Meet Angela Betheras who, along with 60 alpacas lives on her picturesque Darnum property.
Using a Japanese weaving technique she creates one of a kind, wearable works of art from hand-dyed alpaca fleece.
Glenn Rodda came to visit family friends in Gippsland regularly during the eighties. One day she said “When are you moving up here Rodda?” He jokingly replied, “when you find me a house.” She did and in 1989 he and his wife Anne moved to Trafalgar, leaving behind their parents and family in and around Melbourne.
Courtney Baker was born in Warragul and after living in Melbourne for almost 10 years, she returned when she was expecting her son to be closer to family. She had only planned to be here a few years, but never left.
Ken Roberts was born in Maffra in 1960 at Maffra District Hospital. “My twin sister and I were pictured on the front page of the Maffra Spectator as its newest citizens.” Says Ken who has worked in this same hospital the last 22 years as a nurse.
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.
Merrin Dorothy is a familiar face around Gippsland. The owner of the delightful Yinnar General Store with her husband Matt and a talented artist as well. She is instantly recognisable with her huge smile and red hair.
Most days are spent as a family of three running their popular store with one year old son Milo along for the fun.