Tuesday, 24 May 2022
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Election Saturday

Election Saturday

The Federal Election is this Saturday, May 21, and the public is reminded that if you are 18 years of age or older it is compulsory to vote. Lakes Entrance Mechanic’s Hall has been open for pre-poll voting since May 9 and has seen a steady flow of voters flowing through the door. “We have been getting an average of 350 to 400 people a day and there has rarely been any queues,” the superintendent...
Potholes cause for concern

Potholes cause for concern

Diego Lazzar and his wife had been coming up to Lakes Entrance for the past 18 years and in March last year made the decision to move here permanently. However, not long after their move they became concerned about the disrepair and narrowness of the section of road on Golf Links Road between the Princes Highway and Palmers Road. This piece of road has a large volume of traffic with motorists...
Eastern beach residents fed up

Eastern beach residents fed up

Yet again Eastern Beach Road residents have had their properties inundated with floodwater during the last East Coast Low rainfall and they have been pleading for something to be done about it for many years. The major problem is a drain running behind the homes on the northern side which cannot cope with the amount of water channeled into it during heavy rain events. Jean and Ron Guy have been...
Hospitality crisis ongoing

Hospitality crisis ongoing

The hospitality staffing crisis Victoria is being felt across East Gippsland, including some of the region’s key tourist destinations situated along the Gippsland Lakes. In Lakes Entrance, the Central Hotel, locat-ed on the Esplanade, is “screaming out” for a range of hospitality staff but are “struggling” to fine employees. Alison Murphy who owns the establishment with her husband, Tyson, says...
Vet retires

Vet retires

After 40 years of tireless and caring attention to the animals, and their owners, John and Shelley Ward have closed their veterinarian clinics at Lakes Entrance and Metung.  Their last day will be today. The couple has put in a very busy last few weeks with animal owners getting their pets checked over one last time and stocking up on treatments. They have unsuccessfully tried to find a vet...
Reparations for those 'stolen'

Reparations for those 'stolen'

The State Government's announcement that it will provide reparations to recognize the suffering caused by the forced removal of Aboriginal children from their families has been welcomed in East Gippsland. Gippsland Greens Party candidate, Marjorie Thorpe, said a national inquiry into the 'Separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children' 16 years ago had identified the Lakes Tyers...

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