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5 Aug 2019 (Monday)

Business Award Finalists Announced
2019 Business Awards Finalists announced.

Make more by using less and free professional development workshops
A weekly update on news, events, activities and opportunities across the Food & Fibre sector in Gippsland.

Gippsland Employment Skills Training (Gest) Finalist in 2019 Learn Local Awards
Gippsland Employment Skills Training (GEST) gets nomination for Victorian Learn Local Awards.

Victorians Hooked on Fishing with New Custom Plates
Fishing-themed custom plate for fishing lovers.

Latrobe Valley’s Nurses, Doctors and Paramedics Rise to the Challenge
Busy flu season for Latrobe Valley health care providers.

New Funding to Strengthen Disability Rights
Funding boost to strengthen disability rights.

Designs Released For Latrobe Valley Govhub
Artist impressions of the $30 million GovHub, released.

Honouring our Multicultural Senior Citizens
$4,000 cheque to support the work helping older migrants.

Gippsland Regional Aquatic Centre Construction Ramps Up
Construction of Gippsland Regional Aquatic Centre begins.

Boosting Business in Warragul
Warragul growth through 3rd round of the Boost Your Business Voucher Program.

Road Closed for Paving Works
Esplanade in Cowes will be closed to through traffic between Thompson Avenue and Warley Avenue for paving projects.

Willow Grove Sporting Facility Upgrades Complete
New multi-purpose, female friendly match day pavilion at the Willow Grove Recreation Reserve.

Grantville Chosen for Waterline Library
Retiring Mobile Library Service will be replaced soon by a Waterline Community Library Network.

Kinder Upgrade to Support Warragul Families
Access to more kinder places and the first-rate early years services for Warragul families.

The Welcome Boorai to Country
Special ceremony to acknowledge the important role Elders play in welcoming and connecting Boorai’s (babies) to the land.

Latrobe – Gippsland’s Unemployment Rate Continues to Fall
Latrobe-Gippsland's conquering unemployment.

Farm Tresspass Inquiry
Law-breaking activities on farm businesses.

Northe Takes Aim at Public Housing Rent Increases
Russell Northe writes to Minister for House on rental price increase in public housing.

Maintenance Works to Keep Gippsland Trains Moving
Maintenance estimated to be completed over 11 nights to boost reliability for passengers in the long term.

Captioned Movies Coming Soon
Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre’s ‘Wonthaggi Wednesday’ film sessions features captioned movies.

18 Aug 2019 (Sunday)

Have Your Say on Volunteering in Eastern Victoria
Share your experiences and ideas about community life and volunteering in the region.

Government Must Act Now to Retain Pondage
Immediate actions wanted to retain pondage. Immediate actions wanted to retain pondage. Support from the Latrobe City Council in retaining this important community asset is big step forward.

John Conomos – Beyond
Artist of "Beyond" is coming to the Latrobe Regional Gallery.

Celebrating 150 Mobile Towers across Regional Victoria
Delivery of 150 mobile phone towers confirmed to improve safety, eliminate black spots and enhance digital connections.

Latrobe City Draft Cultural Diversity Action Plan 2019 – 2023
Draft to focus to continue to improve services and information that are inclusive of people from diverse backgrounds.

Small Business Experts Head for Drouin
Small Business Workshop comes to town.

Small Business Experts Head for Churchill
Small Business Workshop comes to town.

More Young People in Eastern Victoria Region Urged to be Organ Donors
Young people urged to joint the Australian Organ Donor Register.

5,000 Gippsland Residents Get Help at The Orange Door
Safety offered from threat of family violence when you enter the Morwell Orange Door.

Morning Noon and Night
Cbus Collection of Australian Art featured at Latrobe Regional Gallery until October 13.

Greyhound Racing On Track for Return to Traralgon
Greyhound racing program gets funded.

Kevin White – Vessel A Voyage
‘Vessel: A Voyage’ featured at Latrobe Regional Gallery.

30 Aug 2019 (Friday)

Taking Bass Coast to the City
Collaboration and sharing with councillors and staff from City of Melbourne.

Labor Avoids Questions on Squandered Steelvision Grant
No answer with $400,000 grant to Steelvision.

Northe Tables Petition Calling for Fire Track Action
Petition to ensure access to local fire emergency are adequately maintained and accessible to first responders.

Backing Nurses and Doctors in Eastern Victoria to Do What They Do Best
Massive million dollar investment for nurses and doctors at Latrobe Regional Hospital.

Labor’s Appalling Track Record on Vline
Victorians stranded at the station with VLine punctuality dives again.

Jobs And Funding Cut under Labor’s ‘Plan’ For Regional Development
No funding cut for Regional Development Victoria after current review is finished.

A New Jobs and Volunteering Hub for Gippsland
New job opportunities for Gippsland locals with new job hub.

Funding to Improve Access – Now Open
Applications are now open for Building Disability Inclusive Businesses and Community Organisations Funding round.

A New Chairperson Appointed and Lots More!
An update on news, events, activities and opportunities across the Food & Fibre sector in Gippsland.

Regional Students on Track to Learn About Rail Safety
Safety workshop series on Rail Safety Week 2019.

Backing Nurses and Doctors in West Gippsland to do What They do Best
Funding boost awarded to West Gippsland Health Care.

Latrobe Valley Yacht Club
Hazelwood Power Station closure.

Wonthaggi Life Saving Club Update
Wonthaggi Life Saving Club (LSC) to provide lifesaving services to Cape Paterson Bay Beach.

Monday Night's Council Meeting Round-Up: 5 August
Below is a snapshot of some of the decisions made by Council at its Ordinary Meeting on Monday 5 August 2019. For full details of the Council Meeting, please see the Council Meeting Minutes available on the Council website on Thursday 8 August 2019.

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