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HAVE YOUR SAY ON THE NATIONAL SPORTS PLAN

Gippslanders are being encouraged to share their views about sport, including how it is funded and the available infrastructure, to help shape the National Sports Plan. The Nationals Member for Gippsland Darren Chester said it was important that people from Gippsland...

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SCP GRANTS OPEN

Community groups can access Federal Government grants up to $20,000 for capital projects. Expressions of Interest are now open for the next round of the #lovegippsland Stronger Communities Program (SCP). Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester encouraged local...

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HELP FOR FIRST HOME BUYERS TO SAVE FOR A HOME

First home buyers in Gippsland are being encouraged to take advantage of a Federal Government scheme to help fast-track their saving for a house deposit. The Nationals Member for Gippsland Darren Chester today encouraged residents, including young people, planning to...

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$15,000 FOR SALE RSL AND COMMUNITY CLUB’S ROOMS

The Sale RSL and Community Club will receive more than $15,000 in Federal Government funding to enhance its York Street clubrooms. Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester today announced the club would use the money secured under the Veteran and Community Grants...

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HEYFIELD TIMBER MILL JOBS MUST BE GUARANTEED

The Nationals Member for Gippsland Darren Chester says the State Labor Government must guarantee all 250 jobs at the Australian Sustainable Hardwoods (ASH) mill in Heyfield. Today’s announcement that an in-principle agreement has been reached between government and...

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ORBOST ICT TEACHER

A familiar face popped up at Morwell Central Primary School this week. Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester caught up with Hayley Mull (pictured centre) during one of his regular school visits.  Ms Mull is a former Orbost student now teaching at Morwell...

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MORE MONEY FOR GIPPSLAND SCHOOLS

Every school in Gippsland will receive increased funding now that the Coalition Government’s new funding model for education has passed through Parliament. Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester said the funding model reflected recommendations by the Gonski...

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SINGERS REPRESENT THE VALLEY WITH PRIDE

Twenty-five singers from the Latrobe Valley Community Choir left for Melbourne today to perform at the Melbourne International Singers Festival  Before they departed, The Nationals Member for Gippsland Darren Chester presented the choir’s president Mrs Tineke Westwood...

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