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Below are the latest news headlines for Tuesday 21 May 2019.

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Australian Dairy Plan consultation in Cohuna

Mallee residents have been encouraged to provide comment on the Australian Dairy Plan through a consultation session.

The session scheduled for June 3 will discuss a plan that will set a vision and purpose for Australia’s dairy industry for the next five years and beyond.

Six consultation sessions have been organised within Victoria to discuss the plan.

Developed by various dairy organisations, including Dairy Australia the Australian Dairy Plan aims to provide a blueprint for the industry to operate, delivering to a specific strategy.

Gannawarra Shire Council Deputy Mayor Charlie Gillingham said that the Australian dairy industry is operating in a changed and challenging environment and the community need to work together.

Sussan Ley to meet with water minister to discuss future plans

NSW Water Minister Melinda Pavey is expected to meet with Member for Farrer Sussan Ley about the water issues on the Murray Darling System.

Ms. Ley expects to have to work with both Victoria and NSW in trying to obtain a better deal for irrigators.

Burglaries in Swan Hill

Following a recent spate of burglaries in the Swan Hill area, police are urging residents to take precautions to make sure that their property is not targeted.

Police have been investigating burglaries and attempted burglaries in Gummow, High Streets, McBain and Harrison Crescent.

Acting Senior Sergeant from Swan Hill Police Brian Molloy says that if residents see anything suspicious to contact police.

Rainfall doesn't change long-term outlook for crops

Southern Panel Member of the Grains Research and Development Corporation Rohan Mott says that rainfall does not necessarily change his long-term projection for his crops.

With irregular warmer weather for May forecast for the next week attention turns to upcoming conditions, with rainfall projected by the end of the week.

Mr. Mott says that more caution and careful planning has been important in making sure of a successful output.

North Central vs Central Highlands interleague

North Central Football League defeated Central Highlands by 41 points at Learmonth Reserve at the weekend 13.13.91 to 7.8.50.

North Central held the lead at each of the breaks, with a tight five point advantage heading into the half. Fortunately for North they managed to keep Central Highlands scoreless in the third quarter and carried the lead through to the end.

For North Central, Fraser House kicked two goals in the win. For the Central Highlands, Jake Dunne and Samuel Dunstan tied top scoring duties with two goals each.

Kerang Women Football Round Six review

The Kerang Women's Football side has fallen to Shepparton in Round Six of the Northern Country Womens League, with a final score of 10.13.73 to 2.6.18.

The game was kept close in the first half with Shepparton heading into half time with a 21-point lead. From there Kerang stalled, kicking seven points in the third quarter and being held scoreless in the fourth while Shepparton kicked 33 unanswered points.

For Kerang Sophie Peacock led the scoring with two goals. Shepparton's Samantha Heron kicked five goals in the win.

With the loss, Kerang sit at sixth with a 2-4 record and will look to take on fifth placed Benalla Saints in Round Seven at Benalla Showgrounds.

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