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NEW COLLABORATIONS FOR GIPPSLAND’S FOOD AND FIBRE SECTOR

Gippsland’s food and fibre industry is set to continue its growth and market presence, following the amalgamation of East Gippsland Food Cluster and Agribusiness Gippsland into Food & Fibre Gippsland Incorporated.

LIGHTING UP SPORT ACROSS THE LATROBE VALLEY

The Andrews Labor Government is lighting the way for community sport in the Latrobe Valley thanks to the installation of 300 new lux LED lights in Newborough and Traralgon.

HONOURING EASTERN VICTORIA’S INSPIRING SENIORS

Eastern Victoria locals are being encouraged to recognise the contributions made to our community by seniors and organisations by nominating people for the Victorian Senior of the Year Awards.

SCULPTURE RISES FROM BUSHFIRE DEVASTATION

Gippsland residents have created a powerful symbol of their resilience through a sculpture made from scrap metal recovered from the ashes of the 2009 Victorian bushfires. 

THE WORK CONTINUES TO UPGRADE LOCAL SCHOOLS 

Students in Mount Evelyn will soon have access to the first-rate classrooms and facilities they deserve, with work underway to upgrade the Yarra Ranges Special Development School.

GIPPSLAND LINE PASSENGERS URGED TO PLAN AHEAD DURING APRIL

Construction teams will work around the clock to upgrade metropolitan lines shared by Gippsland trains between 6 and 23 April, as part of the state-wide Autumn transport construction blitz, with free travel to be offered during the entire period.

NEW CAMPAIGN SHOWS GIPPSLAND IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS

A new tourism campaign will encourage visitors to choose Gippsland for their next day trip, overnight visit or longer stay, as the community continues to manage ongoing fires and the recovery effort.

FIRST STEPS FOR VICTORIA’S FREE BABY BUNDLE

Free Baby Bundles for first-time parents being delivered by the Andrews Labor Government are a step closer - and Victorians are being urged to nominate their favourite children’s books.

ASBESTOS TASKFORCE KICKS OFF IN THE LATROBE VALLEY

A dedicated asbestos taskforce for the Latrobe Valley has got underway, ensuring locals have their say over the removal of dangerous asbestos waste material from former power station and industrial sites.

FIRST BUSINESSES SIGN ON TO GROW GIPPSLAND ECONOMY

The first group of members today signed the GROW Compact committing their business to increasing local spend in Gippsland and creating job opportunities for those with barriers to work.

LOCAL SCHOOLS TO REMAIN INDEPENDENT

The Latrobe Special Developmental School and Traralgon Secondary College will not be merged, with the Andrews Labor Government to get on with the job of upgrading both schools. 

DROUIN TO HOST SPARTAN KIDS RACE NEXT SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

Gippsland kids will be able to put their skills to the test next school holidays when the Spartan Australia kids’ race comes to Baw Baw Shire for the first time, with support from the Andrews Labor Government.