Approximately 65 new police officers have been recruited to Latrobe Valley police stations in Traralgon, Morwell, Moe and Churchill. Putting more police on the beat will boost community safety and serve as a visual reminder that crime, violence and anti-social behaviour will not be tolerated.
Traralgon CFA received a $1.5 million fire truck equipped with an aerial ladder will enhance emergency response capabilities in the Latrobe Valley.
$73M for the expansion of the Latrobe Regional Hospital the expansion will include a new emergency department that will more than double existing capacity and a cardiac catheterisation lab that will benefit heart patients.
Funding was announced for two projects – the projects have a total value of $15m the Victorian Government’s contributed $4.6m from the Regional Partnerships Facilitation Fund. ‘Gippsland Industry-led Control and Systems Engineering Pathway’, was allocated $2.5m and seeks to address declining productivity and competitiveness in manufacturing and related industries.
Mental Illness Fellowship Victoria, Latrobe Regional Hospital and local real estate companies will provide 20 additional rental units for people with a mental illness in Gippsland through the “Doorways” Project.
$40 million across Regional Victoria to fix mobile black spots and deliver free Wi-Fi on train services including the Traralgon line.
$320,000 funding for Hydro Australia, through the Hydro Australia Capability Improvement Project to support a major capacity expansion project for Hydro Australia. Key aspects of the project include the acquisition of new equipment that will expand the size and scope of repairs the company can accommodate at its Morwell site.
$1.88 million for Victorian Government’s Natural Disaster Relief Fund. Latrobe City was successful in securing funding for remediation and repair works following heavy rains. Roads being repaired under this program include: • Jeeralang West Road, Jeeralang • Snowders Road, Boolarra South • Lyndons Road, Callignee • Quarry Road, Yallourn North • Budgeree Road, Boolarra •…