Statement – Minister fails to support Latrobe Valley seniors – 13 September 2018

Member for Morwell, Russell Northe has expressed his extreme disappointment at the response received from the Minister for Transport, in relation to Mr Northe’s advocacy for a better deal for Latrobe Valley seniors when they utilise public transport. Mr Northe recently highlighted in Parliament the financial disadvantage Latrobe Valley seniors face when using public transport,…

Lifeline Gippsland Policy Initiative

MY POLICY INITIATIVE Lifeline Gippsland is an important part of Lifeline Australia’s 24-hour Telephone Crisis Support network. This vital service enables the Australian community to connect to professionally trained Crisis Support Workers – often in dire times and in need of significant support. The Lifeline Telephone Crisis Support service is staffed entirely by volunteers, who…

Latrobe Essential Services Fund

POLICY INITIATIVE In the wake of community consternation following the closure of prominent businesses such as Hazelwood Power Station, Carter Holt Harvey, and Target – I am delivering a new policy initiative that demands stronger support to retain and grow jobs, and support economic development in the Latrobe region. The State Government scrambled to provide…