Saturday, 19 September 2020
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We all love our passionate Jenni

We all love our passionate Jenni

A statewide initiative, ‘Celebrating Aged Care, Love Your Job’, campaign aims to recognise and celebrate the enormous contribution of aged care workers and volunteers. A well-deserved campaign winner was Orbost Regional Health’s (ORH) Jenni Broadley.Colleagues and residents at ORH’s Waratah Lodge, and their families, were not surprised Jenni was recognised as a winner. When the win was announced...
Your say on fires

Your say on fires

We all have a story to tell regarding the 2019/20 Victorian fire season and the Inspector-General for Emergency Services, Tony Pearce, wants to hear the views and experiences from communities effected by the bushfires first hand.Mr Pearce is touring fire-affected areas and holding community meetings in various towns. Last Thursday evening a small group attended a meeting at Lochiel Park.He is...
Heading to shutdown

Heading to shutdown

The spread of COVID-19 across the globe, and the State and Federal government announcements of lockdown for nonessential industries here, has had a huge impact on the economy right across the world, and East Gippsland is not being left out.“Orbost has not been hit too hard by truckloads of people coming in and buying in excess, however we have seen a lot of excessive purchases made in response...
Half a century of garden happenings

Half a century of garden happenings

On Thursday, March 12, Orbost Garden Club held a meeting at the Senior Citizen’s Clubrooms, the same venue used 50 years ago when its inaugural meeting was held.Four dedicated ladies who attended that inaugural meeting have continued to give service to the club for 50 years.Ella White organised the countless trips to visit gardens across Victoria and some in-terstate. She still looks forward to...
Feel autumn in the air at art exhibition

Feel autumn in the air at art exhibition

As the end of March approaches the feel of autumn is in the air and in the leaves.Toadstools have emerged after receiving their first drop of soft autumn rain. Can you feel it and have almost finished your work of art ready for the Orbost Autumn Festival Community Art Exhibition?Some entries for this free exhibition have been received but most of the works will be presented at the Orbost...
A decade of poker runs

A decade of poker runs

The 10th Annual Orbost Poker Run was a cracker of a day all round, with the weather gods smiling down on the 139 bikes as they rode about East Gippsland’s roads collecting poker cards and raising more than $30,000 for a great cause.At 10am Saturday morning the bikes roared out of the Bairnsdale McDonalds’ car park headed in convoy to Lake Tyers Beach, Orbost, Marlo, Bemm River and back to Orbost...

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