Government support runs dry in Latrobe

Member for Morwell Russell Northe has used Question Time in Parliament this week to place more pressure upon the Andrews Government to extend drought support measures to Latrobe Valley farmers and families. “Over the past few months I have received many calls and emails from local farmers who are doing it tough due to these…

Northe raises need for industry support and jobs

Member for Morwell Russell Northe yesterday by way of a Grievance Debate called upon the State Government to ensure local workers have future employment opportunities in traditional and new industries in the Latrobe Valley. Mr Northe highlighted the challenges being experienced by the energy and resources, agriculture and timber industries and how poor Government policy…

Still a flood of support for Pondage

Last month Member for Morwell Russell Northe commenced a petition calling upon the State Government to explore every possible option to reopen Hazelwood Pondage for the benefit of local residents and tourists alike. “On behalf of the Morwell Electorate and due to the overwhelming outcry from concerned residents, stakeholders and users of Hazelwood Pondage, over…

Northe acknowledges community leaders

Member for Morwell Russell Northe has today in Parliament, acknowledged enormous contributions from two incredible leaders in our community. “Today in Parliament, I’ve paid tribute today to two upstanding members of our region, who have worked tirelessly for many years to improve the lives of people in our towns”, Mr Northe said. “Their drive and…