STATE GOVERNMENT ‘BONKERS’ NOT TO FUND HIGHWAY

The Nationals Member for Gippsland Darren Chester says the Victorian Government would be ‘bonkers’ not to allocate the final parcel of funding needed to complete the duplication of the Princes Highway between Traralgon and Sale. Speaking in the House of...

SUCCESS FOR LAVALLA STUDENTS AT NATIONAL EISTEDDFOD

Fifty-five students from Traralgon’s Lavalla Catholic College are now home from Canberra with medals and shields won at the Australian National Eisteddfod in Canberra. The college’s senior choir, jazz ensemble and senior concert band competed at the prestigious event...

LIFE-CHANGING BREAST CANCER MEDICATION TO BE LISTED ON PBS

A life-changing breast cancer medication that would otherwise cost patients around $71,820 per year will be listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). The Nationals Member for Gippsland Darren Chester said the listing on the PBS of ribociclib (Kisqali®) from...

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...

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Thursday, May 24th, 2018 at 12:21pm
Today I introduced legislation which will ensure veterans and their families keep getting the essential services and support they need. As a government we are determined to put veterans and their families first. @DVAAus https://t.co/HYhRs1G8T4 https://t.co/CzYys8aBCL
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Darren Chester MP is with Australian Government Department of Veterans' Affairs.Thursday, May 24th, 2018 at 3:19pm
Today I introduced legislation to ensure veterans and their families keep getting the essential services and support they need. As a government we are determined to put veterans and their families first. Read more at the link below - http://minister.dva.gov.au/media_releases/2018/may/va038.htm
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Our ex-serving men and women are more than just a uniform they can be any one of a million other professions. If you're hiring or recruiting why not consider employing a veteran?
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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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