Monday, 19 August 2019
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National celebration

National celebration

With the weather thankfully cooler than the previous day, with temperatures in Orbost reaching 44.5 degrees Celsius on Friday, Saturday’s Australia Day celebrations enjoyed much more pleasant conditions with a mid-20s day seeing a mix of locals and visitors enjoy breakfast and family fun to celebrate the national day and acknowledge the significant efforts of a well-known and beloved local...
Volunteers big winners

Volunteers big winners

Organisers of the Cann River Volunteer Appreciation Day, which was held on May 25 last year, were the proud recipients of the East Gippsland Shire Council Community Event of the Year.An initiative of the Cann River Community Centre, this inaugural event recognised the outstanding contribution community members make to service in the Cann River area.Organisations and groups represented included...
June shire’s number one citizen

June shire’s number one citizen

Far East Gippsland was well represented in this year’s East Gippsland Australia Day Award nominations with Mallacoota and Cann River producing the results.Longtime Mallacoota resident, June Drake, was announced yesterday at a civic ceremony in Bairnsdale as the shire’s 2019 Citizen of the Year. Cann River Community Centre was awarded community event of the year for its International Volunteer...
100-year milestone for Nan Gudgeon

100-year milestone for Nan Gudgeon

Born Daphne May Davis in Richmond, Victoria, on January 16, 1919, Daphne Dudgeon is better known in her now home-town of Mallacoota as Nan.Now Nan has more than a century of living under her belt and last week celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends at the Mallacoota Golf and Country Club.Nan worked at the Newman’s chocolate factory in Melbourne during the 1940s where she produced...
Feedback says festival’s a winner

Feedback says festival’s a winner

The changes to the format of the Orbost Christmas Eve Festival were well received by the community according to a review of the event by the committee.The weather on Christmas Eve was perfect, the night beginning with emcee, Mark Reeves, welcoming all and outlining the range of activities for the night.The new activities for the 2018 festival included a bucking bull, games conducted by the...
New Stepping Stones launch

New Stepping Stones launch

With a period of 16 years between editions, the much-awaited fourth edition of Stepping Stones was launched at Mallacoota’s Art Space last Friday.Stepping Stones was one of the early guides of the area of Mallacoota and the Wilderness Coast, with photos and maps describing local flora and fauna, walking tracks and points of interest for visitors.Chris Smyth, a previous resident and one of the...

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