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Better deal for boaties promised

ONE hundred percent of boating fees will be re-invested into recreational fishing and boating infrastructure under a Liberal Nationals Government. The Nationals’ Gippsland South MLA Danny O’Brien said The Nationals in government will create a Blue Infrastructure Fund that will provide first-class infrastructure and services for recreational water users like more boat ramps, jetties and […]

September 25th, 2018 | Posted in News | Read More »

Rent crisis deepens

THE other side of the local property boom has revealed cracks in the rental market where almost no homes are available, forcing families to live with relatives or move away. Jacque Telfer a single mother of four children aged between 10 and two years said she took up a lease for six months in Venus […]

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

Cars collide in Leongatha

LEONGATHA police, ambulance and fire brigade officers attended a crash at the Anderson and McCartin street intersection in Leongatha last Friday at about 9:30am. A Wonthaggi couple and two women from Allambee collided and it was alleged by police on scene that the Wonthaggi couple’s white Ford failed to give way from McCartin Street and […]

September 25th, 2018 | Posted in News | Read More »

Giving VicForests the chop

THE lack of interest by VicForests as seen by the Mirboo North community group Preserve our Forests has frustrated members who have voted to conclude discussions with the VicForests.. A motion brought forth by Preserve our Forests to conclude discussions with VicForests regarding the logging of three coups in the area passed unanimously at a […]

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

Interest boom in sustainable living

AROUND 1000 people visited Cape Paterson’s eco village ‘The Cape’ on Sunday. Five homes were opened to the public as part of Sustainable House Day. Two stages amounting to 66 lots have already been completed and the lots are almost entirely sold. Stage three is on the way, anticipated for summer. The homes in the […]

September 18th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Community to honour Noah

IN a show of incredible community spirit, local businesses have rallied around the Noah’s Gift Charity Ball. The ball will honour the memory of Noah Jones, whose first birthday is on October 1. He died due to a cardiology condition, aged less than a month. Parents Emma and Nathan of Cape Paterson organised the charity […]

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Matilda gives to hospital

MATILDA Abraham is a little girl with a big heart. A Year 4 student at Newhaven College, Matilda recently raised $67.80 for the Bass Coast Health Ladies Auxiliary. An enterprising young lady who was born at Wonthaggi Hospital, Matilda designed her own donation box and appealed to the public to support our local health service. […]

September 18th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Green day a big hit at Inverloch Primary

ENGAGING with others and learning how to be more environmentally friendly were at the heart of Inverloch-Kongwak Primary School’s Green Day last Tuesday, September 11. The multi age day program was put together by the Kids Matter Student Action Team and Green Team with a focus on teaching students the importance of being sustainable and […]

September 18th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Aladdin musical weaves its magic

MORE than 800 people packed out the Korumburra Indoor Recreation Centre across two shows to take in Korumburra Primary School’s senior production of Aladdin on Thursday. With students in grades 4 to 6 performing, onlookers were treated to a dazzling display of colour, dance and song as the stage was turned into Arabia. Grade 6 […]

September 18th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Prospect of new councillor is real

RATEPAYERS in Leongatha and Mirboo North may have a new shire councillor after the state election in November. South Gippsland Shire Cr Meg Edwards’ preselection as a Liberal candidate for Eastern Victoria Region in the Legislative Council will result in a councillor vacancy if she’s elected. The Victorian Electoral Commission said a countback will be […]

September 18th, 2018 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

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