April 2001 - Archived News
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Messenger gets Digital Video3 Apr 2001 (Tuesday)
Here is a great little MPEG movie where Wayne fights off a computer that has him by the tie
Basslink living in make-believe world
Promoters of Basslink have retreated to a make-believe world, Latrobe City Councillor, Graeme Middlemiss has stated.
The Gippsland Business Awards finalists have been named!
Excitement grows as local businesses are recognised for excellence
Encouragement given to women to go into business
Industry observers predict that, within the next five years, over 70% of small businesses throughout Australia will be owned-operated by women.
Churchill boasts film!
Outdoor Cinema is coming to town!
Council commemorating La Trobe’s 200th on Latrobe City’s first birthday4 Apr 2001 (Wednesday)
Print of La Trobe portrait , painted by Sir Francis Grant, to be framed and hung in the Council Gallery.
Big Youth Celebration planned for Saturday
An action packed program of activities at Kernot Hall this Saturday to celebrate Youth Week.
Community being consulted on Maternal and Child Health Service
Three parent representatives sought by Latrobe City Council to assist review of municipality’s Maternal and Child Health Service.
New six wicket bench at Moe ‘fantastic’
New six wicket turf bench at the Ted Summerton Oval in Moe has been acclaimed as fantastic by Secretary of the Central Gippsland Cricket Association.
Small business health and safety strategy planned
Second phase of project focussing on improving business health and safety in Latrobe City was developed last Thursday at the City offices in Traralgon.
Local culinary delights promoted at Taste of Victoria
Alpine Beverages and Bows Natural Ice-cream with food and wine producers from East Gippsland, Wellington, Baw Baw and Cardinia Shires to showcase and sell Gippsland products at Taste of Victoria.
Tony Meets the Richmond Team5 Apr 2001 (Thursday)
Tony (from Messenger) has been busy setting up the Richmond Office and is now inducting the new Richmond Web Consultant Team!
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Council takes legal action on Crinigan Road property
Council resolved to proceed with legal action against Eastern Pride to recover loans made to the club.
An alternative to Napster?
With the slaying of the Napster dragon, new demons raise their heads
Latrobe CEO to take up Sydney appointment6 Apr 2001 (Friday)
Latrobe City CEO appointed to General Manager (Chief Executive Officer) of North Sydney Council.
Carnival to kick start Rally in the Valley
A community carnival will kick start celebrations for the one-day Rally in the Valley extravaganza.
Council provides special parking bays for families with prams
Special parking bays for parents and carers with prams and pushchairs are being trialed in Franklin Street Traralgon
All of government approach on asbestos related diseases needed
Latrobe City Mayor, has called for a unified government approach to deal with the tragedy faced by victims of asbestos related diseases.
Dog and cat registrations due
Pet owners in Latrobe City have until May 10th to register their cats and dogs for 2001/2002
Water Restrictions Lifted at Thorpdale, Lowered to Stage two at Boolarra
Water restrictions in the Thorpdale area and lowered the levels of restrictions in the Boolarra area
Gippsland Water Refutes Privatisation Claims9 Apr 2001 (Monday)
Gippsland Water has strongly denied recent claims that they have sold off part of their business to a private company.
Morwell to have its own Raceday Cup10 Apr 2001 (Tuesday)
The second annual Morwell Raceday is being presented by the Traralgon Racing Club on Saturday 21 April at the Glenview Park Racecourse.
Hit the catwalk on the web
Beautiful indigenous models make a comeback
Badgers lose Grand Final
Crowd Favorites "The Badgers" went down to the "Braves" in the MBA A Reserve Grand Final
Netting your audience online11 Apr 2001 (Wednesday)
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Omeo features in photographic exhibition12 Apr 2001 (Thursday)
Sally Alden will be presenting her “Omeo: God’s Own Country” photographic exhibition in Angler’s Rest over Easter.
Gippsland Ethical & Alternate Investment Expo19 Apr 2001 (Thursday)
Sunday 27th May 2001 at Monash University - Churchill Campus 10am till 4pm
Householders and farmers urged to bring out their nasties
Householders and farmers are being urged to take advantage of two separate collections to dispose of unwanted chemicals.
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Hound Dogs go down in a Darts Thriller
Sale Greyhounds lost 6-5 to the Crown Hotel on Tuesday Night
A Rolling Stone gathers no dust
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Public input into Council Budget sought
Latrobe City Council has commenced preliminary consideration of its 2001/2002 budget and is seeking public input into the process.
Residents asked to comment on gravel road sealing 20 Apr 2001 (Friday)
Rural ratepayers in Latrobe City have been asked to comment on priorities and options for sealing gravel roads.
Public meeting called on Moe and Newborough childcare provision
A public meeting has been called by Latrobe City Council to discuss the future of childcare facilities in the Moe and Newborough area.
Victoria's Government pushes e-commerce
The imortance of local e-commerce grows through Government initiative
Open Fire : Latrobe council budgeting begins
Have your say on how the local council should be spending our money
Protests at Dingo Creek anger loggers
Activists show no signs of backing down from the fight
National Boot Day23 Apr 2001 (Monday)
Shoes against suicide
Water Restrictions Still a Possibility in Central Gippsland24 Apr 2001 (Tuesday)
Gippsland Water has announced that there is still a possibility of water restrictions being imposed in Central Gippsland.
The Darwin Awards
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Take a picture
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Give yourself to charity
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Gippsland Rugby League - Round 1 Preview26 Apr 2001 (Thursday)
After Representative matches throughout March, Gala Days for Latrobe Juniors, and a long Pre-Season for many players, Round 1 of the Gippsland Rugby League is finally upon us
Stage 2 Water Restrictions Lifted at Boolarra
Gippsland Water is lifting Stage 2 water restrictions at Boolarra, effective immediately.
A jungle of forwards
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One in two people shop online
Huge e-commerce growth looks promising
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Council gets tough on swimming pool fencing
Latrobe City Council has issued a specific policy on backyard swimming pool and spa fencing
Minister’s assurance on alternative Good Beginnings funding welcomed
Latrobe City Council has welcomed an assurance by the Federal Minister, that he is looking at other options for funding the Good Beginnings program in Latrobe.