RECOGNISING GIPPSLAND CARERS – NATIONAL CARERS WEEK Oct 15 to 21

The dedication and contribution of volunteer careers will be celebrated next week –National Carers Week, October 15 to 21. Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester said Gippsland carers were unsung heroes who voluntarily devoted themselves to providing love and...

SAFER COMMUNITIES FUND OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS

Local councils and community groups are being encouraged to apply for funding for Closed Circuit Television cameras (CCTV) and improved lighting under round two of the Federal Government’s Safer Communities Fund which is now open for applications. The Safer...

#LOVEGIPPSLAND CALENDAR OF GIPPSLAND ENTRIES CLOSE NEXT WEEK

Entries for Darren Chester’s annual #lovegippsland 2018 Calendar of Gippsland will close next week. With the theme Take A Break in Gippsland, entrants are invited to submit photos of locations that could be destinations for tourists and day-trippers. There are...

CHRISTMAS CHALLENGE TO SHOP LOCALLY AND SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESS

With less than 100 days until Christmas, Gippslanders are being urged to support local business and have the most ‘Gippsland Christmas’ possible. Federal Member  for Gippsland Darren Chester has put out the challenge to purchase local produce, and gifts from local...

MORWELL TO TRARALGON SHARED PATHWAY WORKS COMMENCE

Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester recently announced $1.6 million toward the pathway which will eventually link Traralgon and Morwell and complement nearby rail trails and national park walks. Stage one will be the construction of a 2.5 metre wide path from...

MILLIONS BEING INVESTED IN GREAT ALPINE ROAD UPGRADES

Driving through Victoria’s Alpine region is about to become safer, thanks to a multi-million dollar program of road improvement works starting this month. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport and Member for Gippsland Darren Chester said work crews would...

#lovegippsland CALENDAR 2018

Upload your entries here to feature in Darren Chester’s 2018 #lovegippsland calendar.
This year’s theme is ‘Take a Break in Gippsland’.
Entrants are invited to submit photos of Gippsland destinations for tourists and day-trippers.

Armistice Day centenary grants now open

Expressions of Interest Open Now

Expressions of Interest are now open for Federal Government grants to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War.

Gippsland organisations can share in $50,000 to mark the centenary of Armistice Day on November 11, 2018.

Click here for more information
Program guidelines (PDF 6MB)
Expression of Interest form (Word Doc 77KB)

Completed expressions of interest must be lodged with Mr Chester’s office by Tuesday, October 31, 2017.

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Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 6:43am
Bipartisan support for Aviation Safety Week & upgrading regional/remote airports in Oz @AlboMP @AusAirports #auspol https://t.co/BWuLN5KbyH DarrenChesterMP photo

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Darren Chester MPWednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 3:33pm
Local artist Jeremy Kasper and Sale College students have been working to transform the laneway off Raymond Street to the rear of the Sale RSL with help from a Federal Government grant. The Reclaim our Lanes project has been getting lots of positive feedback from community members and it has certainly made the lane a lot brighter!
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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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