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A VIBRANT DISTRICT… The Dookie and District Development Forum (DDDF) have prepared and released the Dookie and District Community Plan for 2012. Pictured from left, DDDF Members, Ruth Horton and Tony Moylan, and Chair, Steve Bowmaker. Photo: Alicia Zeqir.

Strategic plan for community

David Lee February 22, 2012

WORKING towards building a progressive community and increasing the values that already make Dookie a vibrant district, the Dookie and District Development Forum Committee (DDDF) have put together and released the 2012 Dookie and

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SCHOOL CAPTAINS… From left, Bourchier Street Primary School, Vice Captains, Mitch Roczniak and Maicy Hocking and Captains, Chloe Carbis and Edward Adams. Photo: Alicia Zeqir.

School captains step up

David Lee February 22, 2012

BEING elected school captain is a great honour and a jumpstart to learning leadership skills for life and as Bourchier Street Primary School’s grade 6 students leap back into the school year, their newly

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FINE ARTIST… Artist, Painter and Sculptor, Nickel Mundabi Ngadwa will enter this year’s Heartlands Refugee Fine Art Prize. Pictured, Nickel with two of his paintings ‘Hope’ (left) and ‘Passion’ (right). Photo: Alicia Zeqir.

Art from the Heartlands

David Lee February 22, 2012

NOW in its third year and showcasing the expression of aspirations for talented refugees who have arrived in Australia since 1970, this year’s Heartlands Refugee Fine Art Prize is now open for submissions

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EDUCATION GRANTS… Pictured from left, GOTAFE Chair of Board, Michael Tehan, La Trobe University Pro Vice-Chancellor, Dr Julie Jackson, GOTAFE CEO, Paul Culpan, Minister for Higher Education and Skills, Peter Hall and Member for Shepparton and Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, Jeanette Powell. Photo: Alicia Zeqir.

Regional boost through education grants

Editor February 22, 2012

EDUCATION is the way of the future and through the Victorian Coalition Government’s recent investment of $3.3 million to boost participation rates in vocational and higher education, more people in the region will get

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PROPOSED PLANS… From left, RiverConnect Council Community Project Officer, Bonny Schnorrenberg, Kiwanis Club Past President, James Douglass, Mooroopna Rotary Club Member, Fred Mandersloot, Mooroopna Steering Committee Member, Dennis Patterson and Conservation Birdlife Australia Officer for Murray Goulburn, Don Roberts. Photo: Alicia Zeqir.

Community feedback sought

Editor February 22, 2012

AS a part of the Mooroopna Community Plan released in May 2010, proposed plans to create a more accessible and interactive shared walking path through Gemmills Wetlands between Mooroopna and Shepparton were given a

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HISTORY PRESERVED… Pictured from left, Greater Shepparton City Council CEO, Gavin Cator and Mayor, Michael Polan, Mooroopna Historical Society Secretary, Barry Campbell, Minister for Local Government, Jeanette Powell and Mooroopna Historical Society Medical Co-ordinator, Gwenda Collins. Photos: Alicia Zeqir.

Mooroopna’s history secured

David Lee February 22, 2012

AFTER a generous announcement last year of $200,000 funding to the Mooroopna Historical Society, which assisted in securing Grutzner House in Mooroopna as a permanent residence to house the museums collections, the Victorian Government

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