Tuesday, 24 May 2022
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Hooked on Lakes is back

Hooked on Lakes is back

Hooked on Lakes Entrance is back, providing people the chance to indulge in fresh local seafood, while supporting regional communities this March long weekend. Discover the wonders of East Gippsland and head to the free ‘Hooked on Lakes Entrance’ event on Sunday, March 13, to try delicious seafood, learn more about where your fresh fish comes from or cast a line with experts and increase the...
Adventure stars do battle

Adventure stars do battle

East Gippsland, and in particular Lakes Entrance and surrounds, played a starring role in an episode of Australia’s socially conscious television series, Adventure All Stars, which is described as a TV travel show with a difference -  Real people. Real emotion. Real adventure. Last week 12 cast members including Outback Truckers star Danyelle Haigh experienced the best the region has to...
Captain walks in

Captain walks in

Four years ago Simon Harvey, AKA Captain Australia, was diagnosed with head and neck cancer.  “I had a 40-60 per cent chance that chemo-radiation would beat the disease, and six months to live if it failed,” he said. “I got lucky. But even when you survive cancer, you have to pay a horrible price, dealing with side effects and the threat of recurrence for the rest of your life. No child...
Metung pool bid

Metung pool bid

A chorus of voices are rising in Metung for an outdoor swimming pool to be built somewhere in close proximity to the village. While Metung is surrounded by water, there is nowhere to swim laps and many serious about swimming are forced to travel to Lake Entrance. The vision for an outdoor pool, with views over the Gippsland Lakes, is being mooted as a drawcard for tourists, similar to Sydney’s...
Gunai Elder to contest Federal election

Gunai Elder to contest Federal election

Respected Gunai Elder, Marjorie Thorpe, is contesting the Federal seat of Gippsland during the forthcoming election. A Lake Tyers resident, Ms Thorpe is representing the Australian Greens in contesting the seat against the current sitting member, Darren Chester, from the National Party. As a Greens candidate, Ms Thorpe is passionate about advocating for the environment. She says the health and...
Flying High

Flying High

It’s not every day a 15-year-old can boast he has a pilot’s licence, but for Lakes Entrance teenager, Thomas Greer, he has that rare glory. Thomas has just acquired his licence to fly after learning how to navigate an aircraft from the age of 12. He is reportedly among an elite group of half a dozen kids in the country to gain a pilot’s licence at such a young age. Thomas, who begins Year 10...

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