October 2001 - Archived News
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The Portal Begins Registration!3 Oct 2001 (Wednesday)
The portal registry is born with the listing of our first business, SAFE Pty. Ltd.
Local Students' Vision for the Future of Phillip Island and San Remo
More than 120 local students recently participated in an art and literature exhibition
Water Resource and Catchment Managers join forces for National Water Week 2001
National Water Week is again being held this year, between the dates of October 14-20
National Weedbuster Week In Bass Coast
The Bass Coast Environmental Alliance is encouraging residents to become “Weedbusters” during National Weedbuster Week from 8 to 14 October...
Council reviewing rural residential land development
An identified oversupply of rural residential zoned land is the subject of a rural living study being undertaken by Latrobe City Council...
Traralgon Creek clean up reveals disturbing legacy
A clean up of Traralgon Creek following the floods and storms in late August has prompted Latrobe City Mayor, Councillor Brendan Jenkins, to call for a change to community attitudes on plastic shopping bags...
Come and See the People!
The Bass Coast community is invited to take a sneak peak at Bass Coast’s “Peoplescape”
What A "Year For A Volunteer" At The Wonthaggi Visitor Information Centre
The Wonthaggi Visitor Information Centre recently welcomed back long time volunteer Mr. Frank Waters...
Nominate Now For The 2002 Bass Coast Australia Day Awards4 Oct 2001 (Thursday)
Who will you nominate for the 2002 Bass Coast Australia Day Awards?
Village Morwell - Mid Valley (4/10/01 - 11/10/01)
List of this weeks movie times
(4/10/01 - 11/10/01)
Crossing over with John Edward
Meet the man behind the phenomenon
The 24-hour advice network for beauty, fashion, home design and entertaining
Award Winning Team Of Architects To Design New Bass Coast Library
Garner Davis Architects have been chosen to design Bass Coast Shire’s new Principal Library. The firm was chosen from a field of 18 tenderers, and will design and project manage the construction of the new facility in Wonthaggi...
A new brand of news for the web-based public
All Systems Go For Thompson Avenue
The first phase of the Cowes Tourism Precinct redevelopment, the Thompson Avenue upgrade, is almost complete...
Bass Coast’s Best Dressed Winners5 Oct 2001 (Friday)
The San Remo Pharmacy has won the Qantas Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix Bass Coast Best Dressed Business Competition for the second consecutive year...
New York Times
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Renowned punk outfit hits our shores
The Portal Attack Begins!8 Oct 2001 (Monday)
The Portal Awareness campaign has begun!
A Trail of Trees9 Oct 2001 (Tuesday)
Members of the community are invited to help revegetate sections of the Bass Coast Rail Trail
The latest regional page takes flight
How smart are you?
Test your intelligence!
The inspirational talk-show queen gets virtual
Mighty Big TV
Get inside the box!
Gippsland Development And Country Alliance Seeks Investment Push
Regional development has been placed high on the federal campaign agenda, with the launch of a regional investment plan by an alliance of key regional interests.
Current Exhibitions at LRG
The gallery redevelopment is continuing at a snails pace. We are now not due to reopen to the public until early 2003...
Bass Coast Welcomes The Bikes10 Oct 2001 (Wednesday)
Bass Coast Shire Council welcomes visitors to the Shire for what is set to be the biggest and best Qantas Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix yet.
The wine association gets online!
See the growing website!
Jobs Portal for East Gippsland is going full steam ahead
Major organisations are backing the East Gippsland Jobs Portal
Dutson Downs EIP Advisory Committee meet for the third time
The Dutson Downs Environment Improvement Plan Advisory Committee held its third meeting on Monday
Meet the newest Webmaster of the East Gippsland Division of General Practise web site
Up-and-coming portal information officers11 Oct 2001 (Thursday)
See the progress!
Village Morwell - Mid Valley (11/10/01 - 18/10/01)15 Oct 2001 (Monday)
A list of this weeks movie times
(11/10/01 - 18/10/01)
Steve Grace16 Oct 2001 (Tuesday)
Steve Grace to Visit Fish Creek this Thursday night at 7 :30 PM.
The Portal Television Onslaught Begins!
Look out for Gippsland.com on your small screen
Traralgon Bowls Club Awarded Five-Star Accreditation
The Traralgon Bowls Club is the latest gaming facility in Latrobe City to be accredited under Council’s Gambling Accreditation Charter, achieving 99 points out of a possible 100 during their assessment.
The Portal Grows!
Updates on the Portal Progress
Rural Leadership Program to Nurture Local Towns
A program to stimulate business and growth in six of Latrobe City’s towns and townships through a Rural Leadership project, has been announced by Latrobe City Council.
Smart Globes delivered with Meals on Wheels
Meals on Wheels recipients throughout Latrobe will be saving energy and reducing their electricity costs, following the recent distribution of energy smart light globes, in addition to the usual hot meal, by Latrobe’s Meals on Wheels volunteers.
Flying start for the Gippsland.com Portal18 Oct 2001 (Thursday)
See the new regional web portal!
Shop online with David Jones
Get your Christmas shopping out of the way - online!
The East Gippsland Job Portal is born!
See the place on the Internet where you can find every current available East Gippsland job
Gippsland Rugby League
With the hype and excitement of Finals and presentation nights behind us, the League has now entered the business end of the season, and there looks to be busy but exciting times ahead.
Village Morwell - Mid Valley (18/10/01 - 25/10/01)19 Oct 2001 (Friday)
A list of this weeks movie times
(18/10/01 - 25/10/01)
Gippslander Newsletters - All Go!
Gippslander members have received duplicate Gippslander newsletters.
Windy Ridge winery "sOAKin" innovation22 Oct 2001 (Monday)
Windy Ridge Winery release new "sOAKin innovation" wines (1998 red wines).
Echuca-Moama leads field in Don Porter Trophy
The Echuca- Moama team not only leads the Herald Sun Tour in the overall team classifications at the end of Sunday’s gruelling Stage-6 climb from Lakes Entrance to Mt Hotham, but leads in the contest to take out the Don Porter Trophy.
Council calls for television black spots to be obliterated23 Oct 2001 (Tuesday)
Latrobe citizens who live in valleys dissecting the Strzeleckis may finally receive snow and ghost-free television reception, following funding applications and commitments by Latrobe City Council to the Federal Government.
New Committee Surveys Inverloch
Community members of the Inverloch Neighbourhood Advisory Committee are already hard at work assisting Council with the Inverloch Neighbourhood Character Survey.
Improved Aquatic Centre Re-Opens
The Wonthaggi Aquatic and Leisure Centre re-opens on Monday 22 October after extensive renovations.
Council Calls For Television Black Spots To Be Obliterated
Latrobe citizens who live in valleys dissecting the Strzeleckis may finally receive snow and ghost-free television reception.
Local Mayor announces support for Gippsland.com
Latrobe City Mayor Brendan Jenkins Gets Online!
Home Care Services Stretched To The Limit
Bass Coast Shire Council has advised that the Shire’s elderly residents face the prospect of severely reduced home care services if funding issues are not addressed by the State and Federal Governments.
Tune In To Bass Coast Shire Council
You can now hear all the news about Bass Coast Shire Council twice a week on local radio station 3MFM.
Roland Hill’s Oldsmobile Arrives Back In Traralgon25 Oct 2001 (Thursday)
A 1903 Oldsmobile bequeathed to the Traralgon and District Historical Society and the citizens of Traralgon in 1966 has finally been fully restored.
Portal listings double in a week!
Portal updates show successive progress
Breakaway shows strength of Echuca-Moama’s hold on Don Porter Trophy
The entire Echuca- Moama team together with Tour leader Peter Wrolich from Ballarat*eureka, David McCann from Latrobe City and Scott Sunderland from the Malaysian Air team.
Gippsland.com not phased by State Outlook
Valley Of Despair title deemed unfair
Gippsland.com invades the small screen!
Look out for the new advertisements!
It’s all Greek at the Morwell Library on Tuesday
Morwell Library will host a day celebrating Greek heritage and culture next Tuesday 30 October, which will culminate in an evening of readings and conversations with Greek born Australian writer, Jim Sakkas.
Village Morwell - Mid Valley (25/10/01 - 01/11/01)30 Oct 2001 (Tuesday)
A list of this weeks movie times
(25/10/01 - 01/11/01)
New statistics indicate that Australian Internet usage is on the rise!
Great news for Gippsland.com
Mythical Magick Spiritual Expo
November 3rd and 4th Mythical Magick Spiritual Expo at the Traralgon Little Theatre
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Gippsland Education Department supports Gippsland.com
Local backing promotes the Portal
New look for Gippsland.com!
Brand new website design breathes life into Gippsland.com
Great feedback for Gippsland.com
User views give insight into Gippsland.com
Gippsland Deveopment Ltd. launches a weekly e-newsletter
Great success in e-mail newsletter format
Council’s Work Recognised By The Human Rights And Equal Opportunity Commission31 Oct 2001 (Wednesday)
Mr Graeme Innes, Deputy Commissioner of the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission, visited Bass Coast Shire Council on Wednesday 24 October.
Acclaimed Quartet to perform in Traralgon
The Australian String Quartet will perform at the Latrobe Regional Performing Arts Centre
Youth service providers to meet
The Central Gippsland Regional Youth Network (CGRYN) is holding its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 13 November