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On CSG: ‘We’re open for business’

Kongwak farmers turned CSG activists, Margaret Williamson and Burt Blackburn, are concerned about the latest government moves to clear the way to coal seam gas exploration in this area. They’ve invited everyone along to the Kongwak Hall on Sunday, June 23 to see a

Leongatha Recap Episode 4: ‘The Wombat’

By Gav Ross AS IF ploughing the minibus into a stray Bass Coast Shire Council candidate wasn’t bad enough, driver-of-the-year/anxious groom Darryl (Bryce Hardy) manages to accidentally back over the near-lifeless body as he and the rest of the wedding-bound party attempt to flee

Keep September 25 & 26 free for the South Gippsland Dairy Expo

IT’S on again! The South Gippsland Dairy Expo, on Wednesday and Thursday, September 25 and 26 at Korumburra. And with the news this week that the opening price for milk will be 25% better than last year’s opening price, the prospects are that it

Farmers call on shire to reject rural strategy

The hands go up in unanimous opposition to the Bass Coast Shire’s draft Rural Land Use Strategy. THERE was furious agreement at a packed public meeting in Kilcunda last Thursday night that the Bass Coast Shire Council should scrap its draft Rural Land Use

’13’ the musical a youthful celebration

The young cast of ’13’ really rocked on opening night, receiving a huge ovation from an enthusiastic audience. THE award-winning Wonthaggi Theatrical Group has another hit musical on its hands. After producing the state’s best musical in 2011, Cabaret, and Gippsland’s best production in