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Interim administrator to be appointed immediately »

05:29 pm | AN INTERIM administrator will be appointed to South Gippsland Shire Council immediately. Acting council CEO Bryan Swords said council staff would work with a panel of three administrators. “I also understand that the…

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Mad inspiration for cartoonist »

11:22 am | IT could be said you would be mad to try and break into the confined world that a cartoonist…

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Snake slithers into Inverloch »

11:16 am | A GIANT snake can be spotted in Inverloch but it’s not the venomous kind – it’s a new sculpture.…

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Koalas to love these trees »

11:14 am | VOLUNTEERS braved made Wilsons Promontory weather to plant trees for koala habitat. They planted nearly 200 swamp gum seedlings…

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Foundation cracks million dollar mark »

11:05 am | MORE than one million dollars has been distributed to individuals and organisations across the Bass Coast region over the…

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Lyric takes show to the streets »

11:07 am | THE cast of Leongatha Lyric Theatre’s Young Frankenstein have had a huge couple of weeks. They gave a sneak preview of the show at the Korumburra Southern Lights Festival and last week bumped into Leongatha’s Mesley Hall. With finishing touches being added to the choreography and acting, the cast is pumped to be closer to…

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Praise for Saputo opening price »

05:27 pm | LOCAL dairy farmers have been buoyed by Saputo’s opening average milk price of $6.80 per kilogram of milk solids. Leongatha South dairy farmer Chris Moscript said the record opening price was “very pleasing”. “It makes up for the years we’ve been battling. It will allow us to do a lot of the things you put…

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Interim administrator to be appointed immediately »

05:29 pm | AN INTERIM administrator will be appointed to South Gippsland Shire Council immediately. Acting council CEO Bryan Swords said council staff would work with a panel of three administrators. “I also understand that the Ordinary Meeting of Council next Wednesday, June 26, which includes consideration of the Annual Budget, will proceed as advertised,” he said. The…

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Dunbar wins cycling title »

11:42 am | THE 2019 Club Road Title was held on Saturday around the Korrine circuit.  It was a fine and sunny afternoon with a light wind.  The riders in the title race had to complete three circuits of the hilly 18km circuit.  The bunch headed out at a brisk pace and it was not long before there…

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Rural News

Praise for Saputo opening price »

05:27 pm | LOCAL dairy farmers have been buoyed by Saputo’s opening average milk price of $6.80 per kilogram of milk solids. Leongatha South dairy farmer Chris Moscript said the record opening price…

Jun 17 2019 / No Comment / Read More »

Sustainability key to Lileys’ vision »

05:25 pm | FOR more than 40 years, Joan and Robert Liley have worked tirelessly to ensure their 450 hectares at Fish Creek will be…

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Make the most of winter pastures »

11:22 am | IN A challenging season, many dairy farmers will be focusing on gaining the best return from the resources available. Grazing management of…

Jun 12 2019 / No Comment / Read More »
Burra jumps out of gate » Dairy code on hold » Inquiry to probe farm trespass laws » Mentors lend a hand on-farm » Can-Am vehicles turn heads »

Business

Nick’s life message »

11:21 am | COLLINGWOOD grand-final hero, Nick Maxwell, has made a career after football motivating business leaders as well as current sporting stars. It hasn’t…

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The journeys of a vet »

11:06 am | FROM tending to sled dogs in Alaska to dairy cattle in Leongatha, veterinarian Tom Gilheany is well travelled and highly skilled. The…

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Irish growth surprises Burra Foods’ farmers »

05:30 pm | SOUTH Gippsland dairy farmers learnt the Irish dairy industry could surpass Australian production within years. That fact surprised 24 Burra Foods suppliers who took part in the 2019 Burra Foods…

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