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Good Samaritan killed in Gippsland while trying to help waylaid driver

A Melbourne man has died while trying to cross the Princes Highway in Gippsland in order to help another driver.

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250 jobs to go at Heyfield mill as owners blame lack of timber supply

250 jobs to go at Heyfield mill as owners blame lack of timber supply

The owners of the Australian Sustainable Hardwoods timber mill in Gippsland say they will begin closing in August, rejecting an offer from the Victorian Government to buy the site.

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Melbourne man dies after monkey bike crash on camping trip at Stradbroke

Tributes are flowing for a 24-year-old Cranbourne man who died in a monkey bike crash while on a camping trip in Gippsland.

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	Man dies after motorbike collision on Victoria campsite

Man dies after motorbike collision on Victoria campsite

A long weekend camping trip between a group of friends in Gippsland, Victoria, ended in tragedy after a 24-year-old man was killed when his motorbike collided with another rider.

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	Man, 24, dies after motorbike collision on campsite

Man, 24, dies after motorbike collision on campsite

A long weekend camping trip between a group of friends in Gippsland, Victoria, ended in tragedy after a 24-year-old man was killed when his motorbike collided with another rider.

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Melbourne man dies on camping trip at Stradbroke

Tributes are flowing for a 24-year-old Cranbourne man who died in a monkey bike crash while on a camping trip in Gippsland.

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Mother and three children found after going missing near Sale

A mother and her three young children aged under 10 are missing in remote bush in East Gippsland after failing to return from a walk on Saturday afternoon.

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Mother and three children missing after leaving for bushwalk near Sale

A mother and her three young children aged under 10 are missing in remote bush in East Gippsland after failing to return from a walk on Saturday afternoon.

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	Monash University student charged with four counts of rape

Monash University student charged with four counts of rape

A Monash University student, 22, has been charged over the alleged rape and sexual assault of a fellow student during an off-campus weekend away in Gippsland, south-east Victoria.

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	Monash University, Victoria, student charged with rape

Monash University, Victoria, student charged with rape

A Monash University student, 22, has been charged over the alleged rape and sexual assault of a fellow student during an off-campus weekend away in Gippsland, south-east Victoria.

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	Gippsland teen stabbed young dad 70 times with an axe

Gippsland teen stabbed young dad 70 times with an axe

A teenager stabbed a young father 70 times with an axe while high on ice after her abusive boyfriend threatened to kill her family if she didn't, a Victorian court has heard.

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Woman dies after two-car crash in Cann River, man in critical condition

A woman has died in hospital after a two-car head-on crash on the Princes Highway in Cann River, East Gippsland, on Wednesday afternoon.

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Woman dies after two car crash in Cann River, man in critical condition

A woman has died in hospital after a two-car head-on crash on the Princes Highway in Cann River, East Gippsland, on Wednesday afternoon.

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Former Labor candidate and Latrobe hospital board member John Anderson forced to quit over 'offensive' tweets

A Gippsland farmer and former Labor candidate has been forced to resign from a local hospital board after being exposed sending 'offensive' screeds on Twitter.

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The dairy farmer saving tens of thousands of dollars a year on electricity bills

Lindsay Anderson's Gippsland dairy farm uses lots of so keeping his annual out of pocket power costs down to about $1000 a year is a stunning achievement.

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Joyce proposes opening protected zones to logging to save Heyfield mill

Joyce proposes opening protected zones to logging to save Heyfield mill

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce proposes to open up new zones for logging in Victoria's central highlands and review the endangered status of the Leadbeater's possum in a bid to keep Gippsland's Heyfield timber mill open.

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Trouble at mill: Hundreds of jobs cut after Heyfield owners spurn Andrews' offer

Hundreds of workers at a Gippsland timber mill have been told they will be out of a job, despite pledges from Premier Daniel Andrews that taxpayers would step in and buy the Heyfield site.

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Hundreds to lose jobs after owners close sawmill despite Andrews' takeover offer

Hundreds of workers at a Gippsland timber mill have been told they will be out of a job, despite pledges from Premier Daniel Andrews that taxpayers would step in and buy the Heyfield site.

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'Unprecedented': Victorian taxpayers set to bail out Heyfield timber mill

Premier Daniel Andrews will take the "unprecedented" and "unconventional" step of spending up to $50 million to buy a beleaguered timber mill in Heyfield in a bid to save jobs in Gippsland.

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'Unprecendented': Victorian taxpayers set to bail out Heyfield timber mill

Premier Daniel Andrews will take the "unprecedented" and "unconventional" step of spending up to $50 million to buy a beleaguered timber mill in Heyfield in a bid to save jobs in Gippsland.

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D-Day looms for Gippsland timber mill and hundreds of jobs

Environmental groups have been infiltrated by "extremists" trying to kill off Victoria's timber industry, the chairman of an under pressure Gippsland mill has declared.

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Timber workers march in Melbourne in support of 'clean, green' Heyfield Mill

Timber workers march in Melbourne in support of 'clean, green' Heyfield Mill

Workers from the Heyfield sawmill in Gippsland gather in Melbourne, arguing their industry is sustainable and urging the Victorian Government to increase the amount of timber supplied.

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Boy bitten by dog in Gippsland

A small boy has been taken to hospital after being bitten by a dog at Willung South in Gippsland on Saturday.

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Man, 89, fronts court over 99 historical sex charges

An 89-year-old man has appeared before court charged with 99 historic sexual assault charges that allegedly occurred in Gippsland more than 40 years ago.

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Man, 89, fronts court over 99 historical sex assault charges

An 89-year-old man has appeared before court charged with 99 historic sexual assault charges that allegedly occurred in Gippsland more than 40 years ago.

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Man, 89, fronts court charged with 99 historic sex charges

An 89-year-old man has appeared before court charged with 99 historic sexual assault charges that allegedly occurred in Gippsland more than 40 years ago.

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Man arrested after fatal bashing in Rosedale, Gippsland

A man has been arrested following a a fatal assault in Gippsland on Tuesday night.

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Environmentalists who exposed logging have charges thrown out

Two environmentalists who entered a Gippsland logging coupe to document the destruction of rainforest have had charges against them dismissed.

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Push grows to consider Gippsland for new juvenile jail

Gippsland should be considered as a home for the new high-security juvenile jail if it doesn't go ahead in Werribee South, according to Morwell MP Russell Northe.

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Growing push for new West Gippsland hospital

A new hospital with emergency helipad and large aged care facility needs to be built in West Gippsland to service the area's booming population, say local residents, businesses and community groups.

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3.4 magnitude earthquake rattles Morwell area in Victoria's Gippsland

Residents in Victoria's south east awoke to a rumble on Wednesday morning, after a 3.4 magnitude earthquake shook towns around Morwell.

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Students snubbed: Graduates given cold shoulder by Monash medical school

Gippsland-taught graduates are being denied the opportunity to study at Monash University's Churchill medical school.

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Gippsland town 'will be decimated' if local sawmill closes, workers say

Gippsland town 'will be decimated' if local sawmill closes, workers say

Hundreds of workers at a sawmill in Victoria's east are told they could be out of a job by September, and many fear for their prospects in the already hard-hit Gippsland region.

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Fears for Gippsland jobs as timber supply dries up

There are fears for more job losses in Gippsland, with a mill that process wood from sensitive Victorian forests warning 250 jobs will be lost unless a substantial supply of timber is approved soon.

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Hundreds of jobs at Gippsland sawmill under threat

Hundreds of jobs are on the line at a sawmill at Heyfield in Victoria's east if it does not get access to a long-term supply of timber, the ABC understands.

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AGL fails at industrial umpire over shortage of overtime workers at Loy Yang power plant

A bid to by energy company AGL to force workers at its Gippsland power plant to work overtime to ensure the site can operate fully has been dismissed by the industrial umpire, as the relationship between the company and the union further deteriorates

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Alleged violent rapist arrested in Morwell

A man wanted over an alleged serious sexual assault in Victoria's Gippsland region has been arrested.

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Man wanted for rape sought by police for questioning over fresh sexual assault

Police urgently want to question a man over an alleged sexual assault in Gippsland that took place while he was already wanted for rape.

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Leaking fumes from Gippsland grain silo spark CFA safety warning

Hazardous fumes are leaking from a grain silo in the west Gippsland town of Trafalgar, prompting the Country Fire Authority to issue a Watch and Act alert.

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Victorian man, 46, killed by illegal firework in New Year's Eve accident in Gippsland

A Victorian man is dead after a fireworks accident in Gippsland during New Year's Eve celebrations.

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Victorian man, 46, killed in New Year's Eve fireworks accident in Gippsland

A Victorian man is dead after a fireworks accident in Gippsland during New Year's Eve celebrations.

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New Year's Eve: Man killed by firecracker in Gippsland

A Victorian man has been killed by an exploding firecracker.

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Man burnt after bonfire explosion in West Gippland

A man has suffered burns, including to his face and body, after a bonfire exploded in West Gippsland.

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Massage therapist jailed for rape of 80-year-old woman

Massage therapist jailed for rape of 80-year-old woman

A massage therapist is sentenced to more than three years in jail for the rape and sexual assault of an elderly woman in East Gippsland.

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Woman dies in hospital after near drowning off Cape Conran

A woman has died in hospital after nearly drowning while diving off Cape Conran in East Gippsland.

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Joyce and Shorten focus on jobs during visits to Gippsland

Joyce and Shorten focus on jobs during visits to Gippsland

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce says Victoria must ensure it does not become overly reliant on renewable energy, because "cheap power means jobs".

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Six people taken to hospital after crash on South Gippsland Highway near Leongatha

Six people, including young children, have been taken to hospital after a crash on Monday night in South Gippsland.

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Henry Donohue obituary: Hard work made a humble miner's son a successful and generous businessman

The passing of Henry Donohue ends a life of unrivalled achievement in the South Gippsland community.

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 8 Months, 4 Days, 4 Hours, 45 Minutes ago

'This is not Moe': Community still in shock over stabbing at accounting firm

The family of a man who went on a stabbing rampage at an accounting firm in Gippsland say they didn't see the shocking incident coming.

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Two people injured in Gippsland stabbing

Two people have been taken to hospital after a multiple stabbing at Moe, in Victoria's east, emergency services have said.

Publisher: abc.net.au Last Update: 8 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 17 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
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