Members Statement – 20 June 2019

Derek Amos and Detective Senior Sergeant Craig Gye Mr NORTHE: Two community members were deservedly recognised in this year’s Queen’s Birthday honours list. Derek Amos was awarded an Order of Australia Medal for his service to the Gippsland community. Derek is a former member for Morwell and Latrobe City councillor. He has been busy in…

Worker Transfer Scheme to continue

Member for Morwell, Russell Northe has today in Question Time raised concerns on the current employment status of former Hazelwood Power Station and Carter Holt Harvey workers and contractors, following the closure of both businesses over the past two years. Mr Northe had previously obtained information that clearly shows hundreds of former workers are either…

Hansard – Constituency Question – 5 June 2019

Mr NORTHE (Morwell) (11:41): (734) My question is directed to the Minister for Regional Development in the other place. Minister, what is the latest information regarding the government’s stance on the future of Hazelwood Pondage in my electorate? Hazelwood Pondage has been closed to the general public for months, and many members of my local…

Northe tables Hazelwood Pondage petition

Member for Morwell Russell Northe has today tabled a petition in State Parliament asking for the State Government to save the iconic Hazelwood Pondage. “Nearly 5,000 people have signed online and hard copy petitions, which demonstrates the massive support my community has for the retention of Hazelwood Pondage” Mr Northe said. Mr Northe also raised…