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Three centuries for OMK

OMK is on the warpath of a top four finish after a mammoth effort with the bat on Saturday scoring 9/476 off 75 overs. The openers got the innings off to a bright start but it was Daniel Mock scoring back to back tons who made the first century with 110 after opener Jesse Van […]

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Australia Day celebrated on Koonwarra parkrun course

AUSTRALIA Day celebrations kicked off extremely well for many with a run, walk or volunteer at Koonwarra parkrun in the Aussie bush. Koonwarra has it all – the gum trees, the wildlife, the river, the bridges, the trail, and a thriving community of parkrunners. There were no thongs to be seen. It was too hot […]

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Dinghies delight at Hub display

THE Inverloch Community Hub hosted a wonderful display of wooden Jack Holt dinghys, Indian motorcycles, model boat builders and the Inverloch Historical Society as part of the Inverloch Classic Wooden Dinghy Regatta display, last Saturday. Model boat builders were on hand to discuss their love and appreciation for the many hours of careful craftsmanship they […]

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McFarlane gearing up for cycle tour

LEONGATHA’S Thomas McFarlane will be amongst cycling elite when the Jayco Herald Sun Tour goes through this area today, Wednesday, January 30 and Thursday, January 31. But don’t expect McFarlane or any of the riders to wave or stop for a souvenir photo, they’ll be riding at between 40km-60km/h hour so will have their work […]

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Clinic inspires future netballers

MELBOURNE Vixens goaler Tegan Philip travelled to Wonthaggi to inspire the next generation of netball greats on Thursday. Despite the heat, a fantastic turnout of 60 netballers aged between eight and 14 years old took part in the clinic. The clinic – run by Netball Victoria – included drills to focus on shooting, defending, passing […]

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Wooden dinghies glide and delight

AUSTRALIA Day weekend at Inverloch’s Anderson Inlet saw the much loved racing of classic, wooden dinghies for the 2019 Inverloch Classic Wooden Dinghy Regatta. It was the sixth year the South Gippsland Yacht Club (SGYC) hosted the event and each year the event has attracted an ever growing participation rate. Some 55 entrants in three […]

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Monday Art Ladies at The Hub

SIX Bass Coast Artists’ Society (BCAS) members who regularly paint together at the BCAS Goods Shed Artspace will be exhibiting together at Inverloch Community Hub in the month of February. Christine Caldwell, Karen Chugg, Mahnua Fletcher, Ann McRae, Hazell Ray-Billington and Margaret Rickard all have interesting stories to tell in addition to their art expertise. […]

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Hunter signs books and inspires

LEONGATHA Office Choice newsagency held a book signing event for Rob Hunter, author of Day 9 at Wooreen, last Friday. An interested crowd of avid readers and history buffs alike lined up to speak to the author about the kidnapping from Wooreen State School and his first published book, and took home personally signed copies […]

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Author’s stamp of approval

ALISON Lester will join literary giants including Morris Gleitzman, Shaun Tan and Leigh Hobbs on envelopes across the country in the new stamp series from Australia Post. Born in Foster in 1952 and continuing to live in Gippsland, Ms Lester’s upbringing in this idyllic location inspired her more than 25 picture books for a young […]

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Musicians win Tamworth award

AN INVERLOCH band has made its mark on the country music scene by winning a major award at the home of Australian country music, the Tamworth Country Music Festival. Souly Us won APRA AMCOS New Songwriter of the Year 2019 through the Tamworth Songwriters Association (TSA), sponsored by APRA AMCOS. Souly Us won the award […]

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