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Students share Nepal trip

Students share Nepal trip

Three students from Mallacoota P-12 College travelled to Nepal in April to help with scholarships for female students to be trained as trekking guides.The girls were accompanied by a parent and a female friend, and documented their trip and developed a website that can help other students self-plan a trip – AirDucation.Sarah Tregellas, father Mark Tregellas, Tahlia Morris and Airly Embleton-Mew...
Rockies on the rise

Rockies on the rise

The critically endangered population of southern brush-tailed rock wallabies in Far East Gippsland’s Little River Gorge is growing, thanks to many years of dedicated work by staff from the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP), Parks Victoria, Zoos Victoria, Adelaide Zoo, Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve and local environmental consultants, Wildlife Unlimited.DELWP natural...
Helmets are a must

Helmets are a must

Since Orbost’s new skate park was officially opened earlier this year the park has been well received and utilised, especially by primary school children on their scooters. But in order for the fun to continue safely, police are urging those on skateboards, scooters and bikes to wear a helmet.Local police would like to remind everyone having fun at the park that it is a legal requirement to wear...
Master jeweller on a Roll

Master jeweller on a Roll

Companies producing luxe, handcrafted and bespoke works with heritage dating back to the late 19th century, are few and far between.Rolls-Royce - the high-end British motor vehicle manufacturer - is one. Curtis Aus- tralia - the bespoke watch, jewellery and pen company in Bairnsdale - is another.The parallels are strikingly similar. With more than a century of experience, both companies push the...
Waites announced new Ports CEO

Waites announced new Ports CEO

Gippsland Ports has announced that Chris Waites has been appointed to the position of chief executive officer (CEO) to succeed present CEO, Nick Murray, who will retire in September 2018 after 10 years in the role.In making the announcement, Gippsland Ports chairman, Geoff Hocking said: “The board is very pleased to have recruited a person of Chris’ s calibre, experience, knowledge, technical...
Night of fun

Night of fun

Orbost’s St James Anglican Church Hall was filled with laughter and mayhem last Saturday night, July 28, for a Star Wars themed night with a full program of entertain- ment from the St James Players and Nowa Nowa Men’s Choir.Part of the organising team, Bevil Lunson, said the night was a lot of fun with several thousand dollars were raised for various charities.“The night was themed Star Wars...

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