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John Leslie Art Prize – Call for Entries

John Leslie Art Prize – Call for Entries Artists are invited to enter the John Leslie Art Prize, the Gippsland Art Gallery’s biennial $20,000 non-acquisitive prize for landscape painting. To be eligible for the Best Gippsland Work category, entrants must live or work within the Gippsland region defined by the borders of Wellington, Latrobe, East Gippsland, … Continue Reading ››

Next Big Thing – Winners Announced

Next Big Thing – Winners Announced Wellington Shire Council and Gippsland Art Gallery are delighted to announce the winners of the inaugural Next Big Thing – a new program to support emerging artistic talent in Gippsland. Marlee McMahon of Maffra and Josephine Jakobi of Lakes Entrance will each present solo exhibitions at the Gippsland Art Gallery in … Continue Reading ››

Extended Bass Stocks

Extended Bass Stocks for Gippsland  Expanded Australian bass stockings for Gippsland Recreational fishing licence fees have helped stock a record number of Australian bass fingerlings into Gippsland lakes and rivers to improve freshwater fishing opportunities for anglers. Fisheries Victoria Executive Director, Ross McGowan, said 120,000 Australian bass fingerlings had been stocked this season, an increase of 41,000 on last year’s … Continue Reading ››