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...
BUSHFIRE FUND ‘RIP OFF’ CAN BE PREVENTED

BUSHFIRE FUND ‘RIP OFF’ CAN BE PREVENTED

East Gippsland community groups will be ‘ripped off’ if the Federal Government doesn’t boost the region’s allocation under the $280 million ‘Black Summer Bushfire Recovery Grants Program’, according to Federal MP Darren Chester. Mr Chester joined with State MP Tim...
BUSHFIRE ENVIRONMENTAL RECOVERY BOOST

BUSHFIRE ENVIRONMENTAL RECOVERY BOOST

Nearly 20 projects in East Gippsland will receive funding to aid the recovery of native wildlife and habitat severely impacted by the 2019/20 black summer bushfires. Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester welcomed the announcement of more than $3.8 million in...
FUNDING TO IMPROVE BUCHAN STREETSCAPE

FUNDING TO IMPROVE BUCHAN STREETSCAPE

Buchan streetscape will be upgraded thanks to Federal Government funding through the Local Economic Recovery Program. Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester announced $1.4 million in Federal Government funding towards the $2.9 million project. Mr Chester said the...

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