Bass Coast Local NewsHarmony Day on the way
Harmony Day is a celebration of our cultural diversity, and an opportunity to pause and appreciate the many different stories and characters that combine to make our community great.
Come and Play - All of May
Bass Coast is teaming with creativity. It is home to artists, performers, musicians and imaginations that often draw stimulus from the dramatic landscapes and colourful community.
Skate, scoot and ride to school
Bass Coast Shire Council encourages schools and families to take part in Ride2School Day this Friday, 17 March and experience the benefits of a happier, healthier, more active commute.
Latrobe Local NewsLatrobe City extends support to Heyfield community
Latrobe City Council mayor, Councillor Kellie O’Callaghan has expressed her concern and support for the Heyfield community in the face of Australian Sustainable Hardwoods’ timber discussions with the State Government and VicForests.
Draft Lake Narracan Foreshore Landscape Plans on public exhibition
The draft Lake Narracan Foreshore Landscape Plans are now on public exhibition and Latrobe City Council is asking the community for its feedback. The community consultation period continues until 13 April 2017.
Domestic rabbit owners urged to be aware of new virus release to control pest animals
Latrobe City Council is warning pet rabbit owners to vaccinate their animals as the Department of Agriculture releases a new strain of virus designed to kill pest rabbits.
Jobs Fair to provide opportunity for local jobseekers
Next week’s Gippsland Jobs Fair will offer an opportunity for local jobseekers to talk about current and future vacancies with local and national businesses.
Pets in the Valley Expo returns
Following the success of last year’s inaugural Pets in the Valley expo, Latrobe City Council, along with supporting organisations, is organising the expo again this year, to be held at Old Gippstown on Sunday 9 April from 10am to 3pm.
Melina Bath MPWhat’s a promise from Andrews worth?
"Premier Daniel Andrews must front workers at the Australian Sustainable Hardwoods’ mill in Heyfield by Friday."
Peter Walsh MPLabor must extend funds for eID
The Andrews Government must offer further financial assistance to Victorian producers to implement Labor’s rushed and poorly-funded mandatory electronic identification (eID) scheme.
Andrews refuses to stand up for Heyfield mill workers
Heyfield mill workers, contractors and the community sent a clear message to the Premier today: don’t drop the axe on our jobs and our community.
Labor must immediately review exclusion zones
The Andrews Labor Government must immediately review the 200 metre exclusion zones which are impacting available timber for harvest in Victoria’s working forests.
The Andrews Government has disgracefully abandoned 260 workers at Australian Sustainable Hardwoods’ Heyfield mill by failing to guarantee a viable timber supply.
Russel Northe MLAMen’s Shed funding now available
The 2017 Men’s Shed funding round is now open.
Daniel Andrews fails to answer questions about Hazelwood
Member for Morwell Russell Northe has criticised Premier Daniel Andrews for failing to answer Parliamentary questions relating to the closure of Hazelwood Power Station within the required timeframe.
Labor fails to deliver on Hazelwood jobs promise
The Andrews Labor Government has continued to refuse to detail what jobs have been created for at least 750 people who will be left unemployed when Hazelwood closes next week.
Unemployment continues to skyrocket under Labor
Latrobe region has one of the highest unemployment rates of all Victorian municipalities, figures from the December 2016 quarter have revealed.
Community concerns with changes to Latrobe Valley bus services
Changes to bus services in the Latrobe Valley do not meet community expectations, Member for Morwell Russell Northe has said.
Northe calls on the State Government to support Australian Paper and Gippsland’s timber industry
Member for Morwell Russell Northe is calling on the State Government to provide support to Australian Paper and timber related businesses in Gippsland.
Sale Foot Netball ClubSale Football Netball Club welcomes Club families to Family Fun Day
Sale Football Netball Club will be hosting their Season Launch and Family Fun Day on Sunday 26th March at the Sale Football Netball Club Ovals on Palmerston Street Sale.