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Rail trail push picks up steam

WHEN Gippsland South MP Danny O’Brien visited Korumburra last week, there was no one better to present the case for extending the Great Southern Rail Trail than local business owner John Kennedy. Mr Kennedy, who owns Korumburra’s Bicycle Fitting Store, has been campaigning to

Slow down at North Primary

SCHOOL-aged children are in danger of being hit by speeding cars outside Wonthaggi North Primary School. That’s the view of local Shakira Pretty, who’s advocating for better signs indicating it’s 40km/h around the school. “We see many people drive past here going well beyond

Women’s football takes off in Nyora

IF you’ve never considered playing women’s footy, now might be the perfect time to start. Nyora Football Club is seeking more players for its first ever women’s team, which is off to a very successful start in AFL Gippsland’s Women’s Development League of seven

Quality of life in attractive setting

THE executive-style home in an excellent Wonthaggi position offers prestige, privacy and lots more. It comprises three huge living and entertaining zones, a luxurious master suite with hotel-styled spa and en-suite, and two other double bedrooms with individual or shared living/study sections. There’s a

OAM for Outtrim stalwart

THERE would not be a person in the Outtrim and Korumburra communities today who would not be nodding their heads in approval and saying “thoroughly deserved” at the news that one of their own, Doug Close, has been awarded an Order of Australia (OAM)