Saturday, 19 October 2019
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Snowy structures

Snowy structures

East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority (EGCMA) has been working with local contractors to install 25 large wooden structures as habitat for fish and the small critters they feed on in the Snowy River.Funded through the State Government’s recreational fishing licences fund, the structures are created from tethering logs with rootballs to a pile driven into the bed of the river from a...
Marlo principal keen to begin

Marlo principal keen to begin

Marlo Primary School held a meet and greet morning tea last Friday to welcome the school’s newest addition, principal Matt Barlee.Although not officially commencing his role until semester two, parents and friends of the school community were pleased to welcome him to Marlo.Matt made the trek from Corryong for the morning and with much enthusiasm met his new students who threw all of the...
Cultural learning at Corringle

Cultural learning at Corringle

The sun was shining and conditions were calm as the East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority (EGCMA), Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation (GLaWAC) and Parks Victoria hosted a walk, talk and paddle at Corringle Foreshore Reserve last Thursday.Participants learnt about the joint management arrangements between GLaWAC and Parks Victoria, the cultural significance of the reserve...
VICSES sharpening skills

VICSES sharpening skills

The Victoria State Emergency Service (VICSES) Cann River Unit has been sharpening its Road Crash Rescue (RCR) skills in preparation for its volunteers’ skills to be put to the test when they undergo a Road Crash Rescue Capability Assessment due to occur later this month.The Cann River volunteers, in conjunction with the Regional Readiness Team, have been working extremely hard to pass their...
Getting ready for a Flamingo Fling

Getting ready for a Flamingo Fling

Leading on from great success at last year’s event, Snowy Flamingo’s Cancer Support Group members are gearing up for another Flamingo Fling in August.Group members and other generous community groups, businesses and individuals participated and contributed to the 2018 Flamingo Fling, the funds raised by this event paying for a pamper day for ladies affected by cancer with the remainder donated...
Contributions lead to great honours

Contributions lead to great honours

Of the 993 recipients of awards in the General Division of the Order of Australia in this years Queen’s Birthday Honours List, two have called Orbost home.AUDREY VALERIE LIGHT, OAMThe late Audrey Light was announced as a posthumous recipient of a Medal (OAM) of the Order of Australia in the General Division on Monday, for service to the community through social welfare organisations, while...

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