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Support Daffodil Day

SOUTH Gippslanders are being urged to support the Cancer Council Daffodil Day (today, August 23). Eastern Victoria Region MLC Melina Bath is encouraging people to buy daffodil merchandise from their local stall. Ms Bath said the Daffodil Day appeal is an iconic fundraising initiative by the Australian Cancer Council which provides hope to many people […]

August 22nd, 2019 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Bass Coast Business Awards celebrate business success

WHILE owning your own business can be a challenging venture, it can also be a highly rewarding one. To acknowledge the remarkable efforts made by local businesses and owners, Bass Coast Shire Council will host its annual business awards this month. The prestigious event will be held on Friday, August 23, with winners revealed following […]

August 20th, 2019 | Posted in News | Read More »

Focus on the future

A FARMING family with eyes well and truly on the future will be in the spotlight during this month’s Focus Farm open day. The Moon family of Yanakie are building on their dairy legacy to ensure their farm business is sustainable in the current climate and for future generations. GippsDairy’s co-facilitator of the Yanakie Focus […]

August 16th, 2019 | Posted in Featured,Rural News | Read More »

Rail trail now closer

THE extension of the Great Southern Rail Trail from Leongatha to Korumburra is closer to becoming a reality. So is the redevelopment of the Leongatha rail yards and also the rail yards at Korumburra. South Gippsland Shire Council has just announced it has secured a lease of the Leongatha to Nyora rail corridor from the […]

August 16th, 2019 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Eating parmas backs farmers

LEONGATHA pizzeria Serafinos has presented $1200 to Gippsland Farmer Relief for drought stricken Gippsland farmers. Eastern Victoria Region MLC Melina Bath, who also contributed a personal donation, said Serafinos owners Fred and Mandy Truscio were concerned about mounting pressures on local farmers and wanted to help. “They understood Gippsland farmers were having an incredibly hard […]

August 12th, 2019 | Posted in Featured,Rural News | Read More »

Wonthaggi Secondary College to get a new campus – in San Remo

A NEW campus of Wonthaggi Secondary College will be built at San Remo. The school for years 7-9 students will cater for families across Phillip Island, San Remo and the Waterline. The location was announced today by Victorian Education Minister James Merlino and Bass MLA Jordan Crugnale. The new school will be a new campus […]

August 8th, 2019 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Phillip Island a public exposure site for new measles case

THREE confirmed measles cases have been identified in Victorian residents who have returned from overseas travel. Two cases were infectious while attending public places. Local exposure sites include Adventist Women’s Conference, Phillip Island Adventure Resort on Saturday, July 27 and Sunday, July 28 and Pino’s Trattoria, 29-31 Thompson Avenue, Cowes on Saturday, July 27. If […]

August 2nd, 2019 | Posted in Community,News | Read More »

Fight animal cruelty by hosting an RSPCA Cupcake Day

ANIMAL lovers are encouraged by RSPCA Victoria to get creative in the kitchen this August in anticipation of its tastiest annual fundraiser: Cupcake Day. Slices, quiches, cakes and biscuits will be welcomed in offices, schools and homes across the state as Victorians join the fight against animal cruelty by hosting their own event or even […]

August 1st, 2019 | Posted in Community,News | Read More »

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