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Residents call for closed pipi season

VENUS Bay residents are calling for a closed season on pipi collecting in a bid to reclaim their beaches and town. Carloads of people have descended on the town in recent weeks to collect pipis – a shellfish that is a prized delicacy in Asian cultures. But locals are concerned about car parks and roads […]

December 30th, 2014 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

History, grasslands discovered at Tarwin

THE Tarwin Landcare group visited the local cemetery to learn more about the area’s history and grasses recently. Ken and Marg Fisher, whose family have looked after the Tarwin Lower cemetery for generations, shared with the group stories of those resting in the cemetery including many notorious individuals, local families and early settlers. Mr Fisher […]

December 30th, 2014 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Stones inspire indigenous pride

THE boys were feeling lost. The indigenous youngsters weren’t fitting into the world around them and were desperate for a sense of belonging. Their parents knew something was missing and that’s when they came to John Murray. “Their parents needed them to have that cultural sense. They wanted that indigenous influence,” he said. Mr Murray […]

December 30th, 2014 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Facelift for Inverloch roads

ROAD works at Inverloch will be suspended over the Christmas holidays. The works along the Bass Highway and Korumburra-Inverloch Road cost $7.3 million and include: the construction of a new roundabout at the intersection of Korumburra-Inverloch Road and Bass Highway; improvements to the existing Bass Highway/Inverloch-Venus Bay Road roundabout; construction of new turning lanes into […]

December 30th, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Councils demand fire action

SOUTH Gippslanders have been told to reduce fire risk on their properties or pay a hefty fine of $1476. South Gippsland and Bass Coast shire councils have issued fire prevention notices to landowners with overgrown land or properties littered with fuel for a fire. Despite recent rain, authorities say only a few days of hot […]

December 30th, 2014 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Crightons Hill pledges

THE accident hotspot of Crightons Hill remains on politicians’ radars, despite the change of government in Victoria. Labor’s new Eastern Victoria Region MLC, Harriet Shing, has said the hill on the Strzelecki Highway north of Leongatha – the scene of four fatalities in four years – warranted review. Gippsland South MLA Peter Ryan received a […]

December 30th, 2014 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Winning streak for Stewart

EIGHTEEN year old motocross rider Wayne Stewart from Dumbalk is on a winning streak. He took first place in the Korumburra Club Championships backed up by second place in the Victorian Motocross Titles and third in the Gippsland Centre Series in the past motocross season. Winning means everything to Wayne who works part time as […]

December 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Colours revealed for new look Giants

KORUMBURRA Bena Football Netbal Club members say bring on next season. The team will be donning a fresh new look, taking on the orange, white and grey colours of the Giants. The club has gotten right in to preparation for the upcoming season and the new jumpers were revealed at its third training session for […]

December 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Panthers welcome new coach

PREMIERSHIP netballer Brylie Wilson is taking her skills to the Kilcunda Bass Netball Club next year. The former MDU and Korumburra Bena player is now taking on the role as a first time playing coach for the senior Panthers team. Assistant Seniors’ football coach Adam Miller presented the opportunity to her and she has been […]

December 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Nerrena take first place

IT’S Nerrena on top as it fought off a strong challenge by second placed Inverloch on the Leongatha turf. It was a match that demonstrated the quality of association cricket at the top level. Inverloch fell only 10 runs short. Nerrena was away to a strong start losing its first opener, David Baldi for 44 […]

December 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

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