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Duck hunt decision pending

Duck hunt decision pending

The fate of the 2020 Victorian duck hunting season is expected to be decided this week by the Premier.Field and Game chief executive officer, Dean O’Hara, said his organisation understood the decision had to be made by the Premier, who is back from leave today.“We’re still waiting to hear the outcome but as we understand it, the Agriculture Minister has approved it but the Environment Minister...
Getting clubs back on their feet

Getting clubs back on their feet

Football clubs across fire ravaged East Gippsland can apply for AFL funding to get back on their feet.The AFL last week announced the formation of a governance committee to administer all funds raised through the AFL’s Community Relief Fundraising efforts.Essendon Football Club president and former Federal Finance Minister, Lindsay Tanner, will chair the committee, with representatives from...
Tycoon Felix wins cup

Tycoon Felix wins cup

Tycoon Felix ridden by Caitlin King won the 1700-metre Buchan Cup in front of a record-breaking crowd on Saturday.The winner held third place for majority of the race before making its move on the final straight, sprinting down the outside line to finish 1.75 lengths in front of Maxwell Keenan on Blunderbuss and three lengths ahead of Grant Seccombe on Johnny Romance.The Canni Creek races were a...
Leading with action and communication

Leading with action and communication

Primary school principal, Doug Vickers, has spent the past 20 years at the helm of Bairnsdale West.And he must enjoy it because he’s signed a contract for another five.“It’s a positive and successful school and people want to be part of our community,” Mr Vickers said.“Working in a good school is the best job in the world. It’s all about the people, facilities don’t make it good.”As principal,...
Ensay – a lucky town

Ensay – a lucky town

Since bushfires engulfed East Gippsland, it’s fair to say the Ensay community has dodged a few bullets.While the fires have menaced the landscape surrounding the tiny township, Ensay itself has escaped unscathed.Local mechanic, Colin Bailey, who has lived in Ensay his entire 65 years, admits he was surprised the bushfires, which began impacting the area during November/December, left the town...
Bumper boat classic

Bumper boat classic

Do you like spending time in the beautiful lakeside town of Paynesville? If so head down and enjoy a three-day celebration of classic boats, maritime culture and cruising on the Gippsland Lakes.In its third event in the past five years, Paynesville Classic Boat Rally, which will be held on February 28 and 29 and March 1, promises to deliver a spectacular collection of more than 300 classic boats...

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