Northe calls for fix to mobile reception

Member for Morwell Russell Northe has used question time question time as Parliament resumes this week, to highlight the ongoing frustration of many local residents who continually have to contend with unreliable and poor mobile phone reception. “I’ve called upon the State Government to address this long-standing issue in my community”, Mr Northe said, speaking…

Premier needs reliability lesson

As Victoria braces for another sweltering day tomorrow, Member for Morwell Russell Northe has taken the Andrews Government to task following comments made by the Premier in relation to electricity generation reliability in Victoria. “The problem with coal-fired power is when you need it most it is the least reliable. On the really -extreme demand…

Northe’s tribute to CFA personnel

Member for Morwell Russell Northe has today in State Parliament, taken the opportunity to again put on public record his deep respect and appreciation of our local Country Fire Authority (CFA) brigades and its members. “I have a very long relationship with our local CFA members, having witnessed their commitment and dedication to the safety…

Northe furious as Premier takes axe to timber industry

As Parliament resumes today, Member for Morwell Russell Northe has taken the first opportunity to highlight local concerns following the State Government decision to ban the logging of native timber by 2030. “My local community was absolutely gutted at this announcement last week”, Mr Northe said, speaking from Spring Street this afternoon, “this decision has created much anger, anxiety…

Northe calls for promised LV Ambulance services

Yesterday in State Parliament, Member for Morwell Russell Northe raised community concerns over the delivery of ambulance stations and paramedic resources to the Latrobe Valley. Speaking from Spring Street yesterday, Mr Northe explained: “Whilst I commend the State Government for its commitment to rebuilding ambulance stations in our region unfortunately there is little information available…