Saturday, 24 July 2021
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Tamboon gets together

Tamboon gets together

Last Thursday, the three small communities at Tamboon Inlet - Tamboon, Tamboon South and Furnell Landing - got together to swap stories, share experiences and meet old and new friends and to thank the support agencies and contractors who did so much in helping to prepare and defend the communities from bushfire and in the restoration of roads into the communities.Nerida Stephenson, wife of...
Does development fit?

Does development fit?

Members of the Marlo Ratepayers and Residents’ Association (MRRA) are less than impressed with a 104-allotment subdivision proposed for the east of Marlo Road on the entry to town.The proposal has been in motion for more than three years, the vast majority of blocks being around 700 square metres in size, which the MRRA says does not fit the Marlo Urban Design Framework, produced in 2007 with a...
Marlo bookings booming

Marlo bookings booming

Since taking over the Marlo Caravan Park and Motel in August, Ros and Colin Mitchell, haven’t been able to keep the smiles off their faces.“We’ve been smashed with bookings,” Mr Mitchell said when the Snowy River Mail dropped by the park last Tuesday.“We were heavily booked before Christmas and our January bookings are also very strong,” he said.“When the border to New South Wales closed, the...
Marlo Triathlon cancelled

Marlo Triathlon cancelled

The annual Marlo Triathlon, set for this Saturday, has been COVID cancelled.Run by the Orbost Snowy Rovers Football Netball Club and Riviera Triathlon Club, both parties decided it was best to cancel the event following news of a recent COVID- 19 outbreak with the potential to affect East Gippsland.“This was always a possibility given the uncertainty of the current times, but the decision has...
Amazing results

Amazing results

Orbost Secondary College (OSC) and Mallacoota P-12 College are celebrating the success of students after the arrival of Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) scores.At Mallacoota, Dux was awarded to Tom Nation, who achieved an impressive 98.15, putting him in the top 1.85 per cent of students across the state, as well as the school’s highest ever ATAR.The school’s Facebook page stated the...
An air of optimism: Governor General

An air of optimism: Governor General

It’s hard to believe that next week will mark the first anniversary of the bushfires that chewed their way through the Mallacoota district destroying more than 120 homes.Over 200 properties were impacted by the devastating fires which cut Mallacoota off from the rest of East Gippsland after roads leading in were impacted by unstable roads and fallen trees.The township of Mallacoota is home to...

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