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MG offers prospect of 3 cents/kg step up

Murray Goulburn dairy farmers can only hope for a 3 cents a kilogram step up by the end of this financial year, after the company released its half yearly results this morning. See the full statement below.  

February 24th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,News,Rural News | Read More »

Cruise ship adrift

The cruise ship Norwegian Star is adrift 20 nautical miles off the coast of Venus Bay after losing propulsion. The vessel has been without power for 12 hours. Tug boats are on the way to recover passengers and are expected to arrive at 8pm tonight. The ship is drifting at about 1.5 knots per hour […]

February 10th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Care for dogs in heat

By Dr Jeff Cave, district veterinary officer IF YOUR dog regularly travels in the back of your ute, you need to take extra care to avoid exposing it to heat stress on very hot days. Adequate shelter, for example a fixed canopy, needs to be provided to protect tethered dogs from climate extremes. While it […]

February 9th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,Rural News | Read More »

Cruise ship turns heads

BEACHGOERS were amazed by the stunning sight of a grand cruise ship in Waratah Bay on Friday. The P&O Cruises’ vessel Pacific Jewel anchored in the bay to offer travellers a unique view of Wilsons Promontory National Park and the spectacular South Gippsland coastline. The Pacific Jewel was undertaking a short domestic cruise to and […]

January 31st, 2017 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Shirley shies away from recognition

SHIRLEY Reeves of Korumburra was honoured on Australia Day by being awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia for her service to youth and to the community. A pillar of the scouting community in both Korumburra and the district, Mrs Reeves has worked with generations of local children to give them new skills and […]

January 31st, 2017 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

South Gippsland thanks Neil

INVERLOCH’S Neil Warren received an Order of Australia Medal for his ongoing service to South Gippsland on Australia Day. He was nominated by Leongatha Lyric Theatre, which he has been involved with for more than 30 years. “My first show was My Fair Lady and I was one of the dancers. I help to build […]

January 31st, 2017 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Ken thanks his backers

KEN Lay believes his Australia Day honour belongs to his family and the 17,000 members of Victoria Police. The Inverloch resident was formerly chief commissioner of Victoria Police and was named an Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia in last Thursday’s Australia Day honours for his service to the police force, […]

January 31st, 2017 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Floating our boat

SIX years after the devastating fire which burnt down Knight’s Garage housing Henrietta’s cafe and gift  store in Bair Street Leongatha, the large floor space is about to be rented out again. Hobie Kayaks, water sports and lifestyle equipment will be showcased when Rod Bending’s World comes to fill a big gap in Bair Street. […]

January 31st, 2017 | Posted in Business,Featured | Read More »

Plea for blood

THE lives of a Leongatha family were upended within the space of a month, after their three year old son was diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition. In early December, Elliot Vanderland’s parents Elissa and Ian noticed bruising on their son’s legs. They thought nothing of it as he loved to climb. Then their normally […]

January 31st, 2017 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Soccer star makes top citizen

BASS Coast once again demonstrated its commitment to building healthier communities, with two out of three 2017 Citizen of the Year finalists recognised for their passion to promote active lifestyles. The 2017 Citizen of the Year award was presented to Cape Paterson’s Gene Parini, the man behind the South Coast Stars Soccer Club. The soccer […]

January 24th, 2017 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

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