A new Official Visitor Guide to Murrindindi Shire is under development to replace the bi-annual ‘What’s On Murrindindi’ brochure and revive the Visitor Guide.
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5pm UPDATE:A faulty electrical cable, known as a ‘conductor’ that due to deterioration technicians have ruled can’t be repaired, but must be replaced. SP AusNet advises those in the area with power should prepare for a power outage around 7pm.
“The 10-year anniversary of the 2009 Bushfires has been a particularly difficult time for the communities of Murrindindi Shire. This milestone meant different things to different people, but we all stand together on the other side of 7 February,” Cr McAulay said.
Tonight’s Black Saturday Memorial Service in Melbourne will be simulcast live from 6pm.
For the first time since Black Saturday (7 February 2009) Kinglake Ranges News has implemented emergency procedures.
Last week Member for Indi, Cathy McGowan visited Kinglake, Strath Creek, Flowerdale and Violet Town to speak with the community and meet author Melanie Harris-Brady about her book, Ten Years On, a personal account of the Black Saturday bushfires and the decade that followed.
Since 2009 Black Saturday affected communities have come together for a round-robin of Super 8 cricket in a family-friendly day with Kinglake this year hosting the event.
There will be an Under 10’s and Under 12s competition from 9am before seniors commence around 11.30am.
Electricity provider SP AusNet tonight confirmed that tomorrow’s planned power outage for maintenance from 8am to 6pm had been postponed following a risk assesment today.
The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) has forecast very hot, dry and gusty northwesterly winds developing across Victoria during Friday morning with 39c expected in Kinglake.