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Candidates go head to head

REFUGEES, marriage equality, penalty rates, internet access and government spending were some of the issues raised at last Wednesday night’s forum for McMillan candidates in Fish Creek, ahead of the federal election this Saturday, July 2. Run by the Corner Inlet Justice Group, four of the eight candidates attended: Donna Lancaster, The Greens; Jim McDonald, […]

June 28th, 2016 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Long Jetty fix a certainty

REGARDLESS of whether the Coalition or the Labor Government wins the Federal Election this Saturday, July 2 the Long Jetty funding is assured. This follows a Labor Party promise to fund the restoration of the ailing Port Welshpool Long Jetty if elected, matching the recent $4.8 million pledge from the Coalition Government. McMillan Labor candidate […]

June 28th, 2016 | Posted in News | Read More »


THE Turtons Creek man accused of attacking two South Gippsland Shire Council workers was found guilty of attempted murder at the Supreme Court on Friday, June 24. Jonas Black was found guilty of two counts of attempted murder and of perverting the court of justice at the conclusion of a two week trial. Mr Black’s […]

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Prices now, please

GIPPSLAND dairy farmers have not yet been given an indication of opening price, despite one company from the west of the state releasing its price a fortnight ago. Warrnambool Butter and Cheese announced an opening price of $4.80 per kilogram of milk solids much earlier than usual, an initiative welcomed by its suppliers. Burra Foods […]

June 21st, 2016 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Kenneys to travel north

THE weather was kind to the typically large crowd one expects to find at clearing sales in the district. With several outside vendors joining Warren and Vicki Kenney’s clearing sale at Mount Eccles on Friday, the farmyards were full of high quality farm and household goods that had attracted wide interest. “It has been six […]

June 21st, 2016 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Emma vies for VFF role

MIRBOO North horticulturalist Emma Germano is in the running to become the vice president of the Victorian Farmers Federation. Ms Germano is currently the VFF horticulture group vice president and is running against Quambatook grains group member Brett Hosking. Two VFF members are in the running for the position of president – Murra Warra grains […]

June 21st, 2016 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Molly gets results

KARDELLA eventer Molly Barry has headed to the United Kingdom for a working holiday, just days after coming fifth in the CCI two star class at the Melbourne International Three Day Event (MI3DE)recently. Molly was also the highest placed young rider in that class, and was presented the inaugural Caitlyn Fischer Memorial Trophy for this […]

June 21st, 2016 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Mirboo North netball results

Results Round 9 A Grade Mirboo North 68 d Yinnar 48 Best: Jessie Holland, Dani Hilliar. Awesome effort by all eight players! Great intensity and talk. Make sure we finish off the game pushing through all four quarters. B Grade Mirboo North 44 lt Yinnar 50 Best: Steph St Ellen, Stacey Harriage. A well contested […]

June 21st, 2016 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Roos too strong at home

THE GOOD teams just know how to win. As has been the story week in, week out this season, Fish Creek was challenged in a close match, but found a way to take home the four points. This week their victim was Dalyston, who gave the Kangaroos’ faithful a scare late in the game, but […]

June 21st, 2016 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Heritage and Robertson excite Toora faithful 

THE Toora Football Netball Club launched a A Century of Saturday’s, 25 Years On written by life member John Stone, at a gala function in the Toora Hall on Friday night. The book catalogues the 25 years on from club life member Neil Everett’s A Century of Saturdays. The 120 past and present players and members in attendance […]

June 21st, 2016 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

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