Saturday, 24 July 2021
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Brewery to relocate

Brewery to relocate

Sailors Grave Brewing is planning to relocate and expand the business to a greenfield site, strategically located on the Cape Conran coastal touring route. The new site is adjacent to the proposed Marlo to Conran shared pathway and upgraded services link. “We are business owners and residents of this area with family history going back many generations,” co-owner Chris Moore said.  “We see...
Mallacoota powers up

Mallacoota powers up

AusNet Services last Thursday announced it had installed Gippsland’s first community battery in Mallacoota, making the town one of the first in Australia to have a grid-connected energy storage system included in its local network. This innovative project plays a key role in improving power reliability by up to 90 per cent for the town of Mallacoota. AusNet has contributed $7.5 million for this...
Jabs ready

Jabs ready

Orbost residents will be able to receive community vaccinations to protect them from the coronavirus from Saturday. Following a meeting yesterday (Tuesday) with Gippsland Public Health Unit, Orbost Regional Health (ORH) chief executive officer, Vicki Farthing, said AstraZeneca vaccinations could commence on Saturday. Those wishing to get the jab between 9.30am to 4pm will need to book via the...
Orbost slammed shut

Orbost slammed shut

Orbost resembled a ghost town this week as businesses were forced to either shut up shop or operate at reduced capacity. “It’s dead in the main street,” Julie Leatham, from Café One2Five told the Snowy River Mail on Monday. “I think I might be the only café’ open today,” she said. Ms Leatham described trade on Friday and Saturday as “shocking”.“We ran at a loss over the weekend.”Café One2Five is...
Family comedy hits Orbost

Family comedy hits Orbost

“Everyone has a family, but not all families are this dysfunctional.” That is according to director Phillip A. Mayer, about the basic premise of Family is Murder, a comedy by multi-award winning Gippsland-based Here There and Everywhere Theatre Company that has proved to be a smash-hit with audiences. The show will head to Orbost this Saturday night at Orbost Secondary College drama room....
Award winning motel

Award winning motel

Vickie, Michael, Nathan and Nam, business owners and managers of Orbost Motel, last week announced the motel has been recognised as a 2021 Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best award winner for Australia in the ‘Small’ category. This result comes after being ranked in the top one per cent of hotels worldwide.  Throughout a challenging year, Orbost Motel stood out to travelers and provided an...

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