The challenge of raising educational achievement levels in the Orbost district offers a significant innovation opportunity, according to Orbost and District Future Economy Project manager, Tim Cotter.
He says the relative physical remoteness requires rethinking typical educational provision.
Tammy Bundle recalls taking long walks as a child in bushland just outside the Orbost township along the Bonang Road.
On those adventures, she would walk past a house on farmland, about three kilometres north of the town, and admire it.
Over the years whenever she passed by the property, Ms Bundle’s connection to