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(From M Leaney) Last night the hotel was once again in winner of the Best Accommodation (15 rooms or less) Award at the Latrobe City Business Tourism Association Inc “People’s Choice” Awards. This is the seventh time the hotel has won over a period of ten years (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2019 and 2021).… Continue reading Walhalla’s Star Hotel Stars Again
Meanwhile up the road at Aberfeldy work is progressing nicely on their new toilet block located at their new community space on High Street. This was funded via a “Placemaking Program” grant from the Baw Baw Shire Council.
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has announced a wide-ranging easing of COVID-19 restrictions across Victoria with the state due to reach a major vaccination milestone this weekend. From 11:59 pm tonight (Thursday) , there will no longer be density limits at hospitality venues, restrictions on home visits will be removed, and masks will no longer be… Continue reading Density Limits and Masks mostly gone
From tonight Thursday 18 November, self-quarantine requirements for COVID-19 cases and close contacts will be significantly eased. Under the new settings: Positive cases will now have to isolate for 10 days instead of 14 There will no longer be contact tracing related to positive cases and exposure sites will not be published Household close contacts… Continue reading Major changes to COVID-19 quarantine obligations
Restrictions remain for unvaccinated Victorians Hospitalisations are at their lowest levels since September.(ABC News: Simon Tucci) Unvaccinated people will not be allowed into non-essential retail businesses such as clothing, toy, and book shops, hairdressers, and real estate inspections and auctions. The changes coming into effect tonight also mark an extension of Victoria’s so-called “vaccinated economy.” Non-essential… Continue reading Restrictions remain for unvaccinated Victorians
How Victoria’s COVID restrictions on masks, quarantine and density limits are changing By Tim Callanan ABC 8 minutes ago Density caps for hospitality venues will be scrapped, along with many other COVID restrictions.(AAP: James Ross)From 11:59pm, Victorians will enjoy as much freedom as they’ve had since early 2020, with almost all COVID-19 restrictions to be removed.… Continue reading Friday Freedom For Fully Vaxed!
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Interesting numbers, but Vic reported 860 locally acquired cases for same period.
Gippsland has recorded 17 new COVID-19 cases according to today’s Department of Health data. Latrobe City reported 5 new cases, Baw Baw 7, East Gippsland 2, South Gippsland and Wellington both recorded one case each. The total number of active cases per LGA is Latrobe 419, Baw Baw 163, East Gippsland 74, Wellington 32, Bass… Continue reading COVID-19 Cases in Gippsland 15 Nov
Located in Depot Road, Rawson, is this Gippsland’s most scenic playground? The Mountain Rivers Tourist Park has added a spectacular new attraction to their family friendly facilities. (Mountain Rivers Tourist Park booked out? Try the Rawson Caravan Park, or the Erica Caravan Park.)
Erica & District Fire Brigade Santa Run for 2021!! Hi everyone, Santa will doing the rounds on the 17th of Dec. 4pm – Walhalla Turnoff – we invite everyone from Walhalla to meet Santa at 4pm 4:20pm we will be travelling through Pinnical Drive and associated courts 5pm we will be at 5pm the Rawson… Continue reading Santa is coming to visit! (Friday 17 Dec)
Council calls for more storm relief support from State and Feds. Published on 15 November 2021 Baw Baw Shire Council has called on the State and Federal Governments to fulfil their promises and provide more support in the aftermath of the June storm events. Noojee and Walhalla in Baw Baw Shire’s north were both badly… Continue reading Baw Baw Shire calls for more flood damage repair funding
We are decreasing operating hours at some community vaccination centres. If you have an appointment scheduled at a community vaccination centre that will now be closed at the time of your appointment, you will receive a phone call or text message from the GRPHU. You are welcome to re-book your appointment to a different time/day… Continue reading Vaccination Centres Changing Open Hours – Check Your Spot Here
Cubs and Leaders from the Erica/Rawson based 1st Mountain Rivers Scout Group participated in a moving Remembrance Day Ceremony at the Flag Pole in Rawson. Led by Akela (Stacey), the children placed tributes at the base of the flag pole beside another from the Erica/Rawson Red Cross. While flags have been flown in Rawson for… Continue reading Scout Group Pays Respects at Rawson
From 6pm on Friday 12 November, you can no longer use a doctor’s letter or certificate as proof of medical exemption from COVID-19 vaccination. Instead, your doctor needs to update your record on the Australian Immunisation Register to show that you have a medical exemption. Your exemption will then display on your immunisation history statement… Continue reading Doctor’s Letter or Certificate no longer enough for Vaccination exemption
GIPPSLAND HAS 666 CASES Latrobe City with 421 active cases being managed continues to be Gippsland’s major area of concern. Anybody with the slightest symptoms is urged to get tested.
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State government’s deal to build electric vehicles in Latrobe Valley collapses 10/11/2021 LVE Staff writers DEAD and buried. Pure and simple, that is the story with the state government’s deal to build electric vehicles in the Latrobe Valley. Premier Daniel Andrews visited Morwell in October 2018 announcing a commercial agreement with SEA Electric to build… Continue reading Electric Vehicle Jobs Plan Switched Off
The Erica and District Historical Society joined other community groups on Remembrance Day by flying its flag at its Rawson premises.
In line with recent guidelines from the Department of Education and Training, all parents and carers who enter school buildings must have had at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine and must have had two doses of COVID-19 vaccine by 29 November 2021 or have a valid medical exception. Parents and carers will be required… Continue reading SCHOOL VISITORS – NO DOSE, NO ENTRY
This damage at the Long Tunnel Extended Mine was just a part of the devastation experienced by Walhalla when Stringers Creek flooded in June. Repairs to camping and other areas are continuing and it is hoped most will be completed by Christmas. (Photos: Walhalla)
Cases coming down…
Baw Baw Shire Council Are you aged between 16 – 25 and interested in having your say on issues that matter to you? Applications for the 2022 YMCA Victoria Youth Parliament program are now open! The Youth Parliament program runs over three days and gives participants the opportunity draft, debate and vote on bills in… Continue reading 16 – 25 yo can be heard in Parliament