Monday, 17 June 2019
505 Esplanade, Lakes Entrance, VIC 3909 - P: (03) 5155 1514

Local News

Enter your brew

Enter your brew

If you are a passionate amateur home brewer, then Waterwheel Beach Tavern’s Homebrew Brew Off is an opportunity to have your talents recognised.The Homebrew Brew Off at Lake Tyers Beach is being held over the next three months. The 2019 brew master will get their beer commercially produced by Waterwheel Beach Tavern.This includes beer on tap, packaged beer for a limited release, branding and...
Hazards removed

Hazards removed

Trees along the Princes Highway at Jemmys Point were removed because they posed a risk to drivers, according to Regional Roads Victoria.After receiving a report of low-hanging branches posing a hazard on the Princes Highway before entering Lakes Entrance, Regional Roads Victoria immediately arranged for an arborist to inspect the trees.The arborist advised that the trees were at risk of dropping...
Councillors out and about in Lakes

Councillors out and about in Lakes

East Gippsland Shire councillors were out and about in Lakes Entrance last Tuesday, inspecting various projects and meeting with business and community groups as part of the second meeting of council to be held outside the Bairnsdale Corporate Centre for the year.Mayor, Cr Natalie O’Connell, said the Lakes Entrance meeting on Tuesday evening was preceded by councillors and senior officers...
First stop

First stop

Newly-appointed Federal Agriculture Minister, Senator Bridget McKenzie, discussed the importance of a sustainable and a profitable fishing industry during her first meeting with Lakes Entrance Fishing Co-operative (LEFCOL) representatives on Monday at Bullock Island.Lakes Entrance-based MP, Darren Chester, invited Senator McKenzie to the region as part of her first visit to Gippsland since being...
Seafood labeling needs improving

Seafood labeling needs improving

The new Federal Minister for Agriculture, Senator Bridget McKenzie, admits after only a few days in the job she’s still getting her head around the breadth of her portfolio.Meeting with fishermen from the Lakes Entrance Fishermen’s Cooperative, she said concerns were raised about the correct labeling of seafood back to its origins so consumers know what they are buying.Senator McKenzie said when...
Fostering positive relationships

Fostering positive relationships

The purpose of Reconciliation Day 2019 is profound and clear: To foster positive race relations, the relationship between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and the broader community must be grounded in a foundation of truth.Whether you’re engaging in challenging conversations or unlearning and relearning what you know, this journey requires all to walk together with courage.Despite...

Lakes Post

505 Esplanade
PO Box 303
Lakes Entrance, VIC 3909

P: (03) 5155 1514
F: (03) 5155 1116

Publication Day: Wednesday
Circulation: 2,545

Yeates Media

Cnr Macleod & Bailey Streets
PO Box 465
Bairnsdale, VIC 3875

P: (03) 5150 2300
F: (03) 5152 6257