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Irrigators lament Burke’s ‘games’

Stunned disbelief coupled with extreme disappointment is how the chairman of a major food producing group has described this week’s political developments around the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.. ‘‘I did not think one of the leading figures in

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Zoe McMaugh
Feb 18 2017
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Author becomes our ambassador

Like most people who visit the Edward River region, renowned Australian author Susanne Gervay had a great time.. And she has ‘told the world’ through a blog on her website.. Ms Gervay was the Edward River Council 2017 Australia Day Ambassador

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Zoe McMaugh
Feb 18 2017
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Hospital’s manager was drawn to Deni

Deniliquin Hospital’s new manager David Jackson (pictured) says he was drawn to Deni by the local community.. After his first two weeks in the new role he has commended the hospital for its ‘‘positive vibes and potential to achieve great

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Delaney Couro...
Feb 18 2017
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Victoria's biggest solar farms to benefit Wemen

Construction of three new solar projects in Victoria’s north-west totalling $500 million and generating more than 200 jobs has been announced as part of the creation of the largest solar farms ever to be built in the state. Renewable energy

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Rodney Woods
Feb 20 2017
Dairy

We need more inquiries?

. Lobby group, Farmer Power, has produced a short summary of the number of inquiries underway into the dairy industry

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Shepparton News
Feb 20 2017
Water

Inquiry into water reform

A public inquiry into Australian water reforms has been launched by the Productivity Commission.. Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison has instructed the commission to investigate Australia’s water resources, with a particular eye to the National

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2017
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When size matters

John Deere is launching a new series of nimble utility tractors designed to meet the requirements of small and medium-sized agricultural, dairy and livestock farms, and local government.. Building on the strengths of the previous 5R models, John

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2017
Dairy

Helou ‘did not mislead’

Former Murray Goulburn Co-operative managing director Gary Helou has spoken on the record for the first time about the events leading up to the massive milk price cut by the company in April last year.. He had refused invitations to speak publicly

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2017
Horticulture

Research is taking off

Agriculture Victoria researchers are using drones to remotely sense leaf nitrogen of red-blushed pears.. Information from the drones will help the researchers develop nitrogen fertiliser management guidelines that maximise fruit quality and minimise

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2017
Water

Happy with all his ‘red gear’

When the weather failed him and the rain disappeared, David McGennisken of Manooka Farms was glad to know CNH Industrial Capital wouldn’t do the same.. Like every farmer, Mr McGennisken knows you’ve got to roll with the punches. And like every

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2017
Water

Something fishy about river flows

Large-bodied native fish in the Loddon River are being fitted with acoustic tags as part of a new monitoring program investigating fish responses to environmental flow deliveries across Victoria.. DELWP’s Arthur Rylah Institute, in conjunction

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2017
Horticulture

Timber harvest is over in forest

VicForests recently completed a timber harvesting operation in the Strathbogie State Forest.. VicForests stakeholders and planning general manager Lachlan Spencer said the operation was completed without complications and the site would now begin

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2017
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Rare bird likes rice

A rare bird discovered in a rice crop at Mayrung in January will be used to help uncover the network of wetlands the animal depends on in the colder months.. The male Australasian bittern, affectionately named ‘MILo’ by Murray Irrigation staff

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Alana Christe...
Feb 17 2017
Livestock

VFF pushing Q fever...

The VFF Livestock Group and the Echuca Beef Group have teamed up to host a policy dinner and information evening this week.. The information evening will look at the hot topics in livestock policy, presented by VFF Livestock Group president Leonard

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2017
Dairy

Walsh and Pulford...

Victorian Nationals Leader Peter Walsh has labelled the Andrews Government’s dairy grants scheme ‘‘under-funded and over-promised’’, and accused the government of giving farmers ‘‘scraps off the table’’.. Agriculture Minister Jaal

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2017
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Judy Moran spied on for execution: court

Crime family matriarch Judy Moran was spied on as part of a plan to have her executed, a Melbourne jury heard.

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AAP News
Feb 20 2017
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Turnbull backtracks on GST promise in WA

Malcolm Turnbull has retreated from his promise to Western Australia to put a floor on the states' share of GST revenue.

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AAP News
Feb 20 2017
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'Sweaty Navy lawyer' swipe insults McGowan

The WA Labor leader says comments made by federal minister Christian Porter at a Liberal party function are insulting to anyone who has served in the military.

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AAP News
Feb 20 2017
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Turnbull praises Barnett on campaign trail

Malcolm Turnbull has heaped praise on Colin Barnett as he enters the pointy end of the WA election campaign, describing him as the most credible premier.

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AAP News
Feb 20 2017
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Eyes on big banks as ANZ cuts card rates

Bank customers will be watching to see if the big banks lower interest rates on credit cards after the ANZ reduced the rate on two of its cards.

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AAP News
Feb 20 2017
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Tax talk lingers in housing debate

Finance Minister Mathias Cormann has again been forced to deny a change to the capital gains tax discount is being considered.

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AAP News
Feb 20 2017
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Kim Dotcom can be extradited: NZ court

The NZ High Court has found there are grounds for internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom to be extradited to the US to face racketeering and wire fraud charges.

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AAP News
Feb 20 2017
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Voters turn against Pallas on youth jail

The Andrews government's "difficult" decision to build a new youth prison at Werribee has seen local member and Treasurer Tim Pallas slump in a new poll.

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AAP News
Feb 20 2017
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Vic Police get 11 new boats worth $7.2m

Victoria Police's 35-strong boat fleet will be rejuvenated with 11 new vessels in three years in a $7.2 million overhaul.

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AAP News
Feb 20 2017
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Two die in separate crushes in Victoria

A man died at a Victorian recycling business after a steel item fell from a forklift, while another man died in a quad bike rollover on a forest track.

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AAP News
Feb 20 2017
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Energy companies lashed at inquiry

Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young has lashed out at power companies, accusing them of putting profits before people.

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AAP News
Feb 20 2017
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