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23 Apr 2013 (Tuesday)

Nominations Now Open For The Telstra Business Women¡¦S Award
Nominations are now open for the Telstra Business Women¡¦s Awards and Member for Morwell Russell Northe has encouraged local businesswomen to nominate.

Resealing Program
Council will be undertaking resealing work throughout the shire in the coming weeks. This is part of periodic maintenance and is a seal over an existing bituminous surface. The reason council undertakes this work is:

Artists Wanted Creative Gippsland Gatescape Competition
With excitement growing around the Great Gippsland Gatescape, the feature event for this year’s Gippsland Arts Festival, owner of From the Ground Up café and nursery, Joe Licciardi is wondering

Rsl Rose To Feature In Morwell Centenary Rose Garden
A new rose developed at the request of the family of long-term member of the Morwell RSL, Robert ‘Bob’ Brown, will be planted in a garden bed in the Morwell Centenary Rose Garden.

Bass Coast Farewells Ken Hore
Bass Coast Shire Council is mourning the loss of one of its senior officers, Tourism Manager, Ken Hore.

The Club Kicks An Impressive Goal On Stage
As the football season ramps up the Latrobe Performing Arts Centre presents a play that reveals the greed and corruption played out behind the scenes of the sporting world - The Club by David Williamson

New Ways With Waste
A range of new approaches for managing waste are being adopted by Council, prompted in part by the imminent closure of the Rhyll Transfer Station in June 2013.

Council Plan On Display
A plan outlining the Council vision for the next four years is on display for community comment and input. Copies of the proposed Council Plan 2013-2017 are now available at all Council Customer Service Centres and on the website.

The Poetry Of Life Comes To Latrobe Regional Gallery
Mythology, spirituality and transformation are explored in Cheryl Osborne’s exhibition, A Celebration. The Poetry of Life, currently on show at the Community Access Gallery, Latrobe Regional Gallery.

Vision For Scenic Estate
An outdoor space showcasing wildlife and native vegetation will be established on the previous disused Scenic Estate on Phillip Island.

Keeping local Elders in their community
The local community of Stratford has recently seen a big addition to their community, a brand new retirement village. This 10-unit ‘micro-community’, located on Uniting Church land,

Last Votes Will Count!
Telstra Business Centre Traralgon People’s Choice Awards 2013 "With votes closing on April 30, every vote will count as the difference between being a finalist and a winner in

New Business Program To Support Growth
Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Latrobe Valley with plans to expand are able to receive specialised support and advice, following new funding from the Victorian Coalition Government.

The Girls In Grey Visit For Anzac Day
In a special matinee performance to commemorate ANZAC Day the Latrobe Performing Arts Centre is presenting The Girls in Grey by Carolyn Bock and Helen Hopkins.

School Crossing Supervisor Subsidies Increase
Member for Morwell Russell Northe has announced there will be an extra school crossing supervisor funded in the Morwell electorate for 2013-14.

CFA Ends The Fire Danger Period In Bass Coast
The Country Fire Authority (CFA) ended the fire danger period for Bass Coast on 15 April 2013.

Sister Cities Swimming Exchange Program A Success
Following the success of Latrobe City’s 2012 sports exchange program to its Sister Cities in Japan and China, Latrobe City has recently hosted a sports exchange delegation from Takasago, Japan.

New Business Will Grow The Region¡¦S Web Development And On Line Marketing
A new Traralgon-based IT Start-Up business Miiy Ltd has been officially opened by Member for Morwell Russell Northe.

Creative Spaces Throughout May
Creativity explodes across Bass Coast in May during the Creative Gippsland Arts Festival. Events from Inverloch in the east to Phillip Island and Corinella in the west, will showcase a fantastic array of local talent.

30 Apr 2013 (Tuesday)

Northe Welcomes Rollout Of Eyewatch To Latrobe City
Residents of Latrobe region will be able to participate in Eyewatch, the social media initiative that allows community members to engage with Victoria Police campaigns and investigations using Facebook.

Bass Coast Welcomes Twelve New Citizens
Twelve local community members were officially declared Australian citizens at the Citizenship Ceremony held at the Bass Coast Civic Centre on Wednesday, 24 April.

Coalition Delivers $446,000 Boost For Latrobe Regional Hospital
Member for Morwell, Russell Northe, today welcomed Premier Denis Napthine’s $120 million announcement to replace vital medical equipment and carry out infrastructure upgrades for Victorian hospitals,

Beauty On A Large Scale At The Gallery
Transcendence, an exhibition of large scale photographs by David Stephenson, one of Australia’s leading contemporary photographers, is currently on display at Latrobe Regional Gallery.

Council Agendas To Be Available Earlier
From the end of April the agenda for all Latrobe City Council’s ordinary meetings will be available to the public earlier.

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