Wednesday, 22 May 2019
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First glimpse of aquatics

First glimpse of aquatics

Swimmers at the Bairnsdale Aquatic and Recreation Centre (BARC) are being provided with a glimpse of the new aquatics area, with the temporary wall between the existing 25-metre pool and the new pool area removed on Monday.The wall, in place during construction, has been removed to allow contractors to complete the last of the internal works. A temporary fence will be in place to maintain the...
Gippsland’s budget boost

Gippsland’s budget boost

The 2019-20 Budget, announced by Federal Treasurer, Josh Frydenberg, on Tuesday night is good for Gippsland, according to Federal Member for Gippsland, Darren Chester.Mr Chester said he was pleased with the focus on building the infrastructure regional communities need, and helping to reduce the cost of living for low and middle income earners.“This budget is our plan to build on the record `and...
Fourth man charged

Fourth man charged

Missing Person Squad detectives charged a fourth person as part of the investigation into the suspicious disappearance and death of Lakes Entrance man, Bradley Lyons, earlier this week.A 25-year-old Lake Tyers Beach man was arrested yesterday and charged on Wednesday night with murder, false imprisonment, kidnapping, aggravated home invasion, and intentionally and recklessly causing serious...
Pyjamas for farmers

Pyjamas for farmers

It was a sea of colour at St Mary’s Primary School in Bairnsdale last Friday for their Pyjamas for Farmers Day.The staff and students got into the spirit of the day wearing their favourite pyjamas to school.The Pyjamas for Farmers Day was an initiative that originated from a letter Michelle Garbutt, principal of St Mary’s Primary School, sent out to the St Mary’s Primary School community.The...
Prostate cancer concern

Prostate cancer concern

Following the success of the ninth East Gippsland’s Biggest Ever BBQ Lunch, which was held on March 1 and was bigger and better than any before, how the around $50,000 raised will be spent locally in support of a local prostate specialist nurse is the concern of local blokes diagnosed with the disease.“The Big Blokes Barbecue was once again a great event,” Bairnsdale Prostrate Cancer Support...
Becoming tomorrow’s leaders

Becoming tomorrow’s leaders

A group of four young graduates from the inaugural Gippsland and East Gippsland Aboriginal Cooperative (GEGAC) Academy have been congratulated on their commitment to training and starting their journey to become the next generation of community leaders.Janaya Hood, Corinna Harrison, Shanika Hood and Rhiannon Hayes graduated from the GEGAC Academy in mid-March after completing training, job...

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