Category: Eastern Victoria Region

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

Greyhound Racing On Track For Return To Traralgon

Traralgon is a step closer to the return of its much-loved greyhound racing program thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government towards a new U-shape track. Minister for Racing Martin Pakula was at Traralgon Greyhound Racing Club today to confirm the Labor Government’s election commitment to provide $1 million for upgrades to the Traralgon […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events

Latrobe Valley’s Nurses, Doctors And Paramedics Rise To The Challenge

Victoria’s hospitals and paramedics are rising to the challenge of record demand caused by a busy flu season, the latest performance data shows. Across the state, ambulances recorded the best ever response for the quarter, despite responding to more than 8,500 extra Code 1 emergency patients than the same quarter a year earlier. In the […]

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

Designs Released For Latrobe Valley GovHub

Final designs for the Andrews Labor Government’s Latrobe Valley GovHub are now available, as local businesses and contractors get up to speed on the local work opportunities on the construction of the new facility. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes today released the artist impressions of the $30 million GovHub, a purpose-built regional employment hub […]

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

Administrators Appointed To South Gippsland Shire

The Andrews Labor Government has appointed a panel of three administrators to run the South Gippsland Shire Council, which was dismissed in June. Minister for Local Government Adem Somyurek today announced Ms Julie Eisenbise as Chairperson and Mr Rick Brown and Mr Christian Zahra AM as the administrators on the panel who will be stepping […]

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

World-Class Care And First-Class Hospitals For All Victorians

Gippsland patients and their families will be able to access the very best treatment and care in a world-class hospital thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s massive expansion of Latrobe Regional Hospital. The Victorian Budget 2019/20 will ensure the landmark project can begin, with $7 million provided for planning – an important first step towards […]

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