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Squeaky Beach named best beach in Australia

Stefan Bradley IT’S the squeaks, the surf and the sea. Wellington beach lovers only have to drive a couple of hours to reach the best beach...

First Wellington Shire Council ordinary meeting of 2024

TUESDAY February 6 marked the first ordinary council meeting for Wellington Shire in 2024. No apologies were needed and the main proceedings were completed in...

Faster ambulance response times in Gippsland

AMBULANCE Victoria (AV) says their paramedics are reaching patients in the Gippsland region faster than a year ago, despite another record-breaking quarter for emergency...

Growing education in Agriculture

AGRICULTURE Victoria is offering farmers an opportunity to participate in a free online business program designed to help farm businesses better manage risk in...

Helping businesses better understand the risk of bushfires

VICTORIAN tourism business owners can now better prepare themselves ahead of fire seasons, thanks to CFA's new Bushfire Planning for Tourism Businesses free online...

Free expo at Nakunbalook helps reduce bills

THE 'Making the Switch' expo will be held in Sale later this month, to share how transitioning from gas to electricity can benefit your...

Hazelwood Mine Fire, 10 years on

TODAY marks the 10th anniversary of the Hazelwood Mine Fire, a disaster the region will never forget. This almighty inferno burned for 45 days, suffocating...

Darren Chester’s statement on Black Saturday

February 7 marks 15 years since Gippslanders, and our friends across Victoria, endured the horrific loss of life and property in the Black Saturday...

Council to install intersection improvements in Sale

CONSTRUCTION of a new roundabout aims to reduce incidents and delays at one of Sale’s most used intersections and create more carparking in the...

Tambo’s a top performer

RECENT figures released by the state government show that Sale's Tambo Recycling Centre depot is among the state's top performing collection points for the...

Force of Nature: The Dry 2 a flawed but thrilling Aussie mystery

ERIC Bana returns as detective Aaron Falk in Force of Nature: The Dry 2, in which five women participate in a hiking retreat but...

Brigades urged to Compete

CFA is encouraging brigades across the state to compete in this year's CFA/VFBV State Firefighter Championships in Mooroopna in March. Mooroopna Recreation Reserve will again...

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Supporting children with epilepsy in Gippsland

EPILEPSY Action Australia has launched a new program in the Gippsland area. Ted-E-Bear Connection is providing vital social and emotional support – free-of-charge to children...