State Government must provide local jobs fund

Member for Morwell Russell Northe last week in Parliament questioned the Minister for Energy and Resources, Lily D’Ambrosio over funds allocated to the Shanghai Electric Briquetting Project. “In 2014 State and Federal Governments jointly announced $25 million to Shanghai Electric under the Advanced Lignite Demonstration Program (ALDP) but the project which was to be based…

Young locals invited to have their say

Young regional leaders who want to influence State Government decision making are encouraged to apply for the YMCA’s Youth Parliament program before 7 April to have their views heard. Member for Morwell Russell Northe said this year’s program would give 16-25 year-olds an introduction into the workings of State Parliament with 120 spots available. “Since…

Nationals MPs visit local farmers

Leader of the Nationals Peter Walsh met with and spoke to local farmers on his visit to the Latrobe Valley today. Mr Walsh, who is also Shadow Minister for Agriculture and Water, along with Member for Morwell Russell Northe and Member for Eastern Victoria Region Melina Bath, visited Gippsland Free Range Eggs in Glengarry, Sticky…