Sunday, 25 July 2021
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New police commander at Lakes

New police commander at Lakes

Senior Sergeant Matt Jenkins has taken over as station commander at Lakes Entrance following the departure of Senior Sergeant Mel McLennan, who has returned to the Sale Police Station. Snr Sgt Jenkins oversees three sergeants and 15 other ranked constables at the Lakes Entrance station. His previous posting was at Orbost where he was the officer in charge of the highway patrol for 10 years. A...
Natural beauty

Natural beauty

Last Friday evening the Nowa Nowa and Wairewa communities came together to view a promotional video highlighting the natural beauty and physical activities available in the township.The event was held in perfect weather at the Gippsland Lakes Complete Health (GLCH) centre and was well attended by the surrounding communities.A barbecue dinner was enjoyed with live music supplied by Ravon and the...
Make good this Friday

Make good this Friday

The Lakes Entrance CFA will once again be involved with the Good Friday Appeal for the Royal Children’s Hospital, with some differences due to COVID restrictions.It is not back to the days when the fire truck did the rounds of the town, but the public can still donate and buy a raffle ticket.“There will be four raffle points around town where you can purchase a ticket and donation tins will be...
New chief officer visits

New chief officer visits

The new Chief Officer of the CFA, Jason Heffernan, made a visit to the Lakes Entrance CFA last Wednesday.Mr Heffernan was appointed to the position in November and has been progressively visiting country brigades.He was invited by the Lakes Entrance brigade to familiarise himself with the local area, inspect the infrastructure and meet members of the brigade. From the local CFA’s point of view...
Reconciliation a key topic

Reconciliation a key topic

East Gippsland Shire Council’s future Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) will be the subject of conversation at Sunday’s ‘Stories of Influence’ at the Lake Tyers Community Hall on Sunday.The shire’s RAP expired back in 2018 and Reconciliation East Gippsland would like to see a renewed plan that has a bit more bite and “is better resourced”.Shane Rees from Reconciliation East Gippsland says the...
Lakes Entrance artists presented OAMs

Lakes Entrance artists presented OAMs

In a prestigious ceremony at Government House Melbourne, three founding members of the Lakes Entrance based arts company, Wurinbeena, were individually recognised with Medals of the Order of Australia (OAM).The OAMs were originally announced in the 2020 Queen’s Birthday Honours, however due to extended delays with the COVID-19 pandemic, the investitures were delayed.Gunai Monaro artist, Frances...

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