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ACM takes share of milk supply

LONG gone are the days when Murray Goulburn and Fonterra were the main milk companies in South Gippsland. Now there are the likes of Saputo Dairy Australia, Burra Foods, ViPlus Dairy, Parmalat, Bega Foods, Lion Nathan and Australian Consolidated Milk (ACM), with the latter making major inroads into the region on the back of a […]

October 18th, 2019 | Posted in Featured,Rural News | Read More »

Bullying, sexual harassment allegations rock mental health services

ALLEGATIONS of bullying and sexual harassment were made by staff providing mental health care at Korumburra and Wonthaggi. Latrobe Regional Hospital’s (LRH) board last week revealed the outcome of a review into its mental health services, which found the allegations were made by staff against colleagues at the service’s Korumburra and Wonthaggi sites, based at […]

October 18th, 2019 | Posted in News | Read More »

Teens steal the stage

TRYING to keep their balance while navigating the tricky tightrope between being a kid and a teenager on the first day of middle school was the basis for one of the fabulous plays, School Daze performed by the drama students at Newhaven College last Thursday evening. The second offering performed by the senior students, Among […]

October 15th, 2019 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Sustainable timber trade takes off in Foster

Grace Griffith NOT only are TouchWood Timbers preserving the past with precious wooden keepsakes, they are minimising their carbon footprint by using recycled timbers – a win-win situation. The Foster business, run by Mike Bland and his wife Milena, blossomed from Mike’s hobby into a business three years ago. Their tree change from Melbourne was […]

October 15th, 2019 | Posted in Business,News | Read More »

 Calling artists and art lovers

ARTISTS are once again invited to enter the KernART Prize with a total prize pool of more than $2000 available for the winning entries. After a successful art show last year, the KernArt Prize is on again at the Kernot Community Hall on the Melbourne Cup weekend. Since its inception just three years ago, there […]

October 15th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

South Gippsland summer is a reason to celebrate

KATE and Mick Adkins of Events By Kate are celebrating 10 years of EBK.  In this time they have created and executed hundreds of weddings and events across Victoria.  “I do not know where the time has gone. In some ways it only feels like yesterday,” Kate said.  “Since starting my own events business, we […]

October 15th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Hospitals still offline

Grace Griffith   SYSTEMS have still not been fully restored at local hospitals following a cyber attack that forced them to shut down all computer use. The incident, which occurred two weeks ago, is still impacting all 23 public health services aligned with Gippsland Health Alliance (GHA) and the South West Alliance of Rural Heath […]

October 15th, 2019 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Drivers plea for safety overhaul of South Gippsland roads

SOUTH Gippslanders have backed The Star’s bid for safety improvements on the Bass Highway and other roads in the region. The Star last week launched a fresh bid for substantial roadworks to make the highway safer between Leongatha and Anderson. Drivers are forced to risk colliding with oncoming traffic by travelling in the middle of […]

October 15th, 2019 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Attack fears as reptiles slither out across South Gippsland

Matt Dunn   SNAKES are expected to pose a serious danger, with predicted drier weather bringing the reptiles into closer contact with humans.  Reports are already emerging of numerous early sightings, from Phillip Island to Devon North and places in between. Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning’s (DELWP) Peter Simpson said snakes were “emerging […]

October 15th, 2019 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

More than books at Wonthaggi library

WE often overlook them, but our local libraries boast some of the best resources aside from books. Do you want to discover a group of like-minded people and get to know your community better? Or perhaps you are seeking free financial and legal advice, or other valuable services? The Wonthaggi Library has it all and […]

October 15th, 2019 | Posted in Community,News | Read More »

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