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.
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 […]
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?
The young couple who have been the subject of an extensive search over the past few days were found deceased in their vehicle by Police at about 11:00 am this morning. Their 4WD was reportedly down an embankment off Trig East Track, east of Thomson Dam. Police will prepare a Coroners report and have thanked all […]
Friday 9:00 am. The search for the missing campers, Caleb Forbes and Shannon Lowden, has resumed. The Police, SES and other local volunteers with suitable experience and knowledge will revisit areas between Rawson and the Thomson Dam looking for signs that a vehicle may have left the road. Police are hopeful that the pair will […]
Police and SES volunteers are searching in the Rawson and Thomson Dam areas for two campers who have been reported as overdue. The pair, both in their early 20’s were travelling in a 4WD and were reported missing by family on Sunday. Update: as at Tuesday 6:00 pm there was no indication that the search […]
The parents of students using the Rawson school bus explain to Cr Michael Leaney the fairness and safety issues arising from the proposed cancellation. Thanks to Jodie at Erica’s 1914 Cafe for arranging and hosting the meeting. Sent from my Samsung Galaxy smartphone.
Thanks to some great lobbying by a group of local parents with help from Jodie at 1914 Cafe, local Councilor Michael Leaney, Gary Blackwood MP and Harriet Shing MP, the Rawson school bus will continue to operate. The decision to retain the service was announced by Public Transport Minister Melissa Horne earlier today.
Baw Baw Shire has replaced the entrance ramp in front of the Erica and District Historical Society’s premises in Rawson. A new ramp down from the adjacent car park will also enable safer access for members and visitors.