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Island Pro set to return

AFTER a successful 2017 event, the Phillip Island Pro will be returning to the Bass Coast in 2018 for its second running and will bring more than 120 professional surfers to the wave-rich region. The QS1000 ranked World Surf League event saw 120 competitors

Land opens up in Wonthaggi

Second stage of Powlett Ridge estate released THE second stage of the Powlett Ridge estate in Wonthaggi’s east has been released. And you couldn’t get better views than this – with generous lot sizes at affordable prices. The blocks are selling from $149,000 with

Jersey farmers welcome Burra’s rich new deal

BURRA Foods is offering a higher price for selected milk after studying a Farming Together-funded report. Jersey Australia welcomes Burra Foods’ decision to offer dairy farmers a 1:1 payment ratio for fat and protein solids and continues to call on all processors to provide

A whale of a time

THE Island Whale Festival Committee is abuzz with final event planning for the third festival just three weeks away. The Island Whale Festival is a three-day event based at the Cowes Cultural Centre from Friday to Sunday, July 6 to 8. Destination Phillip Island

Cancer care begins at BCH

BASS Coast Health’s (BCH) Wonthaggi Hospital recently commenced its journey delivering specialist cancer services for the Bass Coast region with its very first patient attending consulting services with BCH’s new oncologist. These consultation services herald the start of cancer services available from Wonthaggi. Dr