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Welcome to Leongatha, Melbourne’s preferred…. DUMP SITE

Leongatha chosen for Melbourne’s waste By Nathan Johnston   AN exhausted bluestone quarry, just four kilometres from Leongatha, has been recommended to the State Government as the preferred location to dump southeast Melbourne’s domestic and commercial industry waste. The proposed site, on Whitelaws Track,

Water risk is ‘too great’ for Gippsland

By Danika Dent ANTI-CSG campaign groups have jumped on a report by the State Government which shows the development of coal seam gas could lower the water table in Gippsland by more than 15 metres. The report, ‘Onshore natural gas water science studies’, was

Dog-gone weekend leaves officers high and dry

LOCALS failed to turn out at Waterline off leash area information sessions over the weekend, with voting on the issue closing yesterday. Three sessions were held on Saturday, in Grantville, Corinella and Coronet Bay with council officers on hand to answer questions about the

Inverloch ‘height limit’ goes out the window

IT’S a popular misconception in Inverloch that there’s a “height limit” on residential development of seven metres. In fact, the Bass Coast Shire Council regularly processes applications where property owners in the town have submitted housing plans around the 6.9 metre mark, just so

Dramatic night rescue at Ventnor

By Mitch Guy A VENTNOR man is lucky to be alive after he was rescued from an overturned boat on Wednesday night. The man – who is visually impaired – was fishing approximately 200m offshore at Elizabeth Cove, Ventnor in a small tinnie with