Ten Years on, We Remember…

Member for Morwell Russell Northe yesterday paid tribute in the Parliament of Victoria, to the Gippslanders impacted by the fires of the summer of 2009 – including Black Saturday. These fires ravaged Victoria, leaving behind an unprecedented trail of death, destruction and devastation. There were many incidents, but the Delburn Complex and Churchill fires are…

Northe urges community to “Speak Up”

Member for Morwell Russell Northe today joined with Boolarra Community Hotel Board Chairman Barry Richards and Lifeline Gippsland, Business Operations Manager, Alex Todorovski along with members of the Boolarra community in a show of support for the upcoming Tom Curtain “Speak Up” tour to be held at the Boolarra Community Hotel on the 16th February.…

Pondage must stay open!!!

After attending Engie’s Hazelwood Community Information Meeting last night in Morwell, Member for Morwell Russell Northe has again re-stated his strong view that every option must be explored to keep Hazelwood Pondage open. “The tourism, recreation and economic benefits of the pondage are significant to our community so if it was that the Pondage permanently…

Northe expresses disappointment at lack of commitment for Lifeline Gippsland

Member for Morwell, Russell Northe has described his reaction to a recent response from the Minister for Mental Health as “baffling” and “disappointing”. “I had previously written to the Minister in good faith, following community feedback and concern around Lifeline Gippsland’s desperate need for additional funding towards their crisis support line”, Mr Northe said, “but…