Morwell electorate funding – Tuesday 12 April 2016

Mr NORTHE (Morwell) — I rise today to call upon the Labor government to provide funding in the upcoming budget for a number of projects and organisations in the Morwell electorate. For example, the Gippsland Carers Association (GCA) provides important support and advocacy services across our region, but it faces significant challenges if state government support is…

Coalition backs regional sports infrastructure with Harold Preston Pavilion opening

Member for Eastern Victoria Region Melina Bath today attended the opening of the Harold Preston Reserve Pavilion which was funded with the assistance of $50,000 from the former Coalition Government. Ms Bath congratulated Traralgon Olympians Soccer Club and Latrobe City Council for contributing funding towards the construction of the new pavilion which provides change facilities…

Grants available for voluntary emergency services

Member for Morwell Russell Northe is inviting local volunteer emergency services organisations to apply for funding under the 2016-17 Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program (VESEP). Mr Northe said grants of up to $100,000 were available for emergency service volunteer groups to assist them when responding to emergencies such as fire, floods and storms. “The grants…

Rooming House Operators Bill 2015 – Second Reading Speech resumed – Thursday 10 March 2016

ebate resumed from 9 March; motion of Ms GARRETT (Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation). Mr NORTHE (Morwell) — Continuing from my contribution yesterday, at the time I was raising some concerns that were expressed by the Registered Accommodation Association of Victoria. It has some concerns that the current disqualification criteria may force operators to walk…