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4 Dec 2017 (Monday)

Fire Danger Period starts
The Country Fire Authority (CFA) has stated that the Fire Danger Period for Bass Coast begins Monday, 4 December.

Labor’s three year delay on water compliance
Lisa Neville's delayed proposal for penalties for Victoria water theft.

Passport 2 Employment
Bass Coast Shire Council recently hosted a Passport 2 Employment (P2E) session, where Human Resources staff worked with students from Bass Coast Specialist School, to give them experience in preparing for job applications and interviews.

Rural garden wins Mayor’s Award in garden competition
A passion for gardening and a touch of history have combined to win the Mayor’s Award at the Latrobe City Garden Competition last night. Athol and Denise Brand’s slice of paradise was also the winner of the best large garden category.

Labor making a dogs breakfast of puppy farm reform
Victorians to pay for more pet under puppy farm reforms.

Peter Gardner's November Newsletter
Peter Gardner's November Newsletter

Government fails to provide answers amid Victoria’s Electricity Crisis
Still no answers for Victoria's electricity Crisis

Lots of questions, but no answers on Northcote by-election preference deal
No answers for Northcote by-election preference deal

5 Dec 2017 (Tuesday)

Permit no longer required for temporary emergency power generation in Morwell
Effective Decenber 1, 2017, permit no longer required for temporary emergency power generation in Morwell.

Christmas Giving Tree at Council
Bass Coast Shire Council's Christmas giving tree ensures that Christmas will be a special day for all community members.

MP Russell Northe encourages Local Women to get a Breast Screen
MP Russell Northe takes the challenge to encourage women to get a breast screen.

San Remo sculpture celebrates fishing community
Coming Soon: San Remo sculpture by local artist, Paul Jesse.

New Funding a Winner for Sports Club in Latrobe Valley
More opportunities for women and girls to get involved into sport with health promotion foundation.

Northe calls upon State Government for funding for Latrobe Specialist Development School
Northe calls for development of Latrobe Specialist Development School

Understanding the Aged Care System – free information session
Learn about how to optimise health and wellbeing with free information session on understanding the aged care system.

Bass Coast Shire Council broadening youth horizons
Bass Coast Shire Council taking steps to prepare the youth for life beyond the classroom.

Jetty Triangle gets approval from key stakeholders
Cowes Jetty Triangle and Piazza project gets approved.

Replacement of Bairnsdale Main Street pipeline complete
Replacement of 100-year-old water pipeline is now complete.

9 Dec 2017 (Saturday)

Council hosts cultural competency training for youth workers
Council supports youth workers with a day-long workshop.

Enough is Enough event to raise Victoria Against Violence awareness
Latrobe City joins the campaigns on preventing family and gender-based violence.

Transforming a pump station with Aboriginal-inspired art
Vibrant colours for a pump station

Opportunities galore for Bass Coast tradies
Heaps of opportunities for Bass Coast tradies

Beautification works continue at Kernot Lake
Kernot Lake will be restored to its full glory in time for the warmer summer months.

Stormwater and sewage do not mix - targeting illegal pipe connections
Solutions for illegal pipe connections

18 Dec 2017 (Monday)

Reference groups to guide new Aquatic Centre and Traralgon sports stadium
Community Reference Groups to give voice to the community.

New Netball Courts for Killy-Bass
Redevelopment of old and new netball courts for Killy-Bass

Gippy Agchat Edition 145 December 2017
Be aware of some of the issues of the latest agricultural issues in Gippsland. Read up on Gippy Agchat Edition 145.

School holiday program summer 2018
Learning opportunities on school holiday programs 2018

Businesses now feeling the impact on Carter Holt Harvey Closure
Carter Holt Harvey closure consequences

Fireworks return for New Year’s Eve
Bass Coast Shire townships will welcome the new year with fireworks

A new voice for Victoria in Federal leadership
A new voice to secure the very best for our country communities

Planned Activity Group brings young and old together
Poetry to bring together the young and old

EFTPOS facilities introduced at pound
Stress free processing for you and your impounded pets.

Council’s Movember effort grows
Positive response to Movember

A website won’t fix country roads
Potholes and dangerously uneven surfaces littering our country road network - we need to set priorities straight

Launch of Robert Smith Art Collection
Collection from Australian and International artists launched.

Architect announced for Latrobe Creative Precinct
LCAP architects announced

30 Dec 2017 (Saturday)

Hazelwood Pondage Caravan Park to transition to day trip facility
Transitions for Hazelwood Pondage Caravan Park

PayStay at Bass Coast boat ramps
Convenient online payment system when buying boat ramp tickets.

Bass Coast is ready to grow your business
Ready When You Are campaign for small businesses.

Building prosecution
Secure permits to avoid building prosecutions and fines.

Christmas comes early for Warragul Locals
Early Christmas cheers for Warragul locals.

Labor’s flawed energy policy raised in Parliament
Concerns for incentives to shut down business operations during the summer.

International art exhibition calls Moe Library home
Jiangsu International Youth Painting Contest found a home in Moe Library.

Gippsland gets Four Big Racing Events over Summer
Watch out for big racing events for the summer.

Labor must end uncertainty in Latrobe Valley greyhound industry
Final report for greyhound industry should end uncertainty.

Make sure your pool is safe this summer
Ensure safe pool fun this summer.

Shade sails to be restored at The Strand
More comfortable playgrounds with shade sails at The Strand.

Labor fails farmers as produce rots on dock
No answers for refusing assistance from Victorian businesses while produce rots away.

Latrobe City Council takes zero tolerance approach to child abuse
Latrobe City Council emphasized campaigns against child abuse.

31 Dec 2017 (Sunday)

Inverloch pathway shared by all
Inverloch pathway nearing its completion.

The future of Latrobe Valley quarries raised in Parliament
Urgent concerns for Latrobe Valley quarries.

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