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Emergency response passes test

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council is ready to respond to an emergency. Council last week passed an audit of its emergency management plan, undertaken by the State Emergency Service. SES regional operations manager Mark Somers presented council with a certificate of audit. He suggested council highlight its emergency management role in its corporate plan when that […]

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German teen loves Leongatha life

IT can be daunting travelling across the globe to attend a foreign school, however German exchange student Marc Dinger is taking the challenge in his stride. Marc has started his year-long study at Leongatha Secondary College, while on exchange with Leongatha Rotary Club. The Year 10 student said he was thrilled to have started at […]

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Inverloch children stay active

INVERLOCH-KONGWAK Primary School is committed to the health of its students. October will be walk to school month, with students from all year levels encouraged to get involved. “The students will be asked to walk, ride or scoot to school every day for the month to promote an active lifestyle,” principal Wendy Caple said. “Parents […]

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Triple Treat delights audiences

LEONGATHA was treated to four one act plays presented in Triple Treat Plus One over last week. The plays were Castaway presented by Tribe Theatre and Education and written by Chris Dickens, Skeletons in the Closet presented by Leongatha Lyric Theatre and written by Michael Street, This Almost Joy presented by Pop Culture Theatre and […]

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Skate park revamp takes off

PLANS to bring life and colour to the Inverloch skate park are underway. The initial coat of paint was applied recently in the lead up to the TRAX program and mural jam. “We are doing the mural jam with artists Tom Murray White and Rohan Manhal during the school holidays,” coordinating artist Mary Sullivan said. […]

September 29th, 2015 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Meeniyan welcomes travellers

  A NEW dump station is expected to enhance tourism in Meeniyan. Six years in the making, the dump station will fill a hole in the town’s camping accommodation. “We didn’t have formal camping areas so travellers wouldn’t stop,” president of the Meeniyan Progress Association Kathryn Smith said. “Meeniyan has so much to offer. We […]

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Community helps Cooper fulfil school dream

THE first day of Prep is always an exciting time and it will be even more exciting for Cooper Campbell and his family as he starts primary school next year. Five year old Cooper from Mirboo North lives with Cerebral Palsy which means he cannot walk, crawl and sit independently. However his condition has not […]

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Tax scam warning

LOCALS have fallen victim to a recent tax scam. The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has warned the public to be aware of the circulating phone scam. According to ATO, the fraudsters intimidated people into paying a fake tax debt over the phone the aggressively threatened arrest if they don’t comply. Accounting offices Perrett and Associates […]

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Footy holiday flop

MOST retailers will close their doors this Friday for the footy grand final public holiday, many labelling the idea ridiculous. However the holiday could have limited appeal to some businesses, especially to cafe, hotel and restaurant owners in holiday places like Inverloch with many expected to abandon Melbourne in favour of a long weekend. This […]

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Gas ban demand

  SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council has been urged to oppose any prospect of a coal seam gas industry in the shire. Council last Wednesday voted to consider a community petition in formulating its response to the Victorian Government’s inquiry about unconventional gas. Council last month received a petition signed by 1700 people asking council to […]

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