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100 local health staff out of action
Jan 17, 2021 - Bass Coast Health has put the call out for retired healthcare workers to help cover staff shortages as Covid spreads rampantly throughout the community.
Jan 12, 2022 - More than 250 people braved strong easterly winds on the Inverloch surf beach on Wednesday to call for urgent action to save the disappearing sand dunes.
‘Time is running out’
Dec 15, 2021 - The next few months are critical in the fight to save the Inverloch surf beach, writes Philip Heath.
Missing in action
Dec 15, 2021 - Cr Les Larke has long claimed to be the voice of financial prudence on the council but Catherine Watson questions whether we’re getting value for money from him.
‘Welcome to Bass Coast’
Dec 15, 2021 - Many people assume that regional towns are xenophobic towards refugees but researcher Gemma Sou found another side to the story in Bass Coast.
A guardian of the Island’s history
Dec 15, 2021 - Gaye Cleeland was fascinated by local history but she wasn't staid about it. Pam Rothfield recalls their laughter as they searched for skeletons in their shared ancestral cupboard.
Bass Coast Post readers have their say
This is the final edition of the Bass Coast Post for 2021. Many thanks to our writers and readers for your support, and happy holidays. We'll be back in February.
The Snow Girls
Dec 15, 2021 - Foster writer Graeme Wheeler has won second prize in the 2021 Bass Coast Prize for Non-Fiction with his account of the search for two young women missing in the Gippsland high country in the 1960s.
Dreams take flight
Dec 15, 2021 - Etsuko Yasunaga finds a way to express the grief of separation from loved ones.
Woodlands the star of the show
Dec 15, 2021 - The joy of walking in our local woodlands is captured in a new film by Terry Melvin and Laura Brearley
Time to kick up our heels
Dec 15, 2021 - Ed Thexton proposes a uniquely Victorian solution for grumpy old men who used to be important.
Pop-up art returns
Dec 15, 2021 - Twenty-eight artists have been selected for the Cowes annual summer exhibition with works including pottery, sculpture, textiles and woodturning.
Season of twists and turns
Dec 15, 2021 - John Coldebella observes a succession of mysterious happenings in the garden this spring.
On yer bike, 80 years on
Dec 15, 2021 - At last Geoff Ellis finds a use for his father’s collection of mysterious bike tools.
What's on and where
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