Wednesday, 22 May 2019
65 Macleod Street, Bairnsdale, VIC 3875 - P: (03) 5150 2300

Local News

Budget support for cancer patients

Budget support for cancer patients

A campaign to boost life saving radiation therapy in regional areas like East Gippsland has won a $45.5 million boost in last week’s Federal Budget.The funding was announced on Tuesday night by Federal Treasurer, Josh Frydenberg, and detailed in the budget papers.The Radiation Therapy Advisory Group (RTAG) has been campaigning for better radiation therapy access for regional patients for months....
Foskey contesting

Foskey contesting

The Greens candidate for the Federal seat of Gippsland, Deb Foskey, says her campaign will focus on climate change and the potential for rewarding jobs in a well-managed environment.“Gippsland is one of Victoria’s food bowls. This summer brought ruin to some reliable crops – corn and other vegetables – and it was a wake-up call to farmers,” Dr Foskey said.“The reality of climate change was...
Annie’s Cottage receives lodge award

Annie’s Cottage receives lodge award

Through the sponsorship of the Bairnsdale Daylight Lodge, the Freemasons Foundation of Victoria has just awarded a $5000 grant to local charity, Annie’s Cottage, to pay for needed renovations and replacements.Twenty-eight years ago, Peter and Judith Robbins, farmers at Lindenow South, conceived the idea of giving a free holiday to families enduring the extreme stress of caring for a child...
Dr Holm says it time for change

Dr Holm says it time for change

The Federal election was announced for May 18 yesterday and the candidates contesting it have already left the starting block.Academic, Dr Antoinette Holm, has thrown her hat in the ring for Labor in the seat of Gippsland, pitting herself against sitting member, Darren Chester, from the National Party.Perhaps unsurprisingly, Dr Holmgave contesting the Federal election serious thought.She...
Six people now charged

Six people now charged

Six people have now been charged with the murder of Lakes Entrance man, Bradley Lyons.Missing Person Squad detectives charged two more people last Thursday night as part of the investigation into the suspicious disappearance and death of Mr Lyons.A 35-year-old woman and a 24year-old man, both from Lakes Entrance, were arrested.The pair were charged with murder, kidnapping, false imprisonment and...
Persistence pays off

Persistence pays off

Janson’s Concrete and Haulage apprentice, Daniel Abbott, shows that hard work and persistence pays off.Daniel is an Aboriginal man who was born 120 kilometres west of Alice Springs in a remote community called Wallace Rockhole. He recently completed his apprenticeship in becoming a heavy vehicle diesel mechanic.“It’s a dream come true and a lot of hard work that’s paid off,” he said.“The journey...

Bairnsdale Advertiser

65 Macleod Street
PO Box 465
Bairnsdale, VIC 3875

P: (03) 5150 2300
F: (03) 5152 6257

Publication Day: Monday & Friday
Circulation Monday: 5,791
Circulation Friday: 5,791

Yeates Media

Cnr Macleod & Bailey Streets
PO Box 465
Bairnsdale, VIC 3875

P: (03) 5150 2300
F: (03) 5152 6257