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11:39 am | WONTHAGGI was abuzz when the annual Bass Coast Summer Agricultural Show took place at the recreation reserve on Saturday and Sunday. Events from equestrian, dog scrambles and art exhibitions to wood chopping were…

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AFL umpire to inspire at Leongatha’s Australia Day service »

07:50 am | AFL umpire Matt Stevic will inspire as the guest speaker at Leongatha’s Australia Day celebration on January 26. Matt,…

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Show celebrates country life »

11:39 am | WONTHAGGI was abuzz when the annual Bass Coast Summer Agricultural Show took place at the recreation reserve on Saturday…

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Feat of marriage »

10:26 am | THERE’S no secret to 70 years of wedded bliss, according to Pat Rodwell. “We just did not die,” she…

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Attention all landlords »

01:32 pm |   TENANT’S rights are being strengthened as a series of changes to rental law are being rolled out by…

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Heavy music fans unite for loud fun at Tarwin Lower »

10:32 am | SOME of the biggest acts in heavy music were at Tarwin Lower on the weekend, as the iconic Unify Gathering returned. Among those to grace the stage were the Architects, The Ghost Inside, Silverstein, Stray From The Path and Tired Lion. Two of the biggest Australian metalcore exports around played return sets. Following the August…

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Buffalo surprise in the paddock »

10:55 am |   THINK of South Gippsland and milk, and one typically conjures up the image of a herd of Friesian or Jersey cows. But in the far east of the region, there is an animal of a different kind in a milking shed, a bovine usually associated with Australia’s tropical top end. Buffalo are being milked…

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Show celebrates country life »

11:39 am | WONTHAGGI was abuzz when the annual Bass Coast Summer Agricultural Show took place at the recreation reserve on Saturday and Sunday. Events from equestrian, dog scrambles and art exhibitions to wood chopping were held, with many members of the Wonthaggi and surrounding community enjoying the entertainment. “It’s so multi-faceted, it has a little bit of…

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Nics McKenzie wins ladies bowls championship »

10:38 am | THE Inverloch Bowling Club hosted the Champion of Champions Ladies knock-out Singles Championship for the South Gippsland Bowls Division on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 7 and 8. All of the division’s club champions were eligible to compete for the right to represent South Gippsland in the quest to further represent the Strzelecki Region against West…

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Rural News

Buffalo surprise in the paddock »

10:55 am |   THINK of South Gippsland and milk, and one typically conjures up the image of a herd of Friesian or Jersey cows. But in the far east of the region,…

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Farmers gave hay to mates in need »

10:28 am | FARMERS from South Gippsland have donated hundreds of hay bales to farmers affected by bushfires in East Gippsland. Leongatha South CFA and…

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Farmers urged to focus on biosecurity »

11:34 am | SOUTH Gippsland farmers have learned valuable lessons about the importance of rigorous on-farm biosecurity. During a recent state-wide webinar, Agriculture Victoria’s Dr…

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Crothers to step down from Burra Foods’ helm » Scholarship keeps rural dream alive » Farmer says it’s time to speak out » Hundreds support clearing sale of Ginn family » Farmers to share tales over snags »

Business

Hard work pays off for Leongatha Travel »

01:24 pm | LEONGATHA Travel and Cruise was recognised with one of the Australian travel industry’s most respected awards for the fourth consecutive year, as…

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Marijuana facility to open »

01:19 pm | ON Friday, December 6, history will be made in Wonthaggi, with the grand opening of Medipharm Labs Australia. Medipharm CEO Warren Everitt…

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Industry thrives in Burra » Many reasons to become a pharmacist » Super Saturday set to stun at Marriott’s » Meeniyan bakery business rises to the top » All welcome at Central Cafe »

Burra raises $50,000 for bushfire appeal »

10:09 am | MILK processor Burra Foods will donate more than $50,000 to help people impacted by the recent Victorian bushfires. The money will go to the Victorian Bushfire Appeal and it includes…

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