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Sandhurst figures ‘horrifying’

The local diocese of the Catholic Church had the second highest percentage of alleged offenders in the country, new documents reveal.. The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse released details on the numbers of priests

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Feb 17 2017
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Small pleasures make us smile

I’m often surprised and disappointed at how little it takes to upset me and how little it takes to make me happy.. Not because I think my life should be all smooth sailing, but because I thought it would be big events that would be required to

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Tatura Guardian
Feb 17 2017
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Drum calls for input

Federal Member for Murray Damian Drum has welcomed a Senate inquiry into relocating Commonwealth agencies and is urging residents to have their say on the benefits of decentralisation.. ‘‘This is a crucial opportunity for the people of Murray to

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Feb 17 2017
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Contraband warning issued

Murchison police are urging people not to take contraband items, such as tobacco, into Dhurringile Prison.. Contraband items are classified as anything introduced or found in a prison that is not permitted.. Leading Senior Constable Ricky Keast said

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Hayden Thomson
Feb 16 2017
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Less than month away

Less than a month to go.. Mark Sunday, March 5, in your diaries and come and enjoy TatFest at Mactier Park.. There will be a new cheesecake competition; Tatura Milk will supply the cheese to a maximum of 10 entries, with the organising, running and

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Feb 16 2017
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Gabion rock stolen

About eight tonnes of gabion rock has been stolen from Willow Rd in Murchison.. Murchison police Leading Senior Constable Ricky Keast said $200 worth of gabion rock and $200 worth of diesel were taken between Tuesday and Wednesday a fortnight ago

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Tatura Guardian
Feb 16 2017
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Transport forum to be...

The Tatura Community Plan committee will host a ‘‘transport forum’’ this week, looking to improve transport services in the town.. ‘‘We want to start the conversation and discuss the issue of transport to and from Tatura,’’ committee

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Tatura Guardian
Feb 16 2017
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Unbelievable commitment

It may have been the late-night skinny-dippers that kept Murchison’s Don Polkinghorne maintaining the community pool for more than 30 years.. But it was most certainly his love of the town that had Don tirelessly devote his time to the pool and

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Tatura Guardian
Feb 16 2017
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Fairley program heads into 21st year

The Fairley Leadership Program came of age last Wednesday night as the program, now in its 21st year, was officially launched for 2017.. Greater Shepparton City Council deputy mayor Kim O’Keeffe launched the program, addressing this year’s

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Tatura Guardian
Feb 15 2017
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Drum says authority’s consultation not good enough

Murray-Darling Basin Authority needs to be more open and accountable in its dealings with farmers, according to Federal Member for Murray Damian Drum.. Mr Drum has echoed concerns from farmers and landholders about how recent drop-in sessions held

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Tatura Guardian
Feb 15 2017
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Benefits underestimated

Beekeepers and crop farmers across the Goulburn Valley could be a part of a $1 billion revenue boost if pollination efforts were increased, according to scientists behind an Australian research project.. Funded by the Honey Bee and Pollination

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Tatura Guardian
Feb 15 2017
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Cafe on the Lake to...

A cafe that has fed many mouths and souls during the past 15 years will soon close, as a result of the City of Greater Shepparton’s plans to build a multi-million dollar art museum at the site.. The owner of Shepparton’s Cafe on the Lake, Anne

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Tatura Guardian
Feb 15 2017
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Have say on rent Act

Fairer Safer Housing is encouraging people to have a say on the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) 1997 review discussion paper.. Last year Victorians were asked to respond to issues papers looking at conditions in rental properties, as well as

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Feb 15 2017
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New wave of news

Dear readers,. We are pleased to announce some major improvements for the Tatura Guardian for this year.. This week we officially launched our expanded news website for subscribers.. It has more local news, local features, local videos and local

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Feb 14 2017
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Barbaro to outline app at free lecture

A leading researcher in early detection of autism spectrum disorder will present a free public lecture this week focusing on early manifestations of the condition.. Key speaker Josephine Barbaro, from the Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre, said

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Tatura Guardian
Feb 14 2017
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Barriers vandalised

Greater Shepparton City Council has described vandalism to the Toolamba Bridge safety barriers as disappointing and dangerous.. The vandalism happened on Tuesday night and council said it placed residents at risk.. A driver was observed crossing the

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Hayden Thomson
Feb 14 2017
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Hopes held that...

Tatura resident Jody Vincitorio has quite a collection of old signs and man-cave memorabilia.. ‘‘My mate Troy and I love man-cave stuff, but our collections are getting too full, so we’ve decided to host a garage sale,’’ Mr Vincitorio

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Hayden Thomson
Feb 14 2017
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Salads popular at new...

Tatura has a new healthy food cafe thanks to former resident Rita Bray.. ‘‘We opened just last week and it been great so far — the community has really gotten behind us,’’ Mrs Bray said.. One 4 One is an all-day breakfast cafe and the menu

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Hayden Thomson
Feb 14 2017
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Parents urged to...

The Tatura Toy Library has moved to a new site and president Mark Bailey is encouraging more parents to become involved.. ‘‘We were closed for most of last year but we’re back up and running with over 500 toys available for kids to lend,’’

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Hayden Thomson
Feb 14 2017
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