Churchill and District News Highlights

October 2021

Churchill CFA – BBQ Safety, Burning off

Now that the spring weather is coming upon us and we start to consider outdoor entertaining, firefighters are calling for everyone to check their barbecue before firing it up..... read more

Looking Back

Several years back, while researching the meaning and impact of nostalgia, Dr Erica Hepper, a psychology lecturer at the University of Surrey, said that nostalgia is a key component in our futures, often acting as a ‘psychological boost’ to make us more motivated..... read more

Lifeline Toy Sale

Lifeline Gippsland will be holding a massive toy sale in the old video shop located in the Hazelwood Village shopping centre in Churchill..... read more


Around 9.15am on September 22 our area was part of a large area of southern Australia to experience a 5.8 magnitude earthquake.... read more

September 2021

Something unique in our back yard

Churchill sits on the edge of one of the core habitat areas for a rather unique animal - the Strzelecki/South Gippsland koala..... read more

Stamp Matters - Golf

Golf is one of the most popular sports/pastimes in the world today. Its devotees laud the challenges the game provides, while its detractors look at the game as a nice walk spoiled..... read more

Cooking with Noelene (2021-09)

Five Day Challenge with Pumpkin.... read more

Mathison Park 2021-09

What an outstanding working bee we had with a record fourteen people turning up..... read more

Looking Back - Morwell Municipal Buildings

During the early hours of Thursday January 10, 1935, a massive fire totally consumed Morwell’s Mechanics Institute, a rather formidable, wooden building located at the corner of Tarwin and George Streets..... read more

August 2021

Salute to our Volunteers

Without volunteers many organisations would not function and so much community work would not be done. .... read more

Vale Nabil Samaan

On August 14, 2020 we said goodbye to our beloved Nabil Samaan. You were so dear to all of us..... read more

Mathison Park 2021-08

Local MP Darren Chester has supported Mathison Park Community Asset Committee to receive a $2,500 grant, which will be used to purchase an equipment trailer and tools to help the volunteers..... read more

Plants in my Garden 2018-08

Eremophila ‘Augusta Storm’ is a small shrub up to 1m tall and broad with silvery-green foliage and tubular, purple flowers. A lovely little plant when it is at its best.... read more

2021 Youth Week - Latrobe Street Games

The Big Sports Day pop-up event was a Youth Week celebration consisting of a range of different sport activities, included an inflatable soccer pitch, inflatable soccer dart board, big connect 4, big billiards plus many more sporting activities..... read more

Looking Back - Swimming

Is our national identity caught up in swimming ?.... read more

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