FLOODING IN NOWA NOWA COMPLICATES ECONOMIC RECOVERY

FLOODING IN NOWA NOWA COMPLICATES ECONOMIC RECOVERY

Low-level flooding of community infrastructure at Nowa Nowa is making recovery from the bushfires and coronavirus pandemic more difficult for local business owners, according to Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester. Mr Chester met with business and community...
MALLACOOTA ROAD NEEDS $10 MILLION SAFETY BOOST

MALLACOOTA ROAD NEEDS $10 MILLION SAFETY BOOST

Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester says the Mallacoota-Genoa Road is not fit for purpose, and was endangering the lives of locals and visitors. Mr Chester has proposed a $10 million funding boost for the road which was closed for six weeks after last summer’s...
TENDERS OPEN TO BUILD NEW BULLOCK ISLAND BRIDGE

TENDERS OPEN TO BUILD NEW BULLOCK ISLAND BRIDGE

Qualified construction companies have less than two weeks to submit their tender to build a new bridge to Bullock Island near the gateway to Lakes Entrance. East Gippsland Shire Council has invited tenders to construct the replacement bridge. The council has also...
$90,000 HELPING HAND FOR EAST GIPPSLAND NEWSPAPERS

$90,000 HELPING HAND FOR EAST GIPPSLAND NEWSPAPERS

The Bairnsdale Advertiser, Lakes Post and Snowy River Mail will receive more than $90,000 from the Federal Government to support local journalism during the coronavirus pandemic. Local MP Darren Chester said the three mastheads were the latest media outlets...

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