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OAM for Outtrim stalwart

THERE would not be a person in the Outtrim and Korumburra communities today who would not be nodding their heads in approval and saying “thoroughly deserved” at the news that one of their own, Doug Close, has been awarded an Order of Australia (OAM)

Brown now an AM

FORMER Liberal Party leader and local mayor Alan Brown has been in public life since the age of 18. And when he got the call to say he would be awarded a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) with the Queen’s Birthday Honours

Splash for cash

Wonthaggi Primary campaigns for pool repairs THE Wonthaggi Primary School is aiming to fundraise tens of thousands of dollars to help repair its pool, which is almost a century old. The pool has been out of action after recent vandalism and damage to the

Making a difference with the humble hoodie

TWO locals are calling on the community to help keep the homeless warm this winter. Troy Bryan of Korumburra and Kylie Vines of Phillip Island are the brother-sister team behind the Facebook drive ‘Hoodies for the Homeless’ which, as its name suggests, invites the

Estate sold in three hours

BLOCK sales in a Dalyston estate have exceeded expectations, with Stage 4 of the Cloverdale Park Estate selling out within three hours. The real estate boom, which has spread from Wonthaggi into the rural town of Dalyston, saw the PBE Wonthaggi offices last week