Tuesday, 11 December 2018
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Getting festive in Main Street

Getting festive in Main Street

While Santa and his band of helpers have been preparing for Christmas, a dynamic group of local volunteers has also been extremely busy during the year.The group is aiming to light up the city of Bairnsdale for the festive season.Referred to as the ‘Light the City Committee’, the group started last year under the auspice of the Bairnsdale Chamber of Commerce.Last year the committee decorated and...
Raising awareness for people with disabilities

Raising awareness for people with disabilities

Gippsland Lakes Community Health recently launched a workplace awareness campaign to acknowledge International Day of People with Disability.The International Day of People with a Disability is a United Nations sanctioned day that is celebrated internationally on December 3 each year. It aims to increase public awareness, understanding, and acceptance of people with disability and celebrate the...
headpsace unique and united

headpsace unique and united

headspace Bairnsdale was a Gippsland Primary Health Network (Gippsland PHN) awards winner at its annual general meeting in Sale last week.headspace won the Cultural Appropriate Support for Indigenous and Diverse Communities award for the ‘Unique but United’ project.headspace’s submission demonstrated a community-led approach to provide a culturally sensitive support group for LGBTQI+ young...
Free travel in December

Free travel in December

V/Line passengers will be provided with free travel while coaches replace trains on the Gippsland line in December.A mix of express and semi-express coaches will replace all Bairnsdale and Traralgon trains from December 1 to 23.During this period V/Line will complete $9 million package worth of essential maintenance, while station, signalling and power upgrades will continue in the metropolitan...
Adventure athletes take on Lakes challenge

Adventure athletes take on Lakes challenge

Adventure lovers will again descend on Lakes Entrance this weekend for the East Gippsland Adventure Challenge.The challenge is returning after the success of last year’s inaugural event and will include multisport, children’s and O-Duathlon events.These events, catered to a range of different adventure types, will be staged across Saturday and Sunday around Lakes Entrance. Saturday’s...
Health centre expansion project moving along

Health centre expansion project moving along

It is exciting times ahead for Gippsland Lakes Community Health (GLCH) with its ‘Walk to Change the Story’ kicking off today from 10.30am.‘Walk to Change the Story’ is an event highlighting the need to end violence against women and children.‘Walk to Change the Story’ is an initiative of GLCH who, at the start of this year, invited other local organisations to help raise awareness about the...

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