CHESTER WELCOMES NBN UPGRADE

Gippslanders will have access to ultra-fast broadband as part of a $4.5 billion investment and upgrade to the National Broadband Network (NBN). The network investment will give up to 75 per cent of fixed line premises across regional and metropolitan Australia access...

CHESTER: EASING OF RESTRICTIONS WELCOME NEWS FOR GIPPSLAND

Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester says the easing of coronavirus restrictions from tomorrow night in regional Victoria will be an important first step towards a return to normal for communities across Gippsland. Mr Chester said social isolation and the...
HEAVY VEHICLE SAFETY FUNDING BOOST FOR GIPPSLAND

HEAVY VEHICLE SAFETY FUNDING BOOST FOR GIPPSLAND

A project aimed at saving lives and reducing road trauma in Gippsland has been granted a share of funding under round five of the Australian Government’s Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative (HVSI). Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester said the funding would...

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...

SUBSIDISED TELEHEALTH SERVICES SHOULD STAY, SAYS CHESTER

Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester says subsidised telehealth services introduced during the coronavirus pandemic should continue to be funded through Medicare. The Federal Government expanded Medicare-subsidised telehealth services for all Australians in...

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