The Daily Advertiser
Wednesday, 6 December 2023
The southern skies were aglow.
Andrew Mangelsdorf
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Australia's crop harvests are down $12 billion.
Dan Holmes
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A new live music festival is part of the program.
Abhranil Hazra
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Flying Fruit Fly Circus performers Finn Neill, 14, Tal Shemesh, 17, Jake Kavanagh, 15, and Nate Klippel, 14, are set to perform during Wagga's Civic Theatre 2024 season. Picture by Madeline Begley
It comes as submissions close for the Preferred Infrastructure Report.
Andrew Mangelsdorf
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Former federal transport and infrastructure minister Michael McCormack and former Wagga mayor Greg Conkey have weighed in on the long history and the financial benefits of Inland Rail. File pictures
Concentration camps and war crimes recreated on the site.
Anna Houlahan
Roblox is a popular site that hosts games created by users. Shutterstock.
The kangaroo had been loose for four days in freezing conditions.
Anna McGuinness
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The kangaroo has been sighted in Oshawa, east of Toronto in Canada. Pictures by Janet Grixti, Global News and CTV News
Keep out of the heat and drink plenty of water, authorities advise.
Abhranil Hazra
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Alison Nikitas, MLHD director of Public Health, urges the public to take necessary precautions during the hot weather. Picture by Les Smith
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Whether they're cringeworthy or classic, there's a stack of memories in this gallery.
Daisy Huntly
At least two of the projects could be completed in months.
Andrew Mangelsdorf
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The Dunn Group managing director Ben Dunn at the site of the construction of the first service station for Wagga's northern suburbs. Picture by Les Smith
'We've got clubs that will appeal to a huge variety of people.'
Abhranil Hazra
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Riverina MP, sporting club pay tribute to Peta Murphy.
Paul Osborne and Andrew Brown
A photo of Peta Murphy, captioned 1990 NSW CHS Softball and 1991 NSW CHS Squash, posted as part of a tribute from her former school, Kooringal High. Picture supplied
'Physical saleyards may lose volume, it could be unsaleable.'
Anthony Bunn
An aerial shot of the Corowa saleyards showing sheep lots before the recent upgrade works which include a roof over the pens. Picture by Mark Jesser
Stop now: NSW RFS issues urgent harvest safety alert.
Andrew Pearson
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Strong winds and an increased risk of fire has prompted the Rural Fire Service to ask farmers to immediately stop harvest operations for the day. Picture supplied
Police investigations are continuing.
Staff Reporters
Toby Bedford was full of praise for the Wagga teenager.
Matt Malone
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Wagga's Harvey Thomas made a strong start to his time at the Giants. Picture by Ash Smith
Updated
The fire broke out just before 8am on Tuesday.
Dan Holmes
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Also in today's letters: Drop-in session changes 'an insult'.
Letters
Communications minister Michelle Rowland has flagged amendments to basic online safety expectations. Picture by Gary Ramage
Have you decorated your house and want us to add it to our list?
Nicole Wade with her display at Forest Hill in December 2022. Picture by Les Smith
It was another wet end to the season for farmers across the region.
Andrew Mangelsdorf
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Rand farmer Roy Hamilton said recent rains have set his wheat harvest back a week and a half while Riverina agronomist Geoff Minchin said the wet could significantly impact financial returns as a result of crop downgrading. Pictures supplied
The partnership saw both groups lead a march through town.
Andrew Mangelsdorf
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Literally tonnes of help will arrive in the city this week.
Daisy Huntly
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Foodbank will bring eight tonnes of fresh produce to distribute at a pop-up event at Wagga's Riverside precinct on Wednesday. Picture supplied
TV show to examine horrific death of teenager Kim Meredith.
Blair Thomson
'This move is more a reflection of Albury's biggest demographic.'
Anthony Bunn
Albury councillor Ashley Edwards made her view on the date of Australia Day clear when she attended the city's official January 26 events at Noreuil Park in 2022.
Priest says unit 'stunk to high heaven' after being trashed.
Blair Thomson
The tenant caused $30,000 worth of damage to the Cahill Place property in Albury. Picture by Tara Trewhella
Despite 13 interest rate rises since May property prices are still on the up.
Jen Melocco
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The incident is under investigation.
Bradley Jurd
A still of the fight between a traffic controller and truck driver. Picture is from video
Police allege more than 1,500 phones were stolen.
Anna Houlahan
Police arrest a man who held a "position of responsibility" at a telco he's accused of defrauding. Picture via NSW Police
The much-hyped video game is scheduled for release in 2025.
Anna Houlahan
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Scenes from Rockstar's GTA 6 trailer. Picture via Rockstar Games
Cabin crews at major airline have voted to stop work.
Jessica Coates
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Virgin Australia staff at the Canberra airport.
Canberra Raiders are still looking to have a big influence in the region.
Courtney Rees
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AFL Riverina fielded multiple enquiries around hosting the game.
Matt Malone
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Wagga Tigers and Mangoplah-Cookardinia United-Eastlakes observe a minute's silence before this year's Good Friday fixture. Picture by Les Smith
Thornton was impressed with how well developed the players are.
Tahlia Sinclair
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Michaela Thornton visits Wagga Futsal at Equex Centre on Monday afternoon, wrapping up a game with 'Skill School' players. Picture by Madeline Begley
Matt Flynn is getting used to life as an Eagle.
Matt Malone
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All the comings and goings for the 2024 season.
Matt Malone
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East Wagga-Kooringal has secured Jake Barrett for the upcoming Farrer League season. Picture by Ash Smith
Speculating chasing NSW Breeders Challenge Regional Final success.
Courtney Rees
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Cameron Hart will take the drive on Speculating, pictured, at Bathurst on Wednesday night after Peter McRae suffered a shoulder injury. Picture by Les Smith
She'll take a year off study to focus on her game.
Tahlia Sinclair
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Kayla Upfield has been selected in the ACT under 19s state team for 2024. Picture supplied
AFL Riverina happy to see how initiatives work at metro level.
Matt Malone
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Riverina and Farrer Leagues last battled it out in 2018 at Robertson Oval. AFL Riverina has said there are no plans for a return of representative football next year. Picture by Les Smith
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Despite 13 interest rate rises since May property prices are still on the up.
Jen Melocco
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This semi-rural property is designed for comfort and entertaining.
Jacinta Dickins
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This home and land package would be perfect for families, farmers, and those looking for space to grow and thrive. Pictures supplied.
Discover the ultimate family home in this Lloyd property.
This spacious four-bedroom, two-bathroom house boasts an impressive land size of 823.50 square metres, providing lots of space for family living and entertaining. Picture supplied.
The median house price in Byron Bay has risen by 41.5 per cent in the past five years.
Jen Melocco
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Discover meticulous craftsmanship and opulent design.
Jacinta Dickins
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Whether it's relaxation, entertainment, or quality time with loved ones, each area serves as a canvas for you to paint the picture of your ideal home life. Picture supplied.
The housing forum was hosted by Tim 'Rosso' Ross.
Dan Holmes
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Committee 4 Wagga chair Adam Drummond and architecture and design advocate Tim Rosso Ross joined industry professionals at a breakfast event seeking regional housing solutions. Picture by Madeline Begley
'We've got clubs that will appeal to a huge variety of people.'
Abhranil Hazra
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Literally tonnes of help will arrive in the city this week.
Daisy Huntly
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Foodbank will bring eight tonnes of fresh produce to distribute at a pop-up event at Wagga's Riverside precinct on Wednesday. Picture supplied
TV show to examine horrific death of teenager Kim Meredith.
Blair Thomson
There was an outpouring of grief after Kim Meredith's horrific death in Albury in 1996. File photo
'People with disabilities contribute so much to our community.'
Dan Holmes
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Wagga Mayor and MC Dallas Tout Relationships Australia's Amanda 'Bex' Beckett and This Is My Brave Australia (TIMBA)'s Tim Daly.
It's set to offer Christmas decorations, fun and music.
Abhranil Hazra
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Wagga City Council events officer Emma Corbett with the newly-installed Christmas decorations near Wagga's Civic Centre. Picture by Ash Smith
Want to be part of a nationally recognised leader in transport? The time to join is now.
To learn more about the rules and how to comply, visit NRAR's metering page.
A NRAR officer inspecting a meter. Picture supplied
To manage pain, many Australians turn to common over-the-counter pain relievers.
Paracetamol is one of the most widely used pain relief medicines in the world that is available without prescription. Picture Karolina Grabowska via Pexels
Explore our most mighty waterway while tasting the wine made from sun ripened vines.
Emma Brown
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Impressive cliffs scoured by the river over millions of years along the Murray River. Picture Shutterstock
This revolutionary company is transforming the sector, taking the industry by storm.
Collar® Group is transforming the recruitment sector and taking the industry by storm. Picture supplied by Collar
Micromobility company Beam will provide the e-scooters.
Compiled from the Daily Advertiser by the Wagga Wagga & District Historical Society.
The Advance Australia Hotel in Baylis Street, probably early 1900s. Picture supplied (CSURA Michael Pym Collection RW2745)
Local group partners with renewables legend on electrification.
Dan Holmes
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Part of Ed Welham's 24 kilowatt home solar system. Picture by Les Smith
'People with disabilities contribute so much to our community.'
Dan Holmes
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Wagga Mayor and MC Dallas Tout Relationships Australia's Amanda 'Bex' Beckett and This Is My Brave Australia (TIMBA)'s Tim Daly.
Fund looks for collaborative projects and feedback on resilience
Dan Holmes
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Agriculture and land management experts discuss the priorities of drought preparedness with representatives of the Future Drought Fund. Picture by Ash Smith
No, it's not Rover McRoverface.
Anna McGuinness • 2hrs ago
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The southern skies were aglow.
Andrew Mangelsdorf
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The Wagga skies were ablaze with colour as the southern lights returned on Friday night. Picture by Andrew Mangelsdorf
There's little spare for more than the bare essentials.
Adrian Rollins
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Spending on discretionary items fell 2 per cent in the year to October. Picture by Sitthixay Ditthavong
Australia's crop harvests are down $12 billion.
Dan Holmes
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Simon Moloney among his canola crop in better years. File picture
Is it too early to breathe a sigh of relief?
Adrian Rollins
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Reserve Bank of Australia governor Michele Bullock is sounding more relaxed about the pace of wages growth. Picture: Elesa Kurtz
We seem to light them at the mere opening of an envelope.
John Hanscombe
Heatwaves cause more deaths than any other disaster.
Andrew Gissing
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This summer will be hot. It is time to get prepared. Picture by Scott Gelston
Stage three tax cuts and the private healthcare rebate must go.
Crispin Hull
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Anthony Albanese needs to take the anti-John Howard approach to healthcare. Picture by Gary Ramage
More than half the entries are in laidback country locations.
Akash Arora
From family-friendly resorts to luxe digs, we have you covered.
Akash Arora
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Spicers Sangoma.
We have found a Johnnycake of pure joy.
Kristie Kellahan
Looking for the best seafood in the US? Make a beeline for Boston
Lovers of food and culture should check into this charmer.
Natascha Mirosch
Chao Phraya is a gateway to the living history of the Thai capital.
Narina Exelby
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If these waters could talk: Discover Bangkok through its River of Kings
Kotor is Montenegro's picturesque capital set amid mountains.
Visit this gem of an island in the Adriatic as part of a cruise
K'gari stuns with its ancient forests and crystal waters.
Carrie Hutchinson
Shifting sands: This gorgeous island in Queensland is on the move
Plus, get a 15 per cent discount on a cruise in the Arctic.
Deal of the week: Save more than 40 per cent on a holiday in Bali
Car Expert
Will Australia have a new sales champion come the end of 2023? The Ranger is breathing down the HiLux's neck with weeks to go...
Mike Costello
Tesla's EV market share in Australia slipped below 50 per cent in November, as Chinese options hit the market from $40,000 and create choice.
Mike Costello
MG 4 outsells Tesla Model 3 as cut-price electric cars arrive
Tesla's selling a mini Cybertruck for kids. Like the full-sized version, it's electric, though it has 19km of range and a top speed of 16km/h.
Jade Credentino
Tesla is selling a little Cybertruck for your little ones
Suzuki's five-door Jimny XL is $3000 more than the three-door, starting from $34,990 before on-road costs, and is already facing long waits.
William Stopford
Volkswagen has reportedly paused production of its ID.3 and Cupra Born at its Zwickau plant due to weaker than expected demand for the electric hatches.
Jade Credentino
Low demand forces VW to pause electric hatch production again - report
The Senior
Thousands have heard Reg's stories about Kokoda Track. He has some simple advice to young people.
Staff Reporter
Discover the processes that spark genius in this engrossing film.
Staff Reporter
Daniel Johns and David Helfgott in a still from the film. Picture supplied
Ghana migrant Ebenezer Banful prides himself on connecting cultures.
Rowan Cowley
ACT Senior Australian of the Year Ebenezer Banful. Picture by Salty Dingo
The Land
A lunch at NSW Parliament House was a great way for the NSW Farm Writers Association to end 2023.
Denis Howard
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The quality 464 hectare cropping and grazing property Kyntyre has sold before auction.
Mark Phelps
The quality 464 hectare cropping and grazing property Kyntyre has sold before auction. Picture supplied
Key drivers in soil conservation begin with the basics.
Jamie Brown
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Soil scientists Dr John Grant and Gavin Tinning from Southern Cross University and the South East Queensland Northern NSW Innovation hub at Booyong for World Soil Day.
Mount Kembla design studio also pays homage to its past.
How to stay safe now they're now commonplace.
Use batteries carefully to reduce the risk of a house fire. Picture Shutterstock
Medical technology advancements have made correcting vision more accessible and varied than ever. This guide explores various vision correction methods.
There have been major innovations in both surgical and non-surgical methods to improve vision and overall quality of life. Picture Shutterstock