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Nick Jeremiah showcases photographic art

IT’S a medium often undervalued, but Nick Jeremiah’s work reminds us that photography is an intricate art form. The Venus Bay photographer and designer has collated a selection of his stunning works over the last eight years to display in a local exhibition. Held at Moo’s at Meeniyan, the display highlights seven of his prized […]

September 13th, 2019 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Parrots surge into prelin

LEONGATHA reserves played a disciplined and determined game to overpower Bairnsdale and reach the preliminary final on Sunday. The Parrots started the game well and had scored 3.1 to the Redlegs’ 1.3 at the first break. Despite Bairnsdale having the wind advantage in term two, it couldn’t capitalise. A couple of costly 50-metre penalties helped […]

September 13th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Three in a row for Beau

HE was sensational as a player, but Leongatha and Gippsland footy icon Beau Vernon may be even greater as a coach. With the Phillip Island seniors achieving a thrilling four-point grand final win over Cora Lynn on Saturday and taking out their second flag in a row, Vernon has now coached three premierships on the […]

September 13th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Eagles win battle of the birds in second semi

SOMETIMES a team has to do it the hard way in finals, which is the case for Leongatha in the 2019 series. The Parrots went down to Maffra in the second semi-final on Saturday after a strong final term from the Eagles, and will take on Sale in the preliminary final this week. Coach Paul […]

September 13th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Lack of players leads to Miners recess

DANIEL RENFREY    THE Wonthaggi Miners have gone into recess heading into the 2019 Leongatha and District Cricket Association season. The club, which once had three separate senior teams, has experienced an increased lack of playing numbers, leading to the recess. Leongatha and District Cricket Association Secretary, Gary Adams, believes a lack of junior participation […]

September 13th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Koony cricketer inspires Japan’s juniors

TAYLA KERSHAW_THOMAS   JAPAN’S aspiring cricketers are benefitting from the expertise of Koonwarra’s own Chelsea Moscript. The 23-year-old cricketer recently secured a two year contract to work on junior cricket development in Akishima, Tokyo, and increase female participation with a new High Performance Women’s League. “At the moment, I am assisting with the (International Cricket […]

September 13th, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Rural tutoring more accessible

DO you know that tutoring is in high demand?  Even though you live in a rural area, you can still work as a tutor online. While some companies may require you to have an educational background in the subjects they want you to tutor, many online tutors do not need prior teaching experience. Keep in mind […]

September 13th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Ready to roll at Chapman Machinery Service

    ONE of the biggest bits of news out of Chapman Machinery Service is the return of salesman Tom Peters. Tom worked at the business for three and a half years before working in the dairy industry for the last five years. With experience in both sides of the industry, he has been able […]

September 13th, 2019 | Posted in Business | Read More »

DISCO mowers have the moves

NEW CLAAS DISCO MOVE 3600 and 3200 mowers can really shake their stuff. The mowers have an impressive ‘give’ of up to one metre vertically and 30 degrees laterally, allowing them to work with optimal efficiency and safety in even the roughest of paddocks. Available with mowing widths of 3.4 and 3m, respectively, the new […]

September 13th, 2019 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

South Gippsland Landcare groups awarded

SOUTH Gippsland groups took awards at the recent bi-annual Victorian Landcare Awards. Among them was Gippsland Intrepid Landcare – a group that aims to engage youth in environmental work – which claimed the Young Landcare Leadership Award. The commendation was in recognition of the group’s work in attracting more than 300 young people to volunteer […]

September 13th, 2019 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

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