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Tigers shock Phillip Island

Phillip Island’s Al Behre kicks forward in his first senior game for the club. FOSTER has pulled off the upset of the season, defeating Phillip Island by 14 points to record their first win of 2014. From the beginning of the match the Tigers

Beau lands role with the AFL

Phillip Island’s Beau Vernon is enjoying the sport of wheelchair rugby. He is pictured with good friend Mark Coghlan, of Leongatha. NEARLY two years on from the football accident that left him a quadriplegic, Phillip Island’s Beau Vernon has started a part-time role with

Outtrim upgrades a hit with young riders

Riders in the 250cc C Class take off from the start line at Outtrim during round three of the Victorian Junior Motocross Championships. C102414. THE Korumburra Motorcycle Club held another successful round of the Victorian Junior Motocross Championships at the Outtrim track across the

Kaila’s building up for Glasgow

9Kaila Hutchinson put her injury-marred 2013 behind her with a 4:09.87 in the 1500m at the Hunter Classic, scoring another Commonwealth Games B Qualifier. By Danika Dent TWO South Gippsland athletes will represent Australia at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland in 36 days.

Period home, four acres, huge shed on edge of town

This four-bedroom home is just a 20-minute walk from Korumburra’s shops and schools. THE home at 145 Shellcotts Road, Korumburra presents a rare opportunity to mix lifestyle and business in a great location, 20 minutes’ walk to shops and schools. This excellent period style

Your personal Island resort on the water

This magnificent resort-style home in Cowes is set for auction on Saturday, July 5. ANDY Chappell from 1st Choice Estate Agency describes this Cowes property as “a fabulous waterfront opportunity with the works!” The auction is scheduled for Saturday, July 5 at 1pm but

Terrific investment return

This South Dudley home with a great tenant is selling for $159,000. LOCATED at 4 Milner Street, South Dudley is arguably the most healthy investment property available to purchase in Wonthaggi. The home is structurally very sound and features a front sunroom, two bedrooms

Family home in a quiet court

This four-bedroom home is in a quiet court in Leongatha. LOCATED in a quiet court in Leongatha with northerly aspects, this well presented brick veneer family home is worth considering. It features four bedrooms, the master with walk-in robe and en-suite, while the three

Port will ‘torpedo’ fishing and boating

A number of community members with an interest in Western Port recently did a tour of the areas to be effected by dredging. They give the Napthine Government’s proposed Port of Hastings container expansion a big thumbs down.  THE proposed expansion of the Port

Culture in the garden

Caroline Hamilton, Sonia Weston and Felicia Di Stefano caught up at Wonthaggi’s biggest Reconciliation Week event. AROUND 100 locals of all ages gathered to celebrate Reconciliation Week with an informal gathering at Wonthaggi Community Garden in White Road. Business manager of South Gippsland Aboriginal

Landcare funds go to ‘jobs experiment’

Diane and Ross Garner, members of the Arawata Landcare group, said cutting Landcare funding and redirecting it to a Green Army program was “a disaster” for local groups. “It’s setting up Landcare to fail,” Diane said. “We’re fortunate that the issue of funding assistance offered through

Islanders declare ‘Independence day’ – But it’s a firm ‘no’ from council, minister

Not shirking the issue at the Standalone Rally in Cowes last Sunday, by sitting at the front of the packed Phillip Island Leisure Centre were four of the seven shire councillors, including from right, Cr Andrew Phillips, Cr Clare Le Serve, the Mayor Cr

Stand Alone has already delivered

There is a saying that summarises the frustrations of being a councillor: Apathy is the enemy of Democracy. In most situations the community is silent. The Stand Alone movement has certainly rattled that cage and inspired all islanders to discuss the future of local