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Win two tickets to CWA's Great Gatsby Gala!

A night of live music and casino-style entertainment will provide something for everyone during the Great Gatsby Gala on July 29. . The event is the first major fundriaser for the Seymour Central night branch of the Country Women's Association

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The Telegraph
Jul 21 2017
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Connecting rural women

The re-established and revitalised Victorian Rural Womens Network is here.. Thanks to the network, which was launched on July 1, thousands of rural and regional women in towns, farms and boardrooms across Victoria now have a new place to connect

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The Telegraph
Jul 21 2017
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Funding for mental health

An additional $20million per year will be invested in clinical mental health services in Victoria to meet the growing demand.. The Victorian Government funding is in addition to the $325.7million invested in the 2017-18 budget, and will provide an

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The Telegraph
Jul 21 2017
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Israel showcases innovative agritech

Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford was in Tel Aviv, Israel last week to assess what lessons Victoria can learn from the country’s agricultural innovators.. The trip provided an opportunity to meet with Israel’s top agritech companies, learn from

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Shepparton News
Jul 25 2017
Livestock

Chemical red tape cut

Victorian farm chemical users are set to benefit from reduced government red tape regarding requirements for agricultural and veterinary chemical use.. The Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Control of Use) Regulations 2017 came into effect on

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Shepparton News
Jul 25 2017
Dairy

Dairy youth prize open

Applications are now open for the 2017 Dairy Youth Travel Scholarship with up to $10000 on offer for those in the dairy industry looking to travel abroad.. Offered as part of this year’s Royal Melbourne Show Dairy Competition, the scholarship is

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Shepparton News
Jul 25 2017
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Enjoy the serenity in Bonnie Doon

The famed house from iconic Australia movie 'The Castle' has gone up on Airbnb for rent. Accommodating eight people, with two bathrooms and three bedrooms, if you're looking for a weekend escape this may be the place for you! Across from Lake Eildon

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Shepparton News
Jul 25 2017
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Solar is hot topic in region

A plethora of applications for solar farms designed to generate renewable energy are arriving on the doorsteps of northern Victorian and Riverina councils.. While the projects are touted as creating jobs and investment with clean energy, the

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Geoff Adams
Jul 25 2017
Cropping

Not us, says Victorian government

The Victorian Government has supported calls for an independent investigation into allegations aired on ABC's Four Corners last night that water from the Murray Darling Basin has been misappropriated.. The calls have come after NSW DPI deputy

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Alana Christe...
Jul 25 2017
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Journey of a Miss Show Girl

When 20-year-old Glenda Stanyer (nee Peel) arrived at the Royal Melbourne Show in 1981, she was full of excitement for the statewide Miss Show Girl competition.. It was a long road for the young woman. Having taken out the 1980 Miss Show Girl

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Alana Christe...
Jul 25 2017
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Dookie science student broke the barriers

My mother, Irene Myrtle Lowe, always proudly told us that she had been the first woman in the Southern Hemisphere to complete a degree in agricultural science.. Born in 1895, the eldest of five, Irene grew up in the gold-mining town of Cassilis

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Shepparton News
Jul 25 2017
Dairy

Dairy prices tipped to rise

The dairy industry is heading in the right direction despite weather forecast models suggesting drier than normal conditions throughout spring and summer.. That was the verdict from guest speakers at the Murray Dairy Setting Up Your Seasons workshop

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Shepparton News
Jul 25 2017
Cropping

Murray Darling...

A key cross-bench senator wants an urgent inquiry after the top water bureaucrat in NSW was recorded revealing plans to abandon the Murray Darling Basin Plan. The recording, which aired on the ABC's Four Corners' program, shows NSW DPI deputy

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Shepparton News
Jul 25 2017
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Wanalta shearing for a...

Crowds of locals flocked to Bill and Val Barlow’s Rushworth farm on Friday to support a charity shearing day raising funds for the Royal Children’s Hospital.. Now in its third year, the day has seen more than $16000 raised in support of the

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Alana Christe...
Jul 25 2017
Viticulture

Monichino’s Winery...

One of the region’s well known and highly regarded wineries could soon have a new owner.. Monichino Wines at Katunga has been listed for sale recently, with the entire business, including a popular cellar door, branding and vineyard, up for

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Geoff Adams
Jul 25 2017
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Trump slams Sessions as not tough enough

US President Donald Trump has been highly critical of Attorney General Jeff Sessions in a series of tweets and public comments.

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AAP News
Jul 26 2017
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Senate compels Trump aide to appear

President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, must appear at a US Senate panel hearing into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

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AAP News
Jul 26 2017
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High Court to decide rising senator's fate

The political career of Matt Canavan, seen by some as a rising star, is in doubt after revelations he was inadvertently made an Italian citizen a decade ago.

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AAP News
Jul 26 2017
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Small business taking PM's advice on board

A new survey has found 76 per cent of small and medium enterprises have invested in technology in the past 12 months to innovate their business.

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AAP News
Jul 26 2017
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Newton to face court over WA mum's murder

Perth man Shawn Adam Newton is due to appear in court charged with murdering a woman found inside a car on a freeway earlier this month.

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AAP News
Jul 26 2017
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Cardinal George Pell gets his day in court

Australia's most senior Catholic Cardinal George Pell will make his first court appearance as he fights historical sexual offence charges.

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AAP News
Jul 26 2017
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Parents fight to take baby Charlie home

The parents of terminally ill infant Charlie Gard are back in court as they attempt to take their son home to die.

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AAP News
Jul 26 2017
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Trump keeps up criticism of A-G Sessions

Donald Trump has again turned his Twitter rage on Attorney-General Jeff Sessions and officials say the US president has discussed sacking him.

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AAP News
Jul 25 2017
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Israel removes Jerusalem metal detectors

Israel has removed metal detectors at Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque but Palestinians are adamant all new security measures at the site must go.

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AAP News
Jul 25 2017
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Qld govt accused of 'protection racket'

The Queensland opposition says the government is running a "protection racket" after the state archivist was blocked from appearing at estimates hearings.

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AAP News
Jul 25 2017
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Senator Canavan steps aside from cabinet

Turnbull government minister Matt Canavan has stood aside from cabinet while his status as a dual citizen with Italy is investigated.

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AAP News
Jul 25 2017
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