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Community looking for answers

By ZAIDA GLIBANOVIC   IN stark contrast to the joyous occasion that saw 30,000 people attend the Italian festival held in Mirboo North a few days...

Carnage with cyclone-like storm

By LIAM DURKIN, ZAIDA GLIBANOVIC, KATRINA BRANDON and ERIKA ALLEN   Carnage with cyclone-like storm IT happened in an instant. Just five minutes is all it took to...

Latrobe Youth Space secures some time

By ZAIDA GLIBANOVIC   LATROBE Youth Space has secured $250,000 in state government funding to continue its influential community work for another six months. The board of...

OHS sentencing practices under review

By TOM HAYES   A NEW consultation paper has been released by the Sentencing Advisory Council (SAC), detailing and examining sentencing practices for occupational health and...

Life After Coal

STAFF WRITERS   THE team at Life After Coal is hosting a community day at Kernot Hall this Saturday (February 17) to reflect on post-coal progress...

Grabbing the bull by the horns

By TOM HAYES   A SMALL collection of dairy farmers from Gippsland underwent a GippsDairy workshop on Tuesday, February 6. About 15 farmers from the region came...

Latrobe Valley’s future in hydrogen

By PHILIP HOPKINS   HYDROGEN and the potential of Gippsland and its industries to play a role in the hydrogen technologies seen as crucial for the...

Council Beat: February 2024 Meeting

By ZAIDA GLIBANOVIC   MORWELL was on the agenda at Latrobe City Council's first monthly meeting of the year on Monday, February 6. Council opted to move...

Police Beat: Firearms and drugs found

By ZAIDA GLIBANOVIC   Five arrests: Firearms and drugs found IMITATION firearms, ammunition, drugs, cash and stolen property have been seized, and five people were arrested, as...

Opal staff back at work, but uncertainty lingers

By ZAIDA GLIBANOVIC   AFTER five days without pay out on the grass, Maryvale Mill's Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union (AMWU) members and Opal Australia Paper have...

Workers locked out of Maryvale Mill

By ZAIDA GLIBANOVIC   MARYVALE Mill Australian Manufacturing Worker Union (AMWU) members congregated to form a picket line at Opal Australia’s front gates as enterprise agreement...

How a fire swallowed a mine and suffocated a community

By ZAIDA GLIBANOVIC   FRIDAY 9, 2024 – this Friday – marks the 10th anniversary of the Hazelwood Mine Fire, a disaster the region will never...

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Turning over a new leaf at Mirboo North

FOOTBALL MID GIPPSLAND By TOM HAYES   THE Mirboo North Football-Netball Club has turned over a new leaf, with the announcement of a new president and senior football...