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LOCAL VOLUNTEER CELEBRATED IN GIPPSLAND

The Andrews Labor Government is celebrating the work of a volunteer from Churchill, Melissa Ferguson, who is among the nearly 60 incredible Victorians shortlisted for the 2018 Premier’s Volunteer Champion Awards.

FREE TAFE EXPANDED WITH 12 ADDITIONAL COURSES

Member for Eastern Victoria Region, Harriet Shing today welcomed Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews’ announcement that Free TAFE would be available for 10 additional non-apprenticeship courses in areas ranging from community services to construction and cyber security, as well as two additional pre-apprenticeship courses.

AVON RIVER BRIDGE ALIGNMENT REVEALED

The Stratford community has today seen a glimpse of what the new Avon River rail bridge may look like once the $95 million project to replace the existing structure is complete.

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 Engagement (HOPE) initiative.

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..

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 year’s Victorian Youth Congress.

FLEXIBLE SUPPORT FOR VICTIMS OF FAMILY VIOLENCE

Monday, 6 August 2018 The Andrews Labor Government is doing more for thousands of family violence victim-survivors by providing practical supports to help them leave violent relationships. Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos today announced an additional $40 million over two years for more..

FUNDING TO HELP DEVELOP THE EAST GIPPSLAND RAIL TRAIL

The Victorian Government has awarded a $15,000 Stronger Regional Communities Plan grant to the East Gippsland Shire Council to help prepare a business case for the 100-kilometre East Gippsland Rail Trail.