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Women inspire each other

THE Southern Business Women’s Network Inc exists for the benefit of all women. The group’s mission is to cultivate an environment where women are able to network with confidence and equality, to be enriched through learning, and to prosper through connection with women from a wide variety of backgrounds and professions. Each month the group […]

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Tick of approval for factory

TOORA’S ViPlus Dairy is one of just four Australian companies to gain accreditation under new Chinese regulations, introduced earlier this year Chris McKiernan, international and domestic sales spokesperson for ViPlus Dairy, said the accreditation meant the factory can now export its infant formula to China. “There are limitations being placed on other countries as well. […]

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RACV to boost tourism

INVERLOCH’S RACV Resort is looking to expand, with a development worth more than $3 million. A master plan submitted to Bass Coast Shire Council spruiks a day spa, eco lodge and additional mid range cabins, premium villas, and premium ocean view rooms and cabins. Council’s acting community and economic development director Antoinette Mitchell said the […]

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Town star selected to Team of the Year

LDCA team Leongatha Town’s Sri Lankan import, Madura Weerasinge Silva has been selected to the VCCL’s state Team of the Year. The state team was selected from the best performed players across the VCCL’s eight regions during season 2013/14. In the 2013/14 season Weerasinge Silva achieved a bowling average of just 15.32 having notched up […]

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A stellar year

SEASON 2012/2013 and Inverloch Surf Life Saving Club member Max Leonard was named Patroller of the Year. The award is not only for patrolling but goes to an individual who has gone above and beyond the call of duty for the club in building community awareness, personal development, enthusiasm and passion for lifesaving. Season 2013/2014 […]

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Taking the netball scene by storm

PLAYING in a premiership team is a highlight of any sportsperson’s life regardless of whether one is five, 25 or 65. Hannah Flanders, as reported in The Star on Tuesday, July 8 played a pivotal role in Monash Storm’s two goal premiership victory over City West Falcons. Having had time to reflect on a successful […]

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Race of truth

FINALLY, Leongatha Cycling Club members had an opportunity to race. After two consecutive cancellations due to inclement weather, conditions were favorable enough to allow the running of the annual Club Individual Time Trial and Hill Climb titles. A few light showers early on ensured the roads were wet and riders had to work hard to […]

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Export doors open

GIPPSLAND food exporters need Halal information and training to capitalise on south-east Asian markets, according to a report from the latest Victorian Super Trade Mission. Agribusiness Gippsland director Alex Arbuthnot AM, newly returned from the ASEAN mission, also suggested there is an opportunity for the UHT milk market, including small packs for the hotel/resort market. […]

July 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Knowledge there to be tapped

YOUNG dairy farmers are missing out on information that could save them the trouble of having to learn from their own mistakes. Dairy farmer Colleen Laws visited Canberra recently to encourage the dairy industry to fund discussion groups at which experienced farmers could impart their knowledge onto young farmers. Ms Laws farms at Jindivick in […]

July 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Farming in the blood

CRAIG and Deb Allott, and their daughter Emily, 23, run a 470 acre dairy farm in the hills above Toora. Their son Troy, 25, is a dairy sharefarmer. Another son, Mitchell, 20, is currently completing his apprenticeship as a plasterer and their youngest son Scott, 17, is still at school. “We are a true farming […]

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