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LINDENOW SOUTH PS VISITS CANBERRA

Students from Lindenow South Primary School caught up with local MP Darren when they visited Parliament House as part of their school camp to Canberra. Lindenow South Primary School spent five days in Canberra visiting key sites including the Australian War Memorial,...

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$360,000 FOR NEW CHANGEROOMS AT LAKES REC RESERVE

The Nationals Member for Gippsland Darren Chester says Lakes Entrance sportsmen and women will finally receive upgraded facilities through a grant of nearly $360,000 for Lakes Entrance Recreation Reserve. Mr Chester said new and improved changeroom facilities were...

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PRINCES HIGHWAY DUPLICATION OPENS FOR CHRISTMAS

Two new duplicated sections of the Princes Highway will open in time to accommodate the heavy Christmas and summer holiday traffic. The new 3.4 kilometre stretch between Nambrok Road and Maffra-Rosedale Road at Nambrok and the 3.9km stretch just east of Traralgon...

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SEASPRAY NIPPERS COMMENCE

The Nationals Member for Gippsland Darren Chester has presented Seaspray Surf Life Saving Club with hats for its Nippers. The Nipper Education Program introduces children aged 5 to 14 years to water safety skills and surf lifesaving. Seaspray held the first beach...

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CONTRACTOR APPOINTED FOR SYNTHETIC OVAL

Construction of a $3.5 million synthetic oval at the Morwell Recreation Reserve will commence before the end of this year. The oval will be built on the old caravan park site behind the current football oval. The Nationals Member for Gippsland Darren Chester announced...

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TALKING POLITICS

Senior students at St Mary’s Primary School, Sale, learnt about Australia’s political system when The Nationals Member for Gippsland Darren Chester took over the whiteboard. Mr Chester visits primary schools across Gippsland to support civics and citizenships studies...

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HARDCHROME ENGINEERING

The Nationals Member for Gippsland Darren Chester recently visited Hardchrome Engineering’s workshop in Yallourn, which is one of Australia’s largest engineering workshops spanning over 20,000 square metres. Hardchrome Engineering Service facilities were established...

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METUNG BOARDWALK

Contractors are on site and work is progressing well on a new boardwalk at Metung to improve pedestrian safety from Chinaman’s Creek to the village centre. Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester said the extended boardwalk would help bring more people into town...

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GILES STREET EXTENSION

Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester visited the Giles Street extension this week and was pleased to see works progressing well. Tambo Constructions is undertaking the project to link Bairnsdale’s industrial area to the East Gippsland Livestock Exchange. A new...

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$267,000 FOR GIPPSLAND PLAINS RAIL TRAIL

The Nationals Member for Gippsland Darren Chester today announced $267,000 towards a $1 million upgrade of Gippsland Plains Rail Trail to create jobs and encourage people to be more active. “This funding is an investment in our region and in local jobs,” Mr Chester...

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FUNDING SOUGHT FOR MORWELL CROQUET CLUB UPGRADE

The Nationals Member for Gippsland Darren Chester is helping Morwell Croquet Club secure funding for much-needed upgrades. Mr Chester is backing plans for a $100,000 upgrade to the croquet club to complement other works underway at the Morwell Recreation Reserve. Mr...

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