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Archives for April 2022

MURRINDINDI: Kinglake is base for new play ‘Hearth’

Australian playwright Fleur Murphy premieres Hearth, a new drama about family and belonging, from May 18-29 at the La Mama Courthouse.Murphy says: “I’ve been extremely humbled by the response we’ve received from various communities and individuals throughout the development of the work. “What’s been amazing is the space it’s provided others to share their own

LocalPaper.TV: Richard Peppard interview

Richard Peppard is the Liberal Democrats candidate for the seat of Melbourne (House of Representatives) in the May 21 Federal Election. See his interview: https://youtu.be/gv1TuKV2RRg

NEXT ISSUE: May 4, 2022

Following our Easter-ANZAC period break, regular weekly publication of The Local Paper resumes on Wednesday, May 4, 2022. Deadline for editorial and advertising is 5pm, Friday, April 29, 2022.

DAREBIN: Monitor appointed to Council

The Local Paper has provided an ongoing energetic coverage of the governance shortcomings at Darebin City Council. We predicted that the appointment of a Local Government Monitor was just around the corner. The State Government appointed a Monitor today (Friday). The Monitor will support good governance and guide the Council to best serve their communities.

COMMENT: Morrison Govt. breaks more promises

We have always been conservative publishers. It takes a lot for us to cross the floor. The Morrison Government keeps breaking promises. It has been painfully slow in responding to flood relief in NSW and Queensland. On a smaller scale, Scottie’s Government has short-changed The Local Paper. A Regional Publishers Fund was supposed to pay