Infrastructure Victoria Plan Slim Pickings for Regions

Russell Northe, together with Gary Blackwood, has called on Daniel Andrews to do something to guide infrastructure investment across the State after the Premier distanced himself almost immediately after yesterday’s release of an Infrastructure Victoria report. Member for Morwell Russell Northe said the report contained just 11 out of the total 134 recommendations to assist regional communities. ‘Regional…

Latrobe unemployment rises again

Latrobe region has one of the highest unemployment rates of all Victorian municipalities, figures from the June 2016 quarter have revealed. The unemployment rate in Latrobe has continued to rise and is now at 10.7 per cent – a 3.4 per cent jump since December 2014. Member for Morwell Russell Northe said this increase was…