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1 Oct 2018 (Monday)

Step out in Style for Walk to School month
VicHealth's annual Walk to School program kicks off on Monday, 8 October.

Latrobe Tops State for Crimes against the Person
Victorian Crime Statistics showed Latrobe local government area (LGA) topped the state and recorded significantly higher rates of crimes against the person than Melbourne.

Gippsland Doctors to take part In Pioneering Cancer Research
Gippsland GPs to work with leading cancer researchers at driving down harm caused by preventable liver cancer.

Gippsland Logistics Precinct Moves Ahead
Establishing the Gippsland Logistics Precinct with design works for Tramway Road awarded to Gippsland-based company Crossco Consulting.

Our Streets Less Safe for Women Under Labor
Data by the Crime Statistics Agency showed Daniel Andrews failed to the streets safer for women.

Liberal Nationals to Invest in Regional Victoria’s Future Leaders
More support and a funding boost promise if a Liberal Nationals Government is elected at November’s State Election.

Andrews Government Kicks in for Gippsland Sport
Residents of Toora, soon to enjoy modern sports facilities.

Get Qualified on the Job with Council
Bass Coast Shire Counci, now offering a range of Traineeships and Apprenticeships.

Northe Writes to Minister for Public Transport regarding a Dedicated Gippsland V/line Route
Letter pleading the State Government to commence the necessary actions needed to start a dedicated Gippsland V/Line route into Melbourne.

Works on Track for the Traralgon to Morwell Shared Pathway
Continuing works on the Traralgon to Morwell shared pathway.

Two Gippsland Clubs to Receive a Life Saving Debrillator
Latrobe Valley 4WD Club and Tetoora Road Community Centre received defibrillator for medical emergencies.

Crime Continues to Fall in Gippsland
Crime has fallen again in Gippsland following the Andrew Labor Government’s record community safety investment.

More Valley Community Groups to Benefit from Fund
Twenty six groups and organisations benefitted from a $2.7 million grant for Latrobe Valley.

Delivering the Upgrades Gippsland Locals Need
Work is continuing to overhaul rail infrastructure along the Cranbourne/Pakenham line as part of ongoing preparations for the introduction of a new fleet of High Capacity Metro Trains.

Victoria’s Drugs Crisis Getting Worse, Not Better
Victoria’s drugs crisis continues to get worse.

Northe Calls on Government to Seal the Deal
Northe to meet with local residents, to announce a policy initiative.

21 Oct 2018 (Sunday)

Liberal Nationals to Boost Language and Literacy for Vulnerable Kids
Elected Liberal Nationals Government will target early language and literacy programs.

Gippsland Climate News & Views September
Peter Gardner's September Newsletter

Trout Stocking Bonanza for School Holidays
More than 30,000 catchable size rainbow trout stocked into almost 80 waters state-wide.

South Gippsland Connected to The State’s Water Grid
South Gippsland will be connected to the state’s water grid for the first time.

Active Bass Coast
Active Bass Coast Plan, a ten year Plan that sets the scene for healthy and active environments and services into the future.

Extra Rehabilitation Beds for Victorian Youth
New youth residential rehabilitation facility to be established in Gippsland.

Bond backs Latrobe drug rehabilitation facility
Sheridan Bond calls for a dedicated drug rehabilitation centre in the Latrobe Valley.

Nominations close soon for Latrobe City’s Australia Day Awards
2019 Australia Day Awards nominations.

Northe implores Minister to support Latrobe Quarry Industry
Russell Northe asking for action on local quarry licensing applications.

Nadine Lineham announced as Dick Bishop 2018 winner
Nadine Lineham is the recipient of this year’s Dick Bishop Memorial Prize.

Small Business Experts Head for Moe
Access to relevant, reliable and affordable information on growing the business at workshops to be held in October for small businesses in the Moe are.

Liberal Nationals’ plan to drive growth in Victorian agriculture
Liberal Nationals Government will grow Victoria’s agriculture and food industries if elected this November

Youth Space Latrobe Seeks Ideas from Young People
Branding the Youth Space Latrobe in Morwell welcomes ideas from the youth.

22 Oct 2018 (Monday)

Building a Bigger and Better Latrobe Regional Hospital
Massive expansion set for the Latrobe Regional Hospital at Traralgon.

$1.66 Million Specialist Skills Boost for Federation Training
Access to cutting edge training for local Yallourn TAFE students soon!

Morwell Makes Room for ‘Her Place’
Celebrating the lives of Victorian women with an exhibition in Morwell.

Bass Coast Team in Asia’s First Swimrun
Kara Landells of Kilcunda and Nina Barry-Macaulay of Cape Paterson will join 30 athletes from around the world to participate in Asia’s first swimrun

Helping Victorians Start Their Own Business
Back up for Victorians who want to start their own business.

Building Upgrades at Wonthaggi Primary School
Important new works for the Wonthaggi Primary School soon!

The Latrobe Valley Misses Out Under Labor, Again
Faster rail for Ballarat and Geelong, Latrobe Valley is left out.

Location Announced For New Morwell Fire Station
A new fire station in Morwell to boost to emergency services in the Latrobe Valley.

Northe calls for ‘Latrobe Sports and Recreation Fund’ to support grassroots sport in Latrobe Valley
Call for Latrobe Valley’s investment in sporting grounds, clubs and facilities.

Regional Skate Park and New Playspace for San Remo
Bass Coast Shire Council and the State Government commits to region’s best skate park and a new play space for San Remo.

Upgrade of Netball Precinct at Inverloch Recreation Reserve
Upgrades to Inverloch-Kongwak Football Netball Club.

Gippsland Line Upgrade Supporting Local Jobs
This $95 million project supports local jobs.

Delivering a Great Local School for Lakes Entrance
$1 million towards an upgrade at St Brendan's School.

Local Green Thumbs Win Big In ABC Gardener of The Year Awards
Hazelwood North couple, Denise and Athol Brand named state finalists in the 2018 ABC Gardener of the Year Awards.

Protecting the Iconic Blue Rock Lake
Funds made available to improve visitor facilities and recreation at Blue Rock Lake.

Get Rid of Green Waste, Fee-Free
Fee-free green waste disposal from 1 November until 16 December 2018.

Your Garden Counts In the War on Weeds
Weed ‘em and Reap program from 22 October to 26 November 2018.

Van Driel Resignation
Chief Executive Officer of Latrobe City Council resigns.

The Nationals Announce Upper House Teams For Northern Victoria and Eastern Victoria
Two new candidates join existing Upper House members.

San Remo Skaters Score New Skate Park
$650,000 new skate park for San Remo

Latrobe Creative Precinct Concept Design Launched
Concept design for the Latrobe Creative Precinct launched today!

Plogging Along To Save Our Oceans
Successful community plogging event on Kilcunda beach.

Providing More Parenting Support in Gippsland
Free parenting support in Gippsland.

New Heavy Pumper for Traralgon Firefighters
A new heavy pumper for Traralgon Fire Brigade's 130th birthday.

Building a New Kinder Hub in Morwell
Access a new one-stop-shop kinder, school and family services soon!

High-Speed Regional Rail
Peter Walsh's letter to the editor.

Liberal Nationals backing Churchill Football Netball Club
$1 million state-of-the-art upgrade for Churchill Football Netball Club.

Farmers’ Market Support Program to return: only under Liberal Nationals
An elected Liberal Nationals Government plans to bring back the Farmers’ Market Support Program axed by Labor.

Advocating for Change
Unanimous vote to prioritise advocacy for the Change for Sam Strategy.

Date Night the Best Start For Early Years
‘Date night’ for early years’ services to strengthen relationships across the sector.

Bond Backs Latrobe Special Education
Bond asked Latrobe Valley community support campaign for a new stand-alone campus for Latrobe Special Developmental School.

Free Text Books for Secondary School Students
Promise of new free textbooks for secondary schoold students if the Nationals get elected.

Northe Racing to Support Latrobe Valley Racing Club
Russell Northe today threw his support behind the dedicated group of volunteers at Latrobe Valley Racing Club, for Traralgon Racecourse.

Building on the Men’s Shed Community in Toongabbie
Toongabbie & District Men’s Shed extension opens today!

Lowanna College Unveils Upgraded Classrooms and Facilities
Bigger, flexible learning spaces and school facilities unveiled!

Applications Invited For Round 2 of Environmental Grants Scheme
East Gippsland Water now inviting applications for Round 2 Native Vegetation and Habitat Creation Grants program.

Energy Programs Deliver Jobs for the Latrobe Valley
Driving down energy prices with installation of microgrids.

Creating Spaces for Young People in the Latrobe Valley
Youth-focused hub formally opens!

Caring For Those Who Care Most
National Carers Week celebration from 14th to 20th October.

Enviromicrobio Lab Opens at Federation Training’s Yallourn Campus
Laboratory at Federation Training’s Yallourn campus by EnviroMicroBio Lab opens today!

The Nationals supporting headspace to better support young Gippslanders
Nationals aim to provide young Gippslanders access to the mental health services they need – regardless of where they live.

70 Million Reasons to Get Behind Gippsland Business Connect
1100 users registered and more than 60 local procurement opportunities worth $70 million posted to a new business platform.

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