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Secure at last – South Gippsland towns to be connected to Melbourne’s water

SOUTH Gippsland is one of the wettest non-tropical regions on Australia’s mainland, but it will rely on Melbourne’s Water in the future after the State Government announced it would pay $30 million of a $43 million project to connect towns to the city grid.

$50m Peng-win – Big cash commitment to our furry little friends

By Mitch Guy THE Phillip Island Penguin Parade will receive a much-needed $58.2 million upgrade after Premier Daniel Andrews announced the State Government will provide $48.2 million in the upcoming 2016/17 Victorian budget. The funds, combined with an additional $10 million from the Phillip

Cash crops

POLICE have discovered a fourth and fifth commercial cannabis growing operation in the local area after executing drugs search warrants in Mine Road, Korumburra in the early hours of yesterday morning. However while they believe the two Mine Road crops are linked, they are

Stuart saves the day

By Mitch Guy WONTHAGGI’S Stuart Zaffarese has been hailed a hero after performing CPR on a woman involved in a single-car accident recently, possibly saving her life. In doing so, he proved again that his disability is no barrier. Sunset Strip mother of one,

$75m waste vote

THE Bass Coast Shire Council will wait until its last meeting, before going into caretaker mode ahead of the October 22 shire elections, to make the biggest decision in the history of the council. And it has taken the unusual step of appointing an