Monday, 15 August 2022
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Marlo development stalled

Marlo development stalled

There’s a cloud over the future of a residential development at Marlo after East Gippsland Shire Council decided not to endorse the project as recommended by town planning just yet.  The 104-allotment proposed subdivision at 10 Marlo Road has attracted a barrage of criticism from members of the Marlo Ratepayers and Residents’ Association since it was proposed. While the Association (MRRA)...
COVID changeover

COVID changeover

In a time of great economic uncertainty given the ongoing global pandemic, one would assume people would be erring on the side of caution and playing it safe in regards to their financial investments. That is certainly not the case in Orbost with three eateries all going under the hammer and being sold within the past three months. Megan Chambers, her husband Chris Donchi and their children,...
Mallacoota PC rebuilds for young riders

Mallacoota PC rebuilds for young riders

Mallacoota Pony Club is delighted to announce it has been successful in receiving a Local Economic Recovery grant, to rebuild its club grounds and continue its 40-year history. The grant, administered by Bushfire Recovery Victoria, will provide $296,000 to the club, which will see the finalisation of roadworks, carparking facilities, amenities, development of a three-grade level cross country...
Brewery to relocate

Brewery to relocate

Sailors Grave Brewing is planning to relocate and expand the business to a greenfield site, strategically located on the Cape Conran coastal touring route. The new site is adjacent to the proposed Marlo to Conran shared pathway and upgraded services link. “We are business owners and residents of this area with family history going back many generations,” co-owner Chris Moore said.  “We see...
Mallacoota powers up

Mallacoota powers up

AusNet Services last Thursday announced it had installed Gippsland’s first community battery in Mallacoota, making the town one of the first in Australia to have a grid-connected energy storage system included in its local network. This innovative project plays a key role in improving power reliability by up to 90 per cent for the town of Mallacoota. AusNet has contributed $7.5 million for this...
Jabs ready

Jabs ready

Orbost residents will be able to receive community vaccinations to protect them from the coronavirus from Saturday. Following a meeting yesterday (Tuesday) with Gippsland Public Health Unit, Orbost Regional Health (ORH) chief executive officer, Vicki Farthing, said AstraZeneca vaccinations could commence on Saturday. Those wishing to get the jab between 9.30am to 4pm will need to book via the...

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