West Gippsland towns caught up in metro lockdown

The locals in Bunyip enjoyed one last play at the playground before the Stage 3 lockdown was reinstated.

West Gippsland towns caught up in the metropolitan lockdown were bustling, yet not panicked, as the deadline loomed on Wednesday. Whilst frustrated Garfield and Bunyip were included in the six-week “stage three lockdown” due to its Cardinia Shire location, businesses

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Pattie, Papley reflect on 2012 Bunyip premiership triumph

Cal Pattie alongside Tom Papley after winning the 2012 EDFL premiership together at Bunyip.

The rivalry between Bunyip and Garfield has been well documented over the years. Since last facing each other in a Grand Final in 1939, the two towns had gone 72 years without meeting in another. In 2012, that all changed.

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Annual golf day a hit at Garfield

Garfield has held it's annual golf day, with 48 golfers teeing off before restrictions came into place.

With an improving weather forecast on Wednesday March 4th the Bunyip and Garfield clubs welcomed 48 players to their annual golf day. The weather was ideal for golf with the Garfield Course in magnificent condition and a credit goes to

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Bunyip fire victims feel abandoned 11 months on

Bunyip Complex Fires Community Recovery Committee president Tony Fitzgerald (left) assists fire affected residents Katie Turnbull, Suellen Deane, and Karen Shift in their fight for financial support.

Along the road to Tonimbuk Recovery Centre, there is regrowth on the blackened trees and landscape. While the environment has begun its natural recovery process, fire affected residents still have a long road ahead. Thirty homes were destroyed in the

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OAM awarded to Bunyip’s Tony Arrigo

Bunyip local Tony Arrigo was awarded an Order of Australia medal for his tireless work in the community.

The awarding of an Order of Australia (OAM) to Bunyip’s Antonio (Tony) Arrigo in the Australia Day honours has come at an appropriate time. One of the numerous local organisations to which he has devoted his energies over many years,

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Landcare groups receive funding after Bunyip fires

The Bunyip Landcare grant recipients alongside the Bendigo Bank Bunyip Community branch members, from left, Barry Crees (chairperson) Linda McCoy (La Trobe Hospital) Chris Kelly, Susan Anderson and Graham Moore (Cardinia Shire Deputy Mayor) on Tuesday morning.

Three Landcare groups received a collective total of $20,000 in grants from the Bunyip Community Bank at a presentation held last week at Peppermint Ridge, Tynong. Bunyip Landcare received $5692. The group will use the grant to plant new trees

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Bunyip children lend a hand

Jennifer Cunneen holds open the bag for Beau Fielden from Bunyip Childcare Centre

Every Thursday throughout October, the Bunyip Childcare Centre are helping keep their environment clean. It’s all a part of Environmental October which will see around 20 students each week head down to the local Koolangatta Park on Hope Street to

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Bunyip unites

Bunyip Fire Brigade volunteers were the focus of a community day at Bunyip Recreation Reserve on Sunday.  With the Bunyip truck are (from left): Noel Mollison (Bunyip Junior Football Club), first lieutenant Jason Boler, Glen Clark (Bunyip Football Club), Sam Dowie, Jade Taylor (Bunyip Netball Club), Adrian Gatti (Bunyip Soccer Club) and Lisa Visser (Bunyip Netball Club).

Bunyip and the surrounding communities came together on Sunday for a community picnic at the Bunyip Recreation Reserve. Organised by members of Bunyip Football and Netball Clubs, Bunyip Junior Football Club, Bunyip Soccer Club, Bunyip Tennis Club, Bunyip Cricket Club

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Bulls take Cup

The Poowong-Loch and Bunyip under 12 players were keen for their contest to determine the winner of the inaugural BCNA Pink Sports Day Cup.

Round 12 of the Warragul and District Junior Football League saw the Poowong-Loch Bulls and Bunyip junior football clubs play off for the inaugural Breast Cancer Network Australia Pink Sports Day Cup with Bulls taking home the cup with two

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Bunyip continue charge

Nicole Cicciari kicks into attack for Bunyip during the win over Morwell East on Sunday.

Second-placed Bunyip continued its charge in the AFL Gippsland women’s competition when they travelled to Morwell East on Sunday. The Bulldogs, who sit below the undefeated Boisdale-Briagolong, travelled to Morwell’s Ronald Reserve to take on the bottom placed Morwell East

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