Friday, 23 October 2020
505 Esplanade, Lakes Entrance, VIC 3909 - P: (03) 5155 1514

Local News

AFMA opens local doors

AFMA opens local doors

Federal Member for Gippsland, Darren Chester, officially opened the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) offices on Monday in Lakes Entrance, which he said will be of significant benefit to the local fishery and community.The offices are located in the Federation Training building on Bullock Island.Mr Chester used the opportunity to meet local fishing industry representatives from...
No commitment until election

No commitment until election

The Victorian Fishers Authority (VFA) will not commit to supporting either the commercial or recreational fishing sectors of the Gippsland Lakes ahead of November’s State Election.A meeting aimed to educate and lessen the misunderstanding between the two sectors last Wednesday has left both parties no closer to an outcome with the VFA chief executive officer, Travis Dowling, saying the State...
Chief executives tour Tommy

Chief executives tour Tommy

Outgoing Gippsland Ports chief executive officer, Nick Murray, hosted fellow local chief executives on a tour of the Tommy Norton last week as part of their regular meeting.The Tommy Norton is the dredge for maintenance of ocean access to the Gippsland Lakes. Tommy Norton is an important milestone in the maritime history of the Gippsland Lakes and a major achievement for Gippsland Ports,...
Pies and shakes on the foreshore

Pies and shakes on the foreshore

The Lakes Entrance foreshore is the place to be this Sunday for Gippsland Jersey’s fundraising campaign to build a milk processing plant in Lakes.Denis Gerrard, general manager operations for Patties Pies, has generously agreed to donate some of Patties’ iconic locally produced pies to assist Gippsland Jersey to raise an additional $3909 to add to the crowd funding campaign, which to date has...
Grand final police presence

Grand final police presence

Lakes Entrance police will be out in full force for the Omeo District Football Netball League grand final at Swan Reach this Saturday, August 25.Working with the league and competing clubs Bruthen, Swifts Creek, Lindenow South, Omeo Benambra and Swan Reach, the large police presence will ensure that it is an enjoyable day for everyone.Acting Senior Sergeant, Matt Jenkins, of Lakes Entrance...
Chester lays wreath at Chapel of Allies

Chester lays wreath at Chapel of Allies

One hundred years ago, the Allies launched the largest attack of the First World War east of the French town of Amiens, winning an unprecedented victory on the Western Front and beginning what has become known as the hundred days to the end of the war.Minister for Veterans Affairs, Darren Chester, last week represented the Australian Government at a commemorative service at the Amiens Cathedral...

Lakes Post

505 Esplanade
PO Box 303
Lakes Entrance, VIC 3909

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

Publication Day: Wednesday
Circulation: 3,531

Yeates Media

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

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