EXTRA FUNDING TO HELP AGED CARE SECTOR THROUGH PANDEMIC

Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester has welcomed the announcement of additional funding to help the aged care sector through the coronavirus pandemic. Mr Chester said the extra $563.3 million from the Federal Government to extend support for the aged care...

WELCOME BOOST TO CORONAVIRUS TESTING IN THE LATROBE VALLEY

Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester has welcomed a boost to coronavirus testing capacity for people living in the Latrobe Valley. Two additional testing rooms opened this week at the Latrobe Valley Respiratory Clinic in Morwell, bringing the number of rooms to...

MORE SUPPORT FOR GIPPSLAND BUSINESSES

More funding from the Federal Government will be available to help local businesses in Gippsland and support local jobs. Local MP Darren Chester said changes to the eligibility requirements for the JobKeeper program would help those impacted by the re-introduction of...

MORE MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT DUE TO CORONAVIRUS RESTRICTIONS

Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester is urging locals to reach out for help if their mental health suffers due to the second coronavirus lockdown. Mr Chester said the Federal Government would provide 10 additional Medicare subsidised psychological therapy...

SUPPORT EXTENDED TO GIPPSLAND HOUSEHOLDS AND BUSINESSES

The JobKeeper program and Coronavirus Supplement have been extended for Gippslanders under the next phase of the Federal Government’s support for affected businesses and households. Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester said the economic support was vital in...

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