Saturday, July, 31, 2021
Hamilton 10/20
 
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Monarch crowned
TELANGATUK East farmer, Tom Silcock has followed in the footsteps of his father and sister, this week crowned the Wool and Rural Monarch for 2021-2022.
TELANGATUK East farmer, Tom Silcock has been crowned the 2021-22 Wool and Rural Monarch for his work in sheep genetics and representing the interests of woolgrowers in the region. Mr Silcock follows in the footsteps of his father, John and sister, Marion Gibbins, who were both previous Wool and Rural Monarchs. Photo: LAUREN HAY.

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A FARMSAFE Australia report has revealed the number of farm fatalities has almost halved in 2021 compared to 2020, with machinery seen as one of the biggest on-farm safety risks. Photo: ASHLEY QUINSEY.
FATALITIES on Australian farms have dropped by almost half in 2021 but serious farm-related injuries were still a concern, according to a new report from Farmsafe Australia.
HAMILTON Airport has received a huge boost, with $300,000 funding committed this week as part of the Federal Government’s regional airports program.
TELANGATUK East farmer, Tom Silcock has followed in the footsteps of his father and sister, this week crowned the Wool and Rural Monarch for 2021-2022.
THE Hamilton Boomers will be eyeing off back-to-back FIDA premierships on Sunday. Photo: BLAIR BURNS.
THE Hamilton Boomers will be out to go back-to-back when they face off against the Wimmera Whippets in the Football Integration Development Association (FIDA) Western Victoria conference grand final tomorrow.
VICTORIA’S recent lockdown and current restrictions has forced the Hamilton Football Club 40-year premiership reunion to be postponed.

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A FARMSAFE Australia report has revealed the number of farm fatalities has almost halved in 2021 compared to 2020, with machinery seen as one of the biggest on-farm safety risks. Photo: ASHLEY QUINSEY.
FATALITIES on Australian farms have dropped by almost half in 2021 but serious farm-related injuries were still a concern, according to a new report from Farmsafe Australia.
DUNKELD’S Kelly Barnes will represent Victoria in the AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award Gala Dinner and National Announcement in Canberra later this year.
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A FARMSAFE Australia report has revealed the number of farm fatalities has almost halved in 2021 compared to 2020, with machinery seen as one of the biggest on-farm safety risks. Photo: ASHLEY QUINSEY.
FATALITIES on Australian farms have dropped by almost half in 2021 but serious farm-related injuries were still a concern, according to a new report from Farmsafe Australia.
LOCAL sisters, Amelia O’Connor and Julia Huf have donated an impressive $13,660 to the palliative care unit at Western District Health Service (WDHS).
PORTLAND’S Des Jeffree has made the most of a journey to the Northern Territory, taking away a win in the Super Sedan division at the Australian National Drag Racing Association’s Desert Nationals in Alice Springs. Picture: AMBER SIMMS PHOTOGRAPHY
Border lockdown sends footy and netball into temporary recess
THIS weekend’s Western Border football and netball matches are the latest casualty of Covid-19 and border restrictions, with clubs and the league making the early call to postpone the round until later in the season.
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