January 2009 - Archived News
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Memory-jogger for garden watering times16 Jan 2009 (Friday)
Keen gardeners now have a five-word memory jogger to remind them of watering hours, as part of Westernport Water’s summer water-saver campaign.
Slow Down And Enjoy The Weekend
Bass Coast Shire Council is urging residents and visitors to drive safe, slow down and enjoy the long weekend festivities.
Celebrate Australia Day In Bass Coast
Residents and visitors can celebrate Australia Day at locations across Bass Coast Shire on Monday 26 January 2009.
Consultants Announced For Traralgon Station Masterplan
Latrobe City Council has appointed Coomes Consulting to develop the Traralgon Station Precinct Masterplan.
What Does ‘Beef Only’ Imply In The Cattle Industry?
The January weaner sales are in full swing and a number of vendors advertise their cattle as ‘Beef Only’, so what does that indicate?
No Surprises In Minister’s Desal Decision
The State Government has given the green light to Victoria’s Desalination Plant despite strong opposition from the Bass Coast community.
Busy Bass Coast
Record numbers visited Bass Coast over the New Year holiday period.
Volunteers Needed For New School Year
Bass Coast Shire Council is seeking volunteers to ensure the Walking School Bus program continues. State Government funding for the program ends in August.
Celebrations Taking Place Across Latrobe On Australia Day
Kernot Hall in Morwell will be the venue for Latrobe City Council’s 2009 Australia Day awards ceremony which will commence at 1pm on Monday 26 January.
Latrobe Climate Change Committee Members Sought
Expressions of interest are being sought for membership of the Latrobe City ‘Climate Change Consultative Committee’.
Have A Wizard Of A Time At The Libraries These Holidays
With weeks of the school holidays still to go, the Latrobe City Library Service school holiday program may come as an absolute boon for primary school aged children, and no doubt many a parent looking for
Cape Paterson Submission Extension
The deadline for submissions about the proposed Cape Paterson Ecovillage Planning Scheme Amendment known as C53, has been extended. The closing date for submissions is now 30 January 2009.
Free Latrobe Outdoor Movie Festival Returns This Weekend
Latrobe City’s outdoor movie festival will return this weekend with free movies being screened on Saturday evening at Victory Park Traralgon, and on Sunday evening at Gaskin Park in Churchill.
Focus On Food Safety
Bass Coast Shire Council Environmental Health Officers will be working with food business premises to ensure all food safety requirements are met before on the spot fines are introduced in 2010.
Island Summer Bus Service Ending Soon19 Jan 2009 (Monday)
Local residents and visitors are encouraged to make use of the Phillip Island Summer Shuttle before the bus service stops operating on 31 January.
Morwell firm develops major safety solution 29 Jan 2009 (Thursday)
Morwell-based company, Sage Technology, has played a key role in a major safety project at Woodside Energy.
Wildlife booms in Westernport Water eco-survey 31 Jan 2009 (Saturday)
Revegetating Westernport Water’s sites with native plants is starting to reap rewards – with bird and animal sightings more than doubling in some areas.
Thinking differently for 2009 dairy innovators
Next month’s Dairy Innovators’ Forum will bring together dairy farmers from all states of Australia.