Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Local News

SPECTACULAR SHIRAZ… From left, the 2017 Dookie Wine Show Wine of Show winners, Rob, Lucy and Pettina Haub from RPL Wines who received the honour of being named this year’s top drop for their 2015 RPL Barrel Selection Shiraz. Photo: David Lee.

RPL Shiraz takes out top drop

David Lee September 27, 2017

TWO-HUNDRED people gathered together to enjoy a little taste of Morocco mixed with the cream of the crop of the region’s local wines at this year’s Dookie Wine Show Awards Dinner, which saw RPL

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Tourism brings $50M economic output to region

David Lee September 27, 2017

GREATER Shepparton’s major events economic and visitation statistics for 2016/17 have seen a total economic output of $50.3M, thanks to the 296 events that ran throughout the financial year. The events brought 116,286 visitors

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If you haven’t received your Marriage Law Postal Survey, request a replacement now

David Lee September 27, 2017

AS of Monday, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) confirmed that more than 16 million Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey packages had been dispatched to eligible Australians, and people should have now received their

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Spring your clocks forward this Sunday

David Lee September 27, 2017

IT’S that time of the year again. The time to spring your clocks forward an hour. While most people are unhappy about losing an hour’s sleep over the night of Saturday, September 30 and

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Lecture to encourage ‘bold thinking’

David Lee September 27, 2017

THE second Bold Thinking Series regional lecture in 2017 is coming up, themed on social cohesion in the Goulburn Valley. The event will discuss the Goulburn Valley’s relative success at receiving, and accommodating, large

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GOTAFE freezes enrolments

David Lee September 27, 2017

GOTAFE is under financial pressure because fewer students are enrolling. Since 2014 GOTAFE’s enrolments have declined by 34 percent (from 19,969 down to 13,127). Shadow Training, Skills and Apprenticeships Minister, Steph Ryan said, “Under

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