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Lions praise Inverloch icons

THE recent dinner meeting of Inverloch Lions Club turned out to be no ordinary meeting but rather a night of highlights. Held at the Inlet Hotel, the event was attended by special guests District Governor Andrew McMahon and Kerrie McMahon. Mr McMahon, in his last official function as district governor, presented Lions member Terry Hall […]

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Vote to shape Wonthaggi’s town square

WHAT elements should revitalise Wonthaggi? Wonthaggi is growing into a regional centre, and the Woni Proud project aims to develop infrastructure to meet new demands. A ‘Wonthaggi Town Square Concept’ Facebook page has been launched with the aim to revamp Apex Park. There has been a huge response from people wanting to see a playground […]

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Revamp for Foster Arts Centre

THE Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford visited the community in Foster on Monday, July 9 to announce $50,000 for Foster Arts, Music and Drama Association to install new seating at Foster War Memorial Arts Centre, so it can continue to be an important cultural and social hub. “The Andrews Labor Government is backing a […]

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Kongwak recycles in name of fashion

STUDENTS and staff from Kongwak Primary School brought to life the issue of recycling by dressing up with a recycling theme last Friday. Students dressed as recyclable bags, trees and made their own clothes from newspapers and plastic bags. The day started with a visit by Lyndal Peterson from South Gippsland Shire Council. She organised relay games […]

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Lyric answers Annie’s call

THE much loved, family-friendly musical Annie returned to Leongatha’s Mesley Hall on Friday night and delighted the opening nighters with this bright and joyful revival. First staged by Leongatha Lyric Theatre in 1985, 33 years on director Kerryn Lockhart has given this legendary musical a fresh new look and her talented cast gave the audience […]

July 10th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Rocking horses lead lifestyle

BLOCKBUSTER film sets and London theatres could not keep this local away from her home in the rolling, green hills of South Gippsland. Working for a year and a half in the film and theatre industry put Olivia O’Connor off the trail of scenic art and prop-making and into the wooden rocking horse trade. According […]

July 10th, 2018 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Ship gives Sarah hope

SARAH Hogan is used to helping people. She is the student welfare officer at Foster Primary School, the school nurse at Leongatha Secondary College and an operating theatre nurse at the South Gippsland Hospital. In May, Sarah put all of her amazing experience and skills to use on the Africa Mercy ship, a floating hospital […]

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Maddie’s vision for a cure

FEW five year old boys can claim to not have slept at home for more than a year. That’s been the reality for Leongatha boy Elliot Vanderland but it has not been a decision of his making. The past 12 months have been challenging for the smiling boy, who has endured two bone marrow transplants […]

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Black Spur visions unveiled

VICROADS has released artist’s impressions of how the Black Spur realignment of the South Gippsland Highway may look between Koonwarra and Meeniyan. Construction of the $50 million project is due to start by early to mid 2019, and is set to finish by mid to late 2021. The project is being undertaken to improve safety […]

July 10th, 2018 | Posted in News | Read More »

Chamber to rebadge

LEONGATHA Chamber of Commerce and Industry topped off a busy year of community events, projects and a change of name with a successful annual general meeting at the Leongatha RSL on Monday, July 2. The meeting featured Saputo’s regional operations manager Steven Dyason as guest speaker. The chamber board now comprises 12 members, and includes […]

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