Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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East Gippsland Field Days sheep dog trial

The Victorian Yard Utility Farm Dog Association sheep dog trial action at the East Gippsland Field Days was excellent for spectators, with many people enjoying the skills of the dogs and handlers on display.  One competitor was Andrew Whelan, Whelan’s Run Kelpies, Tambo Upper who had four dogs competing, Banjo having his last hurrah at trialling while another, Bessie, 18 months, was at her...

Bairnsdale Gentlemen's Choir

The Bairnsdale Gentlemen’s Choir meets regularly to sing in a shared passion for music. The choir consists of a diverse group of locals, where age is irrelevant. Musical director, Evan Bryant, says the choir offers men an opportunity to spend time together and provides a creative outlet.

Councillor Elect: Mark Reeves

Mark Reeves is the ninth elected councillor to the East Gippsland Shire Council. Cr Reeves is a longtime councillor and past mayor. In this forthcoming term, Cr Reeves said it was important that the Shire is prepared for the likelihood of future fires, floods and pandemics in order to support the community.

Councillor Elect: John White

Cr John White, who was the immediate past Mayor in the previous East Gippsland Shire Council, is thrilled to have been re-elected to Council. As Mayor, Cr White was instrumental in leading the Council through the bushfires and COVID-19. He told the Bairnsdale Advertiser that he was pleased with the make-up of the new Council and looks forward to completing unfinished business from his 2016-2020...

Councillor Elect: Tom Crook

Tom Crook, of Eagle Point, was pleasantly surprised by his election to the East Gippsland Shire Council. Cr Crook, a land conservation manager, had initially fallen just short of the necessary required primary votes to secure a seat on Council, but was catapulted in on preferences. Cr Crook says ensuring East Gippsland recovers and renews from the recent bushfires and COVID-19 pandemic will be...

Councillor Elect: Jane Greacen

Dr Jane Greacen was delighted to be announced the sixth elected councillor to the East Gippsland Shire Council following the distribution of preferences which saw her jump up one spot in election order. As a general practitioner, Cr Greacen says her main focus is prioritising the health of the community and developing clear policy on potentially polluting industries. Cr Greacen says "engaging...

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