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Re-elected mayor off to Canberra to seek university funding »

06:12 pm | CR Brett Tessari will fly to Canberra tomorrow (Thursday) to advocate for a university presence in Bass Coast Shire, after being re-elected mayor this afternoon. He will meet with Federal Education Minister Dan…

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Heroism goes global from Yarram »

01:23 pm | YARRAM’S own Matt Langdon has just returned from Michigan, USA, following his twelfth global Hero Round Table – a…

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Leongatha’s rose show blossoms »

01:14 pm | DESPITE extreme weather that took a toll on many gardens in the lead up to the Leongatha Rose Spectacular,…

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Newcomers heed the call to the country »

12:58 pm | Matt Dunn   THE tree changers are coming. With an enviable lifestyle, open spaces, clean air and a job…

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Young and old remember »

12:48 pm | IT may be 101 years since the end of World War One, but our fallen soldiers continue to march…

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Artist wins a gumboot »

01:40 pm | THE KernArt Prize is renowned for awarding original trophies and this year’s show was no different, with the winners “given the boot”. Gumboots with the KernArt logo lazer printed into them were awarded to all section winners at the Kernot art exhibition held recently, which attracted record entries. First prize went to Bob Hickman of…

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Farmer says it’s time to speak out »

01:26 pm | LEONGATHA South dairy farmer Benjamin Vagg says it’s time for farmers to show the world what they have to offer. Benjamin, who has recently taken on a senior role with the United Dairyfarmers of Victoria, says the views of farmers are too often ignored but they will become more important as the world meets the…

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Re-elected mayor off to Canberra to seek university funding »

06:12 pm | CR Brett Tessari will fly to Canberra tomorrow (Thursday) to advocate for a university presence in Bass Coast Shire, after being re-elected mayor this afternoon. He will meet with Federal Education Minister Dan Tehan in a final bid to secure $2 million in federal funding for a university centre in the shire. The centre will…

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Owen’s drive for the top »

01:38 pm | Daniel Renfrey   KOONWARRA’s Owen Schnoor heads into the opening race of the Victorian Mini Sprints season on Saturday with his eye on the road and his mind on big things. Currently holding the 2018/19 Victorian Mini Sprints championship, the 19-year-old is determined to race his way to the top yet again and compete well…

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Farmer says it’s time to speak out »

01:26 pm | LEONGATHA South dairy farmer Benjamin Vagg says it’s time for farmers to show the world what they have to offer. Benjamin, who has recently taken on a senior role with…

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Hundreds support clearing sale of Ginn family »

11:29 am | MORE than 100 farmers and their families attended the clearing sale of Dennis Ginn and Christine Gicquel at their Cape Paterson property,…

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Farmers to share tales over snags »

09:50 am | FARMING can be a mentally challenging career. Farmers face unreliable prices, variable weather, expensive costs, often work in isolation, and don’t feel…

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Belinda takes Landcare message to Africa » Now’s the time to maintain dams » ACM takes share of milk supply » Cows pave the way to dairying careers for South Gippsland students » DISCO mowers have the moves »

Business

Super Saturday set to stun at Marriott’s »

11:33 am | THE annual Super Saturday sales will kick-off at Marriott’s at 9am on Saturday, November 9. The Leongatha store will be offering savings…

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Meeniyan bakery business rises to the top »

12:47 pm | THEIR new location is bigger and better, but Pandesal Bakery has maintained their small town feel and quality produce. Now located at…

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All welcome at Central Cafe » Sustainable timber trade takes off in Foster » South Gippsland summer is a reason to celebrate » Berrys Creek tantalises on world stage » Inverloch tree experts branch out »

Many reasons to become a pharmacist »

01:29 pm | NO matter the population size, every town requires pharmacists. This career, which entails being qualified to dispense medications and in-depth knowledge of how medications work, is in high demand and…

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