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Southern Business Women’s Network turns 20

THE Southern Business Women’s Network celebrated a 20 year milestone on Thursday night. In 1998, a small group of women developed an idea to support women in business. This network would be based on similar trade associations. Now it is 2018 and the network has 300 members. “The network is thriving. It truly was an […]

August 21st, 2018 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Gate closes on local produce

A LOCAL fresh produce business has finished indefinitely in the face of challenging barriers to entering a market dominated by major supermarket chains. FarmGate Online, a local food distribution company which operated from distribution points along the Bass Coast and South Gippsland, ceased operating recently. Leaving no debtors in its wake, FarmGate Online owners Aladair […]

August 21st, 2018 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Crowds rush to Burra Brewing Co.

BURRA Brewing Co. has opened the doors to its brewery on Commercial Street in Korumburra, with its own craft beers on tap. Burra Brewing Co. is owned and operated by locals Kim Nicholas, Anthony Dempster, Luke Jones, Narelle Jones, Phill Dempster and Ange Dempster. All the brewing of Burra Brewing Co. beer is done onsite […]

August 21st, 2018 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Stronger demand at store sale

YARDING of 1800 head was consigned to last week’s VLE Leongatha store sale from Cooma, Bombala, Bega, Sale, Giffard, Yarram and local areas. The South Gippsland Stock Agents Association reported demand was generally stronger from local re-stockers and a few domestic lot feeders for a better quality yarding of cattle than the previous sale. The yarding […]

August 21st, 2018 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Equipment performance, longevity weigh in Gallagher’s favour

FOR Duaringa Station Grazing Co., detailed records on individual animals is a must. The Donovan family has run the integrated cropping, commercial beef breeding, backgrounding and feedlotting business for decades, with Bruce and Beryl Donovan taking over in the 1960s. The operation is spread across three properties in Central Queensland: a property at Gogango runs […]

August 21st, 2018 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Local volunteer wins state award

THE most outstanding members of Life Saving Victoria have been recognised at the 15th annual Awards of Excellence night, with Kimberly Gee of Venus Bay SLSC picking up a prestigious honour. Kimberly was awarded Volunteer Training Officer of the Year in her role as director of education and training at the club, something that came […]

August 21st, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Korumburra’s top guns

KORUMBURRA Gun Club members Jack Stockdale from Koonwarra and Charlie Cook from Dalyston have returned from the NSW Clay Target Association state skeet carnival on top. Jack, 18, won the overall 20 gauge skeet title, and came first in the AA grade skeet doubles and second in the AA 100 target skeet championship as well […]

August 21st, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Giants win the flag

THE Korumburra-Bena Youth Girls are the first Giants team since the change of club colours in 2015 to bring home a premiership flag after a tough match against Wonthaggi Power on Sunday, August 19. A blast of winter couldn’t hold back the determined, skilful Giants in a 4.4.28 to 4.1.25 victory. Korumburra-Bena’s U14 boys team […]

August 21st, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Kangaroos through to a fourth straight grand final appearance

FISH Creek have hopped into the grand final with a dramatic two point win in extra time on Saturday at Meeniyan. The predicted weather held off and big game was underway under bright sunshine, Fish Creek took the early ascendancy kicking the first two through Hunt and Shaw. Hargraves for Fishy was repelling Stony Creek’s […]

August 21st, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Phillip Island claim minor premiership

AIDED with a strong wind in the opening term, Phillip Island opened up an early buffer that would never be bested in its clash with Inverloch-Kongwak to decide the minor premiership. The Bulldogs managed to secure a 23 point advantage at the first break, with Jack and James Taylor breaking an early deadlock with goals […]

August 21st, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

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