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Careers explored at Newhaven College

  NEWHAVEN College students looked to the future recently to explore their post-secondary options at the college’s annual careers expo. This year’s expo was the biggest yet, with 40 exhibitors providing 330 years 9 to 12 students and parents with ideas and advice ontertiary study and a broad spectrum of employment options. Careers coordinator Hugh […]

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Chocolate ticket to Canberra

  THE children at Tarwin Lower Primary School can’t go wrong. The more chocolate they eat, the closer the Grade 6 children are to enjoying a holiday to the nation’s capital, Canberra. Every Thursday lunchtime, students have been buying Freddo frogs for 50 cents, with all proceeds going towards fundraising for the Grade 6 camp […]

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Cherished doctors farewelled

  IT would be an understatement to say doctors Tim and Joy Linton have been assets to South Gippsland. Each contributed 20 years of service to Leongatha Healthcare, and they will be sorely missed by their colleagues, patients and residents as they move to Nhulunbuy in the Northern Territory to work in indigenous health. Mr […]

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Generosity eases pain

LIFE is not easy for Rae Stallard but on Sunday, she could not stop smiling. She suffers from scleroderma, an auto immune disease that hardens her skin and damages major internal organs, but the condition has not hindered her inner drive. The Sandy Point woman was one of the organisers of a fundraiser for Scleroderma […]

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Botanical artist’s story told

CAROLYN Landon is an extraordinary woman to say the least, certainly one worth writing memoirs about. Mrs Landon is passionate about recounting stories, having forged a successful career in writing biographies and memoirs of seemingly ordinary Australians who have lived extraordinary lives. Her latest work, Banksia Lady explores the life and triumph of Celia Rosser, […]

June 30th, 2015 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Basketballers shoot for courts

YOUNG athletes want better indoor sports facilities in Wonthaggi. Shadow Sports Minister Damian Drum and Bass MLA Brian Paynter visited the Wonthaggi basketball court recently to learn their concerns. The court at Wonthaggi North Primary School is home to the Wonthaggi Coasters – the Under 14 girls’ basketball team who won the Victorian Country Championships […]

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Let us entertain you

GYPSY is hitting the stage at Leongatha’s Mesley Hall this Friday night (July 3). After months of rehearsing and preparing, the elements will come together to deliver a truly enthralling show to its audience. Directed by the highly regarded Colin Mitchell and starring the incredibly talented Elly Poletti, Gypsy promises to be a spectacular show […]

June 30th, 2015 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Featured | Read More »

Road woes

CRUMBLING roads in South Gippsland have been brought to the attention of The Nationals. The negative impact poor roads are having on the region’s agriculture was highlighted when Peter Walsh, Shadow Agriculture and Water Minister and Leader of the National, toured South Gippsland. Mr Walsh, who was joined by Gippsland South MLA Danny O’Brien and […]

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Traralgon best not enough to halt Vernon’s troops

TRARALGON lost to Leongatha by over 100 points in the opening match of the season. Possibly it was taken by surprise by a Parrot team totally rejuvenated by the return of several key and talented players and by its clever new and ambitious coach Beau Vernon who enjoys overwhelming support. Vernon who is keen to […]

June 30th, 2015 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Jayla and Ben hit the big time

ALMOST 70 children from all over Gippsland tried out at Sale for selection to the Gippsland All Stars tennis team. Inverloch Tennis Club’s Ben Clements and Jayla Morcom were both selected after the round robin format competition which included practice sessions where participants were taught important tactics in a friendly and fun environment. Ben and […]

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