Saturday, 24 July 2021
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Mallacoota Gun Club will rebuild. The club will receive $286,713 to rebuild its facilities after the devastating bushfires as part of the State Government’s Shooting Sports Facilities Program, while nearly $300,000 will go towards Olympic and Paralympic upgrades at Werribee Victorian Clay Target Club, while Sale Pistol Club will use $22,875 to install solar panels to bring power to the site....
Fire grant dismay

Fire grant dismay

East Gippsland community leaders have written to the Prime Minister to express disappointment with a bushfire recovery grants program they say is insulting to the local community. East Gippsland Shire Council mayor, Cr Mendy Urie, State Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, and Federal Member for Gippsland, Darren Chester, said the region would be short-changed unless the Prime Minister revised...
Light it up Orbost

Light it up Orbost

The East Gippsland Winter Festival bounced open its doors a fortnight ago with Orbost taking its turn in the spotlight last Saturday. Hundreds of locals and visitors alike popped on their winter woolies and rugged up to join in what turned out being a spectacular evening where Orbost lit up for its lantern parade. These events don’t just happen and a lot of hard work had gone in to pull this one...
Marlo development stalled

Marlo development stalled

There’s a cloud over the future of a residential development at Marlo after East Gippsland Shire Council decided not to endorse the project as recommended by town planning just yet.  The 104-allotment proposed subdivision at 10 Marlo Road has attracted a barrage of criticism from members of the Marlo Ratepayers and Residents’ Association since it was proposed. While the Association (MRRA)...
COVID changeover

COVID changeover

In a time of great economic uncertainty given the ongoing global pandemic, one would assume people would be erring on the side of caution and playing it safe in regards to their financial investments. That is certainly not the case in Orbost with three eateries all going under the hammer and being sold within the past three months. Megan Chambers, her husband Chris Donchi and their children,...
Mallacoota PC rebuilds for young riders

Mallacoota PC rebuilds for young riders

Mallacoota Pony Club is delighted to announce it has been successful in receiving a Local Economic Recovery grant, to rebuild its club grounds and continue its 40-year history. The grant, administered by Bushfire Recovery Victoria, will provide $296,000 to the club, which will see the finalisation of roadworks, carparking facilities, amenities, development of a three-grade level cross country...

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