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Locals battle Rosedale fires »

11:16 am | FIREFIGHTERS and tankers from at least 12 local brigades were deployed to control the Rosedale fires, on the January 4 total fire ban day. The District 9024 Strike Team involved tankers from Ruby,…

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Sureway gives to Lifeline »

12:19 pm | Major donation: Sureway Employment and Training Gippsland area managers Darren Beggs and Jacinta Muhovics presented a cheque for $2620…

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Long Jetty’s opening success »

12:15 pm | IT has been just over eight years in the making but finally the $10.85 million restoration of the Port…

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New wheels for first aid crew »

12:11 pm | A NEW vehicle is rushing first aid responders to emergencies in the Venus Bay district. The Venus Bay Community…

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Santa delights at Capeview Mitre10 »

09:42 am | WHILE some of the younger visitors to Santa Claus at Capeview Mitre10 Leongatha found the experience a little terrifying,…

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World class musician plays Wonthaggi »

11:21 am | WORLD renowned jazz musician James Morrison delighted music-lovers at a performance with the Wonthaggi Citizens’ Band at Wonthaggi on Saturday evening. The renowned trumpeter also played trombone, saxophone and the piano, impressing the audience as well as the volunteer musicians of Wonthaggi’s own community band. Band musical director Craig Marinus said, “It was such a…

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Farmers to get cheaper sheds »

10:34 am | THE agriculture industry is expected to save thousands of dollars a month thanks to a major change to building permits for farm shed builds. Following a motion passed by South Gippsland Shire Council at its December 2018 council meeting, farmers will now be allowed to cut back on permit requirements by applying for a specific…

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Locals battle Rosedale fires »

11:16 am | FIREFIGHTERS and tankers from at least 12 local brigades were deployed to control the Rosedale fires, on the January 4 total fire ban day. The District 9024 Strike Team involved tankers from Ruby, Berrys Creek and Pound Creek, along with a Toora big fill water truck. Local brigades involved in the operation included firefighters and…

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Shooters coached by Olympic great »

11:39 am | Australian Olympic and Commonwealth Games shooter Michael Diamond attended Korumburra Gun Club for a two day coaching clinic recently. Ten shooters were lucky enough to be taught the finer skills of clay target shooting.  Michael took them through nutrition, psychology, gun fitting, gun mounting and the art of shooting clay targets.  Andrew Bradey from Morwell…

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Rural News

Farmers to get cheaper sheds »

10:34 am | THE agriculture industry is expected to save thousands of dollars a month thanks to a major change to building permits for farm shed builds. Following a motion passed by South…

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A step in the right direction »

12:13 pm | WHETHER you’re new to the dairy industry or have seen it all and are looking to move away from the daily grind,…

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Former MG chief Gary Helou to pay $200,000 penalty »

09:38 am | THE Federal Court has ordered former Murray Goulburn Co-operative managing director Gary Helou to pay $200,000 in penalties for being knowingly concerned in…

Dec 12 2018 / No Comment / Read More »
Jelbart joins DataGene » Great spring kick starts Focus Farm » Cervus serves up fun of the farm » State award for Tarwin farm » Dairy farmers mix pizza with nutrition »

Business

Expo attracts tradies »

01:52 pm | TRADIES gathered at the Wonthaggi Workmen’s Club on Thursday afternoon. The Capeview Mitre 10 Tradies Expo was on again with more innovative…

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Round Table serves a treat »

11:57 am | THE Borough in Korumburra was bursting at the seams with a community celebrating the excitement for plans to revitalise the town last…

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Knitters get a challenge » Time to buoy business » Employers urged to look beyond disabilities » Building up ’Burra » MP: chance to grow horticulture »

Sureway gives to Lifeline »

12:19 pm | Major donation: Sureway Employment and Training Gippsland area managers Darren Beggs and Jacinta Muhovics presented a cheque for $2620 to Michelle Possingham from Lifeline Gippsland Telephone Crisis Centre on December…

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