(By Alyssa Fritzlaff LVE) A man has been charged by Baw Baw Family Violence Investigation Unit after an alleged dispute at Coopers Creek campground on Australia Day. The 29-year-old Noble Park man allegedly armed himself with a machete during a dispute at the campground, located approximately 35km north of Moe. He allegedly made threats to… Continue reading Man charged after Australia Day dispute at Coopers Creek
A planned outage to perform essential electricity supply maintenance in Rawson and Walhalla is planned for TUESDAY 1st Feb between 9:00am and 3:00pm.
Geoscience Australia recorded a magnitude 3.8ML earthquake about 40 km North of Rawson at 3:12am this morning. Lon 146.37, Lat -37.50, Depth 5km.
Monaro Muscle is a great reason to wander down and have a look. Or drive yours to Erica just because you can!
Rawson Cricket Club Saturday 26th February 2022, 10:30am. PINK STUMPS DAY, raising awareness for woman’s breast cancer on behalf of the McGrath Foundation. All raffle tickets & auction donations $$$ will help nurse and care for ALL our Daughters and Mothers affected by breast cancer. Rawson to host Jeeralang Boolarra for a 1 day cricket… Continue reading Pink Cricket is SPECIAL.
A snake, described as being Black and about 1 meter long, has been seen in Pinnacle Drive, near the Jericho Court intersection.
As at Thursday 27 Jan, Postcode 3825 (Moe, Newborough, Erica, Rawson) has 138 cases, 3840 Morwell has 83 cases, and 3844 Traralgon has 156 cases of COVID. Other Gippsland Areas: 3815 has 14 cases, 3816 has 8 cases, 3818 has 78 cases, 3820 has 106 cases, 3821 has 12 cases, 3822 has 2 cases, 3823… Continue reading COVID cases in Gippsland as at Thu 27 Jan
The use of Coaches to replace V/Line trains is due to end on Wednesday February 10th. Rail services have been suspended to allow work on the removal of level crossings. Extra time should be allowed for the trip – the trains go faster! Passengers will still need to wear masks and QR check-in.
Because electrical infrastructure has been a major cause of bush fires in the past, more than 30 000km of high voltage power lines are being protected under a scheme to reduce future risk. The upgrades include the installation of safety switches that shut off power when lines contact vegetation. Nineteen of these devices prevented 33… Continue reading Power Line Safety Upgrade
From left: Deputy Mayor Annemarie McCabe, Award recipient Jodie Mace, Mayor Michael Leaney, Gary Blackwood MP. (Photo: Baw Baw Shire)
FROM: Eyewatch – Latrobe Police Service Area Baw Baw Family Violence Investigation Unit officers have charged a 29-year-old man following an incident at Coopers Creek camping ground on Wednesday 26 January. It is alleged the man armed with a machete was involved in a dispute at the campground and made threats to other campers before… Continue reading Cooper’s Creek Camper Charged
Local Legend, Jodie Mace, was presented with an Australia Day Medallion at a Ceremony in Warragul earlier today. More recently known for her delightful history-laden 1914 Cafe and Bar in Erica, she will be particularly remembered for her thoughtful hosting of many local celebrations. Jodie has had a long connection with the Mountain Rivers District.… Continue reading Local Legend Jodie Mace Honoured
The Historical Society celebrates Australia Day with something for everybody. Find them in Pinnacle Drive, Rawson.
For her service to the community of Walhalla, Bev Holmes was awarded an Order of Australia Medal (OAM) in the Australia Day Honours announced today. Congratulations Bev!
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The GRPHU is currently managing 2630 positive COVID-19 cases in Gippsland. There are 16 people in hospital, none of those are in ICU.
From: Mountain Rivers Bakehouse “After 12 months and $35k worth of reports and consultant fees to try and satisfy Council requirements, we are now at a point where we see no resolution and have decided to change the direction for our bakery. Unfortunately throwing money in to what seems to be a Council induced bottomless… Continue reading Erica’s Bakehouse Project stalled by Council requirements.
Photos: DELWP, Coopers Creek camping area last Australia Day DELWP Gippsland 4h · Campers are being warned to keep access roads clear at Gippsland camping grounds during the public holiday period. Remember, emergency vehicles are often much larger than family cars, so avoid parking on narrow roads. Campers are also urged to have a back-up plan… Continue reading Cooper’s Creek Camp Crowded
There was one once. Then it was gone. Why? Nobody is saying, but welcome back to this essential warning. And thanks to all those who asked and asked and asked ad infinitum. It took a Bec from the Erica Caravan Park to finally get it there.
From: Gippsland Region Public Health Unit Have you tested positive on a rapid antigen test? You are a case – just like if you tested positive on a PCR test. There are important steps you have to take. You must report your positive result at http://coronavirus.vic.gov.au/report or by calling 1800 675 398. You must immediately… Continue reading RATS! You have tested Positive? What to do?
From: Dan Andrews “School is finally back in just over a week. And I know a lot of you are worried about coronavirus potentially spreading in the classroom. I’ll be up front – cases will pop up at schools. But we know the best place for students to be is in the classroom, which is… Continue reading Schools to open with air purifiers and free Rapid Tests
Picture: Walhalla If you haven’t been up to the Thomson Dam recently, make the effort because it hasn’t been like this since the early 1990s. If it keeps raining, Melbourne Water will have their work cut out to stop it spilling later this year which would be amazing to see. It’s a sealed road and easy drive… Continue reading Thomson Dam Damn Near Full
From:Erica Caravan Park So another year has passed and with 198 v 163 the campers did it again with the assistance of 2 local Delwp players. Thank you fo everyone! Just thank you. In a year of covid, uncertainty of numbers and limited spectators and camper cancellations we are so proud to announce that we… Continue reading Cricketing Campers win, $1011.65 raised for local Fire Brigade
An enthusiastic mob of Aussies, a spit roast BBQ, ideal location and blue skies combined to make Aberfeldy’s Australia Day Celebration at Cullen’s Flat a great place to be. Baw Baw Shire supported the event and would have been pleasantly surprised at the numbers attending. (Photos: M Leaney)