Thursday, 18 April 2024
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Behind East Gippsland Podcast - On guard

PODCAST - INTERVIEW WITH LAKES ENTRANCE COAST GUARD VOLUNTEER, MICK SMALLWOOD In this episode, Byron Smith talks with Mick Smallwood, Rescue Skipper for the Lakes Entrance Coast Guard (LECG). Although he works full-time as the Print Department Manager at James Yeates in Bairnsdale (the company that produces this podcast), Mick has been actively involved in the LECG for more than two decades. He...

Behind East Gippsland – Local legend

PODCAST - INTERVIEW WITH PAYNESVILLE’S LEIGH ROBINSON - MASTER SHIPWRIGHT & LOCAL LEGEND - In this episode, Byron Smith visit 92 year-old Master Shipwright and local legend, Leigh Robinson, at his home in Paynesville. Leigh is the son of Sam and Bessie Robinson. Sam was a well known local fisherman who was born on Raymond Island in 1901 and was the grandson of the first selectors of land on...

Action man!

BEHIND EAST GIPPSLAND Podcast Series. PODCAST – INTERVIEW WITH BERNIE RYAN, COLOURFUL LOCAL IDENTITY & INVENTOR. In this podcast, Byron Smith talks with colourful Paynesville character and ideas man, Bernie Ryan. Bernie is the man who dreamed-up and built Paynesville’s Floating Tin Shed, which is fast becoming a big tourist attraction in the waterside village. Fashioned in the form of a...

Behind East Gippsland – Snakes alive!

PODCAST - INTERVIEW WITH LORNA KING WILDLIFE RESCUER, SNAKE CATCHER AND FOUNDER OF THE BAIRNSDALE WILDLIFE RESCUE SHELTER In the latest Beyond East Gippsland Podcast, presented by the Bairnsdale Advertiser, Byron Smith talks with renowned East Gippsland animal rescuer and snake catcher, Lorna King, whose Bairnsdale Wildlife Rescue Shelter has now been running for more than 20 years. You’ll hear...

Behind East Gippsland - Chamber of ideas

INTERVIEW WITH TREVOR HANCOCK PRESIDENT OF THE BAIRNSDALE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY  In this Behind East Gippsland Podcast, Byron Smith talks with the recently-appointed President of the Bairnsdale Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Trevor Hancock.  Born in Lakes Entrance, Trevor, went to Bairnsdale High School. He is a sixth-generation East Gippslander and son of the late...

Bushfire trauma lingers

Mallacoota schoolteacher, Jess Van Swol, lost her house in the Black Summer Bushfires at the close of 2019. More than two-and-a-half years later, Ms Van Swol still hasn’t rebuilt and is living in a holiday rental in the coastal township.Like many other residents in Mallacoota, Ms Van Swol's plans to rebuild have been hijacked by a perfect storm of events that have hindered, delayed and derailed...

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