Thursday, 17 October 2019
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Flamingo Fling in the pink

Flamingo Fling in the pink

Orbost Golf Club was awash with a sea of pink last Wednesday when the annual Flamingo Fling high tea raised more than $13,300 to support local women tackling cancer.Final tallies are yet to be determined with donations still coming in and some auction items still being paid for, but Tracey Barnett, who heads up the Snowy Flamingo’s Cancer Support Group, is already thrilled with the fundraising...
Six decades of Rotarian service

Six decades of Rotarian service

Rotary Club of Orbost membership continues to grow, with new inductees and one member in particular acknowledged at the club’s August 21 meeting, when Gordon Andrews celebrated 60 years as a Rotarian.Last Wednesday, Glenn Carmichael was inducted into membership of the club, and thus into the worldwide fellowship of Rotary International.Glenn moved to Orbost five years ago, having worked with the...
Passengers left out in the cold

Passengers left out in the cold

Public Transport Minister Melissa Horne’s assurance that a conductor would be present at Bairnsdale Station to assist bus passengers until midnight, is not being delivered.Ms Horne told Gippsland MP, Tim Bull, back in May when he first raised the issue with her that when buses replace trains conductors at Bairnsdale would make themselves visible to passengers to enhance safety and ensure that...
Year of action about town

Year of action about town

Orbost and District Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ODCCI) has had a busy 12 months with plenty of progress in and around the town.ODCCI president, Susan Hooper, reported at the group’s annual general meeting last week that chamber members had been actively providing input to many projects, particular in the Orbost township, through various committees, including the Nicholson Street...
St Kilda film fest

St Kilda film fest

With Mallacoota being one of the venues for the St Kilda Film Festival 2019 Tour, a large crowd had the choice of attending one of two sessions on Saturday, August 17, to see 12 short films.The selection of films varied in length from three to 15 minutes with diverse genre and landscapes from around Australia.The animation, Ghostbear, directed by comedian/actor, Paul McDermott, was popular and...
Drive with caution, day and night time

Drive with caution, day and night time

With deer and other wildlife causing concern on roads in East Gippsland, drivers are being warned to drive with caution.Jenni Bartlett, who lives in Orbost and works in Bairnsdale, and her son, Reuben Maynard, are among the locals to experience in recent times the damage a deer can cause, and the significant fright they can instill. As reported in last week’s Snowy River Mail, the local taxi...

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