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1 Nov 2001 (Thursday)

Don’t Get Caught In The Smoke
The Department of Human Services is running information sessions for tobacco retailers during November.

Council Wins Fire Awareness Award
Bass Coast Shire Council has won the Government Category of the 2001 Fire Awareness Community Service awards.

Village Morwell - Mid Valley (01/11/01 - 08/11/01)
A list of this weeks movie times (01/11/01 - 08/11/01)

Help Guide Guide Park
The Guide Park Community Steering Committee has developed a Concept Plan for the redevelopment of Wonthaggi’s Guide Park and is currently seeking your comments.

Give Your Business A Health Check - Enter The Regional Tourism Awards
Phillip Island and Gippsland Discovery have called for entries for 2002 Regional Tourism Awards, and Bass Coast Shire Council strongly encourages local operators to enter.

2 Nov 2001 (Friday)

Funding provided for LISC
The Latrobe Information and Support Centre (LISC) has been provided with further funding

Federation Health supports
Local backing promotes the Portal

Surprise benefits for the Wine Association
Members of the Wine Association come together through the Internet

Great feedback for
User views give insight into

Verdi’s Il Trovatore opera to feature in Latrobe
In a first for the region, fresh from the Melbourne Opera Season, Verdi’s Il Trovatore will be performed live at the Latrobe Regional Performing Arts Centre

Sage Computer Support back
Local backing promotes the Portal

Gippsland schools compete in regional Bike Ed Challenge finals
Twelve schools competed in the Gippsland Municipal Challenge finals at the Hazelwood Power Children’s Traffic School in Morwell

Gippsland's Mayors support
Local backing promotes the Portal

Nominations sought for Community Awards
Nominations are being sought from Latrobe citizens for Latrobe City’s Community Awards for 2002

3 Nov 2001 (Saturday)

Leads Centre Expo
We will be showing our products including the 4 indians, at the Leads Centre Newborough on 17th November, the entrance is free and there are lots to see in addition to my items. Come along and support your local people.

New Members wanted.
for $5.00 per session which includes paint and brushes loaned plus cost of item to be made, one can have a beautiful item ready for Xmas. Come and join us it is fun and relaxing.

Birthday Outing
We will be going to DRACULARS, for our second year anniversary and 40 members will be traveling to Melbourne by coach which leaves at 4.30 pm on the Friday 23rd November, 2001. " Happy Birthday Group"

4 Nov 2001 (Sunday)


6 Nov 2001 (Tuesday) praises the Gippsland Wine Region
Internet technology sells tourism for Gippsland

Great feedback for
News from the user-base gives useful insight to the website

Gippsland Deveopment Ltd. launches a weekly e-newsletter
Great success in e-mail newsletter format

7 Nov 2001 (Wednesday)

Responsible Dog Ownership? Find out more and have your say
Bass Coast Shire Council’s Dogs Policy Reference group invites all residents, ratepayers and visitors to attend responsible dog ownership community workshops

Rural Transaction Centre for Grantville?
More than 40 members of the local community attended a meeting in Grantville on Thursday evening

8 Nov 2001 (Thursday) - Where Are We Now?
An update on progress

Incentive to smile
Read about a few twisted crooks that got more than they bargained for

9 Nov 2001 (Friday)

Support for a united Latrobe City at Council Meeting
Latrobe City Council at Monday’s Council Meeting unanimously rejected a series of motions on a petition sponsored by the Traralgon Action Group

13 Nov 2001 (Tuesday)

Buying a business
An article to hand you the key of knowledge.

Bairnsdale Blue Light Disco Gets Online
Promoting safe entertainment to the world

The Internet Archive
The ultimate resource of online information

Traralgon's 3-hour Power Sale!
Come along for a great bargain!

15 Nov 2001 (Thursday)

Ink Link
Riotous, addictive multiplayer fun

Student Visit To Takasago Postponed Not Cancelled
Latrobe City Mayor Cr Brendan Jenkins today clarified arrangements for the 2001 student visit to Takasago City, following some reports stating the visit had been cancelled.

Macalister Dairy Industry joins the Tourism Circuit
International backpackers to vistit Robotic Dairy at Winnindoo.

Latrobe’s Safety Program In Demand In Queensland
Latrobe City Community Safety Planner, Henk Harberts, has addressed a combined senior management meeting of the Queensland Department of Emergency Services on community safety promotion issues in Latrobe City.

Community Group Marketing Manual Authors Graduate
Participants in Latrobe City Council’s latest Community Jobs Program (CJP) project have been presented with graduation certificates following sixteen weeks of work on Latrobe City’s new ‘Community Group Marketing Manual’.

Village Morwell - Mid Valley (15/11/01 - 22/11/01)
A list of this weeks movie times (15/11/01 - 22/11/01)

Public Involvement In Best Value Consultation Sought
Latrobe City Council is encouraging citizen involvement in consultation that focuses on a Best Value review of Council’s Outdoor Maintenance Unit.

Blackspot Funding To Improve Local Intersections
Latrobe City Council has been successful in obtaining funding from the State Government’s Blackspot Program for three local intersection projects.

Maffra Technology Expo
The expo will run over two days with Demonstrations, Trade Displays, Forums, Activities and Competitions that are sure to build on the innovative creativity of the broader Maffra Community

Today's Lesson in Values
The old man and the donkey... Success!
New evidence shows that popularity is on the rise!

16 Nov 2001 (Friday) Hits The Papers!
Great Article from the Latrobe Valley Express

Traralgon Bonfire
Come along for a great night out on the town!

18 Nov 2001 (Sunday)

VEDA now powered by .WEB
VEDA can now self-manage their website!

20 Nov 2001 (Tuesday) results in increased sales for local business!
Local bricks and mortar business, is now expanding to become a 'clicks and mortar' reality!

“Celebrate And Participate” An Exhibition Of Volunteers
Volunteers in Bass Coast Shire are invited to celebrate and participate in a photographic exhibition that showcases volunteers in the Shire.

Volunteers Awarded
The Wonthaggi Visitor Information Centre has received a Certificate of Recognition from the Country Victorian Tourism Council (CVTC).

Bass Coast Hits The Melbourne Airwaves
Mr Geoff Cox, host of Channel 9’s “Victorian Postcards” is telling all of Melbourne about the delights of Bass Coast.

Gippsland Harvest Festival To Go Ahead
The annual Gippsland Harvest Festival WILL go ahead on Sunday 10th March 2002 at Powerscourt Country House in Maffra. The Festival is now being organised by the newly formed association GRIP Inc. (Gippsland Regional Information Promotions Inc)

Neighbourhood Watch leads pilot training program!
Keep your eye on Neighbourhood Watch

Creating An Anti Theft Environment
Western Port Area Consultative Council, South East Development and the Victoria Police Crime Unit have combined to present two free and informative sessions about how to prevent robbery and shop lifting.

22 Nov 2001 (Thursday)

Village Morwell - Mid Valley
A list of this week's movie times (22/11/01 - 29/11/01)

Food recall of jelly cups with konjac
Notification from Food Safety Victoria, recall of lollies that contain the prohibited food additive konjac collaborating with the GCN?
Web-based relationship on the cards for Gippsland Internet entities

Navy cycles into town for a good cause
Members from the Royal Australian Navy came to Traralgon to raise funds for youth in crisis

Moe Girls showcase their talent!
Twelve months of the best Moe has to offer gets a facelift is undergoing a facelift! newsletters deemed a success!
Feedback indicates newsletters are a favourite among users!

New bicycle paths to encourage safer cycling
New bicycle paths are being constructed, following the announcement of bicycle facility stress test! (Tuesday 27th Nov)
Help us to make great!

E-commerce success for!
Online sales for wine prove promising!

23 Nov 2001 (Friday)

Webmasters Cluster Listing launch
The Bairnsdale Personal Computer Users Group meeting on Friday evening will feature a presentation on the EG Portal and launch a Webmaster Cluster Group.

25 Nov 2001 (Sunday)

Hints for the care of your InkJet printer cartridge
Follow these tips to prolong the life of your inkjet printer cartridge.

27 Nov 2001 (Tuesday)

Networking the Backpacker Market
Bus Services - Cross Country Ski Hire - Tandem Skydiving - 4X4 Gold Adventures, tourism operators networking to form alliances to tap into Backpacker Market Opportunity.

29 Nov 2001 (Thursday)

Army fields engineers for bushland reserve
The Construction Squadron has been lending muscle to improvements at the Crinigan Road Bushland Reserve

Visit from Father Christmas
Father Christmas will visit the Narracan Hall in Gippsland Heritage park. Come all yea faithful.

Outdoor pools to open Saturday
Latrobe City’s three outdoor pools will open for the summer season this Saturday

Register your Christmas lights display
Are you illuminating the outside of your home and garden with Christmas lighting displays? Register with Council

Gippsland Tourism gets Interactive on
Kickstarting the region's tourism on the web

Wine Association webmasters
The Wine Association recieve web training

Grand Junction Hotel first non-club venue accredited
Celebrate the first non-club gaming machine venue to receive accreditation

Church Street Fiesta is full steam ahead!
News of the coming celebration delights the community

Maffra's technology expo a great success!
Fun for everyone

Gippslander newsletters rock!
Recent feedback insists we've still got it!

All volunteers invited to celebrate this Sunday
Members of voluntary organisations in Latrobe City have been invited to celebrate

30 Nov 2001 (Friday)

Public Liability Insurance for Childrens Amusements
Huge increase in public liability insurance on 1/9/01 has caused some operators to attempt to operate without insurance

Important information for businesses listed on the gippslander business directory is undergoing a change...

Local caravan park features in National magazine
Traralgon's Four Star caravan park, Tandara, featuring in the December edition of the popular caravaner's magazine, Caravan World, or
Break through the confusion amid the sea of Gippsland Internet world

Village Morwell - Mid Valley
A list of this week's movie times (30/11/01 - 7/12/01)

Local people have their say about Wonthaggi's Guide Park
Contribution of ideas and draft plans of the redevelopment of Guide Park prove encouraging.

Attend the convention and shape the future
Read the projection indications for Phillip Island and San Remo surrounds...

Community grants announced
Bass Coast Shire Council approved more than $55,000 worth of community grants

VEDA now powered by .WEB
VEDA employees become webmasters!

Skating in Wonthaggi
Do you want to have your say about the Wonthaggi Skate Park?

Young adults urged to immunise
Residents aged between 18-34 are encouraged to take advantage of free vaccinations

The countrywide showjumping championships come to Gippsland!
Sale puts on a show to remember!

Special Events Funding Announced
Bass Coast Shire Council has announced $20,500 worth of grants

Fine wine, cheese, music, celebration and cinema
Enjoy an evening of fine wine, cheese, music, celebration and cinema

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