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  • Mailors Flat set to host Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea event May 25.

    Biggest Morning Tea The Mailors Flat Hall committee are inviting the community to share a cuppa for cancer on Friday. The Biggest Morning Tea event is the group’s largest annual fundraiser, with organisers adding a twist to this year’s event. “We’ll be charging a $5 entry fee this year,” Debbie Sicely … Read more

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  • Tower Hill bridge plan backed by rail trail group

    Tower Hill. Picture: Christine Ansorge THE group behind the idea for a bridge and new path in Tower Hill is ready to advance the project. The Port Fairy to Warrnambool Rail Trail committee of management has been the driving force behind the push for a bridge and path to be … Read more

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  • Robyn Burns to exhibit ‘Gentle Madness’ at F Project Gallery

    Stitched up: Warrnambool quilter Robyn Burns is showcasing her talents in an exhibition entitled ‘Gentle Madness’ at F Project Gallery. Picture: Rob Gunstone. When she showcases her patchworks at F Project Gallery on Friday, the Warrnambool artist is prepared for what traditional quilters might call ‘signs of lunacy’. Entitled ‘Gentle Madness’, … Read more

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  • Forward thinking

    Christmas time is the worst time of the year for your investment property to be empty. Are you doing all you can to ensure this is not the case for you? With some forward thinking you can make sure that you are protected and generating income. Is your tenant on … Read more

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  • Bouncing back from a bad investment

    As the saying goes, ‘risk it to get the biscuit’. But what happens when your gamble on an investment property doesn’t pay off? Since nobody has a crystal ball to see into the future, this is sadly the reality to some property investors. Making a bad investment decision can hurt … Read more

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  • Three elements that make a tenancy agreement

    When letting your investment property it is important to secure a lease that will not only maximise the return but also underpin the security of your investment. There are essentially three elements of making a good lease: 1: Quality tenant 2: Lease period 3: Achievable rent Always number one on … Read more

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  • Twelve year-old sets new world record in Port Fairy tuna haul

    Tait Missen is preparing to be the face of World Tuna Day on Wednesday, after hauling a new world record catch. The twelve-year-old will stake his name in angling history after reeling in a 143.4 kg tuna off Port Fairy’s coast on Sunday. Pending official line testing by the International Game Fish … Read more

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  • Young Professionals Warrnambool are galloping into the May Racing Carnival, with a Galleywood Race Day After Party

    Young Professionals Warrnambool are galloping into the May Racing Carnival, with a Galleywood Race Day After Party. READY FOR THE RACES: Warrnambool Young Professionals Jacob Castley, Steve Aberline and Angie Paspaliaris with her racehorse Flo Flo. The networking group will host the event on Wednesday, May 2, after the middle day of the … Read more

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  • Funding win for Warrnambool and District Community Hospice

    A major funding win is helping Warrnambool’s hospice-in-the-home program expand its reach across the south-west. Warrnambool and District Community Hospice received more than $680,000 in state government funding, which president Eric Fairbank said would not only secure the organisation’s financial future, but also help it to grow. Warrnambool and District … Read more

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  • Warrnambool city councillors vote against pay rise

    Warrnambool City councillors have shunned a pay rise. Warrnambool City councillors (from left) Michael Neoh, Peter Hulin, Sue Cassidy, Kylie Gaston, David Owen, Robert Anderson, and Tony Herbert. Picture: Rob Gunstone They voted 5-1 on Monday night to forego the two-per cent increase, with some councillors saying it was … Read more

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