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Heated warning for weather

THE state government is reminding Victorians to take care of themselves and others as people grapple with increasing temperatures. Sunday touched 40 degrees in some...

Hurley family reunites in Dargo

MORE than 300 descendants of Dargo pioneers Michael and Margaret Hurley attended a reunion at Dargo Hall on January 20-21. The reunion followed a chance...

Sale Film Society’s first 2024 screening

SALE Film Society meets for its first screening of the year this Wednesday at The Wedge. Ushering in the 2024 schedule is Ego: The...

Ducking serious: government rejects duck hunt ban

Zaida Glibanovic LOCAL hunters rejoiced after the state government shot down the duck hunting debate, opting to keep the season in place. While recreational duck and...

Aviator’s journey from war-torn Afghanistan to East Sale

Nick O’Connor GROWING up in an ethnic minority family in Afghanistan, Aircraftman Mujtaba (Mitch) Hakimi lived in constant fear of violence at the hands of...

Fisherman from far and wide gathered along Golden beach

AS surely as rust will take form on steel rods and specific fishing techniques remain a family superstition, the annual Australia Day Long Weekend...

Local police raise alarm over road deaths

Police in Wellington and East Gippsland are alarmed at the number of drivers who continue to be caught breaking road rules. Those caught speeding and...

Operation Amity catches speeding drivers

SPEEDING drivers made up almost half of offences detected by police during a four-day state-wide road policing operation over the Australia Day long weekend. Operation...

Sale celebrates Australia Day

A FLAG raising by the scouts, a barbecue by the Sale Lions Club, a ceremony and music played by the Briagolong Bush Band and...

Maffra celebrates Australia Day

ABOUT 80 people attended Maffra’s Australia Day Award Celebrations, which occurred at the Duart Homestead after a last-minute change. Heavy rain last Thursday forced the...

Timber towns mourn loss of industry

TIMBER Towns Victoria has acknowledged a deep sadness and regret for the native timber harvesting communities and their families for the loss of regenerative...

World Wetlands Day to celebrate our lakes

WETLANDS and Human Wellbeing is the theme for World Wetlands Day 2024. West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority (CMA), along with the Love Our Lakes and...

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Supporting children with epilepsy in Gippsland

EPILEPSY Action Australia has launched a new program in the Gippsland area. Ted-E-Bear Connection is providing vital social and emotional support – free-of-charge to children...