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1 Mar 2001 (Thursday)

Gippsland Lakes blue-green algal blooms confirmed
Testing and analysis will aid in recovery

Jumping On The Newly-Sized Online Advertising Bandwagon
New ideas for a growing media

Banner Ad Extravaganza
Thoughts on the latest addition to the Gippslander

Vic dairy industry restructure forecasted
Dramatic changes on the calendar

5 Mar 2001 (Monday)

Free Centenary of Federation concert on Saturday
A Federation Folkloric concert celebrating the Centenary of Federation will be held this Saturday

‘Senior Citizen of the Year’ nominations close next Wednesday
Latrobe City has extended the call for nominations for its ‘Senior Citizen of the Year’ award until next Wednesday

Franklin Street footpath on Council's agenda
Latrobe City Council has responded to community concern about the provision of a footpath

Latrobe wins Telstra Call Centre - 300 plus jobs
A jubilant Latrobe City Mayor, Cr Tony Hanning, today announced that Latrobe has been selected

The China Desk Welcomes You
Did you know that GDL has a dedicated China Desk to pursue and facilitate trade and economic development with PRC and in support of sister city rerlationships.

New Animal Impounding Facility opened
New animal impounding facility to house impounded animals.

6 Mar 2001 (Tuesday)

Body found in ruins of Loch Sport house
Surprise in the line of fire

RACV doesn't expect large falls in petrol prices
It seems 90 cents may be the minimum

Rotten Tomatoes
Review your movie

7 Mar 2001 (Wednesday)

Council opposes Basslink – Government Inquiry called for
State Government to conduct an independent Inquiry into all aspects of the Basslink proposal

9 Mar 2001 (Friday)

Still Time To Help Plan Your Library
Bass Coast Shire Council has extended the closing date for applications from people keen to serve on the Advisory Committee for the Shire’s new principal library.

13 Mar 2001 (Tuesday)

Chocolate coated
Perhaps a peppermint pillow, or a delicious doona...

CFA warns of deadlocks in house fires
The old wives tale comes back to haunt

Blue green algae rocks Gippsland Lakes
Be warned, it could be poisonous!

14 Mar 2001 (Wednesday)

New name to go with new pool
‘Moe Indoor Recreation Centre’ will change to the ‘Moe Newborough Sports Centre’.

Outdoor pools to have extended season
Latrobe City’s three outdoor pools will remain open throughout March.

Recall of ‘Canned Tuna With Satay Sauce’
Latrobe City Council Health Services notified by Food Safety Victoria of a food recall for ‘Canned Tuna With Satay Sauce’.

15 Mar 2001 (Thursday)

Workshop decides on Latrobe’s issues for women
Issues identified at recent Women’s Petition workshop forwarded to the ‘Women Shaping the Nation’ steering committee.

Foot-and-mouth unlikely to benefit Australian dairy farmers
An unfortunate story with no upside

Latrobe Fibromyalgia Support Group get online!
A great new website taking steps in building a valuable support network

End of Stage-one of Gallery redevelopment acclaimed
The conclusion of work celebrated with unveiling of a ceremonial plaque, the Honourable Peter Mc Gauran.

Bat relocation axed over community protests
Where to go from here?

20 Mar 2001 (Tuesday)

Mayor updates Morwell meeting on CBD developments
Latrobe City Mayor, Councillor Tony Hanning fielded a list of achievements in the Morwell CBD

Stage-two commences on state-of-the-art Gallery
A commemorative ceremony was held today to mark the start of stage-two of the Latrobe Regional Gallery redevelopment.

Successful prosecution of negligent sheep owners
A successful prosecution has resulted in fines being imposed on two men

Time-capsule marks stage-two of Gallery redevelopment
History was repeated today in Morwell, when a time-capsule was secreted behind a specially designed seat

VAMP
Manipulate your ware

21 Mar 2001 (Wednesday)

Latrobe’s Senior Citizen of the Year Award presented
Latrobe City’s Senior Citizen of the Year award presented to Mary Gilmour of Traralgon.

Communities asked to have a say in their town’s future
Latrobe StreetLife is currently conducting extensive community consultation through Township Development Program

A great year for Latrobe says former Mayor
Councillor Brendan Jenkins was elected Latrobe City Mayor for the next twelve months

Gippsland Local Government Network
Gippsland Local Government Network makes submission to Federal Committee on Service Delivery

22 Mar 2001 (Thursday)

Koan - better than ice cream
Looking for a unique way to spice up your website? Make it LOUD!

23 Mar 2001 (Friday)

Mega Sale to celebrate opening of Pool
Moe Newborough Sports Centre holding Mega Sale this Wednesday.

Moe Roundabout to feature as key gateway to Walhalla and mountains
Moore Street / Old Sale Road junction to be highlighted as key entry point to Walhalla and Mountain Rivers Region.

Rutherglen Road streetscaping work underway
Rutherglen Road Newborough a hive of activity as Newborough Village streetscaping work builds.

Call for volunteers for Meals on Wheels
Latrobe City seeking volunteers for Meals on Wheels program in Traralgon and Morwell.

New adult day activity centre opens
New Adult Day Activity Support Service Day Centre for frail and aged residents in Traralgon area.

Latrobe Businesses shine in Tourism Awards
Phillip Island and Gippsland Discovery Tourism Awards claimed a resounding success.

26 Mar 2001 (Monday)

Executive Director appointed to Gippsland Local Government Network
GLGN appointed Executive Director to take grouping of Gippsland Councils to next level of regional coordination.

27 Mar 2001 (Tuesday)

PajerGallery 3D
Hang you gallery inside your screen...

The ultimate digital imaging guide
All you need to know about diving into digital photography

Rock the Valley
Come and see some of Victoria's best musical talent

28 Mar 2001 (Wednesday)

Eva West Memorial Scholarship Award presented
The Latrobe City Trust has awarded the 2001 Eva West Memorial Scholarship

Husqvarna comes to Moe
George's Mowers in Moe is your new Husqvarna Dealer, new stock in store now!

Council to present free e-marketing session for local businesses
Latrobe City Council is presenting a free information session on e-marketing

Women’s petition now available for signing
The 2001 Women’s Petition is now available for signing throughout Victoria

30 Mar 2001 (Friday)

MagicTalk Voice Gateway
Direct your programs with a comforting tone, grumble or scream!

PC Review: HandyHTML
A great new program that makes everything a breeze

Microsoft's explosive wireless vision
Set to take the world by storm

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