Monday, 14 October 2019
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Seeking buy-out support

Seeking buy-out support

East Gippsland Shire Councillors have thrown their support behind Gippsland Lakes commercial fishing licence holders.Cr Joe Rettino moved a motion to write to Minister for Fishing and Boating, Jaala Pulford, and Parliamentary Secretary for Jobs, Jane Garrett, seeking an economic stim- ulus and support package for the 10 licence holders who will be affected by the State Government’ s buy-out.It...
Recycling polystyrene

Recycling polystyrene

A processing machine to enable more recycling of polystyrene is operating at East Gippsland Shire Council's Bairnsdale landfill.Mayor, Cr Natalie O'Connell said to divert expanded polystyrene (EPS) from landfill, council’ s waste minimisation and sustainability team has invested in an EPS processing machine which compresses the polystyrene using heat. The product obtained during this process is...
Eights rate for eighth regatta

Eights rate for eighth regatta

Bairnsdale Rowing Club’s eighth annual Head of the Mitchell River Irish League Regatta boasts a record number of entries of 16 eights drawn for tomorrow’s race.There are more than 200 rowers entered to compete for the second year in a row in a field of all boat classes ranging from your traditional eights, fours, quads, doubles and singles.The main staging area, based on the riverbank at Howitt...
Locals voice rates issues

Locals voice rates issues

East Gippslanders shared their views on council rates and charges as part of an independent review into Victoria’s current Local government rating system.A community consultation session was held in Bairnsdale at the council chambers last Thursday with feedback forming the basis of the Local Government Rating System Review, an independent three-person panel which is reviewing the current...
On-ground assessments

On-ground assessments

There will be heightened activity in Omeo from today with the design team responsible for planning the much-anticipated Omeo Mountain Bike Trails (MTB) conducting important cultural heritage and ecological assessments.Over the past three weeks trail design company, World Trail, has completed the ground truthing of the trails, which requires walking the proposed alignments and fine tuning the...
Place your Treaty vote

Place your Treaty vote

Polling booths have opened in the historic First Peoples’ Assembly and to celebrate, free community events are being held across East Gippsland.The First Peoples’ Assembly will be the voice of Aboriginal people in Victoria in the next step of the Treaty process.It will be made up of Traditional Owners, elected by Aboriginal people in Victoria and Victorian Traditional Owners living outside the...

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