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7 FLU DEATHS
THE aged care industry is expected to rally for compulsory flu vaccinations for all staff following a fatal outbreak that killed seven elderly residents at [more]
$2B gun club risk
AN Australian leader in environmental consulting, who compiled the contamination report for a Wangaratta gun club, has warned that implementation of impractical government frameworks could [more]
Hand in unwanted guns
DOZENS of firearms have been handed in by Wangaratta district residents wanting to offload the guns without fear of prosecution. [more]
Mill jobs to go
AUSTRALIAN Textile Mills (ATM) is seeking voluntary redundancy applications from 20 of its Wangaratta factory staff. [more]
Premier train promise hinges on PM
PREMIER Daniel Andrews has promised to purchase new train sets for the North East rail line if the Federal Government provides funding to fix the [more]
$11.8m freeze would hit hard
A FREEZE on indexation for indexation of Financial Assistance Grants has cost the Rural City of Wangaratta $1.2 million. [more]
MP’s rail ill Bill
Cathy McGowan (MHR, Indi) to table a Bill in Parliament today that will help shore up passenger rail investment. [more]
Faults bring more cancellations
MORE service cancellations on the Albury line have put extra pressure on a fourth train set to be placed on line. [more]
Centrelink notices ‘unjust’
CENTRELINK clients in North East Victoria have been urged to seek independent advice if they have received a ‘debt notice’. [more]
A ‘super’ failure
WANGARATTA’S Cheryl Robl has challenged the federal government to devise fail-safe protection for workers’ employee superannuation entitlements. [more]
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