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Bart Cummings – One of Racing’s True Heroes / National / 21 Nov, 2008

There has been plenty written and said about Bart Cummings after his recent twelfth Melbourne Cup winner. His record and achievements are an open book – they are there for all the world to see. Needless to say, the Australian racing community and the wider community in the current era have been privileged during their…
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New Wage Rates for Stablehands / National / 21 Nov, 2008

The Australian Fair Pay Commission handed down an increase per week in the Standard Federal Minimum Wage for Stablehands. The new wage rates apply from October 1, 2008. Members are reminded of the new pay rates and are urged to review their own training fees in line with the increases in Stablehand's pay. Transitional (Sole…
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Department of Primary Industries Oct 08 / National / 21 Nov, 2008

Information from the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) regarding Horse Notes Edition 2. The October edition of Horse Notes is now available on the DPI website and you can access it at www.dpi.vic.gov.au/horsenotes This edition includes stories about hendra virus, foaling your mare, rearing new foals, equine abortion biosecurity measures, laminitis in horses, strangles and…
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