Aunty Dyan Summers told the tragic story of Tunnerminnerwait and Maulboyheenner, the first people to be hanged in Victoria in 1842.
THE ANNUAL commemoration of the hanging of two Aboriginal freedom fighters in 1842, the first people to be hanged in Victoria, drew a sombre and reflective crowd to Wishart Reserve, Wonthaggi, a week before Australia Day.
Community members and cricket plays pitched in for the annual Poowong-Loch Cricket Club Sheep Shearing fundraiser.
CRICKET players became sheep farmers for a day for the annual Poowong-Loch Cricket Club Sheep Shearing fundraiser on Sunday, January 17.
Parish Priest Father Darren Howie and Bishop Gregory Bennet farewelled Sister Helen on Sunday.
THE last nun in residence at St Joseph’s Catholic Church in Wonthaggi after 108 years was farewelled in a special mass and art exhibition on Sunday, January 17.
Melbourne holidaymaker Audun Aas was thrilled to find his wedding ring on the Inverloch surf beach
with the help of Wonthaggi’s Michelle Lowe and her metal detector.
WITH a little bit of community spirt – and a metal detector – miracles can happen. Just ask Melbourne-based holidaymaker Audun Aas who lost his wedding ring on Inverloch’s surf beach recently.
The 2021 Bass Coast Citizen of the Year Mat Bowtell with Bass Coast Young Citizen of the Year Margaret Sand. They were presented with paintings by local artist Katherine Muir.
COWES’ Mat Bowtell and Wonthaggi’s Margaret Sand are this year’s local Bass Coast heroes. They were named Bass Coast’s Citizen of the Year and Young Citizen of the Year respectively last Wednesday, January 13. Nominated by Neville Goodwin, Mr Bowtell, founder of Free 3D
Courtney Meakins scored her first adult feature win when she won the Ladies Standard Saloons at Nyora.
NYORA Raceway, South Gippsland’s home of Motorsport defied the elements on Saturday night when they worked through terribly cold wind and the fleeting rain to complete a complete race meeting for its motorsport hungry fans.
In A1, bowler Andrew Donohue bowls well to batsman David Baldi at Inverloch on Saturday. sb080321
OUTTRIM Moyarra Kongwak batted its way to 2/138, for a comfortable victory over the Leongatha Imperials.
Liam with a quality gummy.
With Jim’s Bait & Tackle The second week in January, the week where winter made a return to Westernport Bay, rain, cold and let’s not forget the wind! As bad as the weather has been this week, it is nothing like we had last
Situated in the renowned farming district of Mardan is this superb 130-hectare (320-acre) dairy farm.
SENTINEL-TIMES COMMENT AUSTRALIA Day, on the 26th of January, has already been tarnished by the debate about whether it’s the most appropriate date or not. So, that’s a problem. Of course, we celebrate ‘Australia Day’ on that day because it’s the anniversary of the
They came aboard “The Dragon” in 1826, Escorted by a naval ship “The Fly”. Soldiers, convicts, settlers, sheep, pigs and supplies, Sailed out of Sydney Harbour and into stormy skies. Their goal was two-fold: stop the French, Then settle Hovells land. But disappointment faced