Wednesday, 22 May 2019
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Spotlight time

Spotlight time

Chairman of Dahlsens, John Dahlsen, recently penned a report a report titled Local Government: Is it broken? which he hopes promotes conversation in regards to the operations of East Gippsland Shire.Mr Dahlsen had part one of his report published in the Bairnsdale Advertiser last Friday (page 7) and said he would welcome those interested in finding out more about his research to get in touch.Mr...
Trail a step closer

Trail a step closer

East Gippsland Shire Council has awarded the contract for the Omeo Mountain Bike Trail Masterplan to Biosis Pty Ltd at the Council meeting held on Tuesday May 7.Mayor, Cr Natalie O’Connell, said the $4.5 million project will boost the Omeo region economy and attract international events and ensure Omeo is an adventure destination into the future.“The Omeo Mountain Bike Trail is an important...
Revision accepted

Revision accepted

East Gippsland Shire councillors adopted the revised Draft Budget 2019/20 on Tuesday, hearing public concern and showing their support for drought-affected farmers.The farm differential rate has been set at 82.5 per cent (rather than the originally proposed 90 per cent) and the commercial/industrial differential rate at 143 per cent (rather than the originally proposed 145 per cent).General rate...
Transition, recover, adapt

Transition, recover, adapt

East Gippsland and Wellington shire councils on Tuesday endorsed their Gippsland Drought Response Proposal - Looking Ahead - signalling their intent to provide long-term support for those affected by drought conditions.The document details a joint advocacy plan between the two councils to the Victorian and Commonwealth governments for drought assistance and recovery into the future.In response...
Swim in for opening

Swim in for opening

The $6.55 million redevelopment of the Bairnsdale Aquatic and Recreation Centre (BARC) is set to open to the public this coming Monday.The project includes a warm water pool, interactive children’s water play area, an expanded aquatic area and upgraded all-accessible change facilities as well as expanded reception and café areas.Mayor, Cr Natalie O’Connell, said the new warm water pool was...
Signs of danger

Signs of danger

State Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, has long been voicing his and the local community’s concerns about the standard of Princes Highway roadworks, which have caused a number of traffic issues.And while works continue on centre line wire rope barriers and new surfaces, signage and line markings should be of equal fear according to concerned local resident, Zack Hibbins.Mr Hibbins, who says...

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