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Long tribute for truckie ’legend’

A 100-plus convoy of truck drivers wound through Hallam, Dandenong and Dandenong South in tribute to a much-loved friend, husband, father and grandfather Stuart...

Covid ’not to blame’

A “national emergency” in hospitals is not as a result of Covid-19, according to the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine. President Clare Skinner says systemic...

Clash over cemetery site

State MP Gabrielle Williams and federal Greens candidate Matthew Kirwan have clashed over the likelihood of a controversial proposal for a cemetery on Dandenong’s...

The making of Jai Culley

It was the offseason that made Dandenong Stingrays midfielder Jai Culley. The 19-year-old, now seen as a likely prospect for the mid-season draft on Wednesday...

Newsprint support snub

A Federal Government $10 million fund for regional newspapers has again “disappointingly” snubbed outer-suburban media publishers, says the head of Star News Group. The Public...

Waste-to-energy works to start 2023

Construction of a controversial waste-to-energy plant in Dandenong South is expected to begin in April 2023, according to its proponent Great Southern Waste Technologies. Detailed...

Greens pledge an equal share of hospital funding

Greens candidate for Holt Sujit Mathew says while the responsibility for running hospital services ultimately falls with the states, the problem is fuelled by...

Nina’s love for nature inspired the ultimate Mother’s Day gift

Ninety-year-old Nina Collins smiled as she opened an old, red leather hymn book to reveal pages peppered with pressed bird feathers. “Two of her...

Young parents program praised

A recent report into the Research and Evaluation of the Young Parents Education Program (YPEP) between 2019 and 2021 by the Faculty of Education...

Road bridge closed in May

The Frankston-Dandenong Road bridge in Dandenong South is expected to be closed for reinforcing works until 30 May. Major Road Projects Victoria said the road...

’Opening up’ on mental health

After walking 1000 kilometres, an inspiring Cranbourne father stood still with a hall of family and friends to pay respects to his late son. It...

‘Need to know more’ on $71m cemetery plan: council

Greater Dandenong Council said it was “keen to understand more” about a $71 million State Budget allocation for a new cemetery in Dandenong. Despite the...

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Storm saviours go full ‘Monty’

Emergency volunteers - and a canine mascot - were out in a blaze of orange for SES WOW Day. Celebrating the SES Wear Orange Wednesday...

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