One new positive in Baw Baw

In figures released, there has been one additional positive case in the Baw Baw Shire.

There is one new active case of coronavirus in Baw Baw Shire. In figures just released by the department, there are now four active cases in Baw Baw Shire. There also was one new case reported in Latrobe, where there

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145 submissions received by Baw Baw Shire relating to draft budget

In figures released, there has been one additional positive case in the Baw Baw Shire.

Baw Baw Shire Council has received 145 submissions in relation to its draft budget. A further 92 submissions were submitted during a separate budget consultation period in November and December last year. A range of rate rise options, including a

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Baw Baw Shire residents warned against complacency to COVID-19

Mario Gupta hopes Baw Baw residents do not become complacent after the recent surges in the metro area haven't been seen in Baw Baw.

Baw Baw Shire continues to hold out against the coronavirus spread despite high transmission of the disease in the greater metropolitan area, but residents have been warned not to let down their guards. As of late last week only five

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Information sessions starting tomorrow for prospective election candidates

In figures released, there has been one additional positive case in the Baw Baw Shire.

A series of online information sessions, including one mandatory training session, for prospective candidates for election to Baw Baw shire council will start tomorrow. The election of council for the next four-year term will be via postal vote closing at

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Support package designed to rescue groups struggling due to coronavirus pandemic

The Baw Baw Shire has announced a funding package to help many affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

A support package designed to rescue residents, businesses, sporting clubs and community groups during current financial difficulties has been launched by Baw Baw Shire. Council last week signed off on a $440,000 package of support measures in response to the

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Food premises may have annual licensing fees waived by council

Lardner Park is seeking some updated permits before hoping to open in September.

Food premises across Baw Baw Shire may not have to pay annual licensing fees as part of a package of measures council is considering to ease the financial burden of coronavirus. Rate relief for all ratepayers and initiatives to support

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Arts and tourism collide

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Local artists have partnered with Visit Baw Baw to launch an exciting new tourism product exploring the arts. A crowd recently gathered at the West Gippsland Arts Centre for the launch of the “Warragul Region Art Trail”. Showcasing 16 local

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Crime down 3.8%

Crime statistics are continuing to trend downwards across the Baw Baw police services area but police continue to hold concerns for increasing incidents of family violence.

Crime statistics are continuing to trend downwards across the Baw Baw police services area but police continue to hold concerns for increasing incidents of family violence. Warragul Police senior sergeant Duncan Bartley said statistics released last week by the Crimes

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More families seek relief

Individuals and families facing financial hardship is increasing according to Baw Baw Combined Churches Food Relief managers Anne Pascoe (left) and Trish Addison.

The number of local individuals and families facing financial hardship is increasing according to Food Relief figures. For the first six months of this year, 50 more families sought assistance through the Baw Baw Combined Churches Food Relief than the

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Centenary celebration

Hayley Owen, Rhys Djuklich, Kyle Djuklich (aged 23 months) and Charlotte Djuklich (aged eight weeks) are among many local families to utilise Baw Baw Shire Council’s Maternal and Child Health service.

While Baw Baw Shire’s Maternal and Child Health Nursing Service is celebrating its centenary this year, attention has quickly turned to the years ahead as numbers utilising the services rapidly grow. Maternal and Child Health Nursing and Supported Play Group

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