Thursday, 09 December 2021
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Super Saturday success

Super Saturday success

Nicholson Street came alive for Super Saturday.  The car parks were full, tables and chairs at cafés were taken up by diners and stores had people walking out with full bags of goods.  Chatter, laughter and people were generally in high spirits when they came together in what felt like a ‘normal’ pre-COVID Christmas time.  By all accounts, Super Saturday was a success. The Orbost...
Busy Christmas

Busy Christmas

December is the busiest month of the year and the Orbost and District Chamber of Commerce and Industry has decided to run multiple events to encourage locals and visitors to support local businesses, come together as a community and end another turbulent year in high spirits. The chamber’s annual lucky shopper competition is on again this year.  There will be weekly draws for...
Farewell year 12s

Farewell year 12s

Orbost Secondary College year 12 students finally got to let their hair down last week. After enduring two difficult COVID years, the graduating students finished exams and enjoyed a night out at the Marlo Hotel. School captain, Molly Short, thanked all those who supported the student cohort through the final two years of schooling, both at home and on campus. “We are very privileged to be able...
Sharing profits

Sharing profits

The Orbost Club is a community club and therefore a percentage of its profits go back into the community in the way of grants/sponsorship.  For the 2020/21 year, the Orbost Community Sports Centre received $2248 towards a new treadmill in the gym, Orbost Hockey Club received $2500 for the replacement of goalie gear. Orbost Cricket Club received $1000 to go towards junior development and...
Fires damaged environment

Fires damaged environment

The indomitable resurgence of undergrowth in East Gippsland forests is cause for concern. Next month marks two years since the Black Summer Bushfires obliterated large areas of bushland throughout the region. Those fires were so intense that the undergrowth that has sprung back is thicker than ever. The Howitt Society, whose members are made up of foresters, scientists, and experienced land and...
Mine not approved

Mine not approved

The proposed Fingerboards Mineral Sands Mine at Glenaladale will not proceed. Minister for Planning, Richard Wynne, said  the project would have unacceptable risks to the environment. Minister Wynne accepted the independent advisory committee recommendation that found the project would significantly impact local wildlife, vegetation, air quality, agriculture and horticulture. The...

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