Tuesday, 23 July 2019
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Cultural learning at Corringle

Cultural learning at Corringle

The sun was shining and conditions were calm as the East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority (EGCMA), Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation (GLaWAC) and Parks Victoria hosted a walk, talk and paddle at Corringle Foreshore Reserve last Thursday.Participants learnt about the joint management arrangements between GLaWAC and Parks Victoria, the cultural significance of the reserve...
VICSES sharpening skills

VICSES sharpening skills

The Victoria State Emergency Service (VICSES) Cann River Unit has been sharpening its Road Crash Rescue (RCR) skills in preparation for its volunteers’ skills to be put to the test when they undergo a Road Crash Rescue Capability Assessment due to occur later this month.The Cann River volunteers, in conjunction with the Regional Readiness Team, have been working extremely hard to pass their...
Getting ready for a Flamingo Fling

Getting ready for a Flamingo Fling

Leading on from great success at last year’s event, Snowy Flamingo’s Cancer Support Group members are gearing up for another Flamingo Fling in August.Group members and other generous community groups, businesses and individuals participated and contributed to the 2018 Flamingo Fling, the funds raised by this event paying for a pamper day for ladies affected by cancer with the remainder donated...
Contributions lead to great honours

Contributions lead to great honours

Of the 993 recipients of awards in the General Division of the Order of Australia in this years Queen’s Birthday Honours List, two have called Orbost home.AUDREY VALERIE LIGHT, OAMThe late Audrey Light was announced as a posthumous recipient of a Medal (OAM) of the Order of Australia in the General Division on Monday, for service to the community through social welfare organisations, while...
Early road closures

Early road closures

Due to the impacts of the early winter storms and snow, some roads and tracks in Parks across the east and north east of Victoria have been temporarily closed from Thursday.Seasonal road closures occur annually across the track networks in National Parks and State Forests, as part of an annual driver safety and road damage prevention program, with most closures occurring later in June. However,...
Projecting a healthy future for the region

Projecting a healthy future for the region

Following three months as interim chief executive officer at Orbost Regional Health (ORH), Vicki Farthing took on the role officially on May 13 and is excited to be a part of setting a positive future for the district’s key health service provider.“I’m back again,” Vicki said, referring to the return to East Gippsland by her and her husband, Geoff; Vicki having worked for a number of years at...

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