SHOW OF SUPPORT FOR GIPPSLAND FIELD DAYS

SHOW OF SUPPORT FOR GIPPSLAND FIELD DAYS

The Federal Government is helping organisers of Gippsland agricultural shows and field days struggling with the financial impact of the coronavirus. Local MP Darren Chester said a new $2.7 million funding pool would help officials to meet ongoing expenses following a...

$600,000 UPGRADE FOR BAIRNSDALE’S WEATHER RADAR

The weather radar at Bairnsdale will be off-line for around six weeks as it undergoes a $600,000 upgrade. Local MP Darren Chester said the radar would be switched off from Monday, August 31, so improvements could be made to its accuracy, reliability and precision....
NEW AVON RIVER BRIDGE TAKING SHAPE

NEW AVON RIVER BRIDGE TAKING SHAPE

Rail passengers in Gippsland are one step closer to faster and more frequent services, with work ramping up on the construction of the new Avon River Bridge. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack...

WELCOME BOOST TO CORONAVIRUS TESTING IN THE LATROBE VALLEY

Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester has welcomed a boost to coronavirus testing capacity for people living in the Latrobe Valley. Two additional testing rooms opened this week at the Latrobe Valley Respiratory Clinic in Morwell, bringing the number of rooms to...
SMART FARMS SMALL GRANTS NOW OPEN

SMART FARMS SMALL GRANTS NOW OPEN

Farmers, fishers and foresters can now apply for funding to support their natural resource management efforts. Gippsland MP Darren Chester said applications were now open for grants of up to $100,000 as part of round four of the Smart Farms Small Grants program....

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