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Students pay respects at Inverloch

STUDENTS from Inverloch-Kongwak Primary School joined Inverloch RSL members at the Inverloch cemetery on Friday to pay their respects to veterans. The children placed white crosses at the graves of veterans and ex-servicemen and women. Grade 6 school house captains attended with teacher Nigel Kilpatrick, who gave them the responsibility as part of their studies […]

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Centenarians love life

IT was a big week for Woorayl Lodge last week, when three residents of the Leongatha aged care hostel celebrated significant birthdays. Resident of six years, Evelyn Nunn celebrated her 105th birthday alongside Marvis McGaw who turned 101 and Marj Jarvis who turned 97. Ms Nunn said she couldn’t believe it when she woke up […]

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Accountancy backs cancer research

RENEE McLennan donated an extra $5000 to Tour de Cure thanks to the generous support of Leongatha business Jim Pickersgill and Associates. Ms McLennan, of Leongatha,is about to embark on an amazing bike ride from Mackay to Cairns in Queensland to raise cancer awareness. The cancer survivor is dedicated to supporting those going through similar […]

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Colourful start to term

KORUMBURRA St Joseph’s Primary School had a colourful start to term two with the running of its Lapathon last Tuesday, April 17. This year, the school staff added an extra dimension to the Lapathon by making it a colour run as well. Children spent the end of term one and the holidays collecting online and […]

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The Web will captivate

A WHODUNIT for the modern age, The Web is a contemporary Australian drama by Kate Mulvany. Foster theatre company, FAMDA, is about to stage this gripping psychological thriller raising issues of the seductive power of the internet, life in rural Australia, family relationships, teenage angst and more. Its title could refer to the internet but […]

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Unify gets bigger

TARWIN Lower’s heavy music festival UNIFY Gathering will have a new location in 2019, with the hope of attracting 12,500 patrons, up from 7500 in 2018. UNIFY Gathering is a multi day music and camping festival, featuring hard rock bands from Victoria, Australia and overseas. Since 2015, the event has been held at the Tarwin […]

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Condom machines spark debate

SOUTH Gippslanders have 24 hour access to condoms thanks to new vending machines but not everyone is happy with a decision to locate the machines near children’s playgrounds. Condom vending machines have been installed in all abilities toilets in Korumburra, Leongatha, Mirboo North, Foster and Venus Bay to make it easier and more private for […]

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Drinking ourselves to an early death

MORE South Gippslanders are at risk of harm from excessive alcohol consumption than the Victorian average. That was the message delivered to the public at a forum in Mirboo North last Wednesday evening. The Reducing Harm from Alcohol and Gambling information session was held by South Gippsland Shire Council at Baromi Centre. More South Gippslanders […]

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Tyre thief strikes

A MAG wheel was stolen from the rear of a Commodore parked in the Leongatha CBD on Friday, between 5am and 11am. A worker returned to their vehicle to find the wheel and tyre stolen, and the thief’s spare wheel in its place. The vehicle was parked at the rear of the Commonwealth Bank, in […]

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Highway works to cost $35m

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council was told last Wednesday the proposed realignment of the South Gippsland Highway, south of Korumburra, could cost around $35 million. While the project is still in the planning stages, VicRoads planning team leader Chris Padovan told councillors broad estimates put the cost at around $35 million. “It is not cheap,” he […]

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