• Exhibition opening

    An exhibition featuring the hopes and dreams of the Morwell community will make its way to the halls of the Victorian Parliament in next week.

  • BOOST TO SERVICES WITH A NEW KINDER IN CORINELLA

    Families with young children in Corinella can now access the quality local kindergarten programs they need, with the opening of the new Bass Valley Children’s Centre.

  • GRANT TO UPGRADE THE GATHERING PLACE

    Member for Eastern Victoria, Harriet Shing today announced that The Gathering Place in Morwell is set to receive infrastructure and facility upgrades thanks to a $15,647 grant from the Andrews Labor Government, under the Latrobe Valley Authority’s Community Facility Fund.

  • MOE TO SHARE IN RECORD COMMUNITY SPORT INVESTMENT

    Keen netballers in Moe will share in the biggest investment in women’s and community sport in Victoria’s history announced by the Andrews Labor Government.

  • Harriet visits Bairnsdale Police Station

    Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing today visited officers at Bairnsdale Police Station as they prepare an upgrade to station facilities to give them a better working environment.

  • VOLUNTARY ASSITED DYING SPEECH BY HARRIET

    LATEST NEWS - 29.11.2017 - BILL HAS PASSED LOWER HOUSE AGAIN - WILL BECOME LAW I rise today to speak on the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2017, and in doing so I want to begin by acknowledging the vast number of contributions that have been made to elected representatives, including me, in the course of this particular debate.

  • Exhibition opening

    An exhibition featuring the hopes and dreams of the Morwell community will make its way to the halls of the Victorian Parliament in next week.

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DELIVERING A GREAT LOCAL SCHOOL FOR CHURCHILL

Churchill families will get the world-class local school their kids deserve, with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to upgrade Churchill Primary School.

SUICIDE PREVENTION PROGRAM EXPANDS TO GIPPSLAND

The Andrews Labor Government is saving lives and supporting people at their most vulnerable across Victoria, with the expansion of the successful Hospital Outreach Post-suicidal...

SUPPORTING RURAL COUNCILS TO DEVELIVER BETTER SERVICES

The Andrews Labor Government is helping rural and regional councils improve services with the opening of expressions of interest for the Rural Council Support Program.

PLANNING FOR JOBS AND HOMES IN GIPPSLAND

Monday, 13 August 2018 The Andrews Labor Government is making it quicker and easier to build new homes and infrastructure in Gippsland, awarding $240,000 in grants to four Gippsland municipalities. Funding will help councils to undertake critical town planning projects, developing growth plans and job opportunities. Projects include: $85,000 to Baw Baw Shire Council to review the Development Contributions Plan for Drouin and Warragul $80,000 to Wellington Shire Council to support a development plan to unlock land for jobs on a 55ha site adjacent to the West Sale Aerodrome $50,000 to Latrobe City Council Victorian Planning Authority (VPA) services to prepare the South East Traralgon Precinct Structure Plan and associated Development Contributions Plan and Native Vegetation Precinct Plan $25,000 to Bass Coast Shire Council in VPA services for the delivery of the Wonthaggi North East Precinct Structure Plan and Development Contributions Plan. The funding is part of the Streamlining for Growth program, to improve planning in growth areas and help them flourish. The Labor Government is investing $24 million into the Streamlining for Growth program over four years, to fund initiatives that will boost new affordable housing, jobs and infrastructure. For more information, visit vpa.vic.gov.au/streamlining-for-growth-program. Quotes attributable to Member for Eastern Victoria Region, Harriet Shing “Managing growth in jobs, infrastructure and housing in regional Victoria is a high priority.”  “It’s part of our ongoing investment to cut red tape and improve the planning process for growing communities in Gippsland.” Quotes attributable to Minister for Planning Richard Wynne “We’re getting the planning right and delivering the infrastructure and services people in Gippsland need.”

PLANNING FOR JOBS AND HOMES IN GIPPSLAND

Monday, 13 August 2018 The Andrews Labor Government is making it quicker and easier to build new homes and infrastructure in Gippsland, awarding $240,000 in grants to four Gippsland municipalities. Funding will help councils to undertake critical town planning projects, developing growth plans and job opportunities. Projects include: $85,000 to Baw Baw Shire Council to review the Development Contributions Plan for Drouin and Warragul $80,000 to Wellington Shire Council to support a development plan to unlock land for jobs on a 55ha site adjacent to the West Sale Aerodrome $50,000 to Latrobe City Council Victorian Planning Authority (VPA) services to prepare the South East Traralgon Precinct Structure Plan and associated Development Contributions Plan and Native Vegetation Precinct Plan $25,000 to Bass Coast Shire Council in VPA services for the delivery of the Wonthaggi North East Precinct Structure Plan and Development Contributions Plan. The funding is part of the Streamlining for Growth program, to improve planning in growth areas and help them flourish. The Labor Government is investing $24 million into the Streamlining for Growth program over four years, to fund initiatives that will boost new affordable housing, jobs and infrastructure. For more information, visit vpa.vic.gov.au/streamlining-for-growth-program. Quotes attributable to Member for Eastern Victoria Region, Harriet Shing “Managing growth in jobs, infrastructure and housing in regional Victoria is a high priority.”  “It’s part of our ongoing investment to cut red tape and improve the planning process for growing communities in Gippsland.” Quotes attributable to Minister for Planning Richard Wynne “We’re getting the planning right and delivering the infrastructure and services people in Gippsland need.”

 

IT’S TIME TO PICK MY PROJECT

Residents of Gippsland can now vote for their favourite local projects with 176 ideas across Gippsland

SUPPORTING YOUNG VICTORIANS TO HAVE THEIR SAY

Young Victorians in Gippsland are being encouraged to step up and have their voices heard on issues that matter to them as part of next...

CALLING FOR CREATIVITY IN YOUTH WEEK

The Andrews Labor Government is putting out the call for new and creative ideas to help shape the 2019 Victorian Youth Week.

OUR DEDICATED LIFESAVERS RECOGNISED FOR EXCELLENCE

Volunteers, nippers, clubs and trainers picked up a swag of awards at Life Saving Victoria’s (LSV’s) annual Awards of Excellence night.