Category: Eastern Victoria Region

Giving Kids A Chance To Reboot Their Lives

More than 25 at-risk young people have been given a second chance to turn their lives around through a program backed by the Andrews Labor Government. The ReBoot youth crime prevention program, run by Anglicare, identifies the services and support each individual young person needs to stay out of contact with the criminal justice system. […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Crime Prevention

Commission Of Inquiry Into South Gippsland Shire Council

The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring the South Gippsland Shire Council is accountable to the ratepayers they represent. Minister for Local Government Adem Somyurek today announced his intention to hold a Commission of Inquiry into the South Gippsland Shire Council under section 209 of the Local Government Act 1989. The Commission will look at the […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Local Government

Mental Health Boost To Support Gippsland Recovery

The Andrews Labor Government is standing with fire-affected communities in Gippsland, with new funding aimed at helping locals and their families who require mental health support. Minister for Mental Health Martin Foley today announced $300,000 in funding for mental health programs to support people reeling from the trauma of fire or the retriggering of past […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Mental Health

Lighting Up Sport Across The Latrobe Valley

The Andrews Labor Government is lighting the way for community sport in the Latrobe Valley thanks to the installation of 300 new lux LED lights in Newborough and Traralgon. Parliamentary Secretary for Mental Health and Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing today joined community members, local sports teams and the Council to inspect the completed […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Parliamentary Secretary for Mental Health

Standing With Our Valued Lifeline Heroes

The Andrews Labor Government is standing with Gippsland communities doing it tough due to recent fires and ongoing drought. Minister for Mental Health Martin Foley today visited the hard-working staff with local Member for Eastern Victoria, Harriet Shing and volunteers at Lifeline Gippsland to thank them for the important role they play helping locals facing […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Mental Health

Free TAFE Starts At Federation Training Morwell

Students and job seekers from the Latrobe Valley are getting into training through the Andrews Government’s Free TAFE program, with more than 1000 students already enrolled in Free TAFE courses at Federation Training. This is four times the number of students undertaking those courses compared to the same time last year. Minster for Training and […]

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

Free TAFE Starts At Chisholm Wonthaggi

Wonthaggi students and job seekers are getting into training through the Andrews Labor Government’s Free TAFE program, with 30 students already enrolled in priority courses at Chisholm Institute Wonthaggi. Minster for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney joined Member for Bass Jordan Crugnale today to meet with students studying Free TAFE certificate courses in Individual Support, […]

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

Delivering Greater Choice For Victorians With Disability

More than 7,850 Victorians living with disability will start receiving services from the NDIS as it rolls into Goulburn, Mallee and Outer Gippsland. Acting Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers Martin Foley welcomed the final milestone in the successful Victorian roll out of the NDIS. The NDIS is the biggest social reform since the introduction […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers, Ministers, Northern Victoria Region

Backing Gippsland’s Paramedics To Deliver The Best Care

Patients in Traralgon will get the urgent care they need faster and paramedics now have the safe, modern base they deserve thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy today joined hard-working paramedics to open the cutting-edge Traralgon Ambulance Station on Princes Street. The new branch will replace the small Campbell […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Ambulance Services

Strengthening Agri-Food Pathways For Students In Gippsland

The Andrews Labor Government is backing an East Gippsland project to support young people in the Agri-food sector through the Regional Skills Fund. Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development Jaala Pulford today announced $190,000 for the East Gippsland Food Cluster towards Gippsland Industry Projects and Pathways for Youth in the Agri-food sector. The project, known […]

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