Saturday, 08 May 2021
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Hall set for upgrade

Hall set for upgrade

The Cabbage Tree Creek Hall will be refurbished thanks to a $44,139 community facilities grant from Bushfire Recovery Victoria.Joanne Eades-Fischer, of the hall’s management committee, says the grant will support an upgrade of the hall’s sewerage system and electrical wiring, as well as construction of a verandah over an accessible entryway to protect it from the elements.“We can’t tell you how...
Christmas is coming

Christmas is coming

Christmas is upon us and now that Nicholson Street has been decorated, the community Christmas wreaths, made by school children, are proudly being displayed in shop windows.The Lucky Shopper contest is also underway with the first winner of the weekly draw being announced last Friday. SteveRobinson was the first winner. Steve was presented with his $100 worth of Orbost and District Chamber of...
A home for Christmas

A home for Christmas

The township of Mallacoota was the poster image of last summer’s Australian bushfires. Images of tourists and local residents trapped in the town and taking refuge on the beach, as the fireball coated the seaside resort in an eerie orange glow, went viral. Almost 12 months on and many residents are still waiting to rebuild after the Black Summer fires.While the process has been slow going with...
Grant to aid emergency services

Grant to aid emergency services

Mallacoota Surf Life Saving Club has been announced as a 2020 Bushfire Recovery Grant recipient.The local organisation that provides year-round local emergency response capabilities, along with awareness programs and annual community events, has received $50,000, enabling it to create a purpose-built facility with other local emergency services.In January 2019, an out of control bushfire from...
Better prepared

Better prepared

Club Terrace will be better able to respond to bushfires after the donation of a water tanker.The five Rotary Clubs of East Gippsland came together and created the East Gippsland Rotary Fire Aid following last summer’s bushfires and the group is still supporting those most affected with the small, remote township of Club Terrace, north-east of Orbost with a population around 50, the latest...
Making the most of isolation

Making the most of isolation

There is nothing like a global pandemic to make ourselves question our life, the way we live it and to appreciate the simplest of things that we once perhaps took for granted. Zinnia Golding, her fiancé, Cameron Scott, and their two small children were holidaying in Marlo at Cameron’s family’s holiday shack earlier this year before the hard lockdown occurred in Melbourne. This is when they...

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