Latrobe Valley commuters pay more for less

Member for Morwell Russell Northe has again slammed the unfair pricing structure that Latrobe Valley commuters are confronted with when utilising public transport. Mr Northe has called upon the State Government and Public Transport Victoria to urgently review the current zoning system that places Latrobe Valley residents at a distinct financial disadvantage when accessing public…

Government must to act now to retain Pondage

Member for Morwell Russell Northe has today congratulated Latrobe City Council following its passing of a resolution calling for the State Government to undertake a detailed feasibility study to consider all options of retaining Hazelwood Pondage as a community asset. Last night’s Council meeting saw four resolutions passed demonstrating Council’s support in retaining the Pondage…

Hazelwood Pondage Fight Continues

Member for Morwell Russell Northe has again written to Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes that calls upon the State Government to commit to undertaking a feasibility of Hazelwood Pondage and its future. Following on from meeting with the Minister in Parliament in June with local stakeholders , Mr Northe along with representatives from Latrobe…

Plight of Gippsland farmers still being ignored

Member for Morwell Russell Northe has again highlighted the State Government’s dismissive and seemingly disrespectful treatment of Latrobe Valley farmers. Speaking post a number of visits to Latrobe Valley farms yesterday, Mr Northe has repeated calls for the State Government to provide appropriate drought support for local farming families. “Whilst visiting those on the land…