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1 Oct 2002 (Tuesday)

GVTU Attends World Disability Conference
Staff and students from the Gippsland Vocational Training Unit attend Inclusion International

Live Clean, Play Clean Program Brings Olympians To Gippsland
A new drugs in sport awareness session provided by the Australian Olympic Committee

Petrol Price Slashed For Moe Cup Day Three-Hour Sale
Every retailer in town will be offering great bargains on everything from furniture to food to fashion

Australian Flag Of Unity Divides Community
A flag of memories, leadership and rebirth...

7 Oct 2002 (Monday)

October 2002 Neighbourhood Watch News Letter Bridle Estate (NHW66)
Community Safety Month, About Neighbourhood Watch, Smoke Detectors, Police Crime Report.

Online Journalism For Tommorrow's World
The Gippsland Portal presents students with a vision for the future

Latrobe Valley Ministerial Taskforce Releases Plan For The Future
Marketing Communication Strategy Summary

8 Oct 2002 (Tuesday)

Micro & Home Based Business Network Grows
October's Business Planning Seminar is just around the corner...

Business Will Make It A Ball To Remember
Business is out to make sure Wellington never forgets its inaugural Mayor’s Ball

Thomson Appoints New Small Business Advisory Council
Small Business Advisory Council ensures a continued voice in the Bracks Government

Free Household Chemical Collection
A great chance to have a spring clean of the garden shed or laundry

Sage Technology Boosts Power Industry Safety
Gippsland technology company leading a national push to protect maintenance workers involved in operating plant

Taskmaster's Request For Help
Consultancy, guidance and assistance required for the development of a strategic plan

Workshop To Help Local Community Groups Reduce The Risk Of Public Liability Claims
A free seminar broadcast to educate community groups about their insurance options

Local Laws Ready For Grand Prix Weekend
New focusing on issues raised by the community

Cr Miranda Sage To Take Part In Women In Local Government Forum
Local women invited to learn about the life as a local government councillor

Call For Liberal Leader To View Basslink Proposal
Wellington Council invites Robert Doyle to inspect proposed route for Basslink Pipeline

All Systems Go For San Remo Pre-School & Community Centre
Application for State Government funding for the centre a success

9 Oct 2002 (Wednesday)

The Bourne Identity - Bourne, Jason Bourne
Ruthless killer is bourne again as a superhero, with just one dose of amnesia!

Launch Of New Disability Service For Gippsland
Opportunity for gaining and maintaining employment is no longer just a dream...

10 Oct 2002 (Thursday)

Moe Cup Day Three-Hour Sale Set To Boom
Don't miss the biggest sale day to be seen in Gippsland for years

Council Puts Wurruk Issues On Agenda For Residents Meeting
Wellington Shire Council is inviting residents to have their say on shaping the future of Wurruk

Ingram Forces Vote On Fixed Terms
Denouncement of the Government for using parliamentary reform as a political stunt

Community Arts Project
Community Arts Project Mural unveiled

15 Oct 2002 (Tuesday)

Volleyball Entices Victorians To Be Active
Fun sport the solution for Australians needing to lead a more physically active life

Red Dragon - Hannibal Lecter & The Tooth Fairy
Hannibal the Cannibal invites an old friend for dinner in the delicious first chapter

Monash University Weekly Bulletin
All of the news for the week of Monday, October 14, 2002

Fashion Prepares for 2003
Great success ensures next year will be a perfect fit

Churchill and District News Re-Launch With A Bang!
Gala Day jam packed with free events and activities

Tiles, Photography, Mosaics
New classes soon to start!

GippsTAFE Attends Fine Foods Festival
GippsTAFE shines at the International Delegates Dinner

Best Dressed Winners
The judges were amazed at the high standard of entries, but a winner has been chosen...

Health - Addressing The Middle Aged Slump
Making our health a priority...

Information Technology Online Program To Target B2B Priorities
Further grants available for the take up of e-business by Australian companies

Go Native In Wellington Shire
New funding for the replacement of roadside weeds with native trees

Grand Prix Activities In Cowes
SKYY Vodka Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix set to race!

Questionairres Probe Into Personal Life-Styles
Research - what are they trying to find out about you?

Minister For Agriculture To Address Gippsland Agribusiness Forum
Further developments in the "Growing Gippsland" Agribusiness Strategy

17 Oct 2002 (Thursday)

Excellence In Irrigation Recognition
A 'Water Week' initiative of the Macalister Irrigation District Nutrient Reduction Plan

Parties Duel for Rural Victoria
The contest for rural seats a central focus for the political parties

Release Of Gippsland Lakes Erosion Strategy
New strategy to greatly assist foreshore managers in preparing works programs

18 Oct 2002 (Friday)

Call For Nominations For Commonwealth Sport Achievement Award
Have you made an outstanding contribution to sport?

LV Misses Out On Sustainable Region Funds
The Latrobe Valley receives only one-eighth of the funds allocated to Gippsland

The Gippsland Portal Receives Certificate Of Appreciation
Morwell Football Club expresses thanks

GippsTAFE Koorie Art Exhibition
An outstanding showcase of artwork by Aboriginal and Torres Strait students

20 Oct 2002 (Sunday)

The Ring - It Will Wind You Up
Arguably the thriller of the year

21 Oct 2002 (Monday)

Community Helps Out At Inverloch Boatramp
Recent meeting highlights some of the key players in issues surrounding the Inverloch boat ramp

Your Community, Your Future, Your Say
Over the next two months local people will have the opportunity to decide what is important to them and their future

Crackerjack Fundraiser Night
3BBR-FM film night to raise funding for urgently needed new turntable

Streetlife Launched In Bass Coast
An initiative of the Victorian Government addressing the individual needs of that community or region

22 Oct 2002 (Tuesday)

Gippsland Rugby League News
Insider Knowledge On The Gippsland Wildcats 22/10/02

Tax And Business Talk Over Breakfast
Wellington businesswomen are invited to breakfast with the Australian Tax Office later this month

Mid Valley Village 8 Cinema Guide
This week's session times (24th - 30th October)

Simple Rules Allow Safe Movement Across Shared Zones
Drivers and pedestrians will be encouraged to show courtesy and consideration in Sale’s CBD

23 Oct 2002 (Wednesday)

Church Street Fiesta Community Celebrations
Famous for its food, dance, rhythm & rides for all the community

Agricultural News From The DNRE
Plant growth in farm dams, fertilising grazed pastures courses and more

Major Wool Crisis In Australia
The Australian wool industry is currently undergoing a major decline. Find out why. Read on...

Bracks Comes To Gippsland
Victorian Premier inspects multi-million dollar Gippsland TAFE project

Learning Through Play
Good Beginnings Latrobe supports families with young children and babies

New Automotive Engineering Course for GippsTAFE
A brand new training program to school leavers in 2003

24 Oct 2002 (Thursday)

Funding Kickstarts $30 Million Investment Project For Port Of Sale
Stage 1 of the Port of Sale Redevelopment will involve a total investment of $2.5 million

28 Oct 2002 (Monday)

Combined NRE And CFA Display At New Information Centre
Working together to keep lives, property and the environment safe

Monash University Weekly Bulletin
All of the news for the week of Monday, October 28, 2002

Could This Be Footrot?
How to spot a genuine case of footrot on your sheep...

Workcover Falls Regulations Flawed
Proposed regulations could cost farmers time and money, but may not necessarily improve farm safety.

29 Oct 2002 (Tuesday)

Bushtender Assessments Begin In Gippsland
BushTender offers landholders the opportunity to receive some economic return for the provision of this service

Monash Backs Nelson’s Uni Specialisation
Decision to diminish opportunities for Gippslanders

Access To Finance Seminar And Workshop For Women In Business
Are you a woman in small business? Thinking of starting one?

Latrobe Tourism Network Update
The effects of the network are set to spread...

Good Beginnings Helps Latrobe Families To Bond
Special times for special families

GVTU Lends A Hand!
"The GVTU have been fantastic, they really have made a difference"

Monash Out Of Control
Under-handed tactics spark calls for a review of the faculty

Monash Punishing Regional Victoria
Announcement to close school of engineering punishes regional Victoria

Bigger And Better NRE Centre For Traralgon
Community recognised through the extended and refurbished NRE centre in Traralgon

Community Grants To Aid Reduction Of Greenhouse Emissions
As part of this strategy, the Government has allocated approximately $2 million to the Community Action Fund until 2004

Mayoral Ball Deferred To Later Date
Ball no longer scheduled to occur before Christmas

Monash Penalising Students
Recent news adds pressure to students at exam time

Community Squares: A Creative Message
The Wellington community is putting out a message that will be creative, colourful and very, very different

Monash Decision Will Hurt Industry
Close has potential to damage local industry

Rosedale Residents Urged To Join Battle Against Beetle
Purple Leaf Elms in Lyons Street under significant threat from the beetle pest

Wine Trail For Southern Gippsland
Lovers of fine wine will soon be able to enjoy a wine trail through South Gippsland

Monash Uni Crippling Engineering
Gippsland Engineering has been derailed by a corrupt process led by Monash

Inverloch Draft Foreshore Plan Released
Members of the community are invited to comment on the draft master plan

Grape Marketing & Beyond
A new seminar for the winemakers of Gippsland

Opportunities For Young Up-And-Coming Dancers
Take part in a new Latin dance troupe

A Key Activity In Promoting Gippsland's Environmental Future
Gippsland Sustainability Partnership final meeting 2002

Ragwort Lands Farmer In Court
A clear message to landowners regarding the need to meet their weed control responsibilities

Gippsland Landholders Receive Rabbit Free Awards
Gippslanders wage war on rabbits

31 Oct 2002 (Thursday)

Effectively Assist Young People Through The Crises And Challenges Of Their Lives
A new conference for the future of our youth

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