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Safer Internet Day spreads message

NEWHAVEN College students took time to reflect on their online presence to connect with ‘Safer Internet Day’ on February 5. Coordinated by the Office of the eSafety Commissioner in Australia and celebrated in over 130 countries, Safer Internet Day raises awareness about the positive role of digital technology and explores ways we can all contribute […]

February 19th, 2019 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Remarkable art at Inverloch

ART EXHIBITION, Monday Exhibitionists, at The Inverloch Community Hub is showcasing the superb works of six remarkably talented, local ladies.  One artist, Karen Chugg, even sold a few of her paintings before she’d even finished hanging them. The women behind these captivating works comprise Anne McRae, Hazell Ray-Billington, Margaret Rickard, Mahnua Fletcher, Karen Chugg and Christine […]

February 19th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Community | Read More »

Mary MacKillop to host open mornings

ENROLMENTS for 2010 are now open at Mary MacKillop College in Leongatha. This year the school welcomed 118 eager Year 7 students, with about 30 new students across other year levels. Three open mornings are available this year for students and parents to experience the college and what it has to offer. Open mornings are […]

February 19th, 2019 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Golden night of theatre

WONTHAGGI Theatrical Group launched the first show of its 50th anniversary concert in spectacular display last Friday evening at the Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre, along with the launch of their book, We Can Do That! – An Anecdotal History of Wonthaggi Theatrical Group. The festivity marks the beginning of more events to come for […]

February 19th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Community | Read More »

Second generation guides Legacy

FOR Legacy’s newest president in South Gippsland, Jane Ross, taking on the role was a way of giving back to the widows of ex-servicemen. “They’ve made their contribution to society,” she said, ahead of being inducted into the role at the changeover luncheon of the South Gippsland Group of Melbourne Legacy at the Leongatha RSL […]

February 19th, 2019 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Eight new faces at Poowong

POOWONG Consolidated School welcomed 137 primary students back this year with eight new students enrolled. In addition, the school received four more full-time teachers and three more educational support staff to provide assistance to students and staff across the school. “We welcomed new graduates Amy Rosewarne and Kate Buntine to our school as full time-teachers […]

February 12th, 2019 | Posted in Community | Read More »

College hits the ground running

WITH new students and staff, an awards ceremony, Year 12 retreat and several other events underway, the beginning of the school year for Mary MacKillop has been anything but dull. “It was great to welcome back to school all those happy smiling faces. Once the students return, the college truly comes to life,” principal David […]

February 12th, 2019 | Posted in Community | Read More »

It’s garlic festival time!

MEENIYAN will host its annual Garlic Festival this Saturday and is tipped to attract record crowds for its third year! Don’t miss this exciting, local produce fanfare full of cooking shows from international and local chefs, garlic plaiting and live entertainment. Children’s entertainment includes billy cart and sack races with balloon soccer, all day magic […]

February 12th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Community | Read More »

Young fire-fighters inspire

SAN Remo CFA fire-fighters Ellie Pearce and Tom Mendes would encourage any young people to get involved with their local brigade. Having both completed their VCE last year, Ellie at Newhaven College and Tom at Wonthaggi Secondary College, both agree the CFA training at San Remo has been so valuable and both enjoy giving back […]

February 12th, 2019 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Dumbalk makes its own luck

IT’S little wonder people keep moving to Dumbalk when the community – long time locals and newcomers alike – continue to make the town an appealing place to live. The tight knit community has united to create many of the facilities and services the town has, from an impressive campdraft arena through to last Saturday’s […]

February 5th, 2019 | Posted in Community | Read More »

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