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Principal Delaney moves on »

Goodbye, Mr Delaney: from left, Mary MacKillop Catholic Regional College students Jack Battaglia and Kimberley Hill, principal Michael Delaney, and students Aidan Richards and Jack Norton in the college’s grounds.

03:04 pm | MICHAEL Delaney is not keen to talk about himself. After 15 years as principal of Mary MacKillop Catholic Regional College, Leongatha, he would rather talk about the college’s supportive educational environment, and teaching…

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Reputable tunes »

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03:06 pm | MIA Dyson, Liz Stringer and Jen Cloher brought their live music spectacular to the Meeniyan Hall on Friday night. The…

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Interchange celebrates »

Best dressed: winning best dressed at the Interchange Christmas party at the State Coal Mine were, from left, Felicity, Catherine, Evan, Emily, Livinia, Julia and Warren Freeman of Robin Hood.

03:01 pm | INTERCHANGE Gippsland celebrated year’s end and Christmas with a family day out at the State Coal Mine in Wonthaggi…

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School parties as year wraps up »

Indigenous tunes: Tarwin Lower Primary School captains Travis Nash (left) and Flynn Moore (right) played tap sticks and Grade 4 student Kaya Reti played didgeridoo.

10:43 am | THERE is so much to celebrate at Tarwin Lower Primary School that the community needed a whole day to…

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Women enter men’s world »

Tucker time: enjoying the Leongatha Men’s Shed wives and partners lunch were Pat and Margaret Higgins. The couple celebrates 60 years of marriage on December 29. Despite having low vision, Mr Higgins is a keen participant in men’s shed activities.

10:39 am | WIVES and partners of Leongatha men were invited into their blokes’ sacred shed last Wednesday to hear about scams.…

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Reputable tunes »

03:06 pm | MIA Dyson, Liz Stringer and Jen Cloher brought their live music spectacular to the Meeniyan Hall on Friday night. The show continued the series of first class concerts presented by the local volunteers of the Lyrebird Arts Council. Photo: Graeme Wilson.…

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Harrisons’ Holstein wins »

02:51 pm | NERRENA dairy farmers Ashley and Jane Harrison and won a section of a major a cow competition. The final of the South Eastern Semex-Holstein Australia On-Farm competition was held recently at the Witchmount Estate winery at Plumpton. Finalists gathered to hear how overjudge Patrick Nicholson of Jugiong Jerseys saw the cows after he had travelled…

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Number one: Ashley, Jane, Raidyn (left) and Cohen Harrison from Nerrena with their winning two year old cow, Krishlaye Steady Pixie NYC EX83.

Principal Delaney moves on »

03:04 pm | MICHAEL Delaney is not keen to talk about himself. After 15 years as principal of Mary MacKillop Catholic Regional College, Leongatha, he would rather talk about the college’s supportive educational environment, and teaching in the 21st century, and his students. Mr Delaney, who is moving on from the college, insists his work has always been…

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Goodbye, Mr Delaney: from left, Mary MacKillop Catholic Regional College students Jack Battaglia and Kimberley Hill, principal Michael Delaney, and students Aidan Richards and Jack Norton in the college’s grounds.

Turf dream achieved »

02:48 pm | KORUMBURRA Cricket Club has achieved a long held dream, installing a turf wicket. On Saturday, the club celebrated the official opening of the turf, which replaces the synthetic pitch. “We are here to celebrate the long held dream of having a turf wicket here at the Korumburra Cricket Club,” club president Darren Scott said. The…

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New turf: Korumburra Cricket Club’s turf wicket is officially opened, from left, by Cr Bob Newton, Alan Summerfield and club president Darren Scott.

Rural News

Number one: Ashley, Jane, Raidyn (left) and Cohen Harrison from Nerrena with their winning two year old cow, Krishlaye Steady Pixie NYC EX83.

Harrisons’ Holstein wins »

02:51 pm | NERRENA dairy farmers Ashley and Jane Harrison and won a section of a major a cow competition. The final of the South Eastern Semex-Holstein Australia On-Farm competition was held recently…

Dec 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Dairy’s in his blood »

Fresh ideas: new GippsDairy director Edwin Vandenberg has a lifelong passion for the industry.

11:08 am | EDWIN Vandenberg has dairy in his blood, but business on his mind. The new GippsDairy board member, who has spent most of…

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Ready to learn from NZ »

New venture: Hayden Hanratty from Foster will be joining the UDV study tour to New Zealand in February 2015.

11:07 am | HAYDEN Hanratty from Foster will be joining five other young dairy farmers from Victoria on next year’s New Zealand study tour. Organised…

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Island expo attracts thousands » Free trade a big plus » Cows crowned in challenge » Knowledge fest at Phillip Island » Farmers welcome funding to fight rabbits »

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Your top choice for travel »

New look: sporting their new Travellers Choice uniforms are staff at Leongatha Travel and Cruise from left, Sabine Aeschlimann, Caitlyn Warburton, Jill Carmody, Renee McLennan and Lisa O’Brien.

01:38 pm | JILL and Ed Carmody are pleased to announce Leongatha’s leading travel agency is now a member of Travellers Choice. After 12 years…

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Prom Country Business Forum »

Kylie Bartlett: better known as the ‘web celeb’ will run a cheekily entitled session called ‘Friends with Benefits’.

01:34 pm | SOCIAL media is often lauded as a ‘must-have’ tool for any business. But is it all it’s cracked up to be and…

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Health service looks ahead » First birthday for Leongatha Holden » Emporium opens » New life for nursing home » Browns opens in style »

Driving the future »

11:40 am | THE Wonthaggi Business Association (WBA) has heaps of plans in store before this year is through. Members of the WBA recently met with the Bass Coast Shire Council to discuss…

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