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WHERE’S THE PASSION FOR LATROBE VALLEY JOBS PM?

February 28, 2012 The Prime Minister Julia Gillard has been challenged to demonstrate the same passion for jobs in the Latrobe Valley as she displayed to retain leadership of the Labor Party. The Nationals Member for Gippsland Darren Chester said ‘nothing has changed’...

FISHING INDUSTRY CRUNCHED BY INCREASED LICENCE FEES

January 30, 2012 The decision to impose massive increases in fishing licence fees will undermine the viability of the Lakes Entrance commercial fishing industry according to Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester. Mr Chester said he had been approached by several...

JOBS GROWTH THE KEY FOR 2012: CHESTER

January 20, 2012 Helping to create new opportunities and protecting existing jobs will be the key focus for 2012, according to The Nationals Member for Gippsland Darren Chester. Mr Chester said he was aiming to build stronger links across the Gippsland and Latrobe...

CARBON TAX TO HEIGHTEN POWER STATION CONCERNS

December 21, 2011 Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester says concerns over the financial viability of Latrobe Valley power stations will be heightened once the Gillard Labor Government’s carbon tax comes into effect. Mr Chester said this week’s announcement that...

PETITION HIGHLIGHTS VALUE OF TIMBER INDUSTRIES

December 9, 2011 Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester is supporting a petition to highlight the valuable contribution made by Australia’s timber industries. The online petition was launched by Tasmanian Senator and Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Fisheries...

NO PLAN TO SAFEGUARD LOCAL JOBS FROM CARBON TAX

November 11, 2011 The Gillard Government has confirmed it has no plan to safeguard jobs in the Latrobe Valley from its carbon tax. In a letter responding to Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester’s concerns over the impact of the carbon tax on the region, Climate...

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