Thursday, 09 December 2021
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Superb

Superb

Orbost dug deep last Friday. The town was booming for the start of the Easter weekend with visitors from far and wide enjoying the spectacular weather, all the while raising money for the 90th annual Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal. Members of the Orbost CFA and huge contingent of volunteer tin rattlers rounded the streets of the town, gathering a staggering$18,322, topping the...
Range of services

Range of services

The Allied Health team at Orbost Regional Health (ORH) provides many different services, including speech pathology, dietetics, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and allied health assistants. Speech pathologist, Amber Tester, helps children with speaking difficulties in the early part of their life and also helps people who may have difficulties talking after a stroke. Amber supports people...
Vaccine injected

Vaccine injected

COVID vaccines have started rolling out across East Gippsland. Aged care residents and some staff were the first to receive their first dose last Thursday in Orbost. “A total of 26 residents and seven high risk staff, including one GP received their first COVID-19 vaccination last Thursday,” Orbost Regional Health chief executive officer, Vicki Farthing, said.   “Ten staff from the...
Choules chooses Coota

Choules chooses Coota

What a day for Mallacoota. Last Wednesday, March 10, the Mallacoota community was proud to welcome the HMAS Choules on her first return visit to the town following the 2019/20 Black Summer Bushfires. The Choules played a positive and calming role in the Mallacoota community in its time of need, conducting the largest domestic maritime evacuation in Australia’s history – more than 1300 residents,...
Outstanding show

Outstanding show

The 112th Orbost Agricultural Show was a spectacular success on Monday, with a COVID-safe record crowd filling the Newmerella Recreation Reserve. Despite some changes to the schedule with some horse events not going ahead, a number of new stall holders and the Landcare Sustainability Expo proved winners with the punters. For the second year running, gate entry was covered thanks to a generous...
Poker Run a success

Poker Run a success

The Orbost Poker Run attracted 139 motorcyclists on Saturday with good riding conditions for another successful charity run.Now in its 11th year, the annual event brought in riders from New South Wales and across Victoria for the event.Some riders had pillion passengers onboard resulting in 175 registrations for the poker hands.Funds raised from the ride reached $24,440 yesterday, all to be...

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