Pondage response finally after 134 days

Member for Morwell Russell Northe last week in Parliament finally received a response from the State Government in relation to Hazelwood Pondage being retained as a public recreational facilty into the future. It seemed that a response only occurred following a strong rebuke by Mr Northe in Parliament on Wednesday during Question Time. “Unfortunately, it…

Parliament Climate Change hearing for Latrobe

Member for Morwell Russell Northe is advising the Latrobe Valley community of the State Parliaments Inquiry into Tackling Climate Change in Victorian Communities by the Environment and Planning Committee, whom will be holding a public hearing in our region next week. “It’s important for individuals and organisations to engage with the Victorian Parliament and participate…

Resolution must be found for derelict buildings

Member for Morwell Russell Northe is throwing his support behind local communities in their endeavours to have abandoned and/or derelict buildings cleaned up. Mr Northe has been contacted by local residents across several communities including the Traralgon Community Development Association (TCDA) who feel very strongly about this issue. The TCDA and indeed other community organisations…

Pondage plight still ignored

Member for Morwell Russell Northe has again vented his frustration at the State Government over its lack of response and interest to the Latrobe Valley community in the wake of the closure of Hazelwood Pondage. Following the presentation of thousands of signatures in State Parliament in June of this year, Mr Northe had at the…