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Harriet Shing MP:
Extensive Upgrades Complete at the VRI Hall

The VRI Hall in Traralgon is now re-open to the local community.

By Portal Admin - 3rd November 2019 - Back to News

The VRI Hall in Traralgon is now re-open to the local community, following an extensive refurbishment project funded by the Victorian Government.

Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing MP today welcomed the reopening of the facility, which was redeveloped thanks to a $150,000 Victorian Government grant through the Latrobe Valley Authority’s Community, and Facility Fund.

The grant recipient, Traralgon Neighbourhood Learning House provides low cost opportunities for community activities and houses a number of community projects at The VRI Hall in Traralgon.

Traralgon Neighbourhood Learning House runs over 60 classes with 500 people participating every week, the upgrades to the VRI Hall provides additional space to improve and increase the number of classes offered.

The hall is also used by other organisations for a range of activities including meetings, social activities, classes and workshops.

The project has created a more comfortable and secure space, a commercial kitchen, ambulant amenities, and an accessible community garden.

Close to 170 community projects have now been realised thanks to grants totalling more than $15 million from the Victorian Government through the Latrobe Valley Authority’s Community and Facility Fund.

For more information on the Fund visit lva.vic.gov.au

Quotes attributable to Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing MP

"Community halls play such an important role in our regional communities, helping to bring people together to socialise, celebrate and connect."

"This is a wonderful outcome for Traralgon Neighbourhood Learning House – allowing them to increase the number of classes offered to the local community."


Quotes attributable to Latrobe Valley Authority CEO Karen Cain

"We’re extremely pleased Traralgon Neighbourhood Learning House can now grow their program offerings at The VRI Hall which promotes social inclusion and connectedness in our local community."

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