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GIPPSLAND HITS RECORD VACCINATION RATE

Kids in Gippsland are now better protected against vaccine-preventable diseases with all but one local government area hitting the ambitious herd immunity target of 95 per cent – its best immunisation coverage in history.

SHING LAUNCHES INNER GIPPSLAND RESEARCH COLLABORATION

One hundred and twenty delegates came from across the region, representing the education sector, local government, support/service agencies and community groups to participate in the first Gippsland Learning and Knowledge Exchange Dialogue and hear from the PhD students undertaking research on behalf of this research collaboration.

MORE FUNDING FOR GIPPSLAND LAKES

Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing today announced that another round of community led projects to protect and enhance the iconic Gippsland Lakes have been funded.

GETTING HOOKED ON FREE FISH EVENTS AT LAKES ENTRANCE

Seafood lovers and keen recreational anglers will soon converge at Lakes Entrance for the Labour Day long weekend in March to join the festivities at our free ‘Hooked on Lakes Entrance’ event and first ever symposium on dusky flathead.

LATROBE AMBULANCE RESPONSE TIMES KEEP IMPROVING

Ambulance response times continue to improve and more elective surgeries are being done on time than ever before, thanks to record investment in our health system by the Andrews Labor Government.

GIPPSLAND ATHLETES ARE GOING PLACES

Getting to the finish line is sometimes only half the battle for some of our emerging sports stars, so the Andrews Labor Government is making getting to the start line a lot easier.

BETTER ANGLER ACCESS TO HAZELWOOD FISHERY

Anglers in Victoria will now have better opportunities to bag a barramundi at Hazelwood pondage with 500m of new fishing access set to officially open from 1 February, 2018.