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Confidence in GEGAC

Confidence in GEGAC

Following the sacking of its executive team recently, a special general meeting of members of Gippsland and East Gippsland Aboriginal Co-operative, GEGAC, has passed a motion of confidence in the present board.The meeting, which was attended by about 50 of its more than 200 members on Monday, also voted against a motion to appoint an independent legal representative for members in relation to...
Rain welcome, but more needed

Rain welcome, but more needed

East Gippsland received welcome rainfall overnight on Tuesday, though it was only enough to bring a slight smile to farmers’ faces.While farmers welcomed the falls recorded across most of the region, they say more is desperately needed.Bairnsdale received the most rain, with the Bureau of Meteorology recording an average of 24 millimetres in the area.Elders livestock manager for Bairnsdale,...
Off leash area tick of approval

Off leash area tick of approval

A proposed dog off leash area at the Bairnsdale Bosworth Road former landfill site was given the tick of approval by East Gippsland Shire Council at its monthly ordinary meeting on October 2.The Bairnsdale Bosworth Road former landfill site was identified as a potential site in the 2014 waste facilities and disposal strategy, which was approved by council at its December 16, 2014, meeting.The...
Wish granted for an energetic James

Wish granted for an energetic James

Nothing holds 11-year-old James Lewendon back. He’s a happy, extremely active young lad. But major burns from a rogue campfire ember on the family farm in Buchan when he was just two-years-old has meant a great deal of pain and frustration over the years. Enter Make-A-Wish East Gippslanders who granted him and his family an amazing adventure.James and his family returned last month from an...
Local athletes take on desert challenge

Local athletes take on desert challenge

John Morton, Stuart Derham and Frank Strini, set off on the challenge of a lifetime on September 25 - the annual Simpson Desert Bike Challenge.The Simpson Desert Bike Challenge, now in its 32nd year, challenges riders both mentally and physically and drives them to push well beyond the normal barriers of endurance sports, with its constant corrugations, pounding heat and endless dunes. Ridders...
Great variety for Seniors Festival

Great variety for Seniors Festival

This year’s East Gippsland Shire Council’s Seniors Festival has something to suit all interests, with events running throughout October.A festival program includes events from across the region with most events being free or run at a minimal cost to keep them accessible.This year includes come and try sessions, information sessions, exhibitions, classes, reminiscing afternoon teas, a film...

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