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RESIDENTS in the Wangaratta region have been urged to ensure they have an NBN plan in place, with decommissioning of the existing copper network in local areas expected to start in just two weeks’ time.

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Campers ignore fire ban

VICTORIA’S Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning is not pursuing prosecution of campers at Nug Nug Reserve who lit a campfire on January 6 – a day of total fire ban.Read more

EXPANSION: Jill Allen, community development manager Anglicare Victoria Hume Region, and Bishop of Wangaratta John Parkes on the site of what will be Anglicare’s new base in Ovens Street.  PHOTO: Luke Plummer
NEW BREED: Young referees Lachie Bedendo, Ryan Holt and Jalen Barker are looking for more kids to join the ranks. PHOTO: Marc Bongers
Alpine Observer

Hook, line, sinker?

A KEEN fisherman has approached the Victorian Fisheries Authority about creating a native fishery in Bright for local anglers and families to enjoy year-round.Read more

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