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Ross ‘100 percent’ for fifth election

Cr Collin Ross is ‘100 percent’ in for this year’s election saying he is as passionate as ever to make a run for his...

Celebrating AV’s Motorcycle Paramedics

Ambulance Victoria (AV) is showcasing its highly trained Motorcycle Unit in recognition of World Motorcycle Day on 21 June. Specialist Resources Manager Joshua Tait said...

$107.3 million budget for Baw Baw approved

A $3.62 million allocation towards the redevelopment of the Drouin Recreation Reserve was among commitments made in the Baw Baw Council's 2024/25 Annual Budget. Approved...

Pumped up for primary school football

AFL Victoria and School Sport Victoria (SSV) have partnered to launch an expanded nine-a-side Australian rules football competition for primary schools across the state....

Eastern Warriors break new ground

Saturday morning saw history made for the Eastern Warriors non-contact women’s team, in the form of a maiden competitive home match against Port Melbourne...

Kangaroos take on a new fight

Woody from Toy Story, Spiderman, Nick ‘Honey Badger’ Cummins and Sharon Strzelecki were among the famous faces taking a dip into the ice cold...

Winter weather holds off as Hanrahan salutes again at Lang Lang

Threatening skies couldn’t dampen the spirit of 31 members of the South West Gippsland Midweek Bowling Group from descending on Lang Lang last week....

Titans come from the clouds

UNDER 11 Berwick Springs has pulled off one of the great comeback wins of the SEJ Under-11 Blue season against Cranbourne on Sunday. With Brody Larner...

Storm sets sights on south-east

Melbourne Storm is targeting Melbourne’s south-east as it forms its inaugural Storm female development program. Following the success of the Female Footy Festival held at...

Creatures great and small

Horses and ponies, the great and small, were on show at the 21st annual Scottish Heritage Day at Dandenong Showgrounds on Sunday 26 May. Minnie,...

Changing the perception of insects through quilting

Menzies Creek crafter Bree Thomas has been an “artsy” person for as long as she can remember. Growing up she watched her mother knit, crochet...

Decades of work on display

The hills are full of artists and creative, but there is few living today with such a pedigree as Gembrook local John Krzywokulski. The...

Snapshots of an alien time

A Covid lockdown family project unlocked a poignant ‘Rocketgirl’ adventure for Andrew Rovenko and his 4-year-old daughter Mia. Craft was one of the family’s most...

Spotlight on shelter’s unpopular pack

A ‘pity party’ is being held for a Keysborough animal shelter’s senior residents who have been in long wait for a new home. Australian Animal...

Playing for laughs – and heckles

Tom Gleeson will be bringing his comedic talents to Narre Warren for a first-time performance at Bunjil Place on Thursday 7 December. His new...

St Paul’s students exemplify excellence in equestrian

The St Paul’s Anglican Grammar School Equestrian team has had a busy and successful year, finishing in 11th place out of 164 schools at...

Discover Your Dream: 60-Acre Hobby Farm Awaits

Situated just 15 minutes from Bairnsdale is 1735 Bengworden Road, Bengworden. This 60 acre hobby farm is extremely well set up to be self-sufficient...

Celebrating all things Holland

The upcoming Holland Festival, organised by the Rotary Club of Casey, will take place entirely indoors at Caribbean Gardens in Scoresby, spanning 7000sqm under...

Why attend a school open day?

March is often the month when many secondary schools roll out the welcome mat for prospective students and their parents. Open days are essentially...

Beacon of hope

In an era where mental health struggles and disabilities often go unnoticed, Seachange Care Support Services stands as a beacon of hope and assistance....

Empowering you for a brighter future

Empowering you for a brighter future. Youth Jobs Now offers pre-employment training and work experience through The Bridge Employment for people aged 16 to 24...

Double-murder deliberations set to enter second week

Twelve jurors tasked with deciding the fate of accused murderer Greg Lynn are yet to reach a verdict after five days of deliberations. The jury...

Did the AFL get the wrong Porter?

Questions have emerged about what made the AFL mistakenly pronounce former player Michael Porter dead, with some local suspicions that it might be a...

Cyber concerns still rife as Casey remains safe with recent data breach

Casey Council has been spared by the most recent data breaches experienced by after-hours service provider OracleCMS, following the tumultuous months of April and...

Reforming youth justice

Introduced into Parliament on Tuesday 18 June, the Youth Justice Bill 2024 would be Victoria’s first standalone Act for the state’s youth justice system,...

Crime up 13.3 per cent in Cardinia

Criminal offences jumped by 13.3 per cent in the year to March 2024 across Cardinia to 7641 offences, according to the latest figures from...

Students learn of care and country

Local students spent a day learning about nature and culture at the ‘Caring for Country’ student forum in Pakenham provided by Landcare and Bunurong...

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Pumped up for primary school football

AFL Victoria and School Sport Victoria (SSV) have partnered to launch an expanded nine-a-side Australian rules football competition for primary schools across the state....