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Stephanie Lewis and Charlotte Muffatti are warming up for a mid-winter celebration of Christmas at The Cuckoo. 139814_01. Picture: ROB CAREW.

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Festive July
CHRISTMAS in December for visitors to the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges is likely to be seafood and salad, great wines, and luscious desserts. But... Read More »
Adajian was caught in the act by CCTV.
‘Tight knit family shot in cold blood for greed’
AN injured man cowers at the scene of a brutal double murder. A diamond merchant, his wife and son have been gunned down in front of him and he waits,... Read More »
Eildon MP Cindy McLeish, Executive Director Corporate Projects and Sustainability Zoltan Kokai, Director of Nursing, Midwifery and Operations Yarra Ranges Pam Hughes, chief executive Alan Lilly, Operations and Development Manager, Community Health Michelle Fleming, Executive Director of Quality, Planning and Innovation Gayle Smith Executive Director of Acute Health David Plunkett with the plans for Healesville Hospital’s now-$8.8 million redevelopment, taken last year. 127346 Picture: JESSE GRAHAM
State injects extra $1m into hospital revamp
THE VICTORIAN Government has increased the funding for Healesville Hospital’s redevelopment by $1 million to fill a funding shortfall, following an ... Read More »
Casey coach Justin Plapp has been impressed with his side's off-field approach through the first half of the season. 137845 Picture: JARROD POTTER
Scorpions turning heads as position strengthens
NEW philosophies and a stronger resolve to prepare and recover properly have gelled together Melbourne and Casey better than ever before. Under first-... Read More »
Cranbourne ruck Lily Wood, and her best mate Moo, celebrate after Lily's stellar performance on Sunday. 140781 Pictures: JARROD POTTER
Star in the making
LITTLE LEGEND – LILY WOOD IT’S time to get serious about your stars Cranbourne. Instead of the Hollywood sign – which let’s face it ha... Read More »
Connor MacDonald has reached the pinnacle of under-12 football - making the School Sport Victoria side to take on the rest of the nation. 140439 Pictures: JARROD POTTER
Connor’s football is clicking along
ALWAYS check your junk mail – you never know what you might find in there… perhaps your son’s state schoolboys’ football invitation. T... Read More »
Robin Bristow is leading a campaign to have Noosa Council publicly support same-sex marriage.
Noosa grapples with marriage equality
NOOSA Council held a third touring Information Night at Council Chambers, with locals on Wednesday night raising an array of issues including same-sex... Read More »
Friends of Chiltern-Mt Pilot National Park volunteer Mick Webster with Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning's (DELWP) senior biodiversity officer Glen Johnson, at the replanting.140990 Picture: COURTESY OF DELWP
Friends dig in to revive lost native
UNTIL 2012, the Chiltern-Mt Pilot National Park was home to the Mountain Swainson-pea. But just two years ago, that changed. The beautiful purple flow... Read More »
The mayor confirmed it had been an error on his behalf not to address the pay rise earlier.
Just say no
Councillors redirect pay rise to the people… SOUTHERN Downs councillors have decided that now is not the time to give themselves a pay hike. But... Read More »