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Sunday, 16 June, 2019,07:48

Editorial

From The Mountains to Melbourne

Kinglake Ranges News orginal mission was – and still is – to primarily cover news across the Kinglake Ranges, Goulburn Valley, Diamond Valley, Plenty Valley and Yarra Valley.

Thanks to the Australian Army’s 108 Signal Squadron, Watsonia.

The Australian Army’s 108 Signal Squadron (108 Sig Sqn) provides radio communications encompassing Very High Frequency (VHF) and High Frequency (HF) networks that allows for short-range and long-range voice and data communications to Australia’s soldiers. The 108 Sig Sqn taught Kinglake Ranges News communications in the 1990s.

CORRECTION

ERRATA: In the article “Government admits faulty gas heaters caused death” Kinglake Ranges News (10/9) incorrectly reported the fire was probably caused by a Rinnai (brand) heater. This is incorrect.

A Vulcan/Pyrox (brand) heritage open flue gas heater was found by Coroner Hawkins on August 22, 2018 to have caused the death of a 62-year-old Greensborough woman.

Kinglake Ranges News sincerely apologies for the error.

CB radios legal to use whilst driving

It never has been in Victoria (and most of Australia) illegal to use a two way radio, including Citizen’s Band (CB), amateur radio and other two-way radio systems whilst driving – in motion – despite media reporting otherwise for over 30 years.

Whittlesea Bureau now open

To celebrate it’s first birthday Kinglake Ranges News today opened the Whittlesea newsroom with Greensborough (St Helena), Alexandra, Hurstbridge, Yarra Glen and Yea to follow.

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