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The Allies are back

THE Allies Football Netball Club is back on track after announcing recently it had appointed a senior coach for the 2015 season. Andrew Morwood, a former Oakleigh District’s senior coach and most recently assistant coach at Peninsula league club Karingal, was signed on Wednesday night as a non playing coach. Morwood is looking forward to […]

December 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Gippsland Storm’s winning ways

GIPPSLAND Storm Elite Development Netball Club finished off its Premier League season in style by overcoming a physical Fusion Purple in their Grand Final by 14 goals on Tuesday night, December 16 at the Waverley Netball Centre. Having gone through the season undefeated and winning the semi final by a convincing 24 goals, the Storm […]

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Farmers lament DEPI loss

THE Labor Government has said the Department of Environment and Primary Industries will be abolished. But the change is not expected to affect frontline services, nor close offices, including the Leongatha branch. Under the new government, agriculture will be included in the new Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources. Environment will be moved […]

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

Paul bowls over farmers

THERE was more than a touch of green at last week’s Young Dairy Development Program South Gippsland Christmas get-together in Meeniyan. Held at the Meeniyan Bowling Club, the casual evening saw plenty of action on the greens as well as a fascinating talk from Irish expat farmer Paul O’Malley. Paul, who grew up on his […]

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

Jump on the Agritrain

AGRITRAIN is a Gippsland based training and advisory company delivering nationally recognised training in the agricultural industry for dairy, sheep and beef. The Agritrain Pre-apprenticeship Program is an eight week full time program, designed to induct people who are either new to agriculture or have limited experience. It is limited to a small group of approximately 10 […]

December 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Koalas may save NSW friends

MORE than 30 people from across South Gippsland learnt about a potential translocation program of the Strzelecki Koala at a community forum in Koonwarra recently. The Strzelecki Koala is unique, as it has a high genetic variability compared with other koala populations in Victoria. Faye Wedrowicz, a Monash PhD student, confirmed this during the evening […]

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

Big line-up at The Cally

CHRISTMAS Eve, Boxing Day and New Years have yet again rolled around and pounced upon us without warning. There are fantastic events going on all over the area with Christmas carol nights, sales galore in the stores, lights are up on houses, and the festive spirit is alive in the hearts of young and old […]

December 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Don’t be skimmed this Christmas

SHOPPERS are urged to be aware of being fraud victims, after a number of Leongatha shoppers approached The Star saying their card had been compromised. In one case, a woman had $800 skimmed from her account recently, with the money trail appearing in Balnarring. The Commonwealth Bank security team picked up the discrepancy at 2.18am […]

December 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Burra Foods obeys EPA’s demands

BURRA Foods will soon complete initial works to address environmental problems at its Korumburra factory. The news came as the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) last week announced it had issued Burra Foods with five remedial notices over a one month period. Those notices required Burra Foods to address wastewater, emissions and odour management issues at […]

December 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Carols at the Creek

THE community of Korumburra came together to celebrate the arrival of the Christmas season with the annual Carols at the Creek on Friday night. Held at Coal Creek Community Park and Museum, the park provided the perfect backdrop for carol singing led by the South Gippsland Concert Band, its conductor Eric Cross, and soloists Kerrie […]

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