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$5M tobacco haul at Wyuna

A staggering $5.18 million worth of illegal tobacco was found growing at a rural property in Wyuna early yesterday.. Campaspe Criminal Investigation Unit, along with 10 members from the Australian Taxation Office’s criminal investigation

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Shepparton News
Apr 20 2018
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Skydive meet

Skydivers from around the world descended on Nagambie yesterday for the 14th Parachutists over Phorty world meet.. The association is a worldwide club founded in 1966 for skydivers who have reached the age of 40.. Every two or three years a World

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Shepparton News
Apr 20 2018
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Don’t become a statistic

‘‘We would rather serve you a cuppa than cut you out of your car.”. That was the simple message from Echuca SES controller Ian Marriott.. He and all SES volunteers know fatigue is one of the biggest killers on Australian roads

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Shepparton News
Apr 20 2018
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Plant construction begins

Construction has started in Benalla for the precast concrete facility whose first contract is to supply the West Gate Tunnel Project.. The facility was recently put in jeopardy after the Coalition blocked planning for the tunnel project in

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Shepparton News
Apr 20 2018
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Hay run heads...

Farmers who have lost everything in the recent fires in south-west Victoria are set for a delivery of a very special kind.. The Lions Club’s Need for Feed hay run is headed their way to help feed their stock and hand out scores of hampers

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Lachlan Durling
Apr 20 2018
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No mucking around

City of Greater Shepparton councillors appeared to be on their best behaviour at a matter-of-fact meeting in Mooroopna this week, something of a departure from a month prior.. Meeting attendees may be less likely to hear any more off-the-cuff

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Thomas Moir
Apr 20 2018
Education

Kids’ new place to...

There is a new player in town in the early learning space, with a second Trikki Kidz officially opening its doors in Cobram on April 5.. The opening night was attended by a number of Moira Shire council dignitaries, MPs Wendy Lovell and Tim McCurdy

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Patrick Tansey
Apr 20 2018
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Homelessness discussed at forum

Homelessness was the central theme of a forum hosted in Shepparton on Wednesday.. Stakeholders from across the region converged on the Murray Primary Health Network’s High St offices to discuss strategies ahead of November’s state

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Shepparton News
Apr 20 2018
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Call for CCTV network to be extended to Mooroopna

Greater Shepparton’s CCTV surveillance network should be extended through Mooroopna, a city councillor and long-time police prosecutor says.. Residents and shop owners in the town have aired safety concerns in recent weeks.. Shepparton has

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Thomas Moir
Apr 20 2018
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Working for mental health

Young people struggling with mental health, unemployment or both are being urged to visit headspace on High St, Shepparton for help.. Headspace vocational services manager Carolyn Watts said recently released data that placed Shepparton in the top

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Shepparton News
Apr 19 2018
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Putting Shepp on the...

Students from Goulburn Ovens Institute of TAFE’s hospitality department made the trip down to Melbourne yesterday to help serve the Paddock to Plate lunch.. GoTafe trainer Audrey Ash said the students were excited to be in Federation Square

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Liz Mellino
Apr 19 2018
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Real estate in the...

Kevin Hicks Real Estate sales consultant Andrew Pogue and sales agent Julie Ryan were all smiles yesterday with a stall set up at Shepp Square to showcase the real estate market in Greater Shepparton.. The pair hoped to promote the residential

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Liz Mellino
Apr 19 2018
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Home care aim

Rumbalara organisation veteran Justin Mohamed has been appointed Aboriginal Children and Young People Commissioner by the Victorian Government.. Mr Mohamed spent more than a decade in Shepparton advocating for indigenous issues and assisting local

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Shepparton News
Apr 19 2018
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Rapid change

Improved patient flow, shorter wait times and better quality of care are hoped to be the outcomes of a new Rapid Assessment Planning Unit at Goulburn Valley Health.. More than a dozen new staff including nursing and allied health workers have been

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Hayden Thomson
Apr 19 2018
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Fresh produce a hit at Shepp Square

An abundance of fresh fruit, vegetables and local produce is on sale at Market Square in Shepp Square.. Fruitworks Shepparton manager Joe Rachele said they had been at the square for the past two weeks showcasing the fresh produce grown in our local

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Liz Mellino
Apr 19 2018
News

Life-saving training provided

A St John Ambulance Victoria’s CPR Lab was set up in Shepparton’s Maude St Mall yesterday, providing people with training on life-saving skills.. Professional trainers provided free CPR lessons to all passing participants.. St John

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Madeleine Cac...
Apr 19 2018
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Green light for park

Greater Shepparton City Council hopes to own the Victoria Lake Caravan Park within five years, after councillors this week gave the green light to push ahead with buying the site.. The hope is to secure a developer to enter a long-term lease and

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Thomas Moir
Apr 19 2018
News

Celebrity cows wow city

Week two of Shepp Square began on Monday, with locals and visitors getting a taste of the education, careers, employment and liveability available in Shepparton.. Shepparton Show Me marketing co-ordinator Mat Innes-Irons said the two-week initiative

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Liz Mellino
Apr 19 2018
News

$1 million safety...

More than $1million will be spent improving safety for pedestrians and ‘‘Shepparton’s most vulnerable road users’’, cyclists, across the city this year.. New pedestrian traffic lights, increased ‘walk

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Thomas Moir
Apr 19 2018
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