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Ruth named midwife of the year

BASS Coast Health (BCH) midwife Ruth Harvey has taken out the honour of being named 2018 Midwife of the Year by the Gippsland Australian College of Midwives. Her win was announced at a surprise celebration held by staff, local doctors and BCH executive staff at BCH’s quarterly obstetric educational forum. Ms Harvey is well known […]

June 19th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Berrys Creek celebrates history

MORE than 100 people made their way from all over Victoria to attend the Berrys Creek Avenue of Honour centenary celebration at the Berrys Creek Hall on Sunday. The avenue turns 100 this Thursday, June 21, and was the first to be planted in the district. The celebration was held to remember those brave young […]

June 19th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Fiesta in the Boo

ON Saturday night, 200 people braved the cold and filled the shire hall for a Fiesta in Mirboo North. Guests were greeted with tequila, lemon and salt on arrival before the main doors were swung open at 6.30pm to the sounds of Trios Brisa Latina – a traditional Mexican Mariachi Band. The hall was filled […]

June 19th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

School pool revamped

AT Wonthaggi Primary School, water safety is deeply valued. That’s why the school community is putting in a massive effort to raise funds to refurbish its swimming pool. The pool is well used and well loved, but the lining is 15 years old and in need of a revamp. Concreting, tiling and other works will […]

June 19th, 2018 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Music, dance create Annie magic

DANIEL Moldrich and Lisa Pellin have contributed time, blood and maybe even tears to help make Leongatha Lyric Theatre’s production of the hit broadway show Annie a huge success. Daniel lives in Wonthaggi and works as a musical teacher, classroom teacher, accompanist and conductor. He has been inspiring students at Newhaven College and in private […]

June 19th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Teens thank SES for service

WINTER Woolies Day was an opportunity for Leongatha Secondary College to thank emergency services recently. The college community dressed in warm winter clothes and gave a gold coin donation to support emergency services. Throughout the day, the Year 11 Business Management class ran fun stalls and events, including a coin toss stall where participants paid […]

June 19th, 2018 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Life becomes art through Gary’s lens

WARRAGUL’S annual National Photographic Exhibition showcases some of the most stunning photos in the country. Among the final exhibits chosen to hang at the recent 45th show were works by Korumburra’s Gary Beresford. His eye for appealing compositions, interesting subject matter and technical expertise combined to earn him several merit awards from among a high […]

June 19th, 2018 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Teaching duo bound for Indonesia

HAVING shaped the hearts and minds of young South Gippslanders, two teachers are leaving the region to share their passion for education with children from around the world – in Indonesia. Freya Carbone and her partner Joel Cahir teach at Tarwin Lower and Leongatha primary schools respectively, but come the end of this term, they […]

June 19th, 2018 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Cancer care starts at Wonthaggi

BASS Coast Health’s (BCH) Wonthaggi Hospital recently started its journey in delivering specialist cancer services for the Bass Coast region. The first patient attended consulting services with BCH’s new oncologist Dr Mahesh Iddawela. The highly experienced oncologist has worked in rural, regional and metropolitan services. He is a researcher at Monash University involved in both […]

June 19th, 2018 | Posted in News | Read More »

Tech school offers opportunities

THE newly opened Gippsland Technical School could hold learning opportunities for students from South Gippsland and the Bass Coast in the future. The new school includes a high-tech skills laboratory, a fabrication room and a maker space for students to get hands on experience using high tech science, engineering, technology and mathematics equipment. The school […]

June 19th, 2018 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

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