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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
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
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
Victoria’s Premier, Daniel Andrews, has announced that because of the high number of current cases the current lock-down will be extended. Details of changes to regulations will be advised when approved.
At this morning’s COVID press conference Jeroen Weimer confirmed that there is a positive case in Traralgon. and that case had traveled to a funeral in Melbourne. Exposure sites are expected in the Traralgon area and will be listed later in the day.
(LVE 27/08/2021) Member for Morwell Russell Northe has launched an online Parliamentary petition to build a dedicated hospice facility in the Valley. Mr Northe had written to the Health Minister Martin Foley to request the establishment a Hospice at the now vacant Hazelwood House in Churchill, or elsewhere in the Valley. Mr Northe is hoping… Continue reading MP LAUNCHES PETITION FOR VALLEY HOSPICE
The Bureau of Meteorology is advising that there is a 70% chance of rainfall in West Gippsland exceeding the median during the September to November period. Above average rainfall is also possible for most of Australia during that period, but with a lower chance in some areas of WA and Tasmania.
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
(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
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
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
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!
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?
URGENT UPDATE – All Regional Community Sport is to be cancelled 20 – 22 August Tonight all leagues and clubs are advised that the State Government has asked regional sporting leagues to cancel all sport this weekend. The State Government will provide a further update tomorrow which will be communicated to all leagues and clubs.… Continue reading REGIONAL COMMUNITY SPORT CANCELLED THIS WEEKEND
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 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
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 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
Safety barriers around Rawson’s new Skate and RV Park have been removed. One cautious driver was testing the new parking area outside the shops and a group of local children were testing out the ups and downs of their long awaited place to be. Rubbish bins are in place, grass is poking through and the… Continue reading The De-fences are down!
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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 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 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