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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.

WASTE EDUCATION GRANTS HELP REDUCE LITTER IN GIPPSLAND

The Andrews Labor Government has committed $1 million for Sustainability Victoria to deliver the Victorian Litter Plan, which includes litter grants and programs for local councils and the community to reduce litter in the State.

NEW SECURITY OFFICERS FOR COURTHOUSES

“The Andrews Labor Government is increasing security measures at courts across the state to help make them safer for the Victorian community.”

NEW CHARTER TO IMPROVE HEALTH AND WELLBEING IN LATROBE

Tuesday 19 December 2017 The new Latrobe Health and Wellbeing Charter, which was launched today was developed in collaboration with Valley residents. It is an initiative of the Latrobe Health Innovation Zone. This Charter outlines how local people want to work with businesses, health services,..

GETTING ON WITH BUILDING A SAFER COMMUNITY IN SALE

Tuesday, 19 December 2017 The Andrews Labor Government is investing in upgrades to improve safety and community confidence around the Sale CBD and help cut down on crime. Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing today announced over $213,000 in funding for Wellington Shire Council to..

CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY FOR WARRAGUL LOCALS

In the spirit of giving, Warragul Harness Racing Club is providing a fully subsided luncheon package for up to 200 disadvantaged people from the local Warragul community as part of its inaugural Christmas Eve Luncheon race day on Sunday, 24 December.

NEW GRANTS PROGRAM FOR VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS

Volunteer fire fighting brigades in Gippsland can now apply for grants of up to $250,000, thanks to a new $10 million program funded by the Andrews Labor Government.

PLANNING FOR A FUTURE TRARALGON BYPASS

Residents, businesses and industry are invited to share their views on the future development of a Traralgon Bypass and the local road network to better understand the current and future challenges for the town.

EXTRA FUNDING FOR LOCAL LANDCARE GROUPS

The Andrews Labor Government is helping to preserve Gippsland’s precious natural environment, with grants allocated to local Landcare groups across the region.

STRENGTHENING AIR MONITORING IN THE LATROBE VALLEY

New air monitoring equipment is being trialled for six weeks in the Latrobe Valley to provide more information about air quality and improve the Environment Protection Authority’s ability to locate and watch smoke plumes.

MAKING ACCESS TO LEGAL SERVICES FAIRER IN GIPPSLAND

Harriet Shing, Member for Eastern Victoria Region today announced Anglicare Victoria will receive a $191,292 funding boost as part of a grants program under the Andrews Labor Government.

CREATING A STRONGER TAFE IN GIPPSLAND

The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring all Victorians have access to high quality training through our Skills First TAFE Community Service and Reconnect funding programs.