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Korumburra angry about info centre closure

THE Korumburra Visitor Information Centre at Coal Creek will close in little more than a month’s time, on July 31, 2017, according to a recommendation to go before next Wednesday’s South Gippsland Shire Council meeting. The recommendation, only published on the shire’s website on

Battling Crohn’s Disease

PHILLIP Island resident Cameron Long is an inspiration to anyone who’s going through a tough time. Growing up, he wasn’t your typical 15-year-old teenager. He began getting stomach pains and after months of being sick, he was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease at 16. Cameron

Dogs take down local farm invaders

LOCAL farmers will have heaved a huge sigh of relief at the news that the men responsible for a fearful crime wave, predominantly in South Gippsland rural areas have been caught. And a number of them, whose properties have been hit by one or

Final appeal to stop Waterline horse ban

HORSE riders who use the Corinella and Coronet Bay foreshores have launched an emotional appeal to Bass Coast Shire councillors to leave the beaches unrestricted for horses. At a Community Connection Session on Wednesday, Coronet Bay resident and horse rider Katie McDowall spoke briefly

Bass Coast’s budget now even better

THE Bass Coast Shire Council will invest hundreds of thousands of dollars more into the region if councillors accept a raft of changes to the Draft Budget 2017-18. After months of community consultation, the council has unveiled a range of measures in an attempt