A reminder that Inspector-General Tony Pearce will be visiting fire-affected communities in East Gippsland, Towong, and Alpine shires from this week through to mid-March.
You’re invited to join one of these local meetings or drop in for a cuppa-and-chat with him to provide your feedback on the delivery and effectiveness of recovery activities 12 months since the fires in your community.
We’ve added some additional meetings since our last community update. New locations are shown in the list below:
Sarsfield - Monday 22 February, 2.00pm
Gelantipy - Tuesday 23 February, 10.00am
Buchan - Tuesday 23 February, 2.00pm
Buchan - Tuesday 23 February, 6.00pm
Tambo Crossing - Wednesday 24 February, 10.30am
Tambo Crossing - Wednesday 24 February, 1 2.45pm
Clifton Creek - Thursday 25 February, 5.00pm
Bruthen - Friday 26 February, 10.00am
Walwa - Monday 1 March, 6.00pm
Corryong - Tuesday 2 March, 10.00am
Porepunkah - Tuesday 2 March, 6.00pm
Dinner Plain - Wednesday 3 March, 10.00am
NEW: Kiewa Valley (Mt Beauty) - Wednesday 3 March, 5.00pm
NEW: Myrtleford - Thursday 4 March 3.00pm
NEW: Lucyvale/Berringama - Tuesday 9 March 6.30pm
Biggara - Wednesday 10 March, 11.00am
NEW: Thowgla Valley (Corryong) - Wednesday 10 March, 5.30pm
NEW: Cudgewa - Thursday 11 March, 10.00am
NEW: Nariel Valley - Thursday 11 March, 5.30pm
Rescheduled meetings for East Gippsland
The six meetings postponed due to the 13 February statewide COVID-19 lockdown have been rescheduled:
Orbost - Monday 15 March 6.00pm
Orbost small business owners/operators) - Tuesday 16 March, 10.00am
Cabbage Tree Creek - Tuesday 16 March, 1.00pm
Mallacoota - Tuesday 16 March, 6.00pm
Genoa - Wednesday 17 March, 10.00am
Wairewa - Wednesday 17 March, 2.30pm
If you’d previously registered for one of these meetings, we’ve carried your registration over to the new date, and you should receive an email from Eventbrite confirming this.
If you haven’t received confirmation or want to cancel, just send us an email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and the meeting location, or call us on (03) 8684 7900.
Registering for a meeting
For COVID-19 safety – and so we get the catering right – please register for a meeting through our website, Eventbrite or by calling (03) 8684 7900.
Other ways to provide feedback to the Inquiry
Feedback from individuals and organisations can still be provided through to 30 March 2021 by:
- completing an online submission or survey found at www.igem.vic.gov.au
- Requesting a telephone interview by calling 0409 249 054
- emailing a submission to: email@example.com
- mailing a submission to: Inspector-General for Emergency Management GPO Box 4356 Melbourne VIC 3000.
Full details on the Inquiry, its Terms of Reference and opportunities for community participation are available from www.igem.vic.gov.au or by calling (03) 8684 7900.
We look forward to visiting your community, meeting with you and listening to your stories and experiences
Image courtesy Ava D from the Growing Back East Gippsland visual art competition highlighting original works by students of East Gippsland