Tuesday, 18 January 2022
122 Nicholson Street, Orbost, VIC 3888 - P: (03) 5154 1919

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Bank closures intolerable

Bank closures intolerable

Orbost residents are disgusted with the service being offered by their local Commonwealth Bank branch. The bank has recently been closed without giving customers advance notice. Secretary of the Orbost and District Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Garry Squires, told the Snowy River Mail that the bank had been closed “with no notice to customers at short notice at least four times since...
Fishes galore

Fishes galore

A record number of more than 410,000 estuary perch have been stocked into seven waterways across Victoria, including East Gippsland. Five-thousand estuary perch each have been released into both the Bemm and Snowy Rivers. Estuary perch are a popular target for fishers and one of a dozen species stocked annually to further improve fishing opportunities in the state’s lakes, rivers and estuaries....
Christmas Eve Festival

Christmas Eve Festival

The Orbost Christmas Eve Festival is sure to go off with a bang!  Visitors and locals alike are invited to join in the Christmas festivities in Nicholson Street from 6pm. Market stalls, children’s entertainment - Wacky Wombat, food, Santa and to cap it all off Carols by Candlelight in Forest Park from 8.30pm and fireworks to follow after dark. To read...
Gift cards

Gift cards

The Orbost and District Chamber of Commerce and Industry has been busy finalising artwork and activating business Eftpos terminals in the anticipation of the arrival of the Eftpos gift cards.  “We can finally announce that they are on sale from Wavez Salon or by contacting myself (Garry Squires) and will indeed make the perfect Christmas gift for those that are hard to buy for,”...
Super Saturday success

Super Saturday success

Nicholson Street came alive for Super Saturday.  The car parks were full, tables and chairs at cafés were taken up by diners and stores had people walking out with full bags of goods.  Chatter, laughter and people were generally in high spirits when they came together in what felt like a ‘normal’ pre-COVID Christmas time.  By all accounts, Super Saturday was a success. The Orbost...
Busy Christmas

Busy Christmas

December is the busiest month of the year and the Orbost and District Chamber of Commerce and Industry has decided to run multiple events to encourage locals and visitors to support local businesses, come together as a community and end another turbulent year in high spirits. The chamber’s annual lucky shopper competition is on again this year.  There will be weekly draws for...

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