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Coliban cleans up in charity collection

A TEAM from Coliban Water has raised $3830 and won an innovation award in WaterAid’s 2017 Water Innovators Challenge.. More than 40 teams from the UK, America, Japan and Australia took part in the challenge to raise money and solve real-life

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Riverine Herald
Nov 22 2017
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Basin Authority celebrates its community partnership

A PROGRAM to strengthen the connections between the Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) and the Goulburn Murray community is celebrating its first anniversary this month.. MDBA chief executive Phillip Glyde said an officer hosted by the Greater

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Riverine Herald
Nov 22 2017
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Defective trucks targeted

POLICE are concerned after detecting 36 unroadworthy trucks in less than a week across Campaspe Shire.. As part of a heavy vehicle operation, police targeted fatigue, drug use, defect and maintenance issues across Echuca, Kyabram, Rochester

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Riverine Herald
Nov 22 2017
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Thieves steal $15K of club equipment

UP TO $15,000 worth of equipment has been stolen from Rich River Golf Club Resort.. Thieves used bolt cutters to break into multiple sheds at the Moama resort between 3pm on Thursday and 4.10am on Friday and stole gardening equipment and and small

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Riverine Herald
Nov 22 2017
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Letters to the editor

More issues with water management. RECENTLY, the Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, announced the highest tribute for public administration to a South Australian water bureaucracy.. We would question this achievement as water bureaucracies

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Riverine Herald
Nov 22 2017
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New childcare benefits

THE Federal Government’s childcare overhaul will benefit more than 4000 local families according to Member for Murray Damian Drum.. The new child care package will provide the support to the families who work the longest hours, and give the

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Riverine Herald
Nov 21 2017
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Funding better regions

APPLICATIONS for round two of the Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) are now open.. The funding aims to support further job creation and economic growth in regional and rural Australia.. The BBRF has two streams

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Riverine Herald
Nov 20 2017
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Salvos get ready for Christmas

ECHUCA-MOAMA Salvation Army Christmas toy appeal is running again to help those in need.. Auxiliary-lieutenant Sonia Edwards said any families seeking help at Christmas should contact the Salvation Army Echuca on 54826722 and register at 50 Sturt

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Riverine Herald
Nov 20 2017
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Evans takes axe to logging ban

NSW Member for Murray-elect Austin Evans plans to use his first weeks in NSW Parliament lobbying for the Murray Valley National Park to be reopened for sustainable commercial logging.. Mr Evans, who jumped on the band wagon to have the national park

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Riverine Herald
Nov 20 2017
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Hospital records financial surplus

ECHUCA Regional Health has posted a $523,000 operating surplus during the past financial year.. Announcing it at Monday night’s annual general meeting, treasurer Greg Dwyer said it was a magnificent result despite being slightly down on the

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Riverine Herald
Nov 20 2017
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It’s a day to...

WEDNESDAY, November 15, will be a day to remember.. A day I will be able to tell my children I was there for it, and did my bit to help achieve it.. It was a momentous day where love won over hate, equality conquered inequality and inclusion

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Riverine Herald
Nov 20 2017
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The little hospital...

ECHUCA Regional Health has been smashed by community outrage and forced to reinstate obstetric services to Cohuna District Hospital.. It may have seemed like a David and Goliath battle but the township of Cohuna has rallied behind its hospital and

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Sophie Baldwin
Nov 20 2017
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Rape case at scenic...

POLICE are investigating a rape reported to have occurred at Echuca’s popular Scenic Drive three weeks ago. The Riv was contacted by a friend of the woman who was attacked, appalled that the sexual assault had not been reported in the paper

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Riverine Herald
Nov 20 2017
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White ribbon needs you

DO YOU want to show your support to saying no to violence against women?. And be a part of a human white ribbon?. Then wear white to work this friday for the Campaspe Shire Wear White to Work Day.. Campaspe Shire is urging everyone to wear and be

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Vivienne Duck
Nov 20 2017
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71yo woman attacked

POLICE are appealing for help into the attack of a 71-year-old woman last month.. Leading Senior Constable Brent O’Grady of Echuca police said the woman was assaulted by a man outside her house in Sutton St, near the east primary school, about

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Riverine Herald
Nov 20 2017
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Police crack down on river safety

NSW police will carry out random drug testing on the Murray River as part of a new marine safety enforcement program.. The Maritime Enhanced Enforcement Program includes random alcohol and drug testing, as well as a crackdown on dangerous or

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Riverine Herald
Nov 19 2017
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Mathoura cemetery gets...

MATHOURA’S Lawn Cemetery is dying to be extended and now, thanks to Murray River Council, it will be.. Council recently decided to purchase a portion of Mathoura Common (where the cemetery is located) so the extension can go ahead.. The

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Riverine Herald
Nov 19 2017
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It’s hotting up so...

AUTHORITIES have urged people to remain vigilant and avoid complacency as the Fire Danger Period for Campaspe Shire began today at 1am.. The Fire Danger Period is when CFA restricts the use of fire in the community, but it is not the same as a total

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David Rak
Nov 18 2017
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Rich River reno is on...

THE RICH RIVER Golf Club Resort has been continuing its rapid expansion within the Echuca-Moama region, as construction of its facility upgrades and extensions takes shape.. The newly renovated cafe area now also has a brand new children’s

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Riverine Herald
Nov 18 2017
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