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Elley’s Australia’s leading cowgirl

LEONGATHA’S Elley Hulls heads into her next rodeo as Australia’s leading All Around Cowgirl, having won more prize money in barrel racing and roping events than any other female in the Australian Professional Rodeo Association (APRA) Senior 2018 Season to date. Elley’s a dairy

Farmers face up to climate challenges

SOUTH Gippsland farmers gathered at Ross Batten and Madeline Buckley’s Buffalo beef farm last week at a Landcare field day themed around future climate challenges and opportunities. After hearing new research and perspectives on the relationship between climate change and pasture production from Melbourne

Award-winning filmmaker calls the Bena hills home

THE LATEST film from Bena based filmmaker Thomas Baricevic will have its world premiere at the Sydney Film Festival in June, before touring the international festival circuit. Dubbed a ‘neo urban Western adventure’, and set in the inner northern suburbs of Melbourne, ‘The Coin’

Sharing life saving skills

IN A NEW effort to engage with the community beyond the summer months, Sandy Point’s Waratah Beach Surf Life Saving Club is offering free CPR and defibrillator training to local businesses, sporting clubs and other groups. Board director and Junior Activities coordinator at the

Our Jack an All Australian

WONTHAGGI Secondary College student Jack Clements again represented Victoria in the prestigious Pizzey Cup this year, the biggest tennis tournament in the country for secondary school students. The event has featured some of the biggest names in Australian tennis including Pat Rafter and Sam