Sunday, 05 July 2020
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School captains’ support

School captains’ support

As school students, their parents-cum-teachers, and their teachers endeavour to nestle into the routine of remote learning, Orbost Secondary College captains, Chloe Healey and James Russell, last week prepared the following messages for their fellow students.“As school captains we would like to send out a message to you all in this very different and confusing time,” Chloe said.“Firstly, as year...
We will still remember them

We will still remember them

ANZAC Day will be different in Orbost this year, but we will still remember them.As might be expected, due to the constraints of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) there will be no community ANZAC Day dawn service, ANZAC Day march or Commemoration Service at the Orbost Cenotaph this Saturday, April 25.On Monday, March 16, 2020, RSL Victoria held an emergency meeting of the ANZAC Day Commemorative...
A tough Easter for the whole community

A tough Easter for the whole community

What an Easter it was this year, one that was nothing like anything we have experienced before.As Australians gradually get used to their way of life in the midst of the coronavirus crisis, with restrictions tightly in place, things are anything but normal. Easter was no exception, and though the Easter Bunny was still permitted to visit families after Prime Minister Scott Morrison made a...
New look for term two

New look for term two

When students returned from extended holidays yesterday to commence their term two studies, it was in a way none had experienced before.As the community acts to slow the spread of COVID-19, the message to students and parents of government schools is clear: all children who  can  learn at home  must  learn from home – with exceptions only in extremely limited...
Winning views

Winning views

The prizewinning entries in the Australian Wood Design Exhibition can now be viewed in the Courtyard Café in Nicholson Street, Orbost, during daylight shopping hours.Chairperson of the Orbost Exhibition Centre committee, Deb Foskey said, displaying the pieces in public, albeit behind glass, provides a nice option to viewing them online.“It has become almost impossible in these days of restricted...
Pony club’s brighter future

Pony club’s brighter future

Mallacoota Pony Club’s facilities were decimated during the summer bushfires and the small club was looking at what could have been a very bleak future, but a grant of$50,000 has brightened its outlook no end.The club has been announced as one of the CommBank Bushfire Recovery Grant recipients and will receive $50,000 to rebuild its much-loved pony club and replace vital clubhouse...

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