CHESTER HUMBLED BY ELECTION WIN

Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester says he’s ‘incredibly humbled’ by the election result which delivered significant swings to him across the region, despite the change in government. Mr Chester recorded an increased primary vote of more than 55%, as voters...

GIPPSLAND VETERANS WELFARE CENTRE BOOST

The Gippsland Veterans Welfare Centre in Sale will receive a $2 million boost if the Federal Coalition Government is returned on Saturday. Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester said the money would upgrade facilities to provide additional services for local...

VALLEY LANDS A BIG BARRA

The Latrobe Valley will become home to the world’s largest indoor barramundi aquaculture farm with a $30 million boost from the Federal Government. Member for Gippsland Darren Chester says the consortium of private investors planning to build the $125 million farm...

HIGHWAY SWITCH AT FLYNN

Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester (pictured) says the Princes Highway duplication project has reached a major milestone with traffic switched to the new section at Flynn. The $250 million final three stages of the project is 80% funded by the Federal...

BACKING CLEAN HYDROGEN AND CARBON CAPTURE IN GIPPSLAND

The Coalition Government is backing the development of clean hydrogen and carbon capture and storage technologies in Victoria’s Gippsland region, providing job and economic growth opportunities for the community. The Government is investing more than $42.9 million in...

CHESTER ATTENDS MOTHER’S DAY CLASSIC

Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester (left) and Mother’s Day Classic host Darren McCubbin at the start line of the 8km charity run. Hundreds of locals ran and walked around Lake Guthridge to support breast cancer survivors, remember loved ones and raise money...

PRINCES HIGHWAY WORKS BOOSTING SAFETY

A $3.6 million upgrade to one of the worst sections of the Princes Highway will improve safety and resilience of the key transport link, according to Member for Gippsland Darren Chester (pictured). Mr Chester inspected progress on the Mt Drummer section of the...

CHESTER TIPS RECORD PRE-POLL

Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester is predicting record numbers of pre-polling as early voting centres open today (Monday) across Gippsland.    Mr Chester said the combined impacts of the coronavirus pandemic and increased opening hours of early voting...

MAJOR CONNECTIVITY BOOST FOR EAST GIPPSLAND

Further funding to reduce mobile phone blackspots and improve connectivity in East Gippsland will deliver long-term safety, social and economic benefits, according to local MP Darren Chester. The Federal Member for Gippsland has welcomed over $2 million of funding in...

NEW VIEWING PLATFORM FOR HEYFIELD WETLANDS

Heyfield wetlands volunteers are continuing to transform the popular nature reserve with upgraded trails, revegetation and a new viewing platform. Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester (pictured) met with volunteer Barry Donahoe who provided a guided tour of the...

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There are no words to describe another horrendous mass shooting in the USA but Steve Kerr has tried to finally get some legislative change on background checks. You have to watch this. https://t.co/fYDgL41dUG
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Apparently I’ve been criticised for posting too many dog photos on Twitter. Sorry, not sorry. Tonight’s walk with Marlo was a chance to re-connect with my own best friend and reflect on the challenges ahead. #auspoldogs #lovegippsland @swrighteconomy @GemmaTognini https://t.co/UJHd9Vin5h DarrenChesterMP photo
What do you know, the sun did rise & life moved on! Humbled by the incredible support from Gippslanders & looking forward to working for regional Australians. Congratulations to PM-elect @AlboMP A jog around Sale the perfect way to re-set for the challenges ahead #lovegippsland https://t.co/iHV8na8LMN DarrenChesterMP photo

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Darren Chester was elected to Federal Parliament as the Member for Gippsland on June 26, 2008.

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