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Invest now in Wonthaggi: MP

MEMBER for Bass, Brian Paynter, says Wonthaggi’s land crisis will be one of the first items on his agenda, if the Liberals are elected to the State Government this year. He’s calling on the State Government to invest $14.6 million into Wonthaggi’s north-east to

Our Vietnam veterans recognised 50 years on

FOUR locals have been honoured with bravery awards at recent Vietnam War commemorations. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Battles at Fire Support Bases Coral and Balmoral, which have been described as the fiercest, longest and most costly battles involving Australian forces

Medal honours fire fighting family

IT’S not at all surprising to hear that a member of the O’Connor family of Wonthaggi has been accorded the rare honour of an Australian Fire Service Medal (AFSM) in the Queen’s Birthday honours at the weekend. Current CFA Bass Coast Group Officer, Damien

Cr Rich’s company threatens shire over dam ‘pollution’

By Michael Giles ANOTHER article about Cr Jeremy Rich? Maybe you’ve already heard enough. But in the latest instalment from his family company, Ansevata Nominees Pty Ltd, they have demanded “the council must stop the flow of water” into the shire’s own retarding basin

Kept on truckin

LAST week in the Korumburra Magistrates’ Court, a 38 year old South Gippsland truck driver was fined $13,000 and put off the road for two years after a fearful crash on the Princes Highway in October last year. The court heard that the driver