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Oscar Saves Mum With Phone Call

AN INVERLOCH pre-schooler has highlighted the importance of teaching children what to do in an emergency situation after he called 000 after witnessing his mother collapse. Oscar Slabik, aged five, was just three when he was taught by his parents, Ash and Linda, to

Heartstrings for your next big event

COVERING a wide range of genres and armed with an impressive collection of original tunes, Foster-based duo Heartstrings are the perfect musical choice for your special occasion. Vocalist Natalie Burrow and guitarist John Laurie made each other’s acquaintance when performing together as part of

New Station Complete

THE new Poowong CFA station will be officially opened next month according to Captain Malcolm Blight. Despite being operational for several months now, the $400,000 complex has not been officially launched. The Brisbane Street facility is a major upgrade from the brigade’s former shed

Wide open in Bass Coast

EIGHTEEN candidates have nominated for the Bass Coast Shire election, with several more expected to be confirmed before today’s midday closing time. As of yesterday (Monday), one ward remained uncontested: Peter Foden was the only name on the list for McHaffie Ward. But it

The place to be in September

One day in September. Acting Premier Peter Ryan and his wife Trish were out on the centre of the MCG last Saturday after hosting a reception for members of the Australian Paralympics Team. GIPPSLAND South MP Peter Ryan had his own moment on the