SMALL BUSINESS SUPPORT FOR EAST GIPPSLAND

Small businesses in East Gippsland will have access to services to help grow and sustain their businesses through the LaunchME program. Local MP Darren Chester said $1 million was being invested to support small business growth as part of the region’s bushfire...
WORK TO BEGIN ON DANGEROUS INTERSECTION

WORK TO BEGIN ON DANGEROUS INTERSECTION

Work will finally start on upgrading a dangerous intersection in Traralgon after years of lobbying and frustration by local residents. Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester said State and Federal funding had been secured to upgrade the Bank Street intersection...

FUNDING TO INVESTIGATE LOCAL FLOOD RISK

A flood study of Morwell and surrounding areas will be undertaken thanks to Federal Government funding. Local MP Darren Chester said Latrobe City Council had received $26,000 of funding through the Risk and Resilience Grants Program. “We have seen the devastation a...

FUNDING FOR BUSHFIRE MITIGATION WORKS

Works to minimise bushfire risks around Lake Tyers will be undertaken thanks to Federal Government funding. Local MP Darren Chester said Lake Tyers Aboriginal Trust had received $100,000 of funding through the Risk and Resilience Grants Program. “Gippslanders have...
CHESTER BACKS CALLS FOR PEDESTRIAN CROSSING

CHESTER BACKS CALLS FOR PEDESTRIAN CROSSING

Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester (pictured) is backing community efforts to build a safe pedestrian crossing at McNairn Road in Traralgon. Mr Chester is working with Latrobe City Council to secure Federal Government support for the much-needed safety...
FUNDING TO IMPROVE DROUGHT RESILIENCE IN EAST GIPPSLAND

FUNDING TO IMPROVE DROUGHT RESILIENCE IN EAST GIPPSLAND

Two organisations in East Gippsland will benefit from funding as part of the Future Drought Fund’s Networks to Build Drought Resilience program. Local MP Darren Chester said Wairewa Public Hall and Recreation Reserve and Gippsland Agricultural Group both received...

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