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Dan’s book’s a ripper

WHEN you’ve written a book about Norm Smith Medallists – awarded to best afield on AFL/VFL grand final day – it’s nice to have the glowing endorsement of a two-time winner. Leongatha author Dan Eddy’s latest book, The Norm Smith Medallists, was recently released

Splash of colour for Wonthaggi

THE Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre will soon feature a 6m x 3m artwork above its windows. And there is even the chance of another smaller artwork if more funding can be secured. The Wonthaggi Business and Tourism Association will auspice the project, for

Supporting rural councils to deliver better services

THE State Government is helping rural and regional councils improve services with the opening of expressions of interest for the Rural Council Support Program. Minister for Local Government Marlene Kairouz visited Wonthaggi on Tuesday to open expressions of interest for the $20 million program

30,000 trees in two days

BASS Coast Landcare Network, with the support of the community, is turning cleared hill country at Glen Forbes back to its original glory. Karl and Rachael Russo bought the property a few years back with the goal of recreating a damp forest/cool temperate rainforest

Enough is enough

IT’S time to end domestic violence. That was the unmistakable message from an estimated 1000 people who flooded the streets of Cowes on Saturday to join in a White Ribbon Walk. The act of unity between the Phillip Island and Inverloch communities, prior to