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New jetty for McLoughlins Beach

THE McLoughlins Beach jetty, near Yarram, will be rebuilt, as part of an $18 million package for piers and jetties across Victoria announced by the State Government.

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Do I still need a face mask?

YOU are no longer required to wear a face mask in most indoor settings, but wearing a mask remains recommended, according to the state government’s ‘Coronavirus’ website.

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Cowes votes: Big numbers turn out early

THERE’S been a hive of activity at the Early Voting Centre in Cowes since it opened on Monday this week. The residents’ bus from Banfields Aged Care pulled in, Coles supermarket shoppers crossed the street out of convenience and others, coming into Cowes on purpose.

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Why Council will be honouring its volunteers

FROM helping out with visitor information at the visitors’ centre in Foster, to the shire’s learner driver L2P program and even one-off Pop-Up Volunteering projects; the South Gippsland Shire Council highly values its volunteer ‘workforce’.

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Murals adorn Carinya Lodge

AGED care residents at Korumburra’s Carinya Lodge have spectacular new vistas to gaze at, with a previously drab retaining wall in the memory support garden, known as Amaroo, now bursting with images of colourful local plants and birds.

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Sport

Debutants dominate

INVERLOCH KONGWAK blooded under 18s duo Will Turner and Hayden Lindsay and looked to get back on the winner’s list against the travelling Bunyip.

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Westy plays game 200

SEAN Westaway was the centre of attention in his 200th game, with Leongatha teammates going all out to help the usual backman boot a final quarter goal in the Parrots’ comfortable win over Warragul.

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Debutants dominate

INVERLOCH KONGWAK blooded under 18s duo Will Turner and Hayden Lindsay and looked to get back on the winner’s list against the travelling Bunyip.

Read More »

Westy plays game 200

SEAN Westaway was the centre of attention in his 200th game, with Leongatha teammates going all out to help the usual backman boot a final quarter goal in the Parrots’ comfortable win over Warragul.

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Bulldogs roar home

INVERLOCH-KONGWAK looked to defend top spot on the West Gippsland League ladder when they travelled across the bridge to face familiar foe Phillip Island.

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Hill End made to work for victory

WHILE Hill End entered its contest with Toora as an unbackable favourite, with the unbeaten Rovers taking on a winless opponent, Toora made the fancied side work for its five-goal victory.

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Real Estate

Farmlet minutes from town

IF YOU’RE looking for a genuine farmlet with enough space for cows, horses, chooks, and dogs with plenty of room to create, grow and garden, then come take a look at this special five-acre (approx) property.

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Farmlet minutes from town

IF YOU’RE looking for a genuine farmlet with enough space for cows, horses, chooks, and dogs with plenty of room to create, grow and garden, then come take a look at this special five-acre (approx) property.

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Stunning home and views

WILD Cherry Retreat is an enviable country retreat that will excite and inspire from the stunning views to the architect designed residence, allowing an abundance of natural light and a feeling of spaciousness from every room.

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Top price paid for Cowes townhouse

THERE’S been lots of talk about the property bubble bursting and the impact of higher interest rates but those factors were not evident at the auction of a three bedroom townhouse in Cowes last Saturday, April 23.

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On The Land

Fonterra announces step-up

  FONTERRA Australia has announced a step-up of 10 cents per kgMS, taking its 2021/22 average price to $7.40/kgMS, and an opening weighted average farmgate milk price of $8.25/kgMS for the 2022/23 season. Fonterra Australia

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Fonterra announces step-up

  FONTERRA Australia has announced a step-up of 10 cents per kgMS, taking its 2021/22 average price to $7.40/kgMS, and an opening weighted average farmgate milk price of $8.25/kgMS for the 2022/23 season. Fonterra Australia

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