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4 Jun 2002 (Tuesday)

Health and Safety Week
All demonstrations in Health and Safety Week are free, and everyone is invited to attend

Council Continues To Improve Access For All Residents And Visitors
By raising people’s awareness, the community can break down the handicapping barriers

Basslink campaigners attend Environment Assessment Workshop
Yesterday afternoon (Wed 5th June) Basslink campaigners attended the Environment Assessment Review Workshop in Traralgon

Problem Gambling Education Kit For Schools Launched
Informing kids so that they can make their own decisions, making them aware of their own health and welfare

2001 George Bates Award
Joanna Panayiotou was presented with the 2001 George Bates Award

Candybell make a splash on Burke's Backyard
Gippsland's latest e-commerce success

Morwell CBD Revitalisation Begins This Weekend
Motorists advised to use alternative routes where possible while works are underway

GippsTAFE Graduation
More than 150 people celebrated when they graduated from GippsTAFE this month

Victorian Learning and Employment Skills Commission Achievement Award
Jill Wyers was presented with the Victorian Learning and Employment Skills Award

Get the gen on gene technology
Wellington’s residents can glean the latest information on biotechnology from a panel of experts at a community forum next week.

2001 Outstanding Graduate
Outstanding TAFE students recognised with a series of special awards

2001 Outstanding Institute Apprentice
Local hairdresser Bianca Appleton was presented with the 2001 Outstanding Institute Apprentice Award

5 Jun 2002 (Wednesday)

Wind Farming Ruffles Feathers
The turbines of Toora are powering controversy...

6 Jun 2002 (Thursday)

Lose Control at Inferno with Grinspoon
Grinspoon, Australias loudest and proudest live act, come to Traralgon in July.

Yinnar bridge opens for business
Yinnar’s new bridge across Middle Creek on Yinnar Road was opened to traffic at noon on Monday

June Newsletter NHW area LTB1 Bridle Estate (NHW62)
NHW in Victoria, Police Band Concert, NHW at work, Latrobe City Council Community Township Meeting, Crime Statistics, Homw Security Tip.

Safety program can help small business
Latrobe City, in collaboration with the Victorian WorkCover Authority has developed and implemented a safety program for small businesses in the region

7 Jun 2002 (Friday)

City of Sale community meeting
Wellington Council’s popular community meetings are coming to Sale

Safe Cycling in built up areas
Wellington Council is supporting pedal power

10 Jun 2002 (Monday)

Community Debate - Star Wars II, Attack Of The Clones
What do Star Wars II and two teams of top debaters have in common? Find out!

"Give Peace a Chance" Celebration 2002
GippsTAFE’s Music Academy students to perform at ceremony

Karma Push Set To Ignite The Underage Scene
Great live music from local up-and-coming artists at the end of June

E-Wheels for Wellington Council Internet Service
$10,264 in funding to install an Internet service to its mobile library

11 Jun 2002 (Tuesday)

550 Local Students Participate In World Environment Day
Environmental Alliance helped hundreds of local students learn about local efforts to help the environment

Henry Bosch Workshop
New workshop - "Directors Roles and Responsibilities" featuring Henry Bosch

Wellington Shire Website Has Great New Online Feature
The ability to feature Gippsland Portal news online is now available to any Gippsland website

Community Groups Asked About Insurance
Community groups asked about the impact of insurance premium increases

E-Commerce Is On The Rise
Latest report indicates sales are on the up

Cool IT Opens Shop Online
Simply click to purchase the latest IT products online

12 Jun 2002 (Wednesday)

Free E-Commerce Roadshows
Free workshop for micro business owners

13 Jun 2002 (Thursday)

"Chroming" Campaign Misses The Mark
Restricting the sale of solvents is only a band-aid approach to the real issue

14 Jun 2002 (Friday)

Councillor Gordon Cameron – Tribute By Wellington Mayor Malcolm Hole
Councillor Gordon Cameron passed away peacefully at home, Thursday June 13th

Soft Play Centre Opens
Come along to the free community morning

18 Jun 2002 (Tuesday)

Wellington Shire Council By-election
Council has no option under the Local Government Act but to hold a by election

"Look around – Not down" says Streets of Harmony
Shire's young people explore their artistic talents to create a logo for the Streets of Harmony project

Country Will Be Hardest Hit
Liability of road authorities for damages incurred by road users may cause problems

All Eyes Focused On Council Webcast
Wellington to play significant role in National Local Government Online Conference

Pressure Remains On Won Wron
Mayor and Council CEO to press the case for the retention of Won Wron Prison

Build Your Business With E-Commerce
Don't miss the FREE e-commerce roadshow!

Water Resources Review Welcomed
The Government’s decision is welcome news

Women In Business The Focus Of New Streetlife Program
Encouraging greater business-to-business networking within regions

Search Gippsland
Try the new Gippsland specific new search engine

Out Now In Film - Life As A House
Bring a box of tissues if you are the tear-jerker type – you’ll need them

20 Jun 2002 (Thursday)

Scooby Doo - Where Are You!
Certified not worth its weight in Scooby Snacks

21 Jun 2002 (Friday)

Rural Australians for Refugees, Paynesville
A group of people met today, Friday 21st June, 2002 at St. Peter's by the Lake, Anglican Church in Paynesville and decided to form a Paynesville Branch of Rural Australians for Refugees.

24 Jun 2002 (Monday)

Raymond Island Ferry Toll
Residents group joins Craig Ingram MP to fight Ferry Toll

Minister for Tourism visits Wellington Shire
Pioneer Trails at Balook

25 Jun 2002 (Tuesday)

Bass Coast Is Growing!
Provisions need to provide an appropriate infrastructure while preserving the beauty of the area

A Walk To Remember - A Movie To Forget
Mandy Moore teaches that abstinence can make the heart grow fonder

GippsTAFE Army Training
The Korumburra Army Depot takes Dogging course

Find Out More And Make A Submission
Phillip Island and San Remo design framework project

Ingram Stands-Up For Gippsland On Firewood Issue
Firewood is considered an essential service for Gippslanders

9 Found Guilty Of New Year’s Eve Infringements
Mayor very pleased with community response on enforcement of local laws during New Years Eve

Record Attendance At E-Commerce Roadshow
Small businesses in the Latrobe region are receptive to opportunities which support improvement and business growth

Celebrate And Participate In Wonthaggi
An exhibition that showcases the work of local volunteers

"Rug Up And Read"
Children across Wellington can curl up with some great books on cold evenings

Stratford To Host Victorian Bush Poetry Championships
Gippsland Bush Poets make an exciting announcement

GippsTAFE Attends World Food Expo
Hospitality Coordinator represents GippsTAFE in cooking Gippsland produce

International Computer Drivers Licence
Accreditation recognised in other countries, making employment overseas easier

GippsTAFE Interactive CD Rom
New interactive CD has already proved a hit with Gippsland students

26 Jun 2002 (Wednesday)

Refugees May Reside In Gippsland
Possible plans in the works for Latrobe to become a Welcome Town

Gippsland Art Gallery Views Its Audience
Investigating the art of providing something of interest for everyone

28 Jun 2002 (Friday)

Ingram welcomes final sign-off on Snowy flows
The Member for Gippsland East, has welcomed news that the legal and political requirements to restore flows to the Snowy River are finally in place

Full-time service for Wellington Mobile Library
Wellington Council will provide a full-time mobile library service across the Shire

30 Jun 2002 (Sunday)

Ingram says Parliament should be recalled to fix insurance crisis
The Member for Gippsland East, today called for an emergency session of the Victorian Parliament to deal with the public and professional liability insurance crisis

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