Monday, 17 June 2019
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John honoured with a historical award

John honoured with a historical award

A certificate of achievement has been awarded to Orbost and District Historical Society member, John Phillips, in recognition of his outstanding personal contribution to the preservation and celebration of the history of Orbost and district.John is a life member of the Orbost and District Historical Society, and a former teacher at Orbost Secondary College.His award was one of several presented...
Cann Valley appreciation

Cann Valley appreciation

The award-winning Cann River Volunteer Appreciation Day saw another wonderful celebration of the Cann Valley district’s volunteers on Saturday, held during National Volunteer Appreciation Week.The Cann River Community Centre’s inaugural volunteer appreciation day last year saw the centre and the supportive Cann River community receive East Gippsland Shire Council’s Community Event of the Year in...
Chester retains ministerial portfolios

Chester retains ministerial portfolios

Lakes Entrance politician, Federal Member for Gippsland, Darren Chester, was re-appointed to Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s Federal Cabinet on Sunday, retaining his Veterans’ Affairs and Defence Personnel portfolios.Mr Chester said a mental health summit, transitioning Australian Defence Force (ADF) members to civilian employment and continuing the transformation of the Department of Veterans’...
Forestry under threat?

Forestry under threat?

Are government decisions threatening the future economic viability of Orbost and district?This is a question put by experienced forest management planner and former Regional Manager for the Department of Natural Resources and Environment, Garry Squires, who now operates locally as a forestry consultant.“There are a number of current government processes that are concerning for the future of the...
Chester’s big win

Chester’s big win

Incumbent Darren Chester, of the Nationals, has been safely retained as the Member for Gippsland following a Federal Election win on Saturday, returning as the sitting member for the region for the fifth time with his party in power.While the Coalition’s national win may have been a shock to many, Mr Chester’s victory in Gippsland was not unexpected, though his primary vote decreased for the...
Is there anyone home?

Is there anyone home?

With Orbost Police attending a burglary at a farming property near Cabbage Tree Creek last Friday, and another burglary at an unattended house in Scott Street, Orbost, over the weekend, police are issuing a reminder for anyone not living and working on properties on a full-time basis to take precautions to prevent such occurrences.The Cabbage Tree Creek farming property had motorbikes and tools...

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