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News Archive

Stunning quilts on display

COLOUR and creativity will abound in picturesque surrounds, with visitors welcome to enjoy a quilt hanging and open garden at Patchwork Maze, Glen Alvie, on Saturday, November 27.

Restrictions to ease from tonight

PREMIER Daniel Andrews today announced an easing of restrictions as Victoria approaches its 90 per cent double-dosed target.

Aircraft fleet prepared for bushfire season

VICTORIA will have 50 aircraft strategically placed across the state over the summer season to assist fighting fires and help keep communities safe, the state government has announced.

Council a ‘united front’ says Cr Davies

SINCE the South Gippsland Shire Council election results were announced, all councillors have worked well together and showed a united front, according to newly elected Mayor, Cr Mohya Davies.

Melanoma surveillance trial launched

A NEW melanoma clinical trial involving Bass Coast residents aims to improve surveillance for people at high risk of melanoma.

Who has Australia’s best pie and sausage roll?

THE 32nd edition of The Great Aussie Pie & Sausage Roll Competition is here, with several local businesses competing for the esteemed awards.

Paddock to plate at Macca’s Farm

MACCA’S Farm in Glen Forbes is set for a big summer, with eased COVID restrictions ensuring there’ll be plenty of visitors savouring a paddock to plate experience.

How Korumburra’s ‘top’ building wouldn’t go quietly

THE 120-year-old Korumburra landmark, the ‘Top of the Town’ building wasn’t prepared to go quietly this week when demolition crews set to work on Tuesday, November 16.

United effort after horrific truck crash in Korumburra

THREE men suffered serious injuries which were fortunately not life-threatening, after their trucks crashed just outside Korumburra last week.

Gaye’s passion for community shines through award

INVERLOCH’S Gaye Hamilton was excitedly announced as the 2022 Victoria Senior Australian of the Year last week.

First steps for new council underway

The new councillors for South Gippsland Shire have just been officially sworn in at Leongatha Memorial Hall today (Tuesday). Council’s CEO Kerryn Ellis introduced each councillor as they took their oath at the hall.  Tomorrow (Wednesday, November 17) will see the election of the

Brett’s run raises $45,000 for life-saving devices

THIS year’s Mayor Charity Appeal, ‘Run Brett Run’, brought the community together on Saturday morning at Wonthaggi Plaza raising $45,000 for Ambulance Victoria.

Top of the town is coming down

  THE scaffolding has gone up and the historic ‘Top of the Town’ building in Korumburra is set to come down this week. The demolition of the prominent building, at 33 Bridge Street, is due to start on Tuesday this week (today) after being