Tuesday, 19 January 2021
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FLOAT project gets launched

FLOAT project gets launched

The FLOAT project was launched at Fisherman’s Landing Jetty in Lake Tyers Beach last Saturday in perfect conditions.FLOAT is a community-built floating art studio that is a world class hub for artists, writers, musicians and thinkers. The space will offer six week residencies with the expectation that there will be a range of creative outcomes for the LakeTyers community.After nearly three years...
Confusing street crossing

Confusing street crossing

There have been many motorists expressing their concerns about the Church Street raised road markings in Lakes Entrance.Pedestrians, especially the elderly and tourists, have been mistaking them for a pedestrian crossing.These markings are identical to those used to cross the road in the Woolworths car park.Although there is no official signage, vehicles give way to pedestrians crossing between...
Lake Tyers perch boost

Lake Tyers perch boost

Recreational anglers in East Gippsland are celebrating the release of 67,500 estuary perch fingerlings yesterday that are aimed at improving their fishing chances in the years ahead.Victorian Fisheries Authority chief executive officer, Travis Dowling, said the fish releases are part of a marine stocking program that aims to rebuild estuary perch populations in several coastal systems.“The...
Bull elected for a third term

Bull elected for a third term

Tim Bull has maintained his parliamentary seat in Gippsland East, the sitting local Nationals member earning a third term advocating for his region with a comfortable State Election victory at the weekend.With Labor claiming a one-sided victory across the state, the Nationals held firm in regional seats with Mr Bull earning 57.49 per cent of the first preference vote in the Gippsland East...
Pedestrian crossings near completion

Pedestrian crossings near completion

Two new pedestrian crossings in Lakes Entrance should be completed by the end of the year in time for the busy summer holiday period.Federal Member for Gippsland, Darren Chester, secured funding of $5 million for improvements to The Esplanade as part of a $50 million upgrade of the Princes Highway, east of Sale.Mr Chester said the pedestrian crossings would better link the main shopping strip to...
More police

More police

More police in tourist areas during peak holiday periods, including Lakes Entrance, will be delivered under a Liberal Nationals Government.The Nationals Member for Gippsland East, Tim Bull, said the current guidelines that additional police had to be sourced from inside their own police region, was a ridiculous one for East Gippsland.“What that means is that additional police for Lakes Entrance...

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