Letters Archive

Mr Premier, it’s Wonthaggi’s turn! – SENTINEL-TIMES COMMENT

By Michael Giles THANKS to the eleventh hour decision by the Bass Coast Shire Council, to commit $1.5 million to the $6 million cost of a shared sports stadium in Wonthaggi, all our ducks are now in-a-row. It’s time, Mr Premier, to make a

Lest we forget

On Anzac Day we commemorate the anniversary of Australian and New Zealand soldiers landing on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey, 1915, during the First World War. It was the start of an eight-month campaign where more than 50,000 Australians are estimated to have fought,

Save our info centres

Do we want our Korumburra Visitor Information Centre to close? At present, that is one of the options being considered by the South Gippsland Shire Council. Korumburra is the gateway to South Gippsland. It makes good sense to give visitors as they enter our

Help save our best kept secret

About six months ago I made a presentation to the South Gippsland Shire Council. Once again I was waving the flag for the environment and the future. For too long the establishment at all three levels of government has sat on its hands enjoying

The high ball saga

Many commentators have applauded the council’s surprising change of mind at last week’s Bass Coast Shire Council Meeting, which saw councillors apparently bow to community pressure and give the nod to the Wonthaggi High Ball Courts after rejecting the project two months earlier. Looking
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