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Whales wash ashore

Whales wash ashore

The Department of Environment Land Water and Planning (DEWLP) and Parks Victoria earlier this week responded to the stranding of several whales that had washed ashore on a remote section of coast in the Croajingolong National Park, and another two in Mallacoota yesterday.Incident controller of the Croajingalong beachings, Michael Turner, said 27 pilot whales and one humpback whale had been found...
Time for change

Time for change

Bairnsdale’s Main Street was flooded by a sea of around 1500 people wearing orange shirts for ‘Walk to Change the Story’ on Wednesday.Organised by Gippsland Lakes Community Health (GLCH), ‘Walk to Change the Story’ highlighted the need to end violence against women and children.The walk kicked off at 11am when men, women, children and even some furry friends marched from GLCH to Davison Oval...
Bairnsdale Airport among the best

Bairnsdale Airport among the best

East Gippsland Shire collected a national award for its Bairnsdale Airport on November 14, named ‘Small Regional Aerodrome of the Year’ at the Australian Airport Association (AAA) National Airport Industry Awards.The award comes on the back of a suite of changes made at the aerodrome over the past 12 months, and the improvements have attracted organisations now choosing Bairnsdale as a fuel...
Sophie on top of the world

Sophie on top of the world

Bairnsdale’s Sophie Molineux is a world champion after she was part of Australia’s convincing eight-wicket win over England in the Women’s World T20 Cup final yesterday.The Southern Stars chased down the 106 runs they needed to claim their fourth World T20 title with 4.5 overs to spare after a brilliant team bowling display.England opener Danielle Wyatt gave her team a solid start with a...
Labor tightens its political grip

Labor tightens its political grip

Labor has strengthened its grip on the Victorian political landscape with a landslide State Election win for the Daniel Andrews-led party at the weekend.Locally it was Nationals incumbent, Tim Bull, who held on to the seat of Gippsland East, however across the state there was love for Labor, particularly in marginal metropolitan seats.The victory wasn’t unexpected, however the magnitude in which...
East Gippslanders continue to back Bull

East Gippslanders continue to back Bull

Tim Bull has maintained his popularity in Gippsland East, the sitting local Nationals member earning a third term advocating for his region with a comfortable State Election victory.With Labor claiming a one-sided victory across the state, the Nationals held firm in regional seats with Mr Bull earning 57.48 per cent of the first preference vote in the Gippsland East electorate after 76.17 per...

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