Saturday, 14 December 2019
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Christmas Eve fiesta

Christmas Eve fiesta

Arrangements are progressing well for this year’s Christmas Eve festival.Once again there will be a range of activities for everyone with market stalls and displays, jumping castles and a merry-go-round for younger children, a bucking bull for the older ones and a dunking machine.A highlight of the night will be a family circus stunt show and of course Santa will visit town at 7.30pm as...
Cape Conran community remembered with pride

Cape Conran community remembered with pride

Nostalgia was in the air on Saturday, November 16, as 40 people, former residents of the Cape Conran community, gathered at the Wairewa Hall for a reunion and DVD launch.They began by visiting a farm shed on the property of Brian Blakeman and Elizabeth Bakewell. It was a shed they’d known well as youngsters as Brian purchased the Cape Conran Hall when the village disbanded in 1985/6.Afternoon...
Calendars showcasing Mallacoota

Calendars showcasing Mallacoota

Photographers, whether local or visiting, professional or smart phone snappers, are able to capture spectacular images looking over the lakes, beaches and forests in and around Mallacoota. One in particular has grabbed the spotlight and has been published in the Australian Weather Calendar for 2020.Turn over to the month of March and there you will find a stunning photo contributed by...
Orbost CFA centenary celebrations

Orbost CFA centenary celebrations

Celebrating a centenary of protection and education, Orbost Fire Brigade shared its achievements with the community it protects last week with a history display, a free family fun day and a gala awards night.From last Tuesday to Saturday, the Orbost Exhibition Centre displayed a great array of paraphernalia from across the years, with photos, documents and equipment, some still in use today,...
Canberra bound

Canberra bound

On Monday, November 11, a piece of Orbost history was packed up and shipped off, bound for the National Museum of Australia in Canberra.Members of the Snowy River Alliance and the Women of the Snowy River committees from Dalgety and Orbost the only two towns on the Snowy River downstream of Jindabyne were recently contacted by the museum as they sought items of significance relating to the...
Australia Day awards open

Australia Day awards open

The Rotary Club of Orbost is calling for nominations for the 2020 Australia Day Orbost Community Awards with award nominations open for Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year, and Community Event of the Year.The citizen awards recognise people who have made a noteworthy contribution to the community during the current year, or who have given outstanding service to the community over a...

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