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Coastal homes in demand

IF you want bang for your buck, South Gippsland has amongst the most affordable coastal real estate – but not for long as property prices continue to climb. With the perfect blend of seaside and country, all within a 90-minute radius of Melbourne, it’s no wonder this once-hidden-gem has become a hot spot for tourists […]

December 31st, 2019 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Police search for missing fisherman

Police are searching for a man who was swept off rocks in San Remo yesterday. Emergency services were called to Punchbowl Road following reports a large wave swept a man off a rock ledge around 11.45am. It is believed he was fishing with several other men before the incident occurred. The 41-year-old Hampton Park man […]

December 24th, 2019 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Inverloch leaps into the future

THE heart of Inverloch could be transformed, with the prospect of a 56 apartment complex, a new retail precinct and even a new supermarket. The site of Inverloch Marine on The Esplanade is for sale and is expected to sell for at least $4 million. An architect believes the site could accommodate a three-storey complex […]

December 18th, 2019 | Posted in News | Read More »

Businesses vie for online millions

SOUTH Gippslanders spent $84.1 million online during the 2018-19 financial year and retailers are fighting for shoppers to instead open their wallets in local towns. Local shoppers spent an average of $7 million a month online, with the peak reaching $7.5 million in November 2018 in the lead-up to Christmas. The trend towards online shopping […]

December 13th, 2019 | Posted in News | Read More »

New Wonthaggi school brings a dream to life

WONTHAGGI is rich in history, built on the foundations of its coal mining origins, but on the edge of town is a clear sign the town – and the broader Bass Coast – has entered the modern age. The $32.5 million new senior campus of Wonthaggi Secondary College is so contemporary, one could be forgiven […]

December 12th, 2019 | Posted in News | 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 »

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 »

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