Friday, 23 October 2020
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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...
Caravan parks open up

Caravan parks open up

The phone has been ringing off the hook at the Marlo Ocean View Caravan Park since restrictions eased a couple of weeks ago.For Les and Kathy Heyne, who took over the park in 2000 after managing it for five years, the constant phone calls are an overwhelming relief.The couple has never done it so tough since the Victorian Government first introduced restrictions back in March and they were...
Max in Victorian squad

Max in Victorian squad

Orbost cricketer, Max Welsh, has been named in the Cricket Victoria under 17 emerging performance squad for 2020/21.The under 17 squad is selected based on performances in club cricket, the Youth Premier League and Youth National Championships last season.This year, during the COVID- 19 pandemic, players have benefitted from an extensive online training program in recent weeks that has included...

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