Friday, 01 March 2024
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Mendy's mayoral year

Outgoing East Gippsland Shire Mayor, Cr Mendy Urie, has spoken about her year in the top job, describing it as a big year. Local government is always a wild ride, Cr Urie said in an interview with the Bairnsdale Advertiser this week. Cr Urie stepped down as mayor last month, with her deputy, Cr Mark Reeves, from Marlo, elected as the new mayor.Cr Urie described the first 12 months of the new...

Glasgow conference

PODCAST - The chief executive officer of Omeo District Health, Associate Professor, Arish Naresh, will tonight deliver a keynote address to the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, COP26. Dr Naresh’s topic ‘Can’t be Business as Usual, Won’t be Business as Usual’ is a discussion about the waste in health with the emphasis on reducing the amount of reusable products in the field....

Sport Podcast Series 1

PODCAST: Our first in a series of East Gippsland Sports Foundation podcasts highlights up and coming mountain bike star, Hudson Tarling.  We take a insight into Huddo’s pathway so far, his introduction into the sport, setbacks and lofty aspirations to get to the top.  We have so many inspiring stories of excellence and achievement from our young funded athletes over the past 17 years...

Waldo the bush poet

PODCAST - Former Bairnsdale resident, Lyn Bayley, better known as Waldo the bush poet, was back in town last week for a whirlwind visit. The son of stock and station agent, Ian 'Kitch' and Peg Bayley, Mr Bayley grew up as a young lad on Grant Street and attended Bairnsdale's 754 Primary School before finishing his schooling at the local high school. Now 80, he retains fond memories of growing up...

Youth Foyer for Bairnsdale?

Youth worker and East Gippsland Shire Councillor, Kirsten Van Diggele, is part of a working group determined to have a youth accommodation foyer established in Bairnsdale. The move comes amid concerns that there are an increasing number of young people who are homeless in East Gippsland. Cr Van Diggele said many are sleeping rough, couch surfing and staying in their vehicles. If established, a...

Homelessness increasing

Have you ever stopped to think about how homeless people cope with the cold as they scramble to find shelter on a wet winter's night? Next month you will have an opportunity to experience homelessness, if you choose, when the Salvation Army conducts a sleepout at its church facility located at 62 Goold Street in Bairnsdale on the night of August 6 during National Homelessness Week. Captain Jones...

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