about...

The VFF has reacted to last week’s federal budget with both praise and disappointment, with Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison receiving mixed reviews.. VFF president David Jochinke said he was pleased to see the Federal Government extend the scheme

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Alana Christe...
May 20 2017
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Manchester centre evacuated, then reopened

A shopping centre in Manchester has been evacuated after witnesses reported hearing a big bang, but it was later reopened.

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AAP News
May 23 2017
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IS claims responsibility for UK attack

Islamic State supporters have taken to social media sites to celebrate the Manchester attacks, but noone has claimed responsibilty yet.

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AAP News
May 23 2017
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First Nations summit starts in Uluru

The opening ceremony for the National Indigenous Constitutional Convention has kicked off in the central Australian community of Mutitjulu near Uluru.

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AAP News
May 23 2017
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Police arrest man over Manchester attack

British police have arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with a suicide bomb attack in Manchester, which killed 22 people and injured dozens at a concert.

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AAP News
May 23 2017
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An act of 'appalling, sickening cowardice'

Theresa May says a suicide bomber deliberately chose the place where he could cause "maximum carnage" when he detonated a bomb in Manchester.

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AAP News
May 23 2017
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Rolf Harris not giving evidence in trial

Rolf Harris would embrace children only when approached to do so, his former Australian tour manager has told a London jury in his indecent assault trial.

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AAP News
May 23 2017
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Trump denounces UK attack by 'evil losers'

US President Donald Trump has offered his "deepest condolences" to the victims of the Manchester bombing calling attackers "evil losers".

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AAP News
May 23 2017
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UK police reopen Victoria Coach Station

London's Victoria Coach Station and surrounding streets have reopened after police deemed a suspicious packaged found there to be safe.

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AAP News
May 23 2017
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Police criticised ahead of Lindt findings

The families of Lindt Cafe siege victims Katrina Dawson and Tori Johnson have slammed the police response to the crisis.

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AAP News
May 23 2017
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Twenty-two killed in UK suicide attack

UK police say 22 people, including children, have been killed in a suspected terror attack after a Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.

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AAP News
May 23 2017
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We'll learn from UK blast: Comm Games boss

The Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Organising Committee says Games' bosses will learn lessons from the bombing in Manchester.

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AAP News
May 23 2017
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