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Students set for magical musical

KORUMBURRA Primary School Students will be more than one jump ahead for their upcoming school production of Aladdin Junior. As the junior musical of its Broadway elder, the show is based on the Disney film Aladdin and it is all the buzz among the busily rehearsing students at the local school. Performing arts teacher Tanya […]

August 14th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

School backs Montanah’s fight

ST LAURENCE’S Primary School in Leongatha raised more than $850 towards the family of a girl battling a brain tumour. St Laurence’s students Jayda and Braydi Simpson organised a coloured clothes day on Friday to raise funds for their cousin Montanah Dubignon, aged four. The school community was incredibly generous and the funds will support […]

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Firefighters to take on Stair Climb challenge

FOUR members of the Ruby Fire Brigade are set to take part in the Melbourne Firefighter Stair Climb. This event will take place on September 1 at Crown Metropol. The four members involved are captain Michael Guest, Aaron Perks, and Darren and Nathan Hardacre. The Stair Climb raises awareness and money to support Life Line […]

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WSC assigns leadership team

WONTHAGGI Secondary College established its leadership team this term. For the past 18 months, campus and college principal positions have been temporarily filled. Darren Parker was recently confirmed as college principal, with Marg O’Donnell now the campus principal at McBride. “Marg O’Donnell has been the acting campus principal for the past 18 months and will […]

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Lennon story takes to stage

A ONE act play festival offers audience members a great variety of relatively short plays in a friendly theatrical competition with awards and cash prizes for the actors. It also provides an opportunity for locals to see new works written and performed by emerging theatre-makers while sampling from a smorgasbord of wonderful theatrical talent. There […]

August 14th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Burra brewing new business

THE Burra Brewery was officially opened on Saturday, drawing a huge crowd from near and far, all keen for a taste of what the new Korumburra business has to offer. Bar manager and part owner Narelle Jones said the idea for the brewery was born on a golf trip around four years ago. After a […]

August 14th, 2018 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Tourism boost is music to Bass Coast’s ears

MUSIC is driving more people into South Gippsland. For the last 12 years, the Hills Are Alive Group has generated tourism to the Krowera hinterland with music festivals, resulting in an economic boost. Now the group is looking to take a step forward to target a new demographic of music lovers. Operators of the Hills […]

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Erosion could cost tourists

INVERLOCH’S erosion woes may impact its tourism economy. More sand is being pushed from the surf beach end into the inlet, and the lack of rainfall means there is less water in the Tarwin River to flush the sand out. As a result, boating could become more difficult, affecting an entire tourism cohort. Wonthaggi’s Aileen […]

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Arrest turmoil

AN INTERNAL police investigation is underway into the arrest of a man in Wonthaggi that left the man and police with injuries. Police have been accused by a witness in other media reports of using excessive force during the arrest of the man, who became aggressive after an epileptic seizure. The Star has been told […]

August 14th, 2018 | Posted in News | Read More »

Council eyes future of Coal Creek

THE vexed question of what to do with Coal Creek Community Park and Museum at Korumburra returned to the council chamber last Wednesday. South Gippsland Shire councillors took part in a workshop to discuss ideas for the future direction of the park, which people tend to either adore or believe costs council too much money, […]

August 14th, 2018 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

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