Wednesday, 19 June 2019
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Enclosure exposure

Enclosure exposure

Residents of Metung and Benambra will start to see fresh new look bin surrounds being installed by East Gippsland Shire Council from mid-June.Mayor, Cr Natalie O’Connell, said existing street bin enclosures vary across East Gippsland; they are different in look, ability to be maintained, ease of collection and most of them are coming to their end-of-life.“To ensure our bins have a fresh...
Dr Suter explaining global changes

Dr Suter explaining global changes

With the changing political, environmental and social changes occurring globally, what does this mean for Gippsland?The Committee of Gippsland is bringing Dr Keith Suter to Bairnsdale next Monday, 6.30pm, at Bairnsdale RSL, to lead the discussion about Gippsland’s future in today’s changing landscape.Thought leadership is key to regional leaders and communities to drive their economy, growth and...
Smashing snow success

Smashing snow success

The opening weekend of the snow season was declared a smashing success with visitors converging on Mount Hotham in their droves.Officially, the number of people entering the Mount Hotham Alpine Resort broke all records for an opening weekend since management started documenting daily visitation.Visitor numbers were up 130 per cent on 2018’s opening weekend and up 114 per cent on the five-year...
Deer carcasses feed and breed wild dogs

Deer carcasses feed and breed wild dogs

Environment Minister, Lily DʼAmbrosio, has confirmed she is ʻfeeding and breedingʼ wild dogs in East Gippsland, according to local Member, Tim Bull.In response to a question from Mr Bull, the Minister confirmed a Parks Victoria deer culling program allowed shooters to leave deer carcasses where they fall.“However what showed just how out of touch this Minister is, was the following comment where...
Bringing Gippslandʼs best produce together

Bringing Gippslandʼs best produce together

A spectacular array of Gippslandʼs best food and wine will be on offer this Sunday at Feast on East at Metung.The festival turns the Metung Village Green into a food and wine enclave from 11am to 5pm, with live music and stunning waterfront views across Bancroft Bay to complete a relaxing Sunday afternoon by the Gippsland Lakes.Itʼs a perfect way to sample so many Gippsland produce delights all...
Apex reaches 80-year milestone

Apex reaches 80-year milestone

Bairnsdale Apex has turned 80 and on Saturday night the group celebrated with current club members, friends of Apex and older local life members at the Bairnsdale RSL.President, Elise Malberg, welcomed past presidents, district governors, and life members who attended the celebration evening. Apex is a national organisation of young professionals who generally do not maintain membership after 40...

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