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March 3, 1981: It's the biggest

Australia's largest tomato evaporator was officially commissioned in Tatura on Friday. . The new evaporator has been installed at the Rosella foods plant. . It was commissioned by State Leader of the National Party and Member for Shepparton, Mr

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Aug 16 2017
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March 2, 1981: Pilot award

Undera's Paul Miller (right) recently received his flight instructor endorsement. . He was pictured last week being congratulated by Chris Gregory, an instructor with Gawne Aviation, who provided Paul with professional assistance during the

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Aug 15 2017
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August 6, 1976: Sports star is home

A very. very tired 18-year-old boy arrived home in Shepparton after landing at Tullamarine yesterday morning following the long trans-Pacific flight from North America.. It was John Thorsen, Shepparton's Olympic Games cycling team

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Aug 10 2017
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July 27, 1976: The car that Harry built

Harry Altera is doing his bit for the environment and has found the ideal way to keep fit.. He has built a push car and when it was brought on its first test run in Sheppard St there were many double takes from neighbors. . It is a four wheel one

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Aug 10 2017
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August 17, 1976: Pretty pause

Natalie Bianco's reading was interrupted when our photographer visited the Arthur Dickmann Child Care Centre. . However her glance over the shoulder resulted in this appealing study

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Aug 14 2017
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July 19, 1976: Apexians go nuts

Shepparton Apexians, Bernie Richardson (left) and John Moore, fill up a bag of peanuts.. This will be only one of about 5000 bags due to be sold this week as part of Shepparton Apex Club's peanut week. . Twenty Apexians spent all yesterday

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Aug 12 2017
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July 12, 1976: Lemnos puppet show

There will be a spectacular puppet show performed shorty at the Lemnos Primary School. . The pupils have the project well in hand and showed our photographer the progress which has been made up to date. . Pictured with the school's principal

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Aug 11 2017
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April 3, 1984: A towering view from the top

Like a giant sundial which has lost its place the new Water Trust high level storage tank casts a shadow across the Trust's New Dookie Rd property.. The 14 million litre tower overshadows construction work on the low level storage basin that

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Aug 06 2017
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March 23, 1984: Mayor finds challenge solution

A demonstration of a stair climbing attachment for wheelchairs yesterday proved disabled people could overcome the problems of Shepparton's two storey Civic Centre complex. . The device uses tracks powered by a rechargeable battery to climb

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Aug 05 2017
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March 26, 1984: How's this for a family portrait

The first reunion of the Dookie-based Le Lievre family was attended by about 100 family members yesterday.. The grandsons and grand-daughters, gathered at the football club pavilion in Dookie, the home town of Jacob and Margaret Le Lievre. . They

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Aug 04 2017
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June 26, 1984: A high flyer

Shepparton South centre-forward Milvan Muto raises the dust at Vibert Reserve soccer pitch as he rockets up to head the ball away in a spectacular aerial clash with Shepparton United's striker Harry Avram (at rear) and full back George Zurcas

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Jul 31 2017
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May 29, 1984: Playing with a purpose

Seventeen-year-old Peter Garla hopes to study music at the Melbourne University Conservatorium next year, with the aim of becoming a music teacher.. Peter, an HSC student at Wanganui Park High School, recently win prizes in eisteddfods in Wangaratt

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Jul 30 2017
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May 11, 1984: Nomad busker

Shyness battled with curiosity yesterday when the music of roving busker, Peter Casey, caught this youngster attention in Wyndham St.. Peter, from the NSW town of Windsor, is traveling around Australia and using music to keep him on the road.. He

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Jul 29 2017
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