Saturday, 23 March 2019
65 Macleod Street, Bairnsdale, VIC 3875 - P: (03) 5150 2300

Local News

Mitchell reaches Stage 9 restrictions

Mitchell reaches Stage 9 restrictions

The Mitchell River, the major tributary that meanders from the mountains, through the rich vegetable growing country of the Lindenow Flats, has been placed on Stage 9 water restrictions.A Southern Rural Water (SRW) spokesperson said the first of the 10 stages of restriction had been put into effect on January 12, and moved to Stage 9 on January 27.“The restrictions followed high demand and low...
Streetscape works restart

Streetscape works restart

East Gippsland Shire Council’ s project to upgrade part of Nicholson Street, Bairnsdale, restarted last Friday after works paused over the Christmas trading period.Work started at the Service Street intersection before progressing along Nicholson Street to the mall.Car parking in this area of Nicholson Street will be reduced, with a work site established over some centre-of-road parking...
Fruit stewed on the trees

Fruit stewed on the trees

The extreme heat that scorched East Gippsland last Friday has had a devastating affect on produce grown at The Fruitfarm in Johnsonville.Elaine and Graeme Jenkins, who own the farm, said as the temperature climbed into the 40s, fruit on their trees “literally boiled”.“It was 47.6 degrees here and what it’s done to our fruit and the trees is just monstrous,” Mrs Jenkins told the Advertiser.The...
Paynesville Road backflip welcomed

Paynesville Road backflip welcomed

The State Government has back-flipped on its plans to install centre-of-the-road barriers on Paynesville Road, a decision welcomed by many in the East Gippsland community, including local MP, Tim Bull, who has strongly opposed the barriers for a long period time.“My thanks to all those who signed the petition asking for more common sense in these decisions and better public consultation, rather...
California fascinated by our boats

California fascinated by our boats

Swan Reach based business, Canvas Barn Marine Trimming, has returned home from California in the United States after making the final presentation to a packed house on board the historic Queen Mary.The Industrial Fabrics Association International held its annual Marine Fabricators’ conference in Long Beach, California, last month.Canvas Barn Marine Trimming, run by long-time local, Aaron Stroud...
Leading change with a healthy dash of kindness

Leading change with a healthy dash of kindness

In life’s big and unassuming moments, Sallie Jones thrives on creating positive change with kindness.From fostering community pride to empowering rural women and inspiring dairy farmers to nurture their mental health, Sallie’s generosity of spirit anchors her personal life and business.Home-schooled until grade six, the former Gippsland Grammar school captain has long had a knack for making good...

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