TAKING HEAVY VEHICLES OUT OF THE HEART OF BAIRNSDALE

Work on a $2.5 million project to create a link between Bairnsdale’s industrial area and the East Gippsland Livestock Exchange is now underway. The project comprises the extension of Giles Street and the construction of a new three-span concrete bridge over Magee’s...

BE PERSISTENT, GIPPSLAND MP TELLS RURAL COUNCILS

The Nationals Member for Gippsland Darren Chester has urged rural local government leaders to be persistent in their efforts to secure funding for their communities. Mr Chester, who is the current Federal Minister for Veterans Affairs and the former Federal Minister...

KEY MILESTONE FOR ROSEDALE REVITALISATION PROJECT

Tenders close this month for the construction of two key elements of the Rosedale Revitalisation project: a shared pathway between the town and Willow Park, and new amenities for travellers and campers. The Nationals Member for Gippsland Darren Chester said the...

PROGRESS ON HIGHWAY UPGRADES

Federal MP Darren Chester says lives will be saved and more jobs created thanks to the $50 million upgrade of the Princes Highway between Bairnsdale and the New South Wales border. Mr Chester drove the length of the highway this week and was impressed with progress on...

LINDENOW-GLENALADALE BRIDGE OFFICIAL OPENING

A new $2.4 million reinforced concrete bridge on the Lindenow-Glenaladale Road has been officially opened by Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester. Mr Chester joined current Lindenow Primary School students at the bridge opening this morning, which was also...

BATTLES AT FIRE SUPPORT BASES CORAL AND BALMORAL

Local MP Darren Chester found some familiar faces at the 50th anniversary commemoration of the Battles at Fire Support Bases Coral and Balmoral. Representing Australians as the Minister for Veterans' Affairs and Defence Personnel, Mr Chester caught up with Ian Place...

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Monday, May 21st, 2018 at 4:43am
Did you know that marble from a quarry in Buchan, East Gippsland features in the interior of the Shrine of Remembrance? Getting those marble columns to Melbourne would’ve been a huge effort in the 1930s. Historic pix credit Museum Victoria #lovegippsland @rharris334 @kellazzaro https://t.co/9C6QT7MSk9 DarrenChesterMP photo
Sunday, May 20th, 2018 at 2:28pm
Beautiful light on 90 Mile Beach @TamaraOudyn Looking east and west, beach to myself #lovegippsland @SmethurstSue @tpwkelly @KathSully https://t.co/TeVMvSX6vq DarrenChesterMP photo
Sunday, May 20th, 2018 at 6:36am
Good to start Sunday with a laugh at the expense of our pollies... oh, hang on! Well done Huw Parkinson, rolled gold comedy. https://t.co/aHCu9CByOJ
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WATCH: He's done it again! The latest masterpiece from Huw Parkinson: @rabbitandcoffee on the citizenship saga #Insiders #auspol https://t.co/rI7vrnbLis

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The Invictus Games is about much more than just sport – it captures hearts, challenges minds and changes lives. It will be #GameOnDownUnder in 155 days when Australia welcomes competitors and their family and friends for the Invictus Sydney 2018.
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About Darren

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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