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‘No deals’ done to get Cr Hill into mayor’s chair

CR DON Hill has emerged victorious after a three-way contest for the role of mayor at the South Gippsland Shire Council, defeating two other candidates for the top job; Cr Aaron Brown and Cr Ray Argento, in a vote earlier today, Wednesday, November 21.

Historic boost for Bass Coast camping

A RE-ELECTED Andrews Labor Government will establish the Bunurong Coastal Park – connecting the existing Bunurong Marine Park and Bunurong Coastal Reserve, Punchbowl Reserve and the Kilcunda-Harmers Haven Coastal Reserve – dotted along 40km of coastline between San Remo and Inverloch. Minister for Regional

Korumburra celebrates

KORUMBURRA is really on the move, a fact that was toasted and tasted in style last Wednesday night, November 14, with local produce at a ‘Celebrate Korumburra’ event at The Borough Department Store, one of several new businesses established in the town in recent

Men’s Sheds ‘save lives’

ONE of the biggest benefits of Men’s Sheds is that they save lives, according to David Mudge, the Men’s Shed West Gippsland Facilitator. “We’ve even pulled people out of depression just by giving them a voice and listening.” He spoke about the importance of

Seasonal worker changes still don’t go far enough

DEPUTY Leader of the Nationals, Senator Bridget McKenzie, herself a former South Gippslander, has welcomed the changes to the Seasonal Worker Program, announced by Nationals leader Michael McCormack and Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Ms McKenzie, the Minister for Regional Services and Decentralisation, said last