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Archives for January 2019

TV: Australia day in the bush

The Melbourne Observer presents a four-minute TV report on Australia Day in the Victorian bush. Australia Day celebrations were held by community volunteers across the region at locations including Yea, Alexandra, Eildon, Marysville, Kinglake, Flowerdale, Strath Creek and Flowerdale. Matthew Noonan was named as Murrindindi Shire’s Citizen of the Year at Yea. Norma Hodson of

Victorian awardees

Victorian recipients of Australia Day AM honours include: • Production Company director Deborah Anne Beale, Port Melbourne for significant service to the business and public sectors, and to the community of Victoria. • Dr Cindy Louise Bennett, for significant service to the performing arts, particularly to music, and to the Indigenous community. • Sally Elizabeth

Top honours for Victorians

Philanthropist Pauline Gandel, of Toorak, has received Australia day recognition by being appointed as a Companion (AC) of the order. She is cited For eminent service to the community through humanitarian, philanthropic and fundraising endeavours, to social inclusion, and to Australia-Japan relations. Entertainer Olvia Newton-John is made ‘AC’ for eminent service to community health, particularly

TV: Art Show opening, results

It was 38° at 7pm on Thursday at Yea when the Rotary Art and Craft Show was opened by Murrindindi Shire Craig Lloyd. Rotary President Ken Maxfield presented artist Julian Bruere as a Paul Hariis Fellow, Rotary’s top honour. Judge Richard Watson announced the Show winners. Junior Work – Tertiary: Ruby Hubbard 8 years and

Know where you are this weekend

The triple zero service is reminding Victorians this long weekend to familiarise themselves with green emergency markers when out in areas with no set addresses, such as beaches, parks and trails, in case they’re involved in an emergency. ESTA (Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority) has more than 3300 emergency markers registered in its Computer-Aided Dispatch system

You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown

The Seymour Performers Workshop announces its youth production for 2019 will be You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown. This Tony-award winning musical is based on the characters created by cartoonist Charles M. Schulz in his comic strip Peanuts. The production will be staged at the Schoolhouse Theatre in Seymour over the April School Holidays. Producer

Win tickets to Muriel’s Wedding

The Melbourne Observer has 6 double passes to giveaway to Muriel’s Wedding The Musical. Here’s a sneak peek at the entry form that will be running in our February 6, 13 and 20 issues. If you’d like to get in early with an entry, send us an email to editor@MelbourneObserver.com.au – Stalls tickets for the

Radio: Jon Faine’s final year

ABC presenter Jon Faine has announced that after 23 years presenting his Mornings show on ABC Radio Melbourne, this will be his last year on air. Returning from his summer break, Faine told his listeners at the start of his program this morning that he had joined the ABC 30 years ago to make The

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