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Amazing grants for amazing people

AMP’S Tomorrow Fund is once again offering $1 million in grants to amazing Australians doing great things – and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging people across the electorate to apply.. The grants program is open to individuals

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Campaspe News
Mar 30 2017
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It’s a huge leg-up for buyers

AFFORDING your first home will be more accessible for Rochester and district residents come July 1 with major changes coming into place.. Not only has the Victorian Government revealed it would slash the stamp duty for first home buyers, regional

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Campaspe News
Mar 29 2017
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REDHS rep at forum

ROCHESTER and Elmore District Health Service treasurer Jodie Smith will bring the latest information and issues in rural healthcare home when she attends the 14th National Rural Health Conference in April.. Jodie was one of 10 consumers and rural

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Campaspe News
Mar 29 2017
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News in brief

Man charged with burglaries. A MAN has been arrested and charged over a series of burglaries in Echuca and Rochester.. Nathan Mann, 21, was charged with four counts of burglary and theft on Wednesday.. They relate to burglaries at businesses in High

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Campaspe News
Mar 29 2017
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Walsh: Uber tax is...

NATIONALS leader and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh said it was ‘‘absolute nonsense’’ for country people to pay a new tax to regulate Uber transport services operating in city settings.. He said the Andrews Labor Government is

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Campaspe News
Mar 29 2017
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Saving your bacon

LOCAL tradies are invited to a free breakfast on Thursday at the Mitre 10 yard.. Elmore, Lockington and Rochester Community Bendigo Bank branches with ‘Hope Assistance Local Tradie’ (HALT) are providing egg and bacon rolls, coffee and juice from

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Campaspe News
Mar 28 2017
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It’s aloha Rochester

ALOHA Rochester — Hawaii is coming.. As part of National Youth Week Rochester Secondary College will play host to ‘A Summer in Hawaii’ on March 31 on the school’s oval.. Rochester Elmore District Health Service (REDHS) are partnering with

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Campaspe News
Mar 28 2017
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Reflections from the past

10 years ago. Tuesday, April 3, 2007. More than 100 people attended the official opening of Lockington and District Bush Nursing Centre’s renovations on Friday.. The $448,000 renovations - which have doubled the size of the centre - include a new

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Campaspe News
Mar 28 2017
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Fee hikes are out early

CAMPASPE Shire has adopted its fees and charges for the 2017/18 year early in order to better equip the public.. Although the fees won’t come into effect until July 1, council has made them available for residents to view in order to give them

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Campaspe News
Mar 28 2017
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No time to paws in a 100km trek

FOUR brave Rochester women are set to raise money in one of the toughest of ways.. The group of work colleagues from the Rochester Veterinary Clinic will walk 100km in under 48 hours in support of Oxfam.. Kelli Griffin, Anna Nilbett, Merryn Murray

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Campaspe News
Mar 28 2017
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Help to make farms fit...

LET’S move into the future Rochester.. The 2017 Future Farming Expo is coming to town on April 5 and will feature farmers, scientists and industry experts sharing their research, experience and ideas on strategies to future proof farms.. The North

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Campaspe News
Mar 28 2017
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Mayor gets runaround

CITY of Greater Bendigo’s new mayor, Margaret O’Rourke, councillors and senior staff descended on Elmore en masse last week to see firsthand what could be done to help the small town with a big track record for getting things done.. Elmore

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Campaspe News
Mar 28 2017
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Safe hub a big step...

SETTING up a local safety hub for victims of abuse is one step closer following a meeting last week.. Nine organisations attended Campaspe Family Violence Action Group’s first operational committee meeting in Echuca last Tuesday which aimed to

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Campaspe News
Mar 24 2017
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Olivia shines at Youth of the Year competition

ROCHESTER’S Olivia Dimovski will represent the region at the district Lions Youth of the Year competition on March 26.. The Rochester Secondary College student, 17, was one of five students who competed in the regional level competition

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Campaspe News
Mar 24 2017
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Fill in your burn off permits today

APPLICATIONS for permits to burn are now available from council offices across CFA’s District 20 which includes Campaspe, Gannawarra and Loddon Shires.. Permits will only be considered for burning fine fuels less than 6mm such as grass, stubble

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Vivienne Duck
Mar 24 2017
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Reflections from the past

10 years ago. Tuesday, March 27, 2007. Rochester’s St Joseph’s Primary School was awash with orange on Wednesday as the students celebrated Harmony Day.. Students wore orange clothing as part of the day that says ‘no’ to racism.. Teacher

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Campaspe News
Mar 23 2017
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Three bandits caught...

THREE people wanted by police for property-related crime across the district have been arrested as a result of a warrant operation.. The three-week Bendigo Crime Crackdown Campaign, launched on March 6, saw 20 offenders named.. The public call-out

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Campaspe News
Mar 23 2017
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Highway attack

A BOTTLE was thrown from an oncoming car at a truck driver about 1.30am on Friday, narrowly missing the driver’s face.. ‘‘The driver was on his regular route from a pick up in Melbourne heading to Echuca when he was struck with the

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Campaspe News
Mar 22 2017
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Record-smashing grain...

GRAINCORP’S Elmore site received a record-breaking 160,000tonnes of grain this season, smashing the site’s previous record by a whopping 50,000tonnes.. Last season the Elmore site only received 25,000tonnes in total.. Sixth generation cropper

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Sophie Baldwin
Mar 22 2017
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