By Greg Allen-Pretty We often don’t realise how much we achieved or the level of impact we have had on people’s lives until we walk away from something and look back. Joh Lyons has just finished six years at the helm of The VRI, a run-down disused hall in Traralgon that was fixed up and turned into a life-changer for many people. What was once … Continue reading Joh’s VRI vision led to hundreds of changed lives
Sue has been collecting thousands of Christmas figures and ornaments from around Australia and overseas for almost 30 years, and displays them each year in what she calls her Christmas Wonderland. Continue reading Ding dong merrily at Sue’s place: it’s a Christmas Wonderland!
Costa Georgiadis oozes passion when it comes to all things gardening and that inspires ordinary backyard gardeners to find their passion, their green thumb. Known for his work on ABC’s Gardening Australia, Costa is a well known landscape architect who travels the country promoting sustainability and environmental issues. He said his love of nature developed in his grandfather’s market garden while growing up in Sydney’s … Continue reading Roses lure Costa back to Morwell
One of the busiest Rotary Clubs in Gipsland is at Drouin, raising many thousands of dollars each year for community and charitable causes. For more than 15 years, stall holders with goods as varied as produce, clothing and crafts have gathered on the third Saturday of each month at Civic Park for the Rotary Club of Drouin’s Craft and Produce Market. Markets of various kinds … Continue reading As Drouin grows, so does the popularity of its monthly market in the park