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2 Jun 2013 (Sunday)

The VEET (Victorian Energy Efficiency Target) Scheme provides Gippland homes with FREE Energy Saving devices Through "Eco Energy Services" of Gippsland
The VEET (Victorian Energy Efficiency Target) Scheme provides Gippsland homes with FREE Energy Saving devices. All products are available to Gippsland householders and are provided free of any costs through "Eco Energy Services"

4 Jun 2013 (Tuesday)

Latrobe Crime Watch News Letter Latrobe Police Service Area May 2013
Coming Events, Firearm Licences, Littering, Police Life Magazine, Neighbourhood Watch Area Group Reports.

7 Jun 2013 (Friday)

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow Guarantees A Laugh
What’s the collective noun for a group of comedians? A chuckle? A giggle? A hoot? Who knows?

Reopening Of The Churchill Hotel
Member for Morwell Russell Northe is encouraging the local community to head down to the reopened Churchill Hotel for a meal or drink with family and friends.

Go Mental at the Latrobe Performing Arts Centre
Mental reunites the director of Muriel’s Wedding, PJ Hogan, and the multi-talented Toni Collette, in an original comedy with heart. The movie will screen at the Latrobe Performing Arts Centre in Traralgon on

Funding To Preserve War History In Boolarra And Traralgon
The War Memorials in Boolarra and Traralgon will share in more than $240,000 of Victorian Government Restoring Community War Memorial Grants recently announced by the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, Hugh Delahunty.

Council Adopts New Securing Our Future Document To Attract Jobs
Latrobe City Council has adopted Securing Our Future 2013: Government Investment Opportunities in Latrobe City. The document outlines key priorities for local projects that can create real and sustainable jobs

2013 Regional Achievement And Community Awards Kick Off In Morwell
The official launch of the 2013 Regional Achievement and Community Awards took place in Morwell yesterday.

Student Art Works On Display At Latrobe Performing Arts Centre
As part of the Latrobe Performing Arts Education Program the students of Flinders Christian Community College are holding an exhibition of their works at the Latrobe Performing Arts Centre.

Don’t forget the Valley
Latrobe City Council has expressed strong disappointment at the Federal Government’s recent decision to axe the $200 million Regional Structural Adjustment Assistance Package as part of recent budget cuts.

Council Report Outlines University Merger Activities
In response to the University of Ballarat and Monash University decision to proceed with a proposal to create an expanded, regionally-focused university, Latrobe City Council has reviewed its activities undertaken to date.

Natural Environment Sustainability Strategy Snapshot Adopted
Latrobe City Council adopted the annual Natural Environment Sustainability Strategy Snapshot Report 2013 at the Council meeting held on Monday 3 June.

Gippsland Logistics Precinct Remains A Viable Proposal
A Request for Proposal process was recently completed for development and operation of Latrobe City Council’s Gippsland Logistics Precinct (GLP).

13 Jun 2013 (Thursday)

Leisure Upgrades Deliver Quality Facilities
Latrobe City Council is continuing to deliver quality leisure facilities with the completion of a series of projects across the municipality over the 2012/13 year.

Help Your School Get Water Smart With Swep
Local schools have the opportunity to save water and money with the Victorian Government’s Schools Water Efficiency Program (SWEP).

Cowes Recycling Bank Opens
The Cowes Public Place Recycling Bank is now open for residents to drop off domestic recyclables.

Customer Service Is Moving!
Next time you drop into Bass Coast Shire Council’s Wonthaggi offices to speak with our helpful Customer Service staff, they may not be in their usual spot!

14 Jun 2013 (Friday)

Gippsland Arts Festival 2013: The Great Gippsland Gatescape
The Gippsland Arts Festival May 2013 has come to a close. The month long, annual festival has seen many creative happenings across the region, including art exhibitions, markets, workshops, performances,

Businesses - Have You Entered Yet?
The search is on again to find the best and most popular businesses in Bass Coast. Entries opened in May for the 2013 SuperPages Bass Coast Business and People’s Choice Awards.

18 Jun 2013 (Tuesday)

Sale Music Festival - Picnic On The Green
Is on again for 2014 Sale Botanic Gardens, LEAF Sunday March 9th 2014

Latrobe Valley To Flex Its Steel Manufacturing Muscles
The Victorian Coalition Government’s $1 billion Regional Growth Fund will help create a further ten new full-time manufacturing jobs in the Latrobe Valley.

Steeline Gippsland Expansion Funding Welcome News For The Valley
Local business Steeline Gippsland has received a funding injection from the Victorian Government Latrobe Valley Industry and Infrastructure Fund to expand its manufacturing capability.

New Bike Path To Connect Anderson And San Remo
Construction of a new shared bike path connecting Anderson and San Remo will begin in the second half of this year.

Community Grants Now Open
The 2013/14 Community Grants Program opens on Monday 1 July 2013 for community groups across Latrobe City.

19 Jun 2013 (Wednesday)

New Fire Service Property Levy To Come Into Effect From 1 July
From 1 July 2013 the Fire Service Levy that was previously charged as a component of your house and contents insurance, will become the Fire Service Property Levy and will be charged on your annual rate notice.

Here Comes The Wedding Party
Showing at the Latrobe Performing Arts Centre in Traralgon on Tuesday 23 July is the Australian movie The Wedding Party (MA15+).

Melbourne Ballet Dancing On Air At Latrobe Performing Arts Centre
The Melbourne Ballet Company is touring Victoria with their latest work On Air which comes to the Latrobe Performing Arts Centre in Traralgon on Wednesday 10 July from 8pm.

21 Jun 2013 (Friday)

Mwh Selected For Engineering Services
East Gippsland Water has selected MWH Australia to provide the bulk of its engineering services, commencing this coming spring.

Price Increases Kept To A Minimum
East Gippsland Water bills for the average residential customer are being capped close to the rate of inflation over the next five years, with an overall increase of 1.39 percent for the period.

Council Presents 2013/14 Budget
Balancing the demand for services and infrastructure and the community’s capacity to pay has been a key focus of the Bass Coast Shire Council’s 2013/14 Budget.

Grants To Support Ethnic Seniors In Morwell Electorate
Seniors from ethnic groups in the Morwell electorate will benefit from $9,000 of Victorian Coalition Government funding to assist their members participate more fully in the community and live active, healthy and

Community Satisfaction Shows Improvement
Bass Coast Shire Council results in the 2013 Community Satisfaction Survey show an improvement in three out of five measures compared to the 2012 results.

Ullathornes Road Closure
Ullathornes Road in Inverloch will be closed on Friday, 28 June and Monday, 1 July between 9.00am and 3.00pm.

Local Company Wins Innovation Grant
Member for Morwell Russell Northe today announced that Traralgon company Samaran International Pty Ltd have been awarded a Technology Development Voucher for $50,000 as part of the

24 Jun 2013 (Monday)

Neighbourhood Watch Latrobe Crimewatch News, Latrobe Police Service Area June 2013
Coming Events, Hot Spots, New Police Superintendant, Sexting, Scam Watch, Neighbourhood Watch Area Group Reports.

26 Jun 2013 (Wednesday)

Draft Budget Seals Funds For Roads And Footpaths Programs
The draft budget for 2013/14 includes funding for the continuation of the footpath replacement program, the roads rehabilitation program and the road reseals program, with a combined total commitment of

Coalition Delivers Funds For Country Hospitals
Victoria’s rural health services have been invited to apply for grants from the third release of the Victorian Coalition Government’s $56 million Rural Capital Support Fund.

Have Your Say - Inverloch Proposed Dog Off-Leash Areas
Bass Coast Shire Council is inviting all residents and rate payers to have their say regarding proposed off-leash areas for dogs in Inverloch.

New Members For Tourism Advisory Board
A new Tourism Advisory Board has been appointed with the aim of providing advice to council on policies and strategies furthering the development of tourism within Latrobe City.

Funds Continue For Libraries
Member for Morwell Russell Northe has welcomed the continuing support of the Victorian Government for our public library services.

2013-2014 Draft Budget Released For Public Comment
Latrobe City Council’s 2013-2014 draft budget has been released for comment. The budget has an increased capital works program whilst continuing to deliver quality services and programs.

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