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Industry thrives in Burra

THE Korumburra Industrial Estate may be the town’s manufacturing and wholesaling heart, but Noelene Cosson says many things have contributed to the Burra’s business success. Key among them is a supportive local council, a can-do attitude in the estate itself and retail precinct that is beginning to kick goals. Noelene, whose dairy equipment wholesaling business […]

November 19th, 2019 | Posted in Business,News | Read More »

Scholarship keeps rural dream alive

HANNAH Thorson has gone to the city to learn more about agriculture but her heart remains in South Gippsland. Thanks to receiving Gardiner Dairy Foundation’s 2017 Bill Pyle Tertiary Scholarship to support her Bachelor of Agricultural Science study at La Trobe University, Hannah has been able to bring her new knowledge back to the farm […]

November 19th, 2019 | Posted in News,Rural News | Read More »

Earthy artists exhibit at Fish Creek

THE delicate beauty of nature will be on display at Fish Creek’s Gecko Studio Gallery during a joint exhibition this month. Sarah Dingwall’s flame worked glass and sculpture pieces will feature alongside the pigment ink pen work and gold lead on cotton rag paper pieces of Emma Morgan’s. Titled Understory, the display will run from […]

November 19th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,News | Read More »

From Russia to roses in Korumburra

IT was a leap of faith for Nina Kane, uprooting her entire life in Russia to relocate to Korumburra in March 2018. The move – which saw Nina leave her job as a lawyer, her apartment and everything familiar to her – was so that she could marry the love of her life, Darren Kane. […]

November 19th, 2019 | Posted in Community,News | Read More »

Iconic flame tree survives after flight in Leongatha

  RICHARD Lester loves his trees and he could not be happier. The Illawara flame tree he and Thelma Arnup lobbied to save from being chopped is holding up well. The iconic tree was relocated within the site of the Aldi supermarket in Leongatha in 2014, after facing the prospect of being lopped and lost […]

November 19th, 2019 | Posted in Community,News | Read More »

Sweet deal for tap water

SWEET Life Café in Leongatha is one of the businesses making it easier for the community to access tap water. As part of the Tap Water Every Day project, a call was put out to local food businesses to support their community’s health, by providing free tap water. Through consultation with local young people, it […]

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Leongatha loses blood testing lab

GIPPSLAND Southern Health Service CEO Mark Johnson has rejected claims by a whistleblower that a streamlined pathology service would put Leongatha Hospital patients at risk. But a hospital employee, who informed the paper about an external investigation into the workplace culture of the healthcare service, said they believed the loss of a blood testing laboratory […]

November 19th, 2019 | Posted in Community,News | Read More »

Scientist head to sea as testing starts for offshore wind farm

Deb Lucas   THE next stage is underway in the potential development of Australia’s first offshore wind farm off the coast of South Gippsland. Scientific monitoring of wind and wave activity is set to start offshore of Port Albert. This testing is the next phase for the Star of the South wind farm. Training by […]

November 19th, 2019 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Star wins state award

THE Star has won a state-wide award in recognition of a sports story showcasing freeride jet skier Joel Barry of Inverloch. The story, written by Peter Chapman while a consultant to The Star, told how the 25 year old survived serious injury soon after winning the first round of the World Freeride Jet Ski championships […]

November 19th, 2019 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Donations sought for McEwen

Matt Dunn   A GoFundMe page has been established to help pay the legal bills of former South Gippsland Shire councillor Andrew McEwen. Vanessa North, a friend of Mr McEwen’s from South Australia, is listed as the organiser of the ‘Assisting Andrew’ page. “I am seeking assistance to help Andrew McEwen to pay part of […]

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