News Archive

Phillip island fox still on the run

  PHILLIP Island is in uproar, from a native animal management point of view, after a fox crossed over from the mainland and killed 30 chickens at Phillip Island Free Range Eggs overnight on May 8 and 9. Since then, Phillip Island Nature Parks

Familiar and fresh

  WONTHAGGI Theatrical Group (WTG) is proud of the entertainment it brings to the community and beyond through harnessing the support of hundreds of volunteers, creatives and businesses. Director Kerryn Lockhart is new in this role at WTG, however, many audiences have been wowed

Philippe reflects on incredible career at South Gippsland Water

AFTER more than a decade as managing director at South Gippsland Water, Philippe du Plessis is stepping down from his role as he looks to new beginnings.

Tea for a cause

WHILE enjoying a delicious morning tea and the opportunity to socialise was reason enough to head to the Fish Creek Hotel on Thursday for the Biggest Morning Tea, it was a gathering with a cause.

Have your say on marketing the Great Southern Rail Trail

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council is keen to hear your feedback on the draft Great Southern Rail Trail (GSRT) Visitation and Marketing Plan.

Long-awaited skate park welcomed

Bass Coast Shire was pleased to welcome a $250,000 grant from the state government towards Kilcunda’s skate park and playspace project.

Mobile help for Centrelink, Medicare and Veterans Affairs

SERVICES Australia’s Mobile Service Centre Golden Wattle is travelling through south-east Victoria next week to offer locals easy access to Centrelink, Medicare and Department of Veterans Affairs services.

Fatal crash in Walkerville

  POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal crash which occurred in Walkerville on Sunday, May 22. Emergency services were called to Fish Creek-Walkerville Road about 4.55pm after reports a car had left the road and crashed into a tree. The driver and

COVID-19 winter booster access expanded

MORE people are now eligible for a fourth COVID-19 vaccine.

Supporting women in leadership, protecting the environment

FISH Creek environmental champion and sustainable beef farmer Joan Liley first found her “soft-spoken” leadership style at the front of the classroom at South Gippsland Secondary College.

Last chance to say why it’s tough in business

WHAT should the Bass Coast Shire Council do to support, facilitate, and advocate for economic growth? You can help them by filling out the survey.

PICAL still in a pickle

MANY questions remain for Phillip Island Community and Learning Centre’s (PICAL) relocation following a council decision to incorporate its community garden at Blue Gum Reserve.

Nature Parks honoured for 20 years eco-certified

PHILLIP Island Nature Parks has been honoured with entry into the Ecotourism Australia Hall of Fame.