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Adem Somyurek has resigned after an inquiry found he had intimidated his staff. 139676_01
Somyurek resigns
SMALL Business, Innovation and Trade Minister Adem Somyurek has resigned after an inquiry dismissed his denials of intimidating his staff. On Tuesday,... Read More »
Signs for equality were on display at the weekend's Rainbow Walk. 142336_01 Picture: ADAM WILSON
In step with same sex
WATCHING a newly wed bride and her bridesmaid walk out of St Matthew’s Church to join the marriage equality fight proved to be an emotional mome... Read More »
CFA checks for gas leak after car ploughs into shop
A WOMAN has been rushed to Dandenong Hospital after a car ploughed through the rear of a chemist shop at Hallam this afternoon. CFA units are on scene... Read More »
The Pakenham Warriors begin their playoff campaign this weekend. 142358 Picture: RUSSELL BENNETT
Warriors hit top form
THE Pakenham Warriors Big V basketball Division 2 men hit their best form at exactly the right stage of the season with a dominant 122-63 beat-down of... Read More »
Toni Bailey-Hazelhurst from Sydney with a quality snapper from a recent Cougar One charter to North Reef.
Noosa has been fishing a treat
NOOSA anglers have again been spoilt with a great range of piscatorial challengers. Starting with the river, the mouth has been really firing with qua... Read More »
Councillor Maria Sampey.
Councillor wants a second opinion
COUNCILLOR Maria Sampey has called for a legal second opinion on CEO John Bennie’s new contract. She last night (Monday) failed in her bid to put th... Read More »
Cranbourne senior station officer Phillip Charles accepts a cheque from Springhill senior centre manager Mark Ensor and assistant asset manager Nicole Angel. 141989 Picture: DONNA OATES
Brigade fund-raising fires up
CRANBOURNE Fire Brigade has 500 reasons to smile. Springhill Shopping Centre in Cranbourne last week presented a cheque for $500 to the crew. CFA Dist... Read More »
From left, Cennaire, 15, business manager Tony Drummond , David, 15, and Phoebe, 14, with the new solar panels behind. 142126_03
Solar plan a national first
MOUNTAIN District Christian School has become the first school nationally to commit to a novel Planet Ark-driven renewable energies program. In a ... Read More »
From left, president Upper Yarra Legacy Bonnie Georgi, State vice- president RSL Major George Logan, Warb RSL president Jamie Thomas and past president Keith Thomas. 142157 Picture: KATH GANNAWAY
Seven decades of service
AS A survivor of Gallipoli and the Western Front in WWI, Warburton auctioneer Hebert Thomas, knew what awaited the returned service men and women ... Read More »