Mallacoota Community Update 28/01/20

posted 8 months ago by Trigger from Mallacoota RSL
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At present, Mallacoota Recovers is talking to Cann River to see about how we can best help them. The good news is that Cann River Recovers is now up and running. The same software that Mallacoota is using has now been set up for Cann River. Everyone in the Cann…

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Community associations meet to discuss a way forward

posted 8 months ago by Trigger from Mallacoota RSL
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There was a meeting this afternoon of community leaders at the School. Local associations and service organisations and clubs were represented rather than the emergency services and businesses. There were about 80 people in attendance.

The meeting was to discuss a possible way forward by the community when we transition…

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When will the power be back?

posted 9 months ago by Trigger from Mallacoota RSL
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At this stage, there is not an estimate. But this is the perspective. There are 770 power poles between Mallacoota and the switching station at Neumerella. If you include the lines to Bairnsdale there would be over 1000. If only 10% of those need replacing due to the fires, that's…

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Assistance for businesses affected by bush fires.

posted 9 months ago by Bec from Mallacoota RSL
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Media Release 8 January 2020 Joint Statement: Support for bushfire affected business Victoria and many states across Australia are suffering from the tragic bushfire disaster. The fires have been devastating for communities, individuals and businesses and have caused extensive damage and heartache. The impacts of these fires will be long-lasting.…

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An update from CHIRF

posted 9 months ago by Trigger from Mallacoota RSL
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CHIRF will be providing financial and other support to the Mallacoota Medical Centre for primary health care for the bushfire recovery. We currently support with Mental Health, Teen Clinic and Chronic Disease Rehab and essential equipment. Post bushfires the needs will increase dramatically. Donations to CHIRF a tax deductible charity…

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Radio interview on ABC Melbourne

posted 9 months ago by Trigger from Mallacoota RSL
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Here is the link to the interview this morning. It starts at 31:40