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Karmai community celebrates

THE Korumburra community came together for a special Christmas celebration at Coleman Park, Korumburra recently. More than 130 children, their families and educators converged on the park to celebrate together a wonderful year.  The occasion was also attended by a special visitor in red, arriving on the fire truck and handing out goodies and Christmas […]

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Sue’s opinion a winner

  GIPPSLAND Southern Health Service encouraged everyone to provide feedback on their Annual Quality of Care Report this year. As an incentive, everyone who provided feedback went into a draw to win a Christmas hamper. All responses received are collated and help GSHS develop future reports that will incorporate suggestions for improvement. Last year the […]

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St Joseph’s students wow audience

STUDENTS from Korumburra’s St Joseph’s Primary School lit up the stage with their school production recently. Performing at Mary MacKillop Catholic Regional College, they gave a whole school production of The Samaritan Within with a modern twist. “We stayed true to the original parable but each class performed their own dance,” director Laura Muranty said. […]

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Volunteers rewarded by council

COMMUNITY groups across the region received $142,180 from South Gippsland Shire Council at the presentation of Community Grants recently. The program supports community initiatives that enhance the quality of life, heritage, recreation and cultural opportunities in the shire. Groups wishing to apply for funding under round two of the Community Grants have until March 31, […]

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Marriotts has it all

CLEAN up and protect yourself this summer with help from the friendly staff with expert knowledge at Marriotts Motorcycles and Power Equipment in Leongatha. Tim Marriott and the team can help you clean up with a great range of Stihl brushcutters or take care of some serious situations with Deuscher and Greenfield walk behind slashers. […]

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Discover Antarctica at Phillip Island

IN AN Australian-first, WWF-Australia and Phillip Island Nature Parks launched a fully-immersive ‘Antarctic Journey’ attraction at Phillip Island last Wednesday, December 23. The new visitor experience is located at the Nobbies Centre and complements the range of visitor experiences at Phillip Island Nature Parks, including the nearby world famous Penguin Parade. The exhibition tells a […]

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Work of windmill art

GRANT Flather has taken something ordinary and turned it into a piece of extraordinary art. Mr Flather came across a tilted windmill on a South Gippsland property and chose to resurrect it into a piece of art. “To me, it looked like the windmill was looking at something on the ground near its base. It […]

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Jo Fennell farewells pharmacy

THE New Year will ring in the changes for Jo Fennell of Nagel’s Pharmacy. After working at the Leongatha pharmacy for a total of 30 years, Jo is about to call it a day. Her last day at the pharmacy will be New Year’s Eve, this Thursday, December 31. For the last 17 years, Mrs […]

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Speak out on autism

  THE accessibility of services across health, education, disability, housing, sport and employment available to people living with autism will be examined by a parliamentary inquiry, The Nationals Member for Eastern Victoria Region Melina Bath announced recently. Ms Bath said the inquiry would enable local families, teachers and community groups to have their say on […]

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Beach rubbish tip

  BASS Coast Shire Council will finally clean up an eyesore along Inverloch’s foreshore after lobbying by agitated residents. Concrete rubble, include slabs with steel reinforcing protruding and broken pipes, are now sitting on the beach below the boat ramp overflow carpark. The ugly sight has infuriated residents who believe the mess is a blight […]

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