Latrobe unemployment rises again

Latrobe region has one of the highest unemployment rates of all Victorian municipalities, figures from the June 2016 quarter have revealed. The unemployment rate in Latrobe has continued to rise and is now at 10.7 per cent – a 3.4 per cent jump since December 2014. Member for Morwell Russell Northe said this increase was…

Community shade grants open

Member for Morwell Russell Northe is encouraging local sporting clubs and community groups to apply for funding available through a Community Shade Grant Program which is now open. “The program provides grants of up to $50,000 to construct a new shade, purchase a portable shade, plant a natural shade or repair an existing shade,” Mr…

Nominate a Victorian Young Achiever

Member for Morwell Russell Northe is calling for nominations for the Victorian Young Achiever Awards for 2017. Mr Northe said the Young Achiever Awards recognise the achievements of young Australians who have worked to provide a service, program or project for young people that has resulted in positive, youth-led changes in a local community. “Just…