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Building a forestry hub

Building a forestry hub

Gippsland will be a key forestry hub, with farmers playing a big role in planting trees, under the Federal Government’s national forestry plan.The $20 million, four-year plan aims to plant an additional 400,000 hectares of forests – a billion new trees – over the next decade.It was announced earlier this month by the Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Senator Richard...
Redlegs secure U16 premiership

Redlegs secure U16 premiership

Bairnsdale has won the Gippsland League under 16 grand final, defeating Sale by 27 points in a mouth-watering match of football at Morwell Recreation Reserve on Saturday.On a day where Leongatha claimed its first back-to-back senior Gippsland League flags with victory over Maffra, the under 16 Redlegs were on fire early and withstood a third quarter charge from the Magpies before claiming the...
Garage sale raises funds

Garage sale raises funds

As part of their ongoing studies in the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) a group of Federation Training students recently held a garage sale that raised more than $400 for Youth Insearch.Youth Insearch is a program dedicated to supporting young people, assisting them to reach their full potential and achieve their personal and career goals.Teacher, Brad Downs, and program...
Bridge on track

Bridge on track

The extension of Giles Street, Bairnsdale, is well underway with works on schedule.Most recently, the bridge’s final beams were lowered into place.The project, which includes construction of a three-span steel and reinforced concrete bridge over McGees Gully, is a major construction project for East Gippsland Shire Council.The bridge and associated road extension will link the Giles Street and...
Redlegs ready for grand finals

Redlegs ready for grand finals

Three Bairnsdale teams will play in the Gippsland League grand finals in Morwell tomorrow.In the football, the under 18s clash with Traralgon, while the under 16s face Sale. On the netball court the Redlegs’ 15 and under team will go head-to-head with the Magpies.“Take the stairs not the lift.” That is the motto of the Bairnsdale’s under 16 footballers as they march into their match against...
Neophytou candidate

Neophytou candidate

George Neophytou (pictured) is standing as an Independent candidate for the seat of Gippsland East in the upcoming November State Election.A Paynesville lawyer, Mr Neophytou has a Bachelor of Laws degree with honours, Bachelor of Commerce degree (Economics and Marketing) and is a Fellow with the Australian Marketing Institute.He has been a board member of a number of organisations, including...

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