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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 […]

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

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 »

Community backs Bunurong Inverloch

AN incredible $12,500 was raised by the Bunurong Inverloch team in the 2018 Outback Air Race and donations are still rolling in. Inverloch pilot Michael Malone thanked the local businesses and the community for supporting his team. The money will be donated to the Victorian Royal Flying Doctor Service. Mr Malone embarked on the trip […]

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

Mattea makes strides in her recovery

EIGHT year old Mattea Riccardi of Leongatha played basketball recently. For most primary school children, this would be a normal achievement. For Mattea though, it served as a special moment that marked her return to health following a car crash that nearly took her life in February this year. Smiling uncontrollably as she took to […]

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

MP sweetens voters with poll promises

THE communities of Mirboo North and Foster can likely expect new fire stations if the Coalition wins the state election this year. That is the word of The Nationals’ Gippsland South MLA Danny O’Brien, who said the Liberals-Nationals have promised $2.1 million for a new Mirboo North station and are working on a pledge for […]

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

Korumburra business getting stronger

THE Korumburra Business Association has just broken the 100 member mark which is a great sign for business in the town. South Gippsland Shire Council mayor Lorraine Brunt was in attendance at last Thursday’s annual general meeting at the Burra Brewery and lauded the work that the association has been doing over the previous 12 […]

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

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