The West Gippsland township of Warragul (population 9,500) is located on the Princes Highway 105 km east of Melbourne. Both Warragul and its sister town Drouin (population 4,500) are the centre for what is arguably Australia's premier wet farming dairying region, with Bonlac and Sanhurst servicing the region with milk factories or depots. Important annual district events include Australia's premier mixed farming field days, ÔFarm World' (March), the Warragul Show (March), Warragul Mardi Gras (Dec), and ÔTrucks in Action', a biennial action truck and industrial logging equipment show (Feb).
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The West Gippsland Trader is delivered free to homes and businesses throughout West Gippsland and the Shire of Baw Baw. Prime circulation includes Buln Buln/ Rokeby, Bunyip, Darnum, Drouin, Garfield, Longwarry, Neerim Junction, Neerim South, Nilma, Noojee, Poowong, Trafalgar, Tynong, Warragul and Yarragon.