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1 Jun 2001 (Friday)

SMS - the advertisers new best friend
Read on to find out why

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

Big Celebrities
The database for the fan inclined

Local Laws Officers Educate about Responsible Pet Ownership
Fifteen local people from three community groups recently enjoyed a tour of the Bass Coast Animal Shelter

4 Jun 2001 (Monday)

Phillip Island's New Waste Transfer Station
Phillip Island residents and visitors will benefit from a modern waste transfer station on the Island

Press Release
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

5 Jun 2001 (Tuesday)

Become a giggle gertie
Learn to be yourself!

Close Starts – Big Finishes
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

6 Jun 2001 (Wednesday)

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 report
Latrobe City Council has deferred the formal preparation and adoption process for the 2001/2002 budget

7 Jun 2001 (Thursday)

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 care
“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.

8 Jun 2001 (Friday)

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 Discontinued
Bass Coast Shire Council voted to discontinue the Economic Development Special Rate Scheme

12 Jun 2001 (Tuesday)

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.

Crime Stoppers
How you can be a crime stopper

Sending Fun
A wicked source of fun

Hero Machine
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 X
Xtreme action online

13 Jun 2001 (Wednesday)

Cyber Café visit fuels ideas for Youth Action Centres
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

14 Jun 2001 (Thursday)

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 wins the Golden Web Award!
From rags to riches...

One Dead Seagull
The book launch of the year - and you're invited!

18 Jun 2001 (Monday)

Miners “fall” into Top Spot !!
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.

19 Jun 2001 (Tuesday)

Get into free music online!

Driving Skills
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 Number
Prank call comedy

20 Jun 2001 (Wednesday)

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 volunteers
Community and volunteer organisations are being invited to apply to Latrobe City Council for Certificates of Appreciation

21 Jun 2001 (Thursday)

Wacky Newz
The bold and the not-so-beautiful stories

Beyond 2000
A window into tomorrow

The Funny Farm
A great webpage for the giggle inclined

22 Jun 2001 (Friday)

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 meeting
Strong community support for school based speed zones has emerged

26 Jun 2001 (Tuesday)

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

Myer Direct
The best products - direct to your door

Latrobe Valley Baseball Association
Under 16’s Finish Third in Championships.

29 Jun 2001 (Friday)

Virtual Kiss
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.

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