Lorne Then and Now

The current exhibition presented by the Lorne Historical Society, “Fishy Tales – The Story of Lorne’s Fishing Industry” will finish in the next few weeks. Planning is already underway for a new exhibition “Lorne – Then and Now” which will contrast various aspects of life in Lorne and its environment, focussing on what life was […]

The Lorne Community – connected at lunch

There were several reasons why the Lorne Community Connect, as an entity, was created. Membership of Senior Citizens had fallen significantly over recent years and it was time to re-engage with our Community. Hence “Lorne Community Connect” was established, using the Senior Citizens building as its base and following the traditions of the Senior Citizens, […]

Stepping Up to Help Others

If you decide to take a trip out to Erskine Falls after all the rain we’ve had, don’t be surprised to see a CFA member in full gear, including breathing apparatus, coming up the 240 steps from the bottom of the Falls. And if you stay there long enough, you will see him repeat the […]

Fishy Tales – Showcasing Lorne’s Fishing History

Early in May, through this column, the Lorne Historical Society announced it would be mounting an exhibition telling the story of Lorne’s fishing industry and putting a call out to anyone who had photographs, memorabilia, stories etc, which could be used. The response was overwhelming! People from all around Australia who had connections or who […]

Pick my Project – Government Funding for Lorne Community Projects

Recently, the State Government announced an innovative scheme to provide funding for local community projects. The program is called “Pick My Project”. The Government has allocated $30M to this program and communities throughout Victoria were invited to submit proposals for funding local projects which would make communities better places to live. The projects could include […]