Tuesday, 05 March 2024
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Meteorologist coming to the show

Meteorologist coming to the show

Meteorologist and journalist, Jane Bunn, is coming to Orbost on March 11 as this year’s Landcare Expo presenter at this year’s Orbost Show. Jane is passionate about the weather, a qualified meteorologist, and a weather consultant to farming, CFA, and agricultural communities.  She is also a weather presenter with channel 7 Melbourne on the 6pm news, 4pm news and national bulletins. Landcare...
Engines rumble for the Poker Run

Engines rumble for the Poker Run

The first Saturday in March has been home to the Orbost Annual Poker Run since 2010, and this Saturday is no different. The 13th annual event last year attracted the largest number of registrations since it began with 192 motorbikes hitting the road from Bairnsdale back to Orbost all in the name of raising vital funds for Ronald McDonald House Monash. The 2023 ride was dedicated to president,...
Seafood festival dives into Mallacoota in April

Seafood festival dives into Mallacoota in April

The picturesque coastal town of Mallacoota is gearing up for a culinary extravaganza as it hosts the Wild Harvest Seafood Festival this April.  This unique festival not only celebrates the rich bounty of land and sea but also pays homage to the Indigenous custodians who have been connected with the land for thousands of years.  Mallacoota, deeply rooted in seafood culture, is set to...
Upgrades begin at Forest Park

Upgrades begin at Forest Park

Works have commenced at Orbost’s Forest Park.  Access to Forest Park will be limited for the next few months while East Gippsland Shire Council upgrade the facilities.  Visitors to the area are asked to observe construction signage and any directions from the contractor during the works. The Forest Park upgrade will revitalise and modernise Orbost’s premier passive recreation area and...
Rex Candy receives sweet medal

Rex Candy receives sweet medal

A leader in innovative river management has been recognised for 25 years making East Gippsland’s rivers healthier and its communities more resilient.  The East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority (CMA) has congratulated long-time employee Rex Candy for being awarded the Public Service Medal in the Australia Day 2024 Honours List (Meritorious Awards) for his contributions to waterway...
50,000 reasons to smile

50,000 reasons to smile

More than $50,000 has been loaded onto Orbost Chamber of Commerce Gift Cards in the 15 months since they began.  "In a small community like ours, we rely on local businesses much heavier than other larger centres and these gift cards are a great way to make a tangible difference to our area in keeping the money local for longer," Orbost and District Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ODCI)...

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