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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.

RACECOURSE RENOVATIONS ANNOUNCED FOR WOOLAMAI

Racegoers will enjoy new, improved facilities at the picturesque Woolamai Race Track near Phillip Island, thanks to a joint funding package of almost $9000 supported by the Andrews Labor Government.

BONANZA FOR TWO MOE SPORTING CLUBS

Moe Bowling Club and Moe Golf Club are the latest recipients to upgrade their facilities for members with funding support from the Latrobe Valley Authority.

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.

GIPPSLAND FIRST HOME BUYERS ARE WINNERS!

The Andrews Labor Government has released the number of first home buyers who benefited from the changes to stamp duty charges introduced at the beginning of July 2017 .Across the State this was a saving of more than $212 Million for First Home Buyers.

WARRAGUL EYESORE TRANSFORMED

Member for Eastern Victoria, Harriet Shing attended the opening of the Green Shed Mural Project to the community of Warragul today.

DOMESTIC TOURISM BOOMING IN GIPPSLAND

Record numbers of Australians flocked to all regional areas of Victoria spending more money and staying longer, according to the latest National Visitor Survey for the year ending September 2017.

VICTORIA’S ROCK SOLID APPROACH TO GAS

Minister for Resources Tim Pallas today launched the first Victorian Gas Program Progress Report, with initial analysis showing Victoria’s onshore conventional gas resources are much smaller than its vast offshore resources.

NEW SECURITY OFFICERS FOR COURTHOUSES

Residents across southern Gippsland will soon have access to safer and more secure court facilities in Korumburra and Wonthaggi with the roll out of new Court Security Officers under the Andrews Labor Government. This is on top of the recent announcement of a $375,000 building upgrade for the Korumburra Courthouse.

HAVE YOUR SAY ON ROAD PLANS FOR PHILLIP ISLAND

The Andrews Labor Government has released concept designs and potential improvements to the Phillip Island Road Corridor – with locals, businesses and visitors all invited to have their say on the plans.