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Organic waste

Organic waste

A shortage of workers on the Lindenow Flats has caused hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of organic celery to be mulched back into the ground.“We’re behind with hand weeding, we’ re behind with harvest,” Busch Organics’ Kane Busch said.“We’re behind with everything because of the labour shortage.”Mr Busch said the crop was worth $150,000 in sales plus another at least $50,000 in growing...
Secret dig in Buchan

Secret dig in Buchan

An archaeological dig to understand the history of fires across the landscape in East Gippsland is taking place at an Aboriginal cultural site, at a secret location, near the junction of the Buchan and Snowy rivers in Buchan.A joint project by the Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation, GLaWAC, and the Monash Indigenous Studies Centre at Monash University, it’s hoped the research...
Tightening up in the top four

Tightening up in the top four

Bairnsdale Cricket Association’s “A” grade ladder significantly tightened after some upset results in round eight.The biggest upset came at Tigerland where the reigning premier and current ladder leader, Wy Yung, went down to Lakes Entrance.While the Tigers were understrength, the Seagulls flew back into top four calculations and kept their one-day finals dreams in tact.West Bairnsdale moved to...
Going gangbusters

Going gangbusters

Bairnsdale businesses are rejoicing at the surge in takings the town has been raking in over the holiday period.The Northern Ground Café’ said the past two to three months had been sensational.“It’s been very, very, very, very busy,” Rob Turner, owner and chef at Northern Ground told the Advertiser as he prepared brunch for a customer.“Since they opened the border toMelbourne allowing people to...
Caroline is Swifts Creek’s sixth family Dux

Caroline is Swifts Creek’s sixth family Dux

Just imagine completing your entire 13 years of schooling without being able to hear or speak directly to any of your teachers or classmates.All instruction delivered via an interpreter and exams undertaken in your second language.Such has been the experience of Caroline Firus, who in 2020 not only completed her VCE studies, but achieved the honour of Dux at Swifts Creek P-12 School, with an...
Pink Stumps Day

Pink Stumps Day

Bairnsdale Cricket Association’s season restarts this Saturday with “A” grade returning to the field for a vitally important round.The top five teams have separated themselves from the bottom three at the halfway point, however with seven rounds remaining there is still time for change.Reigning premier, Wy Yung, stormed into the Christmas break and now sits six points clear of West Bairnsdale,...

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