SNOWY TRESTLE BRIDGE WILL BOOST TOURISM

SNOWY TRESTLE BRIDGE WILL BOOST TOURISM

Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester says the restoration of the historic Snowy River railway trestle bridge is an essential part of plans to boost the visitor economy of East Gippsland. Mr Chester met with community leaders who will manage the State...
LAKES ENTRANCE NAMED AN AUSSIE TOWN OF THE YEAR WINNER

LAKES ENTRANCE NAMED AN AUSSIE TOWN OF THE YEAR WINNER

Lakes Entrance has been named as one of 10 ‘Aussie Town of the Year Award’ winners. Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester said Lakes Entrance, was revealed as one of Wotif’s winning destinations of its 2021 Aussie Town of the Year Awards. “Lakes Entrance is a...
LAKES TO LIGHT UP THIS WINTER

LAKES TO LIGHT UP THIS WINTER

Lakes Entrance will come alive this winter with the inaugural East Gippsland Winter Festival. Local MP Darren Chester secured a $35,745 grant to support the festival and highlight event Lakes Lights. “The East Gippsland Winter Festival will celebrate our region and...
STAY SAFE THIS SUMMER IN GIPPSLAND, URGES CHESTER

STAY SAFE THIS SUMMER IN GIPPSLAND, URGES CHESTER

Gippslanders are being urged to take safety seriously this summer with visitor numbers in holiday hotspots expected to soar as Melbournians leave the city after months of coronavirus curfews and lockdowns. Local MP Darren Chester says traffic on the roads will be...
$200 MILLION PACKAGE TO GET VISITORS BACK TO REGIONAL AREAS

$200 MILLION PACKAGE TO GET VISITORS BACK TO REGIONAL AREAS

Federal MP Darren Chester says he’ll work with local councils and the community to help Gippsland secure additional funding for tourism infrastructure from a new $200 million fund announced this week. “There will be $200 million in next week’s budget with $100 million...

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