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Grant to aid emergency services

Grant to aid emergency services

Mallacoota Surf Life Saving Club has been announced as a 2020 Bushfire Recovery Grant recipient.The local organisation that provides year-round local emergency response capabilities, along with awareness programs and annual community events, has received $50,000, enabling it to create a purpose-built facility with other local emergency services.In January 2019, an out of control bushfire from...
Better prepared

Better prepared

Club Terrace will be better able to respond to bushfires after the donation of a water tanker.The five Rotary Clubs of East Gippsland came together and created the East Gippsland Rotary Fire Aid following last summer’s bushfires and the group is still supporting those most affected with the small, remote township of Club Terrace, north-east of Orbost with a population around 50, the latest...
Making the most of isolation

Making the most of isolation

There is nothing like a global pandemic to make ourselves question our life, the way we live it and to appreciate the simplest of things that we once perhaps took for granted. Zinnia Golding, her fiancé, Cameron Scott, and their two small children were holidaying in Marlo at Cameron’s family’s holiday shack earlier this year before the hard lockdown occurred in Melbourne. This is when they...
Mark scrapes back in

Mark scrapes back in

Marlo resident, Mark Reeves, has been returned as a councillor following the counting of votes in the East Gippsland Shire Council elections. Mr Reeves, a long-time councillor and former mayor, narrowly scraped over the line with 1535 votes to secure the ninth position on council. He will be joined at the council table by seven new faces and immediate past mayor, John White, who too was re-...
Election voting

Election voting

East Gippsland Shire Council 2020 election first preference votes, as of 1pm, Friday, October 30:
First Preference Vote Count 30/10/2020

First Preference Vote Count 30/10/2020

East Gippsland Shire Council 2020 First Preference Vote Count as of 10am 30.10.2020 - Computer Count Batch Range: 1 of 522

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