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Firefighters take on stair climb

Firefighters take on stair climb

Five firefighters from Mount Taylor will join 600 firefighters from all over the world to battle it out at the sixth annual Melbourne Firefighter Stair Climb on Saturday, September 7.Mount Taylor Captain, Geoff Crane, Lieutenants, Grant Stewart, Lachie Nichols and John Pruscino, and firefighter, Dylan Grayham, will be climbing with members from other local fire brigades including Bairnsdale,...
Streamlining police phone services

Streamlining police phone services

Victoria Police has changed the way you can contact them in order to streamline their response.The new changes apply to people wanting to report a crime to police in East Gippsland, too. For those wanting police assistance urgently, the number remains unchanged. Call 000 for immediate help. However, if you are calling police to report a theft, property damage or lost property or other general...
Beef industry optimism

Beef industry optimism

Positive news from red meat industry experts had Gippsland beef producers optimistic and a little more confident about the future at Tuesday’ s East Gippsland Beef Conference in Bairnsdale.“If you’re sitting there with females you’re in a sweet spot,” presenter Robert Herrmann told the 200-plus audience.“Keep every female whether it’ s sheep or cattle, if you can’t and have to sell, you’ll be...
Culture in catchment

Culture in catchment

Staff from the East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority (EGCMA) were joined by members of the Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation (GLaWAC) and Aboriginal Victoria recently to learn more about cultural heritage within the Lower Mitchell catchment.Cultural heritage is of utmost importance to the Gunaikurnai people and GLaWAC assists to protect, promote and preserve the cultural...
Venison variety

Venison variety

Dargo Landcare Group is hosting a venison workshop on Saturday, August 24, at the Dargo Hotel, with a full day of activities and demonstrations.The day starts at 8am with registrations before presentations, which start at 9am, kick off from local farmer, butcher and deer hunter, Damien Ellis, on how to field dress a deer, make sausages and much more Bill Barry will lead a taxidermy demonstration...
Bulldogs advance to decider

Bulldogs advance to decider

Bruthen has a shot at an Omeo District senior football premiership three-peat.The Bulldogs’ premiership defence couldn’t have gone any better on Saturday with the reigning premier defeating previous premiership favourite, Omeo Benambra, by 24 points at Swifts Creek to advance to the grand final at Lindenow South in two weeks time.The Ranges’ 14-game winning streak came to an abrupt end with the...

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