STATEMENTS BY MEMBERS: VICTORIA COVID-19

I commend the presiding officers, the parliamentary staff, the Prime Minister and the opposition leader for finding ways to allow federal parliament to sit with the virtual participation option for members and senators. This collaborative approach stands in stark...
BUSHFIRE FUND ‘RIP OFF’ CAN BE PREVENTED

BUSHFIRE FUND ‘RIP OFF’ CAN BE PREVENTED

East Gippsland community groups will be ‘ripped off’ if the Federal Government doesn’t boost the region’s allocation under the $280 million ‘Black Summer Bushfire Recovery Grants Program’, according to Federal MP Darren Chester. Mr Chester joined with State MP Tim...
AIRFIELD ROAD TRARALGON TO BE MADE SAFER

AIRFIELD ROAD TRARALGON TO BE MADE SAFER

A popular Traralgon road will receive safety upgrades, thanks to the Federal Government. Local MP Darren Chester said Airfield Road in Traralgon would be upgraded through the Federal Government’s 2021-22 Black Spot Program to improve safety for road users. “Airfield...
LANDHOLDERS TO LEAD RECOVERY REFUGES IN EAST GIPPSLAND

LANDHOLDERS TO LEAD RECOVERY REFUGES IN EAST GIPPSLAND

The Federal Government is backing local landholders and communities in East Gippsland to lead the way in bushfire recovery through a $1 million grant to support the regeneration of impacted plants and animals. Not-for-profit organisation Trust for Nature will...

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