Monday, 27 May 2019
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Loving the laid-backness

Loving the laid-backness

Gaining and retaining doctors in rural Victoria is no easy feat, so with Orbost Regional Health’s Dr Anthea Tan clocking up more than a decade in the town it’s something to be celebrated.Born in Malayasia and moving to Melbourne to board and complete year 12 at MLC, Dr Tan went on to graduate medicine at University of Melbourne in 1998.“But there were no jobs here at the time, so I had to go to...
Cooking with gas

Cooking with gas

Orbost is finally cooking with gas with the latest in gas compression technology thanks to the completion of the ‘daughter station’ in Clarke Street.Natural gas connectivity was initially expected to be available for Orbost residents and businesses during the third quarter of last year, however, concerns raised by residents regarding issues such as noise, lighting, smell, traffic, parking,...
Christmas Eve festival this Monday night

Christmas Eve festival this Monday night

A bigger and better Christmas eve festival is planned for next Monday night thanks to the increase in participation from the community and some changes made by the committee.A highlight of the night will be a circus stunt show by Wackey Wombat, which will commence at 7pm. However, there will be lots to do before that and the committee urges families to head to Nicholson Street early to enjoy all...
Mallacoota cops a weekend deluge

Mallacoota cops a weekend deluge

Mallacoota’ s drains simply couldn’t cope with the deluge it copped on Saturday evening with local SES volunteers called out to 11 calls for assistance as rains flooded properties.SES controller Mallacoota, Leo Op den Brouw, said around 70 millilitres fell on the town in just 30 to 40 minutes.“We had 11 call outs, with nine of those all coming in at once,” he said.“Seven volunteers were...
Festival with something for everyone

Festival with something for everyone

The Christmas Eve Festival will be bigger and better than ever this year with a range of new attractions.The theme of the night will be ‘something for everyone’ with market stalls and displays, jumping castles for younger children, a bucking bull for the older ones and a dunking machine.A highlight of the night will be a family circus stunt show. Other attractions are still to be confirmed.The...
Washing and dunking

Washing and dunking

Grade six students at Orbost Primary School have been working hard throughout term four on a number of projects, and in order to fund these projects, they have also been doing some fundraising to save the school and parents from any extra costs at this time of the year.Among the projects they have been fundraising for are an end of year excursion, a graduation night and a grade six...

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