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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Colts dominate

Warragul Colts players Louie Patten and Tegan Rosin attempt to spoil Bunyip’s Jessie Ablett.

Sunday saw the Warragul Colts travel up the highway to play newly formed women’s team Bunyip in the Development League of the South-East Women’s. Warragul have been dominating the league so far this year, and this game was going to

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Determination in WDJFL

Longwarry’s Cooper Brown attempts to dispose of the ball after being caught in a strong tackle during the under 12 match against Bunyip.

Throughout round 11 of the Warragul and District Junior Football League it was the promise of a league under 12 interleague victory that sought to distract the players from seasonal competition. However, nothing could take away the determination of the

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Thrilling ride to finals

Bunyip’s Matthew Ross tries to scoop up a loose ball in the Bulldogs’ battle against Inverloch-Kongwak. The Sea Eagles continued to prove their worth as a West Gippsland premiership contender, while the struggling Bulldogs remain on the hunt for their first win.

The final six rounds of the Mid Gippsland League and the fight for positions in the final “five” promises a thrilling ride after some key results at the weekend. In Ellinbank and District, it is a three-way contest for 5th

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