Monday, 17 June 2019
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Riders deal a great hand for charity

Riders deal a great hand for charity

If positive feedback is anything to go by Saturday’s Orbost Poker Run was one of the best ones yet.In its ninth year, the 2019 event has raised $28,000 and still counting as more is expected to come in over the coming week.Riding out of Bairnsdale on Saturday morning, around 130 bikes were joined by others driving cars as they headed out in convoy towards Lake Tyers to add to their poker hand....
Labour Day Monday is Orbost Show Day

Labour Day Monday is Orbost Show Day

The traditions of the Orbost Show return to the Newmerella Recreation Reserve on Monday as the Labour Day long weekend brings three days of action to the town.The 2019 Orbost Show marks 110 years of the annual event, and as it always has been it is brought about each year by a dedicated group of local volunteers. While that group has become smaller as the years have gone by, it by no means...
Trail threat on timber industry

Trail threat on timber industry

Labor’s latest attempt to drive East Gippsland’s timber industry to extinction has been questioned in State Parliament by Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull.Mr Bull condemned Labor’s secret $1.5 million election commitment to fund planning for a Sea to Summit walking trail in East Gippsland which was buried in an announcement that was made on the other side of the state in Anglesea, without...
Study of justification for historic bridge

Study of justification for historic bridge

The historic Snowy Railway Bridge restoration and re-use project will be the subject of a study to look at all aspects of the justification for the project, the social, economic values and the business case.This study is being done by SGS Economics & Planning for the Friends of East Gippsland Rail Trail (FEGRT). It is expected to begin at the end of March and will take several months to...
Riders ready for Orbost Poker Run

Riders ready for Orbost Poker Run

More than 100 keen motorbike riders are expected to take to the scenic roads between Bairnsdale and Bemm River this Saturday as the ninth Orbost Poker Run gets set to raise funds for Ronald McDonald House, Monash.While committee member, Kevin Goudge, said the weather could bring “a stinker of a day”, he said regardless of what the day brings it will be a great one, and all for a worthy...
More work to be done

More work to be done

Key road safety improvements along the Princes Highway east of Bairnsdale have been completed, but there’s still more work to be done, according to Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester.Mr Chester recently travelled the length of the highway to check progress on the $50 million infrastructure project, jointly funded by the Federal and State governments.“The works are progressing well and...

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