Regional Achievement Awards now open

Member for Morwell Russell Northe is inviting the community to consider nominating a local high achiever for the Victorian Regional Achievement and Community Awards. Mr Northe said the awards encourage, acknowledge and reward the valuable contribution individuals, businesses, groups and organisations are making in regional and rural Victoria. “The Regional Achievement and Community Awards began…

Members Statement – Country Fire Authority enterprise bargaining agreement – Wednesday 27 April

Mr NORTHE (Morwell) — I rise today in regard to the Premier’s meddling in enterprise bargaining agreement (EBA) negotiations with the United Firefighters Union. Everyone agrees that career firefighters deserve fair pay and conditions — and this has never been disputed — but there are genuine concerns raised by Country Fire Authority (CFA) volunteers on aspects of the said…