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Road funds jar nearly empty

FEDERAL Member for McMillan Russell Broadbent has said government at all levels may not have enough money to permanently fix roads. “It seems that not local, state or federal (governments) seem to have enough money to have an impact on the state of the roads,” he said. “The thing is that it has got to […]

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Fire fight

WHILE Leongatha was being drenched with cold rain last week, four of its best fire fighters were on the front line in New South Wales. Leongatha CFA members Scott Cameron, Greg Clifford, Nathan Hawkins and Shawn O’Keeffe spent last week defending homes and properties around Penrith as part of a strike team made up of […]

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I will protect you: Ryan

DEPUTY Premier Peter Ryan has given his strongest assurance yet the coal seam gas (CSG) industry would not be developed in Victoria unless there is no environmental risk. The Gippsland South MLA’s pledge came as the State Government expects to receive within weeks a report into issues with the eastern Australia gas market and ways […]

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Childcare scare

THE future vitality of Mirboo North and Foster could rest on the continuation of childcare services in the towns. Families have signalled they would leave the towns to find childcare elsewhere, reducing the town’s populations and stripping the communities of business and volunteers, unless a new childcare provider could be found by the end of […]

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Jamieson in a class of his own

FISH CREEK’S Andrew Jamieson’s World Masters Games success continues with gold medal performances in the Mens 65-69 20km and 10km racewalks. This came after his Mens 65-69 5km racewalk resulted in a silver medal performance last week in Brazil. Jamieson secured a win over 1980 Moscow Olympian Englishman Ian Richards in the 10km after he […]

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Yarram granted move

YARRAM Football and Netball Club can finally get down to business after their appeal for a move out of the Alberton Football Netball League and to the North Gippsland Football Netball League was upheld by Worksafe AFL Vic country. The club was told of the decision last Wednesday afternoon by Worksafe AFL Vic Country Operations […]

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Gilbert named top coach

INVERLOCH’S Leonie Gilbert has been named the Victorian Football Federation’s female coach of the year. Mother of two Gilbert is the coach of the South Coast Stars Soccer Club’s female side for its two years of competition and has already led it to a semi final. She began the journey to start a women’s team […]

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Tennis sensation at 68

A FORMER Dumbalk North woman is winning tennis trophies across Australia and the world at the age of 68. Margaret Harris recently starred in the New South Wales Seniors Championship, winning the ladies singles 65 years-plus and ladies doubles 65 years with Sydneysider Carol Campling. Harris was part of the Australian team to contest the […]

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School’s out

YEAR 12 students celebrated their last day of classes last week and The Star was on hand to take in all the action.

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Night of frights

WITCHES, ghosts, vampires and zombies flocked to Coal Creek in Korumburra in their thousands on Saturday night for the annual Halloween party. The old fashioned buildings of the park were the perfect backdrop for scary props and frightening faces for all of the kids trick or treating. Coal Creek coordinator Rowena Ashley said the event […]

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