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5 Jul 2012 (Thursday)

Hyland Highway Landfill Receives Funding For Best Practice Landfill
Latrobe City Council has been successful in attracting funding of $250,000 to meet best practice standards for landfill management.

$340,000 For Yallourn North Town Hall Upgrade
A major upgrade of the Yallourn North Town Hall is being supported with $340,000 in Victorian Government funding, Member for Morwell Russell Northe said today.

Victorian Manufacturing To Share In $24.8 Million
Nationals Member for Morwell Russell Northe today announced that the Victorian Coalition is encouraging manufacturers in the Latrobe Valley area to invest in new technology that will increase productivity and competitiveness,

Printmaking Exhibition Cuts A Striking Image At The Gallery
Combine two artists and one printmaker, and three is no longer a crowd. Now showing at the Latrobe Regional Gallery Three is not a crowd celebrates a three-way collaboration between artist,

Council Welcomes Lvtc Report To Carbon Tax Impact
Latrobe City Council has welcomed the Latrobe Valley Transition Committee’s ‘Report to Governments’ as a catalyst to move forward with a number of key projects aimed at reducing the impact of a low

Telstra Grants Now Open
Nationals Member for Morwell Russell Northe is encouraging eligible organisations to apply for the current round of Telstra Foundation grants.

Artists Go Back To The Cutting Board
A group of artists take the expression ‘cut and paste’ back to its analogue roots in a new exhibition on show at the Latrobe Regional Gallery.

Small Business Advice Coming To Morwell
Small business information, support and mentoring will soon be coming to Morwell when the Victorian Government’s Mobile Business Centre visits on Thursday 12 July.

Digging Up Your Family History At The Libraries
Have you ever wanted to dig up your family roots using the internet? Why not register for one of Latrobe City Libraries interactive ‘Dig your family history’ programs at the Moe,

Latrobe Valley Fishing Spots Stocked With Fish In Time For School Holidays
Nationals Member for Morwell Russell Northe is encouraging children and their families to get out and catch their first fish these school holidays.

6 Jul 2012 (Friday)

Council Committed To Climate Change Work
Bass Coast Shire Council says climate impacts and environmental management are important issues for the local community.

Latrobe Valley Fishing Spots Stocked With Fish In Time For School Holidays
Nationals Member for Morwell Russell Northe is encouraging children and their families to get out and catch their first fish these school holidays.

Funding Boost For Library Relocation
The project to relocate the Wonthaggi Library received a significant boost, securing $300,000 in funding from the State Government.

9 Jul 2012 (Monday)

Small Business And Household Water Rebates Extended
Nationals Member for Morwell Russell Northe announced today that the Living Victoria Water Rebate Program will be extended to more Victorian households and small businesses.

Council Adopts New Events Policy
For the people attending events in Bass Coast, it is all about enjoyment. However, making sure events flourish and successfully showcase our area is serious business.

Be Inspired To ‘Do Something’ At Leadership Tribute Event
As a family goal, walking from the west coast to the east coast of India is right up there on the challenging side of insanity.

10 Jul 2012 (Tuesday)

Dance With Me Keeps Up The Moves!
Following the success of the Valley’s biggest dance event at Kernot Hall in May, the Dance with me drummers and dance ambassadors are making some noise again to bring more dance and more music to our community.

Latrobe Valley Schools Take On Bullying
Eight schools across the Latrobe Valley have registered for and/or started the Victorian Government eSmart initiative to combat cyber bullying, said Nationals Member for Morwell Russell Northe.

11 Jul 2012 (Wednesday)

Come Diving For Pearls At The Latrobe Performing Arts Centre
Katherine Thomson’s Diving for Pearls dramatically records the moment Australia joined the vast world of globalised economics in the 1980s and the consequences of that action for the lives of working men and women.

13 Jul 2012 (Friday)

Latrobe City’S Regional Partnership Manager Receives 2012 Churchill Fellowship
A journey to some of the world’s most innovative local governments awaits Latrobe City Council’s Manager Regional Partnerships, Julia Agostino.

Lift For Life Program
Bass Coast residents have the opportunity to participate in a new Lift for Life® program. This strength based program, aims to tackle chronic disease – particularly type two diabetes.

Rangers Finalists For Environment Award
Bass Coast Shire Council’s Community Safety Rangers are finalists in the Keep Australia Beautiful - Protection of the Environment Award.

Roadmap Launch Paves The Way For Low Carbon Future
Latrobe City Council today welcomed the release of the Latrobe Valley Industry and Employment Roadmap, by Deputy Premier of Victoria and Minister for Regional and Rural Development, Peter Ryan.

Regional Planning Conference
Plan and Deliver! This was the message for planning teams across Victoria last week. Ensuring regional Victoria was ready for growth was the focus of the annual Rural and Regional Planning Conference held last week in Torquay.

New Trucks Clean Up
A fleet of nine purpose-built Cleanaway trucks is about to clean up on the streets of Latrobe City.

17 Jul 2012 (Tuesday)

Melbourne Ballet Company To Perform At Latrobe Performing Arts Centre
The Melbourne Ballet Company will deliver its acclaimed and original set of four works Infinite Space in a spellbinding performance on Wednesday 8 August 2012 at 8pm.

Minister Crean Meets With Latrobe Valley Transition Committee
Latrobe City Council has today welcomed back to the region the Hon Simon Crean, Minister for Regional Australia, Local Government, Art and Sport.

Wet Weather Delays Cowes Town Square Works
Wet weather has delayed works on the Cowes Town Square project.

18 Jul 2012 (Wednesday)

St Paul’S Students’ Junior Art On Display At Performing Arts Centre
Latrobe Performing Arts Education Exhibition space is proud to present its current junior art exhibition from St Paul’s Anglican Grammar Traralgon Campus at the Latrobe Performing Arts Centre Traralgon.

Tour Of Gippsland Races Back Into Latrobe City
Hot on the heels of the Tour de France, the local version, the Lakes Oil Tour of Gippsland, pedals back into town on Thursday 2 August, with a road race and a lap circuit event set to attract hundreds of riders.

$3000 For Bendigo Bank Gippsland Business Awards
The Coalition Government is supporting this year’s Bendigo Bank Gippsland Business Awards with $3000 in funding, Nationals Member for Morwell and Parliamentary Secretary for Small Business Russell Northe announced today.

Bright Future For Street Lights
Bass Coast Shire Council has received a Federal Government grant of over $290,000 to start replacing old, inefficient street lights with modern, energy efficient, low cost lights.

20 Jul 2012 (Friday)

Tour Kicks Off In San Remo
San Remo and Phillip Island will host the opening day of the eighth Tour of Gippsland, when more than 150 competitors from Australia, New Zealand, and the Philippines take on the 490 km, nine stage tour.

Tree Day At Killy Foreshore
Around 2,500 indigenous plants will be planted at the Kilcunda Foreshore as part of the National Tree Day Festivities on Saturday, 28 July.

27 Jul 2012 (Friday)

Latrobe Crime Watch News Letter Latrobe Police Service Area July 2012
Coming Events, Hot Spots, State Awards for Latrobe Watches, Neighbourhood Watch/Safer Communities Group Reports, List of Outstanding Stolen Vehicles.

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