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1 May 2001 (Tuesday)

Test yourself!
Check out Queendom.com - the website built to test your intelligence

Miners win the opening Battle
The Morwell Miners earned the first Premiership points with a tough and thrilling 32-24 win over the never say die East Gippsland Brumbies.

Choice… Have you made yours?
A website for consumers - learn your rights

SparkNotes.com
Your online academic guide

2 May 2001 (Wednesday)

Takasago bound group meets for first time
Takasago bound students and their accompanying adult leaders have met together for the first time

Round 3 Action: Latrobe Valley Baseball Association
Latrobe Valley Baseball Association Round 3 Results

StreetLife Small Business Education Packs now being delivered
Latrobe StreetLife Small Business Education Packs are currently being delivered to businesses across Latrobe City

Moran Portraiture Prize Exhibition returns next week
The Moran Portraiture Prize Exhibition returns to Kernot Hall Friday 11 May for a sixteen day season.

Latrobe’s New Energy float to feature in Sunday’s Federation Parade
Latrobe City’s highly imaginative and creative float based on the Latrobe. A New Energy theme, will draw the attention of tens of thousands of spectators

Council welcomes Right To Farm response
Latrobe City Council has welcomed initial State Government response to a report prepared by the ‘Right To Farm’ Working Group

Government process to determine Hazardous Waste Facility sites
Gippsland Water is currently upgrading its existing hazardous waste facility at Dutson Downs to improve operational and environmental performance.

3 May 2001 (Thursday)

Nitpicking fun
Are you a nitpicker from way back? This website is for you!

WhatIs...?
Looking for a technological explanation?

YourTV
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Kraft grow online
In a show of promotional wizardry, Kraft make more than cheese

4 May 2001 (Friday)

Level of expectation on Government delivery
Latrobe City Council remains confident that strong initiatives will be undertaken by the State Government to provide assistance to the Latrobe Valley.

Local employment must benefit from power station construction, says Mayor
Latrobe City Mayor has called on Edison Mission Energy to maximise opportunities for local employment on the project.

7 May 2001 (Monday)

Positive outcome from Traralgon Bypass workshop
Council, business, farming and community representatives attended a VicRoads workshop dealing with the proposed Traralgon Bypass alignment.

Digital art exhibition to feature at Council’s Citizen Service Centres
The first of a series of computer generated art works has gone on display at the Latrobe City Citizen Service Centre in Traralgon

Record number of nasties handed in at household chemical collection
Forty-four kilograms of organochlorine pesticides such as DDT and Dieldrin, and 4.5 kilograms of arsenic were among the 6.2 tonnes of chemical nasties handed in at Saturday’s household chemical collection.

8 May 2001 (Tuesday)

Brumbies & Panthers take the Spoils
Round 2 of Gippsland Rugby League was played at Gaskin Park Churchill last Sunday, in front of a solid crowd

Crazy Images
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Visually Spectacular
Websites that make you go "wow"

Hot Concerts
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Local Florist launches on-line store
Morwell Florist and Messenger Media have teamed up to get a local florist online. Together, they are proud to launch a great new e-commerce website www.morwellflorist.com.au launch.

Mothers Day
Send your Mum an e-card!

9 May 2001 (Wednesday)

Taskforce report welcomed by Council
News that the State Government LV Taskforce has completed its report and forwarded it to the Premier has been welcomed by Latrobe City Mayor

Round Four Action: Latrobe Valley Baseball Association
Latrobe Valley Baseball Association Round 4 results

10 May 2001 (Thursday)

Open Diary
An online diary entry community that tells all!

Total Effects
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News of the Weird
Strange but true - the world's weirdest news

How Stuff Works
The website with all of the answers

11 May 2001 (Friday)

Concrete solution applied to Moe’s hole in the ground
Moe’s notorious Bristol Street holes have been permanently plugged.

Consultative meetings to discuss residential and school zone speeds
A series of four public meetings have been called by Latrobe City Council to enable the community to provide input into appropriate speed limits.

12 May 2001 (Saturday)

Traralgon School children arrive at Gippsland Heritage Park
Traralgon School children spent the day investigating the Gippsland Heritage Park

14 May 2001 (Monday)

Panthers are again the Yardstick!
Round 3 of Gippsland Rugby League

PCs for Kids project being considered by Council
Families in receipt of the Education Maintenance Allowance may be able to purchase an Internet ready PC for as little as $250 from Latrobe City

15 May 2001 (Tuesday)

Local radioactive waste - the inside story
Could the community be in danger?

Create a cone
The ice-cream you can't lick!

Big Brother
Ever get the feeling that someone is watching you?

Room For Improvement
A renovator's delight...

Tyers Hall refurbishment celebrated
The $100,000 refurbishment of the Tyers Public Hall has been completed

16 May 2001 (Wednesday)

Tobacco retailers caught selling smokes to kids
Twenty percent of surveyed tobacco outlets in Latrobe City were caught selling tobacco to young people aged between fourteen and sixteen

Flowers and cabbages featuring at our roundabouts
The first blooms from Latrobe City’s Autumn parks and gardens plantings are adding a touch of colour to streetscapes

Trains welcomed – next stop Standard Gauge
Gippsland Local Government Network Chairperson said the return of passenger trains to Bairnsdale and Leongatha was a win for the whole of Gippsland

17 May 2001 (Thursday)

M&Ms run loose on the web
Melts in your mouth, not in your hand

New Gippsland cheese book looks almost good enough to eat
Gippsland’s Master Cheese Makers are featured in a new, high quality publication

More Gold for Bows
Bows Natural Ice Cream won the esteemed 2001 Product Makers Award

Blibs galore
Read and submit your stories for the world to see

Mighty big TV
Tune in to this box

18 May 2001 (Friday)

Redsox Victors In Grand Final Re-Match
The Edison Mission Energy Latrobe Valley Baseball Association season continued last Sunday with round five games.

Council and Coronet Bay Community Working Together
Bass Coast Shire Council has prepared a submission requesting $200,000 of State Government assistance

21 May 2001 (Monday)

Dancers return to Pacers Games
Latrobe City Pacers will welcome Dance Limits to its home game this Saturday (26/5/2001) when it takes on Waverley Falcons at the Moe Newbourogh Sports Centre

Latrobe City Pacers Launch Schools Program
On Friday the 25th of May the Latrobe City Pacers will launch the Hazelwood Power Schools Basketball program at Tobruk Street Primary School.

Pram bays for Morwell and Moe get the nod
Special pram parking bays are to be created in the Morwell and Moe CBD

Chainsaw Specials
Largest range of CHAINSAWS in MOE !!!!

Urban design seminar addressed by Latrobe
The Morwell CBD Redevelopment Plan was the subject of a presentation made by David Powell.

Assurances on replacement prison for Won Wron needed now
GLGN Chairperson has called on the State Government to provide a clear indication that the replacement for Won Wron Prison will be built in the Yarram area

Councils Welcome Budget Outcomes
Councillor Tony Hanning, said today that the Network generally supported the outcomes of the State Budget

Phillip Island Greencorps Team Graduates
The graduation of the Phillip Island Green Corps team was celebrated recently in a ceremony attended by Bass Coast Shire Councilors

22 May 2001 (Tuesday)

Sing a song of sixpence...
Visit SongFile.com - and learn those tongue twisting verses by heart

Brumbies too good at Home!
Round 4 of Gippsland Rugby League was played at Paynesville last Sunday, and in front of a vocal home crowd, the East Gippsland Brumbies outclassed the Morwell Miners in an epic battle

Local business gets online!
Once again the locals give world-wide business a run for its money

If they mated...
Have a look at what can happen when celebrities have children

Redsox Streak at Four
Round 6 Baseball Action

23 May 2001 (Wednesday)

Hound Dogs go down 8-3 in darts
A brilliant solo performance by Noel Browne couldn't prevent the Greyhound club going down

24 May 2001 (Thursday)

The clock of death
How long do you have left?

Urban Legend
The truth behind the tale

Tania's Deli - a local e-business success story
Want to know how Gippsland is getting on-line? Read on!

Love music?
Get online and support your favourite artists to win awesome prizes!

Optical Illusion...
Prepare to defy reason!

25 May 2001 (Friday)

Council's Aged and Disability Team are Winners again
Council’s Aged and Disability Services Team is a finalist in the Community Services and Health Industry Training Board Awards for 2001.

Laying Down the GATT
Motorists are in for a smoother ride thanks to an innovative new seal for unsealed roads that is currently being trialled by Bass Coast Shire Council

Council blitz on No Standing zones near schools
Drivers disregarding ‘No Standing’ signs in the vicinity of schools are being targeted by Council’s Local Laws Officers

Caring for the Community
1,300 Bass Coast Shire residents currently benefit from the range of HACC services provided by Council.

27 May 2001 (Sunday)

Gippsland Heritage Park Ceramic Group.
Group commended by School Children

28 May 2001 (Monday)

Crinigan Road Bushland benefits from CJP project
A boundary fence in the Crinigan Road Bushland Reserve is one of the first initiatives being taken to protect and enhance the reserve for the Latrobe community.

Preschool open days to start 2002 preschool enrolment campaign
Latrobe City’s twenty-four preschools will open their doors to parents of preschool age children

Bridge gets new Lease on Life
Bass Coast Shire Council is upgrading the timber bridge that spans Lance Creek

29 May 2001 (Tuesday)

A Week is a long time in Rugby
Round 5 of Gippsland Rugby League was played at Mobil Park last Sunday in near perfect conditions, after 4 Rounds the Panthers were in cruise control and Churchill were dead set certainties to miss the finals

Round 7 Baseball: Dodgers and Rangers in Thriller.
The action continued last Sunday in the Edison Mission Energy Latrobe Valley Baseball Association with round seven games.

Safety audits to reduce opportunities for crime
Retail precincts in Moe, Morwell and Traralgon will be the subject of a Community Safety Audit

30 May 2001 (Wednesday)

Gravel road sealing discussion deferred
Council discussion on priorities and options for sealing gravel roads in Latrobe City has been deferred to the July Council Meeting

Recall of Cadbury's Hazel Nut Chocolate Bars
Latrobe City Council Health Services has been notified by Food Safety Victoria of a food recall.

31 May 2001 (Thursday)

C3 hit the stage online
Local punk act Channel 3 show their stuff to the world

A puzzling website...
"I know the pieces fit cause i watched them fall away..." - Maynard James Keenan

E-mail for work
The new wave in the search for employment

Virtual postcards
Print them out and pin them up!

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