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2 McBride Ave, Wonthaggi
Licensees Brad & Paradee Titulaer
Phone 5605 0108
OPEN 7 DAYS
Lunch from 12pm | Dinner from 5.30pm
DRIVE THRU BOTTLE SHOP NOW OPEN
7 days 11am - late
l Quality restaurant and pub style meals
Kids play area Kids meals
Seniors meals Beer garden Functions
Wonthaggi’s famous pub
Wonthaggi’s famous pub
Renovated Wonthaggi Hotel
is back, better than ever
THE Wonthaggi Hotel’s bistro is back after ex-
tensive renovations with a new team and fresh
Known for their success at trendy Cape Woola-
mai café Burnt Toast, chefs Paradee and Brad Tit-
ulaer have taken the reins of the Wonthaggi Hotel
and are excited to introduce a raft of changes.
The interior has been spruced up and there’s
dining options for everyone.
There are pub classics on the menu like
Chicken Deky – seared chicken tenderloins in a
creamy seeded mustard, mushroom and spinach
sauce; the Chilli Mussels – New Zealand mussels
in a chilli, white wine and herb broth, served with
crusty ciabatta bread; or the traditional Chicken
Parmigiana, cooked to perfection.
Or if you’re looking for fine dining options for
a special occasion, the bistro has you covered,
with 250g Atlantic Salmon, Veal Saltimbocca,
Pork Belly and Moroccan lamb rump amongst
The importance of quality chips at a bistro can-
not be underestimated, and the Wonthaggi Hotel
has hit a winner with its beer battered diamond
cut chunky chips, served with many of the pub
For lighter options, check out the entrée menu,
highlighted by the Tempura soft shell crab served
on a mixed leaf salad and manga salsa, or the
Pan seared scallops on a cauliflower puree,
crispy prosciutto and rocket oil.
There’s also some salad options with the
Smoke trout Nicoise tossed through cherry to-
mato, fennel, green beans and mesclun, topped
with boiled egg, capers and olives.
With a varied kids menu for only $9 and a se-
niors’ two-course menu for $16.50, you can’t go
Wonthaggi Hotel’s Paradee Titulaer, Dannielle Tucker, Kelly Maine and Natasha Licis have been
thrilled to reopen the hotel’s new and improved bistro after renovations. rg021217
SOUTH Gippsland Shire
Council has introduced met-
al registration tags for dogs
and cats to help secure their
The new ‘lifetime’ metal
tags replace those made of
plastic where identifying
registration numbers would
wear off over time causing
delays in locating pet own-
Current animal registra-
tions expire on April 9.
The new registration year
for our pets commences the
following day, coinciding
with the issuing of around
7000 new metal tags.
Local Laws coordinator
Bruce Gardiner is encourag-
ing residents to renew their
pet’s registration to ensure
they benefit from the ser-
vices their payment helps to
“Registration assists in the
speedy recovery of lost ani-
mals and in reuniting them
with their owners,” he said.
“I t gives us the fastest
method for contacting you
in cases where your pet
might have been injured or
attacked by another animal.
“Your registration fees also
help provide important pet
related services within your
municipality, such as animal
management and communi-
ty education about respon-
sible pet ownership. ”
Your animal registration
fee ensures the following
services and programs can
• Lost and Found Animal
Service - a guarantee that if
your pet is found wearing its
council identification every
attempt will be made to no -
tify you of its whereabouts
so that you may be reunited.
(Check your renewal notice
to ensure your contact de -
tails are up to date.)
response to problems in-
cluding reports of dog at-
tacks or complaints about
animals wandering on pri-
• Nuisance Service - to
help solve animal barking,
straying and spraying prob -
• Assistance with trapping
and impounding feral or
• Public education about
responsible pet ownership.
• Monitoring and enforce -
ment of legislation regarding
minimum animal welfare
standards in animal busi-
nesses. These include pet
shops, council pounds, ani-
mal welfare shelters, breed-
ing and dog training estab -
• General advice about pet
The council’s Local Laws
Officers conduct random
inspections throughout the
municipality to identify un-
registered dogs and cats.
Animal owners found with
unregistered animals or ani-
mals with expired registra-
tion may be required to pay
an on-the -spot fine.
Animal registration renew-
al payments can be made
with a credit card online via
the council’s website, which
is suitable for paying mul-
tiple animal renewals in the
one transaction; in person
at the council’s Leongatha
office; at Australia Post out-
lets; using the Bpay details
on the renewal notice or
with a credit card over the
For more information on
the benefits of registration
go to www.agriculture.vic.
gov.au or visit the council’s
You may also contact the
council’s Local Laws team
on 5662 9200 for further in-
formation regarding animal
New tags to identify pets
Layla is proud to be showing off her new metal tag.
THE Energy Innovation Co - Operative with
support from South Gippsland Shire Coun-
cil has arranged a house visit to a sustain-
able designed house in Nyora for interested
The house visit aims to provide more infor-
mation on sustainable design and ideas on
how to implement sustainable practices in a
range of lifestyles.
Sustainable house designer Sue Mitchell
and the home owner will show and explain
the details of a rammed earth/radial cut tim-
Those attending will learn the practicali-
ties and possibilities of energy efficient de -
sign from people who live it every day.
The council’s Sustainability Officer Heidi
Hamm said the house visit was a perfect op-
portunity for community members to learn
more about sustainable practices.
“I t is fantastic that we have the opportu-
nity to visit a home that has been built to
a sustainable design right here in South
“After the success of the Small Solar Bat-
teries in Practice information session held
last month we expect a high level of interest
from the community.
“Everyone interested is encouraged to book
a place for the home visit. However there are
limited numbers so get in quick to avoid dis-
appointment, ” Ms Hamm said.
The house visit will be held on March 26
from 2pm to 4pm in Nyora.
The house address will be provided upon
booking. Photo identification will be required
upon entry to the house for security purposes.
Please book by contacting the Energy In-
novation Co-Operative at firstname.lastname@example.org.
au or by calling 0417 350 243.
Numbers are strictly limited so those inter-
ested should book as soon as possible.
Tickets are $9 per person to attend and
afternoon tea will be provided.
in South Gippsland
THE South Gippsland Gemstone and Lapi-
dary Club (Gem Club) officially opened its new
work area in the Old Bowls Club Rooms in
Hughes Street, Leongatha yesterday.
A small ceremony was held to thank the
South Gippsland Shire Council for the Small
Emergency Grant of $1500 towards the up-
grading of the electrical supply to the new
work area which the club received in the last
Members also thanked the bowls club for
its donation of $350 towards the electrical up-
Once the fuse wiring was upgraded, and the
lighting and power points were installed the
club held a working bee in January and the
ceiling and walls in the new work space have
been repaired and painted, work benches built
and installed, making the area a pleasant and
well-lit working area and now there is room
for more members and diverse activities.
There are plans to open the club rooms
on Thursday evenings from 7 to 10pm from
March 23 to April 27 to give interested people
a look at the new-look rooms and an introduc-
tion to Lapidary.
Participants will be encouraged and assisted
to make their own jewellery during these eve-
Children over eight years accompanied by an
adult will be welcome.
Interested people can contact Christine
Rump on 0439 622 105 or at 2jinkers@tpg.
Sparkling new gem club
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