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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CUTS COST GIPPSLAND’S LGAs MORE THAN $13.2 MILLION

The tabling of the Victoria Grants Commission’s annual report has revealed the damage inflicted by the Federal Coalition Government’s cuts to funding for local governments across Gippsland. Member for Eastern Victoria Region, Harriet Shing said the true impact of cuts to Financial Assistance Grants had..

SMALL BUSINESS BUS BRINGS ADVICE ON WHEELS TO GIPPSLAND

Small business operators across Gippsland will be able to access free mentoring, support and government business services when the Small Business Bus visits the region in December. Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade, Philip Dalidakis said this year the Andrews Labor Government had doubled..

Gippsland’s Rich Heritage Honoured In New Walking Track

Gippsland’s rich heritage was on show today, with the official opening of the Gippsland Heritage Walk taking place in Morwell. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford said the new Walk was a valuable regional attraction celebrating Gippsland’s rich history. The new attraction is expected to..

LOCAL YOUNG LEADERS TO VISIT CHINA AS PART OF $13 MILLION EDUCATION PROGRAM

Forty students and four teachers from across Gippsland have been selected to take part in the Victorian Government’s $13 million Victorian Young Leaders to China (VYLC) State-wide program designed to support students studying the Chinese language and culture. Four schools, each having 10 students and..

FREEZA GRANTS HELP YOUNG PEOPLE RUN MUSIC AND CULTURAL EVENTS IN GIPPSLAND

Harriet Shing, Member for Eastern Victoria region, announced $402,735 funding for six Gippsland organisations under the Andrews Labor Government’s 2016-18 FReeZA program. The FReeZA program gives young people the chance to grow industry contacts, gain practical experience and develop career opportunities in the industry. Participants..

ORBOST KIDS PEDAL THEIR WAY TO A HEALTHY AND HAPPY LIFESTYLE

Orbost Primary School has been awarded a $3,000 Andrews Labor Government grant that will encourage kids to ditch their lift to school and cycle instead. Member for Eastern Victoria Region, Harriet Shing announced that Orbost Primary School is one of 19 across the state to..