Tuesday, 23 July 2019
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 Paying respects for Armistice Centenary

Paying respects for Armistice Centenary

Federal Member for Gippsland, Darren Chester, is urging all locals to pay their respects to Australian servicemen and women on the Centenary of the Armistice to end World War I this Sunday. Mr Chester said Remembrance Day 2018 would mark the end of the Centenary of ANZAC commemorations across Australia and it was an opportunity for people to pause and reflect on the service of...
Wind cannot stop the Run

Wind cannot stop the Run

A last-minute change of plans due to excessive wind didn’t stop the Gippsland Lakes Poker Run fundraiser for Gippsland Farmer Relief from going ahead and contributing a significant amount of money for those in need. The event planned to be an on-water boating trip to five locations to collect the best poker hand – instead had to be altered to an on-road event, the more than 100 people...
Stage three underway

Stage three underway

Stage three of the Re-imagining Bairnsdale masterplan for Bairnsdale’s central business district has started, with water main replacement works advancing. The $1.167 million East Gippsland Shire Council funded project is designed to improve pedestrian access and amenity of the popular retail strip. Continued works on the water main replacement are being undertaken in partnership with East...
Lucknow facilities a priority

Lucknow facilities a priority

The Lucknow Recreation Reserve change rooms will undergo a $1.15 million redevelopment, bringing them up to modern standards, under an elected Liberal Nationals Government. Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, on Friday announced the Coalition will provide $650,000 towards the badly needed upgrades, partnering with East Gippsland Shire Council to deliver the project. “This is one of the most...
Age group changes

Age group changes

A lengthy review by AFL Gippsland resulted in an under 17 age group being added to the East Gippsland Football Netball League (EGFNL) and the under 16 and 18 age groups being removed, resulting in a three-year age gap between the grades. Out of 14 Gippsland based football leagues, EGFNL is the only league that will field an under 17 age group while the Bairnsdale and District Junior Football...
Shoot out at Bairnsdale

Shoot out at Bairnsdale

More than 500 marksmen and women aged 12 to over 65 will compete at the Bairnsdale Field and Game precinct this weekend. It will be a noisy affair with every competitor taking a shot at 150 targets over two days – 100 on Saturday and 50 on Sunday as part of the Field and Game Australia (FGA) National Carnival. FGA’s Daryl Snowdon chose Bairnsdale as the venue and says every state and territory...

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