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New ‘Local’ office officially opened

Government officials and industry partners were given a behind the scenes look at the new Murray Local Land Services office in Deniliquin on Monday.. The consolidated office in Charlotte St was officially opened by NSW Member for Murray Austin

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Zoe McMaugh
Dec 15 2017
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Water tower main repaired

Edward River Council said with repairs made to a burst water main at Memorial Park on Monday, it is confident it is now ‘‘structurally sound’’.. The 300mm asbestos pipe water main broke early Monday morning, flooding Memorial

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Deniliquin Pa...
Dec 15 2017
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Scary discovery is just a ‘mouse’

What turned out to be a mouse spider was still enough to send shivers down the spine of those who saw it last week.. Blighty couple Alan and Rynn Bier found the spider at their property, ‘Yebna Cottage’, and immediately thought it was

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Jamie Lowe
Dec 13 2017
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Cropping

Blue-green algae warning

Goulburn-Murray Water is warning the public to avoid direct contact with water in Lake Eppalock and Cairn Curran Reservoir after monitoring detected high levels of blue-green algae.. Warning signs will be positioned at major recreational areas

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Rodney Woods
Dec 15 2017
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Sheep get a makeover

Filmed by Joy the Sheep, these beautified sheep are looking very glamorous!

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Shepparton News
Dec 15 2017
Water

Seasonal determination update

The Resource Manager for northern Victoria today updated the 2017/18 seasonal determinations.. The low-reliability water shares (LRWS) seasonal determination in the Broken system increases from 63 per cent to 100 per cent. The Broken system also has

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Shepparton News
Dec 15 2017
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Scholarships offered

Young people from regional Victoria looking to undertake vocational education or training have the opportunity to apply for a new scholarship.. The Rural Chances scholarship is an initiative of the Macpherson Smith Rural Foundation and is available

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Shepparton News
Dec 15 2017
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Calls for "fair dinkum" review of the basin plan

Murray River Group of Council have called for a ‘‘fair dinkum’’ examination of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan at the upcoming Ministerial Council meeting.. Chair of the six council group, and Campaspe Shire mayor, Adrian

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Alana Christe...
Dec 15 2017
Cropping

Take steps to reduce grain moisture

Recent heavy rainfall through parts of the southern cropping region is likely to result in growers having to deal with grain going into storage with high moisture content.. High moisture in stored grain can lead to mould and insect growth, so

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Shepparton News
Dec 15 2017
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Data added

Farmers in the Riverine Plains region now have free access to two additional weather stations and moisture probes, installed at Bungeet and Miepoll.. The installation is part of a project facilitated by Riverine Plains.. Research and extension

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Shepparton News
Dec 14 2017
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April 22, 1991: Catch of a lifetime didn't get away!

Catching a 20kg Murray Cod is a little like a hole in one at golf - that does not happen every day and for some, try as they may it never happens. . But a Mooroopna boy and his two Shepparton mates have the cod in the bag, well, in the freezer at

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Shepparton News
Dec 14 2017
Livestock

Virtual bar for sheep

Virtual fencing for spatial grazing of sheep could potentially unlock profitability gains and practical benefits for southern mixed farmers.. With virtual fencing technology for cattle expected to be released in the near future, work is under way to

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Shepparton News
Dec 14 2017
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Euroa rodeo set to...

More than 10 years since it hosted its last rodeo, Euroa is gearing up to join the Australian Pro Rodeo Association circuit with a huge event next year.. Euroa Pro Rodeo committee member Troy Spencer said the town hosted its last rodeo in 2005 and

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Shepparton News
Dec 14 2017
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Synergies between rice...

Partnerships between ecology and food production will be highlighted at a field trip and workshop in Deniliquin next month.. The main discussion point will be the ecological benefits of rice growing, in particular the synergies between rice and frog

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Rodney Woods
Dec 14 2017
Viticulture

Cool start to December...

It has been a relatively cool start to December after one of the warmest spells during the latter half of November over Tasmania, Victoria, South Australia and the southern half of NSW.. Melbourne has had below normal maximum temperatures for the

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Peter Nelson
Dec 14 2017
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Govt majority rests on Bennelong

The voters of Bennelong will decide whether Malcolm Turnbull and his government hold on to their one-seat majority in parliament.

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AAP News
Dec 16 2017
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Tradition at the heart of royal romance

Royal weddings and traditions are a match made in heaven, with plenty of time-honoured rituals expected at the nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

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AAP News
Dec 16 2017
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William in a bind over brother's wedding

Prince William may be in an awkward spot, with Prince Harry set to marry Meghan Markle on the same day as a the biggest English sporting event of the year.

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AAP News
Dec 16 2017
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Anglican Church says culture has changed

The head of the Anglican Church in Australia says the child abuse royal commission has already led to changes.

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AAP News
Dec 15 2017
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Vic jail authorities fined $300k for riot

Victorian prison authorities have been fined hundreds of thousands of dollars over the state's worst prison riot in 2015.

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AAP News
Dec 15 2017
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NSW man in court over alleged sex assaults

A BDSM enthusiast has faced a Sydney court as he fights allegations he sexually assaulted two women he met through an online fetish forum.

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AAP News
Dec 15 2017
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Puppy farming outlawed in Victoria

A law banning puppy farming has passed Victorian parliament and dog welfare advocates are celebrating.

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AAP News
Dec 15 2017
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Court allows Perre family Christmas cheer

A court has rejected a prosecution bid to prevent three members of the Perre family having contact with each other after being charged with drug offences.

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AAP News
Dec 15 2017
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PM seeks swift response to abuse report

The federal government expects all institutions and states to respond quickly to the royal commission report's final report on child sex abuse in institutions.

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AAP News
Dec 15 2017
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Better times ahead for Orica: Calderon

Predictions of better prices and an improved outlook for chemical shipments have helped lift shares in explosives giant Orica.

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AAP News
Dec 15 2017
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Winds test crews battling California fires

A firefighter has been killed while tackling the Thomas Fire in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties as California continues to burn.

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AAP News
Dec 15 2017
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