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See what’s happening All of May!
From open studios to exhibitions, performances to workshops, the 2017 Come and Play – All of May program has an exciting mix of events and activities.

Council advocates to end the freeze
Bass Coast Shire Council is urging the Australian Government to honour its promise to restore indexation to the Local Government Financial Assistance Grants payments in the upcoming 2017-18 Federal Budget.

Road safety for seniors
Years Ahead Road Safety for Seniors is a one-hour road safety awareness presentation designed especially for older road users.

Artist chosen for San Remo
Bass Coast Shire Council has commissioned artist, Paul Jesse, to create an innovative and engaging public artwork for the San Remo Foreshore.

Council investing in renewal
Bass Coast Shire Council is enhancing the Cowes Foreshore as part of its commitment to asset renewal across the Shire.

Fire Danger Period ending in Bass Coast
The fire danger period for Bass Coast will come to a close as of 1.00am on Monday, 10 April 2017.

Help us improve access in Bass Coast
Bass Coast Shire Council is calling for nominations from community members for its Access and Inclusion Advisory Committee.

Pro surf on our shores
Bass Coast Shire Council have committed to professional surfing with the announcement of the Phillip Island Pro QS1000 event on local shores this October.

Rail relics at cape paterson
A new sign has been erected at Cape Paterson First Surf beach to acknowledge and remind us of our important coal mining history.

The next step in pathway plans
Bass Coast Shire Council is continuing to research the priority projects for pathways in Bass Coast through a series of community engagement sessions and an easy to use online map.

Latrobe Local News

Federal focus on decentralisation welcomed
With decentralisation a key ask in Latrobe City’s transition advocacy campaign, Council welcomed and congratulated the Australia Government on firm action, to progress action in relocating departments, or parts thereof, to regional settings.

Final touches on Kernot Lake reed removal project
The reed removal project at Kernot Lake is progressing well and most of the reeds have been removed from the water.

Reconstruction of Tarwin Street, Morwell
Roadworks in Tarwin Street, Morwell are progressing well with drainage works nearing completion. The project is scheduled to be finished by mid-June, weather permitting.

Community the winner with future plans for Traralgon Court House
The community will be the winner with plans underway for a refurbishment of the Traralgon Court House. Latrobe City Council is calling for Expressions of Interest for a commercial café in the newer section of the building and for community group.

Latrobe City Council and Latrobe Community Health Service help food outlets make the switch to healthier cooking oils
People living in the Latrobe Valley will soon have healthier food options, with Latrobe Community Health Service and Latrobe City Council teaming up to encourage local food outlets to switch to healthier cooking oils.

Restrictions lifted at Hazelwood Pondage
Following increase to water levels at the Hazelwood Pondage Latrobe City Council - the waterway manager for the Hazelwood Pondage – in conjunction with Transport Safety Victoria advises that current usage restrictions will be lifted.

Future Morwell community consultation opens
Latrobe City Council is looking for community feedback on the draft Future Morwell Revitalisation Plan. The draft plan will be open for community consultation for 10 weeks until 6 June 2017.

The Listies return for round 6D?!
The Listies will return to the Latrobe Performing Arts Centre on Tuesday 11 April from 2pm to star in The Listies 6D - it's twice as good as 3D.

Melina Bath MP

Road funding not speed limit reductions
Member for Eastern Victoria Melina Bath has backed a call from the RACV for the Andrews Labor Government to restore funding to rural and regional roads.

Telstra Business Women's Awards nominations opening next week
Upper House Member for Eastern Victoria Melina Bath is encouraging people across Gippsland to celebrate the achievements of exceptional business women in the area, by nominating them for the 2017 Telstra Business Women’s Awards.

ASH workers still waiting for Andrews
Upper House Member for Eastern Victoria Melina Bath and Member for Gippsland East Tim Bull called on Premier Daniel Andrews to intervene and ensure that the Australian Sustainable Hardwoods mill continues to operate at its current production level.

Enough is enough on gender language
Member for Eastern Victoria and Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Country Schools, Melina Bath, has added her voice to the growing concerns around the Andrews Labor Government’s Respectful Relationships program.

Peter Walsh MP

Letter to the Editor - Law and Order
More and more country Victorians do not feel safe in their own homes, and it is no wonder.

Regional Victoria Commonwealth Games bid
This is an exciting proposal for regional Victoria and the Liberal Nationals look forward to learning more about this opportunity.

Regional business hit by energy price rise
Rising gas and electricity prices are a massive challenge facing our regional businesses this year.

Russel Northe MLA

Government must provide answers on the future of Hazelwood Pondage
Member for Morwell Russell Northe today joined with Sailability Coordinator, Bruce James to call upon the Andrews Government to come clean on the future of Hazelwood Pondage.

Gippsland rail services
Comments attributable to Member for Morwell Russell Northe and Member for Eastern Victoria Melina Bath on the constant delay on the Gippsland line.

Victorian Senior of the Year Awards
Member for Morwell Russell Northe is urging local people to think about nominating someone they know for the Victorian Senior of the Year Awards.

Wellington Local News

Mother's Day Classic Coming up next Month
This year’s Mother’s Day Classic is nearly here, this great event will be held in the Sale Botanic Gardens, on Mother’s Day (Sunday 14 May), and we encourage everyone to get out and get involved.




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