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…

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…

Northe: budget is a mixed bag for LV

Member for Morwell Russell Northe has described the State Budget, handed down in Parliament today as a “mixed bag” for the Morwell electorate. “Whilst there is some positive news in the 2019/2020 State Budget for our community, there are still some shortfalls of areas that need to be addressed”, Mr Northe said, speaking from Spring…

Freemasons Victoria helping Gippsland Farmers

Member for Morwell Russell Northe was thrilled to attend today’s announcement from Freemasons Victoria that their organisation would contribute $50,000 from the Freemasons Foundation Victoria to Gippsland Farmers Relief (GFR). “The generosity of our local Freemasons to donate $50,000 to Gippsland Farmers Relief is simply an incredibly outstanding and generous gesture, particularly given the great…

Funding helps seal the deal

Member for Morwell Russell Northe was today thrilled to learn that multiple local road projects have been funded in round two of the Victorian Governments Fixing Country Roads Program. “The Fixing Country Roads Program provides an opportunity for Councils to apply for funding for the purposes of improving local roads, and this is vitally important…