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Don’t miss business forum

MINIMISING red tape and increasing cultural awareness are the objectives of the 2016 Business Forum, hosted by Prom Country Regional Tourism. This year’s forum will feature two speakers: the Victorian Red Tape Commissioner Matthew Butlin and Dr Barb West, a recognised cultural anthropologist and expert in intercultural communications. Mr Butlin will discuss how he works […]

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Bright idea to make tracks

LEONGATHA Railway Station could become a tourist attraction for the town if Ian Cole’s model railway project goes ahead. Mr Cole, president of the Gippsland Historical Model Railway, would like to transform the disused station into a model railway similar to the one currently in the works at Bass. “Leongatha Station will become dormant following […]

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Phillip Island youth girls get a Dalyston welcome

THE Dalyston girls were too experienced for the new team coming out convincing winners 13.8 to 1.0. A five goal to nothing first quarter saw Dalyston take control of the game from the start. An early goal by Phillip Island in the second quarter gave the large home crowd hope of a come back before […]

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Leongatha wins all four

LEONGATHA scored a rare feat against Maffra on Saturday, winning all four football matches. The seniors appeared untroubled at the Parrots’ home ground as it went about its business, winning the seniors by 10 goals. The Parrots controlled the football all day and were never headed; the Eagles starved of opportunities to goal. Leongatha had […]

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Demons take down the Giants

MEENIYAN Dumbalk United travelled to take on Korumburra-Bena on Saturday with the full team in tip top shape for the match. Kicking with the wind helped the visiting Demons in the first term and saw the side up 23 points by the end of the quarter. Michael Smith brought some tough competition to the Giants […]

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Local riders post great performances

THE Leongatha Cycling Club had great weather for its annual promotion of junior road racing, the Junior Experience, with great support from the principal sponsor – the Inverloch branch of the Bendigo Community Bank – and a good turnout of club members as officials/helpers for all the racing and canteen duties. The club had a […]

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LDNA promotes netball for all

LEONGATHA and District Netball Association (LDNA) commenced its first week of competition recently with 41 teams equating to in excess of 328 players from across seven clubs. What a wonderful start to a season full of firsts. Umpire coordinator Erin Baudinette has spent the last three weeks educating the 30 plus umpires, hundreds of players, […]

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Miner’s baseball up and running

THE South Gippsland Miners recently started its season in the Gippsland Baseball League. Three teams are entered in competition, A Grade, B Grade and Under 13’s. Including the U13 juniors the Club has a few new players this year which include a father and daughter team in Glenn and Jordan Gardner and playing their second […]

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Argentos hang up milking aprons

FARMERS turned out in droves for Leo and Karen Argento’s clearing sale on Friday morning. Mr Argento has lived on the dairy farm at 670 Yarragon Road, Wooreen since his parents moved there in 1964 when he was just four. He married Karen Hanks in 1989 and bought the farm, but now it is time […]

April 27th, 2016 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Wendy’s brave battle

WENDY Whelan doesn’t believe recovering from a stroke at age 38 is her defining achievement. It’s becoming a share farmer on a dairy property that she sees as a more notable accomplishment – and one that wasn’t going to be stolen from her by a rare medical condition. The Legendairy farmer from Toora in South […]

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