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  1. Minister demands explanation after logging charges thrown out of courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | ABC News

    Victoria's Environment Minister Lily D'Ambrosio has demanded an explanation from her department, after a court threw out its charges against the state's logging agency VicForests. In March, the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning charged VicForests with illegally logging rainforest buffer zones near Cann River, in East Gippsland.

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  2. Creewah sisters droving through Bombala to combat big dryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | Thursday Magnet

    A pair of Creewah sisters have taken to the roads around Bombala to keep their mob of cattle fed during the recent dry spell. For the past couple of months Kate, 20, and Hannah, 17, Walker have been droving 380 head of cattle around the highways and fringes of town as part of a small team of six, including "the boss", Rob Berry of Towamba.

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  3. Walkers drive through townRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | Bombala Times

    A pair of local sisters have taken to the roads around Bombala to keep their mob of cattle fed during the recent dry spell. Kate, 20, and Hannah, 17, Walker normally live on a small property at Creewah, but for the past couple of months have been droving 380 head of cattle around the highways and fringes of town as part of a small team of six.

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  4. CFA volunteer members locked out of stationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2018 | ABC News

    Residents in a remote eastern Victoria community are concerned about their safety in the event of a fire because of an ongoing dispute involving their local fire brigade. The Country Fire Authority in Cann River has locked the doors of the local brigade and changed the lock code after two members of the Cann Valley volunteer fire brigade were suspended, pending the completion of an investigation into disciplinary matters.

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  5. AFL clubs take a walk on the wild sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2018 | Sydney Morning Herald

    The players knew they were in trouble when the former SAS soldiers panicked. Lost and exhausted in the bush one of the soldiers broke down and told the players to tell his wife and kids he loved them.

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  6. VicForests charged for illegally logging in East GippslandRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2018 | Green Left Weekly

    Victoria's environment department has charged the government-owned logging agency VicForests over its illegal logging of rainforest buffer zones in East Gippsland. The allegations relate to a logging operation in the Serpentine Creek Rainforest Site of Significance near Cann River, which caused serious damage to protected warm temperate rainforest.

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  7. Victorian forestry agency charged over alleged rainforest loggingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | ABC News

    VicForests has been charged over the alleged illegal logging of rainforest buffer zones near Cann River in East Gippsland in April 2016. Victoria's Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning laid the charges against VicForests under section 45 of the Sustainable Forests Act.

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  8. VicForests charged over alleged illegal logging in Gippsland forestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | The Age

    Victoria's state-owned forestry corporation has been charged with illegal logging of a rainforest in East Gippsland after a near two-year investigation. The Andrews government's Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning is pursuing VicForests over alleged destruction of a protected section of native forest near Cann River in the state's far east.

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  9. Large Cheltenham blaze 'suspicious'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2017 | The Mercury

    AN out-of-control grassfire in Cheltenham that yesterday forced residents to flee is now being treated as suspicious, after more than 100 firefighters battled the large blaze in Melbourne's southeast. A FIREBUG is suspected of being the cause of a fire which tore through parklands and threatened homes at Cheltenham.

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  10. As storms lash Victoria, bushfire rages in state's far eastRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

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  11. Fires pose challenges around Cann RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | Bombala Times

    With the weekend approaching, the Orbost Incident Control Centre would like to update the community on the fires around the Cann River and surrounding areas in far east Gippsland. Incident Controller Stephen Young said the movement of fires overnight is likely to pose some challenges for roads and recreation sites in the area today and into the weekend.

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  12. Out-of-control bushfire in Victoria's eastRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | NEWS.com.au

    An out-of-control bushfire is burning in Victoria's east, amid incredibly wet conditions across much of the state. A warning has been issued for an out-of-control bushfire in Victoria's east amid forecasts of torrential rain across the state.

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  13. Leongatha's legendary 9yo Lennie Gwyther garners a statue for renown Sydney Harbour Bridge pony rideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | ABC News

    An eastern Victorian community is remembering the epic 1,000-kilometre journey of a nine-year-old who rode a pony solo to Sydney in 1932 for the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. When he finally arrived in Sydney in March, his story had captured the imagination of the Australian public and had generated a sizeable press following, including in the London Times.

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  14. Wolumla Pony Club prepares for big weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2017 | Bega District News

    Wolumla and District Pony Club is preparing for its annual one day event and gymkhana coming up over the weekend of November 4, 5. Events secretary Susan Bassett said it was always a big weekend with between 40-50 riders attending on the Saturday and 70-90 riders taking part on Sunday, age from three years to 25 years. "We are a small club with only 15 riding members and are we are part of Zone 14 which runs from Milton to Eden with Wyndham and Bemboka as well.

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