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Wonthaggi’s key role in growth plan

The plan for future growth in Wonthaggi recommends investigating the need for a by-pass, to the north and east of the town. WONTHAGGI and Bass Coast will have a leading role to play in the region’s future growth and development according to the draft

Fire inquiry falls short of Hallston demands

SOME victims of the runaway ‘planned burn’ at Hallston, prior to Easter this year, have criticised the Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI) for carrying out its own investigation into the blaze. They had previously insisted, at heated public meetings in the area

Tide was high but no damage done

The Inverloch Jetty was covered by the high waters but calm conditions meant there was no real damage done. CALM conditions prevented what could have been quite a spectacle when king tides hit Western Port and Bass Coast shores during two days last week.

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