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A ‘P-Bachelor’ educational precinct

A ‘P-Bachelor’ educational precinct

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.  “This is occurring already with the announcement for a P-12 campus in Orbost and earlier thinking...
Moogji project a winner

Moogji project a winner

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 it remained unchanged. Now the chief executive officer of Moogji Aboriginal...
President steps down

President steps down

Orbost and District Chamber of Commerce and Industry president for the past 18 years, Susan Hooper, retired from her role prior to the annual general meeting last Tuesday. Like the longtime work of Garry Squires as secretary of Orbost Chamber, Mrs Hooper’s term as president is most noteworthy.  Incoming president for 2021-22, Sammi Reynolds, said everyone recognised the great work of Mrs...
COVID exposure sites

COVID exposure sites

As of Monday there are currently five active COVID-19 case in East Gippsland with one Tier 1 public exposure site - Paynesville Wine Bar, Tuesday, October 12, and Wednesday, October 13, 3.30-5.30pm. If you have visited the wine bar during these times you must get tested and isolate for 14 days.
Future forest management and coastal park access

Future forest management and coastal park access

Future of Orbost and District Project manager, Tim Cotter, this week gives an overview of the third innovation proposal covering local forest management and coastal park access. Basic proposition: “Native forests are an important environmental asset that will require careful management following the end of native timber logging,” Mr Cotter said. “Promoting biodiversity, particularly supporting...
Cafés close over rules

Cafés close over rules

Salt Organics in Orbost will close its doors to customers for good rather than comply with a Victorian Government directive to get vaccinated.Owner of Salt Organics, Ondy Meek, told the Snowy River Mail the mandated vaccinations had sealed the deal for her.“We’re opposed to it. It’s just the whole mandatory thing of having to get vaccinated,” Ms Meek said. “I’m disappointed most definitely...

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