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Mulch Wanted

Free if possible. Call Kath, 0437 469 602
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Rawson to Tyers Road works.

Long awaited, but reconstruction of the road is nearing completion. Photo: Sunday afternoon dust abatement. (DD)
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Info Night – 2020 A4DE to be in Erica!

 

 

The Dandenong Motor Cycle Club (DMCC) will conduct the Australian Four Day Enduro (A4DE) in the Erica Forest District during May 2020. An information night will be held in the Erica Hall from 7:30 pm on Wednesday 27 November and will inform the community about how local groups can participate and fundraise.

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Historical Society elects new Committee

The Erica and District Historical Society Inc's Annual General Meeting was held in their Rawson premises on Wednesday 13 November. After all positions were declared vacant by retiring President Des Dowie, the following were elected: President Jenny McNally, Deputy President Kathleen Harrison, Secretary Wendy Baillie, Treasurer Julie Tairua, Committee Members Des and Bev Dowie.

The Society's newly renovated Bric-a-brac and Op-shop is open from 10 am every Wednesday
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Railway Tools Stolen

Tools valued at about $3000, including a chainsaw and generator, were stolen when the Walhalla Goldfields Railway workshop at Thomson Station was broken in to. The effected volunteers have asked that any offers to sell used tools be reported to Police.
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Local War Vet Honoured

As part of the Remembrance Day Ceremony held on Sunday 10 November at the Erica Memorial Public Hall, a tribute was paid to a former Walhalla and Moondarra resident, James Moloney.

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Public Automated Defibrillator in Rawson

An easy to use Defibrillator has been installed outside the entrance to the Rawson Police Station.
This life saving equipment is available 24/7 to assist in the resuscitation of anybody experiencing a heart attack.  Just open the box and take the defibrillator to where it is needed. The device is absolutely safe and very easy to use. And it can save the life of somebody you love.
A similar device is located at the Erica General Store.
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No more cross crossers on crossing?

After many years of carefully avoiding mud and puddles, the Rawson Primary School children will soon have a concrete pathway on both sides of their school crossing. If they still exist, the ‘Best Muddy Boot’ competition and puddle jumplng lessons will hopefully have to find new locations.
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Personal Fire Recovery Explained

Residents who attended the discussion session with Bushfire Recovery Expert David Longer are now much better informed about how effected people react to the stress arising from evacuations and fire events. David canvassed some expected reactions and discussed ways in which members of a community could assist in the recovery process. 
Cr Leaney and others highlighted the lack of assistance provided to Erica, Rawson and Walhalla after the February 2019 fire. Representatives from Baw Baw Shire and West Gippsland Healthcare Group will provide feed-back to their organisations.
Rawson Cricket Club members assisted with a BBQ and refreshments.
Anyone who needs additional support can call the bushfire case support program on 1800 560 760.
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Crater walk has water!

Visitors admiring the birdlife in Rawson’s Crater lake. Now a much more popular area for water loving birds, but how long before it is allowed to dry out again?