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South Gippsland promoted to Division 2

THE Country Week Golf Competition took place on metropolitan golf courses for teams from all over Victoria on October 1 to 3. The South Gippsland men’s team competed in the Bowl section – or Division 3. After wins on the first day of seven nil over Northern, a six to one over Wimmera at The […]

October 16th, 2018 | Posted in Sport | Read More »

Outstanding service honour awarded to Wonthaggi Pony Club members

WONTHAGGI Pony Club associate members Emily Davey, Ryanston and Madeline Chalmers, Fish Creek received prestigious awards during the Pony Club Association of Victoria- West Gippsland Zone Annual General Meeting at Leongatha RSL on September 26.. A highlight of the evening Emily and Madeline were awarded the prestigious Pony Club Association of Victoria “Award of Merit” […]

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Judo club joins #GippyGirlsCan campaign

SANG Rok Judo Club is launching a judo exercise program for woman and girls in partnership with GippSport to bring #GippyGirlsCan to Wonthaggi. Sang Rok Judo #GippyGirlsCan will aim to build self esteem, confidence and offer a gentle exercise program over a three session format. The sessions will run on Saturdays at 3pm starting from […]

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Bass Coast team in Asia’s first swimrun

IN December this year, Kara Landells of Kilcunda and Nina Barry-Macaulay of Cape Paterson will join 30 athletes from around the world to participate in Asia’s first swimrun, the Bali Hope Swimrun at Nusa Lembongan, Bali. This unique swimrun event is raising money for improved recycling infrastructure on the Island of Lembongan where plastic pollution […]

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Swimming club in the running for top honours

SOUTH Gippsland Bass Swim Club has been named a finalist of the prestigious Swimming Australia Club of the Year. Following the recent announcement in which South Gippsland Bass was awarded the  Swimming Victoria Club of the Year, Swimming Victoria, the state’s governing peak body then went on to nominate the club for the award of […]

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Funding joy for Sea Eagles

INVERLOCH-Kongwak Football Netball Club is expected to grow, thanks to a huge funding boost last week. The Sea Eagles were thrilled to receive just under $1 million for a new female friendly pavilion and upgraded netball courts. The State Government funded $500,000 and Bass Coast Shire Council committed $400,000 for the $940,000 project. Inverloch-Kongwak Football […]

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Tickets selling to night of frights

TICKETS are now selling at the Halloween event at Coal Creek Community Park and Museum at Korumburra. Get ready to be excited, shocked, entertained and scared at Halloween at Coal Creek on Saturday, October 27. It could well be the scariest night of your life. The park will be full of ghosts, monsters, witches and other […]

October 16th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

MP: chance to grow horticulture

HORTICULTURE could be expanded in South Gippsland if redundant water reservoirs are used for irrigation, Gippsland South MLA Danny O’Brien said. He has called on the State Government to consider the region’s future irrigation needs as the government ponders future use of redundant reservoirs. South Gippsland Water is undertaking consultation on the future use of […]

October 16th, 2018 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Inlet’s history comes to life

CORNER Inlet is a place sculpted by many cultures. So reveals a new book – South of the Strzelecki Ranges – to be launched in Foster this Saturday, October 20. Author Cheryl Glowrey of Toora writes about the inlet’s environmental history, from the period of settlement by the Aboriginal people, through to the influences of […]

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Archaeologists to descend on Inverloch

A 154 YEAR old shipwreck at Inverloch will be the subject of a major project by archaeologists and students in late November. The ship Amazon was built in 1855 and operated in the international cargo trade between the United Kingdom, Australia and South America. On December 12, 1863, the Amazon departed Melbourne for Mauritius with […]

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