A4DE is big and it’s here 6 – 9 May!

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… Continue reading A4DE is big and it’s here 6 – 9 May!

‘Elf Centre gives magic care

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.

When One wasn’t One

It was a peaceful afternoon in Rawson. Two local ladies were having a chat about something surely important, quite un-aware that their quiet haven was about to become part of a small emergency.

Council pops up to Rawson

Councilors and Shire Staff will be in Rawson’s Dunstan Pavilion (home of the Rawson Cricket Club) from 3:00pm to 6:00pm on Thursday 12th December. Residents are invited to pop in and meet the Baw Baw Shire Council team who will also be happy to discuss any issues of concern. The visit is part of Council’s… Continue reading Council pops up to Rawson

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… Continue reading Historical Society elects new Committee

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.

Cricket: Campers vs Locals on Aus Day

Adults and kids are invited to register for this ‘hit and giggle’ fun day at the Erica Oval on Australia Day, 26th January. Places are limited, so call 5165 3335 before somebody else catches your spot and it’s all over.

Bric-a-Brac & Op-Shop open Sunday

The Erica and District Historical Society will have their newly renovated showroom open from 10:00 am on Sunday 3 November. On offer is a fine collection of bargain priced clothing, bric-a-brac, books, DVDs and other country treasures. Find them at 1a Pinnacle Drive in Rawson, near the Police Station. (Look for the SES sign).

Erica Placemaking Program set for approval

At its meeting on Wednesday 13 November the Baw Baw Council will discuss approval of Erica’s Placemaking program which is intended to enhance the identity of the township and improve information signage. The proposed works include

Erica Community Facilities Committee Elected

At a special community meeting held in the Erica Memorial Hall on 15 October, a new Erica Community Facilities Committee of Management (ECFCoM) was formed. At the Committee’s AGM on 20 August 2019, none of the previous committee wished to be reelected.