Driffield Community Memorial officially opened

Member for Morwell Russell Northe today joined the Yinnar and District Community Association and current and former residents of Driffield to officially open the new Driffield Community Memorial. Mr Northe said the Liberal-Nationals Coalition provided $10,400 from the Regional Growth Fund for the Remembering Driffield Memorial project to commemorate the township of Driffield. Latrobe City…

Morwell School Regeneration project underway

Member for Morwell Russell Northe has welcomed the commencement of Morwell Primary School’s Regeneration Project. Mr Northe said clearing the old Morwell High School site on McDonald Street had started. “The Morwell Primary School Regeneration Project will merge Commercial Road Primary School, Morwell Primary School and Tobruk Street Primary School onto one site,” Mr Northe…

Gippsland loses country jobs under Labor

Unemployment in regional Victoria is rising sharply under the Andrews Labor Government and Gippsland Nationals MPs are concerned nothing is being done about it.   Member for Morwell Russell Northe said the latest Bureau of Statistics data showed regional Victoria shed 6,200 jobs this month, including 3,000 full-time jobs.   “Regional Victoria has lost 10,100…

Labor sacks youth employment workers

Youth unemployment could rise further in the Morwell and Narracan electorates, as Daniel Andrews cuts funding for vital workplace learning coordinators. Member for Morwell Russell Northe said the coordinators improved youth employment opportunities by arranging work placements for students undertaking training at schools, TAFEs or registered training providers. “Without this program, it is going to…