Sunday, 29 November 2020
122 Nicholson Street, Orbost, VIC 3888 - P: (03) 5154 1919

Local News

First Preference Vote Count

First Preference Vote Count

East Gippsland Shire Council  First Preference Vote Count as of 12noon 29.10.2020  Batch Range: 1 of 522
Out of the ashes, Miva Cottages are born

Out of the ashes, Miva Cottages are born

The devastating bushfires that impacted Mallacoota on New Year’s Eve highlighted a multitude of shortcomings in critical services in the remote community, the most pressing being a significant lack of housing and emergency accommodation.The Miva Hall at the Mallacoota District Health and Support Service (MDHSS), among other places, became a temporary home for displaced residents, many with high...
Female sergeants a first for Orbost

Female sergeants a first for Orbost

Orbost is in safe hands with the promotion of two female police officers to the rank of sergeant.Long time local residents, Jo Geddes and Andrea Craigie, were recently upgraded from leading senior constables to sergeants as part of an overall increase in police resources in East Gippsland.Sgt Craigie, who lives in Marlo with her husband, Jason Coath, and teenage son, has been with the Orbost...
Christmas festival on the cards

Christmas festival on the cards

With Christmas less than 10 weeks away now, the Orbost Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for a Christmas like no other.While many things have been scrapped this year, Christmas has not been.Following on from the passing of much-loved local identity, Tracey Barnett, who reinstated the Nicholson Street decorations with her solid group of loyal volunteers, Sammi Reynolds has volunteered her time to...
Finally getting full seal

Finally getting full seal

The Bonang Road will finally be fully sealed after years of campaigning by local residents, business owners and local MPs.Federal MP, Darren Chester, confirmed the Federal Budget will include an additional $7 million to seal 12 kilometres of the road between Goongerah and Bonang.It brings the total Federal Government commitment to the project to $9 million, while the State Government has refused...
Tourists return

Tourists return

It’s been a welcome return to tourism in Mallacoota.Arguably the East Gippsland town hit hardest by bushfires and COVID- 19, the easing of restrictions over the past fortnight has seen an influx of visitors to the town.Denise Evans, at Shady Gully Caravan Park, was extremely pleased to welcome back visitors.“Since relaxation of rules in regional areas, the phone started ringing immediately after...

Snowy River Mail

122 Nicholson Street
PO Box 272
Orbost, VIC 3888

P: (03) 5154 1919
F: (03) 5154 2099

Publication Day: Wednesday
Circulation: 3,531

Yeates Media

Cnr Macleod & Bailey Streets
PO Box 465
Bairnsdale, VIC 3875

P: (03) 5150 2300
F: (03) 5152 6257