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Urgent support required

Urgent support required

All three levels of government need to do more to support drought-affected Gippsland farmers, according to local MP Darren Chester.Mr Chester said the ongoing dry conditions, coupled with high winds, had turned a bad situation into a crisis in parts of Gippsland.“If this was a cyclone, fire or flood the response from all three levels of government would be very different,” Mr Chester said.“The...
Paynesville Gold Cup creates thrills and spills

Paynesville Gold Cup creates thrills and spills

It was a weekend of highlights, big crowds and great weather at the largest powerboat race held in Victoria for several years the Paynesville Gold Cup.The iconic event on the powerboat racing circuit has a rich history steeped in tradition going back more than 40 years and the competitors came from all across Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia to take up the challenge.The 2019 race...
All in a day’s work for Paynesville Coastguard

All in a day’s work for Paynesville Coastguard

A man living on a houseboat moored in McMillan Straits was lucky not to have drowned after he swam after his small paddle boat which had drifted away last Saturday afternoon.He was found by chance by the Paynesville Coastguard clinging exhausted to a buoy at Point Montague, the western most tip of Raymond Island.“He was floundering, it was just pure luck we spotted him,” Michael Doyle, the...
No consultation with timber industry

No consultation with timber industry

Member for East Gippsland, Tim Bull, was bewildered when told the Labor Government did not consult the timber industry prior to announcing a multi-million dollar hiking trail in Far East Gippsland late last year, and bewilderment is now justified.Agriculture Minister, Jaclyn Symes, has confirmed the State Government did not consult with the local timber industry prior to announcing plans for the...
Safe path a key link

Safe path a key link

People in Lucknow and Eastwood will soon be able to safely walk or cycle to the centre of Bairnsdale with the State Government last Thursday announcing funding to construct a new path.Minister for Roads, Jaala Pulford, said that construction of a dedicated shared path on the Great Alpine Road will soon begin.The off-road shared pathway will be constructed on the Great Alpine Road between Flinns...
Birthing centre is on the way

Birthing centre is on the way

Bairnsdale Regional Health Service (BRHS) is in the throes of planning a new birthing centre at its main campus thanks to its success in a funding application of $545,00 from the Victorian Health and Human Services Building Authority’s Regional Health Infrastructure Fund, which will see the hospital’s current birthing suites relocated to its former Fraser Ward.The Regional Health Infrastructure...

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