Member for Morwell Russell Northe raises concerns over unemployment in Latrobe Valley

Member for Morwell Russell Northe has raised a number of important matters in State Parliament this week, including concern over rising unemployment in the Latrobe Valley, the impact of the State Governments massive increase on coal royalties and his opposition to the Governments Renewable Energy (Jobs and Investment) Bill 2017. Mr Northe said that conversations…

Crime up 21 per cent in Latrobe City

Daniel Andrews refuses to take action to fix the violent crime rate in Victoria, Member for Morwell Russell Northe has said. New figures released by the Victorian Crime Statistics Agency today show crime across the Latrobe LGA rose 21.11 per cent since December 2014, up from 11,964 total offences at December 2014 to 14,490 offences…

Statement on Carter Holt Harvey

Daniel Andrews must act urgently to reverse the Latrobe Valley’s jobs crisis.   Carter Holt Harvey announced today it had started consulting with staff about the possible closure of its Morwell sawmill, which employs 160 people in our community and hundreds more down the line.   The Nationals Member for Morwell Russell Northe said it…