Wednesday, 19 February 2020
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Year of action about town

Year of action about town

Orbost and District Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ODCCI) has had a busy 12 months with plenty of progress in and around the town.ODCCI president, Susan Hooper, reported at the group’s annual general meeting last week that chamber members had been actively providing input to many projects, particular in the Orbost township, through various committees, including the Nicholson Street...
St Kilda film fest

St Kilda film fest

With Mallacoota being one of the venues for the St Kilda Film Festival 2019 Tour, a large crowd had the choice of attending one of two sessions on Saturday, August 17, to see 12 short films.The selection of films varied in length from three to 15 minutes with diverse genre and landscapes from around Australia.The animation, Ghostbear, directed by comedian/actor, Paul McDermott, was popular and...
Drive with caution, day and night time

Drive with caution, day and night time

With deer and other wildlife causing concern on roads in East Gippsland, drivers are being warned to drive with caution.Jenni Bartlett, who lives in Orbost and works in Bairnsdale, and her son, Reuben Maynard, are among the locals to experience in recent times the damage a deer can cause, and the significant fright they can instill. As reported in last week’s Snowy River Mail, the local taxi...
Fire and rescue skills on display

Fire and rescue skills on display

Orbost Secondary College Advance CFA students continued their interaction with local primary schools recently when they attended an evacuation drill at the Newmerella Primary School to demonstrate their fire fighting and rescue skills to the assembled students.Advance is a program run through secondary schools, in conjunction with an external provider, to expand students’ horizons beyond the...
Bonang Road petition received

Bonang Road petition received

East Gippsland Shire Council received a petition at its general meeting held in Omeo on Tuesday, August 6, forwarded from the office of Member for East Gippsland, Tim Bull, submitted by Alan Reed on behalf of residents of Delegate, Delegate River and commuters of Delegate River Road and the Bonang Road asking council to provide a suspension of the use of the roads and bridges by log trucks.The...
Oh deer, look out on the road

Oh deer, look out on the road

As if locals don’t know it already, anyone driving around East Gippsland, no matter the time of day, should beware of wildlife as they dangerously encroach unawares onto our roads and highways.Orbost and Snowy Rivers Taxis’ Jan Roberts knows all too well the impact of encountering wildlife on our roads. In her case it was a deer that “came from nowhere” after she had dropped her most recent...

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