Gumbuya gets groovy

Over 3000 people from across Victoria pulled out the picnic blankets and put on their dancing shoes as they took to Gumbuya World for the park’s first ever live music event on Saturday 30 November. The Sounds of Nature spectacular featured an array of Australian music, with Phil Ceberano opening proceedings before the likes of […]

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90 years of scouting

Kooweerup Scout Group celebrated its 90th anniversary with a huge gathering on Saturday 30 November. Over the past 90 years the group has been a mainstay of the Kooweerup community. More than 100 people attended to reminisce through old photos and records that were on display. Outside were activities for youth members of the group […]

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Cardinia’s volunteer groups recognised

BlazeAid Bunyip and the Officer Sikh Gurudwara have both been recognised for their teamwork by the State Government as part of the Premier’s Volunteer Champions Awards. In its seventh year, the awards, which were created to recognise the impact volunteers had across Victoria in building communities, services and connections, were awarded to 57 volunteers on […]

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Finally on his feet

Lying in his St John of God Hospital bed looking out across the bustling Berwick, seven-year-old Chien is living in a world further from anything he’s ever known. Growing up neglected by his parents in a remote Vietnamese village, eight hours away from the nearest city, Chien was born with a condition known as club […]

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Crash chaos

A four vehicle collision left one person “heavily” trapped for more than an hour in Pakenham Upper on Monday. Emergency services were called to a collision on Pakenham Road at the Army Road intersection about 6.25am. Two cars crashed into a ute, after the ute collided with a truck. The driver of the Ute, a […]

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Jobs for all abilities

Four jobseekers were recruited for a shift at Club Officer as part of AccessAbility Day where they were able to complete work experience alongside experienced staff, but they left such an impression, two of them are set to walk away with a job. The initiative allows employers to connect with jobseekers who have disabilities in […]

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