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MG faces Federal Court action

ACCC takes action against Murray Goulburn The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has instituted proceedings in the Federal Court against Australia’s largest milk processor, Murray Goulburn Cooperative Co. Limited (Murray Goulburn) The ACCC, alleges MG engaged in unconscionable conduct and made false or misleading representations in contravention of the Australian Consumer Law. The ACCC also […]

April 28th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,News,Rural News | Read More »

CWA exhibits talent

THE Gippsland Hills Group of Country Women’s Association (CWA) branches held its 63rd exhibition of handicrafts, art and home industries in Mirboo North Hall on Saturday. There are 11 branches in the Gippsland Hills Group. The day branches include Bena, Inverloch, Kardella, Korumburra, Leongatha, Meeniyan, Mirboo and Woorayl. Evening branches are Leongatha Twilight, Poowong and […]

April 26th, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Inverloch remembers veterans

LOCAL war heroes will not be forgotten in Inverloch. Inverloch Primary School students paid tribute to local veterans and ex servicemen – including RAAF, army and navy servicemen – by laying 80 crosses in the Inverloch cemetery on Friday morning. The children helped make the crosses in the lead up to Remembrance Day last year. […]

April 26th, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Young primary school leaders excel

PRIMARY school students from across the region united last Tuesday, April 18 for a leadership program in Korumburra. The day was run by GRIP leadership, an independent organisation that exists to train and develop leaders with a special focus on school students and the educational sector. The program has been running in Korumburra for five […]

April 26th, 2017 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Big tick for Blood Brothers

MARY MacKillop College students brought the West End’s third longest running production in history Blood Brothers to life on the Wonthaggi stage last Friday. The show delighted opening nighters with an emotionally charged show of a very high standard. Brooke Materia was outstanding in her role as Mrs Johnstone with her strong and beautiful singing […]

April 26th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Budget hopes for Wonthaggi

  WITH Bass Coast Shire Council now on side, the Wonthaggi highball facility now relies on the State Government to show its support. Specifically, the State Government must decide to fund the Wonthaggi education precinct in the state budget come May 2 if the highball facility is to go ahead. Council voted to apply for […]

April 26th, 2017 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Festival smells of sweet success

THE inaugural Meeniyan Garlic Festival held in February attracted more than 7000 people and provided an estimated economic benefit of over $600,000. The festival was the brainchild of Mirboo garlic farmers Kirsten and David Jones and their daughter Felicity and was hosted by the Meeniyan Tourism and Traders Association. Mr Jones presented a report on […]

April 26th, 2017 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Dinosaur tooth discovered

KOONWARRA may become the site of a large scale fossil excavation following the discovery of more prehistoric remnants in the local area. A 125 million year old Plesiosaur tooth was discovered by a Year 7 St Bedes student Flynn Mayberry in Inverloch last week. A Plesiosaur was an ancient marine reptile, which some suggest may […]

April 26th, 2017 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Funding hurdle

THE State Government will need to contribute more funding to the realignment of the South Gippsland Highway between Koonwarra and Meeniyan if the project is to proceed, according to Gippsland South MLA Danny O’Brien. The Federal and State governments have both contributed $25 million to highway works, but Mr O’Brien said the federal funding comprised […]

April 26th, 2017 | Posted in News | Read More »

Motorcyclist killed

A FRENCH Island man died after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a minibus on French Island on Sunday. Police understand a motorcycle travelling east, through a left hand bend, along Tankerton Road collided with a minibus travelling west on the same road about 4.20pm. The driver of the bus, a 26 year old […]

April 26th, 2017 | Posted in News | Read More »

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