Monday, 27 May 2019
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Hair free for MND

Hair free for MND

Six months ago a group of mates were sitting around a table when Mark Glenister told Tony ‘Broomie’ Broome if he could grow facial hair until grand final day he’d give him $1000 for the charity of his choice.Not being a lover of facial hair, it was a challenge for Broomie, but he did it, and last Sunday Mark handed over $1000. All up though, Broomie’s hair raised $4000, and he was glad to be rid...
Head to Head for police mental health

Head to Head for police mental health

Chief Commissioner of Police, Graham Ashton, and Police Association of Victoria Secretary (TPAV), Wayne Gatt, each set off on walks on Monday and their aim was simple - to support police mental health.With Commissioner Ashton setting off with his team from Mallacoota and Mr Gatt leading his team from Mildura, the two will come together from opposite sides of the state in the Head to Head...
Equipment for Bemm CFA

Equipment for Bemm CFA

Bemm River Rural Fire Brigade has recently acquired new safety equipment thanks to RACV Community Grants.The brigade has been able to purchase safety red and blue flashing eFlare beacons for use at motor vehicle accidents, and anywhere else the public needs to be made aware of safety hazards, as well as at the new helipad at Bemm River when required.“We have three kits with four eFlares and...
Pearl Point Road is ‘adequate’

Pearl Point Road is ‘adequate’

Calls from the Bemm River community for Parks Victoria to act on poor conditions of Pearl Point Road appear to be falling on deaf ears. And the community is not happy.Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, questioned Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Lily D’Ambrosio, in parliament on September 6, seeking action. Her response on September 20 stated the road is “adequate and...
Jailing for bird deaths

Jailing for bird deaths

A 59-year-old man has been jailed for 14 days and fined $2500 with conviction following investigations earlier this year into the death of 420 wedge-tailed eagles on farmland around Tubbut.It is the first custodial sentence for the destruction of protected wildlife in Victoria.The eagle deaths occurred between October 1, 2016, and February this year.The man, a New Zealand resident, was arrested,...
Railway bridge petition presented

Railway bridge petition presented

A step forward to having the historic Orbost Railway Bridge restored was taken on Friday, September 7, when Member for Eastern Victoria, Harriet Shing, presented a petition to parliament.The electronic petition requests that the Legislative Council call on the government to allocate money for the restoration of this historic railway bridge at Orbost so it can be integrated into the East...

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