Friday, 19 August 2022
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Women flee from man with knife

Women flee from man with knife

Two women in their 70’s were given the fright of their lives after being approached by a knife wielding man in Lake Bunga recently.Adding to their terror was the time it took police to arrive on the scene after the initial telephone call for help was made.One of the terrified women has spoken to the Post about the ordeal which unfolded on a Friday morning almost three weeks ago.Rosemary says she...
Seawall on track

Seawall on track

East Gippsland Shire Council’s seawall replacement program is on schedule.Installation of screw piles for the boardwalk on the Esplanade between the Lakes Entrance Coast Guard building and Bank Jetty started last Tuesday (August 21) and is expected to be completed early next week.The driving of piles for the seawall is expected to start next week.The existing 216-metre bluestone seawall is being...
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...

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