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The Island reign supreme

PHILLIP Island completely annihilated Koo Wee Rup in the West Gippsland senior grand final, holding the Demons to just three behinds for the entire game and running out 98-point premiers. The main game easily had the worst of the conditions for the day, with

Study tour to explore New Zealand’s dairy

THE Gardiner Dairy Foundation has announced that applications for the 2019 New Zealand (NZ) Study Tour are now open. Over the eight-day tour, young Victorian dairy industry representatives will immerse themselves in the NZ dairy industry. The tour will expose participants to a range

Wonthaggi gets a mall

WHAT would a more pedestrian-friendly Wonthaggi look like? You’re about to find out – when the lower end of McBride Avenue is closed off for two days. It’ll instead play host to a pop-up mall with live music and seating. There will be a

‘Disgraceful’ dumping at cemetery

UNMARKED graves were driven over before a large pile of rubble was dumped at the Wonthaggi Cemetery recently. Volunteers from the Friends of the Wonthaggi Cemetery group made the discovery on Thursday, September 6. They arrived in the morning to see tyre marks across

Positive approach recipe for Burra’s success

by Michael Giles BEFORE the present regime of the Korumburra Business Association came forward, the organisation and its relationship with the shire and the general community was mired in negativity. The shire couldn’t seem to do anything right and Korumburra, it seemed, was going