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Quiz star wins $50,000

  IN his spare time Harry Baker, a committed Christian, sells sponsorship for 103.9 Life FM, a Christian radio station based in Sale. The Ruby man believed his faith contributed to his success on the television quiz show, Hot Seat, recently. “Winning $50,000 on Hot Seat wasn’t my doing. It wasn’t luck and not necessarily […]

November 22nd, 2016 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Taxing time for koala

THE story of a koala entering Leongatha’s Fawcett and Pickersgill accountancy has gone viral. “It’s been seen on the UK Mail and I had a colleague from Deniliquin call me about it. It’s been seen right across Australia,” partner Jim Pickersgill said. The koala wandered through the doors of the accounting firm at 4pm on […]

November 22nd, 2016 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Robbery arrest

POLICE have arrested a man in relation to an armed robbery at the Wonthaggi Workmen’s Club on Saturday night. A male offender wearing a balaclava and carrying a firearm entered the gaming room of the club around 11.40pm. Police said the man ran from the venue via the rear entrance, with cash. A man was […]

November 22nd, 2016 | Posted in News | Read More »

New hope for Phillip Island

FOR the ratepayers looking for a fresh start for Bass Coast Shire Council, the result of Wednesday’s mayoral election was exciting. The new look council unanimously voted for Cr Pamela Rothfield to take up the mayor’s role. She, and fellow councillor Stephen Fullarton, are members of the Phillip Island Standalone movement that advocated for the […]

November 22nd, 2016 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Mining anxiety lifts

THE Mirboo North community rejoiced last Wednesday, after learning Mantle Mining was no longer pursuing licence renewals for black and brown coal exploration in the region. Marg Thomas from Coal and CSG Free Mirboo North said many Gippsland communities would have been impacted by the abandoned licences including Boolarra and Mirboo North. “Our communities have […]

November 22nd, 2016 | Posted in News | Read More »

Back us

THE new mayor of South Gippsland Shire Council is urging the community to unite behind the new look council after the past council was fraught with in-fighting. Cr Ray Argento, of Toora and Inverloch, was elected mayor unopposed last Wednesday and will be joined by Cr Maxine Kiel of Mirboo North as deputy, who also […]

November 22nd, 2016 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Drama at sea

THREE men were thrown into the sea at Inverloch on Sunday after their boat was capsized by a wave at the entrance to Anderson Inlet. Police said the men’s boat encountered difficulty while crossing the notorious bar and was overturned by a wave, about 1.20pm. The men were clinging to their aluminium boat when they […]

November 22nd, 2016 | Posted in News | Read More »

Road to millions

  ONE of the biggest roadworks projects in South Gippsland’s history is believed to be close to being finalised. The South Gippsland Highway is likely to receive a $50 million overhaul, with the State Government nearer to signing a deal with the Federal Government. The works could include the long-awaited $40 million realignment of the […]

November 22nd, 2016 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Silage season back on track

AFTER last year’s dismal silage and hay season, the region’s farmers are experiencing a return to decent yields and high quality. Continued rain and a rise in temperature are now needed to continue the good growth into the hay season. Agricultural contractor Phil McNaughton from Kardella said crops are up at least 30 or 40 […]

November 15th, 2016 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

Dairy documentary celebrates Meeniyan

MEENIYAN will feature in a documentary showing dairying communities across Australia. To celebrate the success of the LEGENDAIRY Capital program, Dairy Australia has launched the documentary featuring dairy farmers and the regional communities that participated in last year’s inaugural program. Meeniyan was named one of Australia’s LEGENDAIRY capitals in the Dairy Australia campaign. Among the […]

November 15th, 2016 | Posted in Rural News | Read More »

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