Triple M GV 95.3 Local News Thur Oct 5

New GV Health works

Triple M GV 95.3 Local News Thur Oct 5

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The first sod at Goulburn Valley Health has been turned marking the start of the redevelopment phase.

The $169.5 million project's been given to Lend Lease who recently completed the new Bendigo hospital and the Monash Children's Hospital in Melbourne.

GV Health's Redevelopment Director Sandy Chamberlin says the builder's aiming for a local content of 85 percent and local steel of 91 percent.

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An adjustment to the Murray-Darling's Sustainable Diversion LIMIT has been proposed.

A report suggests the implementation of the BASIN PLAN is on track and environmental outcomes can be achieved with a 605 gigalitre reduction in water recovery in the Southern Basin.

Victorian Water Minister Lisa Neville says 22 of the 36 offsets projects being considered will directly affect Northern Victoria.

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The price we pay for water in the GV is under scrutiny as the state regulator reviews proposals from Goulburn Valley Water.

GVW say their current prices are close to the lowest in Victoria with prices expected to drop 9.6 percent over the next five years saving each customer around 93 dollars.

Chair of the Commission Dr Ron Ben-David says they're taking a customer first approach to make sure companies are delivering value for money.

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Just 2 days left to enter into the Mooroopna Holden Scramble.

The population Mixed Open Golf Tournament's on this Sunday - where teams of four will be competition for a chance to qualify for the Regional final.

If the local winners continues good form - they'll contend for a place at a Championship Final - hosted on the Sunshine Coast.

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