Tuesday, 23 July 2019
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Kortni shaves for a cure

Kortni shaves for a cure

The last day of term two was a big one for Newmerella Primary School student, Kortni Stedman.A member of the school’s leadership team, Kortni had been busy in the lead up to last Friday when she shaved her long locks to raise money and awareness to find a cure for blood cancers.Participating in the Leukaemia Foundation’s World’s Greatest Shave, by lunchtime Kortni had already raised nearly $2300...
Active and visible in the local community

Active and visible in the local community

The Rotary Club of Orbost, which was led by Meryn Pease from July 2018 until her departure in February 2019 with Peter van den Oever taking over as acting president for the remainder of the four months, has had a good year of fundraising, community partnerships and most importantly has served its local community in the best way it knows how.The club celebrated its achievements as a team at its...
Chloe and Demi trekking the Kokoda Trail

Chloe and Demi trekking the Kokoda Trail

Orbost’s Chloe Healey and Mallacoota’s Demi Preston are currently in the Papua New Guinean jungle, trekking the Kokoda Trail, an experience that will no doubt remain with them forever.The pair left this week as part of a contingent of six East Gippsland year 11 students named as recipients of the Grassby Scholarships.The scholarships are made available by the fundraising of a local volunteer...
Have you heard?

Have you heard?

Gippsland Pearls have you heard of them have you found any of them?The members of Orbost Probus Club were quite enthralled when local vet, Sara Bailey, gave an insight into her and her partners’ new venture of growing Gippsland pearls lovely pearly white mushrooms.Much research has been done and more is being applied to grow these delicious mushrooms in the equine centre at their property...
Snowy structures

Snowy structures

East Gippsland Catchment Management Authority (EGCMA) has been working with local contractors to install 25 large wooden structures as habitat for fish and the small critters they feed on in the Snowy River.Funded through the State Government’s recreational fishing licences fund, the structures are created from tethering logs with rootballs to a pile driven into the bed of the river from a...
Marlo principal keen to begin

Marlo principal keen to begin

Marlo Primary School held a meet and greet morning tea last Friday to welcome the school’s newest addition, principal Matt Barlee.Although not officially commencing his role until semester two, parents and friends of the school community were pleased to welcome him to Marlo.Matt made the trek from Corryong for the morning and with much enthusiasm met his new students who threw all of the...

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