Lifestyle Archive

Name our new whale mascots

AS THE weather starts to cool, it’s getting close to the most exciting time of the year – the whales are coming!

A dream come true…

AN OVERNIGHT sailing and Bobby Wilson and his wife, Julie will be fresh on dry land from Tasmania ready for Saturday’s Gippsland Country Music Festival.

Phillip Island set to host Surfing Teams Challenge

It’s back! The surf is set for Phillip Island National Surfing Reserve’s seventh annual Surfing Teams Challenge to be held at Cape Woolamai on Saturday 2 April.

Jeetho Hall: an historic wonder

The Jeetho Hall has a rich history as one of South Gippsland’s iconic buildings. It has had many lives and is currently enjoying a new resurgence, putting the small hamlet of Jeetho back on the map.

Top Icon: Loch Suspension Bridge

By Shelby Brooks ADDING a slight bounce to each step, the Loch Suspension Bridge can evoke memories of childhood. Suspended in the trees 12 metres above the beautiful Allsop Creek, the bridge has connected the township of Loch to the Memorial Reserve for 20

Hidden gem a shining South Gippsland icon

Wilsons Promontory Lighthouse named as a Top Icon in South Gippsland.

When the surf isn’t up, visit Eagles Nest

By Tom McNish EAGLES Nest is known by surfers as the last hope when no other breaks are working. For most land-lovers, it’s an iconic rock formation, but for anyone travelling the Bunurong Coastal Drive, it’s a jewel of the coast. Surfing the Nest

Parrots fan was an icon

By Tracey Matthies NEVILLE Matthies was an icon of South Gippsland simply for living a normal, fulfilling life – for being a bloke, a one-eyed Parrots footy fan, local sportsman, valued employee, community volunteer, brother, uncle and a mate. He was also born with