PLANTING TREES FOR THE QUEEN’S JUBILEE

PLANTING TREES FOR THE QUEEN’S JUBILEE

Local organisations and community groups can now apply to be a part of the Planting Trees for the Queen’s Jubilee program. Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester invited interested groups to submit Expressions of Interest (EOI) to his office for potential...

FUNDING FOR SHOWS AND FIELD DAYS

Round two of the Supporting Agricultural Shows and Field Days program opens on January 28, 2022. Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester said the funding would support show societies with a much-needed cash injection after another year of disruptions. “Show...
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...

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