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‘Upwater’ failure

The Murray-Darling Basin Plan’s provisions for ‘socio-economic neutrality’ are inconsistent with Commonwealth guidelines and accepted definitions, according to a new report.. The Aither report, designed specifically to look at the

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Mar 23 2017
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Community to guide council priorities

Murrumbidgee Council is seeking community feedback on the newly merged council’s priorities and visions for the future.. As part of the merger process, council was tasked with preparing a Statement of Vision and Priorities, to guide its

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Kacee Johnston
Mar 23 2017
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Toc Tells

Last year, Tocumwal pool supervisor and life guard Anne Logie donated a special prize to recognise the student who exhibits the wonderful qualities of perseverance and resilience and has made definite progress during the school swim program.. This

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Mar 23 2017
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Disability action public meetings

Two focus group meetings are being held today to develop the Berrigan Shire Council Disability Inclusion Action Plan.. The meetings are to discuss with carers and consumers their experience of the local services and facilities provided by Berrigan

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Kacee Johnston
Mar 23 2017
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Apply now for council...

Applications for Round 2 of Murrumbidgee Council’s Community Grants Program will close April 24.. There is $500,000 in grants up for grabs to incorporated not-for-profit community groups, for projects that build more vibrant, sustainable and

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Kacee Johnston
Mar 23 2017
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Lions donate to help...

The Berrigan Lions Club has donated funds to help support local students Tom Whelan and Luke Bramley get to Europe later this year.. The Finley High School students, in Year 11 and Year 10 respectively, have been selected to participate in the

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Mar 23 2017
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Choir group sings its...

Jerilderie’s Sing Australia members have, sadly, decided to put away their music and hang up their uniforms.. This enthusiastic group has been giving pleasure to local and district people for 14 years, but because of diminishing membership and

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Mar 23 2017
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Busy works program

From footpaths and netball courts to housing estates and road repairs, Murrumbidgee Council continues to make good progress across a wide range of projects.. General manager Craig Moffitt said he was pleased to see the headway being made

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Mar 23 2017
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Fashionable family day

Ladies in fascinators and men in suits headed for Berrigan on Saturday, for the much anticipated Finley Autumn Cup.. While hosted by the Finley community, the popular racing event is held at the Berrigan race track.. Although numbers were lower than

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Kacee Johnston
Mar 22 2017
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Auxiliary’s new raffle

On February 27, the Berrigan United Hospitals Auxiliary ladies held their first meeting for the year, with 12 members attending.. After discussion it was decided to hold a special raffle of a quilt to raise funds for a gazebo for the residents of

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Mar 22 2017
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Find your Nirvana at...

‘Nirvana Park’ has a strong reputation with its production of rice and winter cropping programs.. Located about 25km north of Finley and about 19km south-west of Jerilderie, the property is located in the tightly held Logie Brae district.. This

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Mar 22 2017
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Awards deadline...

The closing date for the Berrigan Shire Business Awards has been extended until this Friday.. Berrigan Shire’s economic and industry development liaison Merran Socha is urging people to complete their nomination forms.. ‘‘Because we haven’t

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Kacee Johnston
Mar 22 2017
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Unlicensed driver...

A 40 year-old Victorian man is to appear in Deniliquin Court after being charges with traffic offences in Barooga on March 13.. The man was driving a car stopped on Golf Course Rd at Barooga about 5.15pm for a roadside breath test.. While the test

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Mar 22 2017
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Move them all

The Murray region is still being overlooked despite the Murray-Darling Basin Authority claiming to have a new regional focus.. The authority announced on Monday it would create three new regional offices — in Albury-Wodonga, Adelaide and

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Mar 22 2017
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Local lady’s law dream comes true

Young local lady Josie Thomas was admitted as a lawyer to the Supreme Court of Victoria on Monday, March 14.. Josie’s parents Denise and Steve, together with her sister Angie and partner Scott Williams, were proud to be in attendance at this very

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Mar 22 2017
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Escaped burns a problem

A recent spate of escaped permit burns is impacting the Rural Fire Service’s ability to respond to emergency calls, according to Mid Murray Zone Superintendent Lindsay Lashbrook.. Volunteer firefighters have been called to more than a dozen

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Mar 22 2017
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District freight...

Opportunities surrounding the establishment of a freight hub in Deniliquin will be explored further at a public business forum and dinner next month.. Coordinated by Edward River Council and Deniliquin Business Chamber, it will be held Monday, April

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Mar 22 2017
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Beautiful autumn day...

Any chance to dress up and catch up with friends is a good day, and for Tayla Boyd the Finley Autumn Cup races was the perfect opportunity.. The sun was beaming for the perfect social catch up at the Saturday event, held in Berrigan.. ‘‘My

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Kacee Johnston
Mar 22 2017
Sport

Majority of clubs...

A ‘‘strong majority’’ of clubs pushed for Picola District Football Netball League to affiliate with AFL Goulburn Murray.. The league’s board met on Thursday night to make the final call on the signing with the AFL’s regional hub ahead of

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Mar 17 2017
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