Quick thinking staff save Drouin student after snake bite

Deakin Hawke, back at Drouin primary school after almost dying from snake bite on a school camp trip to Canberra, and his forever grateful parents Lee and Teneille (front left) with the school staff that played big roles in saving him, from left, principal Brad Wheller, Candie Ellis-Williams, Dave Janssen, Rachel O’Dwyer, Jake Harper and Jo-Anne Kondo.

Drouin parents Lee and Teneille Hawke got the type of ‘phone call in late October that all parents dread. It was from the principal of Drouin Primary School Brad Wheller telling them that their 12 year-old son Deakin was just

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Buln Primary takes on walk initiative

Maya McDonald was the first recipient of a prize pack for her walking efforts.

This month, you might see some of Buln Buln Primary School’s students walking along the leafy footpath towards class each morning. Every October, VicHealth encourages students to walk, ride or scoot to school to help them learn about healthy habits

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RDA receives generous donation

L/R - Lyn Link (Coach), Maureen Cogo, Barbara Vogler, Hanah Sempel on "Barney", Les Davidson (President RDA), Jenny Smith, Bernard Doherty (Volunteer), Geoff Osborne (Volunteer)

Warragul’s Riding for the Disabled has been gifted a donation of $5000 thanks to long-time supporter Barbara Vogler and the Warragul Downtowner. Barbara, a member of the Downtowner, swiped her card and found a promotion was on offer. She was

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Former Yarragon Primary School site retained

Yarragon residents rejoice as the decision to purchase the land for community use was announced this week.

The former Yarragon Primary School site will be retained for community use, but Baw Baw Shire does not know at what cost. Council has agreed to purchase the Rollo St property “at a price to be negotiated with the valuer

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