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MORE FUNDING FOR GIPPSLAND LAKES

Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing today announced that another round of community led projects to protect and enhance the iconic Gippsland Lakes have been funded.

GETTING HOOKED ON FREE FISH EVENTS AT LAKES ENTRANCE

Seafood lovers and keen recreational anglers will soon converge at Lakes Entrance for the Labour Day long weekend in March to join the festivities at our free ‘Hooked on Lakes Entrance’ event and first ever symposium on dusky flathead.

TIME FOR GIPPSLAND TO GET ACTIVE THIS APRIL

The Gippsland community is once again being urged to get active through the Premier’s Active April challenge, which celebrates its 10-year anniversary this year.

LATROBE AMBULANCE RESPONSE TIMES KEEP IMPROVING

Ambulance response times continue to improve and more elective surgeries are being done on time than ever before, thanks to record investment in our health system by the Andrews Labor Government.

BETTER ANGLER ACCESS TO HAZELWOOD FISHERY

Anglers in Victoria will now have better opportunities to bag a barramundi at Hazelwood pondage with 500m of new fishing access set to officially open from 1 February, 2018.

COMMUNITY CONSULTATION ON MANAGING WASTE

The Victorian Government has held a community discussion about ways to manage our waste better for the benefit of communities, the economy and the environment.

NEW SURFACE FOR WARRAGUL BOWLING CLUB

The Warragul Bowling Club is set to receive a new lease on life thanks to $150,000 funding from the Andrews Labor Government to replace the synthetic surface on one of the club’s two bowling greens.

GLENNGARRY GIRL GUIDE CAMPSITE UPGRADE

The Girl Guide campsite, Burnet Park near Glengarry is set for a complete transformation thanks to $187,420 from the Latrobe Valley Authority’s (LVA) Community Facility Fund.

FONTERRA EXPANSION A WIN FOR GIPPSLAND

The world’s largest exporter of dairy products, Fonterra, has shown its confidence in doing business in Gippsland with a multi-million-dollar investment in manufacturing plant upgrades.

SHING VISITS BAIRNSDALE POLICE STATION

Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing today visited officers at Bairnsdale Police Station as they prepare an upgrade to station facilities to give them a better working environment.

VICTORIA’S FRESH PRODUCE HITS A GRAND SLAM

World-class talent from both the tennis court and the kitchen will be on display at this year’s Australian Open, with world-renowned chefs serving up the best of Victoria’s fresh produce.