I am extremely disappointed with the shire’s decision to walk away from the Stony Creek Exhibition and Equestrian Centre. It shows a huge lack in understanding of the communities’ need for such a facility in our rainy shire. You only need to see how
Authorities warn people to stay informed and not to enter the water at closed beaches.
A SHARK warning remains in place at Kilcunda after a whale carcass was spotted roughly 200m offshore last night (Monday, October 14). There were reports of an increase in shark activity last night near the Kilcunda Oceanview Holiday Retreat, according to authorities. “While it
Lawrence ‘Moonman’ Mooney met with Mayor Cr Brett Tessari recently to plan the ‘YES to Youth!’ fundraiser at the Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre this Saturday, October 12.
ONE of Australia’s favourite comedians, Lawrence Mooney, will be coming to Wonthaggi this weekend to host the ‘YES to Youth!’ Mayoral Benefit concert. And it will be the show of the year, according to Bass Coast Shire Mayor Cr Brett Tessari. “The line-up includes
Inverloch’s Zack Scholz made 14 runs not out and took one wicket in the C1 side’s match against Korumburra on Saturday. kg194119
• C Grade, Division 1 WINNING the toss and electing to bat, luck was on Nerrena’s side, who went on to set the considerable total of 158 for Koonwarra L/RSL to chase down. Gavin Giliam top-scored, with an unbeaten 81, his score included nine
West Gippsland Libraries CEO Leanne Williams at one of the three Waterline library community consultation sessions at the Grantville Transaction Centre, where the new library will be. Op034119
FOLLOWING three community consultation sessions on the plans for the Waterline library in Grantville, West Gippsland Libraries (WGL) CEO Leanne Williams says that the replacement for the mobile library is a starting point for the community to get the bigger library service that some
Leon Burgher may live off the grid, but he plays a key role in advising South Gippslanders how to save on their energy costs. gm014019
FOR a man who lives off the grid, Leon Burgher spends a lot of time focused on the cost of energy. As a trained energy mentor, Mr Burgher volunteers at the South Gippsland Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) in Leongatha helping people to save on
Bayside United players Rani Sunderland and Annie Dempsey celebrated their premiership win over South Melbourne recently.
RANI Sunderland and Annie Dempsey played in the winning U14s soccer team in the Women’s National Premier League in Melbourne. Rani and Annie both started playing soccer at an early age with the Phillip Island Breakers. For the last two years they have played
The ‘Waihola’ country homestead features four spacious bedrooms, an office, two bathrooms, open plan kitchen/dining/family area, separate lounge and modern kitchen.
‘WAIHOLA’ has been in the same family ownership since 1887 and boasts stunning views from the 100-year-old-plus renovated homestead and other parts of the property. An excellent balance of gently undulating rolling and hill country, the property is currently being run as a dairy
Victorian Agriculture Minister Jaclyn Symes (middle) has changed her tune on rates relief for farmers in the months since her June visit to South Gippsland to meet Loch dairy farmers Jason and Kate Kirk. Photo: Agriculture Victoria.
VICTORIA’S Agriculture Minister has, for the first time, definitively ruled out state government intervention to relieve the rate burden on the state’s farmers. On ABC Gippsland radio last Wednesday morning – ahead of the official announcement of a $31 million drought assistance package for
EPA Senior Engagement Advisor Stacey Clark was on hand to meet with farmers and small business operators in Leongatha last week. gm184119
LEONGATHA’S farming community is preparing for the roll out of new environment laws. The Environment Protection Authority said the attendance of farmers and small business operators at an information session in Leongatha last week was encouraging. EPA Gippsland Regional Manager Jessica Bandiera said the
A small group of shire officers, local marketing and sales workers, and others from the local tourism industry, each received their ambassador pin last week after successfully completing the ‘My Phillip Island Tourism Ambassador Program’. Mm134119
A NEW tourism ambassador program will teach Phillip Island workers and residents about the history and varying attractions of the local area in the hopes of providing a better experience for visitors. It’s important, according to tourism experts, because 91 per cent of customers
Leongatha Town opening bowler Jack Hume took four wickets in Saturday’s A1 clash with Korumburra at the Korumburra Recreation Reserve. kg254119
• A Grade, Division 1 WINNING the toss and electing to bat, Inverloch started well but with runs hard to come by and an efficient Nerrena side, the visitors were eventually outdone. It was slow and steady for Brett Debono and Yasir Jan, who