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Sandy Point surfer set for stardom

Daniel Renfrey   SANDY Point has a new young gun surfer in town, 13-year-old Eva Bassed, who just finished competing in the national junior surfing championships at Margaret River, WA, finishing fourth in the final. In her first national titles, the brilliant board-rider wowed crowds through multiple heats to win her way into the ultimate […]

December 10th, 2019 | Posted in Featured,Sport | Read More »

Attention all landlords

  TENANT’S rights are being strengthened as a series of changes to rental law are being rolled out by the Victorian Government. Michelle Smith and team from Elders Real Estate Yarram are making it a priority to inform local landlords and investors of what this will mean for them. “There is a concern that landlords […]

December 10th, 2019 | Posted in Community,News | Read More »

Hard work pays off for Leongatha Travel

LEONGATHA Travel and Cruise was recognised with one of the Australian travel industry’s most respected awards for the fourth consecutive year, as well as winning two supplier awards, at the Australian travel industry Travellers Choice gala dinner in Adelaide. The collective professional expertise and personal experiences of every team member contributed to a highly successful […]

December 10th, 2019 | Posted in Business,News | Read More »

Premier applauds marijuana facility

PREMIER Daniel Andrews would call last Friday’s official opening of Medipharm Labs “a great day for Wonthaggi and a great day for Victoria”. The state’s first dedicated commercial medicinal cannabis processing facility will process up to 75,000 kilograms of medicinal cannabis into resin each year for use in medicinal products. The Wonthaggi lab is expected […]

December 10th, 2019 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Local law changes spark community concern

Matt Dunn    THEY’RE proposals that have left South Gippsland ratepayers bamboozled and angry. The main question on many people’s lips is, “Why?” Council’s proposed changes to local laws have led to petitions and public meetings. The laws will affect everything from keeping pets to riding motorbikes on a Sunday. Proposed changes include: Forbidding people […]

December 10th, 2019 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Young Frankenstein wins 12 awards

IT was a big night for Leongatha Lyric Theatre at the Gippsland Associated Theatre Awards at the Wonthaggi Workmen’s Club on Saturday. With 23 nominations in 20 categories, the company and its members went on to receive 12 most outstanding awards, including the musical theatre categories of production, lead actor–male, lead actor–female, support actor–male, hair […]

December 10th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Community | Read More »

Sam’s a Sun – a dream is realised

Daniel Renfrey   BRIGHT days are ahead for Fish Creek’s Sam Flanders, after he was picked 11th overall by the Gold Coast Suns in last week’s AFL draft. With his dream becoming a reality, the newest prodigy out of South Gippsland was thrilled when his name was called and officially printed on an AFL list. […]

December 3rd, 2019 | Posted in Featured,News,Sport | Read More »

Kookaburras see green light

SUNDAY’S bus trip for the Kookaburra over-60s team was to the leafy suburb of Canterbury for a game on their turf wicket. Losing the toss, the opposition was very happy to send us in on a track that was well-grassed and looked as though it could be hard work to bat on. Initial thoughts were […]

December 3rd, 2019 | Posted in News,Sport | Read More »

Bike riders hold brilliant breakup

Daniel Renfrey   THE Leongatha Motorcycle Club celebrated its year last weekend with a Christmas breakup held at the Mackie farm. Dozens of members took to the farm to ride, enjoy a sausage sizzle and each other’s company. “It’s just a feel-good time for us at the end of each year,” club president Darrell Van […]

December 3rd, 2019 | Posted in News,Sport | Read More »

Samuel Johnson to visit Venus Bay for charity

ACTOR Samuel Johnson is on the road to The Cavity, Venus Bay to remind every mum to be breast cancer aware. He will arrive at the popular restaurant on December 7 at 5.30pm along with ex-AFL players Peter Spider Everitt and Andrejs Everitt. The breast cancer awareness campaign, titled Love Your Sister, started as an […]

December 3rd, 2019 | Posted in Community,News | Read More »

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