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NEW GIPPSLAND LAKES PLAN TO SAFEGUARD FISHERY’S FUTURE

The Victorian Government is delivering on its commitment to invest in science and habitat restoration in the Gippsland Lakes, with the release of a plan to safeguard the future of one of the state’s key fisheries. Minister for Fishing and Boating Melissa Horne unveiled the..

REGIONAL VICTORIA TO TAKE THIRD STEP

From 11:59pm tomorrow, Gippsland and other regional communities across the state will take the third step along the roadmap to COVID Normal. Member for Eastern Victoria, Jane Garrett MP said the announcement was a testament to the determination of regional communities to stay the course..

GIPPSLAND COMMUNITY GROUPS TO BENEFIT FROM COASTCARE FUNDS

Volunteers and community groups along the Gippsland coast will share in almost half a million dollars in funding from the Victorian Government to continue important protection and rehabilitation works. Member for Eastern Victoria, Jane Garrett MP said more funding and larger grants of up to..

NEW AVON RIVER BRIDGE TAKING SHAPE

Rail passengers in Gippsland are one step closer to faster and more frequent services, with work ramping up on the construction of the new Avon River Bridge. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack today announced the first 18..

VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT DELIVERS FOR WORLD GAME IN LANGWARRIN

Football has been given a boost in Langwarrin with the Victorian Government announcing funding to Frankston City Council to upgrade to facilities at Lawton Reserve. Member for Eastern Victorian, Jane Garrett MP today announced $250,000 towards upgrading lighting at Lawton Reserve from the government’s 2019-20..

COMMERCIAL OCTOPUS FISHERY LICENCES SECURED IN GIPPSLAND

Commercial operators in East Gippsland will be able to fish for octopus thanks to a new category of licence which will secure valuable jobs in the region and provide more fresh calamari for seafood lovers. Minister for Boating and Fishing Melissa Horne said 11 ongoing..

FOSTER INDOOR STADIUM SCORE $2.26 MILLION TOWARDS REDEVELOPMENT

The Foster Indoor Stadium is set for a transformation, thanks to a $2.26 million funding boost from the Victorian Government’s Community Sports Infrastructure Stimulus Program. Member for Eastern Victoria Jane Garrett MP today announced that the project is one of 27 to benefit from a..

SUPPORTING MORE COMMUNITY FACILITIES IN WELLINGTON

Much loved community meeting spaces in Glenmaggie and Stratford will be upgraded thanks to Victorian Government funding. Member for Eastern Victoria Jane Garrett today announced over $100,000 in funding for Glenmaggie Mechanics Institute and the Stratford RSL from the Latrobe Valley Authority’s Community and Facility..

SUPPORTING EARLY STAGE LATROBE VALLEY BUSINESSES

Early stage businesses in the Latrobe Valley will be supported to take the next step in growing jobs with support from the Victorian Government. Members for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing MP and Jane Garrett MP today announced over $1.9 million in funding from the Business..

Funding For Gippsland’s Fire-Affected Roads

The Victorian Government is helping communities in Eastern Victoria recover from bushfires and the economic impacts of coronavirus (COVID) with new funding to support bushfire recovery on arterial roads. Minister for Roads and Road Safety Ben Carroll said a $22.8 million state-wide investment from the..

$1 MILLION FOR WATERING MOUNT MARTHA GREEN SPACES

Victorian businesses will benefit from the creation of jobs and opportunities after a major funding boost for water infrastructure projects and environmental works across the state. Member for Eastern Victoria Jane Garrett today announced an additional $1 million for The Briars recycled water project, helping..

NEW RECYCLED WATER INFRASTRUCTURE FOR BAIRNSDALE

The Victorian Government is investing in local water projects to make Eastern Victoria more liveable, our waterways healthier and help our local parks and gardens use more recycled water and stormwater. Member for Eastern Victoria Jane Garrett today announced over $600,000 to deliver recycled water..

ORBOST SECONDARY COLLEGE TO RECEIVE LYNNE KOSKY MEMORIAL VCAL GRANT

Orbost Secondary College is among eight schools who will receive a Lynne Kosky Memorial Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) Grant. Member for Eastern Victoria, Jane Garrett MP said the grants provide important financial support to the selected VCAL providers to develop outstanding learning initiatives..

NEW ROUNDABOUT FOR HIGH-RISK SALE INTERSECTION

The Andrews Government is upgrading a high-risk Sale intersection as part of a new program which works with councils and communities to improve high-risk local roads. Member for Eastern Victoria Jane Garrett said a roundabout would be built at the corner of MacArthur and Market..

$2.6 MILLION BOOST FOR GIPPSLAND PROJECTS

Five Gippsland projects are moving forward with funding made possible by the Victorian Government’s 2020-21 Local Sports Infrastructure Fund. Member for Eastern Victoria Jane Garrett MP today announced the funding, with these five projects being a part of 100 projects to benefit from a share..

UPGRADED FACILITIES FOR ORBOST SECONDARY COLLEGE

Orbost students now have upgraded music and arts rooms thanks to the Andrews Government. Member for Eastern Victoria Jane Garrett MP today announced the completion of the $900,000 upgrade, which also included new administration offices and landscaping. The Andrews Government has invested $6.1 billion to..

WORK STARTS ON CLIFTON CREEK SCHOOL REBUILD

Students at Clifton Creek Primary School are a step closer to getting the facilities they need for a great start in life, with an architect appointed to design the school’s rebuild. Member for Eastern Victoria today announced that AOA Christopher Peck – Consultant has been..