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Cape Paterson doctor inspiring Wonthaggi

THERE is something about the “vibe” at the Wonthaggi Hospital which just makes it work. CEO Jan Child reflected on it at Bass Coast Health’s recent AGM and Board Chair Don Paproth also mentioned it when talking about the time he lost his wallet.

Councillors join chorus for theatre upgrade

IT’S the performing arts centre you have when you haven’t got a performing arts centre. That’s Mesley Hall, but even Leongatha Lyric Theatre seems resigned now to the idea that the former school hall, a properly redeveloped school hall mind you, is the closest

Lyla the dux of the region

IN A near perfect finish to her final year of high school, Wonthaggi Secondary College student Lyla Wilson has claimed the Dux award for receiving the highest ATAR score for the school with an amazing score of 99.40. Lyla received two perfect scores of

Craig walks home from Queensland

CRAIG Tanner has done pretty well for someone who just a few months ago “couldn’t stand” walking and wasn’t very fit. On Saturday, Craig finished his trek from Tugun in Queensland to his home town of Toora, having walked 1500km in around 35 days.

Hope for Gippsland

A VISION to help those affected by substance use in Gippsland is now closer to becoming a reality. Peter Down is the chair of the Hope Restart Centre to be built near Bairnsdale. He was involved in the formation of a committee that has