The quality of regional amateur theatre performances proves that Gippsland has some of the best entertainment on offer. Wonthaggi Theatrical Group presents Les Miserables and does not disappoint. Local Tom Green stands out among the crowd.
Josiah Brooks oozes authenticity and is so driven to protect what he’s created and do justice to the audience of followers. 12 months of preparation for meeting him involved watching many videos, vlogs and live streams. When I sat with his family in their lounge room, they were the exact same individuals you see on camera on YouTube. The interview was beautifully interrupted with their little boy wanting to play music and picnics. The chemistry and fun between the family of three was a delight.
Meet Jo Caminiti who calls her arrival in Gippsland 19 years ago her 'sliding doors' moment. After 30 years pursuing her career in environmental science, she has finally given her passion for art wings. Now working full-time as an artist, creating with wire and discarded metal objects by Rainbow Creek near Cowwarr in Gippsland.
Meet Maree Tink who is making sourdough bread from her Micro-Bakery in one of the most historically significant houses in her town. She's breathing new life into the house and sharing her love of food and baking through cooking classes and a beautiful blogging space.
Meet Brett Glover, a musician turned TV show presenter has, along with a talented crew of volunteers, put his talents to good use showcasing the music artists of Gippsland on ‘Live at Spectrum’, Australia’s first live-streaming music TV show that’s featured on Foxtel each week.