Premier needs reliability lesson

As Victoria braces for another sweltering day tomorrow, Member for Morwell Russell Northe has taken the Andrews Government to task following comments made by the Premier in relation to electricity generation reliability in Victoria. “The problem with coal-fired power is when you need it most it is the least reliable. On the really -extreme demand…

Northe’s tribute to CFA personnel

Member for Morwell Russell Northe has today in State Parliament, taken the opportunity to again put on public record his deep respect and appreciation of our local Country Fire Authority (CFA) brigades and its members. “I have a very long relationship with our local CFA members, having witnessed their commitment and dedication to the safety…

Northe furious as Premier takes axe to timber industry

As Parliament resumes today, Member for Morwell Russell Northe has taken the first opportunity to highlight local concerns following the State Government decision to ban the logging of native timber by 2030. “My local community was absolutely gutted at this announcement last week”, Mr Northe said, speaking from Spring Street this afternoon, “this decision has created much anger, anxiety…

Northe calls for promised LV Ambulance services

Yesterday in State Parliament, Member for Morwell Russell Northe raised community concerns over the delivery of ambulance stations and paramedic resources to the Latrobe Valley. Speaking from Spring Street yesterday, Mr Northe explained: “Whilst I commend the State Government for its commitment to rebuilding ambulance stations in our region unfortunately there is little information available…

Hansard – Members Statement – Country Women’s Association, Traralgon

Mr NORTHE: I rise to extend my congratulations to the Traralgon branch of the Country Women’s Association, whose members will celebrate the association’s 90th birthday on 4 December. As the oldest group in the Latrobe Valley, Traralgon CWA was originally formed in 1929 by Mrs Whittaker and Mrs Brereton and continues its strong tradition of tireless fundraising that has assisted…