Friday, 13 December 2019
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Foundation laid for inclusivity

Foundation laid for inclusivity

Local egg producer, Forge Creek Free Range, is forging the way in inclusive employment and reaping the benefits.Owners, Deb and Peter Hahnemann, are urging other local businesses to follow suit by offering people with a disability a day of work experience this month.AccessAbility Day is an Australian government initiative where businesses give people with a disability a chance to demonstrate...
Still going strong at 130 years

Still going strong at 130 years

One hundred years is a long time for a community group to exist. So is 110 years, even 120. So Bairnsdale Garden Club’s 130th birthday luncheon on Wednesday, with a great number in attendance, was a true show of longevity, strength and community spirit.Club president, Robyn Johnson, welcomed members and guests to the celebrations, including members of the Lakes Entrance Garden Club, an offshoot...
The wheels are in motion

The wheels are in motion

There is sure to be plenty of high-octane action at the Bairnsdale Speedway tomorrow night for the first meet of the 2019/20 race season.Bairnsdale Speedway president, Mark Laity, said a lot of hard work had been put in during the off-season to ensure spectators and competitors could enjoy a unique racing experience.“We have been busy over the off-season. There has been lots to do,” he said.“We...
Petition launched

Petition launched

Victorians outraged by the government’s ban on sustainable native timber industry are encouraged to add their name to a petition launched last Friday.Member for Eastern Region, Melina Bath, said the native timber ban was not based on reality, but was an ideological decision.“A shut down of our native timber industry will cost thousands of jobs, close businesses and destroy Victorian communities...
Leave our industry alone

Leave our industry alone

The local ramifications of the State Government’s decision to finish native forest harvesting by 2030 in state-owned forests are serious and far-reaching according to local timber industry leaders.Fenning Timbers in Bairnsdale, which uses 100 per cent ash species to produce furniture, joinery and structural grade timber, is directly affected.The company’s principal, Leonard Fenning, and resource...
Traffic congestion woes

Traffic congestion woes

A plan to ease congestion at five intersections Bairnsdale is causing angst for business owners.Livingstone Trucks owners, Neal and Kerri Livingstone, hold grave concerns about the Regional Roads Victoria (RRV) proposed roundabout at the intersection of the Bairnsdale-Dargo Road (also known as the Lindenow Road) and the Princes Highway in front of their business.Twice a day, at peak school...

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