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Jet skier airlifted

Inverloch’s international jet ski racer Joel Barry will undergo surgery after an accident at Inverloch yesterday. He was airlifted to The Alfred Hospital in Melbourne after suffering a serious injury while practising in wild surf off Inverloch. The 25 year old has just returned home after winning the first round of the World Freeride Jet […]

May 24th, 2019 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Where should a new school be built?

THE Bass Coast community is invited to have its say about a new junior secondary campus. Students, teachers, parents, school council members and residents are invited to participate in an online survey and a community drop-in session on Tuesday, June 4 from 2pm to 7pm at San Remo Recreation Centre, 1A Wynne Road, San Remo. […]

May 23rd, 2019 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

40 years of twilight netball

LEONGATHA and District Netball Association is celebrating 40 years of twilight competition this year.The twilight netball has been an enormous success for the association since its inception in 1979. A request from junior members to hold a night netball competition was presented and discussed but the majority were not in favour.A trial competition was agreed upon and […]

May 21st, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Shock wind-up of AFL Gippsland commission

ACTING chairman of the AFL Gippsland Commission, John Schelling, confirmed to The Star all six board members have resigned from the commission, effective immediately.The AFL Gippsland Region Administration Centre (RAC) will continue to operate in its current format and the changes do not impact on other regions.Mr Schelling said the commission was carrying a long […]

May 21st, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Power outfit in top form

IT’S the halfway mark of the 2019 NAB League and Gippsland Power is in pursuit of a grand final ticket.The U18s team is sitting second on the ladder after a resounding win over the Greater Western Victoria Rebels on Sunday. They are two points behind top of the table Dandenong Stingrays and a game ahead […]

May 21st, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

West Gippsland dominates

WEST Gippsland beat the Ellinbank by 73 points in the Worksafe AFL Vic Community Championship match played at Yarragon. Ellinbank looked well and truly in the contest when it kicked the first goal of the second half to only trail by eight points but thereafter West Gippsland seized control with seven consecutive goals to take […]

May 21st, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

All clubs appeal league’s decision

IT may not be over for Alberton yet. AFL Gippsland has received six notices of appeal relating to Ellinbank and District Football League’s response to transfer applications from Alberton Football Netball League clubs.All six member clubs of the Alberton league submitted appeals against the Ellinbank’s decision to turn down the individual requests to join the […]

May 21st, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Champion name for a champion horse

LONG TIME Leongatha residents Ken and Edna Johnston left behind an endearing legacy after their passing.They were known as champions for their commitment to their family and to the community.It seems like fate that their names should once again be in the limelight and its all thanks to a decision by their grandson to name […]

May 21st, 2019 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Musical breakthrough

TRACKING down Leongatha’s own Josh Gardiner for an interview wasn’t easy now that his career in theatre had taken him across the globe, but eventually The Star found him in China, working on School of Rock the Musical.As if this isn’t momentous enough, Mr Gardiner, who grew up in Leongatha, has just been cast in […]

May 21st, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Students first at Wonthaggi SC

AS principal of the largest government school in Gippsland, Darren Parker strives to abide by the mantra “kids first”.Wonthaggi Secondary College welcomed 1400 enrolments at the beginning of the school year and Mr Parker said it was a privilege to watch the school continue to grow.Mr Parker began working for the college as a maths […]

May 21st, 2019 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

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