Police praise helping hands at cattle truck rollover

POLICE have praised the efforts of volunteers, emergency service workers and locals who stopped to lend a hand when a cattle truck rolled over in Kooweerup on Tuesday 15 January. Cardinia Highway Patrol’s Leading Senior Constable Anthony Templar, the incident controller on the day, said the operation would have been far more difficult if it […]

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Phil Ceberano rocks Gumbuya World

Melbourne’s newest and most exciting theme park, Gumbuya World, will host Oasis Summer Sessions, a pool party under the stars and twilight music sessions led by one of Australia’s most talented entertainers, Phil Ceberano. Regarded as one of the country’s greatest guitarists and musicians, Phil Ceberano is best known for his many successful years as […]

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Lester’s stamp of approval

Nar Nar Goon children’s book author and illustrator Alison Lester has been given the stamp of approval. Ms Lester, alongside fellow Australian writers Mem Fox, Morris Gleitzman, Leigh Hobbs and Shaun Tan, will be featured on new postage stamps as part of the 2019 Australia Post Legends Award. Upon accepting the honour at the Official […]

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We remember: Ernest and Vic Fowler

A century on from the end of World War I we acknowledge their service … Lest we forget. Driver Ernest Adam Singer Fowler Born: 14 August 1896 Bourke. Died: 29 September 1971 Cannington WA. Enlisted: 20 November 1915 aged 19 Served: Western Front Driver Thomas Vicary Fowler Born: 1895 Bourke. Died: 10 August 1971 Perth. […]

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Looking beyond the classroom

When Pakenham Springs Primary School says their mission is to educate students to become respectful and informed members of the local and global community, they mean it. More than 900 desks, chairs and other classroom items were recently donated by the entire school community to students in Papua New Guinea and Kiribati – enough to […]

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Police take to the skies to track down offender

MULTIPLE police units are on the hunt for an offender in Pakenham, who fled from the Murphy Road area on Wednesday 16 January. Pakenham Sergeant Andrew Henneken said five units have been deployed – include Air Wing and Dog Squad – to track down the 25-year-old in relation to a number of outstanding warrants. The […]

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