Saturday, 19 October 2019
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Developing best education for all students

Developing best education for all students

Since the first school day of 2019, staff from Orbost Secondary College and Orbost, Orbost North, Newmerella and Marlo primary schools have been meeting regularly to develop a shared understanding of the characteristics of effective learners.The intention is to help students build a better understanding of what it is that makes an effective learner. Learning doesn’t finish at the school gate and...
No log truck ban on Bonang

No log truck ban on Bonang

Log trucks will not be banned from Delegate River Road despite a petition from local residents presented to East Gippsland Shire Council (EGSC).However, Delegate River Road will undergo a gravel re-sheet, hopefully before Christmas.EGSC general manager assets and environment, Fiona Weigall, spoke to the officer’s report regarding the petition ‘Degradation of Delegate River Road and Bridges and...
Protecting orchids on the flight path

Protecting orchids on the flight path

Few pilots or passengers flying in and out of Orbost aerodrome, just east of Marlo, would realise they have a bird’s eye view of a significant orchid site.“There are over 40 individual orchid species identified here, including bonnet orchid (Cryptostylis erecta), purple diuris (Diuris punctata), and leafless tongue-orchid (Cryptostylis hunteriana),” Department of Environment, Land, Water and...
Three teams, one ambition

Three teams, one ambition

Orbost Snowy will have three netball teams playing in the East Gippsland Football Netball League grand finals on Saturday at Bairnsdale City Oval.In “A” grade the Blues will take on Stratford while the 17 and 15 and under sides will play Wy Yung.Orbost Snowy “A” grade coach, Johanna Seal, says it’s a good sign that the club has three teams competing in the biggest games of the season.“It’s...
Wind brings trees down

Wind brings trees down

A number of trees were brought down in Mallacoota and Cann River over the weekend after East Gippsland was hit by strong winds.In the worst incidents two houses were damaged in Mallacoota.A tree fell into the side of a house early on Sunday morning, causing minor damage, while cladding blew off the side of another dwelling.Mallacoota SES said they attended about 30 incidents of trees across...
One hand on the trophy

One hand on the trophy

Orbost Snowy Rovers Football Netball Club has reason to smile.The Blues have booked themselves an East Gippsland Football Netball League grand final position in the “A” grade and 17 and under netball following second semi final wins over Stratford and Wy Yung respectively last Saturday at Bairnsdale City Oval.Orbost Snowy president, Royston Nettleton, says it’s good to see the netballers leading...

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