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Ventnor resort targets Chinese tour groups
May 18, 2023 -Wetland ‘eco-tourism retreat’ is the first test of Bass Coast’s new rural tourism strategy.
Hotel okay, but not the bar
May 18, 2023 -VCAT has approved a 40-unit hotel on Inverloch’s Esplanade Forte Group but declined a fourth storey and rooftop bar.
Barmewoon, Mogarmarlarly Murk, Berninneit or Kummargee …
May 18, 2023 - One of these names is about to become very familiar to us as the name of the new Cowes cultural centre.
The power trip continues
May 17, 2023 - The renewable energy revolution is taking place somewhere near you, writes Werner Theinert.
Tall tales and true from island’s past
May 17, 2023 - Have you ever wondered why the main street of Cowes is called Thompson Avenue, or when motorsport became part of Phillip Island's culture?
The good oil
May 17, 2023 - You’d hate to be paid by the litre for picking olives, but OMG, what olive oil! Catherine Watson was there for the first pressing of Wonny Olives.
Mission Crimson Berry
May 17, 2023 - A team of ecological crusaders salvages critically endangered plants from Wilsons Prom to help regenerate the species on Phillip Island.
No knead to worry
May 17, 2023 - Love focaccia but hate kneading? Liane Arno has just the recipe for you.
Meeting of musical minds
May 18, 2023 - A chance meeting led to the classical guitar duo of Michelle Nelson and Tania Ravbar
A right royal occasion
May 17, 2023 - Patrons are encouraged to dress up for the opening of the Corinella’s Art Show on the first King’s Birthday holiday weekend.
Unveiling the stories of Wonthaggi
May 17, 2023 - The tragic history of the No. 20 coal mine shaft site, where 17 miners died, is memorialised with new signage and a podcast series.
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Beneath our shifting sands
May 19, 2023 - Walk around Inverloch with Aunty Sonia Weston and you see her ancestral links to Country are lived every day, writes Sally McNiece.
May 17, 2023 - “I can’t save the world … but I can make a difference locally,“ Paul Speirs told Gill Heal.
Balance of power
May 19, 2023 - Imagine being able to do good with your energy bill. That’s the vision of a local energy initiative focusing on community energy with equity, writes Sierra Dunton
More than memories
May 17, 2023 - Like many descendants of Wonthaggi coal miners, the State Coal Mine is in Linda Cuttriss’s DNA.
The sleepy village of Bass will be a hive of activity on Sunday as the crowds descend for this year’s Bass Coast Sustainability Festival.
Lost and found
May 17, 2023 - As her mother’s memory declines, Liane Arno forges a new relationship with her.
One step at a time
May 18, 2023 - Some magical days the mind clears and Etsuko Yasunaga feels like she could run forever.
One DAL down, one more to go
May 17, 2023 - Bass Coast’s future will be determined by the DAL process, writes Neil Daly. Now it’s time for the other shires around Western Port to get the same treatment.
This one’s for Nature!
May 17, 2023 - Having worked in concrete for most of his career, artist Phil Henshall calls time on sand mining in woodlands.
The art of uncertainty
May 17, 2023 - This year’s Winter Solstice exhibition at ArtSpace Wonthaggi asks artists to respond to the theme of climate change .
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