Saturday, 19 October 2019
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Concern for Bonang Road users

Concern for Bonang Road users

Goongerah resident, Sharon Small, is concerned for the safety of users of the Bonang Road.With a truck going over the edge on July 17 Ms Small was unable to attend her place of employment in Orbost. This is not an unusual occurrence along the road she says.“The driver and passenger of the truck carrying road fill for futile road works were shaken and had feared the front of the truck was going...
Fishing trip’s soggy finish

Fishing trip’s soggy finish

A stunning sunset did little to suppress the disappointment and frustration of one Melbourne visitor when his four-wheel drive vehicle needed rescuing from the Snowy River at the Marlo Jetty last Thursday night.It finished up an expensive day of fishing for the visitor when the vehicle he was backing to collect his friend’s boat proceeded to follow the trailer into the water, finishing up with...
Red Sunday to make its Melbourne debut

Red Sunday to make its Melbourne debut

The team behind local documentary film, Red Sunday: Healing Through Narrative Therapy, which tells the story of the 2014 fires around Bonang, are excited to have the film included in this year’s Melbourne Documentary Film Festival.The fires of early 2014 were devastating for the Far East Gippsland communities and lasted nearly 70 long, unpredictable, and traumatic days, and the production of the...
Preparing for Pumpkin Fest 2020

Preparing for Pumpkin Fest 2020

Following the success of the Orbost Pumpkin Festival Art Exhibition 2019 it is now time to think about the festival for 2020.This will be bigger than the Easter exhibition this year and will require input from more members of the community.Do you have some ideas to make the 2020 festival better, bigger, encompass more, be more fun? All ideas, criticisms, innovations are welcome to encourage the...
Young leaders off to China

Young leaders off to China

The School for Student Leadership has conducted another Victorian Young Leaders to China preparation program at the Snowy River Campus, Marlo over the school vacation.Forty-seven students from across Victoria attended the four-day retreat to prepare them for their six-week immersion in southern China in August and September this year.Students in this cohort come from Swifts Creek, Orbost, Koo...
Medical centre open for business

Medical centre open for business

Mallacoota’s new $721,000 medical centre has opened its doors to patients for the first time this week.Federal Member for Gippsland, Darren Chester, visited the new medical centre in Maurice Street as work neared completion.“I’m proud to have worked with the community to secure a $300,000 Federal Government grant to help fund the construction of the medical centre,” Mr Chester said.“Mallacoota...

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