Monday, 06 July 2020
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Balancing act for caravan parks

Balancing act for caravan parks

Whiter’s Holiday Park is like many others accommodtion providers in Lakes Entrance that have been hit hard by the new COVID-19 outbreaks. Their phones were running hot last Friday with cancellations and inquiries about rules. “Once these things hit social media there is panic and people choose not to travel - we have had a 100 per cent downturn,” Brandon Smits said. “We have decided not to...
Reaching full potential

Reaching full potential

It is now 16 months since Lakes Entrance Action Development Association (LEADA) set out on a new direction to provide a strong and united voice for Lakes Entrance.   Much has been achieved with the help of its 560 members and projects fought for are currently taking place. The upgrades of Bullock Island, the Esplanade and foreshore and the lower Jemmys Point Lookout have all started and...
Riding back to no normality

Riding back to no normality

When John Elliott and his camels arrived in Lakes Entrance a few weeks ago they were heading for Russell Osborne and Tara Lea’s property to take a break from their trek. Russell and Tara have been running a business called camelconnection.com for eight years. They have just restarted camel rides on Eastern Beach after the lifting of some COVID-19 restrictions. Russell was a teacher by trade...
Audit needed

Audit needed

In May of 20019, Federal Member for Gippsland, Darren Chester, said he would fight for an independent environmental audit of the Gippsland Lakes and its catchment if he was successful at that month’s election. He was successful and has continued to fight for an audit, however has been knocked back continuously. At the time, the longtime supporter of Gippsland Lakes and river management issues...
Mitzvah Truck rolls in

Mitzvah Truck rolls in

There was a big colourful truck getting around Lakes Entrance last week - the Mitzvah Tank. Rabbi Mendel Super and Rabbi Izzy Adelist, who featured on Outback Rabbis on ABC television last year, visited the town.The truck has travelled across the Nullabor, to Darwin and basically the width and breadth of Australia.They were in northern New South Wales after the bushfires providing support to...
Light at the end of the tunnel

Light at the end of the tunnel

There is light at the end of the tunnel, according to Lakes Entrance Action Development Association (LEADA). Following a disastrous summer of bushfires, coupled with coronavirus restrictions halting the economy, LEADA is seeing a ray of hope appear recently with tourists and locals enjoying the fine weather the town over the long weekend and even this weekend. “Hopefully this is the prelude to...

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