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Latrobe City Council meets with State Treasurer

Latrobe City Council has met with State Government Ministers to discuss the transition of the Latrobe City community today.

By Portal Admin - 17th February 2017 - Back to News

Mayor, Councillor Kellie O’Callaghan and CEO Gary Van Driel travelled to Melbourne to meet with Treasurer Tim Pallas, Minister for Industry and Employment and Minister for Resources Wade Noonan, and Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing.

Cr O’Callaghan said this was a great opportunity to speak of the merits of 'A Strength Led Transition' with the Ministers.

"We discussed decentralisation and the much-needed investment in rail infrastructure for the Gippsland region," Cr O’Callaghan said.

"Our local government counterparts, Baw Baw and Wellington shires, also attended the meeting, putting their support behind a call for ensuring a successful transition for the Latrobe Valley."

Latrobe City Council mayor, Cr Kellie O’Callaghan and CEO Gary Van Driel have met with Treasurer Tim Pallas, Minister for Industry and Employment and Minister for Resources Wade Noonan, and Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing to discuss transition for the Latrobe Valley.

Media Enquiries:

Cr Kellie O’Callaghan, Latrobe City Mayor

Telephone: 0400 696 324

Cr Graeme Middlemiss, Latrobe City Deputy Mayor

Telephone: 0417 379 059

Media Relations Office

Telephone: 5128 5458

For general enquiries, contact Latrobe City Council on 1300 367 700.


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