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Large fig tree to go

A diseased Moreton Bay fig tree is to be removed from the Waring Gardens over coming days.. Located in the middle of the park behind the Harrison St toilets, Edward River Council has confirmed it will be replaced with a healthier tree.. The tree

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Mar 26 2017
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Her Mum, Dad and brother murdered

Karla Brooks was just six years old when her parents and older brother were shot dead in the Millewa State Forest near Deniliquin in March 2000.. She spoke exclusively to the Pastoral Times this week — the first time she’s spoken publicly on the

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Zoe McMaugh
Mar 26 2017
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$250,000 still in place for info.

A $250,000 reward is still on offer for information leading to the conviction of a person or persons responsible for the murder of Steven and Barbara Brooks and Stacie Willoughby.. Thursday last week marked the anniversary of when 34 year-old

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Zoe McMaugh
Mar 26 2017
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GMA board resolution

Game Management Authority chair Brian Hine has welcomed the decision to extend his appointment just four months into the job, as he now turns his focus to the the possibility of leading the authority with an entirely new board.. Mr Hine will lead

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Alana Christe...
Mar 26 2017
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GRDC holds meetings

Grain growers and agronomists in southern NSW are being invited to a series of regional meetings run by the Grains Research and Development Corporation.. The meetings — including those in Finley, Mulwala and Temora — have been initiated by the

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Shepparton News
Mar 26 2017
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Farmers feel upbeat about the new year

Victorian farmers have started 2017 on a positive note, with four out of five expecting this year to be similar to, or even better than, the last.. But low wheat prices have put a dent in grain grower confidence, although buffered by the bumper

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Shepparton News
Mar 26 2017
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Good health can lift happiness

New research released to coincide with the International Day of Happiness (March 20) reveals that when we feel good about ourselves physically, it can lead to us taking greater care of other areas in our life, shifting momentum to a happier you

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Shepparton News
Mar 25 2017
Livestock

Call to confine RSPCA to domestic cases

The VFF has called on the Victorian Government to prevent animal activist groups from gaining the power to police farm practices in a submission to a parliamentary inquiry into the Victorian branch of the RSPCA.. The organisation urged the

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Shepparton News
Mar 25 2017
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Farmer wants answers over aerodrome

A sixth-generation Pine Lodge farmer is concerned his property is the preferred site for the potential relocation of the Shepparton Aerodrome.. Pork producer John Laws says the future of his farm might be ‘‘up in the air’’ after he was last

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Shepparton News
Mar 25 2017
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Carp on the rise

A leading river systems expert says unregulated flooding and increased environmental flows will also increase the numbers of invasive fish species such as carp.. Dr John Conallin said the current Murray-Darling Basin Plan approach of inundating

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Shepparton News
Mar 24 2017
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Soil innovator visits region

The country’s future agricultural innovators are among those who heard from one of the world’s best soil farmers recently.. Rick Bieber from South Dakota in the United States visited the Pine Lodge farm of David Cook as part of his Australian

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Shepparton News
Mar 24 2017
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Blue-green algae warning

Goulburn-Murray Water (GMW) is warning the public to avoid direct contact with water in various locations within the Central Goulburn and Loddon Valley Irrigation Areas after monitoring detected high levels of blue-green algae.. The following

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Shepparton News
Mar 24 2017
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Grain interest high in...

The recent Australian Grains Industry Conference event in Shanghai, China was sold out, which demonstrates strong interest in China for Australian grains, according to Grain Trade Australia.. AGIC Asia returned to China after two successful AGIC

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Shepparton News
Mar 24 2017
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New chair announced

Murray Goulburn Co-operative has announced the appointment of John Spark as chairman with effect from April 1 and the retirement of Philip Tracy from the chairmanship and board on March 31.. Mr Spark will join the boards of Murray Goulburn and

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Shepparton News
Mar 24 2017
Livestock

Taminick stud holds...

Witherswood Angus, based in Taminick, was expecting a high level of interest for its sale on Tuesday, March 21 at which 71 bulls were to go under the hammer.. Stud manager Ian Peake said many of the bulls, ranging from 18 to 22 months old, came from

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Shepparton News
Mar 23 2017
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Grant Denyer walks from Vic rally crash

TV host and Gold Logie nominee Grant Denyer has walked away from a crash at a Australian Tarmac Rally Championship event in Victoria.

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Mar 26 2017
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Aust worries about local ISIS caliphate

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says Australia is working with neighbouring countries to combat the threat of ISIS setting up in the region.

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AAP News
Mar 26 2017
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Duterte unapologetic on ice war: Bishop

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte is determined to staying the course with his controversial war on drugs.

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AAP News
Mar 26 2017
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Fed Court poised with warrant for Mensink

Will he or won't he? Clive Palmer's elusive nephew risks an arrest warrant if he fails to front a Brisbane court on Monday over Queensland Nickel's collapse.

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AAP News
Mar 26 2017
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Boris visibly shaken by UK attack:Bishop

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has told Sky News her UK counterpart Boris Johnson was visibly shaken when he heard about the London terror attack.

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AAP News
Mar 26 2017
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Vegas Strip open after gunman surrenders

A person is dead after a man opened fire on a Las Vegas bus and barricaded himself inside, before surrendering to police.

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AAP News
Mar 26 2017
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Dozens killed, wounded in Syria airstrikes

At least 16 people have been killed in airstrikes on rebel-held areas of Syria, according to the Observatory for Human Rights.

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AAP News
Mar 26 2017
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Cyclone brings evacuations to Whitsundays

Several areas of the Whitsunday Region in Queensland will be evacuated as cyclone Debbie closes in.

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AAP News
Mar 26 2017
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WA Labor one seat shy of working majority

WA Labor is one seat shy of a working majority in the upper house while One Nation has met expectations, winning three Legislative Council seats.

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AAP News
Mar 26 2017
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Queensland bunkers down as Debbie looms

Authorities in Queensland are preparing for the worst cyclone since Yasi in 2011 as Tropical Cyclone Debbie moves towards the north coast.

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AAP News
Mar 26 2017
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