Monday, 01 March 2021
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Firey figurines honour Mallacoota heroes

Firey figurines honour Mallacoota heroes

Young students from Mallacoota P-12 College have thanked the CFA firefighters who saved their school from the devastating bushfires last season by crafting creative firefighter figurines.Local students and teachers felt indebted following the destructive fires and set out to craft a bright, colourful mural and firey figurines to show their gratitude for the important work the CFA does to protect...
Cr Pelz stepping away

Cr Pelz stepping away

Long serving councillor, Marianne Pelz, has decided to step down from the East Gippsland Shire at the conclusion of the current term in October and not seek re-election.Cr Pelz, from Newmerella, was first elected to council back in 2008 and has served three consecutive terms.Cr Natalie O’ Connell, has also decided not to re-nominate for election raising fears that the new council elected in...
Orbost pays it forward

Orbost pays it forward

Last week two residents in Orbost were lucky enough to receive gifts in their letter box, one with a letter that said ‘#PayItForwardOrbost - Give a gift, write a kind word or make something unique!It could be as small as a chocolate bar, a hand sanitiser, a loaf of bread or some fruit. You could be creative and make something special, buy a lotto ticket, a local voucher or home baked goods.It is...
Local teacher appointed  to key leadership position

Local teacher appointed to key leadership position

The School for Student Leadership, which operates the Snowy River Campus at Marlo, known to many as the Coastal School, is expanding.  A new campus is nearing completion in the Yarra Valley at the small hamlet of Don Valley. And a local educator has been appointed to lead that new campus. “We are delighted to announce Michael Heyne has been appointed to lead the new campus of our...
Conran will be ready

Conran will be ready

Cape Conran Coastal Park will be “visitor-ready” soon under the State Government’s bushfire recovery plan announced at the weekend. The government’s new blueprint for fire-affected regions was unveiled on Sunday with $7.15 million of the $110m plan being allocated to infrastructure at Cape Conran.  While the finer details of the funding are yet to be disclosed, the funding announced...
COVID cases double

COVID cases double

East Gippsland's positive COVID-19 case numbers doubled from three to six in the space of three days from Saturday. The new cases come as local doctors urge people with the mildest symptoms to be tested following a significant drop in testing numbers in the area since stage three restrictions were reintroduced. Bairnsdale Medical Group practice manager, Piero Baglioni, which operates the...

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