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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Rubbish spoils reserve

A dead red-belly black snake with its head in an empty alcohol can is amongst rubbish that lays around the Longwarry recreation reserve.

A dead red-belly black snake with its head in an empty alcohol can is a picture that tells a thousand words of the rubbish that lays around the Longwarry recreation reserve, according to a local resident. Amanda Howard said dumped

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