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REXIT ROADSHOW HITS TOWN

REXIT ROADSHOW HITS TOWN

THE Rexit Roadshow has come to Mildura. Liberal Democrats MP Tim Quilty has spent recent weeks promoting his plan for parts of regional Victoria and NSW become a new Australian state. His Mildura meeting was the fourth day of last week's regional Victorian tour...

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RED TAPE RISKS HARVEST

RED TAPE RISKS HARVEST

FRUIT and vegetable prices will rise unless the Victorian and NSW Governments take quick action to resolve the seasonal worker crisis, according to Citrus Australia CEO Nathan Hancock. The peak body wants Premiers Daniel Andrews Gladys Berejiklian to resolve the...

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GAP FILLER – RAIL RESCUE PACKAGE

GAP FILLER – RAIL RESCUE PACKAGE

CANBERRA will almost double its cash contribution with a $195 million rescue package for the Victorian Government troubled Murray Basin Freight Rail network. The announcement of extra funding by Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack has been welcomed by the...

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REASON UNION

REASON UNION

MILDURA independent MP Ali Cupper will this morning launch a new coalition with the Reason Party. Ms Cupper will be deputy leader to Reason's Fiona Patten in what they described as a "new coalition of independent women". Mid-way through her first term as the local MP,...

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MERBEIN P10 COLLEGE $5.9m WINDFALL

A $5.937 million grant to complete infrastructure upgrades at Merbein P-10 College was announced in this week’s State Budget, which will now allow the school to complete a long awaited upgrade program that commenced 10 years ago. Merbein P10 acting principal Chris...

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Water round table valuable to Minister

Water round table valuable to Minister

FEDERAL Member for Mallee, Anne Webster welcomed the participation of the Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia, Keith Pitt, along with local stakeholders in a 'round table' teleconference to discuss the critically important issue of water and the...

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Mildura hearing on tackling climate change

Mildura hearing on tackling climate change

THE parliamentary inquiry into how to tackle climate change in Victorian communities will hold a public hearing and conduct site inspections in Mildura on Thursday. The Legislative Assembly’s Environment and Planning Committee will meet with Mildura Rural City...

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