Gippsland Rail Services questioned again

Last week in State Parliament Member for Morwell Russell Northe used Question Time to again call for the Government to explain what benefits Gippsland commuters will receive, once current rail upgrades are completed. “Gippsland commuters are continually experiencing delays, cancellations, disruptions and are faced with regular replacement services – they’re fed up with the poor…

Northe calls for VRET Bill to be delayed

In a bold move, Member for Morwell Russell Northe has this morning moved a Reasoned Amendment in State Parliament calling upon the State Government to delay debating their Renewable Energy (Jobs and Investment) Amendment Bill 2019 (VRET) until such time that extensive modelling has been undertaken to understand the possible impacts of the Bill. “The…

Northe calls for SEA Electric update

Member for Morwell Russell Northe has used question time in Parliament today to call for an update regarding the proposed Latrobe Valley SEA Electric Vehicle Manufacturing Facility. “Like many in my community, I was thrilled to learn last year that our region would be the destination for an Electric Vehicle Manufacturing Facility. Since the initial…

Plastic Bag Ban to take place in November

Last week in State Parliament, the Legislative Assembly passed a Bill that bans the use of all single-use lightweight shopping bags. These bags will be banned from 1st November 2019 and this will apply to all retailers including supermarkets, greengrocers, bakeries, pharmacies, clothes stores, restaurants, cafes, markets, food outlets, petrol stations and more. Mr Northe…