Monday, 15 August 2022
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Maddison’s coming home

Maddison’s coming home

Trewin Mortgage Broking is not a new name in the finance landscape in East Gippsland and many locals in the Orbost community already utilise the business, which is part of the reason that local girl, Maddison Fecondo, set her sights on bringing her services to town.  Daughter of Orbost Tyre Service’s Tony and Karen Fecondo, Maddison was born and raised in the area attending primary school...
Show me the money

Show me the money

Pelz Haulage, based in Newmerella, suffered a substantial financial loss during the Black Summer Bushfires which swept through East Gippsland in 2019/2020.  While the fires didn’t directly impact their business, the closure of the Princes Highway for eight weeks, from December 30, 2019, took its toll on Pelz Haulage which has a significant footprint in the East Gippsland region. Marianne...
Football returning under strict rules

Football returning under strict rules

Local football will return this Sunday with the East Gippsland Junior Football Association finals getting underway under strict COVID guidelines.The weakening of restrictions at 11.59pm on Tuesday meant community sport could return with numerous rules to follow.East Gippsland Football Netball League and Gippsland league will return to action a week later on August 7, with revised fixtures for...
Top shot

Top shot

Mallacoota Gun Club will rebuild. The club will receive $286,713 to rebuild its facilities after the devastating bushfires as part of the State Government’s Shooting Sports Facilities Program, while nearly $300,000 will go towards Olympic and Paralympic upgrades at Werribee Victorian Clay Target Club, while Sale Pistol Club will use $22,875 to install solar panels to bring power to the site....
Fire grant dismay

Fire grant dismay

East Gippsland community leaders have written to the Prime Minister to express disappointment with a bushfire recovery grants program they say is insulting to the local community. East Gippsland Shire Council mayor, Cr Mendy Urie, State Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, and Federal Member for Gippsland, Darren Chester, said the region would be short-changed unless the Prime Minister revised...
Light it up Orbost

Light it up Orbost

The East Gippsland Winter Festival bounced open its doors a fortnight ago with Orbost taking its turn in the spotlight last Saturday. Hundreds of locals and visitors alike popped on their winter woolies and rugged up to join in what turned out being a spectacular evening where Orbost lit up for its lantern parade. These events don’t just happen and a lot of hard work had gone in to pull this one...

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