Thursday, 06 August 2020
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Seismic catch drop

Seismic catch drop

Lakes Entrance’s fishermen are facing testing times. French seismic testing company, CGG, started the largest seismic survey ever undertaken in south-east Australia the morning after bushfires swept through communities just north of Lakes Entrance in January this year, with South East Trawl Fishing Industry Association (SETFIA) claiming it has significantly affected catch rates. Marine seismic...
Lakes Primary learns online

Lakes Primary learns online

Over the past few weeks the vast majority of students at Lakes Entrance Primary School have engaged with the new remote learning model.With only a limited number of students attending school each day, the focus has been to successfully set up an online learning platform for prep to grade six. Students that need to be at school use these platforms to work through their various activities for the...
Keeping staff on deck

Keeping staff on deck

When the Metung Hotel was forced to close its doors due to the COVID-19 restrictions last month, publican, David Strange, wondered how to support his 17 full-time staff members.He was determined to keep them working using their alternative skill sets.Mr Strange soon discovered that the cleaner was a builder and a painter in a previous life and that the chef was capable in skills other than...
Coping just fine

Coping just fine

Checking in with older members of our community is important in these times of isolation.They may be feeling vulnerable and lonely. This is not so for George and Joyce Radford.The busy couple, who have been members of the Lions and Lioness Clubs of Lakes Entrance for many years, haven’t been too fazed by the coronavirus and its restrictions.“We generally only do one big shop every three weeks...
Slow build

Slow build

Lakes Entrance is Victoria’s regional town that is predicted to be hit the hardest economically by the coronavirus, according to an international team of researchers from the South Australian University.The researchers predict that Lakes Entrance will be among the 10 regional centres in Australia that is likely to emerge the slowest from the economic rubble. The report found that towns, such as...
ANZAC Day at home

ANZAC Day at home

ANZAC Day 2020 will not look like the ANZAC Day that so many of are used to participating in.There will be a Dawn Service at Melbourne’s Shrine of Remembrance where wreaths will be laid, the Last Post played and a minute silence in memory of the fallen will be observed, but the service community and the public will be asked to stay at home.This presentation will be broadcast live on the...

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