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Burra brewing new business »

01:49 pm | THE Burra Brewery was officially opened on Saturday, drawing a huge crowd from near and far, all keen for a taste of what the new Korumburra business has to offer. Bar manager and…

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Students set for magical musical »

02:03 pm | KORUMBURRA Primary School Students will be more than one jump ahead for their upcoming school production of Aladdin Junior.…

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School backs Montanah’s fight »

02:00 pm | ST LAURENCE’S Primary School in Leongatha raised more than $850 towards the family of a girl battling a brain…

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Firefighters to take on Stair Climb challenge »

01:56 pm | FOUR members of the Ruby Fire Brigade are set to take part in the Melbourne Firefighter Stair Climb. This…

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WSC assigns leadership team »

01:53 pm | WONTHAGGI Secondary College established its leadership team this term. For the past 18 months, campus and college principal positions…

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Lennon story takes to stage »

01:51 pm | A ONE act play festival offers audience members a great variety of relatively short plays in a friendly theatrical competition with awards and cash prizes for the actors. It also provides an opportunity for locals to see new works written and performed by emerging theatre-makers while sampling from a smorgasbord of wonderful theatrical talent. There…

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Focused on improving calf welfare »

10:39 am | KORUMBURRA veterinarian Jamie McNeil travelled to the United States of America late last year, as part of a study tour aimed at identifying ways to improve the management and value of surplus dairy calves in Australia. Dr McNeil, who is the Dairy Australia rearing healthy calves’ program leader, was on the trip with New South…

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Burra brewing new business »

01:49 pm | THE Burra Brewery was officially opened on Saturday, drawing a huge crowd from near and far, all keen for a taste of what the new Korumburra business has to offer. Bar manager and part owner Narelle Jones said the idea for the brewery was born on a golf trip around four years ago. After a…

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Stony Creek honours McKnight family »

10:33 am | THE McKnight family has been honoured for its longstanding contribution to the Stony Creek Football Netball Club. The club unveiled the McKnight Family Grandstand at the Stony Creek Recreation Reserve during Saturday’s home games against Toora. Stony Creek president Mark Le Page said the family’s service to the club dates back to 1931. “Officially there…

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Rural News

Focused on improving calf welfare »

10:39 am | KORUMBURRA veterinarian Jamie McNeil travelled to the United States of America late last year, as part of a study tour aimed at identifying ways to improve the management and value…

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Increase pasture growth during winter »

10:38 am | WITH autumn resulting in less than favourable conditions across a lot of the state, many farmers went into winter with less pasture…

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Lack of top calves limits butchers’ choices »

10:36 am | There were approximately 1070 export of which 750 were cows and 150 young cattle penned representing a decrease of 110 head week…

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Hay feeding – is it enough? » Prices increase for trade cattle » Hay prices rise as supply dries up » Focus Farm wraps up » Study helps set higher milk price »

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Tourism boost is music to Bass Coast’s ears »

10:43 am | MUSIC is driving more people into South Gippsland. For the last 12 years, the Hills Are Alive Group has generated tourism to…

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Burra brewing new business »

10:40 am | THE Burra Brewery was officially opened on Saturday, drawing a huge crowd from near and far, all keen for a taste of…

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Water bills among Australia’s cheapest » Children’s service looks to expand » Burra Foods’ milk to hit the shelves in Taiwan » Burra Foods makes electricity savings » Tabro re-opening mooted »

Excellence award for Wonthaggi builder »

10:48 am | WONTHAGGI firm DAS Constructions has won the Regional Master Builder of the Year (Commercial) Award at the Master Builders Excellence in Construction Awards held in Melbourne. Their work on Newhaven…

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