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No work done after Nationals' treasurer got $850k water-saving grant

No work done after Nationals' treasurer got $850k water-saving grant

Sydney Morning Herald by nick mcKenzie and Richard Baker

The Nationals' federal treasurer and candidate for the Victorian seat of Shepparton, Peter Schwarz, is accused of gouging much of the $850,000 he was paid by Australia's largest drought-proofing project.

Mr Schwarz is also accused of then calling in favours when pressed to account for the taxpayer cash.

As Prime Minister Scott Morrison launches his drought summit, leaked government files reveal that Mr Schwarz banked the taxpayer subsidies in November 2011 and then spent years resisting efforts from water officials to get him to either return the money or use it for its intended purpose - saving water.

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More fish deaths as season takes a toll

Hundreds of bony bream have been found dead in a weir pool upstream from Bourke.
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Buntine buys CPC's Comely Station

Sterling Buntine's Baldy Bay company has bought CPC's Central Queensland properly Comely Station.
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Farmer verses activist video strikes a chord - again

A video that depicts a fictional farmer defending his livelihood has once again become a social media hit.
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2019

Drovers Campfire Weekend

Author: Kate

Drovers Campfire Weekend April 26th to April 28th
Do you have a caravan, motor home, camper, 4 x 4, ute, tent or swag? Then get ready for the annual Boggabri Drovers Campfire Weekend. Held at Boggabri Showgrounds it is a weekend of campfires, delicious camp oven meals, whip cracking, shearing demonstrations, tours to local attractions, an antique machinery display, local craft and markets

More information on their website  http://www.droverscampfire.com.au/

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