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Coronavirus update: Premier’s statement this morning regarding non-essential services and schools. »

08:13 am | VICTORIAN Premier has issued the following statement in relation to the shutdown of non-essential activity and services. School holidays have been brought forward to March 24 (tomorrow). The Premier said: “Victoria Police has…

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Legacy marks 70th changeover »

01:48 pm | A PILGRIMAGE to the Allied cemeteries of Europe gave former Korumburra resident Greg Leighton the chance to pay tribute…

Feb 18 2020 / No Comment / Read More »

Feast has tastebuds tingling »

01:40 pm | A MEAL fit for a king had guests blown away at the Meeniyan Recreation Reserve on Sunday, as top…

Feb 18 2020 / No Comment / Read More »

Motorbikes gathering prompt ‘oohs’ and ‘aahs’ at South Gippsland Historical Automobile Club »

01:02 pm | CREATIVITY is creeping into the design of makes of modern motorbikes which was evident at a display at the…

Feb 18 2020 / No Comment / Read More »

AFL umpire to inspire at Leongatha’s Australia Day service »

07:50 am | AFL umpire Matt Stevic will inspire as the guest speaker at Leongatha’s Australia Day celebration on January 26. Matt,…

Jan 17 2020 / No Comment / Read More »
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Meeniyan Garlic Festival tantalises foodies »

01:44 pm | THOUSANDS of people from around Victoria enjoyed the food, drink, games, entertainment and positive atmosphere at the fourth annual Meeniyan Garlic Festival on Saturday. Countless stalls were set up throughout the Meeniyan Recreation Reserve showing off some of Gippsland’s finest garlic and garlic-themed foods, while kids were entertained by various games including mini golf and…

Feb 18 2020 / No Comment / Read More »

Farmers bat for cancer patients at Outtrim-Moyarra-Kongwak Cricket Club »

01:27 pm | FARMERS have opened up their paddocks to help raise funds to support breast cancer patients. Every year, the Outtrim-Moyarra-Kongwak Cricket Club holds its annual Pink Stumps Day event to raise money for breast cancer initiatives. The day, on Saturday, was a success and as part of that, the cricketers sold steers at the VLE Leongatha…

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Coronavirus update: Premier’s statement this morning regarding non-essential services and schools. »

08:13 am | VICTORIAN Premier has issued the following statement in relation to the shutdown of non-essential activity and services. School holidays have been brought forward to March 24 (tomorrow). The Premier said: “Victoria Police has established a coronavirus enforcement squad of five hundred officers to ensure containment measures that have been put in place to combat coronavirus…

Mar 23 2020 / No Comment / Read More »

Football, netball season start delayed until at least May 2 »

10:59 am | THE start of the football and netball season in Gippsland has delayed until at least May 2, due to concerns about the spreading of coronavirus. AFL Gippsland made this announcement: The AFL has released a statement to all AFL and AFL State associations managed or operated leagues and NAB AFL Auskick Centres programs and have…

Mar 18 2020 / No Comment / Read More »

Rural News

Farmers bat for cancer patients at Outtrim-Moyarra-Kongwak Cricket Club »

01:27 pm | FARMERS have opened up their paddocks to help raise funds to support breast cancer patients. Every year, the Outtrim-Moyarra-Kongwak Cricket Club holds its annual Pink Stumps Day event to raise…

Feb 18 2020 / No Comment / Read More »

Dairying life inspires teen’s rural passion »

12:38 pm | A YANAKIE woman knows how lucky she has been to grow up on a dairy farm. Courtney Zuidema, a member of a…

Feb 11 2020 / No Comment / Read More »

Beef Week field days attract cattle buyers »

11:46 am | SOUTH Gippsland’s beef studs were at their best despite the wet weather on Saturday for the highly-anticipated Beef Week open day. Hundreds…

Feb 4 2020 / No Comment / Read More »
Buffalo surprise in the paddock » Farmers gave hay to mates in need » Farmers urged to focus on biosecurity » Crothers to step down from Burra Foods’ helm » Scholarship keeps rural dream alive »

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Hard work pays off for Leongatha Travel »

01:24 pm | LEONGATHA Travel and Cruise was recognised with one of the Australian travel industry’s most respected awards for the fourth consecutive year, as…

Dec 10 2019 / No Comment / Read More »

Marijuana facility to open »

01:19 pm | ON Friday, December 6, history will be made in Wonthaggi, with the grand opening of Medipharm Labs Australia. Medipharm CEO Warren Everitt…

Dec 3 2019 / No Comment / Read More »
Industry thrives in Burra » Many reasons to become a pharmacist » Super Saturday set to stun at Marriott’s » Meeniyan bakery business rises to the top » All welcome at Central Cafe »

Burra raises $50,000 for bushfire appeal »

10:09 am | MILK processor Burra Foods will donate more than $50,000 to help people impacted by the recent Victorian bushfires. The money will go to the Victorian Bushfire Appeal and it includes…

Jan 14 2020 / No Comment / Read More »

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