Neighbourhood Watch groups will receive Liberal-Nationals support

An elected Liberals-Nationals government will lead the revitalisation of the Neighbourhood Watch program according to Member for Morwell Russell Northe.   The Liberal-Nationals have committed to providing $2m over four years to fund locally based crime prevention initiatives and central head office co-ordination.   “This comes after the current State Government failed to renew the…

Local clubs receive VicHealth grants

Six local sports clubs have shared in just over $22,500 worth of funding under the VicHealth Active Club grant scheme. Mr Northe said the grants, of up to $10,000 each, will make a significant difference to the local sporting clubs. Member for Morwell Russell Northe congratulated Callignee and Traralgon South Cricket Club ($3,000), Combined Gippsland…

War memorial restoration grants now open

Member for Morwell Russell Northe is encouraging veteran organisations, councils and community groups to apply for grants to assist with restoration work required on war memorials.   Mr Northe said grants of up to $20,000 to renew or repair local commemorative sites and honour rolls were available through the Restoring Community War Memorials Grants program.…