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THE CORRYONG COURIER
THURSDAY DECEMBER 1, 2016
Babies of 2016 Feature
The Corryong Courier will be printing a
pictorial feature of babies born this
year on Thursday January 12, 2017.
Just send a photo of your little one
with their name and parents details to
call into the Courier office.
The cost is just $25.
Go in the lucky draw for a great prize!
Ph: 02 6076 1045
Venue: Walwa Children’s Services
Ways we are exploring the Victorian Learning
and Development Framework’s five outcomes
• Identity: The children are beginning to
identify their name. This is in preparation for
beginning kindergarten which will be offered
atWalwanext.Being abletoidentifytheir name
gives children a sense of sense and belonging.
• Community: The program is exploring
different roles in the community and this
month we are exploring Doctors. We have
a doctor’s area set up for children to explore
through role play what their understanding
is of being a doctor as well as the patient.
• Wellbeing: The children have been able
to get out and enjoy the beautiful weather.
This time of year gives up opportunity
to educate children on sun safety.
• Learning: Are project work on farms
has extending into an interest in horses.
The students set up horse paddocks with
blocks and pretend play with small people.
The people ride the horse, care for the
horse and help them to maintain the farm.
communication this month is listening and
following simple directions. To assist with
this we have provide fine motor activities
such as hammering golf tees and padlocks
with keys. Using these experiences educators
give the students simple direction to help
them in completing the task such as finding
the right key to use or how to hold the golf tee.
ENROLMENTS BEING TAKEN FOR 2017!
Walwa - Early Childhood Education & Care
Mobile Children’s Services
Mobile: 0402 147 135
Wodonga Office: (02) 6056 4399
M: 0409 800 925
Reliable, cost effective and friendly
NSW Lic: 282546C / VIC Lic: 25177
Interested in a career within the
This may be the profession that
changes your life!
UMHCS currently has Casual Positions available
in Food & Domestic Services.
Applicants are required to complete and submit
a UMHCS application for employment form,
provide a resumè with the contact details of two
current employment referees and address the
key selection criteria.
Application kits are available from Main
Reception at UMHCS or by phoning 02 6076
For further information please contact Robert
Lebner or Kerry O’Loughlin on 02 6076 3230.
Applications close on Friday 2nd December,
2016 at 9am.
Store Manager - Corryong
Murray Goulburn Trading is a wholly owned
subsidiary of Murray Goulburn Co-operative
operating a range of retail stores, bulk fertiliser
depots and a bulk feed business throughout
Victoria, New South Wales and Tasmania which
services these farmer catchment areas with their
There is currently an exciting opportunity for an
energetic individual with excellent interpersonal
skills to join the MG Trading management
team in the role of Store Manager. Based from
our Corryong store and reporting directly to
the Regional Manager, you will be responsible
for providing and driving a high standard of
customer service associated with agricultural
merchandise stores. This will be led by both your
leadership in store and your on farm presence
with both new and existing customers.
Servicing predominantly dairy and livestock
based clientele, the successful candidate
will be strongly customer driven and will
demonstrate outstanding communication and
relationship building skills to enhance a strong
team environment. Pasture, livestock, nutrition
or basic agronomy knowledge is highly
advantageous but not essential.
An attractive remuneration package including
tool of trade vehicle will be offered to the
successful candidate that meets the above
criteria. This is an exciting opportunity to join an
evolving business with vast amounts of ongoing
growth and development potential.
For further information or to discuss the role
please contact email@example.com.
Applications close: Monday 12th December,
movement is celebrating
30 years of collective
productive and sustainable
land management in the
Upper Murray catchment.
The Landcare Groups
and affiliated organisations
have impressive results
commitments to good land
and water management
through collaboration and
sharing of knowledge.
Locally, Landcare is
an overarching network
which is inclusive
and comprises groups
and individuals with
principles of managing
environmental values is
the starting point.
Not everyone has
the same goals and with
many different reasons for
owning that ‘piece of dirt’
Landcare’s broad appeal is
that it caters for all.
business or a lifestyle
property there is support
and advice available.
The plans which guide
investment are the North
East Regional Catchment
Strategy and locally the
Cudgewa and Koetong
Creeks Catchment Plan
and the Biggara Bunroy
The first two were
prepared in 1998 and
since, in 2002, 2009 and
2013. The latter was
prepared in 2014. They
were done with extensive
landholder input and show
a snapshot of changing
circumstances in our
areas over 20 years which
in turn indicate where
Murray Group, which
started in 1983, was the
30 years in the region
Upper Murray Catchment
Farm Tree Group which
performed the same
function as Landcare
would when it began in
Groups which started
at various times over
the 30 years and are still
Upper Murray (Biggara),
Tintaldra and Koetong.
Walwa is currently in
recess but maintains a
presence on the North East
Blackberry Action Group
and many landholders
actively participate in on
ground works. Burrowye
is currently in recess.
Tintaldra formed a
Landcare Group following
the successful Corridors
project in 1994/95. The
results of this project
can be clearly seen now
from Ranch Road where
the vegetation corridors
providing shade and shelter
for stock and pasture are
clearly visible. Increased
and wind speed was one
the drivers of the project at
the time. The stabilisation
of Horse Creek to prevent
further large scale erosion
was also an objective.
diversity of projects
over the years including
pasture trials at Towong
various lime, fertiliser and
pasture trials. A four year
community water quality
in the Cudgewa Creek
Catchment led to many
on ground works to repair
gully and stream bank
One of the most
important roles is the
provision of education,
programs. In addition
to the productive aspect
the natural values of the
Upper Murray has also
been a focus over time. A
major wildlife survey was
done in 2010 and regular
bird and wildflower walks
are held. Sun moths, bats,
platypus surveys, carp
virus information and
deer management have
all been well attended in
land managers, public and
private, and the working
together of like minded
groups has achieved a
landscape scale result.
The Blackberry Action
Group is a good example
landholders to restore land
to productive use is often
followed after several
years with other Landcare
works such as pasture
The key to continued
achievement is to keep
in touch with people
and listen to what they
need. Apart from two
facilitators working one
day a week each visiting
landholders, there is an
annual consultation drop
in session at various
This is an opportunity
for anyone to come along
and talk about any land
management issue and
seek assistance if required.
The next one will be
in January and everyone
is welcome to come along
and find out more about
how Landcare works in
the Upper Murray.
For more information or
to access assistance please
bigpond.com, check out
Upper Murray Landcare
Facebook page or call 02
A joint planting day between Upper Murray Landcare, Corryong
College and Parks Victoria at Neils Bend Reserve in 2013
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