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Wonthaggi new look hospital revealed »

01:46 pm | MATT DUNN   A PLANNED $115 million upgrade to the Wonthaggi Hospital is expected to be a boon for the town, with extra jobs in construction and health. Victorian Health Minister Jenny Mikakos…

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Nick Jeremiah showcases photographic art »

03:01 pm | IT’S a medium often undervalued, but Nick Jeremiah’s work reminds us that photography is an intricate art form. The…

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South Gippsland leads the way for Victorian kinders »

02:01 pm | FROM 2020, South Gippsland Shire will become one of only six local government areas in the state to offer…

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Railway in Leongatha linked us to the world »

01:52 pm | LYN SKILLERN   THE coming of the railway changed Leongatha and district from a pioneering backwater to a successful…

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Carol’s proud to be a Leongatha local »

01:48 pm | LEONGATHA born and bred Carol Boag is the deserving winner of the first ever Leongatha Proud competition, a recent…

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Wildlife inspires Emily Koenders’ spring exhibition »

01:57 pm | AFTER such a long cold winter, spring is finally here and so is Emily Koenders’ art exhibition, Wings to Fly. The show is being held from September 13 to October 7, and is open Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 11am to 5pm. Spring-time is a special time of year at her hilltop paradise, where…

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DISCO mowers have the moves »

02:12 pm | NEW CLAAS DISCO MOVE 3600 and 3200 mowers can really shake their stuff. The mowers have an impressive ‘give’ of up to one metre vertically and 30 degrees laterally, allowing them to work with optimal efficiency and safety in even the roughest of paddocks. Available with mowing widths of 3.4 and 3m, respectively, the new…

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Wonthaggi new look hospital revealed »

01:46 pm | MATT DUNN   A PLANNED $115 million upgrade to the Wonthaggi Hospital is expected to be a boon for the town, with extra jobs in construction and health. Victorian Health Minister Jenny Mikakos revealed the plans for the makeover while touring the current facility last Thursday with Bass MLA Jordan Crugnale. A phalanx of government…

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Parrots surge into prelin »

02:32 pm | LEONGATHA reserves played a disciplined and determined game to overpower Bairnsdale and reach the preliminary final on Sunday. The Parrots started the game well and had scored 3.1 to the Redlegs’ 1.3 at the first break. Despite Bairnsdale having the wind advantage in term two, it couldn’t capitalise. A couple of costly 50-metre penalties helped…

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DISCO mowers have the moves »

02:12 pm | NEW CLAAS DISCO MOVE 3600 and 3200 mowers can really shake their stuff. The mowers have an impressive ‘give’ of up to one metre vertically and 30 degrees laterally, allowing…

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South Gippsland Landcare groups awarded »

02:07 pm | SOUTH Gippsland groups took awards at the recent bi-annual Victorian Landcare Awards. Among them was Gippsland Intrepid Landcare – a group that…

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Make the right call this silage season »

02:05 pm | DAIRY farmers will need to restock their silage storages and hay sheds after a dry autumn in some areas. Indications are that…

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Dairy expo looks to the future » Watch for bladder stones in livestock » Website tackles serrated tussock » Saputo Dairy Expo is the centre of innovation this September » Foxes, rabbits in Landcare’s sights »

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Ready to roll at Chapman Machinery Service »

02:14 pm |     ONE of the biggest bits of news out of Chapman Machinery Service is the return of salesman Tom Peters. Tom…

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Inverloch tree experts branch out »

01:59 pm | WHILE the leaves clogging your gutters may be out of sight, they shouldn’t be out of mind. For many people, cleaning out…

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Alex Scott has a new home in Leongatha » Choose a fulfilling career » Perks of being a nurse » Take off with a career in aviation » New Beginnings Christian Books and Giftware shares God’s word »

Rural tutoring more accessible »

02:15 pm | DO you know that tutoring is in high demand?  Even though you live in a rural area, you can still work as a tutor online. While some companies may require…

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