Search in 5th day

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… Continue reading Search in 5th day

Search for lost campers

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… Continue reading Search for lost campers

Parents Prove People Power Pays

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.

Parents Win – School Bus Saved!

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.

Erica’s ECFCOM Folds

ECFCOM, Baw Baw Council’s Section 86 Committee of Management which had been managing the Shire’s public facilities in Erica failed to attract any nominations at its Annual General Meeting held in the Erica Hall on Tuesday 20 August. (Update:  a further meeting to explore whether the committee can be re-formed will be held in the… Continue reading Erica’s ECFCOM Folds