Saturday, 24 July 2021
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Choules chooses Coota

Choules chooses Coota

What a day for Mallacoota. Last Wednesday, March 10, the Mallacoota community was proud to welcome the HMAS Choules on her first return visit to the town following the 2019/20 Black Summer Bushfires. The Choules played a positive and calming role in the Mallacoota community in its time of need, conducting the largest domestic maritime evacuation in Australia’s history – more than 1300 residents,...
Outstanding show

Outstanding show

The 112th Orbost Agricultural Show was a spectacular success on Monday, with a COVID-safe record crowd filling the Newmerella Recreation Reserve. Despite some changes to the schedule with some horse events not going ahead, a number of new stall holders and the Landcare Sustainability Expo proved winners with the punters. For the second year running, gate entry was covered thanks to a generous...
Poker Run a success

Poker Run a success

The Orbost Poker Run attracted 139 motorcyclists on Saturday with good riding conditions for another successful charity run.Now in its 11th year, the annual event brought in riders from New South Wales and across Victoria for the event.Some riders had pillion passengers onboard resulting in 175 registrations for the poker hands.Funds raised from the ride reached $24,440 yesterday, all to be...
Feasting while fundraising

Feasting while fundraising

Orbost North Primary School junior school council held its first fundraiser for the year, a Mexican Day, last Thursday, to raise money for the little known disease: A-T (Ataxia Telangiectasia).This is a rare and incurable blood disease at present which affects only 40 children in Australia, one in which local resident, Jarrah Beveridge, who is also the school principal, Jo Dacy-Broome’s, cheeky...
Neil’s exceptional steel craftsmanship

Neil’s exceptional steel craftsmanship

Neil Findley has been in the metal engineering business for more than 30 years and runs his own business in Orbost.On a day-to-day basis, Neil is fixing heavy earth moving equipment and farm machinery.Neil has always been a creator and enjoys making bespoke pieces commissioned by locals.Inspired by the beautiful surroundings of the East Gippsland landscape, the abundance of Australian Animals in...
All set for the show

All set for the show

The Orbost Agricultural Show is still being planned to go ahead on Monday, March 8, at the Newmerella Recreation Reserve, pending COVID-19 restrictions.Although the schedule will look quite different due to the pandemic, it is still set to be the wonderful community event that it is, made safe by the introduction of hand sanitiser stations placed around the site in accordance with the organising...

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