Sunday, 03 March 2024
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Historical document launched

Historical document launched

The story behind the commercial fishing industry in the Gippsland Lakes will now have a historical presence with the launch of END OF AN ERA - The Last Gippsland Lakes Fishermen. The book, described as a photographic and oral history of the last 10 commercial fishermen of the Gippsland Lakes, will be brought to life with an official launch at the Paynesville Classic Boat Rally this Friday, March...
Storm knocks out power

Storm knocks out power

Last week's treacherous gale force winds caused havoc across Victoria with some local areas being hit particularly badly by the storm. The local State Emergency Service worked tirelessly throughout last week clearing trees and other debris and described the scenes as horrendous. Daryl Jeffs, a local SES leader, said they had crews out from 7.30pm on the Tuesday night working well into the night...
Summer of Surf a boost

Summer of Surf a boost

The sun may not have been shining, however Lakes Entrance’s Main Beach shone a light on Australia’s best surf sports athletes last weekend.  The Summer of Surf Victorian Grand Finale rolled into the town, breathing life into the region following the insane storms earlier in the week which left homes and businesses without power and internet, some for days. While skies were overcast,...
Trading drop off

Trading drop off

Businesses in Lakes Entrance and surrounding areas reported good trade over Christmas but noted a more dramatic drop off after New Year compared to other years. Sarah Jenkins from Wyanga Park Winery said they had a good Christmas period, which was better than they expected considering the negativity surrounding the economic forecast. "It did drop off quickly after the New Year period, but we...
Battle of the best

Battle of the best

An action-packed surf weekend awaits. Lakes Entrance's Main Beach will showcase 500 of the best Australia has to offer when it comes to surf sports competition when the Summer of Surf series grand finale lights up the region this weekend. This premier event promises to showcase the region's stunning coastline, attract top athletes from across the nation, and inject a dose of adrenaline into the...
DESMOND to empower people with diabetes

DESMOND to empower people with diabetes

East Gippslanders living with type 2 diabetes will soon be able to take advantage of a fresh approach to managing their condition. DESMOND (Diabetes Education and Self-Management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed) is an evidence-based education program designed to support people living with type 2 diabetes by helping them learn practical skills for managing the chronic illness. Delivered by...

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