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Drivers hit with $37.3b road bill

THE Nationals Member for Gippsland South, Danny O’Brien, says it’s a slap in the face that Gippslanders are stuck with poor roads such as the South Gippsland, Strzelecki and Hyland Highways while Daniel Andrews forces them to pay for his West Gate Tunnel deal.

Huge stockfeed truck comes to grief

A FULLY-laden, B Double grain truck, delivering for a Leongatha stockfeed firm, tipped over on Bena-Kongwak Road on Monday this week, at approximately 11.30am. The incident happened 200 metres south of the Fitzgeralds Road intersection, on the crest of hill outside Haw’s front gate.

All vehicles great and small at Show ‘n’ Shine

THE Leongatha Show ‘n’ Shine on Sunday, March 3 will show you something you’ve never seen before – it always does. Who could forget the supercharged beer keg pulling donuts around the velodrome! This year will throw up more surprises. Ray Pearson’s Harley Davidson

King of Phillip Island

• I love my car IT’S fairly original. And by ‘fairly’, Zac Lewis means his 1970 Holden HT Kingswood has the original paint job. “There’s a bit near the door that’s been fixed up, but other than that, it’s all original,” the Phillip Islander

Gear Head Sunday returns to Toora

GEAR heads get ready as the South Coast Show and Shine returns to rev up the Toora Recreation Reserve this Sunday, February 24. Now in its fourth year, the popular event features a huge array of cars, trucks, bikes and farm machinery on display,