Tonimbuk Hall reopens early for bushfire affected community

General Manager of Livable Communities Tracy Parker, Deputy President of the Bushfire Recovery Centre Sue McMahon and the Tzuchi Foundations Mei Cockerell gathered on Wednesday to support and speak with one and other as they journey towards getting their community back on it’s feet after the bushfires.

Amidst another bushfire emergency, this time in East Gippsland, the Bushfire Recovery Centre at Tonimbuk Hall reopened early last week to support the community ravaged by bushfire in March. Confronted by images of current harrowing bushfires, for those who faced

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Locals get behind hay drive for farmers impacted by fires

As bushfire smoke clouds the district, Warragul Lions Club members (from left) president Peter Hammond, vice president Tom Nunan, retired farmer Brian Kennedy and past president Brian Grist gather hay for East Gippsland bushfire farmers.  They are urging further hay and monetary donations to continue its hay appeal efforts.

A local hay drive for drought stricken farmers in East Gippsland has quickly escalated in response to the bushfire crisis. Warragul Lions Club president Peter Hammond said it was devastating to see the impact of the East Gippsland fires and

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Emergency open day

Noojee Fire Brigade is stepping up efforts to keep everyone safe from bushfires this summer with an open day set for Saturday, November 4.

Noojee Fire Brigade is stepping up efforts to keep everyone safe this summer with an open day set for Sunday, November 4. Surrounded by bush, Noojee is deemed a high-risk bushfire town. As a result, all emergency services will gather

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