• News Editor, Neil Munro was presented with a certificate for his many years of service to the SES. – ORGANISED a celebratory morning tea with SES reps.
  • Sat 5th MC’d Maffra ScotFest
  • Toured a ladies group from the Uniting Church through the station
  • Spoke at U3A meeting about 3GI’s history. (65th Anniv. this year)


  • 9th Official opening of Morwell News Office
  • ABC Gippsland Great Vege Weigh-In
  • Attended Association of Christian Broadcasters conference
  • Prepared & lodged application for Temporary Community Broadcast License for Life FM Gippsland


  • Daniel Jordan from ABC Enterprises visited to discuss our involvement with the local ABC Centres. Said our cross-promotion via the breakfast program is used as a National model
  • Met with youth workers, Council reps and other local professionals re THE BOX – a project to source new ideas for local employment, particularly for and from our youth. GI-FM will play an integral part in the project using our on-air and web resources to facilitate discussion

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    to view “the Box” flier
    (PDF document)


  • All staff involved in Olympic Torch relay – photos sent to on-line and abc xchange
  • 8th addressed the Traralgon Historical Society on GI’s 65th Anniv. POWERPOINT PRESENTATION
  • 23rd – 20 year nine students from Sale College toured


  • 4th 1st Stratford Scout’s on studio tour (PM)
  • Sat 9th launched the Kilmany Family Care raffle – arrived on a Harley Davidson
    Video of arrival on Harley
  • 25th addressed Sale Ladies Probus Club on GI’s 65th Anniv. (AM)
  • 25th addressed the Sale Businesswomen’s Group on GI’s 65th Anniv. (PM)


  • 2nd talked on GI’s 65th Anniv to about 70 ladies at Traralgon Probus Club
  • 11th launched Breast Cancer Awareness Day for Rural Women in Sale women from all over Gippsland and southern NSW attended
  • 18th attended Q2 Emergency Services Meeting in Bairnsdale (committee member)
  • 24th MC’d Literary Dinner at Maffra organised by ABC Centre Sale for author Anne Summers
  • 26th to Benambra to inspect the zinc mine to be reopened
  • 31st staff celebration for 3GI’s 65th Anniversary


  • 1st spent the day with a journalist from The Age for feature article on ABC Gippsland
  • 1st delivered Meals On Wheels with Broadcaster Allen Moore
  • 2nd The BOX Project launched “live” on Drive (technical problems prevented full coverage)
  • Sat. 5th MC’d the 90 Mile Beach Country ‘n Folk Festival at Loch Sport
  • 9th attended inaugural meeting of the West Sale Migrant Camp Water Tower Memorial Project
  • 10th attended assessment meeting on BOX entries
  • Sat. 11th led the singing for the re-dedication of the Sale Cenotaph in a re-enactment of the original service.
  • 14th MC’d the MSO concert at the Memorial Hall in Sale
  • 27th addressed the monthly Gippsland Business Women’s dinner on GI’s history
  • 29th conducted a media training session for the “Introduction to Emergency Management Course” conducted by the SES and held at Paynesville. Powerpoint Presentation
  • Participants included Local Govt, Vic Police, CFA, SES, Red Cross, St John’s, Latrobe Power, Gippsland Ports, Water Authority & Ambulance.


  • Sat. 2nd MC’d and performed at RAAF Base Community Carols with RAAF Big Band
  • Sat. 9th participated in the Maffra to Sale Motorcycle Club Toy Run (on a Honda Goldwing)
  • Sun. 10th MC’d and performed at Rosedale Community Carols
  • 12 – 14th Deb Bye, Kellie Wilson and Georgia Spokes worked with ABC TV for the Radio Pictures series
  • 21st MC’d and performed at Sale Community Carols