Northe calls on Government to include Latrobe City in the Powerline Replacement Fund

Member for Morwell Russell Northe today joined with Boolarra South residents, Tony and Linda Minter in calling upon the State Labor Government to include Latrobe City Council in the Governments Powerline Replacement Fund (PRF). Mr Northe said the Powerline Replacement Fund provides financial support to property owners to assist with the replacement of dangerous private…

Grants available to recognise our veterans

Member for Morwell Russell Northe is encouraging community and ex-service organisations to apply for funding to ensure the sacrifice and service of veterans is acknowledged in local communities. Mr Northe said there were four grants streams that enabled communities to better connect with local veterans and commemorate past conflicts. “Acknowledging the contribution our veterans have…

Active Club Grants announced

Sporting and recreation clubs across the Morwell electorate have received a share in almost $1 million in the latest round of VicHealth’s Active Club Grants, to help get Victorians more physically active. Member for Morwell Russell Northe said the grants, of up to $10,000 each, will make a significant difference to the local clubs in…

Boolarra police station must reopen

Member for Morwell Russell Northe is calling on the State Labor Government to ensure the Boolarra Police station does not remain closed into the future. Mr Northe said he had been approached by a number of Boolarra residents who have expressed their concern that the Boolarra police station which is currently closed, may not reopen.…

Local groups benefit from nappy drive

Member for Morwell Russell Northe today welcomed the opportunity to present Berry Street, Anglicare Victoria and participants of the Kurnai Young Parents program with nappies collected through the “Nappy Collective Giving Project”.   Mr Northe thanked the Latrobe community for their overwhelming response to the May drive of the “Nappy Collective Giving Project”.   “Through…