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Festive cheer

DEPUTY Premier Peter Ryan will lobby for Korumburra Secondary College’s ailing buildings to be rebuilt if he is re-elected at next November’s state election. In announcing he will recontest his seat of Gippsland South, Mr Ryan said he wants to initiate a master plan for the redevelopment of the school to determine what facilities are […]

December 24th, 2013 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Getting it Dunn

INVERLOCH resident Steven Dunn was recently awarded a nation-wide honour for his contributions to underwater sports in Australia. The Australian Underwater Federation recently named Steve as the recipient of the 2013 Beau Beere Award. Named after a prominent sports administrator, the award is bestowed to the person considered to have done the most for the […]

December 24th, 2013 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Another Heppell joins the Dons

LEONGATHA’S Aaron Heppell has signed on with the Essendon VFL side for 2014. The young gun was signed on last Friday and is excited about the future. “I was tossing up between Williamstown and Essendon but with the new Essendon facility and with Dys there it was an easy choice,” he said. The Heppell name […]

December 24th, 2013 | Posted in Featured,Sport | Read More »

TAFEs unite

GIPPSTAFE will work with other TAFE colleges and Federation University Australia to improve tertiary education options in Gippsland. Minister for Higher Education and Skills Minister responsible for the Teaching Profession Peter Hall made the announcement on Friday. GippsTAFE will join with the new uni and Chisholm Institute and Advance TAFE to share resources. Mr Hall […]

December 23rd, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Army worms on the march

By Frank Mickan, pasture and fodder conservation specialist, DEPI, Ellinbank Centre   ARMY worms are on the march and you need to stop them in their tracks if they are a problem on your farm. Reports have been coming in from dairy farmers in West and South Gippsland of army worm infestations in pasture crops […]

December 23rd, 2013 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Festive magic

SLEIGH bells could be heard jingling at Coal Creek Community Park at Korumburra on Friday night as the park hosted Carols on the Creek. The South Gippsland Concert Band put on a fantastic show with singers Ann Larkins and Jacqueline Wheeler at the forefront. Magician Lachlan Wilde, who participated in Coal Creek’s recent Buskers’ Festival […]

December 23rd, 2013 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Community,Featured | Read More »

CFA chief inspires Darren

A RUBY firefighter is one of 20 hand-picked volunteers from around the state working closely with CFA chief officer Euan Ferguson as part of a year-long leadership program. Darren Hardacre, currently captain of the Ruby Fire Brigade, travelled to the Dandenong Ranges a few weeks ago for the program’s first face-to-face session. The Chief Officer’s […]

December 23rd, 2013 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Christmas by the coast

THE sound of Christmas filled the Inverloch Community Hub last Tuesday night. Some 400 people attended the annual Inverloch Community Carols, presented by the Inverloch Christian Churches. Annie Nauta and Jeff Robertson hosted the event, which featured the Wonthaggi U3A Choir, Vivace Singers from Phillip Island, Greg Jones, and Inverloch/Kongwak Primary School singers, joined by […]

December 20th, 2013 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Community,Featured | Read More »

Dance spectacular

LISA Pellin Dancers put on their show A Decade of Dance at Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre over the weekend. It was the culmination of a year’s work for the students, teachers, costume-makers and helpers. The dancers performed their show twice, in a matinee and an evening performance. Dance teacher Lisa Pellin said it was […]

December 17th, 2013 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Enjoy Christmas with friends

THE combined churches of Meeniyan and the surrounding area will host their tenth consecutive Christmas lunch on Christmas Day. The lunch will again be held at the Meeniyan Uniting Church in Geale Street and is for people in the communities who would be without family or friends on Christmas Day. Tess Parkinson from Leongatha went […]

December 17th, 2013 | Posted in Community | Read More »

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