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Women help girls enter science careers

GIRLS are set to have greater employment opportunities in the growing world of science, thanks to an innovative project launched last Wednesday. The STEM Sisters Project will match teenage girls with mentors in what are these days called the STEM subjects: science, technology, education and maths. The project brings together 22 Year 10 girls from […]

March 20th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

STEAM building officially opened

KORUMBURRA Secondary College proudly opened its new science, technology, engineering, arts and maths (STEAM) building on Friday. The $5.5 million project has been a long time in the making and the school is thrilled with the outcome. The redevelopment includes the construction of a state of the art Applied Learning Hub with science, food technology, […]

March 20th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Walkers raise the bar

THE South Gippsland Relay for Life had reached 75 percent of its fundraising goal before the event even got underway at the Korumburra Showgrounds on Saturday afternoon. With 20 teams and nearly 300 participants registered to take part in the relay, event coordinator Jo Walster from Cancer Council Victoria was positive the organisers would reach […]

March 20th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Past fascinates at tractor rally

THE Korumburra Working Horse and Tractor Rally was held at Morrison Park in Nyora on the weekend, showcasing tractors, working horses and old fashioned machinery. Around 800 people came along to see the living history of Clydesdales working in the paddocks, sheep shearing, blacksmiths forging tools, wood chopping and much more. “It went really well […]

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Lyric’s California Suite wows audience

LYRIC Theatre’s comedy, California Suite, opened last Friday, March 16 with all four directors combining superbly to produce a cast with some fine performances. Leongatha’s Mesley Hall was closed in cleverly to give the audience a more intimate connection with the set, which was a simple but effective room 203 containing a lounge and bedroom. […]

March 20th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Don’t forget our war veterans

MEMORIALS are one thing but Australia still has a long way to go in supporting war veterans, Fish Creek RSL secretary Roslyn Bryan OAM said last Wednesday. The passionate advocate for veterans’ welfare told a gathering at the RSL that veterans suffer mental trauma and experience difficulty reintegrating with civilian society – and veterans in […]

March 20th, 2018 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Turning the tide on plastic

MEENIYAN is launching a campaign this Friday called ‘Turning the Tide on Plastic’. Kaelene Shervell, owner of Meeniyan IGA, and community member Jenneke Kijlstra-Shone, have been promoting the benefits of reducing or removing plastic bags from stores across the town. The new bag will be launched this Friday at 4pm at Meeniyan Square market. The […]

March 20th, 2018 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

O’Brien promoted to Shadow Minister

GIPPSLAND South MLA Danny O’Brien is committed to engaging more local young people in sport. Mr O’Brien was promoted to the Victorian Shadow Cabinet as the Shadow Minister for Sport, Veterans and Gaming and Liquor Regulation. “This portfolio is a big part of the Gippsland community,” he said. “I think we want to see the […]

March 20th, 2018 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Schools on Shadow Minister’s agenda

GIPPSLAND South schools were on the agenda when Shadow Minister for Education, Tim Smith, visited Foster Primary School, Korumburra Secondary College and Sale Specialist School recently. Gippsland South MLA Danny O’Brien said he had been long campaigning for these schools and it was important the Shadow Minister saw first-hand the poor state of Foster Primary […]

March 20th, 2018 | Posted in News | Read More »

Wonthaggi health hopes

BY his own admission, Premier Daniel Andrews made a small contribution of $1.9 million to the Wonthaggi Hospital on Thursday. However, the re-election of the Labor Party to government could see more funding for the hospital yet, with Mr Andrews saying he would have more to say about regional health later this year. “Obviously, elections […]

March 20th, 2018 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

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