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Petition to be tabled in 2019

Petition to be tabled in 2019

A petition containing 519 signatures was submitted by Jaime Savory and tabled at East Gippsland Shire Councilʼs ordinary meeting in Bairnsdale last Tuesday, requesting its consideration to initiate a suitable expression of interest (EOI) process for use of its property at 55 Palmers Road, Lakes Entrance ʻBuilding on top of the hillʼ.The petition, which consists of two different formats, a...
Drive to survive

Drive to survive

During the Christmas and New Year break, members of Victoria State Emergency Service (VICSES) Cann River and Orbost Units will be out in force, to ensure drivers get to their destination safely.VICSES volunteers will host a Toll Driver Reviver rest stop this Friday in Cann River from 7pm to 1am, and next Wednesday (Boxing Day) at Newmerella Recreation Reserve from 8am until late, offering tea,...
VCE students learn their fate

VCE students learn their fate

The wait is officially over for East Gippsland Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) students who have completed the final chapter of their secondary schooling, with results released at 7am last Friday.Samantha Graham, with an ATAR (Australian Tertiary Admission Rank) score of 93.70, was dux of Nagle College, while Olympic skeet shooter, Aislin Jones (92.60), was among five Nagle students...
$83,000 raised for Dollyʼs Dream

$83,000 raised for Dollyʼs Dream

Dolly Everettʼs name will forever be synonymous with tragedy, the tragedy of a young 14-year-old taking her own life.However, she will never know how great the ripple effects of her parentsʼ strength of character are, in raising awareness of bullying, depression, anxiety and youth suicide in the aftermath of such tragedy.The story of the little Northern Territory girl who was the face of Akubra...
Take care as traffic increases

Take care as traffic increases

As we head into the Christmas holiday period, motorists are being urged to take care on the roads and avoid taking unnecessary risks as traffic increases during the busy period.Police are stressing that road safety is a shared responsibility, starting with the driver.There will be an increased police presence on the roads as the statewide Operation Roadwise gets underway on Friday and runs until...
$800,000 for three new bridges in far East Gippsland

$800,000 for three new bridges in far East Gippsland

The Federal Government is providing almost $800,000 to replace three timber bridges in far East Gippsland.Member for Gippsland, Darren Chester, said the government had provided $790,000 under the Roads to Recovery program to construct a new concrete and steel bridge at Genoa and two more at Bonang.“The timber bridge on Toms Track at Genoa is East Gippsland Shire Councilʼs number one priority for...

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