APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR LOCAL DRUG ACTION TEAMS

More Local Drug Action Teams are set to rollout across Australia as the Coalition Government continues to take action to combat the scourge of ice and other illicit drugs. The Local Drug Action Team (LDAT) program helps communities to develop plans and activities to...

PORT OF SALE VISITOR NUMBERS PASS 7000 IN FIRST 12 DAYS

More than 7000 people have already visited the Port of Sale nearly two weeks since the $14.6 million redevelopment opened to the public on January 6. The cultural centre, which includes a new library and regional art gallery, has a focus on “bringing artwork to the...

WORK BEGINS ON NEW BUCHAN RIVER BRIDGE

Work has begun near Buchan this week to construct a new two-lane concrete bridge over the Buchan River on Buchan-Orbost Road. Tambo Constructions from Swan Reach was awarded the tender in November to replace the ageing, single lane, timber bridge for $1.83 million....

PATH UPGRADE FOR LAKES ENTRANCE GOLF COURSE

The network of paths through the Lakes Entrance Golf Course will be upgraded as part of a $20,000 improvement project. The Nationals Member for Gippsland Darren Chester today announced the Federal Government would split the cost of the project with the golf club. “The...

STAY SAFE AROUND THE WATER THIS SUMMER

Drownings in Victoria have hit a 10-year high with nine people losing their lives since the start of summer, including three at Phillip Island, according to the Royal Life Saving Summer Drowning Toll. The latest death was reported yesterday afternoon at Cowes. In his...

NEW CRICKET WICKET ROLLER FOR TOONGABBIE

Toongabbie Cricket Club is set to buy a new centre wicket roller with funding support from the #lovegippsland Stronger Communities Program. The Nationals Member for Gippsland Darren Chester said the Federal Government would provide $5000 to fund half of the cost of...

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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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