Monday, 29 November 2021
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Project keeps moving forward

Project keeps moving forward

The Future of Orbost and District Project continues its progress with the team of expert academic facilitators visiting the region last week to engage with local businesses, government officials, education and community representatives. Professor Bruce Wilson, from RMIT University, was joined by colleague, Chloe Ward, and the University of Melbourne’s Marian Schoen and Catherine Pickett. ...
Habitat protection

Habitat protection

Landcare in East Gippsland has received a$150,000 grant from Landcare Australia with funding from News Corp Australia for supporting environmental bushfire recovery. The grant aims to contribute to habitat protection, enhancement, and augmentation on private property in fire-affected areas of East Gippsland, including the far east.  Landcare will be working with rural communities and...
Future project underway

Future project underway

Orbost and District Chamber of Commerce project leader for the Future of Orbost project, Tim Cotter, has been busy engaging with members of the community, industry, education and government sectors over the past few weeks. Mr Cotter has spent time in Bemm River, Cabbage Tree, Marlo, Orbost and Newmerella conducting interviews with more than 30 individuals and organisations as part of the first...
Forest Park upgrade

Forest Park upgrade

Federal Member for Gippsland, Darren Chester, has secured $1.3 million for a much-needed upgrade of Forest Park. Mr Chester said the Forest Park upgrade would revitalise and modernise Orbost’s recreation area, visitor rest-stop and gateway to the East Gippsland Rail Trail. “Improving the adjoining park network along the banks of the Snowy River will deliver social and economic benefits to...
Superb

Superb

Orbost dug deep last Friday. The town was booming for the start of the Easter weekend with visitors from far and wide enjoying the spectacular weather, all the while raising money for the 90th annual Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal. Members of the Orbost CFA and huge contingent of volunteer tin rattlers rounded the streets of the town, gathering a staggering$18,322, topping the...
Range of services

Range of services

The Allied Health team at Orbost Regional Health (ORH) provides many different services, including speech pathology, dietetics, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and allied health assistants. Speech pathologist, Amber Tester, helps children with speaking difficulties in the early part of their life and also helps people who may have difficulties talking after a stroke. Amber supports people...

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