Northe urges community to “Speak Up”

Member for Morwell Russell Northe today joined with Boolarra Community Hotel Board Chairman Barry Richards and Lifeline Gippsland, Business Operations Manager, Alex Todorovski along with members of the Boolarra community in a show of support for the upcoming Tom Curtain “Speak Up” tour to be held at the Boolarra Community Hotel on the 16th February.…

Pondage must stay open!!!

After attending Engie’s Hazelwood Community Information Meeting last night in Morwell, Member for Morwell Russell Northe has again re-stated his strong view that every option must be explored to keep Hazelwood Pondage open. “The tourism, recreation and economic benefits of the pondage are significant to our community so if it was that the Pondage permanently…

Northe expresses disappointment at lack of commitment for Lifeline Gippsland

Member for Morwell, Russell Northe has described his reaction to a recent response from the Minister for Mental Health as “baffling” and “disappointing”. “I had previously written to the Minister in good faith, following community feedback and concern around Lifeline Gippsland’s desperate need for additional funding towards their crisis support line”, Mr Northe said, “but…

Pondage users left high and dry

News today that Hazelwood Pondage’s closure will continue until at least the early part of 2019 is devastating news for tourists and locals alike. This popular and unique body of water is an extremely popular destination during the Christmas and School holiday period, but water enthusiasts and campers will now be forced to find other…