LATROBE JOBS THREATENED BY BRUMBY WHITE PAPER

July 27, 2010 The Brumby Government’s Climate Change White Paper, which includes plans for a staged closure of the Hazelwood Power Station, provides no long term job security for workers in the Latrobe Valley, The Nationals Member for Morwell Russell Northe said...

CHESTER BACKS COMMUNITY CRIME FUNDING

July 26, 2010 The Nationals Member for Gippsland Darren Chester is supporting a $50 million funding commitment to improve community safety by re-establishing the National Community Crime Prevention Program. The program will support the crime-fighting efforts of local...

ETS DELAYED AGAIN, BUT NOT DEAD

July 23, 2010 The Rudd-Gillard Government which failed to properly consult Gippsland and the Latrobe Valley over its failed Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) will now develop a “citizens’ assembly” to take over decision-making on the issue. The Nationals Member for...
POPULATION

POPULATION

NATS LEADER RAISES POPULATION CONCERNS July 21, 2010 Leader of The Nationals Warren Truss says the issue of sustainable population growth has been placed in the too hard basket for too long. Speaking at Bairnsdale Rotary Club on Tuesday night, Mr Truss said the issue...

MORE POSITIVE OUTLOOK FOR DAIRY INDUSTRY IN 2010

July 16, 2010 Positive rainfall and opening milk prices have put Gippsland dairy farmers a long way in front of where they were 12 months ago, according to The Nationals Member for Gippsland Darren Chester. Murray Goulburn recently announced that as part of its...

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