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Stand-down at abattoir

Up to 350 employees at JBS Australia’s Cobram abattoir will be affected by a minimum four-week stand-down of workers.. Announced on Friday, the decision was made ‘‘due to a shortage of suitable smalls livestock’’ as per the company’s

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Cobram Courier
Mar 23 2017
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Last chance to nominate for Berrigan Shire awards

People are being encouraged to get involved in the Berrigan Shire 2017 Business and Environment Awards by nominating a business in the people’s choice award, with nominations closing today.. Or if you’re a business owner, nominate a great

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Cobram Courier
Mar 23 2017
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Beloved actor in a play with vital message

Acclaimed Australian actor John Wood will visit Cobram as part of a free theatre production that will bring important mental health messages to the community.. Part of a regional tour across Australia, the production titled Carpe Diem is about how

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Jenna Bishop
Mar 23 2017
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Volunteers return to help build church

Cobram’s Riverside Church is one step closer to completion thanks to a team of visiting volunteers.. The group of workers from the organisation Mobile Mission Maintenance Australia has been in Cobram for the past two weeks giving assistance to the

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Lachlan Sharp
Mar 23 2017
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Competition winner to...

On the back of the recent helloworld expo held in Cobram, a winner has been drawn for its competition.. Jillian Searle of South Australia was the lucky winner as she was one of 35 people to book a holiday at helloworld Cobram in the week after the

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Lachlan Sharp
Mar 22 2017
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Wood collection area...

The designated firewood collection area at Cobram East will close at midnight today (Wednesday, March 22).. High public demand has exhausted the planned supply of firewood at the collection area.. The nearest open designated firewood collection are

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Lachlan Sharp
Mar 22 2017
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Men face fishing fines

Three men, including one from Yarroweyah, face serious fisheries charges after they were allegedly found in possession of a number of threatened species of fish during an inspection of their boat near Barooga last month.. NSW Department of Primary

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Jenna Bishop
Mar 22 2017
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Talk about the future

The Katamatite community will be joining together with Moira Shire Council to discuss the future of the town.. The session, which will be held on Monday, March 27 at the Katamatite Public Hall, will be in a similar format to the previously held

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Lachlan Sharp
Mar 22 2017
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Riders raise awareness

On Monday morning, Barooga’s Paul Quinane began pedalling a gruelling 321km — and it’s all for a cause very close to his heart.. Along with a group of friends and supporters, he is tackling the 321 Ride for Down Syndrome across north-east

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Lachlan Sharp
Mar 22 2017
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Wild and wacky socks help a little boy

Some wild and wacky socks were on display at Cobram Anglican Grammar on Monday to help out a school friend’s family.. The school held a ‘Crazy Sock Day’ to help raise funds so the Henderson family can continue to give their son Harry the help

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Lachlan Sharp
Mar 22 2017
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Growth funded for...

Local students will receive a boost to their learning with funding announced for a new middle school facility at St Mary of the Angels College in Nathalia, which is expected to be completed next year.. Member for Murray Damian Drum last Tuesday

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Cobram Courier
Mar 17 2017
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RSL luncheon for life...

A lovely lunch was enjoyed by a decorated group of local RSL members and partners for their annual Life Members Luncheon.. The luncheon, held on Thursday, March 9, is shared between the Cobram Barooga RSL and the Yarrawonga Mulwala RSL and

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Lachlan Sharp
Mar 17 2017
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Red gums inspire music

Singer-songwriter Simon Marks will be bringing his talents to Yarroweyah in a treat for music fans.. Mr Marks, who originally hails from Fremantle in Western Australia, relocated to Barmah last year in a move that has dramatically influenced his

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Lachlan Sharp
Mar 17 2017
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Clinic perfect fit for intern

A stint in a medical clinic along the Murray River at Cobram was the perfect fit for a medical intern with a passion for tourism and the outdoors.. Sean Daughtery has been with the Cobram Medical Clinic since January as part of a rural general

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Jenna Bishop
Mar 17 2017
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Young contestants impress

Cobram Lions Club hosted the local club final of the national youth of the year program for 2017.. The Lions members welcomed five contestants from the three local secondary schools to Barooga Sports Club on February 28.. The Lions Youth of the Year

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Lachlan Sharp
Mar 17 2017
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Building a great career

Carpentry apprentice Charles McKenna from Tocumwal was named the Masters Builders north-east section apprentice of the year at Rafferty’s restaurant in Benalla last week.. He was among three apprentices from the north-east region to be recognised

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Lachlan Sharp
Mar 17 2017
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Adviser leads workshops

Local farmers are being urged to attend a free masterclass in dairy employment, which will share techniques and tips for recruitment and staffing, hosted by Murray Dairy.. People are recognised by farmers as one of the most crucial elements to

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Cobram Courier
Mar 16 2017
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Group needs a helping...

A group of women raising much-needed funds for Cobram’s health organisations needs a lending hand.. The Cobram and District Health’s Ladies Auxiliary, which was founded 69 years ago, relies on volunteer hours to raise the funds required for its

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Lachlan Sharp
Mar 16 2017
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Fantastic fun awaits...

Fete excitement is in the air once again, with the St Joseph’s Primary School fete just around the corner.. Organisers said with the success of last year’s fete, the event would continue in the twilight format, running from 4pm to 8pm on

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Jenna Bishop
Mar 16 2017
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