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Farewell Guide Leader Sheila Teal

Recently the Yarrawonga community mourned the loss of Sheila Teal and a group of her Guiding friends put together a tribute to her in honour of her long service to the community to share with the Yarrawonga Chronicle readers.. “We knew her as

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Yarrawonga Ch...
May 25 2017
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Developer charge increases in budget

Federation Council’s draft Development Servicing Plan (DSP) is part of its overall draft budget consultation process from May 27 to June 29.. The DSP is proposing increased developer charges of $5,2225 for water and $4,400 for sewerage, as decided

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Robert Muir
May 25 2017
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Inner Wheel Floral Affair

A very successful Inner Wheel fundraising Mother’s Day Floral Affair was held at the Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort on May 11.. The winner of the major raffle, a painting donated by local artist Maureen Holgate, was Lorraine Bradshow.. The

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May 25 2017
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Community garage sale to the rescue

A community garage sale is in the planning for Saturday, September 9, to assist in the continuation of Citizen of the Year Loretta Saunders’ volunteer based Moah’s Ark Yarrawonga Wildlife Rescue Shelter.. For more than 10 years Loretta has

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Yarrawonga Ch...
May 25 2017
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Little champs at...

It was the smallest school in their small schools cross country event recently and in the swimming competition back in February.. But Savernake Public School - which currently has just nine students - had plenty of success, returning home with two

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Robert Muir
May 25 2017
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Lions to soar with...

Mulwala Football and Netball Club’s plan to have a solar panel heating system for its main pavilion at Lonsdale Reserve Mulwala received a big boost on Tuesday, May 16 at Federation Council’s monthly meeting.. That’s when council’s

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Robert Muir
May 24 2017
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‘Stronger families,...

Yarrawonga Health hosted a Picnic in the Park at Kennedy Park recently to celebrate the importance of family.. Activities included bubble blowing, colouring in, making apple slinkies and readings and songs with Eddy from the Yarrawonga Library

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Yarrawonga Ch...
May 24 2017
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Awarding our volunteers

Volunteer Recognition Awards are to be introduced by Federation Council as part of Volunteer Week 2017 celebrations, with nominations to close on June 23 and a presentation/thank you event in July. . Council’s Director Corporate and Corporate and

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Robert Muir
May 24 2017
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Carp targeted in scientific eradication

Scientists from the Arthur Rylah Institute descended upon Lake Mulwala on Monday to participate in a targeted carp eradication program along the base of the Yarrawonga Weir.. This program was coordinated by Kelvin Berry from the Wangaratt

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Fiona Blick
May 24 2017
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Charity golf and dinner

Locals and visitors will have noticed the wide range of sporting memorabilia in the foyer of Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort.. It will all go under the hammer next Wednesday, May 31 in the club resort’s Willow Room over a three-course dinner

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Robert Muir
May 24 2017
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Excitement builds for...

Work begins this week on extended facilities at Yarrawonga Health’s Karana aged care service.. The $600,000 project has been a while in the making, with residents and their families participating in planning for the development according to

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Racheal Willett
May 24 2017
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Draft budget on...

Federation Council’s draft budget for 2017/18 will be on public exhibition for 28 days, from this Saturday, May 27 to Friday, June 23.. It includes a 1.5% increase in general rate income for former Urana Shire properties, in accordance with NSW

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Robert Muir
May 24 2017
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Men’s Shed and...

The Yarrawonga Pre-School has had a welcome facelift thanks to the help of the Yarrawonga Mulwala Men’s Shed.. The pre-school committee approached the men’s shed for help with rejuvenating some outdoor equipment including the sanding and oiling

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Robert Muir
May 24 2017
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‘Fun-tastic’ boost for All Abilities Playground

The proposed creation of a unique-to-country area of a $1.8 million All Abilities Adventure Playground in Mulwala received a massive financial boost from Federation Council on Tuesday, May 16.. At council’s May meeting, Federation Council

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Robert Muir
May 24 2017
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Letters to the Editor

Development speaks to positive outlook. I am writing to congratulate Kaitlyn Cummins and her committee on their success in achieving funding from Federation Council of some $856,000 (part of the $10 Million dollar Corowa Shire amalgamation package)

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May 24 2017
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Students embark on China adventure

Thirteen excited year nine students from Yarrawonga College P-12 are busy filling in passport forms and organising luggage ready for a six week adventure to China.. The eager students were fortunate to be chosen for the China trip as part of the

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Racheal Willett
May 24 2017
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Home razed in...

Only a few smouldering pieces of wood remained of a home in Sharp Street, Yarrawonga after it caught alight on Sunday morning.. Leading Senior Constable Janis McMillan told the Yarrawonga Chronicle fire crews and police were called to the house fire

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Fiona Blick
May 24 2017
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Mulwala projects among...

Funding for an all abilities playground in Mulwala and improvements at Kyffins Reserve is included in a $9 million cash injection into the Federation Council area as part of the Stronger Communities Major Projects Fund.. Almost $9 million dollars

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Jared Loughnan
May 17 2017
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The importance of...

Australia has one of the highest rates of food allergies in the developed world with an exponential increase of food allergy over the last 10-15 years which now accounts for 1 in every 500 hospital admissions for children aged 5-14. . Stephanie

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Yarrawonga Ch...
May 17 2017
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