BUREAUCRATS NEED MORE URGENCY ON BUSHFIRE FUNDS

BUREAUCRATS NEED MORE URGENCY ON BUSHFIRE FUNDS

Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester says the bureaucracy needs to develop a greater sense of urgency to distribute a $68.8 million economic recovery program for bushfire impacted parts of Victoria, including East Gippsland. Mr Chester said it had taken too...
GRANTS FOR COMMUNITY BUSHFIRE RECOVERY PROJECTS

GRANTS FOR COMMUNITY BUSHFIRE RECOVERY PROJECTS

Up to $150,000 is now available to local groups and organisations working to help the landscape and wildlife recover from the summer bushfires. Local MP Darren Chester wants community and conservation groups, indigenous organisations and local councils in Gippsland to...
TENDERS OPEN TO BUILD NEW BULLOCK ISLAND BRIDGE

TENDERS OPEN TO BUILD NEW BULLOCK ISLAND BRIDGE

Qualified construction companies have less than two weeks to submit their tender to build a new bridge to Bullock Island near the gateway to Lakes Entrance. East Gippsland Shire Council has invited tenders to construct the replacement bridge. The council has also...
$90,000 HELPING HAND FOR EAST GIPPSLAND NEWSPAPERS

$90,000 HELPING HAND FOR EAST GIPPSLAND NEWSPAPERS

The Bairnsdale Advertiser, Lakes Post and Snowy River Mail will receive more than $90,000 from the Federal Government to support local journalism during the coronavirus pandemic. Local MP Darren Chester said the three mastheads were the latest media outlets...

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