Wednesday, 17 July 2019
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Triathlon success

Triathlon success

The Annual Marlo Triathlon run by the Orbost Snowy Rovers Football Netball Club and Riviera Triathlon Club was deemed a huge success.Held on January 5, people from far and wide travelled to Marlo to take part in the 26th running of the event.Event organiser, Jenny Smith, says that she has received nothing but positive feedback.“The numbers were up in the kids races and they were pretty similar...
Bye timber

Bye timber

It is the end of an era for the local timber industry as Alan Light, known to everyone as Jack, decided last month to retire after 49 years.Among the places Jack worked during his nearly five decades in the industry were Waygara, Powelltown, Newmeralla, Bemm River, Nayook and Noojee, where he worked in probably every position the mills in those locations had available.This stood him in great...
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...

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