Cattle ear tag probe with links to West Gippsland

The involvement of some West Gippsland properties in alleged cattle ear tagging tampering offences is being investigated by authorities.  Photo: file image.

The involvement of some West Gippsland properties in alleged cattle ear tagging tampering offences is being investigated by authorities. Agriculture Victoria has confirmed it is “currently investigating a matter regarding alleged National Livestock Identification Scheme (NLIS) offences, with links to

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Australian Dairy Plan launched at Longwarry farm

John Versteden, who has farmed at Longwarry for 35 years and been involved in many industry organisations, said the plan was a significant document.

Initiatives that aim to restore confidence, lift profitability and stimulate growth in the dairy industry are set out in a plan launched at Longwarry on Friday. The draft Australian Dairy Plan outlines a range of industry wide initiatives and follows

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Extinction Rebellion hits Warragul CBD to highlight climate emergency

Peter Kirkbride (left) and Claire McCall hold signs calling for urgent action about the climate emergency in Warragul.

About 20 people participated in a peaceful demonstration organised by Extinction Rebellion in Warragul on Thursday to highlight what they say is a “climate emergency.” The participants lay on the pavement in Palmerston St as if dead, displaying messages about

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Prepare properties before fire restrictions start next Monday

Once the Fire Danger Period (FDP) comes into effect on Monday, December 16, the CFA will have a zero-tolerance approach to any fires started from negligent behaviour.

West Gippsland residents have a short window of opportunity to conclude property clean ups ahead of the introduction of fire restrictions next Monday. Fire restrictions will begin at 1am for the Baw Baw, South Gippsland, Cardinia and Latrobe municipalities. CFA

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Outstanding Julie selected in state golf croquet squad

Warragul’s Julie Beasley is congratulated on being selected in the 2020 State Golf Croquet squad by club president Russell Marriott.

Warragul croquet player Julie Beasley has been selected in the 2020 State Golf Croquet squad to compete next year. It’s an outstanding achievement from Julie, who only began playing croquet five years ago after someone suggested she try it out.

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Tactical cycling gives Skinner first place

Craig Skinner sets up his ride to first place chasing down Shane Stiles and followed by Graeme Parker, Jayman Prestidge, Brett Kennedy and Rob Monk.

A small field of 14 riders contested race four of the Summer Criterium Series at the much-maligned Endeavour Street Circuit. The hotdog turns seem to suit only one rider, Shane Stiles, and many others are too frightened of losing or

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Kumara century propels Yarragon to top of the table

Gamini Kumara flicks a ball of his pads on his way to a commanding 119* against Garfield-Tynong on the weekend.

Yarragon 7/221 defeated Garfield-Tynong 157 Yarragon have stormed to the top of the ladder on the weekend, with a familiar face dominating the day to give the Panthers victory. Resuming on 1-7 needing a further 151 for victory, Jake Borsato

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Serong, Flanders and more realise AFL dream

Caleb Serong is presented with his new guernsey by his new coach, Justin Longmuir as Fremantle snapped up the classy midfielder with pick eight in the national draft. (Credit AFL Photos/Fremantle Dockers)

Two of the regions top young football talents have realized a childhood dream, with Caleb Serong and Sam Flanders both being drafted in the first round of the AFL National Draft on Wednesday night. Caleb was first to come off

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Buses in Warragul deliver important messages

Students art has been displayed on some of the buses that circulate around Warragul, to help challenge gender stereotypes.

Two buses in Warragul are delivering important messages to the community through the drawings of school children. Through a school art competition the two buses operated by Warragul Bus Lines have been wrapped with art in a project titled Challenging

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Jindi Cheese strike ends after deal struck

Around 20 staff walked off the job on November 13th , seeking a pay deal to match colleagues in Longwarry and Rowville.

A 15-day strike by staff at Jindi Cheese ended on Thursday when workers voted unanimously to endorse a pay rise. However, details of the resolution have not been released. About 20 Lactalis Jindi Cheese staff walked off the job on

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