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Political hypocrisy sacrifices communities

The political hypocrisy that is prepared to sacrifice rural communities for untested environmental ideology had a large crowd stunned on Friday in Moama.. The damage to rural communities across northern Victoria and southern NSW from what was

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Zoe McMaugh
Apr 20 2018
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Historic feature on Deni

In 1842, 175 years ago, a young station owner named Augustus Morris set up the head station of the ‘Denelequin’ run on the present site of the Mundiwa homestead.. This was the birth of our town, Deniliquin.. In celebration of this

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Deniliquin Pa...
Jan 03 2018
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Outstanding effort

Deniliquin student Daniel Perdrisat has been honoured for his academic achievement and work ethic at the 2018 TAFE NSW Riverina Excellence Awards held in Wagga Wagga.. Mr Perdrisat, who completed a Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation at

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Abbey Flanagan
Apr 20 2018
News

Exhibition shares local service stories

Local man Ron Richards is one of the many contributors who donated memorabilia for the No. 7 Service Flying Training School ‘Plane Necessity’ exhibition at the Peppin Heritage Centre.. The 7SFTS was based at Deniliquin Airport during

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Abbey Flanagan
Apr 20 2018
News

Seniors Fest morning...

A demonstration from the local Old Time Dancing group was a highlight of a special morning tea for local seniors last week.. The NSW Seniors Festival morning tea hosted by Edward River Council attracted about 50 people to the Deniliquin Multi Arts

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Abbey Flanagan
Apr 20 2018
News

Retired, or not

The field to contest a controversial Murray Irrigation Ltd election will not be finalised until late today, amid last minute discussions this week with potential candidates.. The Pastoral Times believes more than half the previous Board of Directors

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Zoe McMaugh
Apr 20 2018
News

Trade at the Truck Show

Build your business clientele with the Deniliquin Truck Show and Industry Expo.. The annual event’s trade sites target your specific market, and bookings are now open for trade specific businesses to showcase themselves direct to transport

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Deniliquin Pa...
Apr 20 2018
News

Expanded museum launch still to come

Poor weather and 80km/h wind speeds forced the cancellation of the long-anticipated launch of a temporary air museum at the Deniliquin Airport on Saturday.. A photographic display and a map of the RAAF No. 7 Service Flying Training School at

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Zoe McMaugh
Apr 20 2018
News

Awards for deserving Rotarians

When Denise Phillips and Di Hand joined the Deniliquin Rotary Club 25 years ago, they were among the club’s first female members.. Both have been invaluable contributors to the club, its events and the community, and both were recently

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Abbey Flanagan
Apr 19 2018
News

New-look market

The search is on for stallholders who want to be involved in this year’s reinvention of the traditional Conargo Mother’s Day Market.. After reading in the Pastoral Times the famed event was cancelled this year due to volunteer fatigue

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Contributor
Apr 18 2018
News

Russell returns to...

When former local Russell Banks (pictured) heard there was going to be an air show in Deniliquin at the weekend, he knew he had to be involved.. Russell returned to Deniliquin from Canberra to participate in the weather delayed performance on

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Deniliquin Pa...
Apr 18 2018
News

It’s time for balance

It is time to deliver the balance that was promised in implementation of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.. That was a strong message from the ‘Uniting the Southern Basin’ water forum in Moama on Friday.. The forum was organised by the

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Contributor
Apr 18 2018
News

Truck driver injured...

SunRice has confirmed a contract truck driver was injured in a ‘‘serious accident’’ at the Deniliquin Australian Grain Services site on Friday.. Details surrounding the incident, or the driver’s specific injuries, have

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Deniliquin Pa...
Apr 18 2018
News

Lightning ignites stubble

A slight shower on Saturday assisted in dousing a stubble fire caused by a lightning strike at Conargo.. Firefighters from the Conargo, Jerilderie, Wanganella and Mayrung brigades were called to the property 10km north of Conargo about 2.30pm

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Deniliquin Pa...
Apr 17 2018
News

Delayed air show still attracts a big crowd

Loop-de-loops, barrel rolls and synchronised flying left spectators in awe at the Deniliquin Aero Club’s special mini air show at Deniliquin Airport on Sunday.. It was originally scheduled to be held Saturday afternoon, but strong winds and

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Deniliquin Pa...
Apr 17 2018
Sport

Undermanned Drovers victorious

An inexperienced Deni Drovers line-up picked up a miraculous win against a tough Tumut team at Leeton on Saturday.. After falling 12-0 down in the early stages of the Southern Inland Rugby Union McMullen Cup round two match, the Drovers fought their

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Jamie Lowe
Apr 17 2018
News

Deniliquin’s first...

Perin Davey has become the first Deniliquin-based chair of Regional Development Australia - Murray.. Ms Davey said her new role would allow her to contribute to the region through the organisation’s promotions and attraction of investment

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Zoe McMaugh
Apr 14 2018
News

Dry spell hits

A hot and dry start to the year could soon take its toll on the region’s productive sector if long-range rain forecasts do not eventuate.. While Elders Deniliquin agronomist Adam Dellwo said the conditions have mainly had a positive effect on

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Zoe McMaugh
Apr 14 2018
Out & About

A perfect park setting

About 160 people attended the Baptist Church’s Easter in the Park on Easter Sunday.. Great weather greeted the guests who enjoyed some fun Easter activities and an Easter service featuring guest presenter Stuart White from Melbourne.. Children

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Abbey Flanagan
Apr 14 2018
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