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Dairy code of practice seeks fair deal for all
The Australian Dairy Industry Council (ADIC) has launched the first Dairy Industry Code of Practice for standard contractual arrangements

Fuel Gippsland's economic engine with food and fibre
Gippsland’s annual productivity growth target should move from less than 1% (or $70m) to 3% (or $210m) growth by 2022 said Paul Ford, speaking at Agribusiness Gippsland’s annual conference.

Gippsland holds a position of power
Gippsland is well poised to take advantage of opportunities in the emerging economy, according Ross Garnaut, speaking at the Agribusiness Gippsland Annual Conference.

Regional Assemblies firm-up community priorities
To help Gippsland communities realise identified priorities, the Victorian budget provided funding for job-creating projects.

Super funds see opportunity in agriculture
Industry super funds see opportunity in Australian agriculture according to the discussion paper Driving Super Fund Investment in Agriculture produced by Industry Super Australia.

Bass Coast Local News

Community coming to Saltwater Creek
Community coming to Saltwater Creek Saltwater Creek in Ventnor is an important part of Phillip Island’s landscape, and it needs your help.

Bass Coast families embrace organics bin
As Bass Coast residents prepare for the introduction of the three-bin system in early September, households already implementing the organics bin have shared their experiences.

Clean up chemicals and detox your home
Bass Coast Shire residents are being urged to ‘Detox your Home’ – a safe, free and easy-to- use service to dispose of common, highly toxic household chemicals without harming your health or the environment.

East Gippsland Local News

East Gippsland Water looks to freeze bills for the next five years
East Gippsland Water is going back out to customers with proposals to maintain current levels of service for the next five years (2018-23) and ensure no increase to the average customer bill, except for inflation.

Emma Kealy MP

Victoria’s drug crisis worsens
Victoria’s drug crisis is getting worse under Daniel Andrews, not better.

Latrobe Local News

New-look LRG to be officially opened
The newly-renovated Latrobe Regional Gallery is to be officially opened on Thursday 17 August, heralding its arrival as the go-to regional arts venue in the state.

World-first exhibition in Morwell provides stunning insight into Magritte
René Magritte: The Revealing Image, Photos and Films is a world-first exhibition which provides stunning insight into the life, work and thinking of René Magritte, one of the world’s most important 20 th Century artists.

Glengarry Pavilion to be officially opened
A new, modern pavilion to service the needs of the Glengarry sporting community will be officially opened on Monday 14 August at 11am.

Elite sports to bounce into Latrobe City
Latrobe City Council has welcomed today’s State Government announcement of major sporting events to visit our region.

Media Coalition

Fast Facts: V/Line failing regional Victoria
A Victorian Auditor-General’s report on V/Line Passenger Services has found there are severe deficiencies in the regional V/Line networks’ operational performance, particularly in the two years since July 2015.

Melina Bath MP

Petition launched for special school funding
Nationals’ MPs Melina Bath and Tim Bull have helped launch a petition calling on the State government to allocate funding in the 2018/19 budget for long overdue upgrades to the Latrobe Special Developmental School.

Make your voice heard in regional fuel Inquiry
Member for Eastern Victoria Melina Bath has urged families and businesses to make their voices heard in a parliamentary inquiry into regional fuel prices.

Peter Walsh MP

Regional councils struggling to meet roads costs
Country Victorians are wearing the costs of the Andrews Labor Government’s cuts to country roads funding.

Letter to the Editor (Fix country roads, Save country lives)
Rural road networks are crumbling and urgently need an immediate funding injection to improve safety

Steph Ryan MP

Tierney hides training report, now eight months overdue
The Andrews Labor Government is burying key data showing the extent of its cuts to Victoria’s struggling training system.

 

 

 

 

 

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