No decision on development

Baw Baw Shire

The most controversial residential development to be presented to Baw Baw Shire Council will lay on the table for another two weeks. The 265 lot subdivision in Warragul Korumburra Rd was described by objectors as a “cookie cutter” style development.

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The Cup heads to Bunyip

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The Melbourne Cup trophy will come to Bunyip later this year. Bunyip was selected as one of 39 locations throughout Australia and the world to host the Cup. This year saw more than 70 applications. Bunyip Football Club senior coach

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Footy called off after serious incident

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The Gippsland League game between Drouin and Traralgon at Traralgon on Saturday ended prematurely and on a dim note after a serious injury to a Traralgon player 10 minutes into the last quarter. Play was halted when Chris Thuring suffered

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Baw Baw crime rises

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Crime statistics are continuing to trend upwards in the Baw Baw police services area with latest figures showing a 13.4 per cent increase in the number of offences. Drouin continues to be one of the shire’s hot spots according to

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Warragul ignites the night

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Hundreds of people turned out on a crisp and cold winter’s night to “Ignite the Night” at the annual Warragul Winterfest on Saturday night. A parade, fire twirlers, lanterns and a warming bonfire were all features of the winter festival

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Derby pride at Lardner Park

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Lardner Park hosted the first ever Pride Roller derby match in Australia on the weekend. More than 150 people turned out to watch the Gippsland Ranges go head to head with the Gender Ending Story team. Gender Ending Story is

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Witty crowned champion

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Ryan Witty has taken out the crown in the Baw Baw Squash Club competition. It is an unexpected result for Witty, who has been languishing near the bottom of the rankings for much of the season. In the recent finals

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Passion for farming

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Some members of the African-Australian community in greater Melbourne’s east are back working land, something that was commonplace for them in their homelands. They’ve established a vegetable garden on a small one-acre parcel of land provided them for free under

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Residents in standoff

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Jindivick residents have been left nervous and perplexed after roadworks on Quarry Rd impacted its width and created a standoff situation if two vehicles meet. Jindivick resident Griffith Hayler, who regularly uses the gravel road as a thoroughfare and to

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Trees fall victim

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Unprecedented growth and development in Drouin have some residents fearing the loss of the town’s rural character. While welcoming growth and the benefits it brings to the community, long time residents John and Judy Farmer are concerned environmental planning is

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