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Total of 9 COVID cases in Gippsland

  GIPPSLAND now has a total of 9 cases of COVID-19 as reported by the Gippsland Region Public Health Unit at 6pm today, Saturday, September 25. They are Bass Coast 4, Latrobe City 3, Baw Baw 1 and South Gippsland 1. But GRPHU unit

New COVID-19 cases in South Gippsland, Latrobe City, Baw Baw

THREE positive COVID-19 cases have been identified - one in South Gippsland, one in Baw Baw and one in Latrobe City.

Investigation continues after tragic Devon Meadows crash

DETECTIVES from the Major Collision Investigation Unit are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding a fatal collision at Devon Meadows that sadly claimed the lives of a Cowes couple. Investigators believe up to two other vehicles were travelling south on the South Gippsland Highway

COVID-19 viral fragments in Island wastewater

POSITIVE COVID-19 viral fragments have been detected in wastewater in areas around Moe, Traralgon and Phillip Island.

Healthcare leader comes with international pandemic experience

BASS Coast Health (BCH) was thrilled to welcome a senior nursing leader to the role of operations director for Emergency, short stay unit, perioperative services and maternity services.

$80m for social, affordable housing in regional areas

MORE social and affordable housing is on the way for Bass Coast and South Gippsland, with the state government targeting the two shires as part of an $80m development blitz.

Huge tree takes out power, water supply after crash

A MONSTER tree came crashing down yesterday at a holiday home in Silverleaves on Phillip Island, bursting water mains and pulling down powerlines. Three VICSES volunteers from the Phillip Island unit attended in a general rescue vehicle, arriving at the property shortly after 9am,

Another orthopaedic surgeon to support Bass Coast Health

AN ORTHOPAEDIC surgeon with international experience has joined Bass Coast and will be performing joint replacement surgery at Wonthaggi Hospital.

Master Builders take shot at timber shortages

  MASTER Builders Victoria (MBV) will be hosting the Treasurer of Victoria, Tim Pallas, in a forum on Tuesday, September 28 to update the industry on the current situation with key supply shortages impacting the building and construction sector. The Treasurer will be joined

Join the SBWN team and make a difference

HAVE you ever considered joining the team which makes the Southern Business Women’s Network events happen?

Archibald Prize display to open next month

  THE Gippsland Art Gallery is eagerly anticipating the opening of the Archibald Prize 2021, which will be on display from Friday, October 8, to Sunday, November 21. The exhibition will feature a stunning collection of activities, tours and talks for all ages. Located

Anthony’s heart beats true for new-look Bair Street

  THERE’S only one thing that could improve the look of Leongatha’s Bair Street at the moment, according to Leongatha Business Association President Anthony Walls, and that’s if it was draped with a Melbourne premiership flag after Saturday’s grand final. But he lifelong Demons

Leongatha babies could help solve asthma, food allergies

MCRI’s innovative GenV research project commenced at Gippsland Southern Health Service’s Leongatha Hospital this month.