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A BOOST FOR SKILLS AND TRAINING IN GIPPSLAND

A locally-owned Morwell business will now be able to support the training of more bus drivers for hazardous driving conditions in Southern alpine areas, thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government.

LATROBE VALLEY SET BE WORLD LEADER ON HYDROGEN

The Andrews Labor Government is backing a world-first, international project to produce hydrogen in the Latrobe Valley that will create 400 local jobs in its first stage and potentially thousands more in the future.

A STEP CLOSER TO BETTER BROADBAND FOR MORWELL

Morwell is a step closer to getting better broadband, with a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the construction and delivery of enhanced broadband services released to the market this week.

MORE REGIONAL GRANTS TO PREVENT GAMBLING HARM

The Andrews Labor Government is stepping up the fight against gambling harm in regional and rural Victoria with $250,000 in prevention grants to be provided through the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation (VRGF).

FUELLING JOBS AND INVESTMENT IN LATROBE VALLEY

A proposed innovative waste to energy project will help an iconic Latrobe Valley pulp and paper manufacturer cut carbon emissions, create new jobs and usher in a new wave of investment in the region.

CRIME DOWN ACROSS GIPPSLAND

The offence rate has dropped across local government areas in Gippsland as the Andrews Labor Government’s record investment in Victoria Police continues to roll out.

GIPPSLAND LINE UPGRADE SET TO RAMP UP

A multimillion-dollar investment in better train services for passengers in Victoria’s east can now rail ramp up with the Andrews Labor Government’s receipt of funding for the $1.57 billion Regional Rail Revival program.

NEW AMBULANCE STATION FOR ORBOST

Paramedics and Ambulance Community Officers in Orbost will soon have the facilities they need to quickly respond to local medical emergencies with a new world-class ambulance branch.

MORE POLICE FOR GIPPSLAND TO SUPPORT SAFER COMMUNITIES

Gippsland will see more police on the streets, with an additional 25 police officers above the attrition rate due to hit the beat over the next year as the Andrews Labor Government continues to deliver the biggest boost to police resources in history.

CHEAPER, FAIRER TRAVEL FOR GIPPSLAND PASSENGERS

Labor Member for Eastern Region Victoria Harriet Shing has welcomed fare changes that will make catching regional public transport cheaper and fairer for thousands of Gippsland passengers.

BRINGING THE BEST OF THE ARTS TO GIPPSLAND

Member for Eastern Victoria Region, Harriet Shing is encouraging local not-for-profit arts groups, arts societies, venues and councils to apply for a grant, and increase the range of cultural experiences available in regional Victoria.

MAKING GIPPSLAND KINDERGARTENS MORE INCLUSIVE

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Gippsland kindergartens upgrade their buildings and playgrounds and buy equipment to provide a more inclusive environment for children with disabilities and additional needs.