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1 Nov 2013 (Friday)

get ready to ramp it up!
With art classes, karaoke, film screenings and dancing in the street, Bass Coast Shire Council’s RAMP IT UP Festival is guaranteed to be fun for all.

Work Starts On The Glade Barbecue Shelter
Works on the construction of a new barbecue shelter at The Glade, Inverloch, will start on Wednesday, 6 November.

7 Nov 2013 (Thursday)

How Safe Is Your Pool?
As we approach the warmer months of the year Latrobe City Council is urging residents of properties with swimming pools in their yards to check the safety of the pool.

Traralgon College Wins At Wakakirri
Member for Morwell Russell Northe today announced Traralgon College has won two Production Awards for Best Staging and Best Overall Set Design at the Wakakirri Secondary School Challenge.

Local Students Put Their Best Foot Forward This November
Healthy Together Latrobe is partnering the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth) and local primary schools to promote Walk to School, a program to encourage primary school students to walk to and

Graffiti Trailer Will Make Its Mark On The Community
Latrobe City Council has taken delivery of a new graffiti trailer thanks to a state government grant and the whole community will benefit.

Who Let The Dogs Out?
Latrobe City Council has noticed an increasing trend of dogs being exercised unleashed at sporting grounds and recreation reserve; potentially causing a nuisance to other users of these facilities.

East Gippsland Water Signs Up Mwh To Deliver Engineering Services
East Gippsland Water has selected MWH Global to provide the bulk of its engineering services.

Now Is The Time To Spray For Blackberries
Early autumn to late spring is the season of growth and it is also the best time to spray blackberry. Latrobe City Council and Landcare are urging landholders to ensure they treat blackberry infestations

Massive Koala Petition Handed to Victorian Government
A petition signed by over 83,000 people asking the Victorian Government to do more to protect koalas was delivered to the Government on Tuesday.

8 Nov 2013 (Friday)

Traralgon Reserve Master Plan To Influence Direction
Funding of $30,000 from the Victorian Government’s $1 billion Regional Growth Fund will contribute to a master plan that will allow the broader community to influence the future direction of the

Remembrance Day – A Time To Reflect
Member for Morwell Russell Northe today encouraged people and communities throughout the Morwell electorate to continue the tradition of pausing at 11am on

Northe Invites Families To Walk To School In November
Families in the Morwell electorate are invited to sign up for this year‟s Walk to School campaign, when primary school kids across the state will walk to and from school every day during November.

12 Nov 2013 (Tuesday)

Making Business Accessible For All
Grants are now available to assist Bass Coast businesses and community organisations to be more inclusive and accessible for people with a disability.

Recognition For Young Achievers
Member for Morwell Russell Northe is keen to see local young people who are achieving good results and serving the community well, nominated for the Victorian Young Achiever Awards.

Young People In The Morwell Electorate To Be Heard! On Local Radio
Young people keen to explore a career in broadcast media can now access training and mentoring opportunities through their local radio station, thanks to the Victorian Coalition Government’s innovative Be Heard! program.

Montfort Manor Wins Top Tourism Award
Local business Montfort Manor has taken out top honours for Hosted Accommodation at the RACV 2013 Victorian Tourism Awards.

No Party Town For Bass Coast Schoolies
Schoolies is fast approaching and Bass Coast Shire Council, along with other agencies, will be sending a clear message to young people that Bass Coast is not a ‘party’ town.

From Cheek To Chic At The Latrobe Performing Arts Centre
This is one swellegant, elegant… marvellous party you won’t want to miss!

14 Nov 2013 (Thursday)

Northe Speaks In Parliament On Matters Of Public Importance
Member for Morwell Russell Northe yesterday spoke in Parliament on Victoria's strong economy and programs that support local businesses.

Northe Celebrates SES Week In Parliament
Victorians are being urged to wear orange today to show their support for the amazing work of the state’s hard-working SES volunteers, Member for Morwell Russell Northe said today.

2013 Racv Victorian Tourism Awards
The who’s who of the tourism industry has recognised excellence at the 29th RACV Victorian Tourism awards held last evening.

State Funds For Sporting Clubs Now Available
Member for Morwell Russell Northe is encouraging sporting clubs in the electorate to apply for VicHealth Active Club Grants of up to $3,000 for essential sporting, and injury prevention and management equipment.

Northe Speaks In Parliament On A Million Steps For Sma Traralgon In Memory Of Taylin Mackay
Member for Morwell Russell Northe yesterday recognised in Parliament the effort of Jason and Lee Mackay on the hosting of the fun run/walk "Million Steps for SMA in Memory of Taylin Mackay".

Northe Speaks In Parliament On Traralgon Fire Brigade Celebrating 125 Years
Member for Morwell Russell Northe today spoke in Parliament on Traralgon Fire Brigades 125 years and its celebration of events over the past weekend.

Northe Speaks In Parliament On A Million Steps For Sma Traralgon In Memory Of Taylin Mackay
Member for Morwell Russell Northe yesterday recognised in Parliament the effort of Jason and Lee Mackay on the hosting of the fun run/walk "Million Steps for SMA in Memory of Taylin Mackay".

19 Nov 2013 (Tuesday)

Primary Schools In The Morwell Electorate To Benefit From Maths And Science Specialists
Primary schools in the Morwell Electorate will benefit from the expansion of the Victorian Coalition Government’s successful investment to increase student participation and engagement in maths and science in

Community Input Needed To Revitalise Wonthaggi
Bass Coast Shire Council is calling on Wonthaggi residents and retailers to take part in an online survey about the local retail experience.

23 Nov 2013 (Saturday)

Neighbourhood Watch Latrobe Crimewatch News, Latrobe Police Service Area November 2013
Coming Events, Hot Spots, October NHW Comunities Group Reports, Construction Site Security, Vehicle Security.

27 Nov 2013 (Wednesday)

Sustainability Goes Online
Member for Morwell and Parliamentary Secretary for Small Business and Tourism Russell Northe launched a new web based application today aimed at coordinating and promoting sustainability activities across Gippsland.

Change In Attitudes Needed To End Violence Against Women
Educating the community is the key to stopping violence against women, Member for Morwell Russell Northe said today. Mr Northe who highlighted White Ribbon Day in Parliament yesterday,

Northe Encourages Locals To Support Latrobe L2P To Purchase A Second Car
Member for Morwell Russell Northe is encouraging locals to help the Morwell branch of the Bendigo Bank in conjunction with Berry Street,

Churchill Rural Health Professional Honoured At 2013 Rural Health Awards
Member for Morwell Russell Northe has commended Dr Fred Edwards for making a real difference in the Churchill community through his dedicated work in rural health.

Asbestos Awareness Week Raised In Parliament
In State Parliament yesterday, Member for Morwell Russell Northe noted the importance of Asbestos Awareness Week in the Gippsland community.

Glengarry Cfa Recognised In Parliament
Member for Morwell Russell Northe in Parliament yesterday congratulated Glengarry Fire Brigade members and volunteers for their service to the local community.

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