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...
2022 #LOVEGIPPSLAND CALENDAR COMPETITION OPEN

2022 #LOVEGIPPSLAND CALENDAR COMPETITION OPEN

Local MP Darren Chester is encouraging Gippslanders to enter their best photographs in the 2022 #lovegippsland calendar competition. Mr Chester said the competition was now open and the winning photos would be featured in the annual calendar. “I love Gippsland and...
FUNDING FOR SOIL MANAGEMENT PRACTICES

FUNDING FOR SOIL MANAGEMENT PRACTICES

Funding is available to improve soil management practices through the Federal Government’s Smart Farms Small Grants: Soil Extension Activities program. Local MP Darren Chester said local organisations and individuals can apply for grants of up to $250,000 to undertake...

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