Category: Eastern Victoria Region

Latrobe Valley Leading The Way In Transition

Three years on from its establishment, the Andrews Labor Government’s Latrobe Valley Authority is leading the way in helping the Gippsland community through industry transition and keeping the region thriving. The launch of the Latrobe Valley Authority’s Transitioning to a strong future report outlines its work to bring economic investment to the Valley, grow jobs […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

South Gippsland Highway Realignment Another Step Closer

Nine sharp bends to be removed from South Gippsland Highway Length of highway reduced from 3.4km to 2.3km $115.2 million upgrade to begin early 2020   Drivers are a step closer to a safer and straighter South Gippsland Highway, with CPB Contractors awarded the contract to realign the section of highway known locally as the […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Transport Infrastructure

New Approach For Morwell Family Violence Refuge

Women and children escaping family violence in Morwell will soon have access to new safe and secure accommodation with the support services they need to help rebuild their lives. A family violence refuge under construction in Morwell is one of 17 being redeveloped across the state to provide privacy and safe homes for women and […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Prevention of Family Violence

Latrobe Youth Space Celebrates Its First Year

A dedicated youth space in the Latrobe Valley has celebrated its first year of operation, uniting a group of local youth services to successfully deliver a range of programs, activities and services to keep youths happy and engaged. Minister for Youth Gabrielle Williams visited the future home of Latrobe Youth Space in Princes Drive Morwell […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Youth

Works Underway On Gippsland Roads

The Andrews Labor Government’s massive road maintenance blitz is underway across Gippsland to give drivers safer, smoother and stronger roads. Minister for Roads Jaala Pulford today announced $57.4 million was being invested into rebuilding, resurfacing and repairing around 220 kilometres of roads across the region as part of the Labor Government’s road maintenance blitz. This […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Roads

Free TAFE Graduates At TAFE Gippsland Ready For Work

The first cohort of Free TAFE students from TAFE Gippsland have graduated from their courses and are beginning to secure jobs, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s landmark Free TAFE initiative. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney today visited TAFE Gippsland’s Morwell Campus to congratulate students completing Certificate III in Individual […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Training and Skills

Locals To Have Say On Sale Bus Changes

Locals are invited to have their say on proposed changes to the Sale bus network, which will get more passengers to more areas, with more trips per day and services on Saturdays for the first time. The proposed changes will deliver two extra routes, better coverage and 30 extra trips per day across the network […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Public Transport

New Board For Gippsland Ports Focused On Local Jobs

The Andrews Labor Government has today announced the appointment of new board members to the Gippsland Ports Committee of Management Inc, who will oversee an industry which creates vital jobs for locals. Robin Buckham will be the new chair of the board and brings extensive experience in leadership and management of ports, regional development and […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Ports and Freight

New Pull-Over Areas To Boost Safety On Princes Highway

Eight new roadside stopping areas will be constructed on the Princes Highway between Stratford and Bairnsdale where safety barriers have been installed, to give drivers more dedicated areas to pull over safely. In response to community feedback, Minister for Roads and Minister for Road Safety and the TAC today announced that six new stopping areas […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Road Safety and the TAC

Forum Hears Industry Vision For TAFE Gippsland

Local businesses and industry have shared their views on the exciting future for skills training in Gippsland, as work progresses to provide two major TAFE training campuses for the region, following the Andrews Labor Government’s massive investment to re-energise the TAFE system across Victoria. TAFE Gippsland and the Committee for Wellington this week held a […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Training and Skills