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New public holiday to hit our business sector
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New public holiday to hit our business sector

I enjoy football season despite being deprived of success for some time as a Richmond supporter. However, the current State Government’s decision to declare the Friday before the grand final a public holiday for the…
Bully suggests an East Gippsland Pattie's pie night
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Bully suggests an East Gippsland Pattie's pie night

The last thing my waistline needs is to sink a pie (or two), but this weekend my family will be having a pie night – a Pattie’s Pie night – and I urge you all…
We need strong financial management and our fair share of funds
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We need strong financial management and our fair share of funds

There is an old saying that politics is like trying to solve a $100 problem with $50. There will always be demands for funding from all sectors, whether it be health, education, disability, roads, public…
New government must consider our needs
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New government must consider our needs

I wish to use this first column of the new electoral term to provide some comments around the recent State election. Firstly, I thank the people of Gippsland East for their support in having confidence…