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Winter without hunger »

12:28 pm | THE number of people accessing food banks in the region has risen this winter. Sufferer’s income isn’t keeping up with modern day winter expenses. “Coming and accessing the food bank is their way…

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Community

Pump hits chronic pain »

12:39 pm | GIPPSLAND Southern Health Service (GSHS) in Korumburra has bought a new Sapphire infusion pump valued at around $3000. The…

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New Operations Manager for District 9 »

12:38 pm | SIMON Bloink is the CFA District 9’s new Operations Manager. Mr Bloink was selected to fill the position made…

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Loch Primary School raises much needed funds »

12:34 pm | LOCH Primary School students and families raised $4,477 after hosting a credit union Australia (CUA) school fun run on…

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Community College opens doors »

12:31 pm | LEONGATHA Community College Gippsland opened its doors to local people for an information and enrolment day last Wednesday, July…

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News

Chicago set to dazzle »

12:29 pm | WONTHAGGI Theatrical Group is gearing up for its second major production for 2017. With style, humour and a touch of ‘razzle dazzle’, the theatrical group presents the universally loved and timeless musical Chicago by Kander and Ebb. As a well known and iconic musical, Chicago has a recognisable sense of style. Mentioning the musical or…

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High hopes for dairy code »

04:24 pm | NEW dairy code of practice has been introduced, developed by United Dairyfarmers of Victoria, Australian Dairy Farmers and other state dairy farming organisations. The code of practice for contractual arrangements between dairy farmers and processors in Australia will create balance and transparency along the industry supply chain, with farmers to gain more control during contract…

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Winter without hunger »

12:28 pm | THE number of people accessing food banks in the region has risen this winter. Sufferer’s income isn’t keeping up with modern day winter expenses. “Coming and accessing the food bank is their way of being able to make their money go that little bit further,” Milpara Community House manager Jenni Keerie said. “Their money is…

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Plenty to celebrate for the Poowong Loch youth girls »

04:11 pm | THE strength and determination of the Poowong Loch Bulls youth girls’ football team led to its first win of the season in round eight. It was a big day for the Bulls, facing off against Inverloch Kongwak and celebrating Georgia Lightowler’s 50th club game. Before joining the youth girls’ side, Georgia played in the juniors.…

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Rural News

High hopes for dairy code »

04:24 pm | NEW dairy code of practice has been introduced, developed by United Dairyfarmers of Victoria, Australian Dairy Farmers and other state dairy farming organisations. The code of practice for contractual arrangements…

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Dairy is in the blood »

04:22 pm | AFTER growing up on a dairy farm and heading to the big smoke to study and work, Kate Bland returned to the…

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Let’s talk about foot-and-mouth »

04:17 pm | THEY are three words that Gippsland farmers never want to hear consecutively, but GippsDairy’s Tony Platt is determined to talk about foot-and-mouth.…

Jul 18 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
Fine heifers rewarded » Local farmers learn from tour » Jersey club starts new term » Keeping count in Krowera » Dairy farmers take safe option »

Business

Investment boom in Bass Coast »

02:52 pm | INVESTMENT in Bass Coast continues to thrive, with millions of dollars invested in commercial endeavours over the past 12 months. Bass Coast…

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Find your new direction at CCG open days »

11:49 am | COMMUNITY College Gippsland (CCG) is opening its doors to local people for an information and enrolment day encouraging mid-year entry to its…

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Return to community » Industries unite to back youth » Stop! Scammer time! » Make retirement hay while the sun shines » Seize the chance to save »

Chamber anticipates festival excitement »

02:53 pm | A REVAMPED Leongatha Daffodil Festival will be a highlight of the coming year for the members of the Leongatha Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The new Leongatha Daffodil Festival Committee…

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