FUNDING FOR BUSHFIRE MITIGATION WORKS

Works to minimise bushfire risks around Lake Tyers will be undertaken thanks to Federal Government funding. Local MP Darren Chester said Lake Tyers Aboriginal Trust had received $100,000 of funding through the Risk and Resilience Grants Program. “Gippslanders have...

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...

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