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View from the Chamber
After years of stagnation, Cowes is moving at last, writes Cr Michael Whelan. So why isn't everyone celebrating?
Thereby hangs a tale
May 20, 2017 - Phillip Island’s first literary festival features activists, musicians, athletes, politicians, artists - anyone with a good story to tell.
What happened to Freddy and Rex
May 20, 2017 - A Newhaven private home for boys, a callous superintendent, two dead boys and links to the shadowy world of eugenics … journalist and playwright Joe Fairhurst promises to reveal all at next month’s Phillip Island Literary Festival.
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The next edition of the Bass Coast Post will be published on June 3.
Report sinks Hastings port plan
May 20, 2017 - Plans to site Victoria’s second port at Hastings appear to be over, according to an Age report, with Infrastructure Victoria advising the State Government that Bay West is a better option.
We do: Bass Coast commits
May 19, 2017 - Councillors have added their voice to the growing call for marriage equality.
Congratulations to us
May 20, 2017 - While she has no personal interest in being married, Sally Conning applauds council's support for marriage equality.
What if we gave up the booze?
May 20, 2017 - A contentious community issue, a lively panel, an open-minded audience … welcome to Bass Coast’s first hypothetical.
Businesses are lining up to showcase work by local artists in the Queen’s Birthday winter arts trail. All that’s needed now are more artists.
Cold, hard facts
Oceanographer John Hunter and refugee advocate Julian Burnside discuss the implications of climate change at the Wonthaggi Town Hall next week.
A cook’s journal
Jan Cheshire rediscovers a classic of the 1970s when Dr Zhivago was all the rage.
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