Last Walhalla Walk?

Perhaps the latest episode will be the last of the ‘Walhalla Walk’ series says presenter Michael Leaney. But the 109 episodes have created a seriously entertaining and informative series full of Walhalla secrets and highlights. A great way to walk explore the tracks and absorb the history of the Walhalla area. Find the last episode… Continue reading Last Walhalla Walk?

COVID Self Tests – what you need to know

Victorian Department of Health  Rapid antigen tests are available in stores from tomorrow 1 November.. You may have heard a bit about them, but here’s everything you need to know: Rapid antigen tests can only tell you if you are *likely* to have COVID-19. In Victoria, a standard (PCR) test at a testing centre… Continue reading COVID Self Tests – what you need to know

Deadly Caravan HWS recalled

Caravan and motorhome owners reminded to check for deadly recalled water heaters 29 October 2021 The ACCC is urging consumers who have a dual fuel gas/electric water heater in their caravan, motor home or horse campers to check for the dangerous Suburban-branded water heaters ahead of any post-lockdown holidays. The ACCC is concerned that more… Continue reading Deadly Caravan HWS recalled

Baw Baw – the Vision and the Plan for the future

Baw Baw Shire Council October 29 at 3:28 PM  ·  Council has adopted the Community Vision, Council Plan and Long Term Financial Plan – three key documents that will guide the future of our region. The Community Vision, which included one of the most extensive community engagement processes in Baw Baw Shire Council history, defines the community’s priorities and vision… Continue reading Baw Baw – the Vision and the Plan for the future

Cans and Cants for Social Gatherings from 31 Oct

“You can see up to 30 people outside in a public place such as a park or a beach. This includes dependants. Private gatherings in your home are permitted for up to 10 visitors per day, including dependants. We strongly recommend that the people you are gathering with, whether in your home or outside, are… Continue reading Cans and Cants for Social Gatherings from 31 Oct

80% Fully Vaccinated!

Victorian Department of Health  “Congratulations, Victoria. More than 80 per cent of us aged 16+ are now fully vaccinated and we thank each and every one of you for playing your part. Let’s keep encouraging those who are eligible to protect their family and community, so we can hit our next double dose milestone of… Continue reading 80% Fully Vaccinated!

Rawson Power outage on Mon 15 Nov

Ausnet has advised: “Sorry, we need to turn the power off in RAWSON on MON 15 NOV 2021 from 9:00am until 4:00pm while we perform essential maintenance on the electricity network. If we need to change the date, we’ll let you know. For more information visit To change how we contact you, call 1300… Continue reading Rawson Power outage on Mon 15 Nov

The Indians came to Erica for Lunch.

THE INDIANS RODE IN. AND OUT. THANKS JIM. From Mt Erica Lions Club “What a hoot it was catering for the Indian motorcycle club when they came via Erica on their run today… The deep low rumble of bikes coming in Erica could be heard echoing in the air, through the trees, before they turbed… Continue reading The Indians came to Erica for Lunch.

Changes to Traralgon Test Sites

Gippsland Region Public Health Unit COVID testing will only be available at the Traralgon Basketball Stadium for two more days before the pop up site is relocated. You can get tested at the Traralgon Basketball Stadium; Saturday 30 October – 9.30am – 3.30pm Monday 1 November – 9am – 1pm Tuesday 2 November – CLOSED… Continue reading Changes to Traralgon Test Sites

Dam High, Aberdeldy Progressing

Cr. Michael Leaney Today I headed up to Aberfeldy for a meeting with the Aberfeldy & District Association. It was great to hear all about their amazing progress on their new toilet block and hub in High Street. Enroute I stopped at the Thomson Dam…the “island” has now disappeared with only the tops of trees… Continue reading Dam High, Aberdeldy Progressing

Rawson’s Phoenix Paintball has new web site

Located in the nature-based tourism town of Rawson, on the Walhalla and Mountain Rivers Tourist Trail, Phoenix Paintball presents an exciting variety of high quality fields ranging from natural forest and bush land, built structures on undulating grassland, to a flat speed ball sports ground. Find more at

New Books in Stock in Walhalla

Gippsland Local History Books New Books in Stock in Walhalla There are three new books in stock at the Walhalla Museum and Corner Store Post Office. (03) 5165 6250 Cooper’s Creek Gippsland : the Trevisani / Diana Ruzzene Grollo Hard cover, $30, please contact them for a quote for postage. Trevisani in Australia :… Continue reading New Books in Stock in Walhalla

Baw Baw Priorities for 21/22

Baw Baw Shire Council Major community infrastructure, road and recreation projects are among Baw Baw Shire Council’s key advocacy priorities for the year ahead. Council’s advocacy efforts will be structured under three tiers – in order of priority, project readiness and community impact, providing a framework for Council to plan and deliver targeted advocacy to… Continue reading Baw Baw Priorities for 21/22

COVID-19 Home Tests Soon

Supermarket giants Coles and Woolworths will start stocking rapid antigen COVID-19 tests from early November. The tests, which can deliver a result in around 15 minutes, will be stocked in some stores, and will also be available for delivery from November 1. In a statement, Woolworths said the kits could already be pre-ordered and would… Continue reading COVID-19 Home Tests Soon

Walhalla Railway elects Committee.

fROM Cr. Michael Leaney fb Yesterday I attended the AGM of the Walhalla Goldfields Railway. A small affair in person but with more members via zoom. The railway, unlike so many community organisations in recent times, actually needed an election for their board…more nominations than positions…which is in stark contrast to so many other community… Continue reading Walhalla Railway elects Committee.