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9 Sep 2018 (Sunday)

CEO Announces February Departure
Bass Coast Shire Council CEO, Paul Buckley PSM leaves position.

Creating New Solar Power Jobs in the Latrobe Valley
Fifty new jobs in the Latrobe Valley with a new government agency, Solar Victoria, to be based in Morwell.

Women Take to the Track at Logan Park
Celebrating women’s contribution to harness racing and other fields.

Supporting Gippsland: Community Crime Prevention
Latrobe Valley and West Gippsland locals to benefit from the latest round of Community Safety Fund grants.

Stars to Shine in Latrobe Valley Big Bash Blockbuster
Stars will play a full Big Bash League match for points against the Adelaide Strikers in January in Latrobe Valley.

New Solar Jobs in the Valley to keep Powering Victoria
New Morwell-based government agency, Solar Victoria, to deliver our $1.3 billion Solar Homes program

Garden Competition Announces New Categories
Annual garden competition will open on 1 September.

Labor’s Solar Scheme Misses the Mark
Daniel Andrews pledge a billion taxpayer dollars on a poorly planned solar scheme.

Let Latrobe Leisure’s New Parent and Baby Class Ease you back into a Fitness Routine
Mums and bubs classes at Leisure

Winners are Grinners at the Bass Coast Business Awards
See the winners in the Bass Coast Shire Council’s annual Business Awards.

Erosion: A Number One Priority for Bass Coast
Bass Coast Shire Council working closely with the Department of Environment Water Land and Planning (DEWLP), and the community to address the serious level of erosion at Cowes East, Cowes and Inverloch foreshores.

Stock on Roads
Dangerous stock on roads.

More Funding for Gippsland’s Iconic Lakes
Almost $280,000 allocated to ten projects to improve Gippsland Lakes.

16 Sep 2018 (Sunday)

Labor’s Green Coalition Partners Move to Cut Timber Supply to Australian Paper
Bill proposal to terminate the Act that provides supply of timber to Australian Paper gets slammed.

Innovation in Brown Coal Welcomed by Latrobe City
Latrobe City’s future prosperity looks brighter today in view of the brown coal interests.

Bass Coast Shines at Gippsland Business Awards
Bass Coast Businesses were winners at the annual Federation Business School Gippsland Business Awards.

Thompson Reserve Lights up the Stars
Thompson Reserve in Inverloch lit up.

Labor’s Regional Rail Fails
Melbourne suburbs rail network is another snub for regional passengers.

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

Northe Calls for Equitable Fares for Latrobe Valley Seniors
A call for public transport privileges for the senior of Latrobe Valley.

Thousands Get Ahead with Morwell Good Money
Morwell’s Good Money store celebrating a successful first anniversary with a no or low interest loan.

Delivering a New Junior Secondary School for Phillip Island Families
Greater access to secondary education for for Phillip Island families.

CCTV Project Rolled Out across Morwell CBD
CCTV cameras installed at locations around the Morwell CBD to increase community perceptions of safety as well as act as a potential crime deterrent.

City-Centric Labor Snubs Latrobe Valley Commuters with a New Line For Melbourne
The promsie of a new tunnel through Melbourne suburbs while failing to match The Nationals’ plan for the much-needed dedicated line for Gippsland trains.

Further Great Alpine Road Upgrades Underway
Safer and more reliable Great Alpine Road with seven kilometres of road improvements.

Liberal Nationals Working Group to Unlock Victoria’s Brown Coal Potential
Future uses and commercialisation opportunities for the Latrobe Valley’s brown coal industry discussed.

Labor’s Green Deal Threatens Valley Jobs - Again
Plans to shut down the local native forestry industry threatens Latrobe Valley jobs.

Businesses Improve Access through Funding
Improved access for all abilities from funding by the Rural Access program.

Sporting Hall of Fame Nominations Open and Exhibition Tours
Calling for Nominations: Legends and members categories.

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Labor’s Plan Takes An Axe to Victoria’s Timber Industry and Jobs

Funding Boost to Re-Train Latrobe Valley Workers
Fund for new skills with biodiversity training for workes in Latrobe Valley.

Northe Supports a Lifeline for Lifeline Gippsland
Russell Northe to meet with Lifeline Gippsland representatives to discuss policy initiative.

Hazelwood Not to Be Listed on Heritage Register
Hazelwood Power Station did not meet the necessary criteria for Heritage Registry.

Rail Loop Set to Connect Gippsland
New underground rail network set to circle Melbourne connecting every major regional train line from the Geelong line to the Gippsland line through Melbourne Airport.

23 Sep 2018 (Sunday)

Bass Coast continues advocacy with Ministers
Increased focus on the seat of Bass in the lead up to the State Election. Council grabs opportunities to be heard.

24 Sep 2018 (Monday)

Minister Fails to Support Latrobe Valley Seniors
Disappointment prevails with seniors access to public transport.

Awarding accessibility in Bass Coast
Businesses improve access through funding

Youth Workshop an Educated Future for Bass Coast
‘Tertiary Advocacy Forum’ designed to explore challenges and opportunities around access to tertiary education for young people in Bass Coast.

Northe writes to Minister for Mental Health pleading for Lifeline funding
Northe pleads for action regarding the minimal funding that Lifeline Gippsland receives.

Million-Dollar Revamp for Morwell’s CBD
Morwell’s CBD is set to undergo a streetscape upgrade.

Council Launch Availability of Lodging Planning Applications
Latrobe City Council will offer the community an ePlanning Portal.

Labor Uncertainty Risking an End to Local Timber Industry
Labor’s Green coalition partners move to cut timber supply to Australian Paper.

Synthetic Bowling Green Assures Long-Term Future of the Moe Bowling Club
New all-weather synthetic grass bowling green from the Victorian State Government.

Cowes Wins this Year’s Bike Ed Challenge
Cowes Primary School has won this year’s annual Bass Coast Bike Ed Challenge.

Northe Writes to Minister for Mental Health Seeking Clarification on Rehabilitation Funding
Northe Writes to Minister for Mental Health seeking answers on how budget will be spent.

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