Category: Eastern Victoria Region

New Clubhouses For Cape Paterson And Portsea Lifesavers

Two popular surf lifesaving clubs will benefit from multi-million dollar rebuilds to help lifesavers get on with the job of keeping beachgoers safe. Parliamentary Secretary for Emergency Services Harriet Shing today visited Cape Paterson Surf Life Saving Club to announce additional funding for new clubhouses to be built at Cape Paterson and Portsea, replacing existing […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Parliamentary Secretary for Emergency Services

Wonthaggi Senior Campus To Be Rebuilt From Ground Up

Students from across Bass Coast Shire are set to be big winners with a brand new senior campus with first-rate facilities to be built at Wonthaggi thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Premier Daniel Andrews and Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing today met with excited students, teachers and community members at Wonthaggi […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Premier

Supporting Families In The Latrobe Valley Region

The Andrews Labor Government is giving all families with young children in the Latrobe Valley region access to comprehensive parenting support and advice, as part of a major investment. Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos and Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing today visited Morwell Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Centre to announce a […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Families and Children

Building a safer Princes Highway in East Gippsland

Major upgrades to the Princes Highway in eastern Victoria will begin soon, with the federal and Victorian governments signing off on a combined $50 million package of works. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, and Member for Gippsland, Darren Chester said the road works would better connect Gippsland to the north of the border, including […]

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

W-League Blockbuster To Kick Off In The Valley

Gippslanders can watch and learn from some of Australia’s top female footballers when Melbourne Victory and Adelaide United face off in a pre-season W-League friendly later this month. Acting Minister for Sport Luke Donnellan confirmed the fixture today, one of many high-profile events the Andrews Labor Government is bringing to Gippsland this year. The game […]

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

Benefits Flow For Macalister Irrigators

The Andrews Labor Government’s ongoing investment in the Macalister Irrigation District is supporting local farmers and creating local jobs. Minister for Water Lisa Neville and Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing today joined representatives from Southern Rural Water to mark completion of the $32 million first phase of the Macalister Irrigation Modernisation Project, and to […]

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

Works Complete On First Ever Cath Lab In Gippsland

Gippsland’s first ever catheterisation laboratory for cardiac surgery at Latrobe Regional Hospital is now complete, and will soon give patients quicker access to life saving surgery, closer to home. Minister for Health Jill Hennessy and Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing today toured the state-of-the-art cardiac cath lab, built as part of the $73 million […]

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

Latrobe Valley GovHub On Track To Boost Jobs

The Andrews Labor Government is calling for expressions of interest (EOI) to build a new Government hub in Morwell, which will support hundreds of jobs in the heart of the Latrobe Valley. Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing today announced the opening of the EOI process for the new GovHub complex, which will be home […]

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

Search Begins For Latrobe Health Advocate

The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with implementing a key recommendation of the re-opened Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry by appointing a Latrobe Health Advocate. The Advocate will provide community-wide leadership to improve the health and wellbeing of people in the Latrobe Valley community. The Advocate is vital to the development of the Latrobe Health […]

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

Helping Former Hazelwood Workers Get Their Skills Recognised

Former Hazelwood power plant workers are getting their skills recognised to boost their employment prospects as they look for new jobs and opportunities, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney joined Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing at Federation Training in Morwell today to present certificates to the first […]

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