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ROAD SAFETY BOOSTS IN BAW BAW

Road safety in West Gippsland has received a boost after Baw Baw Shire Council received two grants totalling $54,400 from the Transport Accident Commission grants program.

NEW $200 MILLION FUND TO REBUILD HOSPITALS IN GIPPSLAND NOW OPEN

A new Andrews Labor Government $200 million fund to rebuild rural and regional health facilities – the largest of its kind in Victorian history – is now open for applications. Harriet Shing, Member for Eastern Victoria today urged health services in Gippsland to apply for..

WORK BEGINS ON REBUILD OF SALE SPECIALIST SCHOOL

It was an election commitment for the Andrews Labor Government, and now the dream is becoming a reality for staff and students of Sale Specialist School, as construction starts on their new school.

GIPPSLAND DAIRY FARMERS HAVE THEIR SAY

The Andrews Labor Government is continuing its extensive consultation with Victorian dairy farmers on the roll out of its $4.5 million community fund – meeting today in Maffra.

ACTIVE CLUB GRANTS KICKING GOALS IN GIPPSLAND

Local sport and recreation clubs in Gippsland will share in close to $1 million of funding as part of the latest round of VicHealth’s Active Club Grants program. Harriet Shing, Member for Eastern Victoria said the grants would help more people in across Gippsland become..

TRACK UPGRADED FOR TAMBO RIVER ANGLERS

Recreational anglers now have better access to the lower reaches of the Tambo River at Johnsonville thanks to an upgrade of McFarlane Road, which provides shore-based fishers with vehicle access right next to the river.

NEW MINISTER VISITS LATROBE VALLEY

Victoria’s new Minister for Industry and Employment and Minister for Resources, Wade Noonan, visited the Latrobe Valley as his first regional destination, meeting with major employers, local government and community group representatives to hear firsthand from the community about the economic development opportunities and aspirations for the region.

EMPOWERING LATROBE YOUTH TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

The Andrews Labor Government today announced $200,000 for the Moving On Up project, supporting 30 Koori young people to build confidence, social skills and strengthen their cultural identities.

HELPING GIPPSLAND’S YOUNG PEOPLE ACCESS HEALTH CARE

Harriet Shing MP, Member for Eastern Victoria Region today announced that Gippsland’s schools had been invited to apply to participate in the $43.8 million Doctors in Secondary Schools program, commencing in 2017.