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EES released

EES released

Kalbar Operations released its long-awaited Environment Effects Statement (EES) for the Fingerboards Mineral Sands today (Thursday) after three years of technical investigations and community consultation, marking a significant milestone for the project.The EES will be on public exhibition for a minimum of 40 business days – 10 more than usual following a Minister for Planning decision made in...
Bushfire clean up completed

Bushfire clean up completed

The massive, statewide clean up effort following last summer’s Victorian bushfires has finished on schedule, with 736 properties across East Gippsland and north east Victoria cleared of destroyed and damaged buildings.East Gippsland Shire mayor, Cr John White, said the completion of the bushfire clean-up program was a very important milestone and just one aspect of recovery where council is...
Farewell to Holden

Farewell to Holden

The Big Garage has farewelled its staple vehicle brand, Holden. The iconic signage on the western entrance into Bairnsdale has been taken down as the Big Garage enters a new era after 84 years selling and servicing Holden vehicles of all shapes and sizes. The Big Garage dealership began in 1936 on Main Street (where the current Rivers and BCF stores are located opposite the Bairnsdale...
Sole trader support

Sole trader support

Bairnsdale beauty therapist, Domenica Ciappara, is a sole trader without employees, has closed her business? doors for the second time and is without State Government support during COVID-19. In response to being left out of the government's Victorian Business Support Fund, Ms Ciappara has instigated an e-petition on the Parliament of Victoria website, sponsored by Gippsland Nationals MP’s,...
COVID cases double

COVID cases double

East Gippsland's positive COVID-19 case numbers doubled from three to six in the space of three days from Saturday. The new cases come as local doctors urge people with the mildest symptoms to be tested following a significant drop in testing numbers in the area since stage three restrictions were reintroduced. Bairnsdale Medical Group practice manager, Piero Baglioni, which operates the...
Luckes blast false rumors

Luckes blast false rumors

Luckes Fresh Food Market in Bairnsdale is still trading despite false rumours to the contrary and misinformation circulating on social media concerning the business. A malicious Facebook post, which has since been removed, claimed Luckes staff members had been required to self-isolate after undergoing mandatory COVID-19 tests. However, Cathy Lucke told the Advertiser the social media post...

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