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Vigil for domestic violence at Sale Clocktower

HUNDREDS gathered on Wednesday evening at the Sale Clocktower Pedestrian Mall for the Annual Candlelight Vigil to remember the lives taken by family and...

Alarming statistics from Gippsland Women’s Health

Gippsland women are suffering from alarming and disproportionate rates of gendered and family violence, Gippsland Women's Health's (GWH) first annual report card has found. The...

Helping women soar in the aviation industry

THE state government is helping students in Gippsland build specialist aviation industry skills, thanks to a grant of more than $141,000 awarded to Aviation...

Reflecting on 90 years of CWA

Tom Parry MEMORIES were made and shared as the Country Women’s Association (CWA) celebrated its 90-year presence in North Gippsland. Over 40 members of the North...

Former Heyfield resident receives Inspirational Women’s Award

FORMER Heyfield resident Barbara Bednarski was recently honoured with the Inspirational Women's Award by the Women's Interfaith Network in Narre Warren. Barbara's journey began when...

Women’s sport thriving in some areas, but still some way to go

Today, with the exception of Afghan women who have been banned from playing sport under the new Taliban government, equality for women in sport...

Top marks for Collegians’ female cricketers

Tom Parry COLLEGIANS took out the first-ever Sale-Maffra Cricket Association Women's Twenty20 premiership on February 28. College defeated Bundalaguah by 12 runs in the final. Under grey...

Best in the Business

Liam Durkin WHEN you win player of the carnival, you can wear orange crocs. Sale-Maffra completed an unbeaten campaign in the Under 17 Girls Junior Country...

Growing professional development opportunities for women

A local non-profit is giving women in a boost with networking and professional development opportunities.

Dairy’s Knight in shining armour

As a high school student, Jessica Knight had the ambition of working in agriculture. But the words of a careers advisor almost shattered that dream:...

Preventing violence against women through chatting

A panel discussion, held last Thursday, demonstrated how different community groups were working to prevent violence against women. The 'Let's Chat Gippsland' panel discussion, facilitated...

Helping women doing it tough

Share the Dignity is calling on local residents to support women and girls in need this Christmas through its annual #ItsInTheBag Christmas appeal, encouraging...

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Swans home in two-point thriller over Tigers: EGFNL R5

Tom Hayes STRATFORD produced a performance for the ages to knock over last year’s premier, Wy Yung in East Gippsland football at the weekend. The two...