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1 Jul 2018 (Sunday)

Apprenticeship numbers fall as Labor cuts training budget
Apprenticeship commencements dropped by 16.1 per cent between 2016 and 2017.

Northe asks State Government to commit to dedicated Gippsland Line
Minister for Public Transport asked to commence the necessary planning , design and costings that is required for a dedicated Gippsland V/Line track into Melbourne.

Connecting Gippsland Businesses to Major Projects
Invitations to bid for work on major government contracts rolled out.

Gippsland Rail Corridor Station Upgrade Program – Spot the Difference!!
A number of questions in Parliament regarding the State Governments "Gippsland Rail Corridor Station Upgrade Program"

Game 7: Bass Coast vs Cranbourne
Breakers finish round 7 on top

Businesses Awards – be in it to win it!
The search is on for the 2018 Business Awards.

Successful outcome for Council’s littering prosecutions
Littering pair now convicted and fined and ordered to pay compensation and clean up costs.

Sculpture Promotes Road Safety Message for Young Drivers
A giant car-shaped brain with legs to promote road safety.

Russell Northe Questions Resources Minister on Local Quarries
Questions raised on actions to support the local quarry industry.

Advocacy strategy and new priority list for Bass Coast
Clear framework for Advocacy strategy.

Upgrades for Warragul Greyhound Racing
Improving integrity and animal welfare at the Warragul and District Greyhound Racing Club.

Daniel Andrews fails to answer questions on LVA
Questions raised on the work location of all Latrobe Valley Authority employees.

8 Jul 2018 (Sunday)

Travel Grants Available to Help Gippsland Athletes Excel
Gippslands rising sports stars are encouraged to apply for travel grants.

Peter Gardner's June Newsletter
Peter Gardner's June Newsletter

Daniel Andrews’ secret plan to dismantle V/Line
Secret plan to swallow up country rail services into the struggling metropolitan PTV system

Gippsland, It’s Time to Submit Your Project Ideas
$30 million initiative gives every Victorian over the age of 16 the opportunity to come up with a project idea.

High-Tech Compost Plant a Step Closer for Morwell
Regional composting facility near Morwell received a $500,000 boost.

Solar Upgrade Boost for the Latrobe Valley
Solar upgrade boost to help reduce emissions at a local level.

How to save on your clean out
Bass Coast Transfer Stations accept all kinds of household waste.

Building a Safer, More Reliable Hyland Highway
Providing motorists with a safer and more reliable journey with 20 kilometres of the Hyland Highway.

Supporting More Kids at Kinder in Wonthaggi
Ensuring all Victorian children are ready for school with new funding.

Supporting Men’s Sheds and The Community in Gippsland
Opening of two newly refurbished Men’s Sheds.

New Grants to Improve Multicultural Community Facilities in Gippsland
New round of grants from the Andrews Labor Government

Bass Coast students advocate for youth
Newhaven College students and Wonthaggi Secondary College students on the most important issues facing young people in Bass Coast.

Liberal Nationals to give young leaders a platform
Liberal Nationals Government will provide $120,000 a year for four years to the YMCA to run the Youth Parliament Program.

15 Jul 2018 (Sunday)

East Gippsland Water reappoints Stantec to Deliver Engineering Services
Stantec appointed to deliver engineering services.

New Pet Registration Initiatives
Initiatives for easier and more affordable pet registration.

Local Sports Clubs in Morwell Electorate Score a Vichealth Grant
Sporting clubs to receive a share in more than $370,000 in funding.

Training in Victoria nosediving after Daniel Andrews’ cuts
Losing confidence in Victoria’s training system.

5 Million Breakfasts Served up to School Kids
Ensuring school kids start their school day on a full stomach.

Council Welcomes Decentralisation Support
Renewed support to the concept of government agency decentralisation.

Applications Invited for New Environmental Grants Scheme
Launch of the Native Vegetation and Habitat Creation Grants program.

Building a Better Gippsland Rail Line
Safe and reliable services to Victoria’s east with Gippsland Line Upgrade.

Sailability Program Must Continue
Call on the State Government to secure the future of the Latrobe Valley Yacht Club’s "Sailability" program.

Connecting Women at Work in Regional Victoria
Access to the networks for women at work.

22 Jul 2018 (Sunday)

Clean up chemicals and detox your home
‘Detox your Home’ – a safe, free and easy-to-use service to dispose of common, highly toxic household chemicals

Letter to the Editor
Peter Walsh's letter to the editor.

Victoria Leads the Nation in Vaccination Rates
New data shows five-year-olds in Victoria are now better protected against preventable diseases.

Daniel Andrews’ loans, with interest, for grassroots sports clubs not so generous
It’s clear Labor has no plan to support grassroots sports clubs.

Regional Victorians lose from Daniel Andrews’ secret deal with the Greens
Regional Victoria will suffer for a secret deal with the Greens.

Join us for National Tree Day to revegetate College Park
Tree Planting event on July 29.

Remove these buildings now!!!
A call to demolish the derelict buildings on the corner of Monash Way and Acacia Way Churchill.

Tourism Delivers More Jobs and Bigger Business for Gippsland
Tourism jobs have grown year-on-year in all of Victoria’s regions.

Opportunity to discuss C151 with the Mayor
Feedbacks are welcome on Planning Scheme Amendment C151.

New Contract Awarded for Youth Space Latrobe
Andrews Labor Government awarded a new contract to manage Youth Space Latrobe.

New Grants Helping Gippsland Battle Ice Addiction
Community groups take part in ice abuse in Victoria.

Nominate a Gippsland senior citizen now!
2018 Victorian Senior of the Year Awards now open for nominations.

Building Better Infrastructure for Bigger Trains
Building longer platforms and replacing ageing rail infrastructure for improved reliability of Cranbourne and Pakenham corridor.

29 Jul 2018 (Sunday)

Liberal Nationals will help Farmers Bridge the Innovation GAPP
Elected Liberal Nationals Government will invest $5.3 million to roll out the Growth, Adoption, Production and Profitability (GAPP) program.

Have your say: draft Active Bass Coast Plan 2018-28
Inputs for Active Bass Coast Plan Draft are now welcome.

New exhibitions at LRG to inspire audiences
Latrobe Regional Gallery awarded a Creative Victoria grant of $26,400.

Driving Jobs in the Latrobe Valley
New jobs and tens of millions of dollars in investment to grow the Latrobe Valley’s economy.

Helping Latrobe Valley Manufacturers Grow
Andrews Labor Government to help manufacturers in the Latrobe Valley grow, innovate and create jobs.

Northe Proposes Transport and Community Safety Improvements
New pilot program that will enhance safety at local train stations, taxi ranks and bus terminals and on public transport networks.

School crossing supervisor of the year!
Congratulations to the new school crossing supervisor of the year!

The Nationals will deliver a better deal for Latrobe Valley
Peter Walsh outlined the Liberal Nationals plans for managing Victoria’s booming population.

Safer Courthouse Delivered in Bairnsdale
Major safety and security upgrade to the Bairnsdale Magistrates’ Court is now complete.

Liberal Nationals will set up Weeds and Pest Animals Taskforce
Elected Liberal Nationals Government will help support Victorian farmers and land managers.

Latrobe Regional Hospital Budget up in Record Funding Boost for Victoria’s Health System
Andrews Labor Government to invest $222.68 million at Latrobe Regional Health.

Backing the Health of Victorian Farmers
Backing the health of farmers with a $4 million investment.

Local women’s football gets behind DonateLife
Bass Coast Breakers will celebrate DonateLife Week with a dedicated match and women’s football showcase.

Statement – Transport and Community Safety Improvements
Russell Northe welcomes any support that would improve crime and antisocial behaviour at local transportations.

New Off-Leash Beach Areas in Cape Paterson and Kilcunda
Enjoy the new off-leash areas starting 1 August 2018.

Providing Practical Parenting Support in the Valley
A friendly helping hand to parents in the Latrobe Valley.

Shadow Minister Visit puts Spotlight on Valley Sport and Veterans
Sheridan Bond focused the needs of grassroots sports clubs in the Latrobe Valley.

Grant to Bring Exhibitions to Life at Latrobe Regional Gallery
Latrobe Regional Gallery preparing to bring back to life and fund local artists.

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