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Crohn’s sufferer Danielle Schultz speaks up about her illness.

Grace Griffith   INFLAMMATORY bowel disease, or IBD, is an invisible disability, and it’s on the rise. This incurable and painful illness is a chronic inflammatory disease of the intestines and comes in two forms: Crohn’s or ulcerative colitis.  In Australia, IBD is becoming more prevalent, more complex, and more severe. According to Crohn’s and Colitis […]

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Leongatha traders are proud of their town

TRADERS throughout Leongatha will wear a new badge of honour as part of this year’s Leongatha Daffodil Festival and Community Expo. The “Leongatha Proud” business initiative will shortly see 2000 badges going out to businesses proclaiming the community spirit of the town. The Star’s Commercial Manager, Tony Giles, is the man behind the project. “A […]

July 30th, 2019 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Kerry Senior the first female firefighting captain in 75 years

  WHEN you think of a firefighter in a small rural town, odds are you’re thinking of a man. However July 1 saw a milestone for the Fish Creek and District CFA when Kerry Senior was elected the first female captain in the brigade’s 75 year history. Kerry has been an active volunteer firefighter in […]

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Inverloch beach path washed away as coastal erosion worsens

INVERLOCH’S crumbling shore was again under assault last week, with the path adjacent to the surf club washed away by a high tide last week. Visiting the site on Friday, The Star found several paths blocked off as Bass Coast Shire Council contractors worked at repairing the damage. Where a path had once been there […]

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Venus Bay is named best surf lifesaving club in Victoria

THE best surf lifesaving club in Victoria is at Venus Bay. The club won the title of club of the year at Lifesaving Victoria’s Awards of Excellence dinner at Albert Park on Saturday, from a pool of 67 clubs state-wide. South Gippsland clubs succeeded on the night, with Waratah Beach and Wonthaggi clubs also recognized. […]

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Golfers raise money for three south Gippsland families

GOLFERS have rallied behind a charity fundraiser for three South Gippsland families. The annual Elders South Gippsland Charity Golf Day – held last Friday at Leongatha Golf Club – has been a fixture on the local calendar for about 10 years, helping to support any number of charitable causes. This year’s proceeds – expecting to […]

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Inverloch soundshell may be built next year

A PEFORMING arts hub valued at nearly half a million dollars could be built at Inverloch by March next year. The soundshell proposed for The Glade by the town’s foreshore is gaining pace, with fundraising nearing the $490,000 needed. The project is an initiative of the Lions Club of Inverloch and District and will help […]

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Leongatha Amcal pharmacy claims company award

LEONGATHA’S Amcal Pharmacy has claimed the company’s Pharmacy of the Year award for Victoria and Tasmania for the second year running. The 2019 prize was presented at a gala awards night, with manager Sally McGrath also picking up the gong for Amcal Retail Manager of the Year for the second year in a row. “It’s […]

July 30th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Wayne Kuhne keeps Jersey cattle on national stage

THE Kuhne name has been synonymous with the Jersey breed for more than 70 years and so it’s little wonder the younger generation continues to give back to their treasured tan brown cows. Wayne Kuhne milks and breeds Jerseys at Koonwarra and has stepped up his involvement in the industry off-farm by becoming a director […]

July 30th, 2019 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Federal action to protect farmers against activists

THE Federal Government is proposing to introduce new legislation and tough new penalties on law-breaking activists who encourage others to trespass on farms. Eastern Victoria Region MLC Melina Bath said the new federal legislation would strengthen protections for law-abiding farmers. “The federal laws will better protect farmers’ privacy by stopping animal activists using carriage services […]

July 30th, 2019 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

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