Atmospheric -often referred to as barometric- pressure has dropped rapidly in Kinglake and surrounds, with Kinglake currently at 999.5 hectopascals (hPa), down from 1004.5 hPa at 3pm.
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Kinglake resident Vicki Ruhr who survived the Black Saturday bushfires has called on a controversial Invasion Day speaker to publicly apologise for her “hateful” comments.
The first round of funding opens in a few weeks with Murrindindi Shire Council voting in favour of establishing a Business and Tourism Innovation Grants program – to grow investment and jobs, from new and existing businesses, in the Shire.
Race stewards judged the Yea race track too dangerous following over 40mm of rain last night. Entry is now free and plenty of people have gathered at Yea Race Club despite no horse racing. All other events, TAB, trackside bookies are still going ahead as planned.
Works are about to commence on the construction of six Bushfire Memorials around the Shire.
With extreme heat of over 40°C predicted for this Saturday, January 27, the commencement of race one of the Rodwells Yea Cup Day moved forward to 11:40am, Yea Racing Club President Dennis Smith today told Kinglake Ranges News.
Kinglake clubs have been offered the opportunity to earn “$50 per volunteer per shift” for their club by GTR Events to assist with running Stage 4 of the Jayco Herald Sun Tour on Sunday, February 4.
Murrindindi Shire is set on a strong and steady course towards meeting its 2017-2021 four-year Council Plan goals Mayor Charlie Bisset said.
Murrindindi Shire will consider a proposed ‘Business and Tourism Innovation Grants’ policy at the January 24 Council meeting in Yea.
Funding of up to $50,000 (per application) will be made available from an pool of $280,000 this (2017-18) financial year if the policy is passed.