Our fares aren’t fair – Northe

Member for Morwell Russell Northe has today released a personally commissioned Parliamentary Intern  report, to delve into the discriminatory myki public transport fares in the Latrobe Valley. “Over time, many local users of our public transport system have not only raised concerns on the standard of some services”, Mr Northe began, “but also the unfair…

Restrictions on business need review

Member for Morwell Russell Northe has today in State Parliament called upon the Minister for Small Business to consider the plight of local businesses that remain closed or who struggle to remain open due to COVID-19 restrictions and measures. “I’ve been listening and talking with a number of local businesses over these past months and…

Even more organisations without a home

Member for Morwell Russell Northe last night in State Parliament highlighted the plight of several Latrobe Valley sporting and community organisations that have lost access or are soon to lose access to their facilities, through no fault of their own. “I’ve called upon the Victorian Government to take action to support these same organisations that are…

Increased PSO role a win – Northe

Member for Morwell Russell Northe has welcomed the introduction of new legislation in State Parliament this week, increasing the role of Protective Service Officers (PSO’s) in Victoria. “I congratulate the Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville and her Government, upon the introduction of PSO changes within the Police and Emergency Services Legislation Amendment…

Local builders ignored in local project

Member for Morwell, Russell Northe has today expressed his disbelief and anger at suggestions that WorkSafe a Victorian Government authority has excluded local builders from tendering for a significant project to be undertaken in Traralgon. Mr Northe said he believed the said project was estimated to be worth between $1 million and $1.5 million and…