TWO TRARALGON SPORTING PAVILIONS SET TO OPEN

Member for Morwell Russell Northe and Member for Eastern Victoria Region, Melina Bath today attended the official opening of Agnes Brereton Reserve and Old Trafford Oval Pavilions. Mr Northe said Latrobe Valley residents can now look forward to playing more sport all year round from upgrades to these two sporting pavilions. “The Victorian Coalition Government…

NORTHE RAISES LAND OWNERS CONCERNS IN PARLIAMENT

Member for Morwell Russell Northe has today in Parliament raised concerns on behalf of local landowners with respect to a distinct lack of communication from the State Labor Government following Planning Panels Victoria recommendations to Latrobe City Council’s “Traralgon Growth Area Review”. During his constituency question to the Minister for Planning Mr Northe said by…

GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR MEN’S SHEDS

Grants of up to $8,000 are now available to help communities modify, equip and improve Men’s Sheds, Member for Morwell Russell Northe announced today. Mr Northe encouraged community groups with existing Men’s Sheds across the Morwell electorate to apply for the latest round of grants available from the Australian Men’s Sheds Association under the Nationals…

CHURCHILL AND TOONGABBIE FIRE BRIGADES TO BENEFIT FROM EQUIPMENT GRANTS

Member for Morwell, Russell Northe has congratulated two local CFA groups that will receive funding from the 2015/16 Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program (VESEP). Mr Northe said the program assisted emergency service agencies with the purchase of operational equipment, trucks, and funds minor upgrades. “Local emergency service volunteers make a significant contribution to supporting and…

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR FIRE SERVICE REVIEW

The short timeframe for submissions to the Fire Services Review has fuelled concerns the Melbourne-based union will gain control of country firefighting operations. Member for Morwell Russell Northe said there were even fears that the Andrews Labor Government would use the review to merge the CFA with the Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB). “Local CFA volunteers…