News Archive

Youth hub on the horizon

By Matt Male A HUB dedicated to helping young people will soon open its doors in Wonthaggi. YES Youth Hub coordinator Michael Feehan is pushing to have the Watt Street building up and running by the end of the year. It’ll give young people

Nyora grapples with crime

THE COMMUNITY of Nyora has been hit by a spate of vandalism incidents. Concern among residents has been growing over recent weeks, as vandals have targeted various locations in and around the town centre, including the op shop – which was broken into and

Local tradies set for Wonthaggi hospital job

THE bulk of the work on the $115 million Wonthaggi Hospital expansion will be done by local tradies using locally sourced materials. The Labor Government highlighted the expansion as the 100th in a multi-billion-dollar program of major infrastructure projects. The expansion will increase the

Liberals battle Cowes erosion

By Matt Male THREE million dollars will be injected into a Cowes foreshore to construct a rock wall, replace groynes and construct a footpath – if the Liberal-Nationals are elected this November. It includes a footpath along the beach, from Rose Avenue to Coghlan

Vic Emergency issues smoke alert for Wonthaggi

VIC Emergency has issued a Community Information Air Quality Alert for areas around the Wonthaggi Golf Club where some fires were allegedly lit last night in several piles of timber. The alert is for the following areas: Dudley, Hicksborough, North Wonthaggi, South Dudley, Wonthaggi