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2 Oct 2001 (Tuesday)

The Portal Begins Registration!
The portal registry is born with the listing of our first business, SAFE Pty. Ltd.

3 Oct 2001 (Wednesday)

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...

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...

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...

Nominate Now For The 2002 Bass Coast Australia Day Awards
Who will you nominate for the 2002 Bass Coast Australia Day Awards?

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

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...

4 Oct 2001 (Thursday)

Crossing over with John Edward
Meet the man behind the phenomenon

Village Morwell - Mid Valley (4/10/01 - 11/10/01)
List of this weeks movie times (4/10/01 - 11/10/01)

All Systems Go For Thompson Avenue
The first phase of the Cowes Tourism Precinct redevelopment, the Thompson Avenue upgrade, is almost complete...

Inside Edition
A new brand of news for the web-based public

Bass Coast’s Best Dressed Winners
The San Remo Pharmacy has won the Qantas Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix Bass Coast Best Dressed Business Competition for the second consecutive year...

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...

E! Style
The 24-hour advice network for beauty, fashion, home design and entertaining

5 Oct 2001 (Friday)

The Portal Attack Begins!
The Portal Awareness campaign has begun!

The Ataris
Renowned punk outfit hits our shores

New York Times
Get the latest New York news from the web
Learn what Melbourne has to offer you.

8 Oct 2001 (Monday)

A Trail of Trees
Members of the community are invited to help revegetate sections of the Bass Coast Rail Trail

9 Oct 2001 (Tuesday)

The latest regional page takes flight

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...

Mighty Big TV
Get inside the box!

Bass Coast Welcomes The Bikes
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.

How smart are you?
Test your intelligence!
The inspirational talk-show queen gets virtual

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.

10 Oct 2001 (Wednesday)

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

Up-and-coming portal information officers
See the progress!

Webmaster recruit
Meet the newest Webmaster of the East Gippsland Division of General Practise web site

11 Oct 2001 (Thursday)

Village Morwell - Mid Valley (11/10/01 - 18/10/01)
A list of this weeks movie times (11/10/01 - 18/10/01)

15 Oct 2001 (Monday)

Steve Grace
Steve Grace to Visit Fish Creek this Thursday night at 7 :30 PM.

16 Oct 2001 (Tuesday)

The Portal Television Onslaught Begins!
Look out for on your small screen

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.

Flying start for the Portal
See the new regional web portal!

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

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.

18 Oct 2001 (Thursday)

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)
A list of this weeks movie times (18/10/01 - 25/10/01)

19 Oct 2001 (Friday)

Gippslander Newsletters - All Go!
Gippslander members have received duplicate Gippslander newsletters.

Windy Ridge winery "sOAKin" innovation
Windy Ridge Winery release new "sOAKin innovation" wines (1998 red wines).

22 Oct 2001 (Monday)

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, following funding applications and commitments by Latrobe City Council to the Federal Government.

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.

23 Oct 2001 (Tuesday)

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.

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.

Roland Hill’s Oldsmobile Arrives Back In Traralgon
A 1903 Oldsmobile bequeathed to the Traralgon and District Historical Society and the citizens of Traralgon in 1966 has finally been fully restored.

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.

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.

Improved Aquatic Centre Re-Opens
The Wonthaggi Aquatic and Leisure Centre re-opens on Monday 22 October after extensive renovations.

Local Mayor announces support for
Latrobe City Mayor Brendan Jenkins Gets Online!

25 Oct 2001 (Thursday)

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.

Village Morwell - Mid Valley (25/10/01 - 01/11/01)
A list of this weeks movie times (25/10/01 - 01/11/01) 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. not phased by State Outlook
Valley Of Despair title deemed unfair

30 Oct 2001 (Tuesday)

Council’s Work Recognised By The Human Rights And Equal Opportunity Commission
Mr Graeme Innes, Deputy Commissioner of the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission, visited Bass Coast Shire Council on Wednesday 24 October.

Great feedback for
User views give insight into

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

New look for!
Brand new website design breathes life into

Gippsland Education Department supports
Local backing promotes the Portal

Mythical Magick Spiritual Expo
November 3rd and 4th Mythical Magick Spiritual Expo at the Traralgon Little Theatre ******Don't Miss It******

New statistics indicate that Australian Internet usage is on the rise!
Great news for

31 Oct 2001 (Wednesday)

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

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