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VicTrack’s mess is our disgrace!

IT HAS taken two years, since the demise of South Gippsland Tourist Rail, in January 2016, but as predicted, the 36km section of rail reserve previously looked after by the former volunteers of the group is now a lousy, stinking disgrace. Despite letters and

All roads lead to the Unify Heavy Metal Gathering

THERE’S a huge line-up of cars on the way to Tarwin Lower at the moment and they’ve got only one thing on their mind – Unify. The highly-popular ‘Heavy Music Gathering’ starts today, Friday and will rock on through the next three days with some

Shire’s parks have turned the corner

THE controversial restructure of the South Gippsland Shire’s caravan parks at Yanakie and Port Welshpool is finally paying dividends with strong attendances over the Christmas-New Year holidays. We asked the shire how the two parks are tracking this summer: Q1. What have holiday bookings

Calls for improvement to foster care system

EASTERN Victoria MP Melina Bath has launched a petition calling on the Andrews Government to review current DHHS practices and decisions regarding children in foster care, and locals with first hand experiences of the foster care system say there’s “plenty of room for improvement

Wonthaggi to Burra pipeline on track

THE worksite in the rolling hills between Wonthaggi and Korumburra may be idle now but the $43 million pipeline connecting the Lance Creek Reservoir to the northern supply system is on track. It’s on track for completion in 2019 but just as importantly, on