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Prime space for something new

WHAT do you want to see in the heart of Wonthaggi? After Wonthaggi Secondary College’s new senior campus is built in McKenzie Street, expected to be complete in early 2020, the old McBride campus will be transferred to the shire. The land will be

Review: Alberton and Mid Gippsland to merge

AFL Gippsland’s Leagues and Competitions Review Draft Recommendations Report is out. And among other things it is proposing the amalgamation of the Mid Gippsland and Alberton competitions. Under ‘Recommendation One’ it is proposed by AFL Gippsland that a new senior competition is created, to

Wonthaggi on an upward curve

BASS Coast Shire Council wants to bolster Wonthaggi’s reputation as a regional centre, and although there’s a real estate boom in the old mining town, new housing estates are still years away. Small businesses continue to play a crucial part in the town’s economy.

Fountains spring up at sports centres

DRINKING water and playing sport go hand in hand. Being hydrated is critical to performance and general health, and now it will be easier for all those playing and visiting Leongatha Splash and Korumburra Recreation Centre to access the healthiest drink of all. A

Eat a pie for the farmers

THE daughter of a dairy farmer and a former relief milker in the State’s south west, new owner of Kelly’s Bakery in Korumburra, Michelle Beggs, is well aware of the dire straits many Australian farmers are in at the moment. While the hills around