Tuesday, 23 July 2019
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Chester’s big win

Chester’s big win

Incumbent Darren Chester, of the Nationals, has been safely retained as the Member for Gippsland following a Federal Election win on Saturday, returning as the sitting member for the region for the fifth time with his party in power.While the Coalition’s national win may have been a shock to many, Mr Chester’s victory in Gippsland was not unexpected, though his primary vote decreased for the...
Is there anyone home?

Is there anyone home?

With Orbost Police attending a burglary at a farming property near Cabbage Tree Creek last Friday, and another burglary at an unattended house in Scott Street, Orbost, over the weekend, police are issuing a reminder for anyone not living and working on properties on a full-time basis to take precautions to prevent such occurrences.The Cabbage Tree Creek farming property had motorbikes and tools...
Preserving wartime heritage

Preserving wartime heritage

Federal Member for Gippsland, Darren Chester, has allocated $4000 to Jarrahmond Landcare Group to further protect its historic Avenue of Honour.In his role as Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, Mr Chester granted the funding to the Landcare group to help protect the avenue planted in remembrance of locals who served in World War I and World War II.Mr Chester visited the site on B Road to see the...
Make your vote count

Make your vote count

Residents of Far East Gippsland will have their say for the future of the region in this Saturday’s Federal Election.Polling booths in the Far East can be found at: Orbost - St James Anglican Hall 28 Browning Street; Newmerella, Newmerella Primary School, 2 McLaughlins Road; Marlo – Marlo Primary School, 12 Jorgensen Street; Mallacoota - Miva Miva Health Centre, 1 Maurice Avenue; Nowa Nowa –...
Mouthwatering win for Orbost butcher

Mouthwatering win for Orbost butcher

Having competed in the Melbourne competitions for Meatstock on March 23 and 24, Orbost butcher, Brett Morrison, says it was a good practice run for the Meatstock Sydney festival, held on May 4 and 5, where the Badassbbq Competition BBQ Team, made up of himself and four chefs, this time took home a hoard of accolades.A familiar face around the area, Brett operates Morrison’s Meat Shops in Orbost...
Positive candidate support for bridge

Positive candidate support for bridge

“Positive and encouraging” is how Save the Snowy Rail Bridge vice president, May Leatch, describes the responses received from candidates in the upcoming Federal election regarding the bridge project.“We sent two questions to as many candidates for the local seat of Gippsland as we were able to contact,” Ms Leatch said.The questions were: 1. Do you support the Save the Snowy Rail Bridge...

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