Gippsland passengers travelling to or from Melbourne on Tuesday, December 17 may have to find alternative transport because of a Rail, Tram & Bus Union strike. If the strike proceeds, all V/Line services will be cancelled on the Gippsland line for 24 hours.
V/Line employees have voted 98 per cent in favour of taking industrial action in their bid to secure an improved workplace agreement.
The Walhalla Lodge Hotel, aka ‘The Wally Pub’, will now be open every day except Tuesday “until further notice”. They will be shut on 25th and 26th December, also on 1st January. Call them on 03 5165 6226 or visit www.facebook.com/walhalla.lodge.hotel for more information.
The heated indoor swimming pool and adjacent gymnasium at Rawson were opened for the summer season on 1st December and will close on 31st March 2020. The complex is open daily and the entry fee permits use of both facilities. Entrance to the Robertson Sports Centre car park is opposite the old Service Station. For opening times and charges:
Make Australia Day special by being part of this fun event! Cricket in Erica, played as it should be. Hit and Giggle. No skill required. Just kids and adults from all over having a go. Book your place before somebody else gets in first!
Regional Roads Victoria have advised that reconstruction of sections of the Tyers-Thomson Valley Road will continue until the end of February 2020. The current work is part of the reconstruction of some 6 km of the road and will provide a stronger more durable surface on this key rural route.
For off-road motor cycle enthusiasts, the Australian Four Day Enduro is an absolute must-go. And a great chance for local community groups to participate and fundraise. Officials from the Dandenong Motorcycle Club net with Erica/Rawson community members in the Erica Hall on Wednesday 27 November and outlined how and where in the surrounding bush the event would operate.
The Community Health Centre in Rawson provides a comprehensive range of services including Pathology Collection, Wound Care, Podiatrist, Diabetes support, Health Aids and information. Open Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Call 5165 3236.