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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 »
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 »
Steph Cumming will return to Dandenong for the coming WNBL season. 95000 Picture: STEWART CHAMBERS
Cumming home
“SHE belongs at Dandenong – she’s a Dandy girl.” With an emphatic statement like that from Dandenong WNBL coach Larissa Anderson, it’s n... 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 »
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 »
SES and CFA crews peer into a burnt-out Holden in Eumemmerring where Dung Tri Pham's body was found in what is being treated as a suspected murder. 136842 Picture: ROB CAREW
Car fire body identified
POLICE have identified the man whose dead body was found sprawled in the back seat of a burn-out Holden in a Eumemmerring reserve last month as the ow... Read More »
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 »
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 »