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Botanical artist’s story told »

Book signing: Celia Rosser signs Carolyn Landon’s own copy of the florilegium The Banksias Volume 1, a 25 year-long project where Mrs Rosser painted every species of banksia.

12:31 pm | CAROLYN Landon is an extraordinary woman to say the least, certainly one worth writing memoirs about. Mrs Landon is passionate about recounting stories, having forged a successful career in writing biographies and memoirs…

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Careers explored at Newhaven College »

Considering options: Newhaven College students Lachlan Halley (left) and Henry McKay (right) spent time discussing career options with Dallas Young and Angela Madden from Defence Jobs.

12:48 pm |   NEWHAVEN College students looked to the future recently to explore their post-secondary options at the college’s annual careers…

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Chocolate ticket to Canberra »

Capital chocolate: Tarwin Lower Primary School captains Bella (left) and Cara with their tickets to Canberra: Freddo frogs.

12:43 pm |   THE children at Tarwin Lower Primary School can’t go wrong. The more chocolate they eat, the closer the…

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Cherished doctors farewelled »

Caring for the community: doctors Joy and Tim Linton at Leongatha Healthcare, where they have cared for locals for the past 20 years. They will travel to the Northern Territory this month.

12:40 pm |   IT would be an understatement to say doctors Tim and Joy Linton have been assets to South Gippsland.…

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Generosity eases pain »

Riding for a cause: from left, Dyson, Ann-Maree and Paul Heppell with Bede Stallard were overwhelmed by public support for the scleroderma fundraiser. Mrs Heppell’s mother Corry Schelling died from the condition and Mr Stallard’s mother Rae Stallard lives with it. They are at the Koonwarra Hall.

12:38 pm | LIFE is not easy for Rae Stallard but on Sunday, she could not stop smiling. She suffers from scleroderma,…

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Let us entertain you »

12:25 pm | GYPSY is hitting the stage at Leongatha’s Mesley Hall this Friday night (July 3). After months of rehearsing and preparing, the elements will come together to deliver a truly enthralling show to its audience. Directed by the highly regarded Colin Mitchell and starring the incredibly talented Elly Poletti, Gypsy promises to be a spectacular show…

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Is it love: Herbie (Brad Beach) is a travelling salesman vying for the long term commitment of partner Rose (Elly Poletti) in Gypsy.

Focus on feeding »

11:47 am | A FOCUS Farm field day at Toora North recently took some of the focus off Dan and Cindy Knee and put it on dry and transition cow feeding. Tarwin Veterinary Clinic’s Peter DeGaris was the guest speaker at the event, which saw around 40 farmers and service providers turnout for a fascinating insight into an…

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Talk about it: Leongatha vet Peter DeGaris (right) leads the discussion with Focus Farmer Dan Knee at the field day held at Toora North.

Botanical artist’s story told »

12:31 pm | CAROLYN Landon is an extraordinary woman to say the least, certainly one worth writing memoirs about. Mrs Landon is passionate about recounting stories, having forged a successful career in writing biographies and memoirs of seemingly ordinary Australians who have lived extraordinary lives. Her latest work, Banksia Lady explores the life and triumph of Celia Rosser,…

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Book signing: Celia Rosser signs Carolyn Landon’s own copy of the florilegium The Banksias Volume 1, a 25 year-long project where Mrs Rosser painted every species of banksia.

Traralgon best not enough to halt Vernon’s troops »

12:15 pm | TRARALGON lost to Leongatha by over 100 points in the opening match of the season. Possibly it was taken by surprise by a Parrot team totally rejuvenated by the return of several key and talented players and by its clever new and ambitious coach Beau Vernon who enjoys overwhelming support. Vernon who is keen to…

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Manful: Chris Verboon shows the fierceness of his attack on the ball, one of many qualities setting the Parrots apart this season.

Rural News

Talk about it: Leongatha vet Peter DeGaris (right) leads the discussion with Focus Farmer Dan Knee at the field day held at Toora North.

Focus on feeding »

11:47 am | A FOCUS Farm field day at Toora North recently took some of the focus off Dan and Cindy Knee and put it on dry and transition cow feeding. Tarwin Veterinary…

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Average season on the way »

On the level: Toora dairy farmer Ray Argento is expecting the 2015-16 season to be average, in terms of both milk price and production.

11:46 am | MURRAY Goulburn Co-operative Co. Limited (MG) has opened the 2015-16 season with the second highest price in the company’s history. It has…

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Deer up for discussion »

Managing problem: from left, Don McLeach from Grantville, Kate Williams, project officer with the South Gippsland Landcare Network and Michael Vella of Terramirra Park Deer Farm at Koonwarra. Mr McLeach won two kilograms of venison eye fillet from Terramirra Park Deer Farm as part of a raffle on the night. Terramirra Park Deer Farm generously donated half of the prize.

11:44 am | A WINTRY Friday night at the Stony Creek Recreation Reserve was an ideal setting for an information session on wild deer recently.…

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Tree tips save money » Strong demand for vealers » Climate conversation in the air » Wild deer in the spotlight » Soil health explained »

Business

Hiring saves stress and money »

Cleaning up: Ray Evison of South Gippsland Dumpsters and Skip Bins is dedicated to cleaning up South Gippsland, one skip at a time.

11:56 am | WHY buy when you can hire? Whatever the job, usually there is a piece of equipment to hire to make the task…

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Five years of exceptional dental implant care »

Right choice: Dr Taehee Lee of South Gippsland Dental Clinic recommends dental implants over dentures to maximise patients’ quality of life.

11:55 am | SOUTH Gippsland Dental Clinic, one of the leading dental clinics in Gippsland, is celebrating five years of outstanding service to the Gippsland…

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Big plans for Wonthaggi » Businesses slugged » Bounce back » Chiropractors can get you back on track » Small businesses ‘having a go’ »
Considering options: Newhaven College students Lachlan Halley (left) and Henry McKay (right) spent time discussing career options with Dallas Young and Angela Madden from Defence Jobs.

Careers explored at Newhaven College »

12:00 pm | NEWHAVEN College students looked to the future recently to explore their post-secondary options at the college’s annual careers expo. This year’s expo was the biggest yet, with 40 exhibitors providing…

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