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DE­NILIQUIN WA­TER RALLY:

A cri­sis rally is be­ing or­gan­ised in De­niliquin in re­sponse to the im­pact of drought.

Farm­ers, busi­ness lead­ers and com­mu­nity mem­bers are be­ing urged to at­tend the rally to help send a clear mes­sage to politi­cians.

The rally will be held on Mon­day, Au­gust 27 in the De­niliquin RSL Club Au­di­to­rium, from 10 am.

DAIRY SUP­PORT MEET­INGS:

Mur­ray Dairy is host­ing five work­shops across the re­gion to give dairy farm­ers an op­por­tu­nity to dis­cuss how they are plan­ning for what may be a dry sea­son ahead.

The ses­sions will be held at Koon­drook, Fin­ley, Katan­dra, Kyabram and Tal­lan­gatta, start­ing from next week.

HAY RUN FROM THE GV:

More than 100 trucks have reg­is­tered to run hay to north­ern NSW from this re­gion at the end of the month.

In­ver­gor­don’s Leanne Rovers said the sup­port had been over­whelm­ing.

She said af­ter go­ing on a hay run ear­lier in the month, they had re­ceived an in­flux of calls from other lo­cals look­ing to help.

■ Any­one wish­ing to do­nate to the Au­gust 31 to Septem­ber 2 hay run to drought rav­aged NSW, can phone Leanne and Eddy Rovers on 0419 307 868 or 0428 655 409 or visit: need­for­feed.org

SILO ART QUEST:

A group of Col­binab­bin peo­ple are hop­ing to fund a silo art project through the Pick My Project cam­paign.

If com­pleted, the Col­binab­bin silo would be the fifth to be painted in north­ern Vic­to­ria fol­low­ing silo art painted on si­los in Tungamah, Gooram­bat, Devenish and Rochester this year.

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