Baw Baw Shire partners with tourism operation to bring virtual market to residents

The Baw Baw Shire is partnering with "One Hour Out" to open a virtual market to local producers.

Residents missing browsing at the local market will soon have an alternative. Baw Baw Shire’s menu of top shelf food producers, artists and craft creators will be able to showcase their wares through an innovative “virtual market”. The shire is

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“Shovel ready” projects set to go if State Government allocates funding

The Baw Baw Shire have said that they have projects ready to go if funding is allocated by the State Government's COVID stimulus package.

Baw Baw Shire council has “shovel ready” projects that could be implemented immediately if the State Government would allocate funding under its COVID-19 stimulus packages. Mayor Danny Goss said grants had already been sought towards installation of a much-needed synthetic

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Alison Leighton resigns as Baw Baw Shire CEO

Baw Baw Shire chief executive officer Alison Leighton has resigned, halfway through her five-year contract.

Baw Baw Shire chief executive officer Alison Leighton has resigned, halfway through her five-year contract. Ms Leighton is leaving to join Melbourne City Council as general manager – strategy, planning and climate change, a position she said was a once

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Victoria suffers its highest road toll in three years

Police will continue to drive home the message of road safety, after 263 fatalities this year.

Police will continue to drive home road safety messages this year, following the highest road toll in three years which showed the majority of fatalities occurring on regional roads. The Baw Baw police services area was not exempt from the

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Baw Baw police warn residents to stay vigilant as crime stats rise

Police will continue to drive home the message of road safety, after 263 fatalities this year.

Baw Baw police services area inspector Alison Crombie has warned residents not to become complacent as crime statistics continue to rise. Latest crime data recently released by the Crime Statistics Agency showed a 17.2 per cent increase in the number

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Central ward councillor Danny Goss elected mayor

Baw Baw Shire Council’s new mayor Danny Goss with his wife Theresa and daughters Gemma Bell and Eleanor Payne and four-week-old granddaughter Edwina

Central ward councillor Danny Goss was elected Baw Baw Shire mayor at a statutory meeting last week. He was elected unopposed. East ward councillor Peter Kostos was elected deputy. Cr Goss said he was honoured to accept the mayoral position.

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Spartan success

Celebrating the completion of a challenging race are, from left Raffi Van Venrooy, Winter Van Venrooy, Willow Major, Harlan Van Venrooy, Hudson Delaney and Haydn Major.

Baw Baw Shire received a significant economic boost last week with more than 3700 children taking part in the Spartan children’s race held across two days in Drouin. With previous Spartan races held predominantly in metropolitan areas, its first foray

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A run for peace

Federal Member for McMillan Russell Broadbent welcomes Robert Benedale from London to Warragul when he arrived as part of the team of runners in the Sri Chinmoy Peace Run.

A run to spread the message of peace for the world made its way through Baw Baw Shire recently. A team of 14 men and women of nine different nations including Great Britain, Brazil, Portugal, Mongolia, Norway and Austria as

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One-way underway

Baw Baw Shire engineer and project manager Lee Yuill outlines the Smith St works to Cale Anderson of Warragul during a public information session at the Palmerston St kiosk on Thursday.

The $1.5 million controversial redevelopment of Smith St, Warragul is underway this week, with works to convert the southern section to one way traffic beginning yesterday. There has been a mixed response to council plans to convert Smith St, south

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Tourism boost

Knights Andrew McKinnon (left) and Phillip Leitch told guests at a Baw Baw shire tourism promotion in Melbourne on Thursday the many things to expect when the world jousting championships and medieval village come to Lardner Park in June. Shire councillors keen to find out more were, from left, Jessica O’Donnell, Michael Leaney, mayor Mikaela Power, Keith Cook and Tricia Jones.

Baw Baw Shire took its wares to town last Thursday as it ramps up its campaign to make city people more aware of the attractions of visiting the Gippsland area closest to their doorstep. The “closer than you think” tag

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