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,...
GUIDELINES RELEASED FOR BUSHFIRE RECOVERY GRANTS

GUIDELINES RELEASED FOR BUSHFIRE RECOVERY GRANTS

The guidelines have been released for the $280 million Black Summer Bushfire Recovery Grants program. Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester said the grants are designed to support bushfire impacted communities in their continued recovery. “The early release of...
NEW ABALONE CO-OP REBUILD GETS UNDERWAY

NEW ABALONE CO-OP REBUILD GETS UNDERWAY

The redevelopment of the Mallacoota Abalone Co-Op into a high standard processing facility and visitor attraction is taking shape, according to local MP Darren Chester. Mr Chester said it was great to see work had started on the rebuild after the co-op was one of the...
$9m in fire recovery funds headed to East Gippsland

$9m in fire recovery funds headed to East Gippsland

A number of key projects from Mallacoota to Swift’s Creek have been funded in the latest round of the Federal and State funded Local Economic Recovery (LER) grants program announced today and while local MP’s are happy, they want more. Local Federal and State...
UPGRADES FOR LAKES ENTRANCE REC RESERVE

UPGRADES FOR LAKES ENTRANCE REC RESERVE

Lakes Entrance Recreation Reserve facilities upgrades will take another step forward with an additional grant through bushfire recovery funding. Local MP Darren Chester said just over $400,000 had been allocated to improve shower and toilet amenities along with a new...

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