Wednesday, 17 July 2019
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Say thank you by pausing on Remembrance Day

Say thank you by pausing on Remembrance Day

Orbost RSL Sub-Branch calls on locals to stop and pause on Remembrance Day this Sunday. A total of 354 men and women from the then Orbost Shire enlisted in the World War 1. Many of them went overseas believing the war in Europe to be an exciting challenge and to lend a hand to the Mother country, England, who was at war with Germany. They fought at sea and in conflicts like the Gallipoli...
Can you grow a whopper?

Can you grow a whopper?

When a local started growing pumpkins and suggested to Sailors Grave Brewing’s Gab and Chris Moore that a pumpkin growing challenge would be a good thing for the brewery to host, the pair picked up the idea and are now running with it. Pumpkin growing used to be a ‘thing’ in Orbost, Gab says, with giant pumpkins grown to feed pigs. And a lot of fun was had with them, too, as they were hollowed...
Drought funding instalment talks

Drought funding instalment talks

East Gippsland Shire Council, Orbost Regional Health and Far East Victorian Landcare met last week to detail how the first instalment of Victorian Government drought funding will be delivered to the Orbost and district community. East Gippsland and Wellington shire councils will receive $250,000, with the first instalment of $100,000 now available. Council’ s chief executive officer, Gary...
Discovering new career opportunities

Discovering new career opportunities

Around 30 Cann River and Mallacoota P-12 college and Eden Marine High School students took a look into their future career options on October 17 and 18 with a careers event on the Sapphire Coast facilitated by the Gippsland East Local Learning and Employment Network (GELLEN). Day one consisted of tours and talks at the Bega Valley Shire Council, the South East Regional Hospital, and Illawarra...
Skilled Cowrie Bay rescue

Skilled Cowrie Bay rescue

An incident at Cowrie Bay last week has left the School for Student Leadership-Snowy River Campus community feeling grateful for the dedication and skill of paramedics and local SES volunteers. SES and Ambulance Victoria were called on the morning of Tuesday, October 16, when a 15-year-old female student in residence at the Snowy River Campus suffered a dislocated knee while on a bushwalk with...
Medical centre’s first sod turned

Medical centre’s first sod turned

Monday was an important and special day for the Mallacoota community, particularly for those who have been at the forefront in bringing the Mallacoota Medical Centre and Aged Care Facility to the town, with the turning of the first sod on the grounds of the new facility. For more than 50 years, Mallacoota Inlet Aged Care (MIAC) has been collecting funds for the benefit of the aged members of...

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