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Alpine grazing bid defeated in parliament

A MOTION to allow mountain cattlemen to resume grazing in the High Country has been defeated in Federal Parliament by one vote this week.

Planned burning at Yarram tip

THE Department of Sustainability and Environment and Parks Victoria have advised that a fuel reduction planned burn will be conducted today (Wednesday) at the Yarram tip, four kilometres north-east of Yarram.

Talk the Toll Down community forum

DEPUTY Premier and Police Minister Peter Ryan will head a community forum in Sale next month as part of Talk the Toll Down campaign.

Llowalong burglary

A BURGLARY of a residence on Llowalong Rd, Llowalong, took place some time during the past three weeks.

Maffra’s big weekend

MAFFRA'S 55th year of holding its Mardi Gras will again draw large crowds and raise much needed money for this year’s sole entrant Britney Neille and her organisation, the Heyfield Football-Netball Club, this Saturday.

Make a decision

IT’s time more than a decade of dithering over the future of the Sale Livestock Exchange ended.

Blast victim critical

A Yarram man has been placed into an induced coma after he received burns to more than 50 per cent of his body after his house exploded in Yarram early this morning.

Final flood warning for Mitchell River

A FINAL minor flood warning is now in place for the Mitchell River.

Road closures

FLOODING has caused flood closures.

Flood warnings for Avon, Thomson, Mitchell rivers

FLOOD warnings have been issued for the Avon, Thomson and Mitchell rivers.

Minor flood warning for the Mitchell River

A MINOR flood warning is in place for the Mitchell River.

Lucky escape

AN Alberton West woman had a lucky escape on Saturday afternoon, walking away with no injuries after losing control of her vehicle and colliding with an embankment before the vehicle came to rest on its roof.

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