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Bulmers shows continual support to farmers and CWA

Bulmers shows continual support to farmers and CWA

Thanks to the generosity of shoppers at Bulmers Gifts in Bairnsdale and Lakes Entrance, The Country Women’s Association (CWA) of Victoria East Gippsland group is in a good position for its next ‘Drop in and have a Cuppa’ gathering at Johnsonville Hall on October 29.On the counter of both Bulmers stores are various collection tins for local charities, including one collecting gold coin donations...
Paramedics and SES lend students a hand

Paramedics and SES lend students a hand

The local headquarters of the Bairnsdale SES Unit was the venue for a busy morning of experiences for 14 second-year Monash University medical students during their recent regional placement.The students were hosted by SES volunteers and Ambulance Victoria paramedics who provided an insight into the realities of emergency medical response in remote or isolated situations.After an introduction to...
Kicking goals during police operation

Kicking goals during police operation

East Gippsland police have reported a reasonably successful Operation Scoreboard campaign.The road traffic safety campaign, which was conducted over the AFL grand final long weekend, was aimed at reducing fatalities on Victorian roads, especially in the country. Unit commander of the Bairnsdale Highway Patrol, Sergeant Dwayne Morrison, reported zero fatalities in East Gippsland.A number of...
Show information

Show information

Bairnsdale and District Agricultural Society is inviting the community to an informal information session about the Bairnsdale Show on Friday, October 18, from 10am to 2pm.The committee is cleaning up the show shed in preparation for this year’s Bairnsdale Show on Saturday, November 9, and will have various stewards on hand to answer any questions about the various sections and events at this...
Turkey expansion hits speed bump

Turkey expansion hits speed bump

Judy Leadoux is happiest when sheʼs among her turkeys on her 21-acre farm at Ellaswood, just outside Bairnsdale.As the matriarch of the family business Leadoux Turkeys which has been operating in East Gippsland since 1982, Mrs Leadoux had been looking forward to expanding the enterprise on a new site more visible to passing trade.Producing 33 different turkey cuts, the business was ripe for...
Senior management team in place

Senior management team in place

East Gippsland Shire Council has its new senior management team in place.The executive team, led by chief executive officer, Anthony Basford, includes Fiona Weigall, Peter Cannizzaro and Stuart McConnell. The appointments follow an organisational restructure.Mr Basford said having the new executive team on board will allow the organisation to rebuild and refocus its efforts on the issues the...

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