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Win for Gippy vets

VETERANS at the Sale RSL and across Gippsland are set to benefit from a $1.1 million federal government grant announced on last month. Member for...

Challenging vets tournament for Roulettes

SENIOR members of the Sale-Maffra Badminton Association were challenged at their most recent veterans tournament. The local club travelled to central Victoria for the Eaglehawk/Bendigo...

Paying respects to fallen veterans

Tom Parry and Zoe Askew A SOLEMN vigil was held at Sale Cemetery last Thursday, August 3 to acknowledge those killed in action during the...

Hot streak: badminton club wins again

Tom Parry IS there any stopping the Sale-Maffra Badminton Association? The local club has yet again triumphed, winning Section C2 in the recent Western Suburbs Veterans...

Veterans continue to fly high

WINNING ways have continued for the Sale-Maffra Badminton Association. The local club competed in the Latrobe Valley Veterans Teams Championship last weekend, with the "Roulettes"...

Funds for Rosedale RSL hall

Tom Parry ROSEDALE RSL Sub-Branch has received a state government grant to upgrade its Hall on Hood St. The non-profit organisation was allocated $7900 through the...

Maffra memorialises sacrifice

Tom Parry ONE of the biggest crowds ever turned out for Maffra’s mid-morning Anzac Day service last Tuesday. The ceremony began in earnest at 11am with...

Seaspray locals turn out for growing Anzac Day service

SINCE the installation of memorial plaques recognising local servicemen and women who served in all wars, and also two startling WW1 statues by sculptor...

Duke of Edinburgh Shield comes to Sale

THE annual Victorian RSL Duke of Edinburgh Shield competition was held over the weekend of April 15 and 16, running concurrently across 15 venues...

Sale Cenotaph: How the ‘Victory Woman’ came to be

Ross Jackson THE word Cenotaph comes from the two Greek words kenos taphos; translated into English, they have the literal meaning of empty tomb. As 1920...

Sale Cenotaph’s 99-year history

Tom Parry SURROUNDED by the walls of the Memorial Hall on Macalister Street is a conspicuous structure known as the Sale Cenotaph. For close to a...

We will remember them: A history of Anzac Day

In the early morning darkness of April 25, 1915, about 16,000 Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) soldiers descended upon the beach shores...

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CarbonNet project on the table

Philip Hopkins A BUSINESS case for Gippsland's CarbonNet Project is set to be presented to the federal and state governments, the project's chief, Jane Burton,...