The Daily Advertiser
Wednesday, 29 May 2024
Regional ministers excited to see any and all submissions.
Jeremy Eager • 1hr ago
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VOTE NOW: Is it size, simplicity, ingredients or the chips?
Jeremy Eager
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Police have put out the warning after someone lost $500.
Cai Holroyd
Murrumbidgee Police District has urged the community to be wary online after a Tinder match was threatened. File image
Highlighting history at the Mooloomoon shearing shed.
Rebecca Nadge
Graeme Nalder owns the historic Mooloomoon shearing shed in Moulamein. Picture by Rebecca Nadge
New homes have been approved but development has not started.
Jemimah Clegg
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Sydney and Melbourne had the largest number of projects awaiting commencement, and almost 80 per cent of them were apartments. Pic: Shutterstock
New data reveals demands in regional hospitals are 'too great'.
Carla Mascarenhas • 1hr ago
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Ambulances outside John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle. Picture by Marina Neil
The concession comes after the daughter of the killer spoke out.
Carla Mascarenhas
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Jennifer and Gretl Petelczyc were shot dead by a gunman who entered their Floreat home searching for his ex-wife.(Supplied)
Wagga mum welcomes new childcare centre.
Taylor Dodge
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Courtney Lansdowne with 11-day-old son Jacobi Taylor live near the site where a new daycare has been approved. Picture by Tom Dennis
The move will see the levee raised to the height of a one in 20-year flood.
Andrew Mangelsdorf
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Coffee pair take the plunge as publicans of the Farmers Inn Hotel.
Jodie O'Sullivan
Come on in and say hi ... April Hill and Jase Hounsell are the new owners of Burrumbuttock's Farmers Inn Hotel. Picture by James Wiltshire
Wagga's goal keeper extraordinaire has had a big fortnight.
Tahlia Sinclair
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Goal keepers Jada Whyman and Lydia Williams take a run together during the A-League All Stars Women open training session. Picture by Getty Images
Wagga's newest club will step up from the junior field this week.
Tahlia Sinclair
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Estella Storm players Shannon Pike, Beck Lally, and Shanae Pope ahead of the start of the 2024 season. Picture by Les Smith
Parents say they feel heard after meetings.
Emily Anderson
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Goodstart Junee will close its doors on July 19, after parents and members of the community expressed concerns over the centre's short notice closure. Picture by Tom Dennis
Wagga health could face strain if nearby health services cut.
Finn Coleman
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Merged entity would be 'dynamic and exciting' media company.
The ACM network includes 14 daily newspapers and subscription news websites, including The Canberra Times, Newcastle Herald and Illawarra Mercury.
About 600,000 tonnes of material has been excavated from the site.
Beau Greenway
ANU thanks protesters for moving camp.
Lucy Arundell, Lucinda Garbutt-Young, Steve Evans
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Protesters rallied after their forced move on Tuesday. Picture by Karleen Minney
Wagga has one of the highest demerit return rates in the region.
Andrew Mangelsdorf
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Wagga's Josh Jones believes the demerit point return scheme is great and that it has helped his brother out of a rather tight spot. Picture by Andrew Mangelsdorf
Business using Facebook to deter thieves.
Taylor Dodge
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Councillors knocked heads over the contentious issue.
Andrew Mangelsdorf
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The Wagga City Council has narrowly voted to rename Bolton Park's Michael Slater Oval due to his domestic violence convictions. Picture by Rob Maccoll, AAP PHOTOS
Booranga makes painful decision to stop paying staff, workshops.
Jeremy Eager
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The renowned actor will be joined by another famous face.
Andrew Mangelsdorf
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Sophie (Kaarin Fairfax), Sal (Gerard O'Dwyer) and Tommy (John Jarratt) star in What About Sal, which premieres in Wagga while the former Wolf Creek star pays the city a visit. Picture contributed
The 2024 NSW street count recorded six rough sleepers in Wagga.
Finn Coleman
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Homeless man Shane Sweeney has built a makeshift structure to camp out by the Murrumbidgee River. Picture by Bernard Humphreys

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The crowdfunded petition reached it's goal last week.
Jessica Belzycki
Specialist officers are involved, police said.
Adam Spencer • 1hr ago
Officers checking potential evidence south of Ballarat. Picture by Lachlan Bence
Doctor admits he had no medical reason for his actions.
Ben Silvester • 2hrs ago
Dr Sofoklis Lahanis performed an unwarranted manual vaginal examination without warning or consent from his patient.
'There have been plenty of times where I never thought I'd live to see this day.'
Nadine Morton
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Cold Chisel are coming to Wollongong as part of their The Big Five-0 national tour. Picture supplied
Sometimes revulsion is needed to galvanise public opinion.
John Hanscombe • 2hrs ago
Censoring violence might be desensitising us to wrondoing. Picture Shutterstock
She's played 11 games, despite only being a youth league player.
Jimmy Meiklejohn • 26m ago
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Nick Heywood rode back-to-back winning trebles last weekend.
Graeme White • 2hrs ago
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In-form jockey Nick Heywood discusses the win of Finn's The Icon on Wagga Gold Cup day earlier this month. Heywood has ridden two winning trebles in the past week. Picture by Les Smith
While one school is after redemption, the other wants a threepeat.
Tahlia Sinclair
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Mater Dei's Isabel Edmunds is defended by TRAC's Leila Campbell at a centre pass. Picture by Tom Dennis
Wagga's goal keeper extraordinaire has had a big fortnight.
Tahlia Sinclair
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Wagga's newest club will step up from the junior field this week.
Tahlia Sinclair
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Estella Storm players Shannon Pike, Beck Lally, and Shanae Pope ahead of the start of the 2024 season. Picture by Les Smith
The Narrandera duo have been in fine touch at state league level.
Matt Malone
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Luke McKay in action for Narrandera last season, while Harry Grintell celebrates a goal at Werribee.
He last took the field in round three against Leeton-Whitton.
Jimmy Meiklejohn
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Turvey Park key defender Tim Doyle is expected to return from a knee injury in the next couple of weeks.
It shapes as a huge day and night of school football.
Matt Malone
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Mater Dei Catholic College captain Charlie Schneider and Kildare Catholic College co-captain Lochie Field face off with the Carroll Cup ahead of Wednesday night's grand final. Picture by Bernard Humphreys
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Wednesday, 29 May 2024

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New homes have been approved but development has not started.
Jemimah Clegg
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"A welcoming and comfortable haven for families."
Selling agent Paul Irvine said this recently-listed, stunning family home offers tonnes of space for you and your loved ones to enjoy. Picture supplied.
Top suburbs for under $500 rentals are fewer.
Jemimah Clegg
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The number of rental properties under $500 a week across Australia's major cities has almost halved in the past year. Pic: Shutterstock
This home is back from the street, enveloped by established gardens.
The 1960s-era home is in the NSW town of Moss Vale.
Jade Lazarevic
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TV host Samantha Armytage has paid $1.3 million for a renovation project in Moss Vale. Picture supplied
The show debuts on the Seven Network on May 26.
Jade Lazarevic
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Dream Home host Dr Chris Brown with the 12 contestants competing on the Seven Network's new renovation show. Picture supplied
VOTE NOW: Is it size, simplicity, ingredients or the chips?
Jeremy Eager
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About 600,000 tonnes of material has been excavated from the site.
Beau Greenway
Bogong High Plains Road had two-lane access restored on Monday, May 27, more than 18 months after a landslide closed the connection between Mount Beauty and Falls Creek. Picture supplied
It will be held over the King's Birthday weekend.
Allan Wilson
Members of The Gurdwara Singh Sabha Society Griffith (NSW) Incorporated are welcoming all to the 26th annual Sikh Games to be held in Griffith next month. Picture by Allan Wilson
'We had about 50 people lining up at 9 o'clock in the morning.'
Layton Holley
Farmer Wants a Wife star Dustin Manwaring walks into the Rand Hotel to meet local girl and love interest Sophie Trethowan. Picture by Channel 7
Dane Simpson says city crowds 'go bananas' for Wagga quirks.
Emily Anderson
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Leigh Ryan, Jamie Way and Dane Simpson will be at the Great Comedy Fest Debate arguing about whether there has been any good music since 1999. Picture by Emily Anderson
Upgrades to the nbn are making connections in regional areas better.
For enough funds for your retirement, financial planner Cheryl Haines has some tips.
Having the comfortable retirement you dream about takes some careful plannng to achieve. Picture Shutterstock
Travel through the Panama Canal on a ship built for maximum enjoyment.
Emma Brown
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Colourful houses Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Picture Shutterstock
March saw the unveiling of New Holland's improved range of T9 SmartTrax™ with PLM Intelligence™ tractors to New Holland dealerships across the country.
Ben Mitchell, Ag Product and Portfolio Manager - ANZ, says the T7.300 (pictured) was in response to customers wanting a tractor with more power without bigger frames and more weight, while maintaining manoeuvrability. Picture supplied
Sit back and see the best of New Zealand on this sweeping rail and coach tour.
Emma Brown
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Queenstown on the shores of Lake Wakatipu. Picture Shutterstock
Booranga makes painful decision to stop paying staff, workshops.
Jeremy Eager
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Compiled from the Daily Advertiser by the Wagga Wagga & District Historical Society.
Tarcutta Street Hospital was built in the 1860s on the current site of Wagga Police Station. It was described as a neat substantial structure of brick consisting of a main building and two wings fronted with a verandah onto which all five wards opened. Picture supplied
Leola hosts her last Biggest Morning Tea.
Taylor Dodge
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Leola Hull with son Peter Hull at her 31st Biggest Morning Tea for Cancer Council. Picture by Tom Dennis
Dozens of Mad Men-esque motorcyclists took the road.
Finn Coleman
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The Distinguished Gentleman's Ride Wagga host and highest fundraiser Guy McCorquodale, rides with his wife Dorothea. Picture by Roger Dietrich
The event has made it to regional NSW for the first time.
Jeremy Eager
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Dogs and their owners gathered at Lake Albert for the Riverina's first Flynns Walk on Sunday. Pictures by Tom Dennis
The veteran nearly didn't survive an aircraft crash during the war.
Annie Hesse • 14m ago
She's played 11 games, despite only being a youth league player.
Jimmy Meiklejohn • 26m ago
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Caitlin Quintal has made her mark at NBL1 level with Albury-Wodonga Bandits in her rookie season. Picture by Bernard Humphreys
Regional ministers excited to see any and all submissions.
Jeremy Eager • 1hr ago
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Wagga MP Dr Joe McGirr lobbied the state government to make a regional crime inquiry. Picture by Tom Dennis
Specialist officers are involved, police said.
Adam Spencer • 1hr ago
Officers checking potential evidence south of Ballarat. Picture by Lachlan Bence
New data reveals demands in regional hospitals are 'too great'.
Carla Mascarenhas • 1hr ago
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Ambulances outside John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle. Picture by Marina Neil
Sometimes revulsion is needed to galvanise public opinion.
John Hanscombe • 2hrs ago
There are ways to avoid nasty surprises with aged care costs.
Rachel Lane
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There are ways to avoid nasty surprises with aged care costs. Picture Shutterstock
It's past time governments shelved the pill testing ideology.
John Hanscombe
Most Australian states oppose pill testing. Picture Shutterstock
This unsung coastline is rich in adventure and fine beaches.
John Borthwick
Our duelling experts are here to help.
Amy Cooper and Mal Chenu
Where will your tastebuds take you - to places with hot food or cold?
Leave winter behind at one of Samoa's beautiful resorts.
Akash Arora
From Egypt to Asia, here's the ultimate lowdown.
These cruises can take you to some of the hottest places around the globe
Travel packing tips to help you make the most of your holiday.
Miranda Aitken
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Packing hacks can help change the way you travel. Photo by Shutterstock.
Head for this capital city, where cold is the hottest new thing.
Andrew Bain
And the award for Australia's most incredible winter getaway goes to ...
Experts are predicting extraordinary visibility in 2024-25.
Ultimate guide: How to tick the northern lights off your bucket list
Car Expert
Back off, BYD! Volkswagen is targeting a sharp price for its new electric city car, though it won't premiere until 2027.
William Stopford • 17m ago
BMW’s popular M3 performance sedan and wagon now have more power, at least in all-wheel drive guise, alongside minor updates to the range.
Jordan Mulach • 2hrs ago
2025 BMW M3 gets more power, but some models miss out
After launching last year without a diesel option, the new BMW 5 Series will regain an oiler by the end of 2024.
William Stopford
BMW 5 Series diesel returns to Australia
The latest BMW 3 Series update brings next-gen infotainment, chassis revisions, and minor trim changes, as well as a longer-range plug-in hybrid.
William Stopford
2025 BMW 3 Series favours tech, chassis upgrades over exterior changes
Despite an increasing push by global carmakers to go electric, Toyota, Mazda and Subaru are continuing to make petrol power cleaner.
Jordan Mulach
Toyota, Mazda and Subaru commit to petrol power with new engines
The Senior
Think you're smarter than The Lightning Bolt? Find out all about the new Chaser in Australia.
Therese Murray
Proposed law changes to reduce financial elder abuse.
Eileen Wood
The Standing Council of Attorneys-General is looking into changes to financial Enduring Powers of Attorney. Picture Shutterstock
Persistence has paid off for veterans golfer Rita Gounder.
Rowan Cowley
Rita Gounder is Western Sydney Region Veteran Golf Association's ladies player of the year. Picture supplied
The Land
The single desk arrangement for Australia's largest rice exporting region will end on July 1, 2025 under a bill being introduced to parliament next month.
Samantha Townsend • 1hr ago
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For the first time, koalas near Gunnedah have been observed regulating their body temperatures ahead of the hottest days of summer.
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University of Sydney researcher with the School of Veterinary Science Valentina Mella says koalas can predict the hottest days from morning conditions and adjust their core temperatures accordingly. Picture supplied by University of Sydney.
Grazing block near Bathurst sells for a strong price.
Chris McLennan
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Room with a view - the Bathurst region experiences cool winters and mild summers ideal for pasture growth and cropping. Pictures and video from Elders Emms Mooney.
Highlighting history at the Mooloomoon shearing shed.
Rebecca Nadge
It started with a TikTok video stating red goes with everything.
Linley Wilkie
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What's the buzz behind the red theory?
These new carpet and wallpaper ranges really make an impression.
Linley Wilkie
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The Coastal Guardians carpet design symbolises the connection to animals and the ocean. Picture supplied