April 2016 - Archived News
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Messenger team will use Google Photos to display images in the Portal15 Apr 2016 (Friday)
Letter to the editor regarding sale of Rural Finance Corporation18 Apr 2016 (Monday)
The Andrews Labor Government must come clean and explain to regional Victorians where hundreds of millions of dollars from the sale of Rural Finance Corporation has gone.
Progress on Councilís Waste Services contracts
The Progress on Bass Coast Shire Councilís Waste Services contracts continues. Read more about the operation and management of Councilís waste services and facilities.
Northe highlights budget priorities in Parliament19 Apr 2016 (Tuesday)
Russell Northe has highlighted the funding priorities of his electorate also to fund a number of projects and organisations.
Anzac Day preparations underway
Anzac Day will be commemorated around Bass Coast Shire. Read more about the preparation for the annual event.
Bus your bike in Bass Coast
The South Coast Bus service between Cowes and Wonthaggi takes part in a 12 month trial of bike racks on buses. Read more about it.
Hazelwood Mine Fire response
Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry Report Implementation and Monitoring Plan with comments from Member for Morwell Russell Northe
Big, blonde and beautiful at the Latrobe Performing Arts Centre20 Apr 2016 (Wednesday)
Celebrate the music of historyís favourite golden-haired songbirds at the Latrobe Performing Arts Centre. Learn more about it.
The Future of Tourism in Gippsland - Victoriaís 2020 Tourism Strategy So Far21 Apr 2016 (Thursday)
Interested to learn what's in store for Gippsland's tourism in the years to come? This article written by Emma Crosby gives the overview
Northe fights for a redevelopment of Latrobe Special Development School
Russell Northe is calling on the State Labor Government to provide funding for the redevelopment of Latrobe Special Development School.
Dangerous Grand Ridge Road must be upgraded says Bath
Read Melina Bath's take on the safety risks involved in the Grand Ridge Road.
Locals encouraged to attend ANZAC Day Services
Member for Morwell Russell Northe is encouraging locals to attend ANZAC Day services, an opportunity to reflect on the sacrifices made by Australian servicemen and women.
Government bows to community pressure for Latrobe Creative Precinct
Russell Northe is pleased the State Government has bowed to community pressure and committed funding towards the long awaited Latrobe Creative Precinct.
Government must release plans for West Gippsland Hospital says Bath22 Apr 2016 (Friday)
Read Melina Bath's concern regarding the government's plans for the West Gippsland Hospital.
Preparing for growth in Bass Coast
Read about Bass Coast Shire Council's Economic Development Strategy for the period of 2016 to 2012 and how it would facilitate growth and economic investment in the region.
Environment a priority for Council
Council has identified the environment as a valued asset and, as such, the community has an expectation that we will have a strategy to deliver sustainable environmental outcomes. Read more.
Draft Budget reflects community feedback
Read more about Bass Coast Shire Councilís draft budget, budget consultation and quarterly report update
20 year vision for Island tourism out for comment
The draft of the Phillip Island and San Remo Tourism Strategy 2035 is now released. It is now ready for public comments.
Bath calls for Korumburra Secondary rebuild
Is the Melbourne Labor Government ready in providing funds for the Korumburra Secondary College rebuilding request? Read more.
Overseas study tour open to students
Do you want to study Australia's wartime history at overseas locations? Read how you can apply, today.
Plan identifies need for sport and recreation facilities
Read about the current situation and future direction of sport and recreation as adopted by the Bass Coast Shire Council.
Dig Deep & Massive Fam- Fresh Take
Learn music skills from exciting young artists and many more entertainment. This is most definitely an event that you shouldn't miss.
Labor must stand up for CFA volunteers27 Apr 2016 (Wednesday)
Read more about the Local CFA volunteers' concern about the deal that would give the city-based United Firefighters Union unprecedented power to control them.
Councilís Draft Budget submissions providing valuable feedback
Read residents feedback and personal thoughts on Latrobe City Councilís 2016/17 Draft Budget.
Pet-related stallholders wanted
Pets in the Valley Expo at Old Gippstown to be held on Saturday 21 May from 9am to 2pm. Learn more about it, today.
Feedback wanted on Draft Tourism Strategy28 Apr 2016 (Thursday)
Read more about the future direction of tourism for Phillip Island and San Remo.
Budget a disappointment for Latrobe Valley29 Apr 2016 (Friday)
Read more about the State Budget Delivery for Latrobe Valley, their concern and disappointment.
Nationals support Telstra Business Womenís Awards
Read more about the upcoming 2016 Telstra Business Womenís Awards
Northe stands up for CFA volunteers
Should the Premiers meddle in the EBA negotiations with the United Fire Fighters Union (UFU)? Read what Russell Northe MLA has to say.
Budget shows Labor has broken its TAFE promises
Read about TAFE's broken promises. Should this be a disappointment?
Tech school announcement opens training doors for young minds
Tech school to be developed at Federation Trainingís Morwell campus for the increase access to quality education.