June 2001 - Archived News
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Draft Victorian Coastal Strategy
The Victorian Coastal Council has released the draft Victorian Coastal Strategy
Council Provides More Care For Aged Residents and People with Disabilities
More elderly residents and people with disabilities will be able to access Council’s Home and Community Care (HACC) services
Photographic Exhibition Successful
A recent photographic exhibition that challenged the persistent negative image of people with dementia raised more than $400
What Local Shoppers Say
75% of shoppers recently surveyed in Bass Coast Shire support footpath trading
Reg is on a passionate path towards Reconciliation
Lessons learned through a lifetime of experiences and sometimes the school of hard knocks, have obviously influenced Reg Lawrence
Volunteers Gain More Skills
Bass Coast Shire Council will provide additional training for thirty Aged and Disability Service volunteers
Employ a big crocodile to safeguard your system
A new program that fulfils its promises
Community leads in innovative StreetLife Program
The collaboration between Latrobe StreetLife and six township communities in Latrobe City were showcased at the official launch of the StreetLife Township Survey Program
The database for the fan inclined
Local Laws Officers Educate about Responsible Pet Ownership4 Jun 2001 (Monday)
Fifteen local people from three community groups recently enjoyed a tour of the Bass Coast Animal Shelter
Phillip Island's New Waste Transfer Station
Phillip Island residents and visitors will benefit from a modern waste transfer station on the Island
Press Release5 Jun 2001 (Tuesday)
Westernport Water is working in close cooperation with Bass Coast Shire Council in their efforts to find a suitable site for a waste transfer station
Become a giggle gertie
Learn to be yourself!
Close Starts – Big Finishes6 Jun 2001 (Wednesday)
Round 6 of Gippsland Rugby League was played at Maryvale Reserve Morwell last Sunday and the games appeared to be toss of the coin affairs, up till half time in both matches
Mayor welcomes Good Beginnings funding
Latrobe City Mayor has welcomed the announcement of the Federal Government’s $280,000 funding
Round 8 Baseball: Braves and Dodgers in thriller.
The action continued last Sunday in the Edison Mission Energy Latrobe Valley Baseball Association with round seven games.
Budget process delayed awaiting Taskforce report7 Jun 2001 (Thursday)
Latrobe City Council has deferred the formal preparation and adoption process for the 2001/2002 budget
Local Growers send Message
GIPPSLAND fruit growers' concerns about fireblight being imported into Australia on New Zealand apples have been taken directly to the Federal Parliament.
Build a rockstar
Forget Frankenstein - this is far more fun
Swap of ideas
IN A FIRST for Australian politics, our local Federal MP ‘swapped’ electorates with an inner-city MP for one week during January.
Council clears the way for supermarket
Latrobe City Council has cleared the way for the Yallourn North supermarket to go ahead
Bite My Monkey
An incredibly bizarre website that will interest you for hours
Bite My Monkey
An incredibly bizarre website that will interest you for hours
Not your average Mary Poppins
A Plan for Quality aged care8 Jun 2001 (Friday)
“We’re heard some terrible stories about aged care over the past year or so, and those stories have caused some people to lose confidence in the system,”Christian says.
Australian Paper Maryvale Mill Disposal Of Surplus Stock By Public Auction
Australian Paper Maryvale Mill has a range of engineering, electrical and general items for disposal by public auction, to be held at 1.00pm on Friday 22nd June 2001. Over 2800 items for disposal in pallet lots.
Help Design Phillip Island and San Remo
Want to have your say in the future of Phillip Island and San Remo?
Bass Coast Community Celebrates World Environment Day
The Bass Coast community recently celebrated World Environment Day
Economic Development Special Rate Scheme Discontinued12 Jun 2001 (Tuesday)
Bass Coast Shire Council voted to discontinue the Economic Development Special Rate Scheme
Under 14 Latrobe Valley Representative Team
Edison Mission Energy Latrobe Valley Baseball Association Under 14 Representative Team traveled to Ballarat to contest the 2001 Victorian Provincial Championships.
How you can be a crime stopper
A wicked source of fun
Create your very own superhero!
Open Day, Community Consultative Committee for Dutson Downs
In response to community concerns surrounding current and future operations at the Dutson Downs Waste Treatment facility, Gippsland Water is to conduct an Open Day on Sunday June 17
Planet X13 Jun 2001 (Wednesday)
Xtreme action online
Cyber Café visit fuels ideas for Youth Action Centres14 Jun 2001 (Thursday)
A visit to the Burnt Toast Cyber Café in Mornington, provided delegates with first hand knowledge that could be utilised in developing Youth Action Centres
New disability access facility to be built at Pondage
Participants in the Sailability Gippsland Program are to benefit from a new access facility being provided at Hazelwood Pondage
Road reseals are saving significant repair costs
Resealing the municipality's roads is saving millions of dollars of ratepayer's money through preventative road maintenance
Open a window to a game filled delight
Janine selected for Takasago teaching assignment
A primary school teacher from Moe is being fully funded by the City of Takasago in Japan
Yinnar Recreation Reserve to get major upgrade
Extensions to the Yinnar Recreation Reserve pavilion and upgrades to the existing tennis court and netball court facilities will soon be underway
Gippslander.com wins the Golden Web Award!
From rags to riches...
One Dead Seagull18 Jun 2001 (Monday)
The book launch of the year - and you're invited!
Miners “fall” into Top Spot !! 19 Jun 2001 (Tuesday)
Round 7 of Gippsland Rugby League was played at Gaskin Park last Sunday and the very heavy conditions appeared to keep many players away. With three of the four teams playing short on numbers, both games were there for the taking.
Get into free music online!
Learn how to drive like a moron
Important - a note to all users
The dawning of Gippslander 2!
Unemployment figures inexcusable says Mayor
Latrobe Valley’s steep rise in unemployment has been condemned by Latrobe City Mayor, Councillor Brendan Jenkins, as inexcusable.
Wrong Number20 Jun 2001 (Wednesday)
Prank call comedy
Latrobe Valley Lose Close Final
The weekend of 9th and 10th June 2001 saw the Edison Mission Energy Latrobe Valley Baseball Association Senior Representative Team travel to Ballarat
Redsox continue streak
The action continued last Sunday in Round 9 Baseball
Former Moe Hospital to be Telstra Call Centre site
The former Moe Hospital site has been chosen to house the 270 seat Telstra Call Centre
Certificates available for recognising volunteers21 Jun 2001 (Thursday)
Community and volunteer organisations are being invited to apply to Latrobe City Council for Certificates of Appreciation
The bold and the not-so-beautiful stories
A window into tomorrow
The Funny Farm22 Jun 2001 (Friday)
A great webpage for the giggle inclined
Wellington Students take a Closer look at Water Issues
Gippsland Water recently sponsored the Wellington District Gifted and Talented Interest Group through conducting a two-day workshop looking at those issues relating to water and the local environment.
Outcomes of school speed zone meetings to go to next Council meeting26 Jun 2001 (Tuesday)
Strong community support for school based speed zones has emerged
Men are from Mars...
...Women are most certainly from Venus
Who wants to be a millionaire?
Try your hand at the million dollar question!
Gippsland Water Responds to Government Pricing Change
Minister for Environment and Conservation’s announcement today regarding prices increases in the water industry
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Latrobe Valley Baseball Association29 Jun 2001 (Friday)
Under 16’s Finish Third in Championships.
The online version of the expression of love
APP provides Crinigan Road Reserve with project boost
Crinigan Road Bushland Reserve receive project funding boost from next-door-neighbour on Tuesday
Carinya celebrates Federation Centenary and 15 years
A celebration with a Centenary of Federation theme and a ceremonial tree planting by Latrobe City Mayor.
Gimme A Buck
A crazy man with a website built to make him rich
Neighbourhood Watch beats all odds
Local business to business support overwhelms Neighbourhood Watch
New Latrobe CEO appointed
Richard Hancock has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of Latrobe City Council.