Power secure second chance

“I thought he was the major player on the ground, and when we needed a strong influence over the contest, he provided that.” Riley Baldi did his draft hopes no harm on the weekend in a stirring performance for Gippsland Power that earned the praise of coach Rhett McLennan. In a monster triple header at […]

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Artist awareness for MS

Cara-Ann Simpson spent close to a year in hospital being unable to tolerate light or sound, she was completely bedridden but doctor’s had no leads as to what was wrong. After being unable to walk, sit up on her own or care for herself, Ms Simpson was finally diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Neurosarcoidosis […]

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Honeyeaters’ much-needed helping hand

As Victoria’s population continues to expand at a rapid rate, it might leave you wondering what happens to animals within the habitats we encroach. This becomes of particular interest across the eastern and south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne, where nature reserves and national parks are increasingly competing with the need to accommodate more people. According to […]

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Police investigate suspicious fire

Police and emergency services responded to reports of a fire in Pakenham on Friday.Investigators have been told the fire broke out in the shed of a property on Cameron Way about 1.15am. The fire was contained to an external garage however two residents from the neighbouring property were also evacuated without incident. The woman who […]

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Success no illusion

  It’s been over a decade since grand illusionist Cosentino toured regional Australia, and following the success of his metropolitan run, he’s designed a tour specifically for audiences living outside the big smoke. MITCHELL CLARKE spoke with him. Growing up in Melbourne’s south-eastern suburbs, Paul Cosentino is perhaps best known for his appearance on Australia’s […]

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Celebrating heroics of BlazeAid volunteers

More than 600 BlazeAid volunteers were recognised and thanked for their invaluable efforts in assisting bushfire victims in the road to recovery. BlazeAid is a volunteer-based organisation that works with families and individuals in the aftermath of natural disasters, like the Bunyip bushfires which ravaged properties in March this year. Volunteers cleared about 300 kilometres […]

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