All Access Toilet / Shower / Basin / Infant change Unit for Erica Caravan Park

From their facebook page: “So so so stoked ….. we had a 12 month plan ….. covid closure hit again so thought was lets try and bring this idea forward Amenities upgraded for HWS & benches … painting on its way and new flooring BUT With some perseverance (ok nagging harasment and pestering) we are… Continue reading All Access Toilet / Shower / Basin / Infant change Unit for Erica Caravan Park

Baw Baw ‘s Community Satisfaction Improves

Council shows improvement in 2021 Community Satisfaction Survey Published on 30 August 2021 The 2021 Community Satisfaction Survey results have been released providing insight into Council’s high performing areas, areas for improvement and overall performance.   The Community Satisfaction Survey is conducted annually by Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions on behalf of participating Councils. The survey compiles the community’s feedback on the… Continue reading Baw Baw ‘s Community Satisfaction Improves

Traralgon COVID Exposure locations and Test sites

From Latrobe City The Department of Health and Human Services have released advice that a person who has tested positive to COVID-19 has visited a number of locations in Gippsland during their infectious period – from Sunday 22 to Tuesday 24 August. There are two, Tier 2 Exposure Sites that have been identified associated with… Continue reading Traralgon COVID Exposure locations and Test sites

Brian Taylor explains Walhalla Explosion

BT speaks about explosion 27/08/2021 Popular Channel 7 commentator Brian Taylor has spoken about his experience following a minor gas explosion in Walhalla on Wednesday. (Courtesy  LV Express) “WOW, bang.” That is how popular Channel 7 commentator Brian Taylor said he would have called the moment he was involved in a minor gas explosion at… Continue reading Brian Taylor explains Walhalla Explosion

Erica’s MTB Park needs Leadership Team Members

(MTB – Mountain Trail Bike) Erica MTB Park August 23 at 5:22 PM  ·  Do you want to be involved with Erica MTB Park? Now is your chance to join the Erica Bike Park Leadership Team. As part of Gippsland MTB Inc, every park running under the club has a dedicated team that looks after each park. In this role… Continue reading Erica’s MTB Park needs Leadership Team Members

Hot Spot in Erica

The old Bakery is being restored. Up until now, one of Erica’s many secret places patiently waiting for recognition. 0:00 / 0:10 Brooke CampbellGippsland History August 24 at 12:45 PM  ·  Our little gem in Erica, Victoria. My family purchased the ski hire in Erica 30 years ago. Once we built the new ski hire next door, we finally started the journey… Continue reading Hot Spot in Erica

CH 7’s BRIAN TAYLOR INJURED AT WALHALLA

Channel 7 AFL commentator Brian Taylor is in hospital with minor burns to his face and nose after a gas explosion at his regional Victorian property. The 59-year-old, a registered plumber, was completing maintenance work on a hot water system when the incident occurred. He was airlifted to a Melbourne hospital for treatment and is… Continue reading CH 7’s BRIAN TAYLOR INJURED AT WALHALLA

LOCAL HEROES!

SKIP TO MAIN CONTENT 2 / of2 Fire brigade captain continues volunteering after throat cancer steals his voice ABC Gippsland  / By Anne Simmons Posted 12h ago12 hours ago, updated 7h ago7 hours ago Flo’s partner Julie says a big challenge has been ‘going from someone to talk to at home then not’.( ABC Gippsland: Anne Simmons ) Share Laurence Swan, known as Flo, is… Continue reading LOCAL HEROES!

FOOTY FINALS FOR PERTH?

Perth’s Optus Stadium has been confirmed as the venue for the 2021 AFL grand final if the MCG is unavailable because of coronavirus outbreaks and lockdowns. AFL boss Gillon McLachlan said Optus Stadium would be an “amazing venue” in the event the MCG was unavailable and that its bigger capacity put it at advantage over… Continue reading FOOTY FINALS FOR PERTH?

New event set to drive recovery throughout Erica and surrounds.

Published on 19 August 2021 Baw Baw Shire Council has partnered with engaged community members and residents to deliver The Erica Country Expo, a full day, family friendly and community led event set to take over the Erica Recreational Reserve this October.   The event will feature a range of entertainment including wood chopping and chainsaw wood carving competitions, bike stunt shows, wine tastings and much more. Kids… Continue reading New event set to drive recovery throughout Erica and surrounds.

Dog Parks and Off Leash Rules

Dog Parks There are seven designated dog off leash areas within Baw Baw Shire. Fenced Dog Parks are at Bellbird Park in Drouin, Brooker Park in Warraguland  Hollydell Park in Trafalgar. Off-leash areas are at Dowton Park in Yarragon, St Phillack Reserve in Rawson and Dunstan Oval also in Rawson. See maps of Rawson locations… Continue reading Dog Parks and Off Leash Rules

Rawson Project Official Opening Delayed

Baw Baw Shire has received a request from the Minister’s Office to postpone the official opening of the skate park and RV area planned for this Saturday due to the lock-down in Melbourne and the local MP being affected by this. The good news is that it will be possible to reschedule the official ministerial… Continue reading Rawson Project Official Opening Delayed

Council to host storm recovery Q&A live on Facebook

Council to host storm recovery Q&A live on Facebook Published on 17 August 2021 Council and Bushfire Recovery Victoria will host a live online Q&A panel this coming Monday 23 August at 5.00pm to answer community questions about ongoing recovery and repair efforts following the severe flood and storm events in June.  In the weeks… Continue reading Council to host storm recovery Q&A live on Facebook

CRICKET CLUB SEEKS MEMBERS

The Rawson Cricket Club Inc is currently seeking members to join them in competitive Cricket this coming season. All ages, Male and Female welcome. Anybody interested is asked to contact the club President Joe on 0499 599 490, or Foss on 0459 224 553. Members meet in the Pavilion at Rawson’s Dunstan Oval most Thursday… Continue reading CRICKET CLUB SEEKS MEMBERS

RAWSON PROJECT OFFICIAL OPENING DELAYED

RAWSON PROJECT OFFICIAL OPENING DELAYED Unfortunately the official opening of the Rawson Skate and RV Park Project planned for Saturday 21 August has been impacted by the current Covid restrictions. Because the opening event is classified as a “public gathering” under the current State Government restrictions there is an attendance cap of 10 people. The… Continue reading RAWSON PROJECT OFFICIAL OPENING DELAYED

Rawson Man Dies In Accident

Rawson Man Dies In CrashA 20 year-old man from Rawson died in a fatal car crash near Tyers on Tuesday. He was the sole occupant of a vehicle that collided with a tree on Tyers-Walhalla Road, 3km north of the Gregson Road intersection. Division Five road policing advisor Senior Sergeant Jason Hullick described the circumstances… Continue reading Rawson Man Dies In Accident