There has been no outcome in the Farmer Power Crisis Meeting in Tongala today, which was attended by hundreds of farmers.GEOFF ADAMS AND CHLOE WARBURTON February 13, 2013 1:30pm
Hundreds of farmers attended the Farmer Power Crisis Meeting in Tongala today but no resolution has been reached.
The newly formed lobby group is campaigning for a better milk price, preference for Australian-made foods and reviews of government polices.
Dairy farmers are demanding action to achieve better milk proces and protection against subsidised imported food.
The meeting was supported by hundreds of dairy farmers, as well as beef farmers and orchardists and a large media contingency.
Farmer Power northern coordinator Nigel Hicks said the group would now analyse the feedback, both written and verbal, before deciding the next step.
Further meetings are expected to be held.
The Better Local Government Association has applauded Greater Shepparton City Council’s decision not to apply for an increase on the 2.5 per cent rate cap set by the Victorian Government.
Yarrawonga/Mulwala's largest ever professional golf event, the Shepparton BMW Senior Victorian Open, got underway today with 124 players hitting off from 8am to 1pm on Yarrawonga's Black Bull Golf Course at Silverwoods.
Tatura’s rainfall for the last three months of 2015, 116.6mm, was marginally down on the long-term average for the same period, 120.8mm.
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THE second annual Christmas town party in Lockington did not quite attract the crowd organisers were hoping for, but it failed to dampen their spirit.
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TOOLLEEN Recreation Reserve Committee of Management presented three awards on Australia Day in front of 80 local residents.
The NSW Government has recommended the Old Cobram Barooga Bridge be placed on the State Heritage register.
Deniliquin doctor Marion Magee says she is disgusted with the treatment of local nurses.
Federal Member for Murray Sharman Stone has been criticised by two Victorian MPs for suggesting the Federal Government should stop spending money on the $2 billion irrigation modernisation program until problems are sorted out.
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