FURTHER FUNDING FOR DROUGHT RESILIENCE

FURTHER FUNDING FOR DROUGHT RESILIENCE

Applications for the second round of the Networks to Build Drought Resilience program have now opened. Local MP Darren Chester said the program was a part of the Federal Government’s Future Drought Fund to help communities prepare for drought. “This program is...
HAVE YOUR SAY ON NATIONAL LANDCARE PROGRAM

HAVE YOUR SAY ON NATIONAL LANDCARE PROGRAM

Local MP Darren Chester is encouraging Gippslanders to have their say as part of the review of the National Landcare Program. Mr Chester said this was the second five-year review to help inform the future of the program. “Landcare provides on ground practical action...
BUSHFIRE FUND ‘RIP OFF’ MAY BE AVOIDED

BUSHFIRE FUND ‘RIP OFF’ MAY BE AVOIDED

The Federal Government is backing away from a plan which would have short-changed bushfire impacted communities in East Gippsland, according to local MP Darren Chester. Mr Chester said he had received a letter from Emergency Management Minister Bridget McKenzie...
TRARALGON BYPASS PLANNING CRITICAL

TRARALGON BYPASS PLANNING CRITICAL

Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester says it’s critical the Andrews Government accelerates the consultation process for the final planning and design of the long-awaited Traralgon bypass. Mr Chester said local residents and the broader Gippsland community...
GIPPSLAND SHARES IN FEDERAL HYDROGEN HUB CASH

GIPPSLAND SHARES IN FEDERAL HYDROGEN HUB CASH

Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester says the Latrobe Valley’s role as a critical energy generator will be boosted by the decision to include the region as one of seven hydrogen hubs in Australia. The Federal Government’s $1.2 billion hydrogen investment is set...

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