Wednesday, 12 August 2020
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Christy chosen to attend elite camp

Christy chosen to attend elite camp

Orbost local, Noah Christy, who plays in the Maffra Basketball Association, has been recognised as one of country Victoria’s elite under 14 boys in the Basketball Victoria Country (BVC) Regional Academy Program and invited to the Gold Nugget Camp, to be conducted at Ballarat from September 26 to 28.The best performers at the camp will be picked for selection to the 2019 Australian Country Junior...
Brewers a business winner

Brewers a business winner

Orbost’s Sailors Grave Brewery was a winner at the annual Gippsland Business Awards on Friday, August 31, taking out the Food and Wine Producers category.The brewery is a great success story for an Orbost-based business that has identified and met the needs of a specific market segment.Clear goals and marketing approach have delivered results with a business model that recognises the value of...
Students determined to help local farmers

Students determined to help local farmers

Orbost Primary School’s Junior School Council (JSC) has been raising funds from events they have held throughout the year, such as discos and out of uniform days, like the recent one held on Friday, August 31, with the students deciding they’d like the funds raised to go towards helping drought stricken farmers within the region.The JSC raised a total of $600 and decided to split the funds...
Project to restore Cook’s legacy

Project to restore Cook’s legacy

Likely to be one of the first events to take place in Australia in the lead up to the commemoration of the 250th anniversary of Lieutenant James Cook’s charting of the eastern coasts of Australia in 2020, Mallacoota played host to an exciting project last weekend Restoring Cook’s Legacy 2020.While Cook was a stickler for accuracy, many land features or landmarks that he named are shown in the...
Orbost Snowy sails to under 14 premiership

Orbost Snowy sails to under 14 premiership

Orbost Snowy has stormed home to claim the Bairnsdale and District junior football under 14 flag, defeating Lakes Maroon by 30 points at Bairnsdale City Oval yesterday.The Blues trailed by four points at three quarter time, however slammed on five unanswered goals as the Maroons were held scoreless in the final term.Orbost Snowy had earned its spot in the grand final after a 9-3 regular season,...
High tea fit for pink flamingoes

High tea fit for pink flamingoes

The inaugural Snowy Flamingo Afternoon High Tea was held at the Commonwealth Hotel on Wednesday, August 22, and was deemed a success, raising funds for a cause close to the hearts of so many - cancer.Iconic local ‘crazy bird’, Tracey Barnett, founded the local Snowy Flamingo Cancer Support Group for women who have had any type of cancer, and last Wednesday more than 120 men and women frocked up...

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