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Local architect Robin Bristow has launched a campaign to fight for equal rights.
It’s only the start
A LOCAL architect is calling on Noosa Council to join 35 other local governments in a motion for same-sex marriage. Robin Bristow has written to Counc... Read More »
Narre Warren South resident and longtime NBN campaigner Steve Barnes was happy to see Federal Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull announce on Tuesday that his suburb had been added to the NBN rollout list. 137143 Picture: STEWART CHAMBERS
Turnbull turns it on
NARRE Warren South – Casey’s “biggest internet black spot” – was officially added to the Federal Government’s NBN rollout list... Read More »
The State Government has announced major plans for the Cranbourne-Pakenham line.
More trains, no extra capacity
THE State Government’s revamped plan to improve the Dandenong rail corridor has been announced – more new trains, fewer level crossings bu... Read More »
Joanna Stewart getting festive as Sky gobbles down a carrot or two! 136765_01
Horse therapy for elderly
THE team at Le Pine Funerals got two Persian draft horses to switch roles this week with the help of 20 kilograms of carrots. Bringing smiles to the f... Read More »
Jean-Francois Rupp, Greg Aplin and Doug Aplin celebrate the victory on Saturday evening. 136957 Picture: ADAM WILSON
MP back to work
Hospital tops long list of new projects… A NEW emergency department for Albury Hospital, a multi-purpose hall for James Fallon High School,... Read More »
St Mary's Church sacristy was damaged by a suspicious fire early this morning. 137103 Picture: CAM LUCADOU-WELLS
Church blaze suspicious: police
UPDATE 1.11pm Police are still treating the St Mary’s church fire between 2am-3am this morning as suspicious. Det Sen Const Nicholas Hayes, of G... Read More »
Ron Wiss, left, and James Merlino unveil the plaque.  136441_02
Melba ready to shine
MELBA Support Service has held an upbeat grand opening to celebrate its relocation to Swinburne University’s former Lilydale campus. Amid much f... Read More »
James Fewster and Carol Gallagher in front of a pile they say contains burnt belongings after their 2013 demolition. Picture: JESSE GRAHAM
‘No’ to knock-down deal
A BADGER Creek couple have refused a debt-reduction deal from the council after alleging contractors stole and burnt belongings in a 2013 demolition. ... Read More »