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Inverloch shocks Diggers in A1

INVERLOCH will play Wonthaggi Club in the grand final of A1 cricket this weekend at Scorpion Park, Leongatha after rain affected semi-finals caused some nail biting results. It was a herculean effort by Inverloch in its semi-final against the OMK with the heroes being Brett Debono and Dave Newman with the bat for Inverloch hitting […]

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Weather tests HPVs

THE 21st running of the Wonthaggi Human Powered Grand Prix took place last weekend at the Wonthaggi Recreation Centre. There were 75 entries from Victoria and South Australia. Local entries came from Wonthaggi Secondary College, Tooradin Primary School, Kooweerup Secondary College and Drouin Secondary College. Practice took place on Saturday between 9.15am and 10.30am and […]

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Irrigation system improves course

THE Leongatha Golf Club’s new irrigation system will save the club up to 40 hours of labour per week, use 40 percent less water and cost around $4000 per year less to run than its previous system. The $250,000 automated irrigation project was funded by the club, $50,000 from the South Gippsland Shire Council and […]

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Juniors ready to flap footy wings

THE Leongatha Junior Football Club will again have five teams take to the field this season after a successful sign on day last Wednesday afternoon. The club will have two Under 14 teams, two Under 12 teams and one Under 10 team. The season kicks off on April 22, which club president Mick Hanily said […]

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Women help girls enter science careers

GIRLS are set to have greater employment opportunities in the growing world of science, thanks to an innovative project launched last Wednesday. The STEM Sisters Project will match teenage girls with mentors in what are these days called the STEM subjects: science, technology, education and maths. The project brings together 22 Year 10 girls from […]

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STEAM building officially opened

KORUMBURRA Secondary College proudly opened its new science, technology, engineering, arts and maths (STEAM) building on Friday. The $5.5 million project has been a long time in the making and the school is thrilled with the outcome. The redevelopment includes the construction of a state of the art Applied Learning Hub with science, food technology, […]

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Walkers raise the bar

THE South Gippsland Relay for Life had reached 75 percent of its fundraising goal before the event even got underway at the Korumburra Showgrounds on Saturday afternoon. With 20 teams and nearly 300 participants registered to take part in the relay, event coordinator Jo Walster from Cancer Council Victoria was positive the organisers would reach […]

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Past fascinates at tractor rally

THE Korumburra Working Horse and Tractor Rally was held at Morrison Park in Nyora on the weekend, showcasing tractors, working horses and old fashioned machinery. Around 800 people came along to see the living history of Clydesdales working in the paddocks, sheep shearing, blacksmiths forging tools, wood chopping and much more. “It went really well […]

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Lyric’s California Suite wows audience

LYRIC Theatre’s comedy, California Suite, opened last Friday, March 16 with all four directors combining superbly to produce a cast with some fine performances. Leongatha’s Mesley Hall was closed in cleverly to give the audience a more intimate connection with the set, which was a simple but effective room 203 containing a lounge and bedroom. […]

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Don’t forget our war veterans

MEMORIALS are one thing but Australia still has a long way to go in supporting war veterans, Fish Creek RSL secretary Roslyn Bryan OAM said last Wednesday. The passionate advocate for veterans’ welfare told a gathering at the RSL that veterans suffer mental trauma and experience difficulty reintegrating with civilian society – and veterans in […]

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