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$1.2 MILLION FOR ARTS IN REGIONAL AND RURAL AREAS

$1.2 MILLION FOR ARTS IN REGIONAL AND RURAL AREAS

Artists, cultural organisations and community groups in Gippsland have been encouraged to apply for a slice of $1.2 million in Federal Government grants. Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester said the Festivals Australia grants program supported high quality...

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CHILD CARE REFORMS FACE 12-MONTH DELAY

Gippsland families seeking more affordable childcare are being held to ransom by an uncooperative opposition, which has delayed the implementation of the Federal Government’s child care reforms until the middle of next year. The Coalition has introduced legislation to...

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GIPPSLAND JOBS FAIR TO ASSIST THE COMMUNITY

People in the Gippsland area, including those affected by the closure of the Hazelwood Power Station and Mine, will be able to explore new job opportunities and connect with potential employers at an Australian Government Jobs Fair. Minister for Employment, Senator...

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NEW HELP FOR LOCAL BUSINESSES TO HIRE YOUNG EMPLOYEES

Gippsland businesses can now get additional Federal Government support to hire young job seekers. Jobactive PaTH (Prepare, Trial, Hire) Program will help young Australians through pre-employment training, internships and wage subsidies. The program will be fully...

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WELCOME BOOST FOR LOCAL CRICKET AND FOOTBALL IN YINNAR

Cricketers have played their first matches on a new synthetic wicket installed at Yinnar Recreation Reserve. The new pitch, which has a protective cover for the football season, was re-positioned away from the western oval’s centre circle to preserve the integrity of...

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