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  1. Famed headmaster: to build a truly great school, sometimes you have to poach a littleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 6 | Sydney Morning Herald

    In his youth, Charles Sligo was taken to a Baptist meeting in a small chapel in Chapel Street, Prahran, and invited to sign the Pledge for Temperance and renounce alcohol. He declined, walked up the road and "signed-on" with the Anglicans at Christ Church, South Yarra.


  2. Walk honours popular figureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | Shepparton News Online

    FIVE years ago, men of the 2/21st and 2/22nd Battalions of the Australian Imperial Forcemarched from Euroa to Violet Town, a 20 kilometre trek. Rochester's Lionel Penny was one of the young men in the march heading off to the conflicts of the Second World War.


  3. Kiwi Karters return to Australia for final Rotax hurrahRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2015 | Scoop

    A seven-strong group of Kiwi karters, including Junior Max Trophy round winner Matthew Payne from Pukekohe, and Wellington sisters Madeline and Ashleigh Stewart, are returning to Australia this weekend to contest the Grand Final round of this year's Rotax Pro Tour series. The others in the group are Dylan Drysdale and Brendon Hart from Palmerston North, Samuel Wright from Auckland and Jaden Ransley from Christchurch.


  4. Exercise Kowari: China, US, Australian troops train in NT 'struggle street' conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2015 | ABC News

    Thirty military personnel from Australia, China and the United States have spent a week in the remote Northern Territory bush with little more than a knife and a water bottle. After five days acclimatising to the Top End heat and humidity, ten soldiers from the Australian Army, ten from the Chinese People's Liberation Army, five from the US Army and five US Marines headed to a remote cattle station in the Daly River.


  5. Puckapunyal: How a place of refuge in 1999 could assist Syrians in need todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2015 | ABC News

    The Victorian Government is pushing for Puckapunyal army base to be used to house Syrians fleeing war, but it would not be the first time the barracks has provided shelter to desperate people seeking protection. While it is unclear when the full increase will happen, in a letter to Prime Minister Tony Abbott, Mr Andrews said Victoria "stands ready" to help house and re-settle people displaced by the conflict .


  6. 'We stand ready to do the right thing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    ON ONE hand Australia will consider sending RAAF bombers into Syria. On the other it sends humanitarian aid.


  7. Victoria stands ready to help Syrian refugees, Premier saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2015 | ABC News

    Military barracks like the Puckapunyal army base could be use to temporarily house people fleeing the conflict in Syria as part of a proposal by the Victorian Government. Tony Abbott has committed to increasing the number of Syrians allowed into Australia but not an increase in the overall refugee intake.


  8. Vietnam Veterans rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2015 | Shepparton News Online

    Padre Don Kaus addresses the gathering at the remembrance panel as the school students who took part in the lantern procession watch on. It might have been a chilly Tuesday evening but that didn't stop a good crowd from paying their respects at the annual Vietnam Veterans Day commemoration in Seymour last week.


  9. Gwenda's gongRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | Seymour Telegraph

    Gwenda had 23 wins for the season and is ranked 39th overall from more than 500 trainers in the state. Fellow Cranbourne-based trainer Nikki Burke had a chance to leapfrog Gwenda in the final meet of the season, held in Pakenham on July 31, but was pipped at the post.


  10. Puckapunyal cadets continue to shineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Benalla Ensign

    Cadet Sergeant Zachary Steele of 312 Army Cadet Unit - Puckapunyal was awarded Student of Merit of the most senior course, Cadet Under Officer/Warrant Officer Course. Lieutenant Colonel Craig Madden of the Combined Arms Training Centre presented Zachary with a Commander Australian Army Cadet Commendation , the highest award an army cadet can achieve.


  11. Robert 'Bertie' Kidd to fight UK deportation upon prison releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | ABC News

    One of Australia's oldest and most notorious criminals, 82-year-old Robert "Bertie" Kidd has vowed to fight a plan to deport him back to his native United Kingdom when he is released from prison next month. In a move his family describe as "inhumane", the Australian Government has formally notified Kidd he will be sent back to England, the country he left in 1948, when he was just 14 years old.


  12. Nashos remember their service 50 years onRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    UPDATE: Police have stormed a Melbourne jail after prisoners began rioting. Helicopter footage shows inmates roaming the grounds armed with sticks.


  13. Remembering the forgottenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Seymour Telegraph

    It's ironic that with 2015 designated as the year Australia Remembers, commemorating the centenary of the Gallipoli landings and the sacrifice of soldiers burned so deeply into the nation's psyche, we should be publishing a story like this. But we are, and despite little official help, we can show you how deeply a community can remember.


  14. Helping our DiggersRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2015 | Benalla Ensign

    Seymour RSL social club members Bruce Tarran and Max Hammond present Defence Bank Puckapunyal staff member Anja Van Der Waal with a cheque to support the Young Diggers Dog Squad. The Seymour RSL social Club donates annually to a number of local and national organisations to help them achieve their goals.


  15. Nashos rememberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Shepparton News Online

    National Service has been consigned to Australia's military and social history, but as with all those who served there remains a bond which time and distance can stretch, but never break. Historic moment: Echuca's Barry Vicary, standing second from right, is pictured at Puckapunyal in August, 1965, with some of the first Nashos.


  16. Stawell cadet unit in search for new membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | Stawell Times-News

    STAWELL'S Regional 303 Army Cadet Unit is recruiting this month with young people from across the region encouraged to show an interest. STAWELL'S Regional 303 Army Cadet Unit is recruiting this month with young people from across the region encouraged to show an interest.


  17. Ted Tokarczyk dusts off his kit to give it to museumRead the original story

    May 20, 2015 | Fairfield City Champion

    KEMPS Creek resident Ted Tokarczyk parted with items on Monday that he'd stored in trunks since his days in the national service. KEMPS Creek resident Ted Tokarczyk parted with items on Monday that he'd stored in trunks since his days in the national service.


  18. MasterChef contestants face army of 120Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    MASTERCHEF contestants will tackle their first off-site challenge tonight, tasked with literally cooking for an army. And there will be casualties.


  19. Communities commemorate Anzac CentenaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Shepparton News Online

    The commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Australian troops landing at Gallipoli was celebrated by communities throughout the region, with a massive turn out for the Tatura dawn service and main service later in the morning, which included a fly-over by three planes, a first for the town. In Merrigum, the highlight was the re-planting of the Avenue of Honour in Judd Ave, which was preceded by a service at the hall.


  20. Record numbers remember on Anzac DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Shepparton News Online

    We certainly did remember them on Saturday as the largest crowds most could recall marked Anzac Day in our region. Hundreds turned out at three services at Seymour, and also at Nagambie, Avenel and Puckapunyal among other venues to mark the Centenary of the Gallipoli landings among all sacrifices made by Australian servicemen and women.