BUSHFIRE FUND ‘RIP OFF’ MAY BE AVOIDED

BUSHFIRE FUND ‘RIP OFF’ MAY BE AVOIDED

The Federal Government is backing away from a plan which would have short-changed bushfire impacted communities in East Gippsland, according to local MP Darren Chester. Mr Chester said he had received a letter from Emergency Management Minister Bridget McKenzie...
BUSHFIRE ENVIRONMENTAL RECOVERY BOOST

BUSHFIRE ENVIRONMENTAL RECOVERY BOOST

Nearly 20 projects in East Gippsland will receive funding to aid the recovery of native wildlife and habitat severely impacted by the 2019/20 black summer bushfires. Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester welcomed the announcement of more than $3.8 million in...

FUNDING BOOST FOR BENGWORDEN ROAD

Major works to upgrade safety and improve driving conditions on Bengworden Road will be delivered with a boost in Federal Government funding. Member for Gippsland Darren Chester said $5.04 million would be spent to improve safety measures along the road. “The works...
FUNDING TO IMPROVE BUCHAN STREETSCAPE

FUNDING TO IMPROVE BUCHAN STREETSCAPE

Buchan streetscape will be upgraded thanks to Federal Government funding through the Local Economic Recovery Program. Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester announced $1.4 million in Federal Government funding towards the $2.9 million project. Mr Chester said the...
BULLOCK ISLAND UPGRADE UNDERWAY

BULLOCK ISLAND UPGRADE UNDERWAY

The ongoing investment on Bullock Island is starting to take shape with almost $10 million worth of works set to transform the island for locals and visitors. Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester (pictured) said all levels of government had committed funding to...

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