Kaufland’s Pakenham proposal

German hypermarket chain Kaufland is proposing to bring their empire to Pakenham and it’s now up to the Minister for Planning to change the Cardinia Planning Scheme provisions to allow development at 795 Princes Highway. Minister Richard Wynne referred the proposal to an advisory committee, set up in July last year to overlook and consider […]

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Fired up, forgotten

As Governor General David Hurley toured a house destroyed by fire near Noosa last week, victims of the Bunyip bushfires were left asking when they’ll be visited by a dignitary. Over seven months after fires tore through the township of Tonimbuk and surrounding areas, residents rebuilding their lives are yet to feel the support of […]

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Demons are breathing fire

WGCA PREMIER DIVISION REVIEW – ROUND 2 Powerhouse WGCA Premier outfit Kooweerup is showing no signs of regression, and – in many respects – seem to be getting stronger. The Demons easily, and somewhat startlingly for neutral observers, brushed aside the Seagulls in their one-dayer at Tooradin on Saturday. Batting first, the Demons amassed 7/198 […]

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Coming together as one

Approximately 150 people turned out to celebrate the diversity of the shire during Cardinia Interfaith Network’s ‘The Power of Community’ fair. The annual event, which has been run by the network for the past nine years, was held at Pakenham Secondary College on Saturday 12 October, in pursuance of the network’s vision to encourage unity […]

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Leaders gather to help stamp out family violence

Over 100 community leaders united at the Cardinia Cultural Centre for the Together We Can summit on Thursday 10 October to envision a community which is safe and free from violence. As reported by the Gazette last week, statistics from the Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) show family violence incidents are again on the rise, up […]

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Bears off to bright start

DDCA TURF 1 REVIEW – ROUND 1 It was only a small sample in an incredibly long season, but what is obvious is that both Berwick and Springvale South are going to once again be formidable cricket sides this season. The new-look sides went head-to-head in an early season blockbuster at Arch Brown Reserve, with […]

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