BJ Currie: a country kid with dreams and guts

Ben Currie’s return to the British Supersport Championship has been delayed thanks to the coronavirus lockdown. Two rounds should have already been completed in the 2020 season, but no one knows when racing will commence. 24 year old Currie from Glengarry in Gippsland was born to race motorbikes, as you’ll discover in his three-part video series. But how he ended up racing in Britain came as … Continue reading BJ Currie: a country kid with dreams and guts

Getting the right Covid info for us Victorians

A scan of social media shows some of us are confused about what restrictions apply here in Victoria, particularly as some states and territories move towards relaxing some of their rules. Some states will soon have students returning to school in various limited forms, and there may be some easing of rules around things like family outings. As we hear of these looming changes around … Continue reading Getting the right Covid info for us Victorians

Blogger provides things to learn and cook while shut in

One of Gippsland’s most famous bloggers, John Munns, has been helping us through our coronavirus home lockdowns with some great Boredom Busters and simple yet tasty recipes. His blog is Out and About with John – and while he is certainly keen to get out and about again when restrictions are eased, he has been awfully helpful with imparting knowledge and cooking tips to keep us occupied. John’s Munns’s Munchies has … Continue reading Blogger provides things to learn and cook while shut in

Duursma’s promising footy career built on Gippsland foundations

By Greg Allen-Pretty 9 April 2020 With only one AFL round played so far this season, a second year Port Adelaide player from Gippsland is keeping himself fit and match-ready for when a resumption of the season is announced. Meet the impressive Xavier Duursma who excelled at Gippsland Power and with Vic Country, and is now making his mark in the AFL. He’s smart, he’s … Continue reading Duursma’s promising footy career built on Gippsland foundations

Gippsland’s musos won’t be torn apart

High profile Gippsland musician and music teacher Brett Glover has looked to what he knows best to raise our spirits and keep the region’s music community together. Brett’s idea of a music clip featuring singers and musicians collaborating from home on a classic Aussie hit has just gone online. More than a hundred of them contributed to a Gippslandesque rendition of INXS’s Never Tear Us … Continue reading Gippsland’s musos won’t be torn apart