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LDNA celebrates 50 years in style »

Life membership: this award was a total surprise for Maria Evison. She has given over 20 year’s of service to the LDNA. Maria is pictured, centre, with Pat Kuhne and Julie Grant, president, LDNA.

03:37 pm | LEONGATHA and District Netball Association celebrated its 50 years on the weekend with beautiful sunny weather and loads of highlights. According to one of the organisers, Pat Kuhne, the weather was just unbelievable.…

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Helping Strzelecki koalas at Hallston »

Planting a future: volunteers from Sunday’s planting day at Hallston aimed at restore habitat for the Strzelecki Koala population

02:55 pm | GEOFF and Donna Russell hosted a tree planting day at their Hallston property on Sunday in glorious sunshine. The…

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Teens make music »

Marimba magic: back from left, Mirboo North Secondary College students Izabell Hornstra, Casey Porch and Stephanie Parker, and front Alistair Newton, Jason Percivall and Alex Krausz and music teacher Bec Woodall with the marimbas they made.

02:50 pm | STUDENTS from Mirboo North Secondary College have a new understanding of how music is made after building their own…

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Skating buzz »

Modern facility: concept plans for the new Leongatha Skate Park.

02:40 pm | THE Leongatha Skate Park is one step closer to being redeveloped after receiving a grant of $100,000 from the…

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Cooking up a storm »

Flying the flag: Melita Tough of Korumburra South is now competing in reality cooking television show, MasterChef Australia.

01:49 pm | KORUMBURRA South’s Melita Tough is chasing her dreams by competing in the reality cooking television show, MasterChef Australia. Husband…

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Show like no other »

02:59 pm | PEOPLE who see Wonthaggi Theatrical Group’s (WTG) production of Pippin will come away with a show to remember. That is the word of the people behind the musical that will open this Saturday, May 23. The production is based around the character of Pippin, a young a man seeking meaning in his life, despite the luxuries of being a prince…

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Up close: a provocative scene from Wonthaggi Theatrical Group’s production of Pippin. From left, ensemble member Stephen Loftus, Jazzmine Kaye as Berthe, ensemble member Jarrod Donohue and Corey Green as Pippin. Photo: Trevor Foon.

Compost improves water retention »

03:48 pm | AUSSIE Compost and NutriTech Solutions held a seminar and demonstration day at Paul and Tanya Eygenraam’s Koonwarra property last Tuesday, to inform local farmers of the benefits of composting. Guest speaker, NutriTech Solutions chief executive officer Graeme Sait spoke about how farmers can create soils that are alive and produce better quality food. “The most…

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Soil chat: from left, Jack Patton from Berrys Creek, Paul and Tanya Eygenraam from Koonwarra, Colin Truscott from Foster and David Walker from Aussie Compost at the demonstration day held in Koonwarra last Tuesday.

LDNA celebrates 50 years in style »

03:37 pm | LEONGATHA and District Netball Association celebrated its 50 years on the weekend with beautiful sunny weather and loads of highlights. According to one of the organisers, Pat Kuhne, the weather was just unbelievable. Opening proceedings was Saturday’s round of netball with cars and people filling the courts for action packed competition. After the games was…

May 19 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
Life membership: this award was a total surprise for Maria Evison. She has given over 20 year’s of service to the LDNA. Maria is pictured, centre, with Pat Kuhne and Julie Grant, president, LDNA.

Indigenous honour for local football »

03:42 pm | SOUTH Gippsland’s footballers and netballers will honour the region’s indigenous community when three indigenous rounds are staged from June. The initiative has been well received, with 20 sponsors and the administration of both the Alberton and Gippsland football netball leagues backing the formal recognition of indigenous people and their culture. The first game will be…

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Don’t miss these matches: John Murray, from the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, and South Gippsland Shire Councillor Kieran Kennedy, urge South Gippslanders to attend indigenous football and netball rounds to be held in June and July.

Rural News

Soil chat: from left, Jack Patton from Berrys Creek, Paul and Tanya Eygenraam from Koonwarra, Colin Truscott from Foster and David Walker from Aussie Compost at the demonstration day held in Koonwarra last Tuesday.

Compost improves water retention »

03:48 pm | AUSSIE Compost and NutriTech Solutions held a seminar and demonstration day at Paul and Tanya Eygenraam’s Koonwarra property last Tuesday, to inform local farmers of the benefits of composting. Guest…

May 19 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Science made simple at field day »

Young farmers: from left, Sally Pate, Paul Sherar and Jason Lee were part of a large  number of young people in attendance at the Cashin’s farm open day.

03:47 pm | TIM and Grit Cashin’s farm at Leongatha South was the venue for Dairy Australia and GippsDairy’s field day on Friday and a…

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Helping Strzelecki koalas at Hallston »

Planting a future: volunteers from Sunday’s planting day at Hallston aimed at restoring habitat for the Strzelecki Koala population.

03:45 pm | GEOFF and Donna Russell hosted a tree planting day at their Hallston property on Sunday in glorious sunshine. The day attracted 20…

May 19 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
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Business

Time to thank doctors »

Doctor’s Day: practice manager Nadine Smith is pictured admiring last November’s completed facility with partners of the Korumburra Medical Centre, from left, Dr Peter Lewis, Dr Phil Huguenin, and Dr Mark Bensley.

03:58 pm | WORLD Family Doctor Day is celebrated today, Tuesday, May 19 and it is a time to recognise and praise doctors for the…

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Confidence can be found in a new smile »

Reason to smile: Dr Taehee Lee at South Gippsland Dental Clinic, Leongatha, has 11 years’ experience with the CEREC technology.

03:56 pm | IT SEEMS successful people smile a lot. Smiles demonstrate confidence and self-esteem, so healthy and attractive teeth are so important in conveying…

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Build it up: Gil and Karen Trease were surprised with party to celebrate 30 years in the building industry recently, complete with a cake modelled on a Trease built house.

Surprise celebration »

03:59 pm | GIL and Karen Trease from Meeniyan’s Trease Builders were surprised by family and friends recently, with a party to celebrate 30 years in the building industry. They arrived at their…

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