Saturday, 14 December 2019
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Bonang Highway - still waiting

Bonang Highway - still waiting

The Andrews Labor Government has not committed to matching the $2m in Federal money to seal the remaining unsealed section of the Bonang Highway, and in doing so has called into question its own costing of the work.In response to a question from Gippsland East MP, Tim Bull, Roads Minister, Jaala Pulford, would not commit and cited the state needed to ensure ‘sufficient funds are provided by the...
Ian first lucky winner

Ian first lucky winner

Last Wednesday, July 31, marked the beginning of the newest competition to sweep Orbost by storm - lucky fiver - and it wasn’t long before the competition nabbed its first winner.The Orbost and District Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ODCCI) is conducting the lucky fiver competition in partnership with the Orbost Club Hotel for the month of August. Last week’s lucky fiver note had been in...
Cold Gold 6 a great local read

Cold Gold 6 a great local read

Following the success of his last five books, local author, Dennis McTaggart, recently released his highly anticipated sixth book, Cold Gold 6.The series follows Teddy, an abalone diver, and his adventures, leaving the reader continually gasping in anticipation of what is to come around the corner.Dennis tells Teddy’s stories in a very typical Australian way, which is easy to read but hard to...
A decorated football history

A decorated football history

Orbost Snowy will host football and netball premiership reunions at its round 17 East Gippsland Football Netball League clash with Lakes Entrance on Saturday, August 10.There will be afternoon tea at half time of seniors and a main meal and stories of yesteryear after the game.The club will celebrate Orbost senior flags from 1969, 1979, 1998 and 1999, Snowy Rovers “A” and “B” grade netball...
Win with a lucky fiver

Win with a lucky fiver

A new initiative by the Orbost and District Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in partnership with the Orbost Club Hotel, begins today, with shoppers in for a chance to win shopping vouchers simply by finding lucky $5 notes circulating in the community.For the next five weeks, the serial number of a $5 note will be recorded and advertised in both the Snowy River Mail and on posters displayed...
Countdown on for Fling

Countdown on for Fling

Last year’s Flamingo Fling High Tea was a huge success. Now it’s time to get this year’s event jumping with even more funds to be raised for local cancer survivors and many others in the community.The Snowy Flamingos Cancer Support Group members and other generous community groups, businesses and individuals participated and contributed to the 2018 Flamingo Fling, funds from which paid for a...

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