RACE THE RUBEENA & BEAT CHESTER FOR SALE’S WATER TOWER

The Nationals Member for Gippsland Darren Chester has challenged runners to race him in a five kilometre charity fun run to raise money for the restoration of the Sale Water Tower. Mr Chester will donate $2 to the restoration project for each person who finishes ahead...

RURAL GENERALIST A MEDICAL SPECIALITY

A landmark agreement has been reached to recognise the unique skill set of regional doctors and promote the career path as a specialty. Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester said a national framework for rural generalist as a medical specialty would be developed...

LOCAL BUYERS TO GET FIRST OFFER ON AG LAND SALES

New rules will require farmers to advertise their property to locals before it is sold to foreign investors. The Federal Government will require farm land be marketed to Australian bidders for a minimum of 30 days and provide the opportunity for Australians to...

LOCALS URGED TO EMBRACE MY HEALTH RECORD

Gippslanders are being encouraged to register online for the new My Health Record, which provides a shared health summary accessible to GPs. Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester said the system gave patients control over their personal health information and...

NEW ROLE FOR MARY ALDRED

Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester has congratulated outgoing Committee for Gippsland CEO Mary Aldred for her commitment to Gippsland over the past seven years. “Mary has been a strong advocate for Gippsland during some challenging times, helping to raise the...

CHESTER APPOINTED REGIONAL COMMITTEE HEAD

The Nationals Member for Gippsland Darren Chester has been appointed as the new chair of the Federal Government’s Select Committee on Regional Development and Decentralisation. The committee is currently inquiring into the best approaches to growing and sustaining...

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Darren Chester MPSaturday, December 16th, 2017 at 1:10pm
Round Six of the Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Program is now open. Improving heavy vehicle safety on our roads is essential to reducing road trauma and there is $100 million available under this latest round for projects around Australia.
Rest areas, overtaking lanes and road enhancements funded through this program will help to ensure a safer, better heavy vehicle network.
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Darren Chester was elected to Federal Parliament as the Member for Gippsland on June 26, 2008.

Darren Chester was appointed Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport on February, 18, 2016.

ABOUT GIPPSLAND

Gippsland is one of the most diverse regions in Australia and our community is dispersed across 33,000 square kilometres.

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