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NEW STUDY OPPORTUNITIES FOR GIPPSLANDERS

Gippslanders have the opportunity to use their social distancing time to upskill and retrain during the coronavirus pandemic with a number of short courses on offer as part of the Federal Government’s Higher Education Relief Package. Federal Member for Gippsland...
LONG FIGHT FOR HIGHWAY FUNDING PAYS OFF

LONG FIGHT FOR HIGHWAY FUNDING PAYS OFF

Gipplsanders have had a $200 million win in the long fight to secure funding for the Princes Highway duplication. Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester today said the Federal Government was providing $202.6 million to complete the duplication of the Princes...
NOWA NOWA REMEMBERS ITS SON LOST DURING WORLD WAR TWO

NOWA NOWA REMEMBERS ITS SON LOST DURING WORLD WAR TWO

Nowa Nowa Community Development Group is among the groups from across Australia to share more than $2.2 million through the Saluting Their Service commemorative grants program. Federal Member for Gippsland and Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Darren Chester has...

SUBSIDISED TELEHEALTH SERVICES SHOULD STAY, SAYS CHESTER

Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester says subsidised telehealth services introduced during the coronavirus pandemic should continue to be funded through Medicare. The Federal Government expanded Medicare-subsidised telehealth services for all Australians in...
VETERAN CHOOSES CHESTER AS HIS ARCHIBALD PRIZE SUBJECT

VETERAN CHOOSES CHESTER AS HIS ARCHIBALD PRIZE SUBJECT

It’s not every day an artist approaches you to be the subject of his entry for the Archibald Prize. But that’s how local MP Darren Chester this week found himself having his portrait sketched by Robert Milton, an artist and a veteran from Bendigo. Mr Chester worked at...
TAPESTRIES FIND NEW HOME IN OMEO

TAPESTRIES FIND NEW HOME IN OMEO

When Bairnsdale’s Nell Jubb heard the shearing stands were to be replaced at the Omeo Recreation Reserve, she knew she had just the thing to finish off the renovation. Two things, actually. You see, 86-year-old Nell is rather gifted when it comes to creating...

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