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Coast attracts homeowners

REAL estate is booming around the coast. Phillip Island’s Greg Price – director and chairman of Alex Scott and Staff – said real estate had hit a new level, with renewed interest in the region across the state. According to Mr Price, Bass Coast has been hot on the radar since last July, resulting in […]

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Bowlers back synthetic greens

BOWLS competitions will take place year round in Wonthaggi, with two synthetic greens on the cards for the bowls club. Wonthaggi Bowls Club held its annual general meeting on February 5, at which members voted in favour of the development of the synthetic greens. The project is anticipated to cost $500,000. “We are one of […]

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Leongatha takes out district swim sports

LEONGATHA Primary School with 186 points won the 2018 Woorayl District Swimming Sports last Friday, February 23 at Korumburra. In second place came Inverloch Kongwak with 123, then followed Korumburra 72, St Laurence’s 66, Mirboo North 53, St Joseph’s/Chairo 31 and Karmai 19. In the Ian Brewster handicap shield winning was St Laurence’s narrowly from […]

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Eleanor to miss Commonwealth Games

ELEANOR Patterson of Inverloch is set to miss the upcoming Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast after narrowly missing the high jump qualifying recently. At day four of the Australian Athletics Championships and Nomination Trials at Carrara Stadium, Gold Coast, on February 18, Patterson jumped into second place with a jump of 1.83 metres, 13 […]

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VicRoads eyes highway improvements

VICROADS may address a dangerous intersection at Leongatha South in the wake of community feedback. VicRoads is now seeking the public’s suggestions for improving safety along the Bass Highway from Leongatha to Anderson, with a view to establishing a business case for works to submit to the State Government for funding. The Leongatha South intersection […]

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Nothing to hide, says CEO

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council chief executive officer Tim Tamlin has rejected a claim that council is hiding information from the public. Korumburra businessman David Amor last Wednesday asked to address councillors during a public presentation session to invite them to a meeting between himself, Mr Tamlin and mayor Cr Lorraine Brunt. The meeting, to be […]

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Schools compete in the pool

SOUTH Gippsland secondary colleges went head to head in the Interschool Swimming Carnival at the Korumburra Outdoor Pool last Tuesday (February 20). The competing schools were Leongatha Secondary College, Korumburra Secondary College, Mirboo North Secondary College, Foster Secondary College, Wonthaggi Secondary College and Mary MacKillop Catholic Regional College. Mary MacKillop Catholic Regional College went home […]

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Highway hold-up on Black Spur

CONSTRUCTION of a $50 million realignment of the South Gippsland Highway near Koonwarra has been delayed by studies of trees and Indigenous artefacts. On-ground works on the Black Spur realignment between Koonwarra and Meeniyan will now not start until next summer – six months behind schedule. VicRoads officers updated South Gippsland Shire Council about the […]

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Island favourite pipped on the line

By Tom Hertig THE World Superbike Championship has something authentic. Of course, we come for the beauty of the race and for the noise of engines that give you goose bumps. But the riders are not the only stars of the weekend! The real star is the bike. Ours, that of others, that of the […]

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Email leak probe underway

THE agency responsible for integrity within local government is undertaking an investigation concerning South Gippsland Shire Council. The Local Government Investigations and Compliance Inspectorate is probing the leaking to the public of an email from council CEO Tim Tamlin to councillors. The email concerned delays in council meeting a Supreme Court order to investigate noise […]

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