‘LOVE WHERE WE LIVE’ 2020 GIPPSLAND CALENDAR COMPETITION
The Member for Gippsland has called on amateur photographers across Gippsland to photograph their favourite parts of the region and help promote the unique attractions of our towns, farms and natural landscapes.
Putting Locals First
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Sad to hear about the loss of a great Australian. Vale Arnold Forrester. #TYFYS https://t.co/3U4IzOlJb6
This is Arnold Forrester and today he turns 100 years old. Arnold, born in Daylesford, joined the @AustralianArmy in 1942 and served in New Guinea as a Lance Corporal with 39 Australian Infantry Battalion. Happy birthday, Arnold and thank you for your service. #TYFYS #OurVeterans https://t.co/5ROI81mHxQ
Today we commemorate 50 years since Operation Hammersley during the Vietnam War. Sadly 12 Australians were killed, 59 wounded & a further 2 killed in the days after. To those who served in Operation Hammersley & in the Vietnam War more broadly, thank you for your service. #TYFYS https://t.co/c6x0EofvK1
Darren Chester was elected to Federal Parliament as the Member for Gippsland on June 26, 2008.
Darren Chester was sworn in as the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, Minister for Defence Personnel and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Centenary of ANZAC on 5 March 2018.
Gippsland is one of the most diverse regions in Australia and our community is dispersed across 33,000 square kilometres.