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Author kicks a goal with gripping read

A FOOTBALL story with a twist will be launched by a Leongatha author in May. Feather Knight Books is ready to release Matt Dunn’s Red Time. He described the novel as a “country footballer’s quest to avenge his mother’s murder, find a missing woman and help an unsuccessful club finally find the road to premiership […]

April 18th, 2019 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Councillor Jeremy Rich charged with drugs, firearms offences

THE turmoil engrossing South Gippsland Shire Council has deepened, after Cr Jeremy Rich was charged with drug trafficking and possession, and firearm offences. At a file hearing at the Latrobe Valley Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Tuesday), Cr Rich was charged with cultivating and trafficking cannabis of a commercial quantity, possessing cannabis, possessing cocaine, and trafficking and […]

April 17th, 2019 | Posted in Featured | Read More »


THE Inverloch anglers club usually reverberates to the sounds of people telling yarns about the ones that got away and the ones that they landed in the boat. The other week friends of the club and members told no stories; instead they just listened and enjoyed the enchanting music of Australian renowned folk songstress, Kavisha. […]

April 16th, 2019 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Young Frankenstein to deliver the laughs

LEONGATHA Lyric Theatre’s latest production Young Frankenstein stars Adrian Darakai who has danced his way from his brilliant portrayal of the charming Bert in Lyric’s Mary Poppins to the lead role as Dr. Frederick Frankenstein. Dancing may well be his passion having studied at Melbourne’s Dance Factory and Spectrum and working as a professional dancer […]

April 16th, 2019 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Reserve became a community focal point

THE Leongatha Recreation Reserve has served the community since the 1890s. A wide range of activities have been held there over the past 130 years, but how did this facility come about? When the townships of Gippsland were surveyed, land was always set aside for community recreation. Surveyor Lardner could not possibly have imagined the […]

April 16th, 2019 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Major upgrade for Carinya

KORUMBURRA’S Carinya Lodge aged care facility will receive a $1.3 million government grant towards a $7 million upgrade. Work on the project is proposed to start by the end of the month. The $1.3 million funding announcement was made at Carinya by Federal MP Russell Broadbent and Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack. Mr Broadbent said […]

April 16th, 2019 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Foreshore erodes before our very eyes

INVERLOCH residents are living in fear of more big storms causing major erosion damage on the local beach foreshore. While action has been taken to try and stabilise the area they believe it might be too little too late. Bass Coast Shire Council has sworn its commitment to tackling coastal erosion and recently implemented wet […]

April 16th, 2019 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

New cat curfew has owners purrplexed

CAT owners have been left confused and agitated by the new district ban, telling them their cats can no longer roam the neighbourhood. Just over two weeks ago, the Sough Gippsland Shire Council brought in an order that requires cat owners to take more responsibility with the control of their feline friends. The curfew ensures […]

April 16th, 2019 | Posted in Featured,News | Read More »

Boxing up care packs for battling farmers

DUMBALK’S Jan Stirling – a full time volunteer for Gippsland Farmer Relief – helps oversee that drought stricken farmers across South Gippsland receive monthly food hampers delivered to their door. The organisation, founded in 2016 by Melissa Ferguson of Yinnar, aims to boost morale whilst delivering support services with total confidentiality and respect for Gippsland […]

April 9th, 2019 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

Surfing the world for his inspiration

A passion for photography has transformed into a lifestyle for former South Gippsland local Ted Grambeau. Mr Grambeau specialises in adventure surf photography, which has taken to around 100 countries – give or take a two. “I have been pretty lucky to be able to search the planet for new and unlikely surfing locations in […]

April 9th, 2019 | Posted in Featured | Read More »

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