Letters Archive

Solar program ticks all boxes

by Nathan Johnston THE only negative point to the State Government’s Solar Homes program is that I’ve already bought solar panels and have had them installed. If only I held off for an extra year! The price of the system would have been halved

Keep train hopes on track

Recent articles in the South Gippsland Sentinel-Times about the Korumburra Business Association have promoted their support for a plan to extend the rail trail from Leongatha to Korumburra and further toward Melbourne. It sounds like a fine project with the rail trail commuters being

Kick in the guts for volunteers

Community based volunteers give their time and energy for organisations throughout our shire. The South Gippsland Shire Council requires all food registration premises to be registered and staff to have food handling qualifications and keep records to ensure all food standards are maintained. Community

Be careful what you wish for

This is to draw attention to what it really means when some of us ask for funding to make our jetty big enough for cruise ships. The end of the jetty is close to 40 metres wide while a typical cruise ship here is

Value for rates?

Just received my Bass Coast council rates notice for this year for my holiday house – $2100 which I consider quite expensive for what I get. I except we need to pay for shared services but when you’re not using things such as garbage