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Is Don is not good, says Cr Brunt

THE fourth councillor to resign from the South Gippsland Shire Council, Lorraine Brunt, will be on her way out on April 1 and, after comments made about her announcement last Thursday by the Mayor Cr Don Hill, her exit can’t come soon enough. Cr

Crugnale to chair hospital committee

A NEW community hospital for Phillip Island is a step closer, with local families being given the opportunity to contribute to the services it will provide. Health minister Jenny Mikakos yesterday (Monday, March 4) announced that Bass MP Jordan Crugnale will chair the Phillip

Cloud hangs over key funding source

GIPPSLAND South MP Danny O’Brien fears the State Government will axe the Regional Development Fund, a source of potential government support for important local projects. Established by The Nationals in government, the successful fund has invested $1 billion over eight years into regional Victorian

Cr Brunt fourth South Gippy councillor to resign

ONE of the most tumultuous days in the South Gippsland Shire Council’s 35 year history is over with the tally of resigned councillors reaching four in the past six months – two today. Cr Jim Fawcett, who filled a vacancy on the council three

Minister seeks “urgent advice” after fourth resignation

The Minister for Local Government Adem Somyurek has responded to the latest bombshells to hit the South Gippsland Shire Council, the resignation of Cr James Fawcett and the impending resignation of another councillor. An official announcement about a fourth resignation is expected later this