Bennett to retire soon

Mr Bennett, the Assistant Commissioner for Planning and Development, will shortly return to work for 10 days before retiring.
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Tasmania Police will hold a luncheon for him on Friday.

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Consulting is key to vision

IT BODES well that new City of Greater Bendigo mayor Greg Williams is talking about bringing the three tiers of government together to work for the benefit of the region.
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It is just a pity the quarterly leadership forums he has proposed sound more like a talkfest for those

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Farnham to
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tour again

MELBOURNE - Singer John Farnham will launch a national tour on Monday.

Manager Glenn Wheatley yesterday confirmed the 53-year- old was preparing for a national tour under the banner The Last Time, but played down reports that he would quit show business. Farnham last embarked on

Clash switched

THE All Seasons Bendigo Football League clash between Kangaroo Flat and Golden Square in round four has been switched to the Queen Elizabeth Oval.
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The Roos and Bulldogs were scheduled to meet at Dower Park in round four on Saturday, May 8, but the game has been switched to

Women add touch

BENDIGO Jockey Club Committee member Margot Falconer has applauded a State Government initiative to encourage more women to join sporting boards and committees.
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Under the initiative, the government aims to increase the numbers of women on sporting boards by up to 40per cent in an effort to combat what

Ex-priest on 58 sex charges

The 58 charges relate to the alleged abuse of seven children of both sexes, spanning a period of 22 years from 1965 to 1987, in regional Queensland towns.
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The charges were laid after long-serving priest Father Michael Joseph McArdle publicly admitted molesting altar boys as young as 10 in

Woman, 68, jailed over heater theft

Anna Franke, 68, of Pamela Court, was found guilty by a Supreme Court jury of receiving stolen property.
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Crown prosecutor John Ransom told the court Franke had sold the woodheaters, which had been stolen by another man from vacant Housing Department homes in Ravenswood, Rocherlea and Waverley.

Franke had claimed

Beaconsfield meeting

Topics for discussion will be the results of the survey recently conducted among Beaconsfield residents to determine priorities for town improvements, and the formation of a West Tamar chamber of commerce.
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All members of the community are encouraged to attend. For more information contact the Tamar Valley Business Enterprise

Students learn about life on the farm

LEARNING: Axedale Primary School student Jessica McLeod tends to sheep on the school's farm.AXEDALE Primary School is using farm animals to teach students maths and English.
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The farm, complete with a vegetable garden and orchard, is teaching grade four, five and six students about animal husbandry, land

A show not to be missed

BENDIGO Community Theatre's spectacular production of The King and I was an excellent way of presenting the refurbished theatre to the community.
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It was obvious that patrons were very impressed with the `new look' and the benefits of improved seating.

The Bendigo Community Theatre team have again shown their