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Noweyung kick-starting careers

Noweyung kick-starting careers

Noweyung Bairnsdale has been honoured at the 2018 Victorian Learn Local Awards for a project it ran in partnership with Central Gippsland Health (CGH).The Victorian Learn Local Creating Local Solutions Award went to Noweyung Learn Local for ‘Kickstart your Career in Health’ in partnership with CGH. This award recognises the achievements of a Learn Local program or project that is creating...
Thanks given for farmer fodder

Thanks given for farmer fodder

East Gippsland Shire Council mayor, Cr Joe Rettino, personally thanked Need for Feed volunteers at Bruthen on Saturday evening.The volunteers distributed fodder and care packages to East Gippsland farmers in need on Saturday after leaving Longwarry earlier that day. Following a lunch at the Port of Sale the drop-offs at farms and various depots set up across East Gippsland, the convoy stayed...
New coach arrives

New coach arrives

Bairnsdale Rowing Club welcomes Graham Ludmer as its new head coach, taking over training of the secondary school and masters programs for the upcoming season.Graham joins the club from Virginia, United States, where he has been a rowing coach for the past eight years. Grahamʼs rowing career began during his time at Purdue University and he continued to stay involved following his graduation.He...
Greens thankful for Ministerʼs visit

Greens thankful for Ministerʼs visit

Greens candidate for the seat of Gippsland East, Deb Foskey, welcomed the Victorian Minister for Agriculture, Jaala Pulfordʼs visit to the region last week.“The East Gippsland Greens are fully behind our sustainable agricultural sector and a ministerial visit shows that the State Government acknowledges the importance of East Gippslandʼs role in feeding Victorians,” Dr Foskey said.“With the...
Start date awaiting

Start date awaiting

East Gippsland Shire Council is negotiating a start date for the upgrade of one of Bairnsdale’s busiest retail streets following the awarding of a contract at last Tuesday afternoon’s council meeting.Nicholson Street, Bairnsdale, between Service Street and the mall, is set to receive a significant upgrade that will improve pedestrian access and provide opportunity for a vibrant outdoor...
Boating facilities boost

Boating facilities boost

All boating fee proceeds will be allocated to improving the facilities for the boating community under a State Liberal Nationals Government.Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said this was not only great news for boaters around the state, but particularly East Gippsland.“At the moment, Victorian boat users pay significant fees to the state government every year, but only a portion of that...

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