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Success defined by locals

ONE major attraction at the South Gippsland Dairy Expo saw local community members from across the industry impart their ideas of success. Matt Harms of OnFarm Consulting conducted an interview titled, “What does success look like?”, posing questions to a diverse panel which included dairy farmers, a restaurant owner, financial consult and focus farmers. Matt […]

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Expo showcases dairy magic

FARMERS from every corner of South Gippsland came together in Korumburra last week for the South Gippsland Dairy Expo. Korumburra Showgrounds hosted the two day event over Wednesday, September 23 and Thursday, September 24 where exhibitors, industry experts and farmers discussed the latest developments in the industry. South Gippsland Dairy Expo secretary and Strzelecki Lions […]

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Prices beefed up at Leongatha

PRICES for cattle are continuing to rise at the local selling centre. Victorian Livestock Exchange (VLE) Leongatha is known as being a bullock market, due to the fact growers in South Gippsland consistently produce a high volume of high quality cattle. VLE chief executive officer Wayne Osborne said the current upwards trend in pricing at […]

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More action at Thompson Reserve

THE installation of a new drainage system will mean Inverloch’s Thompson Reserve will be suited to sports all year round. The $130,000 project was a community effort by a Sports and Recreation Victoria grant for $75,000 by Bass Coast Shire Council in 2013, as well as contributions from council, Bendigo Community Bank Inverloch, Inverloch Stars […]

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The world flocks to Phillip Island

THE Italian, Valentino Rossi and Spaniard, Jorge Lorenzo fighting out for the title of Australian MotoGP champion for 2015 has created the usual high demand for tickets to this year’s event says the Australian Grand Prix Corporation CEO Andrew Westacott. In the vicinity of 90,000 are expected at the track for the three day spectacular […]

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Life membership rewards Little’s huge service

NORRIE Little was recently awarded life membership of the Korumburra Golf Club. Norrie joined the club in the mid 1970’s and over these last 40 years has provided exemplary dedication and service to the club. Almost as soon as Norrie joined the club, she was the booking secretary for the many social groups that travelled […]

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Traralgon all the way

TRARALGON has been crowned the best in Gippsland after defeating Leongatha by five goals in the grand final of the Gippsland Football League on Saturday, denying Leongatha coach Beau Vernon a dream first year as senior coach. In front of a record crowd of more than 5500 people at Traralgon Recreation Reserve, the Maroons claimed […]

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Roughie composed ahead of big clash

THIS Saturday Hawthorn is attempting to win its way into an exclusive club and join only five other teams to have won three premierships in a row. Local Hawks’ hero, Jarryd Roughead, will play in his fifth grand final but said, “It’s never easy.” “As a team we have worked so hard to get there. […]

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Parrot netballers win flag

DEFYING its underdog status, Leongatha’s B Grade netballers played a brilliant four quarters to take out the netball premiership, defeating Traralgon 50 to 34. The Leongatha B Grade team hadn’t beaten the Traralgon side all year, the Maroons finishing on top of the ladder and Leongatha second. But the Leongatha team proved unstoppable from the […]

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Croc Stars snap up Wonthaggi

CHILDREN were invited to pluck up their courage and meet some of Australia’s exciting reptiles during the first week of the school holidays. Croc Stars Derek and Karen Ingham from the central coast of New South Wales toured to the Wonthaggi Plaza to introduce their fascinating brand of pets, including lizards, turtles, pythons and, of […]

September 29th, 2015 | Posted in Community | Read More »

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