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UPGRADING SCHOOL FIRE SHELTERS IN EAST GIPPSLAND

Students in bushfire-prone areas will be safer, with the Andrews Labor Government making sure schools in fire danger areas are better prepared for bushfires. Member for Eastern Victoria, Jane Garrett announced that 6 schools in East Gippsland will be among 81 school campuses across the..

UPGRADING SCHOOL FIRE SHELTERS IN SOUTH GIPPSLAND

Students in bushfire-prone areas will be safer, with the Andrews Labor Government making sure schools in fire danger areas are better prepared for bushfires. Member for Eastern Victoria, Jane Garrett announced that 2 schools in South Gippsland will be among 81 school campuses across the..

UPGRADING SCHOOL FIRE SHELTERS IN HASTINGS & MORNINGTON

Students in bushfire-prone areas will be safer, with the Andrews Labor Government making sure schools in fire danger areas are better prepared for bushfires. Member for Eastern Victoria, Jane Garrett announced that 4 schools in the Hastings & Mornington areas will be among 81 school..

KORUMBURRA COMMUNITY HUB GETS LIBRARY FUNDING

Library services at the new Korumburra Community Hub are getting a boost, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s Living Libraries Infrastructure Program. The Labor Government is delivering $750,000 in funding to incorporate new library services into the South Gippsland Shire Council’s Community Hub project. Funding..

GRANTS PROVIDED TO EAST GIPPSLAND CFA

The Andrews Labor Government has awarded new equipment to CFA stations across East Gippsland as part of a state-wide investment in new emergency services equipment. Minister for Emergency Services Lisa Neville has announced 294 new grants totalling more than $13.75 million as part of the..

GRANTS PROVIDED TO SOUTH GIPPSLAND CFA

The Andrews Labor Government has awarded new equipment to CFA stations across South Gippsland as part of a state-wide investment in new emergency services equipment. Minister for Emergency Services Lisa Neville has announced 294 new grants totalling more than $13.75 million as part of the..

BOOSTING ENERGY EFFICIENCY FOR VICTORIA’S FARMERS

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting Victorian farmers to invest in new equipment and technology to improve sustainability and reduce energy costs with the rollout of new Agriculture Energy Investment Plan grants. Member for Eastern Victoria, Jane Garrett today welcomed the latest recipients to receive..

ANNOUNCING OUR STATE’S OUTSTANDING VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR

An East Gippsland Volunteer has received a 2019 Victorian Volunteer Champion Award. Member for Eastern Victoria, Jane Garrett would like to congratulate Mr Chris Lawless for their incredible work in the Briagolong community. I sincerely thank you for your 25-year contribution to the veteran community..

ANNOUNCING OUR STATE’S OUTSTANDING VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR

A Somerville Volunteer has received a 2019 Victorian Volunteer Champion Award. Member for Eastern Victoria, Jane Garrett would like to congratulate Mr Richard Mitchell for their incredible work around the Hastings & Mornington community. I sincerely thank you for your 42-year contribution to Life Saving..

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..