FULHAM-SALE SECTION OF PRINCES HIGHWAY DUPLICATION OPENS

A newly duplicated 2.7 kilometre section of the Princes Highway between Sale-Cowwarr Road and Sale-Heyfield Road near Fulham has opened six months ahead of schedule, improving safety for all drivers. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport and Member for...

ADD BLOOD DONATION TO THE CHRISTMAS LIST

Gippslanders are being encouraged to give blood ahead of the critical summer holiday season. Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester has rolled up his sleeve and made a plasma donation at the Australian Red Cross Traralgon Donor Centre. Mr Chester said the holiday...

ONE GIPPSLAND RAISED GROWTH IDEAS IS CANBERRA

Opportunities to grow Gippsland and future plans for key industries like dairy and timber were key topics of discussion during a meeting between One Gippsland and Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester. Representatives from the Committee for Gippsland, Regional...

WHEELS IN MOTION FOR HYLAND HIGHWAY UPGRADE

The Hyland Highway upgrade is set to begin with Gippsland-based McInnes Earthmoving Pty Ltd winning the contract to deliver improvement works between Gormandale and Woodside. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport and Member for Gippsland Darren Chester...

LEARNER DRIVERS HANDED KEYS2DRIVE FOR ANOTHER FOUR YEARS

Young drivers and their parents will be targeted as part of a Federal Government program to reduce road trauma, particularly in regional areas. The Australian Government today approved an additional $16 million to extend a safe-driving program for learner drivers –...

CHURCHILL CLINIC GIVES REGIONAL DENTAL STUDENTS A REASON TO GRIN

Latrobe Valley residents now have even better access to dental facilities following the official opening of a new training clinic and lab in Churchill. Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester said the $6.14 million Latrobe University Training Clinic and Dental...

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Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 at 12:49pm
Sandy Gully bridge opens three months early. @GChristensenMP has been fighting for the upgrade which will improve safety, flood resilience and capacity on #BruceHighway. 107 jobs supported through this project. #BuildingOurFuture #infrastructure #roadsafety https://t.co/wysXxJ09Uz
Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 at 11:32am
Four regional committees have been established for QLD #inlandrail projects: Southern Darling Downs, Inner Darling Downs, Lockyer Valley & Scenic Rim. Will be asking Chairs to report to me every six months. @profsteveraine @AustRail Details of committees https://t.co/bqsNaIGVcA

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Darren Chester MPTuesday, December 12th, 2017 at 1:41pm
The Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail is a project that is creating jobs and will address our increasing freight task, boost productivity and reduce road trauma.
Local members Mark Coulton and Michael McCormack support the Inland Rail because of the benefits it will bring to their communities.
Liberty OneSteel Whyalla Steelworks has been awarded the contract for 14,000 tonnes of steel for the first section of Inland Rail - the Parkes to Narromine section, creating jobs in South Australia. Rowan Ramsey National Party of Australia The PMO
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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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