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Bass Coast Health celebrates nurses

BASS Coast Health (BCH) hosted a special afternoon tea event on International Nurses Day recently to celebrate its exceptional nurses. BCH thanked them for the role they play in providing safe and quality nursing care. Executive director of acute care/chief nursing and midwifery officer Lou Sparkes said BCH’s 290 nurses work across 16 different departments […]

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’Burra info centre faces shorter season

KORUMBURRA’S visitor information centre will only open from December 1 to the week after Easter under a proposal by South Gippsland Council. Council officers have recommended the centre become seasonal, while council will maintain a fully accredited centre in Foster. That is the recommendation before council’s meeting tomorrow (Wednesday). On June 28, 2017, council voted […]

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Committed to carbon reduction

SOUTH Gippsland Water is committed to greenhouse gas emissions reduction and in 2017 pledged a reduction of 15 percent by July 1, 2025. The pledge is the first step on the road to achieving net zero emissions by 2050, as per the Victorian Government’s water plan, Water for Victoria. South Gippsland Water managing director Philippe […]

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Updated pricing system needed

DAIRY farmers are calling for a simpler and fairer milk payment system, with more emphasis on the value of milk solids. Two reports commissioned by Jersey Australia, funded by Farming Together, had shown pricing systems don’t necessarily represent the current market value of milk components, to the disadvantage of higher component farmers. Jersey Australia said […]

May 29th, 2018 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Steering farms towards energy efficiency

AN INFORMATION session was held at Outtrim on Sunday, to help farmers and farm businesses learn ways to become more energy efficient. Bob Davie from Phillip Island shared his experience and vision to see a zero emissions beef industry. Kate Chard from SC Group gave participants a chance to ride the EcoCharger electric quadbike, and […]

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Mixed yarding gives mixed results

There were approximately 1600 export cattle of which 1000 were cows and 300 young cattle penned representing an increase of 420 head week on week. The usual buying group was present but not all operating fully in a mixed market. Quality declined in the grown cattle while there was a better selection of grass finished […]

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Bunch sprint ends Lex Watt Trophy

RIDERS battled for the Lex Watt Trophy handicap race on Saturday in perfect conditions. Not only did riders have to battle against each other around two laps of the 50 kilometre Pound Creek circuit but a few other obstacles as well. A red traffic light was activated on the Pound Creek-Koonwarra Road which meant a […]

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Skills on show in grand final

MEENIYAN Junior Basketball concluded on Friday, May 25. Section 2 finished its season with a variety of skills and a game. All players have shown great improvement throughout the season. Well done to all the parents who joined in for the last session; great fun was had by all. The Section 3 grand final saw […]

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Sailors awarded

ON Saturday evening, South Gippsland Yacht Club rounded out its season by celebrating the year’s success as a club as well as recognising the achievements of the club’s best sailors. Dinner at the club rooms was followed by a few short speeches and the presentation of trophies. For the second year in a row, Matt […]

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Sea Eagles hold on for victory

FOOTY fans were treated to a spectacular first quarter performance from Inverloch-Kongwak and Nar Nar Goon. Although the scoreboard suggested very little occurred in the opening term, the hard and fast play on the day said otherwise. Playing on Inverloch-Kongwak’s home turf, the conditions were perfect without a breath of wind. Taking full advantage, both […]

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