Thursday, 21 February 2019
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Meeting local health service objectives

Meeting local health service objectives

Orbost Regional Health (ORH) held its annual general meeting on November 20 when its performance over the past 12 months was presented.Chief executive officer, Meryn Pease, said she was proud to present this year’s quality account.“This is our way of reporting to the community annually on how we have performed in relation to the quality of care and safety of services we provide and how we meet...
Double fatality

Double fatality

An accident on the Princes Highway near Orbost last Thursday afternoon has claimed the lives of two locals.The head-on crash happened at WR Creek, near Waygara, at about 2.15pm when a red sedan travelling east along the highway collided head-on with a silver 4WD travelling in the opposite direction.Police say the 80-year-old female driver of the sedan, from Cann River, died instantly while the...
All set for an Orbost summer

All set for an Orbost summer

Make a splash on the first day of summer when the Orbost Outdoor Pool opens the gates for the 2018/19 swim season this Saturday.The pool was recently repainted before being filled in time for the Saturday, December 1, opening and to celebrate there will be free entry all day with loads of fun activities. The open day runs from noon to 2pm with large pool inflatables, pop up fitness activities,...
Bull returned for another term

Bull returned for another term

Tim Bull has maintained his popularity in Gippsland East, the sitting local Nationals member earning a third term advocating for his region with a comfortable State Election victory on Saturday.With Labor claiming a one-sided victory across the state, the Nationals held firm in regional seats with Mr Bull earning 57.48 per cent of the first preference vote in the Gippsland East electorate after...
Christmas Eve festival plans ramp up

Christmas Eve festival plans ramp up

Representatives from the Orbost Rotary Club and the Orbost and District Chamber of Commerce and Industry have been meeting regularly over the last two months to ensure all arrangements are in place for a bigger and better Christmas Eve Festival this year.There will be an increased emphasis on community participation with extra activities for all age groups and a range of market stalls from local...
Longest triathlon

Longest triathlon

Triathlons are gruelling events. They’re generally long, tiring and provide the competitor with legs and arms like jelly on completion. So imagine how 23-year-old Tom Dunn’s body is feeling as he continues in his challenge to complete ‘Australia’s Longest Triathlon’, running, cycling and swimming 4825 kilometres, the length of Australia’s mainland from north to south.Tom passed through Orbost...

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