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Unsafe roads spark concern

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council’s 2019 to 2023 Road Safety Strategy will be developed before the end of the year, informed by a recent survey and community consultation session. The session was held last Thursday evening, with four people voicing their opinion on the state of South Gippsland’s roads. Council coordinator of community strengthening Ned Dennis […]

June 26th, 2018 | Posted in News | Read More »

New high school for region

A NEW high school is opening its doors in Ryanston in 2019. Evolving from the Village primary schools based in Koonwarra and Phillip Island, it will be known as the Village High School and will adopt the same self managed development practices and teaching methods. School coordinator Fiona McKenzie said plans for the school are […]

June 26th, 2018 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Exciting year ahead for Leongatha chamber

A BIG year ahead is predicted for Leongatha’s premier business group, the Leongatha Chamber of Commerce and Industry. At the forefront of the business group are a vibrant and progressive executive and committee driving a number of initiatives. These will be outlined at the group’s annual general meeting this Monday night, July 2 at the […]

June 26th, 2018 | Posted in News | Read More »

All rosy, says Cr Hill, but…

MUNICIPAL monitor Peter Stephenson investigated Wangaratta Rural City Council in 2013 and ultimately recommended to the then local government minister the council be dismissed. It was. But according to South Gippsland Shire Councillor Don Hill, “What occurred at Wangaratta council is not occurring at South Gippsland”. This is his view on the appointment of the […]

June 26th, 2018 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Pot of gold

  A $3 MILLION cannabis extraction facility is expected to create an employment boon in Wonthaggi. International corporation MediPharm Labs is about to begin construction on a world class facility, with the intent of manufacturing medicinal cannabis. The facility will be built on the corner of Cyclone Street and Korumburra Road. The product will be […]

June 26th, 2018 | Posted in News | Read More »

Police seek sex offender

VICTORIA Police is seeking public assistance to locate registered sex offender Steven Powell. The 27 year old is wanted by police for failing to comply with his reporting obligations. Police have released an image of Powell in the hope someone recognises him and can provide information about his whereabouts. Powell is described as being 175cm […]

June 25th, 2018 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Ruth named midwife of the year

BASS Coast Health (BCH) midwife Ruth Harvey has taken out the honour of being named 2018 Midwife of the Year by the Gippsland Australian College of Midwives. Her win was announced at a surprise celebration held by staff, local doctors and BCH executive staff at BCH’s quarterly obstetric educational forum. Ms Harvey is well known […]

June 19th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Berrys Creek celebrates history

MORE than 100 people made their way from all over Victoria to attend the Berrys Creek Avenue of Honour centenary celebration at the Berrys Creek Hall on Sunday. The avenue turns 100 this Thursday, June 21, and was the first to be planted in the district. The celebration was held to remember those brave young […]

June 19th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Fiesta in the Boo

ON Saturday night, 200 people braved the cold and filled the shire hall for a Fiesta in Mirboo North. Guests were greeted with tequila, lemon and salt on arrival before the main doors were swung open at 6.30pm to the sounds of Trios Brisa Latina – a traditional Mexican Mariachi Band. The hall was filled […]

June 19th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

School pool revamped

AT Wonthaggi Primary School, water safety is deeply valued. That’s why the school community is putting in a massive effort to raise funds to refurbish its swimming pool. The pool is well used and well loved, but the lining is 15 years old and in need of a revamp. Concreting, tiling and other works will […]

June 19th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

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