Wednesday, 19 June 2019
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Fire station funding confirmed

Fire station funding confirmed

Funding for the replacement of the Bairnsdale Fire Station has been confirmed.Captain of the Bairnsdale Fire Brigade, Aaron Lee, has welcomed the news.“I’m indebted to the work of the CFA’s District 11 staff to get the relocation to this stage and in particular the assistance we have received from Assistant Chief Officer Trevor Owen who has been a terrific supporter of this project,” Mr Lee...
Fighting for a freeze

Fighting for a freeze

East Gippsland Shire Councillors heard the concerns of residents regarding the council’ s Revised Draft Budget and proposed rate changes last Tuesday at a section 223 hearing. The revised budget is set to be put forward for council’s adoption at its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 25.Forty-six submissions were made from community members following the release of the original Draft...
Mine protest

Mine protest

This Wednesday, concerned East Gippsland residents will be travelling to Melbourne with family, friends and other like-minded Victorians for a peaceful protest on the steps of Parliament House to show their disapproval of the proposed mineral sands mine at Glenaladale.With the Lindenow Valley vegetable growing area only a short distance from the proposed mineral site, organisers of the protest...
Council happy with structure

Council happy with structure

The Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) has recommended East Gippsland Shire consist of nine councillors elected from three divided wards (one four-councillor ward, one three-councillor ward and one two-councillor ward) as part of its council representation review published last week, however that is not the direction the current council believes it should be headed.The three wards would...
Club person of the year

Club person of the year

Following a successful rowing season, Bairnsdale’s own Lynne Broad, was recently named the Rowing Victoria Club Person of the Year.This award acknowledges Lynne as an outstanding leader and club person who demonstrates respect, initiative and personal commitment to the club and rowing across Victoria.She was also named Bairnsdale Rowing Club female rower of the year.Lynne was successful at the...
Bairnsdale embraces Do It For Dolly Day

Bairnsdale embraces Do It For Dolly Day

Bairnsdale has said no to bullying after a local business raised almost $11,000 in 10 days to support antibullying initiative, Dolly’s Dream.Dolly’s Dream was set up by Kate and Tick Everett after their daughter, Dolly, took her life in January 2018.On May 10, Dolly’s Dream held the inaugural Do It For Dolly Day, when Australia was asked to spread kindness, colour itself blue (Dolly’s favourite...

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