March 2002 - Archived News
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Gaming Allegedly Creates Positive Effects For Gippsland
Outrage arose with the release of a controversial report stating that gaming is of benefit to the community
Celebration of Multimedia In Gippsland5 Mar 2002 (Tuesday)
Gippslanders set to illustrate their talent at acclaimed IT festival
Pound For Pound, Registration's Best
27 dog owners were made very happy when reunited with their pets
Road Safety Workshops Attract 120 Residents7 Mar 2002 (Thursday)
Road safety issues important in the Bass Coast area are brought to attention
March Newsletter (NHW59)13 Mar 2002 (Wednesday)
Home Security, Mark It In March, Police Concert, Community Concern, Hot Phones,
Police Crime Statistics.
Top 5 Gippsland Website Nominees Announced
The Gippsland Portal unveils the top 12 Gippsland websites. Tell us your favourite!
Sewer Manhole Inspections Reveal Dangerous Playgrounds14 Mar 2002 (Thursday)
Warnings are issued to children and parents
Yinnar Bridge Gets Re-Vamped
Bridge comes down, bridge going up
Work in Sister City
Opportunity to work in Latrobe’s Sister City
Young Musos Wanted
Young musos wanted for Latrobe City Band
Surplus Land Process
Calls for expressions of interest for surplus land
City reviews point to a bright future
New Corporate Headquarters
Latrobe Council to proceed with $8 million headquarters in Morwell
Chickens, Eggs and Australia's Online Advertising Industry
Four of Australia's largest online publishers today released findings of a joint-commissioned study into the effects and drivers of online advertising in Australia. Now they are calling on the advertising agencies to recommend the Internet more.
MAV Membership Consideration
Finalisation of legal case leaves way open for Latrobe City to rejoin MAV
Seniors Festival15 Mar 2002 (Friday)
Victorian Seniors Festival 2002
Want to know how to build a website? 19 Mar 2002 (Tuesday)
Read our guide and find out how!
Do Red Heads Have More Fun?
Hair raising... the quest to raise funds to help find a cure for Leukaemia
Waratah Restaurant Open
Everyone is invited to come along for a dining experience like no other
Historic Trestle Bridge gains $62,000 heritage funding
The historic rail bridge at Nowa Nowa - one of the highest of its type in Australia - will get $62,000 from the State Government's Public Heritage Program.
Education Award for Fashion Teacher
The award was given to Mrs Medew in recognition of her valued contribution to the quality of education in the Gippsland region
Heritage funding for Buchan Butter Factory
The Buchan Butter Factory will get $27,000 from the State Government's Public Heritage Program.
Sale-Maffra Cricket Association Grand Finals
Grand Finals to be held 23rd & 24th March 2002
Vote On Gippsland’s Number One Website
Select the best website for For Autumn 2002
New Search Feature For The Gippsland Portal21 Mar 2002 (Thursday)
Keep an eye out for Gippsland's virtual spider...
Older But No Wiser!
A S.M.A.R.T. Training media release
Dog Attack and Dog Rushing – Offenders Prosecuted22 Mar 2002 (Friday)
East Gippsland dog owners are urged to take their responsibility as a pet owner seriously, following the recent convictions handed out to a number of dog owners at the Bairnsdale Magistrates Court.
Bass Coast Seniors "Live It Up!"
Both the film festival and concert were a huge success
Honours for GippsTAFE Teacher
GippsTAFE teacher Janet Needham recently received a prestigious award
Call for removal of stamp duty on public liability insurance premiums
The Member for Gippsland East, Craig Ingram, has asked the Treasurer, John Brumby, to remove State Government stamp duty on public liability insurance premiums.
Gippsland Business Awards Finalists26 Mar 2002 (Tuesday)
Nominations have closed and finalists have been chosen for the 6th Annual Federation Health Gippsland Business Awards.
Pacers Win At First Home Game
The Pacers defeat long time rivals Diamond Valley
Yinnar benefits from public Internet project
A project to provide public Internet access in rural communities was recently launched in Latrobe City
Latrobe City Council funds additional preschool assistants
More than 270 preschool children across the municipality are benefiting from the additional assistants
Visit Gippsland's First Virtual Library
Cruise the shelves of East Gippsland's libraries without leaving your home or office
Meningococcal vaccines available at Council immunisation sessions27 Mar 2002 (Wednesday)
‘Meningitec’ will be available at Latrobe City Council from April 2002
Masters of Education
GippsTAFE teachers recieve recognition
South Gippsland Business Awards Finalists
Four businesses in South Gippsland have been chosen as finalists
Learn Office Administration
GippsTAFE offer great enhancement courses after Easter
Tennis Victoria Region 13 Grand Final
Sale Hurricanes scrap past Maffra Magic
Bring Your Business Into The 21st Century28 Mar 2002 (Thursday)
Enrol in a free GCT seminar today!
Council To Purchase Moe Child Care Facility
The future of Council child care in Moe and Newborough has been assured
Easter Buns For Meals On Wheels
Special Easter delivery to light up the holidays
New Youth Development Initiatives
New initiatives set to further young people’s development in Gippsland
Council Calls For Tidy Towns Nominations
The 2002 Tidy Towns competition brings nominations for Gippsland towns
Indigenous Traineeships At Council
Five indigenous people have begun new traineeships with Latrobe City
Expo Sales From Halls Under Review
Defence for the decision to review policies on the sale of goods from Council premises
Crowning Achievement For Local Silversmith
Local, award-winning silversmith Rodney Hammond produces Federation Globe
Exciting Launch For Gippsland Winery
A must-see for all wine-lovers