EAST GIPPSLANDERS DISMAYED BY FIRE GRANTS PROGRAM

East Gippsland community leaders have written to the Prime Minister to express disappointment with a bushfire recovery grants program they say is insulting to the local community. East Gippsland Shire Council Mayor Mendy Urie, State Member for Gippsland East Tim Bull,...
$1.9 MILLION TO UPGRADE MALLACOOTA GOLF CLUB

$1.9 MILLION TO UPGRADE MALLACOOTA GOLF CLUB

The Mallacoota Golf Club is set to receive funding to rebuild and restructure the course after last summer’s bushfires. Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester said this was a huge victory for the club who suffered significantly during the bushfires. “The funding...
COORDINATORS TO MANAGE RECOVERY OF NATIVE SPECIES

COORDINATORS TO MANAGE RECOVERY OF NATIVE SPECIES

National Species Coordinators have been appointed to help manage the long-term recovery of the platypus and several targeted species impacted by the black summer bushfires including here in Gippsland. Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester said the new roles...

NBN rebuilt in bushfire-torn Mallacoota

The NBN fixed line network in Mallacoota has now been rebuilt after sustaining severe damage during the bushfires of last summer. Minister for Communications, Urban Infrastructure, Cities and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP, said that NBN Co had been working hard...
BUREAUCRATS NEED MORE URGENCY ON BUSHFIRE FUNDS

BUREAUCRATS NEED MORE URGENCY ON BUSHFIRE FUNDS

Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester says the bureaucracy needs to develop a greater sense of urgency to distribute a $68.8 million economic recovery program for bushfire impacted parts of Victoria, including East Gippsland. Mr Chester said it had taken too...

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