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Gippsland is one of the most productive and beautiful parcels of land on this earth. It is also one of the most under-appreciated, one of the few areas with strong, reliable rainfall on an otherwise drought prone continent. Beneath these green fields lies an

Tightlines – 2/12/2014

Finn has been out chasing snapper with the light tackle this time and having a lot of success. By King George AMANDA Kellar and partner Terry continue to have great results on the water where they have been targeting snapper and whiting. On their

Kitt’s fighting to the top

Former Phillip Island local Kitt Campbell is declared the winner of his bout with opponent Chris Birch at the Melbourne Pavilion last Saturday. Photo courtesy of Terry   KITT Campbell, formerly from Phillip Island, is fighting his way up the ranks of the

No limits for Ironman Phil

Wonthaggi’s Phil Hanley powers through a strong head wind during the 180 kilometre bike leg of the World Ironman Championship. WONTHAGGI’S Phil Hanley competed in his second World Ironman Championship in Hawaii recently. The Ironman event included a 3.8km swim in the bay of

LDCA honours Phillip Hughes

Cricketers from across the region, at junior, senior and representative matches, observed a minute’s silence and wore black armbands as a mark of respect and solidarity at the passing of Australian cricketer Phil Hughes during the week. Here the players from the Inverloch and

Everybody’s surfin’ now

Dan Wells helps Matilda Bird onto a wave at the Come and Try Surf Day at the Inverloch Surf Beach on Saturday. YOUNG people of all abilities and backgrounds were welcomed to a Come and Try Surf Day at the Inverloch Surf Beach on

BREAKING NEWS: Ryan steps down

Statement by the Leader of the Nationals and MP for Gippspand South Peter Ryan: I will not be seeking a further term as Leader of The Nationals when the Parliamentary Party convenes later this week for its first meeting following the election. It has been

Popular builders open their home

This brand new home will be open for inspection this Saturday. BOTANIC Homes have completed the landscaping and final polish to their brand new four bedroom home at 29 O’Brien Circuit in the College Estate, Wonthaggi. The home is open for inspection this Saturday

Beautiful, historical Edwardian house

This classic Korumburra home is open for inspection this Saturday. TRAMONTO is one of Korumburra’s most historic and beautiful houses. Coming up to its centenary, it was originally built in 1917 by Colonel H. R. Birch, the area’s first solicitor. Authentically Edwardian in period

Immaculate family home

Simply move in and enjoy this three bedroom family home in Dalyston. THIS lovely home is presented to impress. It has been meticulously cared for, and consists of three large bedrooms, two bathrooms, two spacious living zones, undercover car accommodation, single lock up garage

Kick start for new $400,000 skate park

Jumping in with joy: Skateboarders, mayor Jeanette Harding and Leongatha Recreation Reserve committee member Cr Jim Fawcett celebrate the announcement of $100,000 towards replacing the 30 year Leongatha bowl. The concept plans have the redevelopment valued at $420,000. It will include a deeper bowl,

Barking mad! – Council’s last minute changes spark fury

The official map detailing this summer’s restrictions. Dogs are only permitted in the green and pink areas, with the latter being an off-leash zone. By Gav Ross HERE we go again! Dog owners from Inverloch and surrounds claim they’ve been hoodwinked once again by

Our disgrace – Time to stand up against family violence

Special guest at the White Ribbon business lunch networking session at Leongatha on Tuesday Phil Cleary chats with Michelle Evans, Indigenous Family Violence Regional Coordinator with DHS. D014714. IN THIS year alone, Leongatha police have responded to 104 incidences of family violence – they