Historical information

The East Gippsland News is generally printed in Bairnsdale. this edition was a Snowy River Mail edition.
The Snowy River Mail is a weekly newspaper published in Orbost in the Shire of East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia. Previously published as The Snowy River mail and Tambo and Croajingolong gazette from 1890 to 1911. The Gippsland Courier merged with the Snowy River Mail when proprietor Lachlan Ross moved to Orbost in 1910. In 1999 the paper was acquired by the Yeates family when the Hollins family retired from the newspapers business. The paper is still being produced by the fourth generation of the Yeates family as part of East Gippsland Newspapers.


This newspaper is a contemporary record of local events.

Physical description

A black / white newspaper, titled The East Gippsland News and dated Wednesday 28 1990. It contains articles , reports., advertisements and photographs.