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Numbers and prices lift

By South Gippsland Stock Agents Association A TOTAL yarding of 2500 head came forward consisting of 1800 steers, 550 heifers and 150 cows and calves and springers in a mixed quality yarding. Cattle were consigned from the local area and once again many came forward from the East Gippsland district due to the failing season […]

October 30th, 2018 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Part of the furniture

AFTER almost 50 years at the local John Deere dealership, Ron Davison is still very much part of the day to day running of the Leongatha South based business. In the time Ron has been at the business it has morphed from Meeniyan Tractor Service, then Windmill Ag and finally Cervus Equipment, based on the […]

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Leongatha Secondary College Year 12s dismissed

LEONGATHA Secondary College year 12 students celebrated their final day last Thursday. The Year 12s marched down Ogilvy Street at 8.30am to the cheers and car horns of onlookers. Students blew horns, fired confetti and silly stream, while walking along with their makeshift cardboard bus. Celebration day costumes were varied and included Wonder Woman, Wayne […]

October 30th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Teens clown around as classes wrap up

SANTA ladies, Nintendo characters and even The Saddle Club girls joined in the festivities of Korumburra Secondary College’s Year 12s’ final day of school last Thursday. The students came dressed as these and other characters for a fun-filled day that began with a bacon and egg breakfast cooked by teachers, before the students entertained the […]

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Bands enchant at church’s Spring Concert

THE music of Scotland, Ireland and Andrew Lloyd Webber filled St Joseph’s Catholic Church at Korumburra on Sunday, when two talented bands performed admirably. South Gippsland Concert Band and South Gippsland Shire Brass Band played at the church’s Spring Concert to a crowd of more than 50 appreciative music lovers. The concert is the third […]

October 30th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Community | Read More »

Artist makes semi-finals

INVERLOCH artist John Mutsaers was a semi-finalist in the richest portrait prize in the southern hemisphere. His oil painting of his son was among the 100 works to make the semi-finals of the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize from 1100 portraits entered from across Australia. He was hoping to make the final 30 but that […]

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Power promised redevelopment funding

AN improved sporting pavilion and better changing facilities are in the pipeline for Wonthaggi Power Football Netball Club. An elected Liberal Nationals Government will contribute $800,000 towards stages one and two of the club’s redevelopment project. Bass MLA Brian Paynter announced the funding promise on Wednesday. “Our clubs desperately need the right facilities to cope […]

October 30th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Newhaven’s new $7M gym a game-changer

SPRING boarding the exciting new sports hub at Phillip Island’s Newhaven College is the state of the art $7 million plus gymnasium that is nearing completion and should be finished by Christmas. The gymnasium will be the perfect gift for the college community starting back in January 2019 and with the crack team of award […]

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Cycling for change

INVERLOCH residents and former Footscray players Colin Boyd and Cameron Wright will be cycling for the Neil Sachse Foundation. The ride will raise funds for research into spinal injuries. Twenty riders will start in Adelaide on November 26, ride to Hahndorf and return to Adelaide on November 28. Neil Sachse was left a quadriplegic following […]

October 30th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Social footy for Gippy Girls Can campaign

A FIVE week social footy program for women and girls will start on Wednesday, November 7 in Wonthaggi, as part of the #GippyGirlsCan campaign. The program is a partnership between GippSport and the Bass Coast Breakers Women’s AFL team. The program will go for an hour, starting with skills and then small non-contact games. Sessions […]

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