Dump Green Waste For Free

Baw Baw Shire Council is offering free green waste drop off days at selected transfer stations in October to make it easier for residents to prepare their properties for the upcoming fire season. For Erica, Rawson and Walhalla: Erica Transfer Station, Sunday 13 October, Noon to 4:00 pm

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… Continue reading Personal Fire Recovery Explained

Wanted: Early Childhood Teacher, Erica

Early Childhood Teacher, Part-time, wanted for the Erica Kinder.   Erica is located in the Mountain Rivers Region of Victoria’s West Gippsland, and is a pleasant half hour drive from Moe or Traralgon

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.