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3 Nov 2019 (Sunday)

Victorian Liberal Nationals Call to Investigate Lake Buffalo Expansion
Calls to investigate Lake Buffalo in north-east Victoria on its 'no dams' policy.

Yallourn Golf Club Ready for Gippsland Super 6
Yallourn Golf Club all set for Gippsland Super 6 PGA Tournament.

Upgraded Classrooms and Facilities for Newborough Primary School
Bigger, better classrooms and school facilities for Newborough Primary School.

Extensive Upgrades Complete at the VRI Hall
The VRI Hall in Traralgon is now re-open to the local community.

Information on Electric Vehicle Facility Sought
Questions raised in Parliament regarding SEA Electric Vehicle Manufacturing facility.

Half Price Travel for Carers in Eastern Victoria
Half price weekday travel, free weekend travel and extra concessions from a funding boost.

Parliament Pursuits | 15-17 October 2019
Local matters advocated in Parliament.

Kicking Goals for the Environment
Natural Environment Strategy 2016-26 highlighted at the October Council Meeting.

Announcing winners of the National Water Week Competition
National Water Week Poster Competition Winners.

Lines of Communication are Open – and Accessible
Customer Service and Visitor Information Centres awarded with Scope’s Communication Access Symbol.

New Island Off-Leash Beaches Introduced
New off-leash beach areas in San Remo, Cape Woolamai, Cowes West and Ventnor will be introduced by 1 December 2019 in time for summer.

Parliament Climate Change Hearing for Latrobe
Public hearing to tackle climate change in Victorian communities next week.

Seniors Recognised for Outstanding Contributions
Local seniors group recognised for providing opportunities for older Victorians to get involved in day walks, walking holidays and other social events.

Tee – Up for Mental Health Golf Day Supports Local Organisations
Local golf day event held in conjunction with the Rotary Club of Traralgon to help raise funds to support Mental Health First Aid training courses.

V/Line’s Annual Report Reveals Massive Funding Cuts
V/Line annual report reveals the organization suffered a $30 million deficit in 2018/19.

New Playspace for Warragul Worth its Weight in Marbles
Brand new play equipment for students at Warragul North Primary School with Pick My Project initiative.

Water Restrictions very likely this Summer
High likelihood of water restrictions for East Gippsland Water customers supplied by the Mitchell River supply system.

Mobile Cat Desexing Program Coming to Wonthaggi
Cat-desexing event in Wonthaggi from Tuesday, 12 to Thursday, 14 November.

Recreation Projects Get Going
Total of over $2.5 million awarded for recreation projects at last Wednesday’s Council Meeting.

Cowes to Get Cultural Centre Upgrade
$19 million committed to rebuild the Cowes Cultural and Community Centre.

Time to Weed Them Out
Weed ‘em and Reap program runs from Monday, 21 October to Monday, 25 November.

Traralgon Table Tennis Celebrates 70 Years
Efforts and commitment of those who have served Traralgon Table Tennis Association were recognized as the committee celebrates its 70 years.

Labor Votes against Stronger Penalties for Farm Trespass
Bill with new offence of ‘aggravated’ trespass with increased penalties and a mandatory minimum non-parole sentence of six months for anyone found guilty lost 13 to 26.

Latrobe City Traffic School Hosts Gippsland Bike Ed Challenge
Regional championship at the Latrobe City Traffic School in Morwell.

West Gippsland Healthcare Group Celebrates Completion of New Short Stay Unit and Third Operating Theatre
newly completed Short Stay Unit and third Operating Theatre at West Gippsland Hospital

Works Commence at Latrobe Creative Precinct
Latrobe Creative Precinct excavation works commencing on site this week.

Statement on Rural Assistance Commissioner
Labor’s arrogant neglect of regional Victoria gets worse every day.

Applications Open for the Premiers Spirit of Democracy Prize
Students in years 9, 10 and 11 at Government, Catholic and Independent schools encouraged to apply to participate in a study tour of Greece.

An Important Message from the Board
Important announcement from the Board.

Latrobe City Mentors Donate 6,800 Hours to Local Learners
Latrobe City Mentors will provide 6,800 hours supervising local learner drivers with its 10-year anniversary.

Pondage Response Finally After 134 Days
Response received from the State Government in relation to Hazelwood Pondage.

Fundraiser Hits High Note
Huge crowd helping by 2019 Mayoral Fundraiser for YES Youth Hub.

Northe seeks Premier’s Support of Local Quarry Industry
Support sought for ongoing issues that prevents the Latrobe Valley (LV) Quarry industry from achieving their potential.

$50,000 Awarded to Baw Baw Shire to Prevent Crime
Improving Community Safety in Drouin project to receive $50,000.

Achievements Highlighted in Annual Report
Bass Coast Shire Council's performance presented in the 2018/19 Annual Report.

Get Fire Ready with Fee-free Green Waste Disposal
Annual fee-free green waste disposal period will be held from Saturday, 2 November until Sunday, 24 November.

Connecting the New College Campus
Traffic management plan for 2020 being worked on by Bass Coast Shire Council, Wonthaggi Secondary College and the Bass Coast Specialist School.

Crackdown on Retailers Selling Tobacco to Minors
Four tobacco retailers caught selling tobacco products to children.

New Home for the Voice of Latrobe
Latrobe Health Advocate moves into a new home in Morwell CBD.

Northe calls for VRET Analysis for the Valley
Calls to the Minister for Energy clarify how the Governments Victorian Renewable Energy Target will impact communities.

Driving Better Car Parking Across the Latrobe Valley
Investment on new free car parks for the Latrobe Valley: Moe added to the Regional Car Park’s Fund.

Cowes Students Best on Bikes
Cowes Primary School cyclists team wins the 2019 Gippsland Regional Final of the Bike Ed Challenge.

The 2019 International Rose Garden Festival Morwell
2019 International Rose Garden Festival launching.

Tapping into Victorian Craft Produce in Eastern Victoria
Backing up the Eastern Victoria’s small-scale and craft producers with Small-Scale and Craft Program.

12 Nov 2019 (Tuesday)

Single Use Plastic Bag Ban Comes Into Effect Friday
Starting 1 November single use plastic bags will be banned from retail outlets.

Northe Calls for Promised LV Ambulance Services
Little information available starting date for Morwell and Moe ambulance stations.

Boosting Safety and Reliability on Main Neerim Road
Now safer, smoother journeys with Main Neerim Road near Neerim Junction completion.

Boys Get Emotional with The Man Cave
The Man Cave: empower boys to become great men.

Latrobe City Council Appoints New Mayor and Deputy Mayor
Dan Clancey elected as Mayor and Cr Alan McFarlane as deputy.

Cape Paterson Amendment Back on Table
Cape Paterson Amendment will be placed on public exhibition for feedback.

Sporting Clubs in Morwell Electorate Set to Score from Vichealth Funding
Russell Northe congratulating Anthony Bloomfield from the Morwell Eagles Junior Football Club on receiving their Club’s VicHealth grant

Bass Oval to Shine Brighter
Lighting upgrade grant to Bass Recreation Reserve.

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