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For the love of horses… – A moment with John Dooley

A COUNTRY GIRL AT HEART: Burnewang North’s owner Cathy Hains is dedicated to the Victorian Thoroughbred Breeding industry and her love of horses has its origins many years ago when her family bred and raced the famous Kingston Town, winner of three Cox Plates. By JOHN...

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Information sessions aim to ease NDIS roll-out anxiety

BE PREPARED: NDIS Readiness Advisor Trish McIvor with Early Childhood Intervention Australia’s, Brian Kirk at Tuesday’s Mallee Family Care NDIS information session held at the Mildura Church of Christ. By JOHN DOOLEY IN advance of the official Mallee region roll-out...

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Always wanted to take your dog to work? This Friday, you can!

DOGGOS? YES PLEASE! THIS Friday, June 22, is Take your Dog to Work Day. Not only do our furry friends make us laugh and smile, there are also several scientifically proven benefits of taking part in this year’s day. There is no doubt, dogs remain (hu)man’s best...

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Helping NSW learner drivers become safer drivers

A FREE workshop for parents and supervisors of learner drivers in NSW will be held by Roads and Maritime Services and Wentworth Shire Council on Tuesday, June 26 at 6pm at the Coomealla High School in Dareton. The two-hour course ‘Helping Learner Drivers Become Safer...

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Queen’s Birthday honours for prominent local trio

Dr Kevin Chambers and Michael Oates. By JOHN DOOLEY THE Medal (OAM) Order of Australia in the General Division was awarded to three prominent Sunraysia residents last weekend in acknowledgment of the outstanding contribution they have made to their...

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SMP receives additional $$$$ support

A further $3.05 million has been put towards the Sunraysia Modernisation Project this week. Pictured at the announcement are Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister, Keith Pitt, Lower Murray Water Chair Cheryl Rix, Member for Mallee Andrew Broad...

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A table with tales to tell

ATTENTION TO DETAIL: Before being installed in its new home at the RSL, local craftsman Don Scales is completing a careful refurbishment of the historic table. Photo: PAUL MENSCH  By JOHN DOOLEY IN a move to ensure an iconic part of Mildura’s history is...

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Region unites to Make Bullying History

ON A MISSION: Make Bullying History Foundation founders Brett and Terrisa Murray at Chaffey Secondary College yesterday. By VINNIE RODI CHAFFEY Secondary College has taken a stand against bullying this week, playing host to renowned education group the Make Bullying...

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