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REFURBISHED MEN’S SHEDS SET FOR EAST GIPPSLAND

More men in East Gippsland will be building new friendships, skills and community connections, thanks to a Victorian Government grant for a refurbished men’s shed. Member for Eastern Victoria, Jane Garrett announced the High Country Men’s Shed in Omeo would receive $6,299 towards building a..

SOCIAL INCLUSION AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR ALL VICTORIANS

The Andrews Labor Government is celebrating Social Inclusion Week and the work being done across the state to ensure every Victorian, no matter what their circumstances, has the chance to participate in the state’s growing economy. Social Inclusion Week aims to help people feel valued..

HELPING MORE EAST GIPPSLAND SCHOOL KIDS STAY SAFE IN THE SUN

More East Gippsland students learning and playing outdoors are set to receive much-needed protection from harmful UV radiation thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Member for Eastern Victoria, Jane Garrett today announced Buchan Primary School would receive $636.36 and Nicholson Primary School would receive $545.45..

MORNINGTON AND HASTINGS COMMUNITY TO WIN THROUGH SPORTS GRANTS

The Andrews Labor Government is providing greater opportunities for more people to get active more often with the announcement today of a new $22 million Local Sports Infrastructure Fund. Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula today announced that applications for the fund’s..

SOUTH GIPPSLAND COMMUNITY TO WIN THROUGH SPORTS GRANTS

The Andrews Labor Government is providing greater opportunities for more people to get active more often with the announcement today of a new $22 million Local Sports Infrastructure Fund. Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula today announced that applications for the fund’s..

EAST GIPPSLAND COMMUNITY TO WIN THROUGH SPORTS GRANTS

The Andrews Labor Government is providing greater opportunities for more people to get active more often with the announcement today of a new $22 million Local Sports Infrastructure Fund. Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula today announced that applications for the fund’s..

FOSTER-PROMONTORY ROAD UPGRADE KICKS OFF

Work is underway to upgrade a two-kilometre section of Foster-Promontory Road to give drivers safer, smoother journeys on this key regional route thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. The new section of road pavement will be constructed near the intersection of Black Swamp Road and..

HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW FIRE? GET READY BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE

A hard-hitting new advertising campaign has been launched that will reinforce the deadly risks of fire and the importance of planning and preparing for the fire season, as the state heads towards a long, hot and dry season. Member for Eastern Victoria, Jane Garrett welcomed..

UPGRADING THE LAKES ENTRANCE EASTERN TRAINING

The Andrews Labor Government is upgrading the Lakes Entrance Eastern Training Wall to make it safer for locals and visitors, delivering vital repairs for important local port facilities across the state. Minister for Ports and Freight Melissa Horne announced $780,000 for works to reinstate the..

PRINCESS HIGHWAY ROAD REBUILDING KICKS OFF

Work is underway to rebuild five sections of the Princes Highway to provide a smoother, safer and more reliable journey for Gippsland drivers as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s maintenance blitz. More than 600 metres of the Princes Highway’s east-bound section is currently being..

GETTING READY FOR KINDER IN SOUTH GIPPSLAND

South Gippsland families will have access to improved kindergarten facilities with work set to begin on upgrading Fish Creek Kindergarten, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. The service will be among the first in Victoria to offer funded Three-Year-Old Kindergarten and local families are receiving..

DELIVERING FOR COUNTRY FOOTBALL AND NETBALL CLUBS

More Victorians will be enjoying upgraded sport facilities thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s record investment in country football and netball clubs. Crib Point Recreation Reserve Oval is one of 17 projects that is receiving funding in the latest round of Country Football and Netball..

EXTRA SUPPORT FOR THE HASTINGS COMMUNITY

YSAS in Hastings is one of 39 health services across the state earmarked for $10 million in facility upgrades. Member for Eastern Victoria, Jane Garrett today announced $97,217 funding to help improve the quality of care delivered to clients at YSAS in Hastings under the..

EXTRA SUPPORT FOR THE BAIRNSDALE COMMUNITY

Wellways Australia is one of 39 health services across the state earmarked for $10 million in facility upgrades. Member for Eastern Victoria, Jane Garrett today announced $131,382 funding to help improve the quality of care delivered to clients at Wellways Australia in Bairnsdale under the..

funding for south gippsland gambling harm project

The Andrews Labor Government is providing $150,000 for a project that will focus on preventing gambling harm in South Gippsland. Member for Eastern Victoria Jane Garrett congratulated South Gippsland Shire Council on their successful proposal to look at ways of preventing gambling harm in their..

east and south gippsland road maintenance blitz to begin

The Andrews Labor Government’s massive road maintenance blitz is getting underway throughout East and South Gippsland to give drivers safer, smoother and stronger roads. It will kick off in October to coincide with the warmer spring and summer months. Member for Eastern Victoria, Jane Garrett..

hastings and mornington road maintenance blitz to begin

The Andrews Labor Government’s massive road maintenance blitz is getting underway throughout Hastings and Mornington to give drivers safer, smoother and stronger roads. It will kick off in October to coincide with the warmer spring and summer months. Member for Eastern Victoria Jane Garrett said..

helping to celebrate gippsland children

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting the Gippsland community to host fun and free educational activities and events for local families and children as part of this year’s Children’s Week celebrations. Jane Garrett today announced East Gippsland Shire Library, Orbost Regional Health, Wellington Shire Council..