Central Victoria's News Fix - 23rd April

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Central Victoria's News Fix - 23rd April

The state government’s implementing a $50 rebate if Central Victorians seek out a better electricity deal on the Energy Compare website as part of the Victorian budget.

To receive the $50, residents simply have to log into the website between July 1 and December 31 and search for a better deal - you don’t have to sign up to any offers to receive the cashback.

However the Andrews government is reminding the average Victorian household has been saving an average of $330 on their energy bills in the first year after switching to a different deal.

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The latest report from the Australian institute of health and welfare- has shown that the health of mums and their babies- varies based heavily upon where they live.

Child and Maternal health 2013- to 2015- presents findings on 4 indicators which measure, infant and young child deaths, the rate of newborns with a low birth weight, smoking during pregnancy and attending antenatal care services in the first trimester.

The Murray Primary health network, which includes Bendigo, had the 5th highest rate of mothers smoking during pregnancy in the country at 19.3

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RSL Victoria's calling for all Central Victorians to buy and wear an ANZAC Appeal badge proudly this year to support our current and former defense personnel.

Badges will be available at the 100 RSL sub-branches across the state as well as in Woolworths and Officeworks stores among other local businesses.

RSL Victoria's appeals manager Peter Smith says the appeal is one of two major fundraisers for the organisation each year to help support our veterans. 

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HUNTLY's recorded a strong 105-88 point win over rivals North Bendigo in Round 3 of the HDFNL in the first battle for the Golden City cup this year.

Reigning premiers LEITCHVILLE GUNBOWER's continuing to rack up their percentage after defeating HEATHCOTE 185 to 9

LOCKINGTON BAMAWM UNITED's missed out on a chance for a bigger victory against WHITE HILLS after winning 14.23.107 to 6.8.44 MOUNT PLEASANT's won their first match in almost 12 months after defeating fellow battlers ELMORE 70 to 55.

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The BENDIGO THUNDER's made it two from two to start the NORTHERN FOOTBALL LEAGUE women's season with a 77 to 6 win over the VU WESTERN SPURS.

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