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Daffodil Festival blooms for 60th milestone year

A SUCCESSFUL Daffodil Festival fit for a 60th anniversary wowed Leongatha last week. Festival regulars were impressed with the fresh new layout of the Daffodil and Floral Show in Memorial Hall, which expertly showcased all the entries in each category. Opening on Thursday and closing on Saturday, there were plenty of extra special things happening […]

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PM talks buoy dairy

MURRAY Goulburn’s head honchos met with the Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his deputy Barnaby Joyce to discuss the current predicament facing dairy farmers recently. MG was represented at the meeting by chairman Phil Tracy and directors and staff Ken Jones, Natalie Akers, Mike Ihlein, David Mallinson and Fiona Smith. Mr Tracy said MG was […]

August 30th, 2016 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Calders turn flood into fodder

TIM and Amanda Calder are Legendairy farmers with a Legendairy farm located in Meeniyan, Victoria, the 2015 Legendairy Capital of Gippsland. The family own the iconic paddocks that travellers on the South Gippsland Highway, see as they cross the Tarwin River. The land is regularly flooded, turning the low-lying areas of the farm into a […]

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Japan opens teens’ eyes

TWO weeks in Japan was an experience of a lifetime for 17 Wonthaggi Secondary College students. The students were recently given the opportunity to embrace the culture by touring the country and learning more about the traditional lifestyle by living with a home stay family. Wonthaggi Secondary College has had an ongoing relationship with Japanese […]

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Poor showing lands Tigers in corner

A PHYSICALLY stronger and more experienced Yallourn Yallourn North comfortably defeated Mirboo North by six goals in Mid Gippsland’s qualifying final at Boolarra on Saturday. Now, after 87 contests since 1969, both clubs have 43 wins and a draw between them. An enthusiastic crowd paid $8280 at the gate to watch the Tigers and the […]

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Fish Creek – it’s time

IT was 2002 when Fish Creek last won the Alberton Football Netball League Grand Final. President Jason Harding said he would be “delighted” to fly the flag at Fish Creek once again. The year has belonged to Fish Creek in many ways and a premiership would be a fitting end to the team that won […]

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Ruby rollercoaster deplorable, says MP

GIPPSLAND South MLA Danny O’Brien has called on the State Government to investigate a newly rebuilt section of the South Gippsland Highway that has been the subject of numerous complaints by motorists. The Ruby straight on the highway between Leongatha and Korumburra is being referred to as “the rollercoaster” by some motorists following the completion […]

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Sea Eagles soar to grand final

INVERLOCH-Kongwak will play in all four Alberton Football Netball League grand finals football matches on Saturday. The venue, the Meeniyan Recreation Reserve will be a sea of blue and gold. Well almost. There will be a fair smattering of red and white around the boundary line with Fish Creek playing in three while the Reserves […]

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Wonthaggi misses finals

WONTHAGGI’s hopes of having its Senior team contest finals failed on the weekend when results of other games didn’t go its way. Despite a last round win at home over Bairnsdale, the shock win by Warragul over Maffra guaranteed both Wonthaggi and Sale would fall just short of the top five. Wonthaggi needed a big […]

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Controversial makeover approved

A CONTROVERSIAL $600,000 proposal to redevelop the Walkerville foreshore will proceed. South Gippsland Shire Council last Wednesday voted to support the Walkerville Foreshore Committee of Management’s proposal for roadworks, car parking, sea wall works and native vegetation removal at Bayside Drive. The proposal was amended the Walkerville Bluewater Boating and Angling Club raised concerns about […]

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