Saturday, 19 October 2019
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Early road closures

Early road closures

Due to the impacts of the early winter storms and snow, some roads and tracks in Parks across the east and north east of Victoria have been temporarily closed from Thursday.Seasonal road closures occur annually across the track networks in National Parks and State Forests, as part of an annual driver safety and road damage prevention program, with most closures occurring later in June. However,...
Projecting a healthy future for the region

Projecting a healthy future for the region

Following three months as interim chief executive officer at Orbost Regional Health (ORH), Vicki Farthing took on the role officially on May 13 and is excited to be a part of setting a positive future for the district’s key health service provider.“I’m back again,” Vicki said, referring to the return to East Gippsland by her and her husband, Geoff; Vicki having worked for a number of years at...
Stories told with cultural diversity

Stories told with cultural diversity

Koori Elders from Lakes Entrance Aboriginal Health Association (LEAHA), including some Bidawal people who have seldom had the opportunity to visit Mallacoota, their ancestral land, visited Mallacoota on May 21 and 22.Also among the Elders group were members of Wurinbeena Inc., an art company with a gallery in Lakes Entrance that showcases Aboriginal art and culture.The visit was part of the...
Reconciliation and developing relationships

Reconciliation and developing relationships

Showing their support for National Reconciliation Week (NRW), which this year ran with the theme ‘Grounded in Truth Walk Together with Courage’, and celebrating the growing relationship between Orbost Regional Health (ORH) and Moogji Aboriginal Council East Gippsland, staff at ORH gathered for a morning tea on Wednesday, May 29.The dates of NRW were explained to those gathered by new ORH chief...
John honoured with a historical award

John honoured with a historical award

A certificate of achievement has been awarded to Orbost and District Historical Society member, John Phillips, in recognition of his outstanding personal contribution to the preservation and celebration of the history of Orbost and district.John is a life member of the Orbost and District Historical Society, and a former teacher at Orbost Secondary College.His award was one of several presented...
Cann Valley appreciation

Cann Valley appreciation

The award-winning Cann River Volunteer Appreciation Day saw another wonderful celebration of the Cann Valley district’s volunteers on Saturday, held during National Volunteer Appreciation Week.The Cann River Community Centre’s inaugural volunteer appreciation day last year saw the centre and the supportive Cann River community receive East Gippsland Shire Council’s Community Event of the Year in...

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