Local clubs receive VicHealth grants

Six local sports clubs have shared in just over $22,500 worth of funding under the VicHealth Active Club grant scheme. Mr Northe said the grants, of up to $10,000 each, will make a significant difference to the local sporting clubs. Member for Morwell Russell Northe congratulated Callignee and Traralgon South Cricket Club ($3,000), Combined Gippsland…

War memorial restoration grants now open

Member for Morwell Russell Northe is encouraging veteran organisations, councils and community groups to apply for grants to assist with restoration work required on war memorials.   Mr Northe said grants of up to $20,000 to renew or repair local commemorative sites and honour rolls were available through the Restoring Community War Memorials Grants program.…

Morwell Emergency Services Hub

The announcement today by the Andrews Labor Government that alternative locations would be sought for the proposed development of a new fire station and ambulance station in Morwell is a positive step.   However the Government should have listened and consulted with the Morwell emergency service responders in the first instance.   They would then have…

Swimming lessons in Primary Schools

Member for Morwell Russell Northe said today that the State Government needed to clarify aspects of its swimming lessons for primary school student’s initiative.   “Whilst we support the notion of all primary school students learning how to swim; questions remain on who will actually pay for the swimming lessons and where will these swim…