June 2019 - Archived News
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Applications Invited for 2019 Bass Coast Business Awards
Applications are now open for 2019 Bass Coast Business Awards.
Newborough Bulldogs Score Upgraded Lighting
Newborough Bulldogs gets a funding boost.
Intersection Upgrades on the Way
Road safety improvement for intersections in Inverloch and Corinella.
Community-Led Road Safety Initiatives Funded
VicRoads Community Road Safety Grants Program's 1.3 million fund for road safety awareness.
Applications Invited for Round 3 of Environmental Grants
Applications are now open for Round 3 of Environmental Grants.
Boosting Water Services with Bumper Package of Engineering Projects
$6.3 million engineering projects to safeguard and enhance water services.
Connecting Morwell with High-Speed Broadband
Access to high-speed broadband for Morwell.
Help Stop E-Waste Entering Landfill
E-waste banned from all Victorian landfills.
Food & Fibre Gippsland
We get your week underway with a snapshot of Food & Fibre industry news and activities across Gippsland, helping people and businesses to collaborate, innovate and engage.
Northe to Advocate for the Valley at Budget Time8 Jun 2019 (Saturday)
Russell Northe to ensure the Latrobe Valley region is not ignored when it comes to investment and new jobs for the region.
No Plan, No Money for Regional Victoria Under Labor
Premier blows the budget on metro projects, but no plans for Regional Victoria.
Daniel Andrews Cuts Support to Our Veterans
From $10.5 million to $7.7 million for Veterans.
Help To Grow Local Events
Bass Coast Shire Council meets up to create strategic plan to attract events to Bass Coast.
State Budget Reply Speech
State Budget Reply
Junior Landcare and Biodiversity Grants Now Open
Latest round of grant to protect the environment, now open.
Keeping Our Promises and Delivering for Gippsland
Promises turning to realities for Gippsland.
One of A Kind Destination
Helping Phillip Island and San Remo become a leading tourist destination worldwide.
Drought Relief Necessary in Latrobe – Northe
Appeal for support for farmers in drought conditions.
Road Upgrades Made Possible
Fixing country road funding
Country Racing Clubs Worse Off While Labor Plays Favourites
Andrews Government refused to boost support to smaller clubs.
Northe: Budget is a Mixed Bag for LV
Mixed bag budget: need for more worthy projects and organisations.
Minister, Labor’s Regional Cuts Are Nothing to be ‘Proud’ of
Minister was proud in cutting the Regional Growth Fund.
Country Passengers Left Behind Again by City-Centric Labor
Massive cuts to regional Victoria in State Budget.
Northe Puts Spotlight on Improved Local Health Services
Ambitious target to half the Victorian suicide rate by 2025.
Better Boating and Better Fishing for People in Eastern Victoria
$82.2 million investment for better boating and boost recreational fishing.
Labor isn’t Listening to Disability Sector’s Call for Change
Labor’s State Budget has no vision for disability sector.
Something Fishy About Labor’s Boating ‘Promise’16 Jun 2019 (Sunday)
Forgotten: Labor’s promise to Victoria’s boating and fishing community.
Lorraine Bartling OAM Scholarship Awarded
Lorraine Bartling OAM Scholarship in Nursing and or Social Work awarded to Rebecca Plozza.
Business Funding Boost
Government commits $50,000 to Latrobe City Council local business events program.
Eastern Victoria Locals Urged to Take Care on Quad Bikes
A renewed call for vigilance on and around all-terrain vehicles or quad bikes.
Letter to the Editor
Peter Walsh on State Budget
Northe Tables Hazelwood Pondage Petition
Northe highlighted massive support by community for the retention of Hazelwood Pondage.
Labor Forgets Victoria’s Most vulnerable
Government has forgotten the state’s most vulnerable.
VAGO Finds Mental Health System Failing Victorian Children
Mental health system in crisis yet reform is still far away.
Monday Night's Council Meeting Round-Up: 3 June
Below is a snapshot of some of the decisions made by Council at its Ordinary Meeting on Monday 3 June 2019.
Working Together After the Storm
Collaborative work to move forward after storm caused damage to the Club’s buildings at Cape Paterson.
Architects Appointed for Tafe Gippsland Redevelopment
Newly appointed architect to design the major redevelopment of its Morwell campus and the new Port of Sale campus.
Free Computers for a Worthy Cause23 Jun 2019 (Sunday)
23 Lenovo desktop computers give aways.
Drainage Works affecting Eastwood and Bullumwaal Roads at Wy Yung
Works to install some 400 metres of drainage continues.
Snake Sculpture Slithers into Inverloch
5,110 tiles makes a snake sculpture!
No Rates Relief for Farmers, but Doctors and Lawyers Get Drought Aid under Daniel Andrews
Relief for doctors and lawyers, none for farmers.
Labor Set To Hike Liquor Fees By 25 Per Cent
More expensive drink with 25 per cent hike in liquor licence.
Labor Not Putting Locals First
Rural and regional communities gets second place for project support.
Council Welcomes Location for Phillip Island Community Hospital30 Jun 2019 (Sunday)
Improved access to health services with Phillip Island Community Hospital.
Drugs Crisis Getting Worse, Not Better: ACIC
Victoria has the highest heroin use.
Annual Budget Adopted
Council adopts 2019/20 Annual Budget.
Labor’s Dud Ice Action Plan Failing to put A Lid on Drug Crimes
Community Ice Action grants axed.
Startup Gippsland Accelerator Program Leads Australia
Startup Gippsland program recognised as an outstanding success.
Worker Transfer Scheme to Continue
Worry on current employment status of Hazelwood Power Station and Carter Holt Harvey workers.
You’ve Got To Be In It To Win It!
2019 Bass Coast Business Awards still open for voting.
Planning for Recreation Upgrades
Upgrade plans to major recreation locations for the town.
Parliamentary Tributes for Local Achievers
Tribute to local recipients of recent Queens Birthday award.