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Super saver

First home buyers are being encouraged to take advantage of the Federal Government’s First Home Super Saver Scheme, which came into effect on July 1.. The scheme gives first home savers the ability to accelerate their savings by at least 30

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The Telegraph
Jul 26 2017
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Program offers solar bulk buy

Strathbogie Shire Council is partnering with energy expert Yarra Energy Foundation (YEF) to bring its residents, businesses, clubs, farms, weekenders and off-grid property owners the opportunity to learn more about solar energy and purchase at

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The Telegraph
Jul 26 2017
Sport

Lakers sunk by Stanhope

Nagambie coach Abby Misiti is looking at the positives after her side’s shock loss to Stanhope on Saturday — only the Lakers’ second defeat for the season.. Just a week after they comprehensively toppled the previously unbeaten

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The Telegraph
Jul 26 2017
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Livestock

Live trade ban was ‘reckless’

A former federal Labor minister acted ‘‘recklessly’’ when he made the irrational and unreasonable decision to ban all live cattle exports to Indonesia in 2011, a judge has been told.. Even though then-agriculture minister Joe Ludwig was

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Shepparton News
Jul 27 2017
News

Spiced Lamb and Winter Vegetable Tray Bake with Yoghurt,...

Spiced Lamb and Winter Vegetable Tray Bake with Yoghurt, Pine Nuts and Herbs. Serves: 6. Ingredients:. 2 tsp fennel seeds. 2 tsp cumin seeds. 1 tbsp coriander seeds. 1 cups Greek-style natural yoghurt. 1 large clove garlic, crushed. salt and freshly

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Shepparton News
Jul 27 2017
Horticulture

Fence dispute calls for communication

I read with dismay the article on “Fence legal threat” in the July 18 - 24 issue of Country News.. Rules and laws are necessary for the best interests of our country and rules or laws found to be wrong need to be changed.. During my working life

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Shepparton News
Jul 26 2017
News

High council rates a concern

Farmers will be disproportionately stung with high rates, a Victorian Government inquiry into the city of Ararat has heard.. The VFF fronted up to the Commission of Inquiry into the city, demanding to know the reasoning behind the council’s steep

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Shepparton News
Jul 26 2017
Viticulture

Export growth in Aussie wine

The Wine Australia Export Report June 2017, released last week, shows that Australian wine export value increased by $201million (10 per cent) in 2016-17 to $2.31billion, underpinned by strong export growth to China and the United States.. Australi

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Shepparton News
Jul 26 2017
Livestock

Crowds flock to sheep show

With the highest ever number of retail sites, fierce competition, record prices paid for stud stock and high visitor numbers, the 2017 Australian Sheep & Wool Show in Bendigo reflected continuing market confidence.. The event, the largest of its

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Rodney Woods
Jul 26 2017
Water

Groundwater plan for Katunga area

Groundwater customers in the Katunga Water Supply Protection Area can use up to 70 per cent of their licence entitlement after annual groundwater allocations were set for 2017-18.. This means groundwater licence holders may use their maximum

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Shepparton News
Jul 26 2017
News

Push to donate life

The Turnbull Government has unveiled a new online organ donor registration process which will allow almost instant registration by using a mobile phone, tablet or computer.. And to help increase the numbers of donors, Aged Care and Indigenous Health

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Shepparton News
Jul 26 2017
Rural

Bound for the national arena

Kyabram’s Tori Glass has taken another step towards her Olympic aspirations after qualifying for the Pony Club Association of Victoria’s team to compete at the national championships in September.. Tori, 14, will travel to Toowoomba to compete

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Shepparton News
Jul 26 2017
News

Egg war...

The chief executive of a Euroa egg processing company believes a supermarket price war over free-range eggs is unsustainable.. Free-range egg prices at Aldi, Woolworths and Coles have reportedly fallen by up to 40¢ a carton in recent weeks.. Egg

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Shepparton News
Jul 26 2017
Rural

Put through their paces

Shepparton & District Horse & Pony Club held its Saddleworld Shepparton Combined Training Day on Sunday.. Forty-five riders competed at the club’s Kialla location in the combined dressage and showjumping event, with two of the competitors

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Rodney Woods
Jul 26 2017
Dairy

Bottler of a life for...

What’s his name?. Chris: His name is Bertie, he’s a black Lab and he’s five years old.. How long have you had him?. Since he was a tiny baby puppy. He comes from the Adelaide Hills actually because a friend of mine who I went to agricultural

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Shepparton News
Jul 26 2017
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Treasurer should stick to his day job: ALP

Labor has hit back at Scott Morrison's scathing attack on the opposition bringing up the issue of inequality, saying the treasurer should stick to his day job.

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AAP News
Jul 27 2017
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Vic priest abused students at school

A Catholic priest has admitted sexually abusing students at two Victorian boarding schools where he worked as a teacher.

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AAP News
Jul 27 2017
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The terrifying roar behind Thredbo tragedy

As Thredbo prepares to mark the 20th anniversary of the deadly landslide that claimed 18 lives, those there on the night remember the rescue effort.

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AAP News
Jul 27 2017
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Bourke St accused too unwell to face court

Dimitrious Gargasoulas, who is accused of Melbourne's Bourke Street killings, could not attend a scheduled court hearing because of mental health issues.

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AAP News
Jul 27 2017
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NT croc industry worth $100 million

The Northern Territory's crocodile industry has been valued at more than $100 million, more than four times previously estimated.

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AAP News
Jul 27 2017
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Accused mum says she falsely confessed

A Queensland mother accused of trying to kill her infant daughter says she gave a false statement to police in a bid to spare her family a criminal prosecution.

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AAP News
Jul 27 2017
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Ex-cop granted bail on fraud charges

A former Queensland police officer accused of misappropriating money while he worked at a regional station has been granted bail.

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AAP News
Jul 27 2017
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US Senate eyes 'skinny' Obamacare repeal

US Republican leaders are now pushing for a "skinny" repeal of Obamacare after the Senate's second failure in 24 hours to bring an end to the 2010 law.

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AAP News
Jul 27 2017
News

Possum delays Brisbane morning trains

A possum has stopped trains across the southeast Queensland train network after causing a power line fault at Roma Street station.

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AAP News
Jul 27 2017
News

Triggs 'misguided' on human rights: Bishop

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has hit back at outgoing Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs, labelling her criticism of the government "misguided".

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AAP News
Jul 27 2017
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Judge suspends Cassie's plea deal hearing

A Colombian judge has suspended hearing a plea deal for Cassie Sainsbury after she told the court she only agreed to smuggle the cocaine under threat.

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AAP News
Jul 27 2017
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