Tuesday, 21 May 2024
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Scaling up with steel

Scaling up with steel

Locally owned commercial and residential building practitioners, Built QA, co-owned by Lachlan Heather and Luke Priestley, will expand to include the manufacturing of light gauge steel framing in Newmerella on what once was an old sawmill. The expansion will be a joint venture with the Dahlsen family, who have held a long association with the Orbost community. Dahlsens reached out to the...
Beer inspired by Orbost

Beer inspired by Orbost

Indigenous chef and founder of Jarrah Boy craft brewery, Dale Vocale, is traveling through Gunaikurnai and Monero Ngarigo Country from August 1-4, to share the Jarrah Boy story with the people of his family’s ancestral Country and his connection to Orbost. The idea to brew Jarrah Boy - an all-Australian beer with native bush food ingredients - is inspired by his beloved Nana-ghars, Myrtle Dolly...
New Orbost hospital chief announced

New Orbost hospital chief announced

From the small rural community in which she grew up, to the trauma ward of one of the biggest hospitals in the world, Dr Lindy Washington has seen a lot in her career in medicine so far. And she's bringing that experience to Orbost Regional Health (ORH) for the next nine months as interim chief executive officer. Longtime ORH CEO Vicki Farthing is currently filling the role of Bairnsdale...
Signed, sealed

Signed, sealed

Last Friday members of the school communities involved with the amalgamation at the current Orbost Secondary College site to create the Orbost Community College were informed that current Orbost Secondary College principal, Peter Seal, had been appointed provisional principal of the P-12 school. “I am extremely proud to be able to announce that I have been provisionally appointed as the...
Important asset to reopen

Important asset to reopen

Orbost Caravan Park will reopen on Friday, September 1, after East Gippsland Shire Council secured a new operator for the tourist facility. “A local caravan park business that has an existing agreement with council for the Marlo Oceans View Caravan Park signed a service agreement to manage the park on behalf of council until June 2024,” council’s general manager assets and environment, Fiona...
Rail trail gates rammed

Rail trail gates rammed

Volunteer committee members of the East Gippsland Rail Trail Committee of Management were disappointed to learn a set of newly installed gates on the trail at the Simpsons Creek Road crossing were deliberately rammed by a vehicle on the weekend. The recently installed gates are part of a multi-million dollar upgrade to the 96km long trail and are designed to prevent illegal vehicular access to...

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